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    Where's the Like button?

    Many have commented all over TD about the missing LIKE button but I have seen no explanation of why it is gone... Where did it go, can you bring it back, can a dislike button be added (mostly sarcasm but once in a LONG while some people deserve no more response than 20 dislikes) I think many of us would like at least an explanation if it is gone forever.
    thank you for listening to my complaint.

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    I can only assume the like button was deemed to be a detriment by the owners of this site after painstaking analysis.

    The "Like" button certainly worked for the Game Threads as they seemed like a celebration of baseball most of the time and participants liked to spread the love. Maybe some viewed it as getting out of hand, but I looked at it as a group of people gelling and becoming "Internet Friends". It certainly was a change of pace from the other threads, that are mostly analytically based and some what soulless... not a bad thing, but a great amount of posters on the site want some old school passion, feel and human folly.

    Being objective, I can see where the like button may have made some people think that it could lead to clicks being formed and isolating some Twins Daily Participants. I believe that to be false.

    For me, the "Like Button" kept me in check. I have a bad filter and because of the "likes" I think I was able to become more of a team player rather than a poison pill (troll).

    My excuse is substandard, but I miss it, but I can understand why it never returns.
    "I suddenly remembered my Charlemagne. 'Let my armies be the rocks and the trees and the birds in the sky'."
    Henry Jones, Sr.

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    Brock explained this. See post #24 in the "Slow load times" thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crarko View Post
    Brock explained this. See post #24 in the "Slow load times" thread.
    For a faster look, here's the link:
    http://twinsdaily.com/showthread.php...l=1#post177841

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    Ahh, Thank you! HEY EVERYONE, THEY WILL TRY TO BRING BACK THE LIKE BUTTON! IT WILL BE OK!

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    Yeah, but just so we're clear - it isn't an easy thing. It could take some time. FWIW, we miss it too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Bonnes View Post
    Yeah, but just so we're clear - it isn't an easy thing. It could take some time. FWIW, we miss it too.
    I won't like you until the like button comes back.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kab21 View Post
    I won't like you until the like button comes back.
    This was worthy to reply with quote just to lol. Lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kab21 View Post
    I won't like you until the like button comes back.
    Like

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    And there is your rough approximation of a like button. Not quite the same but close enough.

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    Speediest Moderator All-Star snepp's Avatar
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    I like the thank button less than I like the like button, but I like having it, so you get a li....thank from me.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    And there is your rough approximation of a like button. Not quite the same but close enough.
    Are you going to tweak the font styles/sizes for the thank box so that it doesn't end up eating a bunch of real estate?
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Are you going to tweak the font styles/sizes for the thank box so that it doesn't end up eating a bunch of real estate?
    No, but now I'm going to create an exception that displays all fonts at 60px whenever username snepp is logged in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    No, but now I'm going to create an exception that displays all fonts at 60px whenever username snepp is logged in.
    bigtext.JPG

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    I want a You're Welcome button.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snepp View Post
    Thanks.
    Every post is not every other post. - a wise man

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAFChief View Post
    Thanks.
    You spelled 'like' wrong.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brock Beauchamp View Post
    Not quite the same but close enough.
    You're half correct.
    Every post is not every other post. - a wise man

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    There you go. My work is done here.

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    Lol.
    "Maybe you could go grab a bat and ball… and learn something. Maybe you will get it."
    - Strib commenter educating the elitists on the value of RBI's

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