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Yesterday we launched a semi-new feedback system on the site, allowing our members to provide positive feedback on specific posts, images and reviews.
Details about the new system are right here.

The default name for this system is "reputation" and it is used both for the "thumbs-up" icon, found at the bottom of each post, as well as for the ribbons you see under your postcount and location. This name doesn't reflect what we want the system to be all about here in TCS, and we need your help in choosing a new name!

What are we looking for?


1. A name that reflects positive feedback (e.g. kudos, love, applause).

2. A word (or two words) that work in the following sentences:
  • Another user gave you   [ blank ]
  • Give this post  [ blank ]
  • See Anne's [ blank ]
3. A name that's related to cats.

The best example I can think of is used for the very same system in a website about... chickens. Their members came up with the word "ovation". It reflects positive feedback, it's grammatically appropriate in all three examples and it's related to chickens (the word ova means egg in Latin).

So, let's brainstorm together for a "catty" alternative to the word reputation! What would YOU call the thing you want to give others for good posts, and receive yourself?

Make a suggestion that meets all three criteria, and you could win a beautiful TCS sweatshirt!



We have a week to brainstorm here, and come up with names. Please submit your suggestions in the following format -
  • Another user gave you   [ blank ]
  • Give this post  [ blank ]
  • See Anne's [ blank ]
If you're making more than one suggestion, please make sure you repeat all three phrases for each one. It's the only way to make sure the phrase/word actually works. Thank you!

Feel free to ask questions, discuss and provide feedback on names in this thread as well. Questions about the new system are also very welcome! Most importantly, do please use the new system and if you see a quality, informative and supportive post, which you think contributes to our community, please do click the thumbs-up icon and add a comment to go with that! Make sure you read the rules and guidelines first - they're soon about to be part of the site's official rules.

Let's take a week to think about names. In a week's time, on Tuesday, October 15, I'll collect all the posts containing submissions (in the above mentioned format) and run a draw for the sweatshirt. 
 
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Great plan for our community, Anne!!! :bigthumb: Who doesn't love to receive a pat on the back from time to time and returning the praise as well. :clap::clap:

My suggestions! ;)

*Another user gave you Meowvalous Mews
*Give this post Meowvalous Mews
*See Anne's Meowvalous Mews

*Another user gave you Head Bumps
*Give this post Head Bumps
*See Anne's Head Bumps
 
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Another user gave you a Felino Bravo

Give this post Felino Bravo

See Anne's Felino Bravo

Felino Brava = alternate/feminine

Felino = cat in Spanish
Bravo = to express approval
 
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Great plan for our community, Anne!!!
Who doesn't love to receive a pat on the back from time to time and returning the praise as well.


My suggestions!


*Another user gave you HURRAH

*Give this post Head Bumps

*See Anne's MEOWvalous Marks
 I love each ones, but they each need to fit the format of all three sentences. So this would be -

*Another user gave you HURRAH

*Give this post HURRAH

*See Anne's HURRAH

*Another user gave you Head Bumps

*Give this post Head Bumps

*See Anne's Head Bumps

*Another user gave you MEOWvalous Marks

*Give this post MEOWvalous Marks

*See Anne's MEOWvalous Marks

No "a" in the first sentence, please! Do you still like all three without the "a"? I'm not sure about the Hurrah?
 
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Another user gave you a Felino Bravo

Give this post Felino Bravo

See Anne's Felino Bravo

Felino Brava = alternate/feminine

Felino = cat in Spanish
Bravo = to express approval
Bravo on the international style ;) I did fix it to take out the "a" in the first instance. Thanks for the submission!
 

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Another user gave you head bonks
Give this post head bonks
See Anne's head bonks
 
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I have two ideas. The first being purrfect props (props is a more current term for recognition) and the second being head bunts because that is how cats show approval or affection.
 

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Seeing that it is a cat site, why not something like "Paws Up"   or   "Tails Up"  or "Whiskers"   or "Belly Rubs"  or "Scritches"

Another user gave you Paws Up
Give this post Paws Up
See Anne's Paws Up report

Another user gave you Tails Up
Give this post Tails Up
See Anne's Tails Up report

Another user gave you Whiskers
Give this post Whiskers
See Anne's Whiskers report

Another user gave you Belly Rubs
Give this post Belly Rubs
See Anne's Belly Rubs

Another user gave you Scritches
Give this post Scritches
See Anne's Scritches

And we all love kittens and most of us would collect them if we could!  So what about "Kittens".  This way we can collect them guilt free :)

Another user gave you Kittens
Give this post Kittens
See Anne's Kittens
 
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Seeing that it is a cat site, why not something like "Paws Up"   or   "Tails Up"  or "Whiskers"   or "Belly Rubs"  or "Scritches"

Another user gave you Paws Up
Give this post Paws Up
See Anne's Paws Up report
Wonderful ideas all the way around, but this sounds particularly fun. 

So indicative of this great site!

 

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How about "applaws"?

Another user gave you "Applaws:"

Give this post "Applaws"

See Anne's "Applaws" report

It's not exactly "paws", but it's close
 
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I have two ideas. The first being purrfect props (props is a more current term for recognition) and the second being head bunts because that is how cats show approval or affection.
I like both of them, but need to see them in the phrases to see how they work.
  • Another user gave you   purrfect props
  • Give this post purrfect props
  • See Anne's purrfect props
  • Another user gave you head bunts
  • Give this post head bunts
  • See Anne's head bunts
 
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Let's see...I shall try:

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Another user gave you Catinality or Catnip

Give this post Mice

See Anne's Scratching Post
 
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Let's see...I shall try:

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Another user gave you Catinality or Catnip

Give this post Mice

See Anne's Scratching Post
I really like Catnip and Mice, but Scratching Post wouldn't work.

Each term needs to be tested in all three instances because we end up with one term that will be used for the name. When you do that, you can see some things work, but some don't.

For example, if we take Scratching Post -
  • Another user gave you   Scratching Post
  • Give this post Scratching Post
  • See Anne's  Scratching Post
You can see it works for the last phrase, but not really for the first two. We can't add "a" or any other preface, so the word needs to be a non-countable noun :)

Sorry if I wasn't clear enough. I just added a sentence to the original post to clarify that.
 

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Seeing that it is a cat site, why not something like "Paws Up"  or  "Tails Up"  or "Whiskers"   or "Belly Rubs"  or "Scritches"

Another user gave you Paws Up

Give this post Paws Up

See Anne's Paws Up report



Really like the sound of this last one! :D
 

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Another user gave you Kitty Karma

Give this post Kitty Karma

See Anne's Kitty Karma
 

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  • Another user gave you  a Cat on the Back 
  • Give this post a Cat on the Back 
  • See Anne's  Cat on the Back 


l guess it would be Cats on the Back - l read the clarifying post later.
  • Another user gave you   P(ur)raise
  • Give this post   P(ur)raise
  • See Anne's    P(ur)raise
Purraise, Purr-aise, whatever.
 
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Another user gave you  Kitty Kisses

Give this post Kitty Kisses

See Anne's Kitty Kisses

Kinda soppy, I know. But it was the best I could come up with.
 

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