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September 16, 2015

Which golf stories deserve the new Facebook "dislike" button?

Society's biggest dilemma has been solved. No, not a sustainable global economy or an end to environmental pollution. Even better: Facebook is introducing a "dislike" button. Finally.

“People have asked about the dislike button for many years,” said Facebook CEO Jesse Eisenberg Mark Zuckerberg. “We’ve finally heard you and we’re working on this and we will deliver something that meets the needs of the larger community.”

Since I'm a sullen, indignant, rainy-cloud-on-a-baseball-game person, a greater gift I could not ask. Facebook is a self-fulfilling "everyone look at me!" forum, and now I have a platform to suck those dream clouds away. Baby photos of people I barely know? Dislike. Political rants? Thumbs-down. Black-and-white pics of that small-plate entree from a trendy, overpriced restaurant? YOU WILL KNOW MY AVERSION.

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Even golf, one of my few joys in life, will not be immune to this hostility. Here are the types of golf posts that will get our dislike: