Major Update Coming 2/5/2014

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  1. cbaber

    cbaber Administrator Staff Member Forum Supporter

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    We will be performing a major update on February 5, 2014. The estimated maintenance period will last for approximately 2-3 hours. During this time, the site will not be available.

    Please note that all user signatures will be deleted during this update and you should back up any important information that is in your signature to prevent any data loss. In addition, I would recommend that you backup anything important in your personal user albums as those images will not be transferred over at this time and may or may not be available for use at a later time.

    Thanks!


    Edit:

    The update went very well and the migration is now complete. If you run into any bugs, issues or have other questions, feel free to post them in the the Feedback section.

     
    Last edited: Feb 6, 2014
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  2. blasterdemon7

    blasterdemon7 I'm not mad. I'm winning.

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    Sweet. Love to see what's new.
     
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    gizzy2014 Rippin' Hard

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    does this delete all PM'S??
     
  4. blasterdemon7

    blasterdemon7 I'm not mad. I'm winning.

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    You may want to back them up to. I don't know if you have to but better to play it safe.
     
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    gizzy2014 Rippin' Hard

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    i dont have anything in there i need.... i was just asking in case anyone did and did not think of it.
     
  6. cbaber

    cbaber Administrator Staff Member Forum Supporter

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    All PM's will still be there.
     
  7. Awk08

    Awk08 Administrator Staff Member Technician

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    i've been playing on the new forum for about a week now, it's going to take some getting used too, especially for us old timers :)

    the messaging is more like texts, and is now called a conversation, you can continue talking to someone all in one box without having to send/open/send/open, and that conversation just continues when re-opened. kinda like a private chatroom you can access anytime
    and i think more than 2 users can all participate in the same (pm) conversation ?

    i noticed a little box pop up every 30 seconds or so that "auto saves" everything typed, so no more losing everything for taking too long !
    there is also an "alert" box on every page that shows a count of any new messages you have instead of this versions popup box, and you can easily access them from there.

    i'm pretty sure everyones reputation starts back at 0, it is now called points and is accumulated by time on, posts count and when someone "likes" something you posted. < kinda facebook-ish.
    all your previous + reps are now linked on your profile page and easily veiwable, and instead of points awarded are showing as a count.


    i think after we all get the hang of it, we will like it much better than this current style !
     
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    gizzy2014 Rippin' Hard

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    sounds good to me I:I
     
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    Herpderplol BRRAAAAAAAAAPP

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    I like the sound of it, but heres a fun one I:I

    [​IMG]
     
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    Awk08 Administrator Staff Member Technician

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    LOL at sheldon above :)
    good one herp, i don't watch that just for penny :p them nerds are too funny


    oh, and the new site will not have the pic upload problems this one has had recently, and is fully mobile ready, goodbye photobucket and tapatalk
     
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    gizzy2014 Rippin' Hard

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    sweet, and yeah that is a great show
     
  12. Herpderplol

    Herpderplol BRRAAAAAAAAAPP

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    I have no clue how to use the forum one, so im sticking with the old way!

    Plus then i have them all in one place
     
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    I'm excited about the picture upload working! I'm always down for something new.
     
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    the new forum upload system will also auto resize the pics to fit left to right I:I
     
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    The picture upload will be sweet. Can't wait till the new forum shows up.
     
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    blasterdemon7 I'm not mad. I'm winning.

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    It's going to take some time to get used to but the forum looks very nice.
     
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    DUALSTROKE Giving away free clues Technician

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    Looking good. I like the new layout but deffinately going to take some time to get used to.
     
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    blasterdemon7 I'm not mad. I'm winning.

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    It's changed so much that I feel like a new member here. Lol. The forum is looking real classy.
     
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    blasterdemon7 I'm not mad. I'm winning.

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    love the forum supporter badge. Very cool looking . I'm seeing a lot of little details that I really like.
     
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    DUALSTROKE Giving away free clues Technician

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    Alot of details I like but some I hate. lol When I type a response in the box it gets locked up. Did it to me a bunch already this morning. Luckily it now has auto save and a quick refresh or two and my typing was not lost. Figured it was IE so now I am trying Chrome to see if it changes.
     

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