Straw poll: first or last page?

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  • craigy Senior UI Designer, Gamer Network 16 Jan 2012 09:26:35 7,386 posts
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    Yo, morning, sup, howdy,

    There's a question about a piece of feedback from the recent reader survey that I'd like to ask:

    When you're looking at a list of threads, should clicking the thread title go to the first or last page of replies?

    I think the majority of the time people want to go to the last page of threads, so making the thread title go there makes sense to me. Is there anyone who disagrees?
  • Lexx87 16 Jan 2012 09:27:25 20,869 posts
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    Yep last page all the way.

    Daddio.

    Edited by Lexx87 at 09:27:42 16-01-2012

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • Chopsen 16 Jan 2012 09:27:56 15,168 posts
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    Last page that you looked at from that user account would be even better.
  • spamdangled 16 Jan 2012 09:27:58 27,197 posts
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    Last page please.

    Particularly on long-established threads, you don't want to read several hundred pages of chat, you want to get into the current discussion.

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  • spamdangled 16 Jan 2012 09:28:31 27,197 posts
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    Chopsen wrote:
    Last page that you looked at from that user account would be even better.
    Even better.

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  • UncleLou Moderator 16 Jan 2012 09:29:48 35,172 posts
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    First page seems more logical to me, I'd prefer a "last page" button that is a bit more noticeable and preferably always in the same spot.
  • Lexx87 16 Jan 2012 09:30:11 20,869 posts
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    Or that ^ :D

    \craigy implodes

    Speak the truth hussy!

  • Blerk Moderator 16 Jan 2012 09:33:03 48,224 posts
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    I had to actually go and check how it is now. Aaaand... it seems fine. How it is now. I fear change.
  • ModishNouns 16 Jan 2012 09:33:37 4,633 posts
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    Last page. Clicking 'Next' should take you to the top of the next page and 'Previous' should take you to the bottom of the previous.
  • mrpon 16 Jan 2012 09:34:12 27,645 posts
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    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Ironlungs76 16 Jan 2012 09:35:55 4,930 posts
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    Last page preferably
  • rudedudejude 16 Jan 2012 09:36:49 2,100 posts
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    First, Last, Everything.
  • Deckard1 16 Jan 2012 09:37:52 25,413 posts
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    Last

    Called it

  • Ironlungs76 16 Jan 2012 09:40:21 4,930 posts
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    rudedudejude wrote:
    First, Last, Everything.
  • nickthegun 16 Jan 2012 09:42:27 55,849 posts
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    While you are doing things like this can you PLZ make the links in the recent activity go to the page your post is on rather than the first page?

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    He totally called it

  • Syrette 16 Jan 2012 09:43:31 41,818 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    While you are doing things like this can you PLZ make the links in the recent activity go to the page your post is on rather than the first page?

  • Deleted user 16 January 2012 09:44:50
    UncleLou wrote:
    First page seems more logical to me, I'd prefer a "last page" button that is a bit more noticeable and preferably always in the same spot.
    This. Last page would lead to more people just not bothering to read any of the previous pages and re-posting the same stuff when it comes into their head. Even more than happens already.
  • ModishNouns 16 Jan 2012 09:53:25 4,633 posts
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    nickthegun wrote:
    While you are doing things like this can you PLZ make the links in the recent activity go to the page your post is on rather than the first page?
    This!
  • Zizoo 16 Jan 2012 10:05:17 7,705 posts
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    Last!
  • coastal 16 Jan 2012 10:06:28 5,372 posts
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    Last. Who reads previous?

    bf3: sergeant_shaftoe

  • Flying_Pig 16 Jan 2012 10:07:35 10,277 posts
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    UncleLou wrote:
    First page seems more logical to me, I'd prefer a "last page" button that is a bit more noticeable and preferably always in the same spot.
    This
  • ModishNouns 16 Jan 2012 10:08:43 4,633 posts
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    Stop confusing him. The correct answer is "Last".

    Lock this confusing shit.
  • sport 16 Jan 2012 10:10:51 12,045 posts
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    What's wrong with just 1 page per thread?
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 16 Jan 2012 10:11:55 36,279 posts
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    I don't see what's wrong with it now. Or do people struggle with the concept of the "last" link?

    I totally called it.
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  • Dougs 16 Jan 2012 10:13:23 64,902 posts
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    Last page
  • Zizoo 16 Jan 2012 10:13:51 7,705 posts
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    Going to the first page of each thread is a problem on my work net which is super slow...
  • Deleted user 16 January 2012 10:17:06
    ZizouFC wrote:
    Going to the first page of each thread is a problem on my work net which is super slow...
    Click the button that says "Last" then.
  • mrpon 16 Jan 2012 10:19:27 27,645 posts
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    DDevil wrote:
    I don't see what's wrong with it now. Or do people struggle with the concept of the "last" link?
    It's not consistent. A thread with just one page, click the thread to go to the last page. A thread with 2 or 3 pages, click the 3 to go to the last page. A thread with more than 3 pages, click the Last to go to the last page.

    Yeah?

    Give yourself 5 or gig, you're worth it.

  • Fab4 16 Jan 2012 10:21:45 5,691 posts
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    Title should take you to First page, but there should be somewhere that you can click that takes you to the last point you where in the thread.
  • Deleted user 16 January 2012 10:22:05
    If there's no Last link you click the highest number which can go as high as 3. Is this really where we are now?
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