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Old 10-25-2011, 12:47 PM   #21
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notification would be a nice feature, but there were no notifications with the karma system either. i think i had something like a million karma points and some nice (but dated) comments before i learned to check my cp....
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Old 10-25-2011, 12:53 PM   #22
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Hahahaha! Andy, did you know you started this thread?
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:00 PM   #23
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News to me. I must have done it in my sleep.
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:03 PM   #24
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What the heck is "thanks?" and who thought that was better than Karma? also, why did all the Karma we've accrued just disappear like so much dust?
I think it all started with this thread. :duckingandrunningforcover:

The "Liked Post Button" addon.
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:46 PM   #25
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What the heck is "thanks?" and who thought that was better than Karma? also, why did all the Karma we've accrued just disappear like so much dust?
This post below explains it.
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In response to several member requests, Discuss Cooking will be getting a new feature to let other members know you appreciate their posts. This should happen this week.

We will be adding a feature for Thanks. There will be a button in the post, next to Quote that says Thanks. When you click this button you can say thank you to another member for the post and leave your own personal comment.

This feature will replace the older "Reputation" feature. The Thanks feature is a more positive and visible system for members to express their appreciation for your contributions. You will be able to view the comments in your User CP and, if you like receive a PM when you receive a Thanks.
Almost the same as the rep button but now you can acknowledge a POST and NOT just the person. I kind of like this "Thanks" button better in a way.
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:51 PM   #26
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Almost the same as the rep button but now you can acknowledge a POST and NOT just the person. I kind of like this "Thanks" button better in a way.
msmofet, there is no difference between the old rep system and this new thanks system that I can see. You could always acknowledge a particular post, that's how it worked. The only difference with this new system is that the points are different. There is the potential for this to be different, but so far...its the same deal, you just hit a different button.
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:52 PM   #27
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The old way you ackowledged a post too though. The only difference I see between the two is that the old was had a different scoring method which took into account how much karma the person giving you karma already had. The new way is just one point per "thanks".
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:53 PM   #28
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You beat me to it Alix LOL.
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:54 PM   #29
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You beat me to it Alix LOL.
Great minds...but my fingers were faster this time grasshopper.
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Old 10-25-2011, 01:54 PM   #30
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notification would be a nice feature, but there were no notifications with the karma system either. i think i had something like a million karma points and some nice (but dated) comments before i learned to check my cp....
The karma was listed below your subscribed threads.
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