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Discussion in 'Meta-forum Discussion' started by Bilion, Oct 26, 2019.

  1. Bilion

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    I receive a message:You have been awarded a trophy:Unity Community Member...
     
  2. Bilion

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    Here is a screenshot:
     

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  3. APSchmidt

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    Did you click on the notification?
     
  4. Antypodish

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    As far I am concerned, it has no specific meanings. Everyone has 10 trophies.
    Maybe different for very old users, or just joined users?
    Other than that, I would consider it, as confirmation that you are not a bot :)
     
  5. APSchmidt

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    I don't seem to have any trophy at all...
     
  6. Antypodish

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    When I click on your avatar to see popup profile, I see you got 10 trophy points.

    Sorry I am on mobile, unable to take screenshot.
     
  7. APSchmidt

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    Oh that's where it is mentioned? I couldn't find them on my profile. :)

    Edit: oh I found them mentioned under my avatar on my profile page...
     
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  8. Mauri

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    Most forums have an achievement system in place. It will give users badges or trophies, which are worth some points, for doing task <XYZ>. For instance: Post 100 times and you get a trophy plus some points. Or 100 likes... For starting XY threads... You get the idea.

    The more points you've accumulated, the cooler you are ;) In other forums, this may also be an indication of how trustworthy someone is...

    Obviously, this whole thing has no real benefit here since "Unity Community Member" is the only trophy we can unlock.
     
  9. Antypodish

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    Yep and encourages spam :)
    I think likes are best of current options, to evaluate user general content value.
     
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  10. Bilion

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    Thanks guys! :)
     
  11. Bilion

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    Can there also be a trophy point 100 etc?
     
  12. Mauri

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    I think mods or admins can modify these trophies and even add new ones. The Unity forum is based on the xenforo software and xenforo's trophy list looks like this for example:
    https://xenforo.com/community/help/trophies/

    "Unity Community Member" is the only trophy we can get and that gives solid 10 points once. Just don't worry too much about this :) It's pretty meaningless.
     
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  13. SparrowsNest

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    I agree but I would like some more options, in one of the other forums that i'm on you get "agree" "disagree" "love" and a few others, lets you express how you feel about the post better without bloating the thread.
     
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  14. Antypodish

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    @SparrowsNest yep, agree and disagree would be nice, as long are none anonymous. Just like current mechanics. Otherwise, we would have to deal with haters :)
     
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  15. Bilion

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    I also agree
     
  16. APSchmidt

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    Why adding buttons when you can actually write how you feel about the post?

    Anyway, participating to a forum is not about liking or not liking, agreeing or not agreeing, or else, to a post. Either you have a actual answer to the question or not; if you don't, just don't post a comment.
     
  17. Antypodish

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    Because sometimes is pointless to write exactly the same what poster wrote, or exactly opposite. Also, have you seen discussion reaching 5 pages, just because someone disagreed with OP views? Such features could reduce thread easily to 2 pages.
     
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  18. APSchmidt

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    This is for the lazy, it would be a disgrace to have these on such decent forums as these ones. :p
     
  19. Bilion

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    What do you mean?
     
  20. Antypodish

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    Stay with us for another year, participate actively in forum, then you will understand my message. In short, people love split hairs on 2 :)
     
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    The last half of my comment is the why.

    Theres no point to 37 people replying with the same answer, if someone gets something wrong you don't have to read the whole thread to know that, you can see on the comment itself "1 agrees 14 disagree" and know something might be up amd not rely on this as much.
     
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  22. APSchmidt

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    We already have a like button for that, no need for others.
     
  23. SparrowsNest

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    No like != disagreement,
    me and @Antypodish gave you reasons, just because you don't like them doesn't mean they're no good.
    No one will force you to use new options.

    And i just wanna point out i'm very anti social media, no facebook instgram or whatever, it's not about making the forum more like those thing.
     
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  24. APSchmidt

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    Yeah, I really hope the devs won't waste time on this; they have better, and more urgent, things to do.
     
  25. Bilion

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    What is report? unlike?
     
  26. APSchmidt

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    Report must be used if you find something against the forums rules in a post. :) Completely unrelated to unlike.
     
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  27. Antypodish

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    You can use it for example to report a spam. You write short explanation of report.

    Or you can use report even, if you want move your thread to different forum section, if you think should fit there.

    Or you think someone's replay is inappropriate. Etc. All within reasonable and sensible use case, as moderators can review and respond to reports.
     
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  28. Bilion

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    So much stronger than unlike
     
  29. hippocoder

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    I have awarded you the trophy of being an awesome person making stuff, so there (told a lie, everyone gets 10 pints... or points, depending).
     
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  30. Bilion

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    Oh, Thanks!
     
  31. SparrowsNest

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    Different, reporting a post should mean it's a spam/ad bot or some kind of hatful comment like racism, something that should be seen by mods asap and deleted.

    Disliking/disagreeing with a post means something else.
     
  32. Bilion

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    What is spam/ad?
     
  33. Antypodish

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    Do you have email? I am not asking for your email. Just asking if you have one. And if you have one, do you like all emails you receive? Including these filtered out?
     
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