Rep Smilie Question/Request

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by Ancalagon, Jun 21, 2018.

  1. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    1. Is it possible to look up usage of rep smilies?

    2. Could we replace one of the lesser used and/or redundant rep smilies with an anger one?
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  2. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    I figure Teh Baba could go. Either that one or Dumb, since they’re both expressing similar ideas.
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  3. Tuckerfan

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    Ditch "Dumb" since Teh Baba is both cheeky and eternal.
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  4. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    But then you'll cripple Flashlight.
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  5. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    Yeah, good point. Can you back out Flashie's dumbs? Or just delete them all and get the count that way.
  6. K.

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    teh baba is NOT the same thing as dumb. That's like ballet and stumbling. Yes, both are inefficient manners of crossing a room, but only one is art.
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  7. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed

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    I interpret "Dumb" and "teh baba" as two different things. :shrug:
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  8. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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    Same.

    If we have to get rid of one, I'd say lose Fantasy World. I wouldn't be surprised if it was the least-used among the rep smilies.
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  9. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed

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    I actually kinda like the entire set we have now. I *do* like the idea of an "angry" rep emoji, but must we lose an existing one to get it?
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  10. Shirogayne

    Shirogayne Sheithforge Formerly Important

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    TK just impleteed a rep bar that can be hidden and they have even more rep options than we do :shrug:
  11. mburtonk

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    I feel like dumb and disagree are about the same.
  12. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    I think we have a good balance right now. Each one conveys a different emotion or reaction.

    Yes, some of them are similar, but they are distinguishable enough. There are posts I simply disagree with, whereas there are posts which are too dumb for words.

    Personally, I think we should get rid of the Agree option.
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  13. Mrs. Albert

    Mrs. Albert demented estrogen monster

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    I agree that we need a :mad: one. It seems more useful than go fuck yourself, fantasy world, tldr, dumb, baba, or facepalm to me.
  14. K.

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    I still think we need a :) next to the :( option. But I also wouldn't want it to replace another rep.
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  15. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    [​IMG] Agree x 1
    shootER

    trap sprung :diacanu:
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  16. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    In all honesty, it may be time for a rep revamp. That being said, technically, there is no limit to how many rep icons you can have (well, as long as it fits on a single line). Ever since I set it up, I was hoping to keep it under 15, because after that it gets kind of messy, looks cluttered, and such, but you can have 20, or even 30, though I wouldn't recommend that one. Just something to consider.
  17. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    Would it be realistic to replace the "Dumb" rep with this?

    :boobootard:
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  18. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    It would slow down page loads, and use up server bandwidth with how many times it would have to be loaded, and that's if it was shrunk down to fit in the rep bar, of which I have no doubt would happen.
  19. A Bangkok Atheist

    A Bangkok Atheist Don't believe his lies

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    I'd be willing to pay top dollar to defray costs.
  20. Zombie

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    Get rid of TLDR.
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  21. K.

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    That only works if we ban @Tererun, and even then, what shall we do if @Asyncritus returns?

    Seriously, I see no reason why we shouldn't just have two or three more rep icons. Removing old ones also has the drawback that it changes the reps that appear on old posts -- they clearly work by some kind of numbering system, and when we changed the rep tableau in the past, old threads became very strange, as reactions to posts shifted from disagreement to gratitude and from boredom to babaness.
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  22. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    This.
  23. Zombie

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    I guess rep does matter......
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  24. Zombie

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    Okay with this as well.... :shrug:
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  25. Ancalagon

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    Okay, it looks like adding angry is pretty much universally supported.

    Who do I have to give a handy to to make it happen?
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  26. K.

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    Can we please get a happy one too? At some point, we are going to have to start rebuilding after the SAD! years.
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  27. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    Agree/Disagree/Happy/Sad/Angry/Laugh/Winner/Popcorn/Love/GFY/Fantasy World/Teh Baba/Facepalm.

    Does that sound about right?
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  28. shootER

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    You left out Dumb. :bailey:
  29. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    So you want to keep dumb? Wel, if O2C doesn’t want to, or is busy, I can certainly help, but there needs to be a consensus first.
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  30. Zombie

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    Don't take any out. Just add angry and happy.
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