New forums apparently D;

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Nomad

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New forums apparently D;
« on: February 19, 2007, 06:18:47 PM »
I didn't see any other threads about this, so I thought I'd make one.

So dispense with your OH EM GEE's here.
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Pyrochimp

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2007, 06:27:26 PM »
I don't mind the new smilies, I just can't stand how...spaced out everything is.  It's like I have to scroll for 10 minutes to get to the next post :(
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GeoGuy

Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2007, 06:51:12 PM »
Oh Em Eff Gee Bee Bee Que! Pretty slick!  ;D

Now we need a subject for our replies? LAME
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2007, 07:08:27 PM »
It's all right. It looks like the first character of everyone's signature got deleted though. That's a litte odd.

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Jie

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2007, 07:12:46 PM »
Worst smileys ever!  >:(
Edit: Cool! Now we're all "Newbies"!
Edit #2: Had to go and fix my sig.
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EnragedPenguin

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2007, 07:19:17 PM »
The smilies are a little ugly, but I think all the new features make up for it.
This software has much more advanced moderating options, so hopefully it will help us control the spam.
A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.

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Jie

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2007, 07:21:44 PM »
The smilies are a little ugly, but I think all the new features make up for it.
This software has much more advanced moderating options, so hopefully it will help us control the spam.
Cool! I'll gladly endure the stupid smileys if it helps eliminate the porn bots!
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Tom Bishop

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« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2007, 07:32:02 PM »
Hey Penguin, the smilies can be added and changed in the Admin menu. Feel free to change them since you're an Admin.

I don't think Daniel will mind.

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EnragedPenguin

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2007, 07:38:14 PM »
Hey Penguin, the smilies can be added and changed in the Admin menu. Feel free to change them since you're an Admin.


I just found that out. PHPB only let Daniel change stuff like that, so I hadn't realized I could until just a minute ago.

I'm still trying to figure out how everything works, so if anyone finds out that their account has been deleted, or all their posts are missing or something, it's... uhhh... Erasmus' fault!
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Tom Bishop

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« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2007, 07:43:09 PM »
When Daniel comes back onto IRC tomorrow I plan to help him change around the layout of threads so that things are less spaced out and there is no blue bar over every post.

After that I think things should be readable on the forums, at least.

Also Penguin, if you can, either fix the member ranks or turn them off completely. Daniel has a backup of the forum in case you mess anything up.
« Last Edit: February 19, 2007, 07:53:53 PM by Tom Bishop »

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EnragedPenguin

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2007, 07:52:52 PM »
When Daniel comes back onto IRC tomorrow I plan to help him change around the layout of threads so that things are less spaced out and there is no blue bar over every post.


It's set to allow users to select which layout they want. I switched mine to "Babylon Theme", which got rid of the blue bars, but I don't think I like the way it looks now.
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Tom Bishop

Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2007, 07:58:21 PM »
When Daniel comes back onto IRC tomorrow I plan to help him change around the layout of threads so that things are less spaced out and there is no blue bar over every post.


It's set to allow users to select which layout they want. I switched mine to "Babylon Theme", which got rid of the blue bars, but I don't think I like the way it looks now.

Check out http://custom.simplemachines.org/themes/ to see a big listing of custom themes available. I'm pretty sure you can download ones you like and upload them via the admin section. For example, I found this theme here I found pleasant on the eyes: http://custom.simplemachines.org/themes/index.php?lemma=131

Also, just a minor nitpick, but I think the threads are too short. It used to be 20 posts per page. Now it's 15. What do you think?

« Last Edit: February 19, 2007, 08:14:20 PM by Tom Bishop »

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Dioptimus Drime

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2007, 09:42:49 PM »
Woo! Fancy. New bot-protection = chouette, man. Plus, the quotes are real sexy-fine-looking (it's got two quotey thingies over in the left corner :o ) Anyways. Coolio. Me likey. I also like that I can do this:


I am the MMASSSTEEEEER of the UNDERWORLD!!!


HAY GUYS LOL  8) 8) 8)

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Rick_James

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2007, 10:43:36 PM »





LAWL D DRAW UR FUNNEE  :D

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Nomad

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2007, 11:11:19 PM »
I just noticed that it shows who is a Flat Earth Proponent.  Maybe now those of us who aren't won't get harassed by the noobs.  :P

[Edit]Oh, I guess that's just Tom's custom title.  Whatever.  That would be a good idea if it did, though.
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beast

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2007, 12:11:52 AM »
Yeah I don't mind the new forums, looks a bit different but I'm sure we'll get used to it.

I HATE being called a newbie though.  Can an admin change that for me to "I own religion" or something?

Also can we get those funky reputation things?

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Rick_James

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2007, 01:39:12 AM »
I think they're planning on working on it further - but at least the spam seems to be cut right down.  ;)

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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #17 on: February 20, 2007, 01:42:37 AM »
Worst smileys ever!  >:(

People who agree with me are automatically sent a free fruit basket. i hope you like kiwi and grapes.
Grapes please! They're easier to insert.
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midgard

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2007, 02:16:11 AM »
Looks like I'm going to have to find a new avatar.   :'(

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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2007, 02:20:04 AM »
Hmmm, your balloon is looking a wee bit fuzzy around the edges.
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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #20 on: February 20, 2007, 02:22:31 AM »
AND I OBJECT TO ALL OF US BEING "NEWBIES"!!!
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midgard

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #21 on: February 20, 2007, 02:28:08 AM »
I fixed it!!!  ;D

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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #22 on: February 20, 2007, 02:32:41 AM »
I think they're planning on working on it further - but at least the spam seems to be cut right down.  ;)
Yeah! for no spam!!!

Not everyone likes spam, although it can spice up an otherwise ordinary meatloaf.
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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2007, 02:34:08 AM »
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Rick_James

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #24 on: February 20, 2007, 02:56:14 AM »
I think they're planning on working on it further - but at least the spam seems to be cut right down.  ;)
Yeah! for no spam!!!

Not everyone likes spam, although it can spice up an otherwise ordinary meatloaf.


Eeew spam in meatloaf!!!  ;D

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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #25 on: February 20, 2007, 03:15:40 AM »
I think they're planning on working on it further - but at least the spam seems to be cut right down.  ;)
Yeah! for no spam!!!

Not everyone likes spam, although it can spice up an otherwise ordinary meatloaf.


Eeew spam in meatloaf!!!  ;D
Don't be so provencial!  ::)
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Northrider5

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #26 on: February 20, 2007, 04:42:30 AM »
I hate being called a n00b.....
Courtesy of your friendly neighbourhood Muslim.

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EnragedPenguin

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #27 on: February 20, 2007, 05:25:25 AM »
I hate being called a n00b.....

What do you guys want the ranks to be called? So far all there is is "Newbie" for 0-499 posts, and then "Regular" for 500+.
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beast

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #28 on: February 20, 2007, 05:27:56 AM »
0-200  Round Earth n00b

200-500 n00b

500-1000 regular

1000-2000 Pwner

2000-4000 Round Earth Pwner

4000+ Atheist

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Tao of Pooh

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Re: New forums apparently D;
« Reply #29 on: February 20, 2007, 05:41:15 AM »
I hate being called a n00b.....

What do you guys want the ranks to be called? So far all there is is "Newbie" for 0-499 posts, and then "Regular" for 500+.
Can one of them be like...Dragonslayer? That would be cool.

I don't think it's fair to call a n00b a round earther just 'cause they don't have bunches of posties.
And I don't wanna be called an atheist  :'( please.
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