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Discussion in 'Ask Questions about our site..' started by Scorpio, Dec 27, 2015.



  1. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Please bring them here so I can look into them for us all

    Thanks!
    Scorp
     
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    Uglytruth Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Is it possible when going to new posts to view them all on 1 page? Or at least expand it to 50 or 100 threads per page?
     
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    pitw Gold Member Gold Chaser Site Supporter

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    I'm guessing this has nothing to do with undies.
     
  4. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    sure, but there are problems with that, and we have run into it before,

    it causes slow loading times for a page,
    I already increased it from 20 to 40,

    After that, I would need a vote to see how many want to go higher, otherwise it may affect a lot of persons
     
  5. gringott

    gringott Killed then Resurrected Midas Member Site Supporter

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    Any chance of one of those floating "to the top" buttons that many sites have?

    p.s. Good to see the bear tracks back....
     
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  6. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    you can also just hit the home or page up button on your keyboard,

    Home takes you to the top, and page up takes you up the page a bit

    I will go looking for a 'Top' add on for the footer area
     
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    gringott Killed then Resurrected Midas Member Site Supporter

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    You can't get there from here.
    I'm aware of those other options, but my living room keyboard needs a multi-key combination to "page up" and no "home" key.
    I have found the floating "up" button useful on other websites, same action as a "home" key.
     
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  8. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    yep, was wondering about that, also for mobile users, there won't be a 'home' option
     
  9. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Hey Gringott,

    Look at the footer bar, it is already there,
    Silly me, didn't see it,

    top button.jpg
     
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    gringott Killed then Resurrected Midas Member Site Supporter

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    Yep, it was on the old forum too if I remember correctly. Most forums have that.
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    when I looked into the floating 'to the top buttons', it seemed as they were useful 'cause they were 2 way,

    they also speed up scrolling down............

    don't know how many persons would want something like that?

    I only really want to load what we need, as that was one of the problems with vb, is that over time it had lead feet from so much code.
     
  12. ErrosionOfAccord

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    Just an odd anomaly. On the JB ticker the mobile says $14.34 while the laptop says $14.40.
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    I would place the order from your mobile then!

    cool:
     
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  14. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    fixed the log in screen so it isn't so dark/dark
     
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    Ensoniq Midas Member Midas Member Site Supporter ++

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    Are meta tags stripped from the images uploaded
     
  16. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Hey up guys,

    I have been adding tags for all the articles I put up to help the computers crawl over the place, and to help with search later on.

    It would be a big help if you also added tags as you put up content,
    Should be a box at the bottom of the thread create or reply box, where I just use random words like gold, silver, goldismoney2.com, Fed, etc.

    Gracias'
     
  17. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    those tags would only be coming from formats not accepted by this software,

    for instance, bmp files, I have to convert to jpeg to get them to take

    anything older than the conversion may still show old pic formats in that way,
     
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    glockngold Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Question:
    When copying & pasting an article paragraph, we used to be able to highlight coloring it by clicking on a goober at the tool bar at the top of the posting area.
    Am I missing it here?
     
  19. searcher

    searcher Mother Lode Found Site Supporter ++ Mother Lode

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    Hey guys....................I keep getting logged off and then having to sign in each time I want to post something or when I go into a different forum. What's up with that?
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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  21. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Hi searcher,

    Not having the issue at all,

    Please try to use the new link as your bookmark, and you may have to clear your cache also,

    Don't forget to check the remind me box, or keep me signed in

    http://goldismoney2.com/
     
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    glockngold Gold Member Gold Chaser

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    Tricky...
    It's tough on us old farts learning new tricks.

     
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    ^updated^ found a way in Silver Miner

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    I would like to see the up/down arrows as illustrated below. The example is from a XenForo powered forum. the up/down arrows are at the bottom right corner of every screen and can take you to the top or bottom of the page immediately.

    a2015-12-29_160226.jpg
     
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  24. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Yep, I hear ya and was looking at that,

    It is a addon that a person can ad to the base forum package, and it is put out by a 3rd party,

    Which means it isn't supported, nor updated

    That is the problem with stuff like that, as in the future it can result in issues. Developers of that stuff come and go with the wind.

    In other words, I haven't decided as of yet re that.
     
  25. Scorpio

    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Added new sub-forum to discuss points of interest on the World Map

    Companies/Persons/Locations

    Whether or not a museum is worth a darn, etc.
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    Added "To The Top" Button where you tap that and it scrolls up the page,


    speed is based on how long the page is

    There is a full size version setup for normal computers, whereas there is a 'mini' version setup for phone type devices.

    The arrows are now working to go up or down on a page



    up down arrow.jpg
     
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    nickndfl Midas Member Midas Member Site Supporter ++

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    I just tried to upload a picture that I have posted in the past and the file was too large.
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    see if you can get me the size of it, then I will check the settings
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    gringott and updated were totally right IMO,

    added that 'Up' 'Down' button and am using it all the darn time
     
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    I was extremely happy and surprised to see the up / down arrows when I came on this morning. I immediately came here to say "thanks". Got twice what I requested, great stuff. Thanks to you, Scorpio!
     
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    under promise and try to over deliver,

    That is the GIM way

    When we do this stuff, we want to use proper add ons, so that when we go to update, all is not lost, and have to reinvent all over again,

    Which is what would happen if we did not use stuff that is made for the system or comes with the system.

    So just trying to be cautious that we are not granted a big surprise somewhere down the road.
     
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    I used to run a Cnet BBS years ago, every update seemed to break all the add-ins. Pain in the posterior. You are doing the correct thing Scorp.
     
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    Goldhedge Modal Operator/Moderator Site Mgr Site Supporter

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    I'm liking the right side layout! Very nice!
     
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    Scorpio Скорпион Founding Member Board Elder Site Mgr Site Supporter ++

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    From Ishkabibble:

    Thanks Ish, another group of smilies for your use:


    :angry then happy:
    :band player 3: :band player 4: :belly laugh: :bomb 1: :bombs 7: :bombs 8: :bombs 9: :couple: :fighting: :finished 2: :funky: :gracious: :green tea: :holding hands: :laughing: :loved::mail 2: :make happy: :make happy 2: :finished: :meditation::monster 3: :monster 4: :much thankful: :oriental: :picture perfect: :picture perfect 2:

    :ponder: :reading: :autumn: :summer: :winter: :spring: :show affection:
    :show love: :sick 2: :tired: :totally steamed: :winking: :write letter:
     

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