GMC Forums Tag response "best answer"?

Discussion in 'Community Chat' started by csanyk, Aug 6, 2016.

  1. csanyk

    csanyk Member

    Jun 20, 2016
    The old GMC forum software let you tag a response to a thread as a "best answer". Is it possible to provide this feature on the new forums? I found it useful when skimming a long thread, and it was a nice kudo when I got one for a response I posted.
  2. Aura

    Aura Puppeteer of Hail

    Jun 22, 2016
    Not possible natively with Xenforo, the current forum software. But there exist a number of add-ons that might do this. Since each one of them (as far as I tested) is outdated or unmaintained, I doubt that YoYo would even think about using them.

    Also, no answer is the "best" answer technically. Everybody takes time and puts their effort in responding to a thread, so choosing one of them as the "best" answer would be partiality IMO.
  3. NPT

    NPT Member

    Jun 20, 2016
    This just isn't true. Sometimes there clearly is a best answer. And when did it become wrong to show partiality?

    Plus, I always got a kick out of individuals who posted, then shortly after responded and then flagged their own posts as the best answer.
    Freddy Jones likes this.

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