For the month of October we are giving you the opportunity to post things that made your head tilt sideways wondering: “What the Heck?” Why is this like that? We would like to collect these, hopefully solve/clarify some of them or put them into our development pipeline. If it is a bug, please open a support ticket. Check out @Dave_Pemberton’s excellent Hecktoberfest - One Month, Your Voice, Your Thoughts! blog post with more background to it!
Ideally start your post with WTH: …
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I like that you can dial in how close you want to track it!
WTH: Is Discourse (our community platform) not allowing to vote on the overview page?
You do see how many votes a thread got. There is also a lovely feature to sort the threads by votes! So you can easily find the top voted on threads in the Hecktoberfest Forum forum
But why oh why are they not allowing to vote on a thread on the main page?
It has even been suggested in a thread from 2016: Suggestion: display vote/like counter in main page - feature - Discourse Meta
The concern is, that you are voting on threads, that you haven’t even read. You should have at least clicked into a thread to be allowed to vote on it. They may have a point. I am on the fence on it. Ideally you should be able to vote on the main page all the threads that you have visited already
Once in a post/thread here is where you vote: