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Posted Sep 23, '12 at 12:57am

R2D21999

R2D21999

8,404 posts

I have relized that people love to put their signatures at the bottom of their posts, so I thought about it and relized that Armorgames should let us have signatures, where we could make our own with limited space. I would say more but I'm really tired and its like 1am here.

 

Posted Sep 23, '12 at 1:11am

Salvidian

Salvidian

3,950 posts

It's midnight here and I'm tired too. I see no reason to hold back.

Anyway, signatures used to be pretty popular, but demand for them pretty much vanished into oblivion. You still see the boring, generic text signatures like "-Sal" but image sigs are gone. I don't think there's enough demand, if any, for an automatic sig-adding system.

 

Posted Sep 23, '12 at 5:36am

alexandrica

alexandrica

82 posts

an automatic sig-adding system

good ideea!i wanted to sugest this with image signs (first i saw image signs on another forum),but then in realised that image signs aren't a good ideea for this forum.the signs like mine,jeff1999's,manlyman's and chillz's (maybe are more) are better than image signs because it makes the post to look like a "letter" that you just read than a post like thousand's other posts that are on the internet in a forum.some of the signs also describe you.

-Alexandrica the archer-
PS:it discribes me because i LOVE archers

 

Posted Sep 23, '12 at 10:22am

Jeff1999

Jeff1999

648 posts

In my opinion automatic signatures arent a bad idea. But it could be a good idea if people could just not put signatures too. There could also be a signature character limit so the signature is not too long like:

-1999th Jeff has said his words.

If there wont be a limit, spammers who are kinda alot here will use the signatures and use them very long so they wouldnt get in trouble. So about signatures this is whats required (in my opinion):

Auromatic signature adding system as Salvidian said
Enableing and disableing the signature system
Signature character limit

-Jeff

 

Posted Sep 23, '12 at 12:23pm

Salvidian

Salvidian

3,950 posts

I'm not saying they aren't beneficial. I'm saying if the admins promised this, it would go at the bottom of their priorities list and we wouldn't see it for years. Plus, you never know, maybe they'll lose their priorities list and say "What are you talking about? We never promised anything new, exciting, and in the form if an update."

 

Posted Sep 24, '12 at 6:32am

MrDayCee

MrDayCee

8,382 posts

Moderator

Aside from the fact that I really don't see the point of having signatures... users already have their username posted with their post and it makes for an easy way to miss-use it ...I also don't see the point of allowing this, simply because the forum activity is way too low for introducing this sort of stuff for users... =/

 

Posted Sep 25, '12 at 9:37pm

TheMostManlyMan

TheMostManlyMan

2,923 posts

yeah i have't been seeing many signatures anymore now that i've stopped (since i was the one doing them most of the time) but i have decided to put my signature at the end of every post on the 6th and 19th of every even numbered month

 

Posted Sep 25, '12 at 11:13pm

ellock

ellock

285 posts

Well, I find signatures pretty pointless. You have a lot of other ways to identify who the person is. While it does make it look more appealing, it is not a practical thing to do. I mean it just takes up 30 seconds so it is not like it is a long drawn out process. I just think that the time it would take to make something like that and the amount of people that would use it properly would not add up. Plus it would give spammers another way to be a pain and it would be another thing to keep up to date. I don't think they are worth it

~Cole (I did this for irony)

 

Posted Sep 25, '12 at 11:18pm

Unkown

Unkown

115 posts

I would say signatures are often a prominent feature of forums, but really, like ellock said, just as much bad can come out of it as good. Really a neutral subject, you'd have to get some more opinions from users to get serious about them.

 

Posted Sep 26, '12 at 5:49pm

jeol

jeol

3,565 posts

If they do get implemented, I would like to see them as an optional feature (you can turn them on / off) so you don't have to see them in the forums.

If that were the case, then, I certainly wouldn't mind it - sometimes people can make some pretty cool sigs (referring to images that announce who they are, more or less). The only problem is that if you allow images (which is pretty much the only thing I myself would use sigs for), there may be no way to regulate how big the images are and could make for some pretty big gaps (though it could be easily moderated, I suppose). There may be a way to regulate the size of images, though. I wouldn't know.

 
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