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Would you like to see a "Thank you for your answer" option available whether you wrote the Q or not?

Asked by Dutchess_III (38147points) July 29th, 2010

There are times I’d really like to thank someone for their answer, but I can’t unless I wrote the question.

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liminal's avatar

Yes, I have suggested such in the past. I think it is a wonderful idea. You must be brilliant ;)

Dutchess_III's avatar

@liminal LOL! Why, yes. Yes I am!

flo's avatar

@Dutchess_III I would use the PM.

Dutchess_III's avatar

@flo Sure, but then you have to find a link to the question, then go find the user….it would just save some steps.

flo's avatar

Okay I see what you mean.

Austinlad's avatar

Good idea, although I enjoy doing it privately.

Dutchess_III's avatar

Nobody ever wants to thank you bob_!

Seek's avatar

I think it’s easy enough to copy the URL, then click on their username to send them a PM.

Dutchess_III's avatar

IN FACT that works even better, @Seek_Kolinahr! A couple of times I’ve received a “thank you” and the link only goes to the beginning of the question. The way you suggest, however, goes directly to the comment! W00t!

marinelife's avatar

It wouldn’t hurt to have a Thank You available that everyone could use. For now, I just do it by PM.

CMaz's avatar

What? GA is not good enough?

Needing to be recognized for recognizing?
Or looking for an option to be better stroked?

Dutchess_III's avatar

@ChazMaz I was talking about me being able to thank others for a particularly thoughtful or insightful comment.

There’s a better way anyway.

Jude's avatar

I’ll pass.

Your_Majesty's avatar

I would love that,and I will always appreciate a lurve! Believe it or not a ‘thank you’ will make others feel really appreciated and contributive. I’ve been on many QandA sites where I wrote a good/better responses but the OP just say nothing/didn’t score me/appreciate my work there.

gailcalled's avatar

No. To me it is like that frilly paper garter people used to put on lamb chops, when people ate lamb chops. “Here”: http://www.fotosearch.com/FDC010/995822/

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