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post #11 of 18
Hey, why not just use your follow feature to use that as your contacts list? Like only follow the people you want to talk to and stuff? That is what I am doing atm.
post #12 of 18
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Hey, why not just use your follow feature to use that as your contacts list? Like only follow the people you want to talk to and stuff? That is what I am doing atm.

The problem is that they then show up in your activity feed. Otherwise, I would agree with you. Perhaps adding a disable option on showing them there but then it makes the 'Followers' idea pointless. I think separating the two would be best.
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Ah now I understand what you mean. Good point.

How do you use your activity feed? Just for updates on the sections you are sub'd to and threads you commented in?
post #14 of 18
You have OCN, and FB, why combine the two? Its pointless and i hate it, even beyond the incessant "blah blah blah has been active on OCN" well no crap, cause im reading the thread already...
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You have OCN, and FB, why combine the two? Its pointless and i hate it, even beyond the incessant "blah blah blah has been active on OCN" well no crap, cause im reading the thread already...

Do you mean why do we have the Following feature or that we shouldn't add a contacts feature?

Following is neat because say, for example, I really like FrickFrock99's reviews on Video Games. I can follow him and they will show up in my activity feed. It's similar to subscribing to videos on Youtube or subscribing to individual tags or members.
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post #16 of 18
You cant manually look for his threads? How lazy is that doh.gif

I think we should have a regular list on contacts and get rid of the following.
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post #17 of 18
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You cant manually look for his threads? How lazy is that doh.gif

I think we should have a regular list on contacts and get rid of the following.

So anything that makes finding content more convenient is lazy? headscratch.gif Might as well remove all subscription options since I can just bookmark threads. You can also manually just search for members so why have a contact list? That's not a very compelling argument...
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post #18 of 18
Following a build log via subs is a lot different than knowing someone posted about a bowel movement in Off Topic because I was 'following them'.

And there have been some builds that I follow manually because of the incessant posting thats mostly off topic.
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