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    Re: The Board

    Postby Freakzilla » 16 Jan 2011 22:44

    Freakzilla wrote:can we add "frank herbert forum" to the tags? Please?

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    Re: The Board

    Postby Omphalos » 08 Dec 2011 19:32

    Been seeing some comments lately, so I guess it's time to do some forum maintenance. When I get to it sometime over the upcoming holiday I plan to:

      Add the nifty little format buttons (center, left justify, strikethrough, etc) just like the ones that Jo has added at T(A)U
      Start a "Jacurutu assets" thread that links to our own db where we may upload/post the images, tools, etc that we are likely to use frequently here and at other sites
      Update the board if needed

    Anything else that you monkeys want? Let me know and if its within our skill set, Ragabash and I will add it to the list.
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    Re: The Board

    Postby DuneFishUK » 08 Dec 2011 20:29

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    Re: The Board

    Postby Nekhrun » 08 Dec 2011 21:36

    Omphalos wrote:Been seeing some comments lately, so I guess it's time to do some forum maintenance. When I get to it sometime over the upcoming holiday I plan to:

      Add the nifty little format buttons (center, left justify, strikethrough, etc) just like the ones that Jo has added at T(A)U
      Start a "Jacurutu assets" thread that links to our own db where we may upload/post the images, tools, etc that we are likely to use frequently here and at other sites
      Update the board if needed

    Anything else that you monkeys want? Let me know and if its within our skill set, Ragabash and I will add it to the list.

    Having just updated a phpbb board earlier this week, I have to say, it's a real pain in the ass that you have to update themes as well; and if you just take the latest versions then all the customization needs to be done all over. I can't believe that they haven't made it easier yet.
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Rymoah » 11 Dec 2011 09:37

    Omphalos wrote:Been seeing some comments lately, so I guess it's time to do some forum maintenance. When I get to it sometime over the upcoming holiday I plan to:

      Add the nifty little format buttons (center, left justify, strikethrough, etc) just like the ones that Jo has added at T(A)U
      Start a "Jacurutu assets" thread that links to our own db where we may upload/post the images, tools, etc that we are likely to use frequently here and at other sites
      Update the board if needed

    Anything else that you monkeys want? Let me know and if its within our skill set, Ragabash and I will add it to the list.


    I'd like to see a "quick reply" form at the bottom of thread pages, but if you haven't inserted it already, I presume it is for a precise policy here on Jacurutu (and I can easily imagine its reason :) ), so don't count my suggestion.

    Nekhrun wrote:Having just updated a phpbb board earlier this week, I have to say, it's a real pain in the ass that you have to update themes as well; and if you just take the latest versions then all the customization needs to be done all over. I can't believe that they haven't made it easier yet.


    You're perfectly right, phpbb based themes are one of the nastiest things I had to cope with during DuneItalia last upgrade. :x All my solidarity goes to Omphalos and Ragabash, if they have to mess with them. :)

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    Re: The Board

    Postby Omphalos » 11 Dec 2011 15:08

    We got some things done last night, but not an instant reply feature I'll keep hat in mind for the next upgrade.

    I'm doing the Christmas tree in a few, but should have the banners posted before today is over.
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Nekhrun » 11 Dec 2011 15:12

    Omphalos wrote:We got some things done last night, but not an instant reply feature I'll keep hat in mind for the next upgrade.

    I'm doing the Christmas tree in a few, but should have the banners posted before today is over.

    Isn't the Quick Reply just a setting in the ACP? Enable Quick Reply?
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Freakzilla » 11 Dec 2011 15:14

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    Take a pic of the tree!

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    Re: The Board

    Postby Rymoah » 11 Dec 2011 16:51

    Nekhrun wrote:
    Omphalos wrote:We got some things done last night, but not an instant reply feature I'll keep hat in mind for the next upgrade.

    I'm doing the Christmas tree in a few, but should have the banners posted before today is over.

    Isn't the Quick Reply just a setting in the ACP? Enable Quick Reply?


    Yes, in phpBB it is an ACP setting. Thanks Omphalos for considering this option :)

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    Re: The Board

    Postby Mandy » 11 Dec 2011 19:12

    yeah, quick reply is so easy even I know how to turn it on :P

    BTW, WTF happened to T(A)U?
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Omphalos » 12 Dec 2011 01:35

    Rymoah wrote:
    Nekhrun wrote:
    Omphalos wrote:We got some things done last night, but not an instant reply feature I'll keep hat in mind for the next upgrade.

    I'm doing the Christmas tree in a few, but should have the banners posted before today is over.

    Isn't the Quick Reply just a setting in the ACP? Enable Quick Reply?


    Yes, in phpBB it is an ACP setting. Thanks Omphalos for considering this option :)

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    Hmmmm. I forgot that. If its a quick click, no problem!
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Omphalos » 12 Dec 2011 01:38

    Mandy wrote:yeah, quick reply is so easy even I know how to turn it on :P

    BTW, WTF happened to T(A)U?


    Nothing, really. Though I did forget how picky some of you can be.
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    Re: The Board

    Postby lotek » 12 Dec 2011 06:16

    Only some ?
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    We are all...

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    Re: The Board

    Postby Mandy » 12 Dec 2011 14:12

    Omphalos wrote:
    Mandy wrote:yeah, quick reply is so easy even I know how to turn it on :P

    BTW, WTF happened to T(A)U?


    Nothing, really. Though I did forget how picky some of you can be.



    I don't think I'm being picky...
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Omphalos » 12 Dec 2011 14:23

    Mandy wrote:
    Omphalos wrote:
    Mandy wrote:yeah, quick reply is so easy even I know how to turn it on :P

    BTW, WTF happened to T(A)U?


    Nothing, really. Though I did forget how picky some of you can be.



    I don't think I'm being picky...


    Mandy darlin', did you really think that a constructive way to address the hard work of people who are only trying to make the board better is to title a thread "WTF?" These guys have less experience then you do when it comes to running a forum. I happen to know for a fact that they spent just about all of Saturday and Sunday figuring it out, reading the threads and categorizing them. They're trying to do everyone a favor and make the board more useful. Even if you were unhappy, can't you see that you might have gone just a teensy bit off in the wrong direction in communicating said displeasure? I mean, did that that really not register?
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Mandy » 12 Dec 2011 15:14

    I have no idea who did what, and don't know who the new admins are. I didn't mean to hurt their feelings... I thought you were still running T(A)U. Besides, I didn't see how titling a thread WTF? would have been out of place in the clubhouse, and I only asked what happened to the board and a big chunk of the posts. At the time I couldn't see any of the newer posts, and then there's the thread from a year ago that hasn't been posted in stickied, so I thought something went wrong and data had been lost.
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Omphalos » 12 Dec 2011 15:20

    Mandy wrote:I have no idea who did what, and don't know who the new admins are. I didn't mean to hurt their feelings... I thought you were still running T(A)U. Besides, I didn't see how titling a thread WTF? would have been out of place in the clubhouse, and I only asked what happened to the board and a big chunk of the posts. At the time I couldn't see any of the newer posts, and then there's the thread from a year ago that hasn't been posted in stickied, so I thought something went wrong and data had been lost.



    Well.....Then what about my feelings, dammit? :D :mrgreen:

    Haven't you learned how sensitive I am yet? :cry:
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    Re: The Board

    Postby Mandy » 12 Dec 2011 15:25

    Well I do care about your sensitive spots :P but I don't expect you to take the crotchety things we say the wrong way. Do the new guys know how bad we are? Have you warned them about us? lol
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    Re: The Board

    Postby ᴶᵛᵀᴬ » 13 Dec 2011 16:20

    Mandy wrote:I thought you were still running T(A)U.


    Oh yes HE IS :) I can't change anything without his knowledge and explicit consent... His wish is my command, :D


    PS: Thanks for the comment about our board, just remember one detail: TAU is TAU, Jacurutu is Jacurutu. One community, two forums. :wink:



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        Re: The Board

        Postby Mandy » 13 Dec 2011 17:25

        Why do you think you need to tell me to remember that?
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        Re: The Board

        Postby Omphalos » 13 Dec 2011 18:13

        Mandy wrote:Why do you think you need to tell me to remember that?


        Must be the blond hair in your avatar. :P
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        Re: The Board

        Postby Freakzilla » 13 Dec 2011 18:25

        Omphalos wrote:
        Mandy wrote:Why do you think you need to tell me to remember that?


        Must be the blond hair in your avatar. :P


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        Re: The Board

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            Re: The Board

            Postby Mandy » 13 Dec 2011 19:10

            I don't know what you just posted, but I'm sure it's against the rules viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5 :wink:


            I still don't know why he thinks I don't know who the members of TAU and Jacurutu are, or that they are two different forums. Is he being cryptic for some reason? Can we get a translator?
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            Re: The Board

            Postby MetaCugel8262 » 13 Dec 2011 19:11

            I would suggest people think about and debate the ideas behind the books, and less about petty and ultimately insignificant details. You know the old saying..."Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about events and mediocre people talk about other people"...you know, in a meanspirited and gossip driven kind of way.
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