An idea for BGP

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    An idea for BGP

    *An idea for BGP*

    I have an idea that I'm going to throw out there and ya'll can certainly throw it right back.

    I'm not going to try and turn this into Facebook by any means, but I think it would be a good idea to add a "like" button or a "thumbs up" (like on Youtube). There are many times that I read a post that I completely agree with and the comment was made so well that I really just don't have anything else to offer. So, I choose not to basically repeat what the member said only in a different way, but I think it would be a nice way to let someone know they made a great post without making a pointless one simply saying "Good Post "

    I feel like this would be a good addition in my opinion...just an idea.
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    I see the "thumbs-up" emoticon in the P&R forum most often. It's the smiley equivalent of "ditto".

    And I'm not crazy about it. Not picking on you at all MJ, but I would rather see posts that add to a conversation. That's just me, though.

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    I would imagine this would be more for the software peopel than for BGP in general. I've seen this type of forum with this layout elsewhere so I imagine this is a program BGP runs on their serves, not one they designed.

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    Yea another forum I'm on has something called "thanks". Basically if someone posts something you like, you just click thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcpapa View Post
    IAnd I'm not crazy about it. Not picking on you at all MJ, but I would rather see posts that add to a conversation. That's just me, though.
    No worries mcpapa, it was just a random idea I had. I just thought that if someone was simply going to make a post like the two above you, they could just click the "like" or "thumbs up" button. Now of coarse if they had more information, or wanted to elaborate on the same topic, then I would definitely want them to post as well. Because sometimes I just want someone to know that I think they are dead on, but I don't really have anything to say to add to the conversation.


    Quote Originally Posted by HT721 View Post
    I would imagine this would be more for the software peopel than for BGP in general. I've seen this type of forum with this layout elsewhere so I imagine this is a program BGP runs on their serves, not one they designed.
    Probably true.

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    Not a bad idea, but I'd much prefer and anodroid app.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2 Humped Camel View Post
    Not a bad idea, but I'd much prefer and anodroid app.
    That would be a minimum of $300 bucks a year license fee, and thats just to BE ABLE to have an app. Someone would have to design and build it for him as well, more $$$.

    Lots of cost and it doesn't really seem necessary since the site runs so smoothly from the native Android browser.

    Just my opinion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bench View Post
    That would be a minimum of $300 bucks a year license fee, and thats just to BE ABLE to have an app. Someone would have to design and build it for him as well, more $$$.

    Lots of cost and it doesn't really seem necessary since the site runs so smoothly from the native Android browser.

    Just my opinion.
    I apologize, that's not correct. $300 for the first year, and $100 each additional year after that. Before it's even built.

    It would be free to download as there is yet a way to charge for it.

    Still doesn't seem cost effective to me.

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    I'd love an app and pay for it. Guru has some high tech minds on here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MJAlltheWay24 View Post
    *An idea for BGP*

    I have an idea that I'm going to throw out there and ya'll can certainly throw it right back.

    I'm not going to try and turn this into Facebook by any means, but I think it would be a good idea to add a "like" button or a "thumbs up" (like on Youtube). There are many times that I read a post that I completely agree with and the comment was made so well that I really just don't have anything else to offer. So, I choose not to basically repeat what the member said only in a different way, but I think it would be a nice way to let someone know they made a great post without making a pointless one simply saying "Good Post "

    I feel like this would be a good addition in my opinion...just an idea.
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    Quote Originally Posted by HT721 View Post
    I would imagine this would be more for the software peopel than for BGP in general. I've seen this type of forum with this layout elsewhere so I imagine this is a program BGP runs on their serves, not one they designed.
    You're on target. It's probably not something that could be done without a major revamp of the internal software. And that's not happenin'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Birdsfan View Post
    You're on target. It's probably not something that could be done without a major revamp of the internal software. And that's not happenin'.
    "Major" would be a stretch but I've seen enough vBulletin forums to know its not all that uncommon. Quite a few I visit have a "Thanks" feature. I do not know if this is a mod or a feature that can be switched on and off though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bench View Post
    "Major" would be a stretch but I've seen enough vBulletin forums to know its not all that uncommon. Quite a few I visit have a "Thanks" feature. I do not know if this is a mod or a feature that can be switched on and off though.
    You'll have to ask the Guru, but major might be an understatement. Impossible might cover it.

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