Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by Jacob » Tue Aug 05, 2014 9:30 pm

Pony99CA wrote:
John P wrote:It should be "Topics you started or reacted to"
No, I "react" to lots of topics that I never post to. ;) A better phrase would be "Topics you posted in", which would cover topics that you started.

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by John P » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:04 am

Pony99CA wrote: No, I "react" to lots of topics that I never post to. ;) A better phrase would be "Topics you posted in", which would cover topics that you started.

Steve
Much better :)

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by Jessica. » Wed Aug 06, 2014 3:38 pm

I prefer "Your Posts". I would also like a "Your Topics"

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by Pony99CA » Thu Aug 07, 2014 2:02 am

Jessica. wrote:I prefer "Your Posts". I would also like a "Your Topics"
As I mentioned in the Your Topics Link in Quick Links topic, "Your Posts" really is "Your Topics" (unless you mean "Topics that you started"). I also described how to really get "Your Posts".

I'm not opposed to renaming "Your Posts" to be more accurate, but just changing "Your" to "My" seems way too nitpicky, especially as phpBB 3.0 has had "View your posts" for years (and maybe phpBB 2.0 before that).

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by keith10456 » Fri Aug 08, 2014 4:19 am

+1

"My Posts" is more appropriate.

However, I have a feeling that its not going to change because it's not that significant and it is one of those things where people feel like its always been like that (even though I personally disagree with it). Hence the reason on my site I changed the language file.

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by Jessica. » Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:31 am

Pony99CA wrote:
Jessica. wrote:I prefer "Your Posts". I would also like a "Your Topics"
As I mentioned in the Your Topics Link in Quick Links topic, "Your Posts" really is "Your Topics" (unless you mean "Topics that you started"). I also described how to really get "Your Posts".

I'm not opposed to renaming "Your Posts" to be more accurate, but just changing "Your" to "My" seems way too nitpicky, especially as phpBB 3.0 has had "View your posts" for years (and maybe phpBB 2.0 before that).

Steve
Yeah that's what I meant...Your Topics = Topics that you started. that just seems so long so I used "Your Topics" instead..

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by tmbackoff » Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:57 am

How about we just get rid of the whole "you", "your", "my", "his", "her", "it's", etc. and just use "Topics posted in" (variation of what Steve said). This also covers https://area51.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopi ... 81&t=46045.

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by Jacob » Sun Aug 10, 2014 2:15 pm

tmbackoff wrote:How about we just get rid of the whole "you", "your", "my", "his", "her", "it's", etc. and just use "Topics posted in" (variation of what Steve said).
I don't see why should we. Possessive adjectives are important.

If you prefer the system 'talking' to you, as Louis7777 wrote, then it should be "Your Posts". This is my preference as well. If you consider yourself "embedded" in the software, you'd probaly prefer "My Posts". But the possessive is needed.

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by keith10456 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 3:42 pm

Jacob wrote:
tmbackoff wrote:How about we just get rid of the whole "you", "your", "my", "his", "her", "it's", etc. and just use "Topics posted in" (variation of what Steve said).
I don't see why should we. Possessive adjectives are important.

If you prefer the system 'talking' to you, as Louis7777 wrote, then it should be "Your Posts". This is my preference as well. If you consider yourself "embedded" in the software, you'd probaly prefer "My Posts". But the possessive is needed.
@ Jacob - Correct... ;-)

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Re: Change "Your Posts" to "My Posts"

Post by Louis7777 » Sun Aug 10, 2014 6:20 pm

"Welcome, Louis."
"How are you today?"
"Let me show you your posts master..."
"Shall we play a game?"
"How about a nice game of thermonuclear war?"

:P

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