What You like/dislike on the new forum?

Discussion in 'THE RECUPERATION LOUNGE' started by Wenceslas, May 5, 2017.

Tags:
  1. Snow Cloud

    Snow Cloud Console Officer

    Messages:
    3,703
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2002
    Location:
    Death Valley
    Now you can stalk pembers in peace
     
  2. Decembers

    Decembers Deck Sergeant

    Messages:
    2,481
    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2013
    Location:
    London
  3. Bluey

    Bluey Science Officer

    Messages:
    12,932
    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2001
    About the only thing so far that I dislike is that the board no longer tells you how many new messages there are since the last time you marked all of them read.
     
    FeeBeeBells likes this.
  4. Bluey

    Bluey Science Officer

    Messages:
    12,932
    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2001
    Indeed it is. Despite a couple of small grievances, I'm so glad to leave that primitive old forum behind.
     
    PeeJayHarvey likes this.
  5. Abe but more Christmassy and all

    Abe but more Christmassy and all Deck Sergeant

    Messages:
    1,410
    Joined:
    Oct 6, 2016
    Location:
    Tomorrow
    I really like that I have now read things which I, myself, have just posted. It gives me a sense of credibility.
     
  6. Seb

    Seb Captain Staff Member

    Messages:
    1,804
    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2011
    Location:
    JMC HQ
    I want to see about changing this, yeah - it is a little small!
     
  7. Snow Cloud

    Snow Cloud Console Officer

    Messages:
    3,703
    Joined:
    Feb 22, 2002
    Location:
    Death Valley
    I never even noticed those little circles. those are handy. My sausage fingers would never be able to hit them on my phone though.
     
  8. Bluey

    Bluey Science Officer

    Messages:
    12,932
    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2001
    I can just about press them without touching anything else, though yes, bigger circles would be welcome.
     
  9. Chris D

    Chris D Engineer

    Messages:
    246
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2015
    Location:
    Leicestershire, UK
    I responded elsewhere. You don't need to touch the circles! The thread title links to the first unread post, just like the circle does. The circle is more just an indication that you have read the thread recently and there have been new posts in it since. You don't have to click/touch it though.
     
    Bluey and Iced Gemz like this.
  10. Chris D

    Chris D Engineer

    Messages:
    246
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2015
    Location:
    Leicestershire, UK
    The New Posts link lists any new posts since they were marked read, and there's a count underneath. Not quite at a glance, but it's generally the only place I go to find new content anyway.
     
  11. Decembers

    Decembers Deck Sergeant

    Messages:
    2,481
    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2013
    Location:
    London
    Not sure I like having 'new profile posts' displayed on the front page. I want my love poems to be private.
     
  12. Iced Gemz

    Iced Gemz Catering Officer

    Messages:
    430
    Joined:
    Apr 24, 2016
    Location:
    The Holodeck
    <3!!!! :-D
     
  13. Bluey

    Bluey Science Officer

    Messages:
    12,932
    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2001
    I'm curious as to why you have to type a reason now if you want to delete a post. Do deletions have to be approved by a moderator before they're accepted?
     
  14. Chris D

    Chris D Engineer

    Messages:
    246
    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2015
    Location:
    Leicestershire, UK
    You don't have to provide a reason. It's optional. Moderators can see deleted posts and the reasons. The deletion reason is actually more useful when there's a big team of moderators and it is a moderator deleting a post, but we still show it to everyone else in case they want to provide a reason.
     
    Bluey likes this.
  15. HO HO HO I'M JMC

    HO HO HO I'M JMC Deck Sergeant

    Messages:
    1,533
    Joined:
    Mar 22, 2009
    Is it possible to add date of registration to the Registered Members page, and make it sortable by date instead of alphabetically?
     
  16. Mardroid

    Mardroid Console Officer

    Messages:
    2,935
    Joined:
    Mar 15, 2004
    My computer reported a virus when I entered the Red Dwarf Universe section of the forum. I don't know if it was here specifically or just a coincidence though as I had lots of tabs open elsewhere.

    Just a heads up if a check should be made. The threat reported 'clip art' however, so I think it might relate to a member's signature pic, or something like that. Could be a false negative.
     
  17. RainbowGazelle

    RainbowGazelle Second Technician

    Messages:
    82
    Joined:
    Oct 21, 2016
    Location:
    Scotland
    Could we have an option to change the date around, so it reads "8 May 2017", rather than "May 8 2017"?
     
  18. Bluey

    Bluey Science Officer

    Messages:
    12,932
    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2001
    Good idea. It would be nice if we could all choose our own date format.
     
  19. neilold frankincense and myrrh

    neilold frankincense and myrrh Flight Co-Ordinator

    Messages:
    5,930
    Joined:
    Apr 23, 2009
    Location:
    above you all in cheshire
    Day first, then month, then year. I'm English not American. We have enough of their imported crap as it is
     
  20. Saint Nikki

    Saint Nikki Console Officer

    Messages:
    3,140
    Joined:
    May 14, 2012
    I would like the year first please
     

Share This Page