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  • Do what I do - in preferences, just turn signature lines off. No more clutter!

    ETA -oops, that was a response to post #340. Should have quoted.

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    • Originally posted by MyGiantPony View Post
      I can't PM or even read PMs because they are covered by the ads.

      Is there a setting I need to change?
      In IE? Take it out of compatibility mode. Unclick the torn paper icon in the address bar.

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      • Originally posted by LexInVA View Post
        Having the Messaging back on the menu would be nice. Just saying.
        I'm sorry; could you elaborate on this point a little? I'm not clear on what you're referencing.

        Originally posted by LaBonnieBon View Post
        FWIW, it would be really helpful to have a darker line that breaks the message text and the signature line. You have to look to see what is a link someone posted vs a link that is in their signature line. Not sure if others have felt this way, but when I was on a thread looking to see a picture, I kept clicking on poster's signature line links instead of the link that was posted in the thread because the line is pretty faint.
        That was a change that had been requested earlier and it looks like it came through this weekend.

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        • Is there a way to turn the notifications button off? If not, I would certainly want to. It has no use for me and is only a nagging reminder. I do want to know about pms so assume somehow I can see that when I open up?
          "We, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit." JFK

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          • Originally posted by Simkie View Post
            Clear your cookies. If that doesn't work, clear your cache. If you're still having problems, report back.
            Much better, thanks!

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            • Original Poster

              Originally posted by Moderator 1 View Post
              That was a change that had been requested earlier and it looks like it came through this weekend.
              Thank you!

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              • Originally posted by Calamber View Post
                Is there a way to turn the notifications button off? If not, I would certainly want to. It has no use for me and is only a nagging reminder. I do want to know about pms so assume somehow I can see that when I open up?
                I am hopeful that they will do something about this when they get around to addressing the thumbs (I think it was on the thumbs thread it sounded like they were going to ditch the downers at least...). As it is, my notifications keep piling up unread as I refuse to acknowledge them.

                So thumbstalker, hit me again while you can!

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                • Original Poster

                  I have this in red at the top of my screen today:

                  Sorry, you can only use your validation link once for security reasons.
                  It appeared when I hit 'today's posts' after reading a thread.

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                  • Original Poster

                    This issue has gone away after the forum locked up for a while and is now letting me back in. Guessing it has to do with them doing some updates.

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                    • Originally posted by yaya View Post
                      Do what I do - in preferences, just turn signature lines off. No more clutter!

                      ETA -oops, that was a response to post #340. Should have quoted.
                      Thank you!!!!!
                      They call it PMS because Mad Cow Disease was already taken...

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                      • What is up with the "views" count? For instance on a thread the post count will be 2 and view count will be 3??????? Of course I could have missed the answer somewhere in the "thumb" debate!

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                        • Originally posted by Shine View Post
                          What is up with the "views" count? For instance on a thread the post count will be 2 and view count will be 3??????? Of course I could have missed the answer somewhere in the "thumb" debate!
                          Yup. Can you fix it please?

                          And PLEASE get rid of the "Similar Threads". Too many zombie threads come from it.
                          "I'm a lumberjack, and I'm okay."
                          Thread killer Extraordinaire

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                          • Originally posted by vineyridge View Post

                            And PLEASE get rid of the "Similar Threads". Too many zombie threads come from it.
                            Or put a date limitation on it so only threads from the last year or so come up. Or separate the old threads out and label them somehow so it is more obvious that they are old.

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                            • Original Poster

                              I think that is a great way to do it, Horsepoor. 'Similar threads' should have a date limitation on them.

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                              • Originally posted by Moderator 1 View Post

                                The email notifications should now be fixed -- I'm actually posting this message in part to test the thread subscriptions! And supposedly the thread view count is also fixed, so let us know if you're having trouble with either of those issues.

                                Thanks for your patience!
                                Mod 1
                                View count isn't fixed across the board.

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                                • Why is everyone giving people thumbs down in this thread?! I'm reading back through as I haven't checked this in a while and it seems like every other post has at least 2-3 thumbs down. Why? No one is doing anything other than communicating with the mods and each other about issues. No one is even being snarky about it.

                                  *sigh* Can this be used as another point at how useless the thumbs down is?

                                  (Interested to see how many thumbs down I get for this post...)

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                                    Originally posted by over the moon View Post
                                    View count isn't fixed across the board.
                                    I agree, view counts are still not correct.

                                    Originally posted by over the moon View Post
                                    Why is everyone giving people thumbs down in this thread?!
                                    I doubt everyone is giving thumbs down. This thread is just a popular place for the loser(s) who are having fun giving thumbs down for just about everything to anonymously have their jollies.

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                                    • Originally posted by trubandloki View Post
                                      I doubt everyone is giving thumbs down. This thread is just a popular place for the loser(s) who are having fun giving thumbs down for just about everything to anonymously have their jollies.
                                      Well yes, not "everyone" , but since you can only thumb a post once, there are 5+ people lurking in this thread just waiting for a new post to taint. It's just silly. I don't get it.

                                      But on the other hand, I shouldn't waste time trying to figure people out, because there are so many things I will never understand...

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                                      • I laughed when I saw that those of us annoyed by the zombie threads got thumbed down. Must be some zombie loving thumbstalkers!

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                                        • It looks like the view count (finally) got fixed.

                                          I hope the thumbs are next.

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