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06-28-2014 10:09 AM
cynthia mosher
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Originally Posted by SweetSilver View Post
I don't always want to read the thread, but don't want to unsubscribe from it either. Seems nitpicky, but on the old format I could do this. It would keep turning up if it was active to the top of my subscriptions and I might read it then. Other threads I do check in on every time I see it. I just want this option back. Currently I have to either read it or unsubscribe to it. Now that our numbers are back (I do appreciate that) I'd like the option to reset it again.
There may be a way to do it that I'm not aware of.

@verticalscope - would you please let us know if it is possible to mark a thread as read without unsubscribing from the thread, as @SweetSilver says she'd like to do?
06-28-2014 10:06 AM
SweetSilver
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Originally Posted by cynthia mosher View Post

When you read a thread it should automatically be marked as read. You shouldn't need to mark it as read yourself. Are you wanting to mark it/them as read even though you have not read them?
I don't always want to read the thread, but don't want to unsubscribe from it either. Seems nitpicky, but on the old format I could do this. It would keep turning up if it was active to the top of my subscriptions and I might read it then. Other threads I do check in on every time I see it. I just want this option back. Currently I have to either read it or unsubscribe to it. Now that our numbers are back (I do appreciate that) I'd like the option to reset it again.
06-28-2014 10:01 AM
rubelin I'm not the PP but my thread subscriptions says I have one unread post but I can't find it anywhere. I would think that the "mark all forums as read" would clear that out, but it's not working.


and thanx for the info about making the posting window bigger. It's very clunky but at least it's there =)
06-28-2014 09:46 AM
cynthia mosher
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Originally Posted by serenbat View Post
Thanks sus!

I still would like to know about this -

I would also like to know why on the "view profile" page (right side) is it listed who has viewed the profile? Why is this public and not private? IF it is to remain public why is there no date/time stamp?
I can't grasp what purpose this serves and for who? I can see that you can make it "private" but what is the purpose here? If it is private and only who you select can view it, will you still know who is trying to view it?

I find this somewhat stalk-ish. Please explain.

Infractions? Given in 2013 but expires in 2038 and 2040 - does have one really feel someone will be a member in those years?????
Who has viewed the profile - it's simply a feature of vBulletin. I suppose some find benefit to it. It only holds a few views at a time so it is updated every so often to only show you those who last visited over X number of days. Not sure how many days that is but if it's important to you I can find out. Unfortunately I can't add a date/time stamp though. It's not built in so it would have to be developed.

I think the carry over from one site to another messed up the infractions expiration dates. We're going to try to remove all infractions prior to 2013.

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Originally Posted by Kirsten Nelson Roenfeldt View Post
How do I change my name? I don't want my full name showing up everywhere.
Send me a PM or an email to let me know what username you'd like - cynthiam@mothering.com

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Originally Posted by rubelin View Post
Wondering if we can add back a way to expand the posting box on the "quick reply"??

It was a great feature, especially when you're multi-quoting several posts at once, and don't want to have to scroll back to see what you wrote move than 10 lines ago.
No need to add it back. It's already tehre, just not where you're used to it being. Look at the upper right corner of the reply box for double arrows pointing up and down. That will expand the reply box.

Also, is there going to be a space added in above signature lines?? It looks so strange having the signatures run into the posts and many people are just dropping sigs entirely because it's hard to read them[/QUOTE]

[quote=rubelin;17736057]
We've put that request in so hopefully it will come about soon.

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Originally Posted by Night_Nurse View Post
This newest board change isn't user friendly and it's hard on the eyes, IMO. And for some reason it won't allow me to submit via "quick reply".
If you can tell us more about what system you are using (computer, browser, mobile device) we can try to help figure out what the issue is that is preventing you from being able to submit via quick reply.

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Originally Posted by SweetSilver View Post
I'm missing how I can mark subscribed threads as "read" without unsubscribing to them. I can only do this with forums and it doesn't affected my threads subscription page.
When you read a thread it should automatically be marked as read. You shouldn't need to mark it as read yourself. Are you wanting to mark it/them as read even though you have not read them?
06-28-2014 08:06 AM
SweetSilver I'm missing how I can mark subscribed threads as "read" without unsubscribing to them. I can only do this with forums and it doesn't affected my threads subscription page.
06-27-2014 09:58 PM
Night_Nurse
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Originally Posted by adinal View Post
This is something that I need to look at. It seems that infractions we unreversed with the transfer. When I set up the infractions system previously, there wasn't an option for having an infraction that didn't expire, so I put in 10000 days. This was primarily for bookkeeping, in the old system they dropped off and were no longer viewable once they expired. But with the change it reads pretty weird.
I must say the I think it's ridiculous that a site for adults that is all about peace and love and gentle discipline even gives "infractions". It seems a bit "shaming" to me. I once ran a large fan club/message board for a well known musician and ran the board for almost a decade. If someone was a problem and broke rules, we banned them. Of course, our only rules were no cursing and no porn.

This newest board change isn't user friendly and it's hard on the eyes, IMO. And for some reason it won't allow me to submit via "quick reply".
06-27-2014 05:31 PM
rubelin Wondering if we can add back a way to expand the posting box on the "quick reply"??

It was a great feature, especially when you're multi-quoting several posts at once, and don't want to have to scroll back to see what you wrote move than 10 lines ago.




Also, is there going to be a space added in above signature lines?? It looks so strange having the signatures run into the posts and many people are just dropping sigs entirely because it's hard to read them
06-26-2014 10:24 AM
wingedheart01
Name change

How do I change my name? I don't want my full name showing up everywhere.
06-26-2014 04:21 AM
serenbat
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Originally Posted by mama24-7 View Post
Looks like she's not getting notifications that she's been mentioned either? I've read her posts on other threads between this post & now.

Sus
Thanks sus!

I NOW do get email notifications, I still don't know what wasn't checked as I looked and looked at the privacy settings - so I have no clue!

I still would like to know about this -

I would also like to know why on the "view profile" page (right side) is it listed who has viewed the profile? Why is this public and not private? IF it is to remain public why is there no date/time stamp?
I can't grasp what purpose this serves and for who? I can see that you can make it "private" but what is the purpose here? If it is private and only who you select can view it, will you still know who is trying to view it?

I find this somewhat stalk-ish. Please explain.

Infractions? Given in 2013 but expires in 2038 and 2040 - does have one really feel someone will be a member in those years?????
06-26-2014 01:32 AM
mama24-7 Can the thread title be put back at the top of the mobile version? Reading this thread about it being merged w/ another I wasn't sure which I was reading. I'm on an iPhone in iOS 5 I believe, in safari.

Thanks for all that's been done so far. I hope the little things continue to be worked on!

Sus
06-26-2014 01:29 AM
mama24-7
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Originally Posted by adinal View Post
@serenbat

Do you want to get an email notification when you have a new PM?
Looks like she's not getting notifications that she's been mentioned either? I've read her posts on other threads between this post & now.

Sus
06-25-2014 11:58 AM
cynthia mosher Moerging this thread with our Website Conversion thread so your complaints will be seen by our tech team.
06-25-2014 06:33 AM
oceansolitude I hate that i can't tell what threads the "new posts" are part of.
06-24-2014 09:11 PM
katelove I am using the mobile version so I have different gripes but yes, I hate it too :-(
06-24-2014 08:49 PM
blessedwithboys
my gripes

I pretty much hate this new interface.

It's annoying to have the thread title all the way on the left and the forum all the way on the right.

I don't like having to hunt down the new posts link. It should be our front, not in a drop-down.

And for some reason, whenever I click a thread title, it takes me down to the last post on page 1. No big deal is there aren't many replies but very annoying when it's a long page.

Yes, these are first world problems. It's all still very annoying.
06-23-2014 10:40 PM
adinal @serenbat
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One (and I did look at my setting and thought I had them set correctly) I do not get any notifications that I have a PM unless I log on. Why is that? Can anything be done? I have been looking at all the setting and I can't understand what isn't checked?
Do you want to get an email notification when you have a new PM?
06-23-2014 10:37 PM
adinal
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Infractions? Given in 2013 but expires in 2038 and 2040 - does have one really feel someone will be a member in those years?????
This is something that I need to look at. It seems that infractions we unreversed with the transfer. When I set up the infractions system previously, there wasn't an option for having an infraction that didn't expire, so I put in 10000 days. This was primarily for bookkeeping, in the old system they dropped off and were no longer viewable once they expired. But with the change it reads pretty weird.
06-22-2014 03:11 PM
serenbat I'm still have the same issue - help please! I don't know I have a PM unless I log on. This is very so odd.
06-20-2014 05:17 PM
serenbat I'm having a few issues -

One (and I did look at my setting and thought I had them set correctly) I do not get any notifications that I have a PM unless I log on. Why is that? Can anything be done? I have been looking at all the setting and I can't understand what isn't checked?



I would also like to know why on the "view profile" page (right side) is it listed who has viewed the profile? Why is this public and not private? IF it is to remain public why is there no date/time stamp?
I can't grasp what purpose this serves and for who? I can see that you can make it "private" but what is the purpose here? If it is private and only who you select can view it, will you still know who is trying to view it?

I find this somewhat stalk-ish. Please explain.

Infractions? Given in 2013 but expires in 2038 and 2040 - does have one really feel someone will be a member in those years?????
06-20-2014 09:20 AM
cynthia mosher They sure are there!
06-20-2014 07:10 AM
Polliwog
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Originally Posted by rachelsmama View Post
I started seeing them this morning. Was I not supposed to be able to see them yet?
They've been there for a few days, I think.
06-20-2014 06:45 AM
rachelsmama
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Originally Posted by cynthia mosher View Post

I think that's in our list of things to do. Not sure how long it will take but hopefully it will be soon.
I started seeing them this morning. Was I not supposed to be able to see them yet?
06-20-2014 06:41 AM
cynthia mosher
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Originally Posted by Xerxella View Post
I don't know if this has come up, but I miss the "spoiler alert" function. Can that come back or is it gone for good?
Let me see if I can get something in place....
Spoiler!


Does that work for you? Just click the in the Editor to use it.

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Originally Posted by liladancing View Post
Yes. How does that work. Thanks.
You need to first create your ticker. I like the ones at Lilypie.com but you can check out others.
Create it then grab the BB Code and place it in your signature in your UserCP. If you have any problems just let me know.


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Originally Posted by rachelsmama View Post
I'm really enjoying having the "thread starter" and "Post 367 of 2597487" features back on the posts. As minor as they seem, they're something I was really missing. THANKS!
I think that's in our list of things to do. Not sure how long it will take but hopefully it will be soon.
06-20-2014 05:04 AM
rachelsmama I'm really enjoying having the "thread starter" and "Post 367 of 2597487" features back on the posts. As minor as they seem, they're something I was really missing. THANKS!
06-19-2014 10:11 PM
liladancing
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Originally Posted by cynthia mosher View Post
I changed the setting to allow more characters.

Would you like to try an automated ticker in your signature and it updates itself?
Yes. How does that work. Thanks.
06-19-2014 02:08 PM
SweetSilver Nevermind. Back to normal. Weird. All the links were there, but it was a text and hypertext links. What happened?
06-19-2014 01:51 PM
SweetSilver Ack! What happened!

Here's what my screen looks like suddenly. Help!

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06-19-2014 01:21 PM
Xerxella I don't know if this has come up, but I miss the "spoiler alert" function. Can that come back or is it gone for good?
06-17-2014 11:33 PM
cynthia mosher You should be able to change your avatar now. Please try and let us know if you have any problems.
06-17-2014 11:29 PM
cynthia mosher I changed the setting to allow more characters.

Would you like to try an automated ticker in your signature and it updates itself?
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