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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby EDIGREG » Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:20 pm

The page you are used to seeing as the mg.com homepage is the "View active topics" link at the top of the page. They just set it as the home page, I don't plan on doing the same. Although I do like the suggestion of filtering the "Other" forum section from those results.

search.php?search_id=active_topics

Is this what you're calling the "new threads" list? It's not necessarily NEW threads, just active ones. Unless you're referring to a different page?
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby loxxrider » Thu Mar 07, 2013 4:34 pm

The one I was clicking was "view new posts" rather than "view active topics". I don't know the difference between the two, but yes... I think you get what I'm talking about. Like it was said before, if you want classifieds or off-topic banter, you can just go there directly. I think Hank would approve as he has mentioned his frustration with wading through the bs on MG to get to "the good stuff."
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby chaloux » Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:19 pm

Could links be red or another colour instead of just underlined? kthxbai
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby EDIGREG » Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:51 pm

Yeah there is still a bunch of styling I'd like to do - that's on the list
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby speeding-g60 » Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:16 pm

so i went to edit my title on my build thread and it erased the pictures from the first post. how can you prevent that from happening?
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:15 pm

One thing I notice is clicking the orange 'go to first unread post' button doesn't work all the time. Does sometimes, but every now and again it'll put me at a spot BEFORE my own last personal response... let alone the last bit I'd read.
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:25 pm

Another thing:

Why no 'email-thread' button? I have people I've been trying to send links to threads they'd be into but have to do the dinosaur way by copying and pasting the URL and then logging into email and sending the thread manually.
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby EDIGREG » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:18 am

speeding-g60 wrote:so i went to edit my title on my build thread and it erased the pictures from the first post. how can you prevent that from happening?


There was something reallllly funky going on in your thread, the post about the beltline trim was f'ing up the formatting on the page somehow. There were no spaces between posts after that point and the pictures disappeared from there too. It may have been because there were two closing quote brackets. Should be fixed now but I'll keep an eye out for that bug.
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby EDIGREG » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:22 am

PRY4SNO wrote:One thing I notice is clicking the orange 'go to first unread post' button doesn't work all the time. Does sometimes, but every now and again it'll put me at a spot BEFORE my own last personal response... let alone the last bit I'd read.


I've noticed that as well... seems like if the page it's going to has a lot of pictures loading, it throws it off. I believe what happens is it jumps to the spot that would be correct before the pictures load, then they load and it pushes the correct spot down the page. I will look into it but it seems to be like that on all phpbb forums. :bangshead:
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Postby EDIGREG » Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:23 am

PRY4SNO wrote:Another thing:

Why no 'email-thread' button? I have people I've been trying to send links to threads they'd be into but have to do the dinosaur way by copying and pasting the URL and then logging into email and sending the thread manually.


there is - it's at the top of the page next to the print view icon.
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby speeding-g60 » Fri Mar 08, 2013 8:29 am

thanks!!!
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby PRY4SNO » Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:58 am

How about having a right-click option for the downsized pictures, so I can opt to open them in a new tab vs having to reload a pic heavy thread after I'm done viewing said photos?
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Postby S4Pirate » Sun Mar 10, 2013 4:05 pm

How about having the page number you're on be filled in with a different color so you know what page you're on? Hard when jumping around in the longer threads, aka dramaraider et al.
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Postby amd is the best » Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:01 am

Multi-quote :)
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby EDIGREG » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:16 am

S4Pirate wrote:How about having the page number you're on be filled in with a different color so you know what page you're on? Hard when jumping around in the longer threads, aka dramaraider et al.


Yes this is one of the items on the styling list
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby EDIGREG » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:17 am

PRY4SNO wrote:How about having a right-click option for the downsized pictures, so I can opt to open them in a new tab vs having to reload a pic heavy thread after I'm done viewing said photos?


Not totally sure what you mean, but most browsers have an option to "open image in new tab" when right clicking on the image
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Postby EDIGREG » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:18 am

amd is the best wrote:Multi-quote :)


See to-do section :)

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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby PRY4SNO » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:15 pm

EDIGREG wrote:
PRY4SNO wrote:How about having a right-click option for the downsized pictures, so I can opt to open them in a new tab vs having to reload a pic heavy thread after I'm done viewing said photos?


Not totally sure what you mean, but most browsers have an option to "open image in new tab" when right clicking on the image


Yeah, I know what you mean but in my Firefox it won't doesn't provide the option to open in new tab when right clicking on the attached photos -- and only on this forum. Browser/version specific issue maybe?
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby highlander69 » Tue Mar 12, 2013 12:17 pm

is it just me?

When I upload pictures I have to add the pictures in reverse to get them to start from top to bottom.

So first picture uploaded ends up at the end on the project thread.


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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby mushasho » Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:05 pm

PRY4SNO wrote:
EDIGREG wrote:
PRY4SNO wrote:How about having a right-click option for the downsized pictures, so I can opt to open them in a new tab vs having to reload a pic heavy thread after I'm done viewing said photos?


Not totally sure what you mean, but most browsers have an option to "open image in new tab" when right clicking on the image


Yeah, I know what you mean but in my Firefox it won't doesn't provide the option to open in new tab when right clicking on the attached photos -- and only on this forum. Browser/version specific issue maybe?



Yeah I believe there are some settings here that are forum specific... For some reason I still can't surf this forum like other forums on my Kindle HD

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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby glibobbo21 » Tue Mar 12, 2013 3:58 pm

highlander69 wrote:is it just me?

When I upload pictures I have to add the pictures in reverse to get them to start from top to bottom.

So first picture uploaded ends up at the end on the project thread.


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yup me too, but i didnt fix mine lol
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby speeding-g60 » Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:43 pm

so how about some way of knowing if you have posted in a thread or not. like VWKotex does.

here we are able to alter our thread titles. some like myself alter only the second part and leave the "Aarons Drag Coupe.... blah blah blah" or whatever. but some people totally change the whole entire thread title.

maybe a green light or some notification when going thru the recent topics list that you have in the past posted there?

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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby my2000apb » Mon Mar 25, 2013 2:33 pm

can we get some stickers made up? itll help us get more traffic than jsut the 50 biggest geeks from the other site :)
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby PRY4SNO » Wed Mar 27, 2013 1:32 pm

Probably the only thing I like about whoretex is the post count #, so when you link to other people you can tell them which post to refer back to.

Is this a possibility here?
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Re: Forum Suggestions...

Postby amd is the best » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:00 pm

DIY/Write up section?
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