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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:49 pm 
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what's that about? Is it purely to allow me to publicly declare those members I am especially fond of and those that I am not so especially fond of? I am kind of scared of just "declaring" things, so I haven't mustered the courage to play with it.

Anyone used this feature?

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:14 pm 
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The Friends thing is like an e-mail address book, and just sets up your chosen few for convenient PMing. Don't think it does much more than that at this point.

The Foes thing is like a Usenet kill file, and lets you selectively ignore people. When a foe posts to a thread, instead of seeing their post you see a generic foe message, and a link you can click if you really want to read the post.

Your Friends and Foes lists are private to you, and the board shouldn't give any tip-offs to people on your lists. I think ...

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Personally I wish it was a "highlight/ignore list". If you want to play with it feel free to list me as a foe. Then check back to this post. It will just be a bar that you can click on to read my post. You can easily go back and delete friends and foes, so it is easily reversible. You cannot make yourself a foe (or friend) so to play with it you need to choose someone.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:00 am 
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MTGuru wrote:
When a foe posts to a thread, instead of seeing their post you see a generic foe message


A generic foe message? What on earth does that mean? Just some message telling you that the post was written by a foe? Ooooo....I might put Denny on that just to see what comes up :twisted:

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 04, 2008 8:27 am 
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fee, fie....yer such a cute little terror :lol:


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Oh bleh...it really could have been a far better message than that :P

Generic Foe Message wrote:
This post was made by Denny who is currently on your ignore list


I'm very disappointed.

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Denny wrote:
fee, fie....yer such a cute little terror :lol:


:D

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izzarina wrote:
Generic Foe Message wrote:
This post was made by Denny who is currently on your ignore list

sure that wasn't s'posed ta be geriatric?


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That is a completely silly system. I mean, it's good that I can friend/ignore people, but calling it "Friends and Foes"? Come on. Let's not get overly excited, here.

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the programmers should never be allowed to make up the names for things that the user sees

(especially if they're gamers too)


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Denny wrote:
the programmers should never be allowed to make up the names for things that the user sees

(especially if they're gamers too)

Just be glad they weren't fantasy gamers: "Elves & Orcs"

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Image ... and Flattering Foes

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jsluder wrote:
Denny wrote:
the programmers should never be allowed to make up the names for things that the user sees

(especially if they're gamers too)

Just be glad they weren't fantasy gamers: "Elves & Orcs"


Now THAT would be cool!! I think we should change it.

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twits probably hard coded it everywhere

anyone want to wade into the BB forum and see if it is abstracted?


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Yes, I dislike this "foes" language. It's petty, spiteful, and unhelpful. It's UnChiffworthy. I hope we can change it.

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