Terrible experiments that never go away

Discussion in 'Site and Forum Feedback' started by brentsg, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. brentsg macrumors 68040

    Oct 15, 2008
    I see that we still can only upvote posts and not downvote.

    The stupid in-thread advertisements are still there, terrible as they were the day they arrived.

    I suppose these things are here to stay, despite the hate?
  2. Macman45 macrumors G5


    Jul 29, 2011
    Somewhere Back In The Long Ago
    Ads are a feature of all web sites, they generate the revenue required to keep MR running. If you find them that annoying read the FAQ about contribution.

    The up vote down vote debate has been done to death In my opnion, personally I don't up or down vote other peoples posts and don't feel the need to. An appropriate intelligent reply is better than just hitting a button.
  3. annk Administrator


    Staff Member

    Apr 18, 2004
    Somewhere over the rainbow
    There are extensive threads in this section on both of those issues.

    Down-voting is discussed here. The final post links to the site owner's input.

    The debate continued for so long that the thread was eventually closed, but not until members had had a considerable amount of time to discuss, the discussion was deemed to have gone in circles for a while, and the site owner had given his input.

    There have been many threads on advertisements. Here are just a few:


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