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Hey mod's. What is this?

Discussion in 'TFF Technical Support Forum & Suggestion Box' started by hkruss, Jan 27, 2012.

  1. hkruss

    hkruss Active Member

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    An inconsequential question, but I'm curious.

    On occasion, I will see a thread title with the screen name underneath it, then to the right of that, there will be several gold or yellow stars. I don't remember seeing this very often, but I was wondering what this denotes and, at what point are the stars put there?



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  2. Bobitis

    Bobitis Guest

    I was wondering the same thing today. :eek:

    Who getsta do it and why?
  3. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

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    its a rating for the thread , but to be honest i dont see it on every thread , mainly on my own posted or started threads so it may be that , aint sure .. higher up guidance than i requested ;)
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    raven818 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

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    I'm so glad somebody asked. :)
  5. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    Ive noticed it too. May have to ask Ginga bout this one. I dont bother with it.

    I do remember a member, Gun Runner, I believe asked about a thread rating system a few weeks ago. I thot it was a bad idea to be quite honest. But I started noticing the stars around the time of that thread..
  6. jstgsn

    jstgsn Well-Known Member

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    Silly boys, those are the threads going directly to Media Matters and the Obama White House. I had one by a thread I started and....what? What are you talking about? Sorry, the wife said a black limo came into the driveway... Anyway, those little mar......Who's at the door? ..What chopper and floodlight? ...Of course they need a search warrant, no they can't come in..........Get out of my house........let go of m()(&*)*E)hjl;;lhj;lagiuopudlfhnhjl;nkl;dkru;lj;ld f;;j jkd...NO NOT THE TASER!!!!!!!!!!!!!! **+_&&+^(^)&ouii:u{j:lkjhgoi&ltygh>j<glkuyujljkg:eek:lkjhp:eek:jkuljk:liuikj:lkj [;please my VO.......:bleh:
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    :lmao2::lmao2::lmao2:thats just funy
  8. SouthernMoss

    SouthernMoss *Admin Tech Staff*

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    The stars represent thread ratings. In most of our forums, the ability to rate threads is not activated, but the ability is turned on in a few forums. I honestly didn't realize that it was activated in any of our forums. Apparently when our forums were built, the thread rating option was activated on a few forums, whether accidentally or on purpose I don't know.



    JLA, I think Gun Runner was asking about rating members, not threads.
  9. CampingJosh

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    You can rate a thread (where available) by selecting a number of stars at the top right-hand corner of the first post of that thread. It may actually be the first post on each page displayed, but I don't remember off hand.
  10. JLA

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    Ah, well if thats the case id consider it an even worse idea than rating threads.
  11. Juker

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    "Don't rate me, bro!" (or was it "taze"?) :D:D:D
  12. Alpo

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    I haven't noticed any stars, but if they are there, and they are a rating system for the thread, there must be some way to rate the thread. Right?

    Do how do you do that? I looked all over this thread, and don't see anywhere that says, "Rate this thread".
  13. CampingJosh

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    It's only turned on in some of the sub-forums. Fire for Effect is one that it's there.

    At the top of the first post of the thread, it will have this thing:

    How To Rate a Thread.jpg

    Click, and it shows you this menu:

    How To Rate a Thread 2.jpg
  14. Alpo

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    Ah. I don't normally go to that forum. Must be why I've not noticed it.

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