*COMPLETE* Allow Links in Posts

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5 years ago#1
Disclaimer:
When commenting in this topic for the first time, you should include a quick vote as the very first character of your post - that makes it easy for me to figure out the overall enthusiasm for this particular idea.
1: Do Not Want - I hate this idea and would block it/leave the site if you added it
2: Do Not Care - I have no love for this idea, but no real hate either
3: Kind Of Want - This might be a good idea, but there are other things to do first
4: Do Want - I like this idea, and think you should work on it
5: Do Want Now - I love this idea, and think you should do it as soon as possible

Description:
Allow users to have clickable links in message board posts.

Rationale:
This is a modern forums feature that GameFAQs is lacking. Including links allow users to directly visit other sites instead of having to copy and paste the link.

Downside:
Sets up the site as a spam target. Heavy abuse potential (trick links, phishing, malware).
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Um, not to criticize science or anything, but wouldn't it be easier just to call it "the pink one"?
5 years ago#2
4. It would make things nice on browsers that have no Linkification, or copy and paste.
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5 years ago#3
Do Not Care
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5 years ago#4
2
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5 years ago#5
4: Do Want - I like this idea, and think you should work on it

This doesn't really affect us with Linkification, though.
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5 years ago#6
4

Before I got Linkification it was a huge pain to copy and paste every single message I wanted to see.

Doing a text-to-image thing would take it too far, though.
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5 years ago#7
4. Do Want - Would make browsing links from topics much easier when using a separate computer that has no tool such as Linkification installed.
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This place makes me go crazy sometimes.
5 years ago#8
2
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5 years ago#9
3

If anything should be worked on, this should be last on the queue, since a 3rd party plugin covers this already
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5 years ago#10
4

would be 5 but linkification takes care of that for me, although I would like to be able to click links on my phone
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