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We need NO buttons except for the brofist.

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Deleted member 11480, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. Congratulations for destroying the Codex with the retarded button fiesta. I remember when this shit used to come up and I was "oh great, time to have another vacation from the Codex until they get back to their senses and remove this shit again". I've been noticing how recently the quality of the discussions in many of the gaming forums has nosedived and one of the biggest reasons is the presence of the Biowarian AWSHUM BUTTONS we now have permanently.

    Hey, a post I disagree with! Let me just shut down my brain and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] hurr durr. PRESS X TO ANSWER THREAD.

    And the 'positive' buttons are no better with most if not all being useless repetitions that were perfectly synthesized in the Brofist. "Agree", why the fuck there's an AGREE button, just use the brofist. Incline? Use the fucking brofist! Thanks, prestigious, salute? BROFIST IT GODDAMNIT.

    "What the fuck am I reading" is one of the ultimate proofs of this massive decline. The thing was already a smile, but hey, you had to quote the post and use the smile as an answer, maybe even - God forbid - write something, now you can PRESS X TO REPLY.
    Edit: salute, prestigious, excited and negative also fit here too.

    Remember the good days when the Codex was text based? Before the "hey, let me express how I feel about this guy's post with a premade button instead of an actual reply I'll have to think about more than the thought process involved in scrolling my eyes through buttons and picking one"
     
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    • Participation Award x 31
    • Brofist x 22
    • Agree x 11
    • Disagree x 8
    • butthurt x 3
    • Shit x 3
    • Doggy x 3
    • Acknowledge this user's Agenda x 2
    • decline x 2
    • meh x 2
    • [citation needed] x 2
    • "It was Aliens" x 2
    • hopw roewur ne x 1
    • Funny x 1
    • incline x 1
    • Edgy x 1
    • No x 1
    • Rage x 1
    • Despair x 1
    • Thanks! x 1
    • Prestigious x 1
    • Salute x 1
    • Interesting x 1
    • Informative x 1
    • Friendly x 1
    • Fabulously Optimistic x 1
    • Creative x 1
    • Racist x 1
    • Deus Vult x 1
    • sheeple x 1
    • NPC #61873 came up with this opinion all by his / herself x 1
    • cuck x 1
    • it is a mystery x 1
    • Old x 1
    • M'lady x 1
    • Bad Spelling x 1
    • WTF am I reading x 1
    • retadred x 1
    • Equip the Ring x 1
    • Excited! x 1
    • Balanced x 1
    • Disgusting! x 1
    • :M x 1
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  2. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    i pressed x to reply
     
    • Disagree x 7
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    • Interesting x 1
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  3. Ellef Deplorable

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    x
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
    • Friendly Friendly x 1
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  4. Ninjerk Arcane

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  5. Black Arcane

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    ^^^
    THIS!!!!!
     
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  6. ERYFKRAD Barbarian Patron

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    Reported for button harvesting.
     
    • Agree Agree x 8
    • meh meh x 1
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  7. SausageInYourFace Codexian Sausage Patron

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    We need no buttons except the button button.
     
    • Agree Agree x 8
    • Informative Informative x 1
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  8. ᚱᚨᚷᛖᚠᚢᛈ Unwanted Queued Shitposter

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    Just block them together with the ads and banners and shit?
     
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  9. shihonage You see: shelter. Patron

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    I hoped DU would grow out of the button circus, but apparently we're stuck with it now.
     
    • incline x 4
    • Despair x 4
    • Brofist x 3
    • butthurt x 2
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    • "It was Aliens" x 1
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  10. jcd Punished JCD Patron

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    This is my revenge.
     
    • Rage x 5
    • Thanks! x 3
    • Shit x 2
    • Brofist x 1
    • Funny x 1
    • Agree x 1
    • incline x 1
    • decline x 1
    • Interesting x 1
    • Friendly x 1
    • Disgusting! x 1
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  11. an Administrator Self-Ejected

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    You have nothing against buttons like Citation Needed, Fabulous, IT IS A MYSTERY!, and most important, the DOGGY button! :shittydog:
     
    • Doggy Doggy x 9
    • Fabulously Optimistic Fabulously Optimistic x 1
    • it is a mystery it is a mystery x 1
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  12. raw Arcane Patron

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    i agree 100%. buttons (and brofists before that) facilitate cirklejerks and uniform opinion and degenerate every thread into a hunt for ratings. this is the complete opposite of what the codex used to stand for. with every passing minute the Codex inches ever so closer to NeoGAF and Kotaku. And the gimmick of laizzes faire moderation is pointless when the shitposters are moderating themselves via an idiotic predetermined selection of acceptable emoticons to chose from.

    here is what I did: disable alerts for ratings. use mublock to block the ratings and voila, no shitty brofists anywhere. it's almost as good as old codex.
     
    • butthurt butthurt x 6
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  13. Humanity has risen! Arcane Patron Repressed Homosexual

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    Brofists only is more than enough.
     
    • Brofist Brofist x 3
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    • Agree Agree x 2
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  14. --- Magister

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    At first I was against buttons, but now my mind is blown and I can see that they are the light and the brofists are the dark

    :hailcthulhu:
     
    • Interesting Interesting x 3
    • Brofist Brofist x 1
    • "It was Aliens" "It was Aliens" x 1
    • it is a mystery it is a mystery x 1
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  15. Mortmal Arcane

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    The only button really needed is a self eject one, a discreet small one embedded in the post reply .
     
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  16. raw Arcane Patron

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    I agree that 'brofist only' can not replace an actual reply as much as the current button parade does. However, even under 'brofist only' there is a clear tendency for a thread to spiral into a hunt for approval ratings. The result are homogenized and 'cleansed' opinions that maximize return on ratings, turning the minimum moderation the codex is oh so famous for into a gimmick.
     
    • butthurt butthurt x 4
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  17. zool Cipher

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    First thing I thought when I read the thread's title :

    [​IMG]

    That button bar would be so very Codexian though.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Disagree Disagree x 1
    • Despair Despair x 1
    • Informative Informative x 1
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  18. Outlander Custom Tags Are For Fags. Patron

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    Yes, these threads complaining about the button fiesta will surely make DU remove them :lol:
     
    • Funny Funny x 4
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    • [citation needed] [citation needed] x 1
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  19. Job Creator Arcane

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    If the proposition turns out to be unpopular enough, why not?
     
    • Funny Funny x 5
    • Informative Informative x 1
    • retadred retadred x 1
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  20. Irenaeus Self-Ejected Patron Dumbfuck Repressed Homosexual The Real Fanboy

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    I like the buttons and they help me express my opinions.
     
    • Acknowledge this user's Agenda x 6
    • Agree x 5
    • decline x 2
    • Brofist x 1
    • Funny x 1
    • Disagree x 1
    • incline x 1
    • Prestigious x 1
    • Informative x 1
    • [citation needed] x 1
    • Friendly x 1
    • Fabulously Optimistic x 1
    • butthurt x 1
    • Deus Vult x 1
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  21. Lady Error █▓▒░ ░▒▓█ Patron Literally Hitler

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    At least with buttons you can see right away if something is really funny and worth investing time in, for example.

    If you want the brofists back, tell us how much you like the button parade and make it look sincere.
     
    • Acknowledge this user's Agenda x 5
    • Interesting x 1
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    • [citation needed] x 1
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  22. Kahr Guest

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    The only problem with buttons is, that there aren't enough of them.
    Also everyone of them should be animated.
     
    • Agree x 5
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    • Doggy x 2
    • Brofist x 1
    • Acknowledge this user's Agenda x 1
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  23. Shadenuat Arcane

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    Only leave doggy button, erase everything else
     
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  24. IncendiaryDevice Self-Ejected Village Idiot

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    I recommend everyone to look at the profile page of everyone who responds here - holy crap... you cannot unsee some of the stats you'll see...
     
    • meh x 2
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  25. Scrooge Female Quota Staff Patron

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    There shouldn't be negative buttons bc it makes me sad when I'm happy I got an alert and then it's only bc someone rated a post shit or smth :cry:
     
    • Friendly x 8
    • Doggy x 6
    • Funny x 4
    • Despair x 3
    • Racist x 3
    • Agree x 2
    • decline x 2
    • "It was Aliens" x 2
    • cuck x 2
    • Bad Spelling x 2
    • :M x 2
    • hopw roewur ne x 1
    • Edgy x 1
    • Interesting x 1
    • [citation needed] x 1
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