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Yes, yes, I know... I accidentally put "of" instead of "if". Meh. | HELLO FELLOW IMGFLIPPERS! TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS OF THIS IDEA SOUNDS INTERESTING: WHAT IF YOU COULD SUBSCRIBE/FOLLOW/ETC YOUR FAVORITE USER | image tagged in memes,blank colored background,imgflip,users | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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16 ups, 1 reply
The thought is good. I'm sure the top users who get tons of notifications would love to get tons more, I myself if I want to see someones memes I go to their profile n check up, but I like the diversity of scrolling and different and new users. I would rather have a button to get rid of political or religious posts. But that's just me, good to see what others think.
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Leonardo Dicaprio Cheers Meme | THAT WOULD ALSO BE NICE | image tagged in memes,leonardo dicaprio cheers | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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10 ups, 1 reply
Steve Harvey Meme | I DON'T KNOW WHO IMGFLIP MEMBERS WOULD FOLLOW BUT I KNOW WHO APES WOULD FOLLOW.  SO... | image tagged in memes,steve harvey | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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8 ups, 1 reply
Church RvB Season 1 | THANKS! I'D FOLLOW YOU IN RETURN! | image tagged in church rvb season 1 | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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6 ups, 1 reply
worst ever, of all time. | CHURCH! WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?! TRACKING YOU DOWN IS THE WORST ASSIGNMENT EVER, OF ALL TIME... | image tagged in worst ever,of all time | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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Demonic Penguin Driving The Warthog | OUT FOR A DRIVE | image tagged in demonic penguin driving the warthog | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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10 ups, 2 replies
Leonardo Dicaprio Cheers Meme | GREAT IDEA CAT THE WEEKLY LEADERBOARD IS HELPFUL, BUT THERE'S SO MANY OTHER GREAT USERS I'D LOVE TO SEE ALL OF THEIR MEMES WITHOUT HAVING TO | image tagged in memes,leonardo dicaprio cheers | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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8 ups
I know! This is exactly what I need for my awful memory!
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4 ups, 1 reply
Just saying that there already is a way for this to happen without needing to add anything to imgflip.
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5 ups, 1 reply
Otherwise it would just be more disorganized and inconvenient. It'd be much easier if you could access a users list straight from imgflip.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Firefox, Chrome, and Safari all allow options for creating folders to put bookmarks in. Not checking InternetExploder because there is no good reason to be using that any more.

Now if there was a page added that had usernames listed in alphabetical order and could search there for users on that page, that would be one thing. At least all users could be seen, not just the top 100. The only thing they would have to do is to get it to automatically populate itself for the new users that would be added daily and the users that delete their profiles.

If they start adding a follow/subscribe option, would they also need to add a ### Following/ ### Followed counter as well on the profiles? Maybe also a block user feature as well. Like I said in a previous comment, if you start adding features like that, you start making this site another facebook.
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3 ups, 1 reply
I don't think a #following/followed would be necessary. Block user could be useful though, in case of trolls/spammers, I haven't seen any major trolls/spammers in quite a while, so we might not even need that. I'm not asking for anything particularly crazy, just a page that has a list of links.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Not saying that you are necessarily asking for that, but it is basic human instinct that once one feature is added, someone else will want to have it expanded to something else. I am not saying that the site is perfect and that some things shouldn't be changed, but just saying what I have seen from people on other sites when things change.
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3 ups
I get your point here, but I doubt that we'd ever add things like IMs and emoticons for two reasons.

1. I just can't see people going from a list of quick, convenient user links to private messaging/chat and stuff like that. Maybe I just don't know people, but... I can't see it.

2. I doubt the mods would spend time on something like that. Heck, I doubt they'll ever consider this, even if I got 200 upvotes on it.
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8 ups, 2 replies
Let's leave imgflip alone! It works as-is. Let's not make it just another social media site. Just my newb humble opinion.
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9 ups, 2 replies
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8 ups
KANYE!... SIT!
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7 ups, 2 replies
This has come up a few times, the two detractions that has been discussed is that users could just log in, check on their favorites and leave without looking at other material. The other is that it makes it too easy for trolls to assemble "hit lists". I don't mean to be a wet blanket, I still think its a good idea but those have been the negatives.
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4 ups
John, my point exactly (users could just log in, check on their favorites and leave without looking at other material) see below.

You put it in a much more positive way than I did, but yeah.

I look at the front page, hoping for inspiration (LOL) and then check out all of the "latest" pages for as long as I have time, hoping to find good, new users, new templates, etc. I'd rather throw an upvote or comment to someone that needs it.
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3 ups, 2 replies
Yeah, I get your point. I just feel like being able to quickly access the profiles of users I like without having to go to the leaderboard or write them down would be nice.
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4 ups
I agree with reallyitsjohn...great idea except for the "hit list" thing.
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3 ups
I totally get both sides of it. Lol, I seemed to have picked up another troll and I'm rarely on.
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5 ups, 1 reply
This idea has floated around in the past and I think most users who gave their opinion of it said they'd rather not. I think I would have to agree. I think there would be problems associated with it. I won't go into them, but I don't think it would work on this site. But I have been known to be wrong before.
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4 ups, 1 reply
I suppose, depending on how it gets implemented (which I doubt it ever will, but hey, might as well try) and depending on if a lot of people are assholes or not, it could go either way.
Well, mods are gods and I doubt this will ever even be taken really seriously. But if it does... I guess we'll just have to see how it works out.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Well, I made a meme bringing up the whole issue of making meme comments and the whole commenting too much and losing your comment. After that the issue for the most part was fixed. You never know what a user's meme will prompt mods to look into. They do actively patrol the site.
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5 ups, 2 replies
True, true... I just still seem to be holding a grudge against them for hibernating through almost the entirety of the big porn spammer war.
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5 ups, 1 reply
Thanks! Now I have that image back in my head. Lol!
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0 ups
When was that?
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5 ups, 1 reply
You Sir (or ma'am) deserve a cookie!
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0 ups, 1 reply
It's ma'am, and thanks! (By the way, if you have snickerdoodles, it'd be much appreciated.)
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1 up, 1 reply
Hehe... I have no idea what a snickerdoodle is :3
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0 ups
It's basically a cinnamon sugar cookie.
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5 ups, 1 reply
So here is a question for you. What exactly would you get a notification on? When they make a new meme comment? A new meme to be submitted in the future? Or would it be when the meme gets featured?

The problem I see with this idea, for those who only have a limited time they can spend on here anyways, that may be all they end up looking at, which will keep them from being the opportunity of seeing new users with new meme ideas. Bookmarking profiles is just as effective. Or if needed, pick a specific browser to use and have it setup where when you first open it up all the profiles you want to look at automatically opens. Having a subscribe/follow feature starts turning this into a "meme"book site, which would only start up the desire to have IM features, interactive profile pages, emojis, ect.
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4 ups, 1 reply
I'd say when the meme is featured. Otherwise it might be too much. In fact, if we were to actually implement this, it'd probably have to be simplified to a page with a list of links to the profiles of the users of your choice. Too many notifications... augh, Facebook flashbacks! it burns my eyes!!

Anyway, I'm aware that bookmarking profiles is an option; however, I'd like to be able to organize said bookmarks, and Chrome is the only browser I've used that, to my knowledge, can have bookmark folders. I'm a Chrome user most of the time, but if that wasn't my browser of choice, I'd probably find it annoying to have to download another browser just so I can have my imgflip-related stuff organized.

Finally, I don't think the slippery slope will get that bad. This is just a proposal to have a convenient way to access your favorite users without having to bookmark each profile individually and or write them all down somewhere, you know?
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3 ups, 1 reply
As I stated in my other reply I just made, Chrome, FireFox, and Safari all have features to create a folder for bookmarks.

I don't know. It just seems to me to make this even more about popularity than it does about memes. I could be wrong, but seeing where it could go and the possibilities with it, that is what it seems.
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2 ups
Maybe you're right. I don't mean for this to be a popularity contest, I just want to make sure I have easy access to the users I particularly like. I especially thought this would be good for someone like me who is not only very lazy and doesn't want to go to a new tab to copy and past links one by one, but I also don't have the best memory, so almost anyone who isn't on the leaderboard is easy for me to forget. So contrary to making this about "Oh, look, the top users just get even more attention", I'm trying to make this more about an easy way to remember the less well known users.

Does that make sense? Probably not. Eh.
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5 ups
Love the idea!!!
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5 ups
[image deleted]Make it so.
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5 ups, 1 reply
I don't like what I think you mean here because I like to look at new featured memes by anybody, PLUS the page ones memes already get so loaded down with memes & comments that becomes tedious.
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4 ups
That is true, that is true... and also, if you are following enough people, the notifications might get annoying. Maybe if you just had a link on your profile to the people you subscribe to and it would show the number of new memes they've made there (or even just having a list of users and links to their page would be nice). I mean, I guess it'd get pretty annoying to receive a notification every time one of them made a meme, especially if you couldn't differentiate notifications on your memes from notifications on other memes.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Yeah, I doubt the mods will consider this, since it's not exactly necessary. Still, worth a shit.
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4 ups, 2 replies
Shot*! I meant shot! Oh my god XD
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0 ups
Hey! Some of us are young'uns here! LMAO!!!
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4 ups, 1 reply
Well, there already is a site like that, its called twitter, but its occupied by landwhales.
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3 ups
True dat.
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5 ups
Other sites I use have that option. Etsy, eBay Pinterest etc. This is fabulous idea actually.
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5 ups, 2 replies
Subscribing is good. Better filtering would be good too, but filtering likely depends on good tags, unless imgflip scans for keywords (eg trump, Clinton, etc). If imgflip had an app, could get realtime notifications....
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6 ups, 1 reply
Heh, it might be a while before we become an app.
Wait a minute... *lightbulb*
Well, see ya guys, I'm off to go get a degree in coding/technology/whatever I need to make your dream a reality!
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6 ups, 1 reply
I thought of implementing it myself, but I'd have to harvest the data... imgflip doesn't expose useful low level methods like search, get.
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6 ups
...I have no idea what you just said, but it sounds very technological. Do carry on.
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5 ups, 1 reply
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4 ups
or am I missing something?
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4 ups
That'd be cool. I'd definatly subscribe to a few users on this site.
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4 ups
Awesome idea!
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4 ups, 1 reply
Say no more, I think it's an excellent Idea, mainly because I feel like I miss some great meme that I never get to see, I mean I know we all have lives outside of Imgflip, this would make things a lot easier! This would make Imgflip a little more appealing from other meme websites, and make it out shine them. ;)

I've been seeing all the new users popping all over this website, and I think it would benefit these kinds of users. Reason being is that I think people would not real subscribe to big users, due to the fact that they don't really need that bonus. However, I feel like this would also make it easier for trolls to target one user, so yeah, that's all I got to say about that!
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3 ups, 1 reply
Thank you! And you do have appoint with the trolls, but I feel like ever since we've gotten some of the big updates (email verification for one) and we got rid of Mememaker, I've barely seen any trolls since.
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4 ups
Yeah, Imgflip is doing better with the whole troll problem lately! ;)
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4 ups, 1 reply
BEST. IDEA. EVER.
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5 ups
Heheh, glad you like it!
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4 ups, 1 reply
Great idea.
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4 ups, 1 reply
Thanks!
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3 ups
You're welcome!
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4 ups, 1 reply
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THANK YOU OMGGGGGGGG
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4 ups, 1 reply
Um... you're welcome? XD
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3 ups
Lol
I've had an idea similar to this, that's why. xD
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5 ups, 2 replies
NOPE, FOR TWO REASONS:

1. It's redundant. If you have a "favorite user" then you can just save their profile page to your browser's favorites and see anytime when they've got a new meme OR comment.

2. This place already has too many "favorite users". It's a cult of personality. What do I mean by this, you ask? Certain top users get upvotes and comments just because of who they are, not because of the quality of their memes.
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5 ups
I think everyone has the right to upvote whatever they feel like upvoting. Even if it's just because they're a fan of the user. I personally don't do that, but it is what it is. I garner a lot of points (not as much as many of the top users), but I do alright and I don't comment a lot on Raydog or Socrates' memes. I upvote a lot of their's though.
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5 ups, 2 replies
For your second reason, nobody knows who the other person is on Imgflip. What if Raydog was Kanye West? We don't know. Your point is invalid.
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7 ups, 1 reply
I disagree - consider this, people comment on Raydogs memes just because it is guaranteed to go front page. When that happens, their comments get seen and upvoted which equals free points.

If you're focused on my use of "cult of personality" I don't mean that we know who the user is, more of a "group think" or cliqueish mentality.
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5 ups
Sorry, I just LOVE meme wars!!!
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4 ups, 1 reply
I don't think people will favorite top users since they are easily to be found... You might want to favorite/subscribe users that you may forget their name, or they post at odd times. WilliamHarrisMemes is one of my favorites.
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2 ups
Yeah. There was a guy who made awesome comics on Imgflip, but I forgot his username. I will check out WilliamHarrisMemes. I also like y1c2n3.
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1 up, 1 reply
I would lean towards "no" for this idea, but I don't feel very strongly against it.

My reason for leaning towards no is that there are a lot of ways already in which people can see the memes of well-known users on the site.

And while theoretically the tool of following users could be used either for well-known users and obscure ones, I think it's more likely it would tend to reinforce the success of users that are already well-known, rather than give people an incentive to discover users they haven't seen before.

Seeing more variety of memes on imgflip is more important to me personally than convenience of site navigation. Just my thoughts though. :)
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1 up, 1 reply
That is true, but what I was thinking was that "Well, we have the leaderboard, which is basically what I was thinking of--a list of links--but if people have that, they can use this to keep track of users who have yet to get on the leaderboard. I mean, if you like a lot of userboard leaders, I know I wouldn't want to bother making a list of them if one's there already. But then again, that's just lazy me.
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1 up, 1 reply
Like your own personalized imgflip dashboard?
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1 up, 1 reply
Basically, yeah!
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1 up, 1 reply
Well, when you describe it like that... it sounds pretty good! And like I said, I'm not that much against the idea.
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