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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #25 on: January 17, 2011, 10:20:27 AM »
     
     How about just making it a feature in the Intro threads...  If it isn't too much trouble?

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #26 on: January 17, 2011, 10:33:43 AM »
To tell you the truth, unless I look for it I don't even notice it now.  It's a very easy thing to get accustomed to and I really don't see a problem with it. 

This starting to remind me of a Shakespeare play:  "Much Ado about Nothing."

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #27 on: January 17, 2011, 11:10:53 AM »
        Gee, thanks.  How would you feel if I said that about something that rather nags you

         I still haven't heard many arguments for it being particularly useful outside the Introductions.  Apart from someone liking the attention, which easily reverses into some people not wanting the distinction in an ongoing form. 

         I also find it a little difficult to believe that something right next to the name is not going to draw notice -- but maybe it's just me.

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #28 on: January 17, 2011, 11:20:03 AM »
Okay, okay. This is not the politics board, so that's not cool. Breathe.

I've noticed that if you have Firefox and the Adblock plus add-on, you can block the image. This allows you to go on about your business and never have to see it again. So there are ways around it; however, I find it useful in the politics board, myself.

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #29 on: January 17, 2011, 01:28:13 PM »
I approve of the new star icon.  Are we sure we can't make it blue?   ;D

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #30 on: January 17, 2011, 02:09:18 PM »
Personally I find it useful in all long threads. While I usually go read the first post of every thread I open, it is a nice thing to have an eye-friendly something that keeps my attention on the thread opener if I want it.

That is just me, though.

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #31 on: January 17, 2011, 03:44:01 PM »
I think it works out rather nicely for all the boards personally.  When looking through the group games and what not, it really helps to find who is the GM of said game.  I say we keep it as it is.  It's hardly noticeable and I think raising hell about it is just nitpicking.  My 2 cents.

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #32 on: January 17, 2011, 03:53:36 PM »
I can see how a small icon to point out the topic starter would be helpful to some people, especially in threads that are miles long and for group games so that people can find their GM's, as Silverfyre pointed out. Personally, I don't mind it, and the star is small enough (in comparison to the slightly bulky pencil icon that preceded it) that it's not intrusive. At least to me.

Offline SakuTopic starter

Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #33 on: January 17, 2011, 04:48:29 PM »
I love the new icon star thing! xDD It's pretty and doesn't look messy at all! Thanks Veks!

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2011, 05:51:28 PM »
Ditto on the star design. I think it is quite nice and somehow much more unobtrusive than the pencil. I really think that this is going to be quite helpful in multiple places on the site.

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2011, 05:00:07 AM »
It's... blue!   :o

What a cute little sapphire star!  Love it, love it, love it!   ;D

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2011, 05:08:22 AM »
Much easier to see now that it is blue. It also blends well with the other blues on the site. Thanks ; )

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2011, 07:09:29 AM »
*mumbles under my nose* the golden one looked better *mumbles* >.>

^^;

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2011, 07:14:00 AM »
Veks, you are just awesome. 

'Nuff said. 

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2011, 07:19:10 AM »
I think the icon is a fantastic idea. I can see it being particularly useful in the intro threads, recruitment threads and anywhere someone is asking for feedback on something and responding to multiple people.

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2011, 08:09:09 AM »
Veks, you are just awesome.
'Nuff said.
*hugs*

Yes. I agree. ^^ The blue star shows up better, I can see it easily now. And I love this compared with the pencil icon which looked messy and way too big next to the name. xD

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #41 on: January 18, 2011, 08:28:05 AM »
Oh, I like it very much! It's like being told you're superawesome each time you post. Especially when it's threads that only I post in.

The only way to improve it would be to give it an afro.

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« Reply #42 on: January 18, 2011, 04:48:45 PM »
:/ Did Elliquiy get in a fight with Lucky charms or something? Why are these symbols showing up? lol

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Re: Topic Starter Icon Next to the Name?
« Reply #43 on: January 18, 2011, 04:52:17 PM »
Merged because the question would have been answered if you had read the topic only three topics down from yours.