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    1. Administrator Emeritus adg44's Avatar
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      05-05-2010 03:44 AM #1
      Please post any issues you are having with the software in this thread. We will be monitoring it and fixing things as they are pointed out.

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      05-05-2010 08:17 AM #2
      Hello, are our Notepads gone or did I just overlook them in my profile?

      Thanks.

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      05-05-2010 08:29 AM #3
      Is everything that was in the threads backed up or is it all gonna have to be recreated? And when you click forums is that a temp format?

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      05-05-2010 08:40 AM #4
      Is there an ETA of when everything will be up and running properly?

      like not 100% but enough for us to smoothly use everything

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      05-05-2010 08:43 AM #5
      IMs and saved conversations: Are these gone or will be restored?

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      05-05-2010 10:59 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by jachong View Post
      IMs and saved conversations: Are these gone or will be restored?
      Unfortunately these could not be copied to vBulletin, as the way they are handled is completely different.

      Same goes for saved posts and your notepad. I really wish we could have given you guys some notice beforehand, but with the negotiations taking place, we were unable to do so.

      Please keep the comments/suggestions coming.

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      05-05-2010 08:48 AM #7
      i have my wheels for sale and i had a couple of people IM me for questions. i dont see an IM History anymore im assuming its been replaced with Private Messages but, I dont see any users in there.Do i have to find the users or wait for them to IM me back??? or will my IM History from before be transfered to Private Messages? I also noticed Watched topics is the same deal. Do i have to go back to those threads and resubscribe?....oh yea and btw i like the old smiley faces better no more headbang,screwy, or cheers icon.....and i dont see an IM button under the users anymore
      Last edited by DUB0RA; 05-05-2010 at 08:51 AM.

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      05-05-2010 09:00 AM #8
      when trying to post on this page; i had to log back in after coming from this page [http://forums.vwvortex.com/announcement.php?f=844] I'm currently using mozilla firefox 3.5.7

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      05-05-2010 09:24 AM #9
      I don't see any of my recent posts I started over in the Mk1-V threads. Pete

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      05-10-2010 04:08 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by vex004 View Post
      when trying to post on this page; i had to log back in after coming from this page [http://forums.vwvortex.com/announcement.php?f=844] I'm currently using mozilla firefox 3.5.7

      This happened to me also, twice now. Logged in at one forum; moved to another forum, composed a message to reply; message from site said that I had to log in. The login did not transfer. My message was lost. I'm also using Mozilla Firefox but version 3.6.3 if that matters.

    11. 05-05-2010 10:05 AM #11
      I would like the ability to delete a post that was made like in the zeroforum setup. Thanks!

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      05-05-2010 10:58 AM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by iDFound View Post
      I would like the ability to delete a post that was made like in the zeroforum setup. Thanks!
      I just made that change. You should be able to delete your own posts now.

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      05-09-2010 04:35 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by iDFound View Post
      I would like the ability to delete a post that was made like in the zeroforum setup. Thanks!
      2nd that
      will we be getting a notepad like in zeroforum?

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      05-09-2010 04:51 PM #14
      The search is really awful.
      The default should be to search post titles.
      More importantly, it doesn't work. I search simple phrases and get no results.... such as a search for 'BBS'
      (_fartbowl society_) HiDplanet

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      05-09-2010 04:53 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by j20thgti View Post
      2nd that
      will we be getting a notepad like in zeroforum?

      It's called your own hard drive on your computer. That way if if there is a crash on the forum you don't have 11ty billion people crying about info they have been collecting for 10 years but never backed up anywhere else. :p
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      05-09-2010 05:00 PM #16
      Also, visually the thread pages need more contrast. Using light blue bordering to separate posts with dark blue scattered throughout the page looks weird.
      (_fartbowl society_) HiDplanet

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      05-09-2010 05:04 PM #17
      Finishing moving over all the archived topics from ZeroForum (about 30% complete as of 5:07pm 5/8/10)
      I've noticed that the search function doesn't seem to search much beyond the past few days. Is that a default setting, some setting I'm missing or a function of the above quote?

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      05-05-2010 10:45 AM #18
      the background needs to be darker, its harsh on the eyes.

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      05-05-2010 10:57 AM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by d.tek View Post
      the background needs to be darker, its harsh on the eyes.
      The background is the same, the headers need to be darker like they used to be, as can be seen here


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      05-05-2010 10:57 AM #20
      We are going to tweak the color settings today so it looks like what you are used to.

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      05-10-2010 09:31 AM #21
      Glad the tex is back.

      I think it looks very similar to the old setup. Do not like the forum choice page. Very hard to determine what subcategory to choose but its probably just the new look. The Border around the post header could be slimmed down a little bit to be closer in size to the reply button. I would like that border to be a bit darker if possible as well. Its a bit light and my crappy TN monitor makes it disappear at certain viewing angles. Other color issues is the quick reply border does not match the vortex blue from the reply button. Not sure why there is a +reply button at the top of the thread either. Seems a bit redundant as is the other reply buttons but I am sure that is being looked at. Thanks for the hard work guys.

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      05-09-2010 12:49 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by d.tek View Post
      the background needs to be darker, its harsh on the eyes.


      This.

      It is much nicer to get a darker background. It makes viewing pictures more pleasing.
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    23. 05-12-2010 03:39 PM #23
      Quote Originally Posted by d.tek View Post
      the background needs to be darker, its harsh on the eyes.
      I agree with this. The blue in the main forum page needs to be toned down, and this white background has makes it so hard to browse the forums.

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      05-05-2010 10:58 AM #24
      Subscribed threads with a link to the main forum each thread is from would be nice to have back too

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      05-05-2010 11:25 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by aar0n. View Post
      Subscribed threads with a link to the main forum each thread is from would be nice to have back too
      Check your control panel - it will list all the threads you are "subscribed" to.

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