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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #15 on: February 05, 2016, 10:24:54 PM »
1. Too much moogabytes
2. Too few googabytes
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #16 on: February 05, 2016, 10:31:25 PM »
1. Too much moogabytes
2. Too few googabytes

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #17 on: February 05, 2016, 10:44:24 PM »
- The text editing controls don't work in Edge.
- I still like the old fixed-width theme, for the same reason that newspapers use columns and don't just write 3-line stories across the entire page of newsprint.
- Searching is questionable.
- I like a dark theme, especially on mobile.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #18 on: February 05, 2016, 11:17:35 PM »
What do wou mean by "text editing controls"?

All of the old themes are still available for your use, in all their dark and fixed-width glory.  I have to say, though, that but a handful of members ever used the dark theme.

The search issue is known and I will continue to look for solutions.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #19 on: February 05, 2016, 11:32:43 PM »
.gifv embedding would revolutionize my posting!
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #20 on: February 05, 2016, 11:50:37 PM »
.gifv embedding would revolutionize my posting!

I personally would not be at all in favor of giving posters the power to autoplay videos, which is what "GIFV" does.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2016, 12:05:36 AM »
What do wou mean by "text editing controls"?

The bold, italic, underline buttons for example.  Or the quote button or any of the smileys.  Anything that is supposed to insert BBCode doesn't.
A novice was trying to fix a broken Lisp machine by turning the power off and on.
Knight, seeing what the student was doing, spoke sternly: “You cannot fix a machine by just power-cycling it with no understanding of what is going wrong.”
Knight turned the machine off and on.
The machine worked.

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2016, 12:14:26 AM »
Thanks PR was unaware if this bug

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #23 on: February 06, 2016, 01:18:13 AM »
You want to take this one, Wastrel? I don't have access to a Win10 machine.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #24 on: February 06, 2016, 01:20:17 AM »
You want to take this one, Wastrel? I don't have access to a Win10 machine.

Yeah i'll confirm and look into it

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #25 on: February 06, 2016, 02:10:54 AM »
How about a stylesheet that's all black with lime green text and borders?  That'd look old school and be easy on the eyes.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #26 on: February 12, 2016, 05:52:16 AM »
Is there any way to change the forum so the moderators' comments are delivered through interpretative dance?
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #27 on: February 12, 2016, 06:22:59 AM »
I lack the ability to give a vocal impression of an intended onomatopoeia, or to signal that an all-caps rant was delivered via shift key and not by capslock. I require both of these
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #28 on: February 16, 2016, 06:40:35 AM »
Likes Received should be sortable by No. of Likes. 

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2016, 07:46:40 PM »
What do wou mean by "text editing controls"?

The bold, italic, underline buttons for example.  Or the quote button or any of the smileys.  Anything that is supposed to insert BBCode doesn't.

Think I got this one fixed. 

PR, can you clear your cache in Edge, and give it a shot?

 

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