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#16 OP Steven P.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:03

Or hover on the member name for the hover card and post totals.




#17 fusi0n

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:08

If you look under the member's profile you can still see their post count. Personally I think that will do, we don't want to clutter up everyone's info on the left side of the forum. The stars still work as a general indicator, and for those wanting a precise number they just need to select the user's profile.

Post count is very standard for forums. I see the direction you guys want to make, and it should strive users to make better quality post.. However.. I feel like having the post count visible is more important. If they want to know how many best answers someone has, then that should be the info to get when they hover.. If you don't want to clutter people's profile info, then remove the phone type or os version.. 



#18 Torolol

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:12

you can tell who loves facebook by observing how much information they put about themself in a forum.



#19 OP Steven P.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:12

When I visit a site for the first time, a members post count doesn't want to make me register, the quality of the post does.



#20 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:13

Post count is very standard for forums. I see the direction you guys want to make, and it should strive users to make better quality post.. However.. I feel like having the post count visible is more important. If they want to know how many best answers someone has, then that should be the info to get when they hover.. If you don't want to clutter people's profile info, then remove the phone type or os version.. 

Well, standard for every other forum. But I do see your point, what would be more important, joined date or post count?



#21 Andre S.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:14

I'm cautiously optimistic that this is a move in the right direction. Hopefully this will encourage use of the "best answer" feature and decrease the apparent value of post count.



#22 fusi0n

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:14

When I visit a site for the first time, a members post count doesn't want to make me register, the quality of the post does.

I understand that, but what about members that have been here for years.. 

 

What about giving users or subscribers the choice? 



#23 OP Steven P.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:16

I understand that, but what about members that have been here for years.. 

 

What about giving users or subscribers the choice? 

Post counts are in multiple places, there's even pages for most posts ever, today etc and as I pointed out, it's easy to find if people really need to know.



#24 zhangm

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:17

Can the thread starter still select their own posts as Best Answer in a thread?

#25 Damien R.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:18

I think this is a great move for a new direction (Y) As Steven and Nick said you can find Post Counts if you want so they aren't really gone more hidden.



#26 OP Steven P.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:18

I think so, but if it gets abused, this will change.



#27 Crisp

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:20

It's the start button all over again :no:

 

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#28 Brian M.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:21

(Y) Good riddance as far as I'm concerned (Sorry Damien!!)

#29 fusi0n

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:21

Post counts are in multiple places, there's even pages for most posts ever, today etc and as I pointed out, it's easy to find if people really need to know.

I understand that, but a lot of members, myself included, don't really come here just to help people. I help people when I can, but most of the time I am reading about news, entertainment, ect.. Just seems that Neowin is putting a lot of focus in one bucket and leaving others kinda hanging.. Just my two cents.. I spoke my opinion and I'll let it go. 



#30 Damien R.

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 15:22

(Y) Good riddance as far as I'm concerned (Sorry Damien!!)

 

haha I am not really that upset....but...my badge is gone so I now I Hulk out! :p

 

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