Some changes so far...

Updates, changes and plans for Feldgrau.net and Feldgrau.com.
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Some changes so far...

Post by Jason Pipes » Sun Feb 26, 2006 9:48 am

So far I have made the following updates (that I can tell you about 8) ) to the forum.

-Totally upgraded the forum software to the latest and greatest.
-Cleaned up the forum database (not done).
-A new system is in place to prevent fake user registration.
-Revamped the user name and avatar section of each post.
-Tweaked forum colors and layout (still in process).
-Added Tom as a moderator to various sections (more on the way).
-Added & updated smilies (people have been asking for this).

Please post and give me an idea if the forum you are seeing is whacked or otherwise strange or odd looking... I need to insure you are all seeing what I am seeing! :D
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Post by Alex Coles » Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:40 am

Could you please add a forum for WWII computer games, even though this is the German/Axis military forum sometimes you might want to talk about a WWII game, such as Panzer General maybe.

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Post by Christian » Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:43 am

How about using Soldatenheim for that?

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Post by Christian » Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:46 am

Please post and give me an idea if the forum you are seeing is whacked or otherwise strange or odd looking... I need to insure you are all seeing what I am seeing!
Jason,

The forum pages appear to load a little faster than before. I use DSL and things were never slow to start with but there seems to be a definite improvement.

Christian

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Post by Jason Pipes » Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:27 am

Soldatenheim is where you can post messages on games and the like.

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Post by WBallok » Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:35 am

It looks good. Only glitch I experience is having to log back in all the time but that is because I am senile and forget my passwords!

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Post by Tom Houlihan » Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:42 am

Bill, when you log in, click the box that says "Log in automatically." If'n ye do that, I won't make any comments about you Maine folks! :wink:

( I grew up in MA)
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Post by Jason Pipes » Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:44 am

Also, with the move to the new forum, make sure you clear your web browser cache, delete the history, etc, etc, then come back to the forum and relogin in. That will help reset any cookies that are sitting around from the older forum software version.

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Post by M.H. » Mon Feb 27, 2006 3:32 am

So...and now for the secret changes please!

*holds breath and waits* :D

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Post by Jason Pipes » Mon Feb 27, 2006 12:51 pm

The "secret" changes are just certain updates made to the form software to help with security, admin, board control, etc, stuff like that. Stuff to make this a better place.

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Post by M.H. » Mon Feb 27, 2006 1:15 pm

*pheeeeew...breathes out*

That's it? No James Bond stuff...oh well...*walks away blue faced* :D

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Post by Jason Pipes » Mon Feb 27, 2006 2:25 pm

...that i can tell you about. :evil: :wink:

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Post by Tom Houlihan » Tue Feb 28, 2006 7:53 am

Well, I found one change that I liked better the old way. Up until recently, when you got a e-mail notification of a PM, you could read it in your mail. I liked being able to do that, because I always use the "Posts Since Last Visit" option, and I am often short of time. I could read the PMs without logging in.

I guess it's not that big a deal, but I liked it.
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Post by Jason Pipes » Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:45 am

That function will be back shortly.

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Post by Doktor Krollspell » Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:39 am

Hello Jason! ...and Tom and the Commissar!

I would just take the oppurtunity to applaud your choice of moderators. :up: Tom and David will be a great tag team in this Forum and the changes in atmosphere are already noticeable, so keep up the good work! :D

And Jason...
and recently (gasp) play Dungeons & Dragons!
Oh, sweet memories...


With best regards,

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