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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #30 on: February 17, 2016, 08:46:27 PM »
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 #31 on: February 17, 2016, 09:31:12 PM »
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 #32 on: February 18, 2016, 12:40:56 PM »
Now that I've had a while to experience it, I prefer the old fixed-width formatting better.

The WAP2 setup ignores ignore lists.

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #33 on: February 18, 2016, 01:05:51 PM »
Now that I've had a while to experience it, I prefer the old fixed-width formatting better.

The WAP2 setup ignores ignore lists.

The woman in AQB's video above has her vibrator set too high.

That third point - how does one access that particular element of functionality that this site provides?

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #34 on: February 18, 2016, 09:16:51 PM »
Now that I've had a while to experience it, I prefer the old fixed-width formatting better.

Luckily for you the old themes are all still there and perfectly functional. :)
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #35 on: February 19, 2016, 12:28:00 PM »
I propose a special section of the forum simply for Awesome220 and his various sockpuppets. Rather than banning him just restrict him to that single area so we can all watch the train wreck.

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #36 on: February 19, 2016, 03:14:12 PM »
Now that I've had a while to experience it, I prefer the old fixed-width formatting better.

Luckily for you the old themes are all still there and perfectly functional. :)

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #37 on: February 19, 2016, 03:30:58 PM »
I propose a special section of the forum simply for Awesome220 and his various sockpuppets. Rather than banning him just restrict him to that single area so we can all watch the train wreck.
Along those lines, how compatible is this software with the concept of shadowbanning the way they do in reddit? The awesome220s of the world still post and believe that they are still responding to / insulting people but nobody else ever actually sees their crap.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #38 on: February 19, 2016, 04:09:11 PM »
That sounds kind of nefarious to me.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #39 on: February 19, 2016, 04:20:14 PM »
Sometimes you have to do something bad to prevent something worse from happening.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #40 on: February 19, 2016, 05:11:44 PM »
That sounds kind of nefarious to me.
It's kind of hilarious inasmuch as oftentimes those people take *weeks* to figure out that nobody's responding to them because they can't read the drivel they're posting. I mean, I shouldn't think it'd be implemented on anyone but serial offenders like A220.
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #41 on: February 19, 2016, 05:57:19 PM »
Would it be possible, that if someone posted only in all caps that post could be automatically ignored as well?
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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #42 on: February 19, 2016, 06:08:26 PM »
Would it be possible, that if someone posted only in all caps that post could be automatically ignored as well?

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Re: Critique this forum (technically)
« Reply #43 on: February 19, 2016, 07:19:35 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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