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Most websites seem so make use of the words "back" and "top" most of the times (see this list for examples) in various combinations (back to top, back to the top, to top, top,...). I do not completely understand what you mean with it not being "classy" enough. What is your definition of classy and which analysis shows that users find it insufficiently ...
I use an up-arrow and the word "Top". Regular Hovered Here is why I use it: It is intuitive - Everyone knows where it's going It is clear - Don't have to worry about ambiguous wording like 'Back to Top' It is simple - Minimal wording to reduce crowding of the button.
Yes, you should never force any user for the responsive designs. Specially, the Ecommerce industry knows this well enough. Many of the users who found that the mobile websites they were using contained less features than the one with the desktop version were greatly outraged. As, a result many ecommerce websites offers a way to revert back to the old desktop ...
What do you think about to create overlay bottom bar with the context buttons? Update: Just to explain the color scheme behind the screen: Green button is 'Save', red button is 'Cancel', blue button is in this case used to check not assigned entries. This is just concrete implementation of idea to have bottom-bar to eliminate 'scrolling orgies'.
The closest thing I can readily think of is how Wiki sites handle this. "Plain" text links are almost always going to take you to another page on that site; "contents" links in a table (?) are usually for jumping around the page you're on; and the sites with the external link icon at the end of the link... well, they are external links. Links for stuff on ...
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