quick question about the "likes"

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  1. SpagLard

    SpagLard Member

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    Hey folks,
    It may be that i just dont get it , but i cant find the "like" button on some sections ?
    Somebody joined (made an account specifically) to help me find answers and i instinctively wanted to thank/like the persons posting for it, but in his (or her? ) post there is no "like" button at the bottom.
    Maybe it's because it is the person's first post ? or is the "like function" only switched on for some subfora?

    Cheers~
     
  2. Knotical

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    Some sections, like the debate areas, do not have that feature enabled to hold down divisiveness that can arise in those areas.
     
  3. SpagLard

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    Hi Knotical
    Thanks for the explanation, that makes perfect sense.. it is in that section.

    cheers~
     
  4. wondering

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    I also don't understand the "like" feature very well.

    Can I click on Like and then still reply? Is it used only to denote that I like the comment, but then I don't reply?

    Also, doesn't this kind of discourage conversation??
    One would just click Like, instead of answering.
    Just a thought...

    Wondering
     
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  5. Nick

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    You can like and reply if you wish. The two features (like and reply) are independent of each other.

    I don't think it discourages conversation. It discourages me simply replying to your post with a +1 or "I agree" post, which really clutters up threads. I may like your post, then reply to expand my point. Or if i'm simply scanning a thread and see a post I agree with, I can simply 'like' it to share support with the member.

    Almost all forums with modern software have the same or similar feature.
     
  6. reba

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    Not all the forums here have the "like' feature...
     
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  7. jocor

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    Why do I not see a "like" button on a thread where others are using it?
     
  8. reba

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    not all forums have like buttons and we dont see them on our posts...
     
  9. jocor

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    The "Authority of the Law: Romans 7" thread in the Bible Study forum has many "liked" posts, but I have no "like" button. Jethro said the "like" function is working.
     
  10. reba

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    Jocor, i do not have an answer for you... From what i "see" your account looks like Jethro's .. Asking Eora to take a look... :)
     
  11. Nick

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    This seems rather odd.
    Does it only apply to that forum, or only that thread?
     
  12. jocor

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    I have a like button in this thread. It seems as though I don't have a like button in an Bible Study thread. I tried several.
     
  13. Nick

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    I'll look into it.
     

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