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Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:31 PM Reply

Referring to NG submissions. Almost every site that hosts videos has an option to like it on facebook, why not here?

OH RIGHT, BECAUSE FACEBOOK IS SOME SORT OF ORIGINALITY-DEPRAVED SUCCUBUS THAT DESTROYS ANY FEELING IN A WEBSITE.

C'mon guys, be mature. It's just facebook, everyone has one -.-

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:33 PM Reply

Poke.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:34 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:33 PM, puddinN64 wrote: Poke.

I poked your mom.

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:34 PM Reply

our likeing system is based off of "blames and saves" and by "favoriting" a submission...

your argument is invalid


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:35 PM Reply

Because there's no point.

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:36 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:35 PM, N30Chaos wrote: Because there's no point.

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:36 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:31 PM, rifledark1 wrote:
C'mon guys, be mature. It's just facebook, everyone has one -.-

I removed my account 2 days ago.

The LAST thing NG needs is to be another fucking social networking site. So what's next? Add a like button underneath everyones posts? Add tags to pictures? How about whenever we sign in we get a big fucking list of quotes from songs that all of your "friends" post. Or how about Tom just says "Fuck this" and deletes everything on the site and replaces it with a single link to Facebook.

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:37 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:31 PM, rifledark1 wrote: C'mon guys, be mature. It's just facebook, everyone has one -.-

I actually don't.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:38 PM Reply

Why should we have the Facebook option? People are just going to move to the next big "social networking" site in a few years. AOL, friendster, myspace.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:39 PM Reply

Why not improve facebook? Why is there no dislike button?

What newgrounds's BBS needs is notifications when users quote others.

plurals's plurals much?

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:39 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:36 PM, Urban-Champion wrote: The LAST thing NG needs is to be another fucking social networking site. So what's next? Add a like button underneath everyones posts? Add tags to pictures? How about whenever we sign in we get a big fucking list of quotes from songs that all of your "friends" post. Or how about Tom just says "Fuck this" and deletes everything on the site and replaces it with a single link to Facebook.

N30Chaos likes your post: The LAST thing NG needs is to be another fucking social networking site. So what's next? Add a like button underneath everyones posts? Add tags to pictures? How about whenever we sign in we get a big fucking list of quotes from songs that all of your "friends" post. Or how about Tom just says "Fuck this" and deletes everything on the site and replaces it with a single link to Facebook.

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:49 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:36 PM, Urban-Champion wrote:
"The LAST thing NG needs is to be another fucking social networking site. So what's next? Add a like button underneath everyones posts? Add tags to pictures? How about whenever we sign in we get a big fucking list of quotes from songs that all of your "friends" post. Or how about Tom just says "Fuck this" and deletes everything on the site and replaces it with a single link to Facebook."

Why can't we &quot;like&quot; things?


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:54 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:35 PM, N30Chaos wrote: Because there's no point.

Really now?

I would politely disagree with that:

On facebook, I have 300+ friends.

If I am able to "like" a Newgrounds submission w/ facebook, then ALL THREE HUNDRED AND COUNTING PEOPLE WILL SEE THAT SUBMISSION, THAT'S FREE ADVERTISEMENT RIGHT THERE!

Start thinking like a business man. Tom Fulp would obviously welcome more people signing up to this website. Facebook and any social networking site can be used to gather EVEN MORE users if we were to add a simple button.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:54 PM Reply

The question is. Why can't we have nice things
WHY!


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:55 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:49 PM, Sh0T-D0wN wrote:
At 10/11/10 09:36 PM, Urban-Champion wrote:
"The LAST thing NG needs is to be another fucking social networking site. So what's next? Add a like button underneath everyones posts?

thanks, spares me another 5 minutes of doing it myself

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:56 PM Reply

I don't have a Facebook.

Therefore there's no reason to add it.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:56 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:31 PM, rifledark1 wrote: C'mon guys, be mature. It's just facebook, everyone has one -.-

I don't have one.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 09:57 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:54 PM, rifledark1 wrote: If I am able to "like" a Newgrounds submission w/ facebook, then ALL THREE HUNDRED AND COUNTING PEOPLE WILL SEE THAT SUBMISSION, THAT'S FREE ADVERTISEMENT RIGHT THERE!

Why not just post the link to the submission on Facebook then? I do it all the time.

Especially with the new icon format that stops the link image from just being the NG tank.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:05 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 09:57 PM, Sh0T-D0wN wrote:
At 10/11/10 09:54 PM, rifledark1 wrote: If I am able to "like" a Newgrounds submission w/ facebook, then ALL THREE HUNDRED AND COUNTING PEOPLE WILL SEE THAT SUBMISSION, THAT'S FREE ADVERTISEMENT RIGHT THERE!
Why not just post the link to the submission on Facebook then? I do it all the time.

Especially with the new icon format that stops the link image from just being the NG tank.

Compare the time it takes to post that shit up on facebook with the time it takes to click a "like" button.

Now take into consideration how lazy most newgrounds users are.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:08 PM Reply

The LAST thing NG needs is to be another fucking social networking site. So what's next? Add a like button underneath everyones posts? Add tags to pictures? How about whenever we sign in we get a big fucking list of quotes from songs that all of your "friends" post. Or how about Tom just says "Fuck this" and deletes everything on the site and replaces it with a single link to Facebook.

^this. is. the greatest idea ever! and we can like the link to facebook! This is the best idea since sliced bread!

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:10 PM Reply

Wait what? This is just stupid, we can rate, review, and favorite, how is that not enough?!?!?


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:11 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:10 PM, Piss wrote: This is a good idea. It's free advertisement for deserving flashes, as well as free advertisement for Newgrounds.

Anyone thinking this is a bad idea is probably some anti-conformist hipster/anti-conformist hipster.

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:12 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:05 PM, rifledark1 wrote:
At 10/11/10 09:57 PM, Sh0T-D0wN wrote:
Why not just post the link to the submission on Facebook then? I do it all the time.

Especially with the new icon format that stops the link image from just being the NG tank.
Compare the time it takes to post that shit up on facebook with the time it takes to click a "like" button.

Now take into consideration how lazy most newgrounds users are.

Oh shit, you mean I have to actually COPY a link and then PASTE it onto Facebook??? THAT TAKES A WHOLE 15 SECONDS!!! I bet I could've shoved a stick of deep fried butter into my fat face with that amount of time!

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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:12 PM Reply

What would be the point of "Liking" it? If the question is about popularity, that's reflected in the score of the flash, and if it's about having a list of "Likes," there's a favorites page.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:15 PM Reply

I don't have a Facebook.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:16 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:12 PM, Urban-Champion wrote:
At 10/11/10 10:05 PM, rifledark1 wrote:
At 10/11/10 09:57 PM, Sh0T-D0wN wrote:
Why not just post the link to the submission on Facebook then? I do it all the time.

Especially with the new icon format that stops the link image from just being the NG tank.
Compare the time it takes to post that shit up on facebook with the time it takes to click a "like" button.

Now take into consideration how lazy most newgrounds users are.
Oh shit, you mean I have to actually COPY a link and then PASTE it onto Facebook??? THAT TAKES A WHOLE 15 SECONDS!!! I bet I could've shoved a stick of deep fried butter into my fat face with that amount of time!

That's a lot of time for lazy newgrounders. Go around and ask if you wish. I'm sure most people would favor a like button over having to copy and paste a link. It's too much of a hassle for most people.

At 10/11/10 10:12 PM, 6r0undZ3r0 wrote: What would be the point of "Liking" it? If the question is about popularity, that's reflected in the score of the flash, and if it's about having a list of "Likes," there's a favorites page.

Lots of people go on facebook. Lots of people can like newgrounds videos. Lots of people can see that Newgrounds is pretty popular. Lots of people will visit Newgrounds more if lots of people click the like button, which WILL happen. Lots of people will get more info on Newgrounds from just one person.

Think of it this way: If every person that has facebook on Newgrounds liked ONE FLASH SUBMISSION, and if that was enough to convince ONE of their friends to check out what they posted on their wall on facebook, Newgrounds' user base would literally double over night.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:18 PM Reply

Now what we really need is a Boner button that you press if you popped a nice bone during that flash. Cause I would really like to know that statistic


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:20 PM Reply

Cause facebook is a an evil empire that will one day rise up and control the entire world by putting microchips in our heads.


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:22 PM Reply

WE HAVE FAVORITES,


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Response to Why can't we "like" things? Oct. 11th, 2010 @ 10:22 PM Reply

At 10/11/10 10:16 PM, rifledark1 wrote: Newgrounds' user base would literally double over night.

Would that really be a good thing? I don't know if you noticed, but NG isn't a site that's more about making profit or making a name out there, Tom usually cares more about the community than profit, and flooding this site with people who probably "tyep leik dis u kno?" and make threads camwhoring themselves out is not going to bring anything good to the community.

Sure, some good people may come as well, but you have to agree that the majority will be morons.


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