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how do i be a fan of a script?

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Posted: 2014-08-16

how do i be a fan of a script?

i see that there are fans of scripts, and i want to "fan" a script but i dont know how to "fan" it :P

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Posted: 2014-08-16
Edited: 2014-08-16

I assume that you would need to create an Script Sets, from your user page, by adding the scripts URL or ID into the Favorite scripts textarea and save.

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Posted: 2014-08-16

So favorite = fan?

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Posted: 2014-08-16

I believe so, but, as for now, no user names are assigned to the fans.

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Posted: 2014-08-17

You give it Feedback in the Feedback tab with a green light and then you are a "fan".

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Posted: 2014-08-17
Edited: 2014-08-17
You give it Feedback in the Feedback tab with a green light and then you are a "fan".

For real? That sucks lemons. I would have never figured that out on my own.

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Posted: 2014-08-18

I wouldn't have either, but I was just like "where's the fan button..." until I realized the amount of fans was equal to the amount of forum posts per script, not counting the error reports.

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Posted: 2014-08-18
Edited: 2014-08-18
You give it Feedback in the Feedback tab with a green light and then you are a "fan".

Nope.
It appears that srazzano is right.

Proof:
● NoPicAds only has 2 Good Ratings (green)
https://greasyfork.org/scripts/1209-nopicads/feedback

● Yet it has the highest fan number of 25... of all Scripts:
https://greasyfork.org/scripts?sort=fans


● The fans is actually calculated from the number of Favorites added in Script Sets on the users page.
● But we are unable to know who Favorited your Script unless you visit all userpages to check it out.

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Posted: 2014-08-18

There are two ways of getting into the fan score:

1. Add the script to your favourites
2. Write a positive or negative feddback.

The formula for the fan score is this: "good ratings - bad ratings + number of people of favorited it"

As I don't think fan is the right expression for this score I created an issue some time ago to rename it: https://github.com/JasonBarnabe/greasyfork/issues/219

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Posted: 2014-08-19

What Tobbe says is correct.

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Posted: 2014-08-23
Edited: 2014-08-23

Okay... answer is what Tobbe describes. And I see it is now labeled Score instead of Fans.

But Jason...
What if the same person gives a Good Rating AND Favorites the Script.
Would it be counted as 1 or 2

Scoring method seems to be fuzzy logic to me. Or this new psychotic "Common Core Math" Education.
http://www.nationalreview.com/article/373840/ten-dumbest-common-core-problems-alec-torres

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Posted: 2014-08-23

No one counts as more than 1. A good rating takes precedence over a bad rating, and they both take precedence over a favorite.

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Posted: 2014-08-23
Edited: 2014-08-23

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