Discussion in 'Communications' started by Grimby, Sep 2, 2012.
Yeah same here. It's not too bad though compared to a couple months ago.
I was wondering why you guys don't add the feature that when ever somebody quotes your post you get a notification or an "alert" if you will. That helps a lot when talking to another member in a big thread and is also handy if you don't log on in 2 or 3 days.
@narkwolf here is a feature that alerts you. Go into your alert preferences, and check that you want to get the alert when you're quoted. Just mouse over your name, and a drop down menu will appear. You should also check out the welcome new users forum.
I think the default setting for that was switched to "off" due to the hilarious annoying bug that nets you an alert every time someone does ANYTHING to a post you were quoted in.
Whoa. I feel like a dweeb for saying this now. Oh well. Thanks man! This will really make my stay more enjoyable
Yeah, I kind of miss the days of getting 25 alerts because someone typed a space in a post in a thread that I posted in once.
I tried switching from dark to light, and the system won't let me. I very much like the Carbon Chamber banner, but prefer the lighter style sheet.
Have you tried switching it via the button at the bottom of the screen? Looks like whatever you clicked redirects to an extremely dead link.
Well, that worked. Thanks, Ramza... I never noticed that option in the bottom left corner before.
I'm curious about that error you got, though - I think it might be tied to your username being colored even though the board doesn't permit you to color your username personally. That's speculation, mind.
Yeah, how the heck did you get that error?
That's how I originally tried to change the style sheet. Clicked on save, got the error message.
Yeah, it's the username CSS exceeding your allotted permissions level - just successfully replicated the screen with my test sock.
Edit: As for why you get that screen in particular, I suspect it's a remnant of the IGN import software.
Could be an old error message in the database as well..
Username colors are technically a plugin written by IGN. That's probably why the error message is talking about IGN Prime.
It should at least say "JC Prime" if anything...
Spoiler tag button?
That could serve a higher purpose, actually. It's a bad scene when someone is actually attempting to put a massive spoiler in tags, but accidentally types the brackets or the word "spoiler" wrong... and the entire thread gets to read the spoiler completely by accident. Moving forward with all the new SW product that is inevitably coming, any step that could be taken to lessen accidents may be worth considering.
Why could we as members change the style of the forum the way we wanted to be like we could do in the Temp Boards? In the Temp Boards, we could both change the colour and style. It will be nice if we can do it here too.
Well, the color change option is present, actually. As for the styles, the current one is the only style with an image in compliance with new guidelines regarding our banners. I believe the plan is to make a couple more styles available when those, too, are brought into compliance.
As was demonstrated multiple times on the temp boards, attempts to add a number of different banner styles to choose from resulted in the entire forums crashing.
The current plan is to add the banners a different way and allow each forum to choose it's own banner style, just like the old boards.
How do you tag people?
@Obi-Wan21 < Just like that.
Type the @ sign followed by the user's name. While you type, a box will pop up below your text with a list of possible users. Click on the user you are trying to tag.
Make sure it's the correct user though, as many users have very similar usernames.
Particularly those unimaginative users that begin their name with 'Darth'.