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      05-05-2010 01:32 PM #36
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      05-05-2010 01:43 PM #37
      has the word filter just been applied with default settings?
      s*u*c*k*s is filtered
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      05-05-2010 01:44 PM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by Anthony@VMG View Post
      Gotcha. I just set it site-wide to 30 posts per page.
      Not that it really matters, but is there any way to set it to 35? Seeing "milestone" posts on the wrong pages would bug me, ha ha. The site is definitely coming along. I'm digging it a lot. Any plans for future enhancements you care to leak?
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      05-05-2010 01:46 PM #39
      anthony...this sucks! haha. but thanks for working hard to get things up and going to the best you can. can't be easy.

      wondering about sponsors. no header on our names or andthing. will that cahnge at some point?
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      05-05-2010 01:48 PM #40
      wow suc.ks really is blocked??!! haha feel like i'm a 8 year old kid in sunday school
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      05-05-2010 01:55 PM #41
      I noticed that in replies within the thread that the text overruns the box it is supposed to fit in (does this makes sense?)

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      05-05-2010 02:13 PM #42
      how can you change the color of your own posts??

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      05-05-2010 02:14 PM #43
      We are looking into getting watched threads working.

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      05-05-2010 02:14 PM #44
      Quote Originally Posted by .:Heather:. View Post
      how can you change the color of your own posts??
      Like this

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      05-05-2010 02:16 PM #45
      Quote Originally Posted by tmvw View Post
      Like this
      no. maybe it was a firevortex thing but the gray box with your name was darker then the rest

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      05-05-2010 02:18 PM #46
      Yeah, that was an FV thing.
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      05-05-2010 02:19 PM #47
      Yeah, that was a FV thing.

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      05-05-2010 02:27 PM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by PhReE View Post
      Currently there is no way to auto subscribe to threads that you post in WITHOUT getting emails (which is how the old forums used to work) can this be changed?

      Thx
      Yes, at the top of the thread there is a drop down box called "thread tools" and you can susbcribe from there.

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      05-05-2010 02:27 PM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by aar0n. View Post
      It's changeable in settings somewhere, I did it before
      It was, but then I took away the right to choose.

      I set it to 30 across the board.

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      05-05-2010 02:29 PM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by nothing-leaves-stock View Post
      wow suc.ks really is blocked??!! haha feel like i'm a 8 year old kid in sunday school
      Hah - that's just the default censor list. I will update it and remove words that don't need to be censored.

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      05-05-2010 02:31 PM #51
      Quote Originally Posted by nothing-leaves-stock View Post

      wondering about sponsors. no header on our names or andthing. will that cahnge at some point?
      This will change later today... I have to recreate the advertiser "groups". Those didn't transfer from ZeroForum into vB.

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      05-05-2010 02:31 PM #52
      Quote Originally Posted by Anthony@VMG View Post
      Hah - that's just the default censor list. I will update it and remove words that don't need to be censored.
      Will the old censor list be implemented?

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      05-05-2010 02:34 PM #53
      Quote Originally Posted by tmvw View Post
      Will the old censor list be implemented?
      Hopefully not completely. It's really ridiculous that ri.cer was on the censor list.

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      05-05-2010 02:53 PM #54
      I understand that it would be a huge server burden to save custom avatars, but could the possibility of linking to an off-site avatar be entertained? I hate having to choose from such a limited range of avatars, especially when I use the same one of every other forum I am a member on.

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      05-05-2010 02:54 PM #55
      thanks anthony for the hard work...best of luck.
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      05-05-2010 02:55 PM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by Anthony@VMG View Post
      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.
      I would think that there has got to be some way the old Notepad entries could be retrieved, at least as a one-time event. I mean, that data isn't gone... perhaps someone really clever could write a little script that goes through an old backup of the database and emails each account's email-account-on-file the entire contents of their Notepad files, or something like that.

      I had seven years worth of random cool stuff saved in there.
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      05-05-2010 02:56 PM #57
      Huge feature request: On ZF, you were able to click on the username of the last person responded, and it would take you to the last post. Now it is a little arrow icon, and the name takes you to the profile.
      Maybe not so huge, but it is one of those oh crap clicks that tick me off.

      And everything needs to be shrunk down. its like going from legos to duplo. But I think you already know that.
      Is the motive mag portal gonna be canned? I preferred the look of that skin the best.

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      05-05-2010 02:57 PM #58
      Quote Originally Posted by twardnw View Post
      I understand that it would be a huge server burden to save custom avatars, but could the possibility of linking to an off-site avatar be entertained? I hate having to choose from such a limited range of avatars, especially when I use the same one of every other forum I am a member on.
      Man, Tyler always complaining...


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      05-05-2010 02:58 PM #59
      I've noticed longer posts typed as one line can have text actually over the right border line.

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      05-05-2010 02:58 PM #60
      Quote Originally Posted by twardnw View Post
      I understand that it would be a huge server burden to save custom avatars, but could the possibility of linking to an off-site avatar be entertained? I hate having to choose from such a limited range of avatars, especially when I use the same one of every other forum I am a member on.
      if this was done - then gravatar would be the choice.
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      05-05-2010 02:59 PM #61
      Quote Originally Posted by Anthony@VMG View Post
      It was, but then I took away the right to choose.

      I set it to 30 across the board.
      Requesting original of 35 please. You're killing our regional thread.

      : P isn't tongue out smiley? Add that to the list.

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      05-05-2010 03:03 PM #62
      There are some minor layout issues with IE7 (which I can't change here at work).

      Options at top right don't align correctly



      Random white/grey bars inline with posts.


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      05-05-2010 03:03 PM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by W. Sobchak View Post
      : P isn't tongue out smiley? Add that to the list.
      It is... just with a lower-case 'p' ! :p
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      05-05-2010 03:04 PM #64
      While the format and general boxiness of everything still makes my eyes hurt, the absolute most important thing
      is that the old URL format be retained (or at least backwards compatible) so that links to old posts both from within VWV threads,
      and from elsewhere on the web continue to function. If the link format changes, then VWV history will disappear from the
      search engines, break every FAQ etc... That includes the search URL format as sometimes people posted
      links to searches with keywords in the URL

      In terms of look and feel, I'd suggest striving to make everything look as absolute close to the old format initially, just to
      get people back into the comfort zone,before adding new features. For instance, don't need stuff like "Blog this Post" right now
      especially when it's constantly in transition.

      On a positive note, maybe I can hold out hope that the new forum search will be less idiotic than the old one.
      Old one would search for a given keyword across all forums, grab the first 1000 rows of the results,
      then filter that result set by forum id, which would then throw away the vast majority (if not all) of
      those 1000 rows, leaving you with virtually nothing. Ironically, it meant the more popular a topic was
      (like "intakes") the harder it was to find anything about them, specific to your model of car, forcing
      people to post the same topic again, making the search problem worse.

      BTW, is there some place to change the general display font size? The new format
      seems to have gone for a small, smaller, smallest font theme. Noticed I'm having to
      sit a foot closer to the monitor to read anything. If it can't be changed, I'd suggest defaults
      that are a little more readable. Not everyone has young eyes any more.

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      Last edited by Daemon42; 05-05-2010 at 03:08 PM. Reason: more griping

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      05-05-2010 03:06 PM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by Daemon42 View Post
      While the format and general boxiness of everything still makes my eyes hurt, the absolute most important thing
      is that the old URL format be retained (or at least backwards compatible) so that links to old posts both from within VWV threads,
      and from elsewhere on the web continue to function. If the link format changes, then VWV history will disappear from the
      search engines, break every FAQ etc... That includes the search URL format as sometimes people posted
      links to searches with keywords in the URL

      ian
      This should be easy for VMG if they setup a simple apache rewrite rule - the same thread id is used so nothing difficult about it.
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      05-05-2010 03:15 PM #66
      I know Jamie (or jebglx) said the forums will be changed back from vb.forums.vwvortex.com to just forums.vwvortex.com, but right now the link on the www.vwvortex.com page to the vortex forums is broken and very annoying (since I don't have the new forum bookmarked).

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      05-05-2010 03:16 PM #67
      I'm just going to suggest that this new forum look exactly like the old one, and not suck to use. It went from A+++ to a Z, at best.. Sorry, just not digging this setup. The PM's are too weird and hidden, they don't pop up and alert you like the old system.

      I am glad however that it is still around. But it's also a bitch to find. I had to have someone link me.

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      05-05-2010 03:17 PM #68
      Quote Originally Posted by W. Sobchak View Post
      Requesting original of 35 please. You're killing our regional thread.
      Another request for going back to 35 per page please. Thanks.
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      05-05-2010 03:21 PM #69
      Off topic forum? You will gain a lot more traffic (at the expense of having to police the forum more to cut down on violations of usage).

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      05-05-2010 03:21 PM #70
      A simple suggestion, but please add a link at the bottom of the page that allows you to return to the thread lising page.

      ie: in the car lounge, it would say >Return to The Car Lounge. eliminated the need to scroll all the way to the top of the page.

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