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#102 Jun 25 2011 at 10:51 AM Rating: Excellent
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LillithaFenimore wrote:
Tried changing my avatar via my iPhone and it's not saving the setting. Keeps defaulting to no avatar

Hm, it seems to be working fine on my iPhone. Try refreshing the page first and see if that helps. If you're still having problems, what version of iOS are you running?

Davejohnsan wrote:
Live Preview doesn't work from http://wow.forumtest.allakhazam.com/uposts

This should be working, and sometimes it does. I'm still trying to work out why it sometimes doesn't. I'll see what I can do about this, but the forums may go live before it is fixed. In the mean time you should be able to force tooltips on in your Forum Settings (either from the User Settings or from the top of forum & thread pages) by disabling and then re-enabling them.

Karlina wrote:
Please give us the option to keep using the current skins if we want to. I could learn to live with the new one if absolutely necessary but I MUCH prefer the existing one. It's cleaner and simpler, and that's key when it comes to forums IMO. I'm not here to admire the shiny buttons and borders and sidebars. I'm here to read posts.

All the buttons and stuff are brighter and more vivid and... bubbly... and the actual content of the posts seems to get lost in it all. Please let us continue using the current, cleaner (IMO) version if we want.

We can't reasonably be running multiple versions of the forums. There are a lot of changes that are happening with this update, and to also support the old version would be complicated and a great deal of work. We hope you can adjust to the new one and will enjoy the new features that come with it.

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Other stuff:
I'd consider moving the post rating back down under the avatar with the rest of the poster info. Right now that one bit of information is off on it's own and is easily missable.

With this update the post information has been organized so that details about the post are along the top, and details about the author are along the left. The current rating of the post also makes sense to be next to the rating arrows.

Karlina wrote:
Also, guru and admin names are hard to read on the new WoW skin because of the color contrast on the new side bars.

I assume you're using the Parchment theme on WoW? I'll see about making some tweaks to give those better contrast.

Samatman wrote:
I like the new look and features, particularly the post preview pane on mouseover. However, this same feature is causing me a world of misery when browsing the forum from a tablet. Is it possible to disable mouseover features on mobile (or unrecognized) browsers to prevent this?

You can disable Mouseover Previews in your Forum Settings (either from the User Settings or from the top of forum & thread pages). This setting is saved per browser, and per device, so you can disable it on your tablet or phone and still use it on your desktop. Detecting mobile devices and having that disabled by default is something we'll probably add soon, but for now you can simply disable them.

Mazra wrote:
Is there any way to reduce the size of the video preview in posts? Currently they're huuuuge and sort of take up the entire screen, meaning your scrolling action comes to a sudden halt the moment you scroll onto one.

Adding options for this would add too much complexity to using the tags for it, but perhaps we'll reduce the size in general.

Mazra wrote:
Edit: The bottom breadcrumb thing doesn't have mouse-over effects.

Yes, this is because it would be cut off very quickly. In a future update to our path/breadcrumb system we may be able to enable dropdowns there.

Hyolith wrote:
This is probably pretty little, and maybe only bothers me but the quote box on wow classic doesn't feel distinguished enough from the rest of the post. If you kept the quote box dark but kept the rest of the post lighter, like on the left hand side with the username and stuff I think it would help out.

I'll make some adjustments to this.

DSD wrote:
I only quickly skimmed so I apologize if this was already answered but I noticed a follow button. Does that mean if we check that we could conceivably get emails letting us know if there have been more posts? Cause that would be cool!

The Follow option allows you to be notified at the top of any page on the sites when there are new posts to threads you are following. While we'd like to also add email notifications for this, there are a great deal of issues with that, and so there are no current plan to do so.
#103 Jun 25 2011 at 11:30 AM Rating: Good
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This mouseover doesn't happen at the same link at the bottom of the page, just the top.
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#104 Jun 25 2011 at 11:31 AM Rating: Good
Any chance we can get image subfolders so that we can organize our stuff better? Premium feature?
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#105 Jun 25 2011 at 11:32 AM Rating: Excellent
JerekDain wrote:
Adding options for this would add too much complexity to using the tags for it, but perhaps we'll reduce the size in general.

Couldn't you just add the ability to use the width and height attributes to the youtube tag so that we could modify the size of an individual video? Or is it more complicated than that?



Also, about the mouseover preview on /uposts, thank you, it works now.

Edited, Jun 25th 2011 10:37am by Davejohnsan
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#106 Jun 25 2011 at 11:35 AM Rating: Excellent
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The forum update is now live.
#107 Jun 25 2011 at 11:37 AM Rating: Good
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The forum update is now live.
So no longer any need to .forumtest. ?
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#108 Jun 25 2011 at 11:37 AM Rating: Excellent
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Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
This mouseover doesn't happen at the same link at the bottom of the page, just the top.

This is because it would be cut off very quickly. In a future update to our path/breadcrumb system we may be able to enable dropdowns there.
#109 Jun 25 2011 at 11:37 AM Rating: Excellent
Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
JerekDain wrote:
The forum update is now live.
So no longer any need to .forumtest. ?


No.

That was an awfully quick release!

Edited, Jun 25th 2011 10:38am by Davejohnsan
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#110 Jun 25 2011 at 11:38 AM Rating: Excellent
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Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
JerekDain wrote:
The forum update is now live.
So no longer any need to .forumtest. ?

Correct. In fact, forumtest is now slightly out of date. We'll get that closed down now.
#111 Jun 25 2011 at 11:41 AM Rating: Good
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Great Job guys, like it, like the new features. Are there going to be any changes for premium users as some of their features are now for all users?
#112 Jun 25 2011 at 11:42 AM Rating: Good
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Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
This mouseover doesn't happen at the same link at the bottom of the page, just the top.

This is because it would be cut off very quickly. In a future update to our path/breadcrumb system we may be able to enable dropdowns there.
Is a drop up menu impossible/crazy to code?
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#113 Jun 25 2011 at 11:44 AM Rating: Decent
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Does this mean the end of support for the 'allakhazam.com' domain?

Almost no icons work at:

http://ffxi.allakhazam.com/forum.html?forum=3&mid=1308944129189373678&p=3



Edited, Jun 25th 2011 12:46pm by bsphil
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Hyolith wrote:
Great Job guys, like it, like the new features. Are there going to be any changes for premium users as some of their features are now for all users?

Thanks.

We want to keep premium desirable, beyond both supporting the network and disabling ads, but what new things may come to premium forum users is yet to be decided.
#115 Jun 25 2011 at 11:46 AM Rating: Good
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A lot of the stuff here will just take getting used to, but
[IMG]http://img840.imageshack.us/img840/9026/largethread.jpg[/IMG]
maybe you shouldn't list every page of large threads?



Edited, Jun 25th 2011 10:48am by selebrin

EDIT: Ok, how do we link images if not premium, when we need premium to upload images to this site?

Edited, Jun 25th 2011 10:49am by selebrin
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#116 Jun 25 2011 at 11:47 AM Rating: Good
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Hyolith wrote:
Great Job guys, like it, like the new features. Are there going to be any changes for premium users as some of their features are now for all users?

Thanks.

We want to keep premium desirable, beyond both supporting the network and disabling ads, but what new things may come to premium forum users is yet to be decided.
You guys should wrangle up a free magazine subscription for premium or something.
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Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
JerekDain wrote:
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This mouseover doesn't happen at the same link at the bottom of the page, just the top.

This is because it would be cut off very quickly. In a future update to our path/breadcrumb system we may be able to enable dropdowns there.
Is a drop up menu impossible/crazy to code?

It's not, but there's already an overhaul in progress of the code that handles paths, so I'm avoiding working on changing the live version as well.

bsphil wrote:
Does this mean the end of support for the 'allakhazam.com' domain?

We aren't changing any domain names with this update.
#118 Jun 25 2011 at 11:48 AM Rating: Good
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Still a bit screwy.
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Edit: Seems to be just the FFXI Skin.

Edited, Jun 25th 2011 1:50pm by lolgaxe
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#119 Jun 25 2011 at 11:49 AM Rating: Good
JerekDain wrote:
Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
JerekDain wrote:
Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
This mouseover doesn't happen at the same link at the bottom of the page, just the top.

This is because it would be cut off very quickly. In a future update to our path/breadcrumb system we may be able to enable dropdowns there.
Is a drop up menu impossible/crazy to code?

It's not, but there's already an overhaul in progress of the code that handles paths, so I'm avoiding working on changing the live version as well.
Yeah, that's cool, it's nothing crucial, it would just be cool at some point.

Again, I know it's been said already, but great job on this update.
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#120 Jun 25 2011 at 11:53 AM Rating: Good
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The category drop down only works at the top of the page, is that intended or should it work at the bottom too?
#121 Jun 25 2011 at 11:56 AM Rating: Excellent
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selebrin wrote:
maybe you shouldn't list every page of large threads?

Yeah, not sure how that happened. Looking in to that now.

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EDIT: Ok, how do we link images if not premium, when we need premium to upload images to this site?

Non-premium users can currently only link images already existing on the site. We'd like to expand this to allow non-premium users some amount of uploads, but the details of that are still being decided.

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Lubriderm Quick Hands wrote:
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This mouseover doesn't happen at the same link at the bottom of the page, just the top.

This is because it would be cut off very quickly. In a future update to our path/breadcrumb system we may be able to enable dropdowns there.
Is a drop up menu impossible/crazy to code?

It's not, but there's already an overhaul in progress of the code that handles paths, so I'm avoiding working on changing the live version as well.
Yeah, that's cool, it's nothing crucial, it would just be cool at some point.

Again, I know it's been said already, but great job on this update.

Thanks. :)
#122 Jun 25 2011 at 11:56 AM Rating: Decent
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Not to **** on the new skin or anything, but really? A testing period of less than a day? Why even bother?
#123 Jun 25 2011 at 11:59 AM Rating: Good
This is an update on my thought about subfolders for images. Would it at least be possible to have a private folder and a public folder? I don't mean '**** pics' private, but maybe something for images that have a naughty word or something that aren't really that bad, but you wouldn't want a 11 year old in =10 to be able to see?
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#124 Jun 25 2011 at 12:00 PM Rating: Good
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Not to sh*t on the new skin or anything, but really? A testing period of less than a day? Why even bother?
They had a limited beta for a while now. You and I just weren't cool enough for invites. Smiley: frown
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#125 Jun 25 2011 at 12:07 PM Rating: Decent
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Even then, it feels like a token effort at best, in a thinly veiled attempt to avoid the ********* that happened after their last major layout changes. Not that they'll listen this time more than any other, but they could at least pretend a little harder.
#126 Jun 25 2011 at 12:08 PM Rating: Good
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The mobile skin needs to be looked at. I'm getting avatars squished over to the right on most of Jerek's posts in this thread, davejohnsan's too. I thought it was just posts with quotes, but all of Lubriderm's posts appear correctly.
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