Major Upgrade To Forum Coming Soon...

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Boydie

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« on: February 03, 2018, 12:30:31 PM »
Hi all

I just wanted to give you a heads up that a MAJOR upgrade to the forum will be happening soon

I would like to thank TONE for the work he has been doing behind the scenes to get the upgrade ready and helping me with the testing

Here are some highlights to whet your appetite...

The new forum will be completely mobile responsive

There will be a brand new feature where members will be able to "@tag" each other within posts to alert them if they are mentioned - so member interactions should be much improved

The interface will be much "slicker"

I have taken onboard recent feedback about visibility and the communication of key rules (e.g. The 2 week rule) to new members so the guidelines will be reviewed, regular newsletters will be sent out and the welcome emails will be reviewed and updated

The upgraded forum will have a more modern and professional look and feel, incorporating the new logos (mugs and t-shirts may also be available in the future  ;D) but the existing functionality and use will remain as it is now

There will also be some other new features "in development" but we will be taking an "agile approach" and deliver the new forum upgrade with the most requested features as soon as possible

If we know a date that this will be happening we will let you know - but if the forum is suddenly down for maintenance in the near future you will know why

I am very excited about this update and I hope you will be too


**Update**

Everyone should be receiving a PM with the forum upgrade info

The current forum will be copied over to the new site so we will simply pick up exactly where we left off but it does not look like it is possible to copy over AVATARS so please make sure you backup your avatar of have it saved locally so you can upload it to the new forum

See you on the other side...
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« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2018, 01:27:02 PM »
This is really exciting!! Love getting upgrades to things and new shiny features!!

A massive thank you to yourself and Tone for all the work you've put in here and of course for all the work you and the other mods do day to day keeping this ship a sailing!

Look forward to these updates :D

All the best

Darren

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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2018, 02:34:19 PM »
Sounds great. It'll encourage even more use I am sure, really looking forward to it. And thank you to you and Tone for all your hard work.

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« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2018, 04:12:33 PM »
Yeah..bring it on!!!

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« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2018, 08:54:46 PM »
Current schedule is to do the work next weekend. The only possible snag I can anticipate from the testing I've done is that you might lose your avatars. So if you really like your avatar, back it up now!

It's been so long in the planning, developing, testing etc I can't believe it's actually pretty much ready :o
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« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2018, 08:57:30 PM »
Nice. i'm looking forward to the changes.

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« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2018, 09:29:13 PM »
Sounds great! I look forward to the @tag function.

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« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2018, 10:41:26 PM »
Rawk and Roll!

Looking forward to the mobile friendly thang. I been a sufferin' boys,I been a sufferin'.
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« Reply #9 on: February 04, 2018, 09:43:07 PM »
Rawk and Roll!

Looking forward to the mobile friendly thang. I been a sufferin' boys,I been a sufferin'.
Me too!

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« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2018, 09:19:53 AM »
Sounds great, thanks for all the hard work!

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« Reply #11 on: February 06, 2018, 09:42:19 AM »

**Update**

Everyone should be receiving a PM with the forum upgrade info

The current forum will be copied over to the new site so we will simply pick up exactly where we left off but it does not look like it is possible to copy over AVATARS so please make sure you backup your avatar of have it saved locally so you can upload it to the new forum

See you on the other side...
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« Reply #12 on: February 06, 2018, 10:16:26 AM »
This avatar loss might not be so bad. I'll see you with a new face.

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« Reply #13 on: February 06, 2018, 04:54:53 PM »
Look forward to it. I don't have regular access to a computer, so mobile-friendly sounds great to me!

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« Reply #14 on: February 07, 2018, 07:53:59 AM »
Yes I'm looking forward to this too. 
I trust there won't be any drawbacks. 

A big thanks to the creators and the moderators, this forum really works for me.
I might be interested in a a mug or a shirt.  :)

This is a top site and very supportive.

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