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121Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:13 am

Asta

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GubernatorFan wrote:If you can actually find all your posts, I wouldn't worry about it. The post count change is probably a byproduct of us having to use a posts restore from the backup, after a great number of (his own) posts were erased by DFC, thereby putting many of the forum conversations into disarray. We felt it is best to restore them, having determined that nothing would be lost in the process.

Thanks for the explanation. Post count isn't important to me, it was just an odd thing to see.

Something obviously happened overnight.




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122Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:23 am

GubernatorFan

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Asta wrote:Thanks for the explanation. Post count isn't important to me, it was just an odd thing to see. Something obviously happened overnight.

I suppose it was bound to have side effects. Not a biggie, but annoying nonetheless. I apologize for any confusion or inconvenience, but it was the best/only solution.


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123Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:29 am

Asta

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GubernatorFan wrote:I suppose it was bound to have side effects. Not a biggie, but annoying nonetheless. I apologize for any confusion or inconvenience, but it was the best/only solution.

No problem at all.

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124Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:49 pm

BAD WOLF-787

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GubernatorFan wrote:If you can actually find all your posts, I wouldn't worry about it. The post count change is probably a byproduct of us having to use a posts restore from the backup, after a great number of (his own) posts were erased by DFC, thereby putting many of the forum conversations into disarray. We felt it is best to restore them, having determined that nothing would be lost in the process.

Thank you for the update, I was really wondering what was going on here last night and I did see DFC melt down post and I was very surprised by it and I have noticed that he was demoted too also what happened to the original Dirty Dozen thread and all the other threads before Apr 07, 2018 that simply disappeared were they a casualty of DFC's or is there a cut off point on the forum?


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125Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:56 pm

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Hi BAD WOLF -- everything that was erased but had been posted before May 30 has been restored and measures were taken to contain any further damage. Some items posted by him after the backup date of May 30 may have disappeared for good, if he has erased them.


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126Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:29 am

Scaletta Studio


Hey y`all, i`m pretty lost lol Need to figure our the structure of the forum:) Is there any "custom" section?)))))))))) I`m Scaletta studio owner aka Woodrob at ssf:)

127Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:39 am

Stryker2011

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Hi. Right now we don’t have anything set aside for customs, though there is a separate section outside the General Talk area  called Your First Classifieds (be advised that Forumotion has guidelines, just like SF, about copyright infringement). You can post your stuff in the General Section,  but we’d prefer if you limit the business end (ie, costs, sales, etc.) through the private message system. We don’t want to draw the same kind of unwanted attention that SF did. Hope that’s okay with you.

And welcome aboard.


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128Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:45 pm

MerylAkiba

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How do I get permission to create a new post on the General Talk page?

129Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:52 pm

GubernatorFan

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MerylAkiba wrote:How do I get permission to create a new post on the General Talk page?

You should not need a permission (I checked out your profile and doesn't indicate any limitation). Just click on the "New Topic" button and start your new topic/thread.


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130Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:26 pm

MerylAkiba

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Thank you. Unfortunately, on Chrome, the new topic button does not appear. I am using Safari on PC and it shows the new topic button, multi quote, quote, and post reply. The whole entire top bar is missing when I use Chrome.

131Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:44 pm

GubernatorFan

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MerylAkiba wrote:Thank you. Unfortunately, on Chrome, the new topic button does not appear. I am using Safari on PC and it shows the new topic button, multi quote, quote, and post reply. The whole entire top bar is missing when I use Chrome.

I am glad you have found a workaround (Safari on PC). It is possible that either Chrome or Forumotion (or each) has undergone some update and there are some glitches like that. We have changed nothing in the configuration of our own site on our end. I imagine glitches will be resolved (hopefully shortly), but if not, let me know and I can try the Forumotion support people.

To that end, can another Chrome user please check and see if they are experiencing the same issue (on a PC, I assume)?


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132Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Tue Aug 07, 2018 12:31 am

BAD WOLF-787

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GubernatorFan wrote:
MerylAkiba wrote:Thank you. Unfortunately, on Chrome, the new topic button does not appear. I am using Safari on PC and it shows the new topic button, multi quote, quote, and post reply. The whole entire top bar is missing when I use Chrome.

I am glad you have found a workaround (Safari on PC). It is possible that either Chrome or Forumotion (or each) has undergone some update and there are some glitches like that. We have changed nothing in the configuration of our own site on our end. I imagine glitches will be resolved (hopefully shortly), but if not, let me know and I can try the Forumotion support people.

To that end, can another Chrome user please check and see if they are experiencing the same issue (on a PC, I assume)?

no, I'm using Windows 7 PC and Chrome.

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I hope this helps?


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133Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:32 am

GubernatorFan

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Thank you for checking, Bad Wolf. MerylAkiba, what system are you running?


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134Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Tue Aug 07, 2018 6:05 pm

GubernatorFan

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MerylAkiba wrote:Unfortunately, on Chrome, the new topic button does not appear. The whole entire top bar is missing when I use Chrome.

I haven't heard back from you on the previous question (about what system you are using), but given that Bad Wolf is not having issues with Chrome on PC, I suspect this is a problem likely to be specific to your setup. It reminds me a little of an issue user ostfront43 had right after we started this forum -- and the problem was a virus protection setting. Check out post 27 in this topic/thread (page 1) and maybe the posts leading up to it or following it, just in case this helps. Admittedly, ostfront43 wasn't using Chrome. Hope this helps.


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135Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Tue Aug 07, 2018 11:09 pm

MerylAkiba

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Thank you GubernatorFan. I was running Kapersky on Windows7. Same exact problem. All buttons and forumotion taskbar are visible now.

136Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:32 am

GubernatorFan

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MerylAkiba wrote:Thank you GubernatorFan. I was running Kapersky on Windows7. Same exact problem. All buttons and forumotion taskbar are visible now.

I am glad it worked out!


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137Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:31 am

shovelchop81

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Just thought I'd mention that the site's been playing up the last few days for me running Win 10 using Firefox, my browser's menu toolbar links for this site don't seem to work any more nor do Google searches. I only got back into the site via an email link...odd and a bit worrying.

138Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:41 am

GubernatorFan

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shovelchop81 wrote:Just thought I'd mention that the site's been playing up the last few days for me running Win 10 using Firefox, my browser's menu toolbar links for this site don't seem to work any more nor do Google searches. I only got back into the site via an email link...odd and a bit worrying.

This is odd. I use Windows 10 with Firefox and haven't had any of these problems. There was some sort of overall Forumotion upgrade recently and at one point I noticed a slowdown in the connection that might have been while they were upgrading, but access is back to normal speed now (and has been for a couple of days). I don't know what about your system is causing hickups (MerylAkiba's experience reminds us that anti-virus settings can play a role), but it would appear to be a localized issue rather than a general problem with the site. Also, I just did a Google search for onesixthfigures and our site shows up as the third hit. While this is a workaround rather than fix, I would suggest making a new bookmark, if you haven't done so already.


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139Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:47 am

shovelchop81

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That did the trick, cheers! My setting may still be a bit off kilter after that power outage yesterday.

140Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 9:53 am

GubernatorFan

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shovelchop81 wrote:That did the trick, cheers! My setting may still be a bit off kilter after that power outage yesterday.

Not sure how I helped, but I am very happy it has improved. I find it offensive that you suffered a power outage. No one deserves that, but least of all you. Cheers!


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141Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:26 am

shovelchop81

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GubernatorFan wrote:
shovelchop81 wrote:That did the trick, cheers! My setting may still be a bit off kilter after that power outage yesterday.

Not sure how I helped, but I am very happy it has improved. I find it offensive that you suffered a power outage. No one deserves that, but least of all you. Cheers!

LOL cheers! It's an old house with dodgy plumbing and electrics so steam from the shower trips the the mains sometimes, nothing serious or anyone's fault well maybe the landlord's but I'm not making an issue out of it since I don't want a rent increase! Computer doesn't like it much even when it's shut down as the battery back up on the mother board doesn't work... Embarassed

142Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:30 am

GubernatorFan

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shovelchop81 wrote:LOL cheers! It's an old house with dodgy plumbing and electrics so steam from the shower trips the the mains sometimes, nothing serious or anyone's fault well maybe the landlord's but I'm not making an issue out of it since I don't want a rent increase! Computer doesn't like it much even when it's shut down as the battery back up on the mother board doesn't work... Embarassed

Well at least we know you're squeaky clean! Smile


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143Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:20 am

delusional

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Hi all,
Maybe someone can help me. I'm ready to start posting my work here. I wanted to use servimg. It seemed pretty simple. I obviously have an account here, so I should be good to go. When I try logging in to servimg.com using my login info from here, it says there is no account with my e-mail or password. I researched it. So, I set up a forum on forumotion. I then tried logging into servimg with my new forumotion log in info and the same thing happened. I then joined my own forum as a guest and that login info didn't work either.

What am I missing?


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Mark aka delusional

144Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:35 am

GubernatorFan

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Hi Mark,

Having a membership or ownership of a forum on Forumotion does not mean you have an automatic matching Servimg account. You have to create one of those. Your username and password might be the same as the ones you use here (if that is what you choose to do), but you still have to specify them when you set up your Servimg account. Also, to log into Servimg, you need not a username by itself, but an e-mail address (whether or not the e-mail and account names are the same, it will need to be whatever @ whatever . whatever).

Hope this helps.


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145Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:20 am

delusional

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Thanks Gubernatorfan,
I figured it out. You have to upload and post an image in a message here to create an account.

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146Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:55 pm

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I am glad it worked out.


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147Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:15 pm

Peaches

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I know I'm really new here, but I was wondering if I could make a respectful request. Could we please have a section just for how-to's/crafting? Right now so many wonderful threads are buried in the general thread, which has already 11 pages. Newbies like me, would love to have easier access to these how-tos Very Happy Thanks for reading Very Happy

148Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Jan 14, 2019 3:38 pm

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Peaches wrote:I know I'm really new here, but I was wondering if I could make a respectful request.  Could we please have a section just for how-to's/crafting?  Right now so many wonderful threads are buried in the general thread, which has already 11 pages.  Newbies like me, would love to have easier access to these how-tos Very Happy  Thanks for reading Very Happy

Hi Peaches. Thanks for the suggestions. We don't have too many tutorials (yet), but I will discuss with the other moderators and see what we can do about it.


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149Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:30 pm

Peaches

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I was kind of thinking threads like shovelchop81's predator , which I guess is more of a project log. But there is so much to learn there!

150Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:03 pm

Stryker2011

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Hey, Guv. Tried looking in the forum Tech section, but couldn’t find an answer to this problem: Anyone else having pm message responses to another member stuck in the Outgoing Message section? I have three of them that haven’t gone anywhere since 9:43 am this morning.


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151Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Tue Feb 05, 2019 1:41 pm

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Stryker2011 wrote:Hey, Guv. Tried looking in the forum Tech section, but couldn’t find an answer to this problem: Anyone else having pm message responses to another member stuck in the Outgoing Message section? I have three of them that haven’t gone anywhere since 9:43 am this morning.

I suppose you mean the Outbox? I've never been totally clear on the distinction between that and the Sentbox and if this is what it is, I am not convinced that the messages haven't actually gone through. You can try to PM me to see if there is a problem on your end.


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152Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:44 pm

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Is anyone else finding Imgur is loading really slowly!? When I opened my Gremlin thread, all the YouTube videos loaded, but, the pics didn't. The status at the bottom of my browser window said it was connected to Imgur but nothing was loading.

I'll try again tomorrow.....

153Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:46 pm

Stryker2011

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Rogerbee wrote:
Is anyone else finding Imgur is loading really slowly!? When I opened my Gremlin thread, all the YouTube videos loaded, but, the pics didn't. The status at the bottom of my browser window said it was connected to Imgur but nothing was loading.

I'll try again tomorrow.....

They load fine for me, Roger. Have you tried to clear your chache/browser history? Usually I find that helps with weird issues like that.


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154Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:49 pm

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I did that yesterday. It's not like the pics are that big either, I deliberately size them to 640x480. They did eventually load, but, they took their time. I will say that my internet connection has been slow in general, but, it was only Imgur that seemed particularly slow tonight.

Hopefully things will clear up

CHEERS!

155Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:11 pm

Stryker2011

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Rogerbee wrote:I did that yesterday. It's not like the pics are that big either, I deliberately size them to 640x480. They did eventually load, but, they took their time. I will say that my internet connection has been slow in general, but, it was only Imgur that seemed particularly slow tonight.

Hopefully things will clear up

CHEERS!

Sometimes it does seem to take awhile with the 3rd party hosts. Servimg works pretty good for me most of the time (unless the files are bigger — or there are a lot of them).


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156Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:35 pm

Rogerbee

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Turned out it was the router that needed a kick up the ass, I reset it and the speed came back. At least I know what to do now. As we don't have fibre the router is a little old. I'm going to make sure I get the best I can get when I move. If I can get fibre then I'll have it.

CHEERS!

EDIT:

Actually, the router needs to go in a skip! When the previous one died, the guy I spoke to on the phone said they could replace it free of charge. What the cheeky sod didn't say was they'd replace it with a USED one! We've only had this one since August and it's already showing the symptoms the previous one did and my brother had had that one for years!

Thankfully, when I move, that will become my Dad's problem and not mine, LOL!

157Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:37 pm

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How do you post a gif? Is it pretty much just like posting an image?


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158Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:38 pm

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I think so, but I never have done it.
There is a reference to it in Recommended Image Posting Procedure, for Flickr.


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159Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:41 pm

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Yep, you insert a gif just like any other image. For example:

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160Help needed with forum tech - Page 4 Empty Re: Help needed with forum tech on Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:44 pm

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Cool. Thanks.


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