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Plz Dont Hunt Me Yet (tapir.me)
15 points by alianoelle on Feb 2, 2015 | hide | past | web | favorite | 14 comments

PH should just let site owners add a meta tag asking to not be "hunted" (a la Pinterest "nopin")... the whole badge thing sounds like a free marketing campaign for PH.

HAHA, Interesting point! I hadn't thought of it as a marketing campaign for them...not sure that they need much marketing :) But I did originally want a more high tech option than just badges. Incidentally, I started to just like the idea of badges as a public commitment to build hunt-worthy products.

That's an interesting point.

Also...I'm not gonna lie...I REALLY like saying the word 'BADGES.'

This idea seems extremely self serving to whomever the author of the post and the badges as I imagine only ends up making a site look extremely ugly. If you don't feel the site is ready for PH, indicate so on the site I guess but this whole needing to put a badge up and attribute credit... Talk about stupid. I mean what value does it really serve that a site owner can't do themselves that would require attribution for something like this.

Those are all valid points. I'm definitely not a designer or a developer. The goal was more to create something myself, using tools that I'd mostly found on Product Hunt, and just get it out there: more of a doodle than a work of art :) I haven't had much to do with HTML since my 1998 Smashing Pumpkins Angelfire tribute page (imagine lots of Billy Corgan and glitter GIFs). This was a good refresher trying to get Tumblr and SquareSpace to do the fidgety things I wanted. I'm also a big fan of Product Hunt and thought it would make for a quirky homage to what they're trying to create. Is it useful? Dunno. Did it make a couple of people smile? I hope so. That was as far as I got in the planning. Don't get me wrong, I love self-serving as much as the next person, but my intention was certainly not to offend. Thanks for taking the time to give feedback, I hope the backstory is somewhat insightful.

What does hunting mean in this context?

Relates to http://www.producthunt.com/

The badge seems to "prevent" you from getting listed there.

I would use the phrase "strategically reschedule" instead of "prevent" :P

Getting posted to this site I think? http://www.producthunt.com/

That's correct :)

Good work, can't wait to check this out.

Thanks Gene! Over coffee sometime perhaps :P

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