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Do You Have Signatures DISABLED?
Yes 27% [ 49 ]
No 73% [ 131 ]
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Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

So, I searched the forum and while there were some results, none were on point and all were ten years old, or nearly so.

How many of you do NOT have signatures disabled in your settings?

I spend way too much time fiddling with my signature and trying to advertise my (terrible) threads... but I have everybody else's signature disabled.

If everyone has signatures disabled, why am I bothering with mine?

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/03/23 12:01:11


The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Morphing Obliterator





The Frozen North

I have signatures enabled.

Seems a bit... odd to disable everyone else's signature, if you're so concerned with your own.

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Raging-on-the-Inside Blood Angel Sergeant





Brookside Close

I have sigs enabled on the computer but disabled on the mobile device, the long sigs are annoying on a small screen and it makes the pages longer

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 queen_annes_revenge wrote:
Straight out if the pot, bang it on. What else is there to know?

 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut




UK

I've got signatures on (but most of the stuff in mine is sadly out of date)

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/03/20 08:44:21


 
   
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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





UK

Disabled - speeds things up nicely and gets rid of the chaff that appears. Easier to spin through a thread and pick up images and spoilers with them disabled.
   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






I turn them off - there's too many users with sigs longer than the content of their posts.
   
Made in us
Ultramarine Master with Gauntlets of Macragge





Upstate, New York

 Rybrook wrote:
I have sigs enabled on the computer but disabled on the mobile device, the long sigs are annoying on a small screen and it makes the pages longer


Same here.

Sigs, like avatars, help me identify posters at a glance, and help when skimming threads. I miss them when on my mobile devices, as I have to double check who posted more often.

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Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

MinMax wrote:I have signatures enabled.

Seems a bit... odd to disable everyone else's signature, if you're so concerned with your own.


Right?

In my defence, when I first signed up to Dakka I was staying with a friend and subject to an awfully weak internet connection, so loading pics in a P&M blog at the same time as sigs took forever, so I got rid of sigs.

But that's the 'grrrr' of the thread really, to see if there's any point in even having a sig.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Bonkers Buggy Driver with Rockets





Not a member of the Get Along Gang

Turned them off years ago - quite a few posters had obnoxious and/or oversize sigs.
   
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 OrlandotheTechnicoloured wrote:
I've got signatures on (but most of the stuff in mine is sadly out of date)


I was going to mention this to you!

Time to update them - or remove them!

Join us in 2019!!!
   
Made in gb
Sword-Bearing Inquisitorial Crusader




Didn't even know they could be disabled.

To be fair, I also don't read anyone elses. It's like white noise.

Except BCB's. I always read his. [Hers? Theirs?]

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Made in gb
Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller




Please leave my town.

I keep sigs enabled. I like the (admittedly minor) insight they give into people's personalities or interests. I occasionally even find myself paying more attention to a person's posts because their sig makes them seem less of an obnoxious twit than I would have judged them from their post content alone.



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Wishing for other people's armies/factions to be squatted should be a bannable offence. 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut




South New Jersey

I've got mine enabled, since they occasionally lead to blogs I want to check out.

And in turn, mine's just a link to my blog.

   
Made in au
Fixture of Dakka





Melbourne

 Duskweaver wrote:
I keep sigs enabled. I like the (admittedly minor) insight they give into people's personalities or interests.
This is also (partly) why I keep mine enabled. I couldn't tell you why it interests me on a personal level. It's just one of those things.

I also find that sigs are a good back up method of identifying posters, in the (not so common) event that someone changes their avatar, because I tend to use the avatars as identification rather then the username. A little odd, but that's my brain.

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The Hammer of Witches





A new day, a new time zone.

 AndrewGPaul wrote:
I turn them off - there's too many users with sigs longer than the content of their posts.


I did that so long ago I'd forgotten Dakka even had sigs. Do I still have one? (I'm too lazy to check. ) Also, for helping cut down the visual chaff, because when I did it, there had been a proliferation of image heavy, and IIRC, more than a few that were a long line of animated emoticons which I found massively distracting while trying to read.

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Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

You have two lines of text, yeah.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






Disabled so they don't get in the way of actual content. Some user sigs are obnoxious. Sigs are no better than web ads and I don't know anyone who likes web ads.

I'm not even sure what my own is anymore. It's probably obnoxious and/or very ad like.
   
Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

You don't have a sig.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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The Hammer of Witches





A new day, a new time zone.

 Excommunicatus wrote:
You have two lines of text, yeah.

Thanks for checking, I'd forgotten all about the 'wiping with the powerfist' hand thing. And now that Genestealer Cults are a thing, Four-Armed Emperor Day is ever more important than ever!

"-Nonsense, the Inquisitor and his retinue are our hounoured guests, of course we should invite them to celebrate Four-armed Emperor-day with us..."
Thought for the Day - Never use the powerfist hand to wipe. 
   
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Executing Exarch





London, UK

I like them, they add a bit of flair to the page and like Nev said, it helps me identify who is who.

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Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

New and improved OP, now with sexy poll options.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Napoleonics Obsesser




MN

Keep them on, because frequently they make me laugh.

Mine does not..... :(

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Sneaky Striking Scorpion





WA, USA

Mine are on, but I'm often on mobile with a potato phone that would explode if I turned on full scale Dakka... So I generally don't see signatures anyway.

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[MOD]
Jolly bringer of death and suspensions






Cozy cockpit of an Imperial Knight

Switched on, as some folks do link to good topics or have fun quotes of days gone by.

That and I feel I can't really disable them with the current [MOD] tag, as every once in a while I stumble across a bad sig (inadvertently) bypassing the swear filter or one with an outdated image that gives a security error to other users.

Switched off on my phone though, but then again I don't post or moderate from there, just to do quick checks while working should the need arise.

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Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

So, while the sample is currently small the results so far are that more than four out of five of you (83%) have sigs turned on.

I won't feel too bad for obsessing over my sig, if those numbers hold up.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Last Remaining Whole C'Tan






Pleasant Valley, Iowa

I like signatures, generally.
   
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Consigned to the Grim Darkness





USA

I forgot there even was an option, but no, I keep them enabled.

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Stone Bonkers Fabricator General






A garden grove on Citadel Station

 Excommunicatus wrote:
I spend way too much time fiddling with my signature and trying to advertise my (terrible) threads... but I have everybody else's signature disabled.
I have signatures enabled, sounds like you are part of creating the problem here.


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 Excommunicatus wrote:
I won't feel too bad for obsessing over my sig, if those numbers hold up.
I guess I'll do my best to not pay any heed to your signature since that is your preference on others' signatures!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/04/30 15:49:33


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Made in ca
Eternally-Stimulated Slaanesh Dreadnought





Hamilton, ON

Well, FWIW, since I opened this thread I've had sigs enabled.

Do feel free to continue to ignore mine, though.

To pooh-pooh it, if you like.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/04/30 16:27:28


The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Always enabled, because you often find gems there.

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