Skip to comments.Did We Fix Something That Was Not Broke?(FR)
Posted on 03/02/2008 4:54:00 AM PST by sit-rep
Why all of a sudden am I loading the Latest articles page?
It used to be clicking on messages in the upper right corner solved the problem. Now, I finally found "Comments" down the right side a bit, but every time ya hit browse now coming out of a thread, I return to latest articles page!
WWWWWHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAAAATTTTTTTTTZZZZZZZZZ - UUUUP!!??!!!
Ahhhh...I hadn’t noticed. Danke.
That way for me too. What I want to know is, how do I make it show me *just* the news comments, or *just* the chat comments? I don't want to see everything mixed together, it disturbs my obsessive-compulsive disorder! >_<
I can get "comments," but not limited to any specific forum. That's what bothers me!
Yes it is slower and I don’t enjoy having to hit “comment” every time I refresh. I hope someone is on this.
I gave up trying to figure that out a couple hours ago. I don't want it that way either.
Yes, I want “browse” to take me back to “latest posts”! (Put my cheese back where it was!)
It’s new. It’s improved. Those server timeout messages are there to build our character.
I’m sure there are many parallel threads running here about how great it is. I just can’t navigate over to see them.
I have wondered for YEARS why I have to get hit with cold water for a few seconds. And you have just explained how I can avoid it. Thanks! Good to know it’s do-able.
this has been a freak out loud and lol morning
I didn't even know he was thinking about changes.
Now I’m lost. I used to go to “browse by forum” and click all of above, but now, my default seems to be news/activisim only. I have to go to each forum now to see articles. This is a major hugh change I don’t like.
Just look for smith288. I'm sure (s)he and the silent majority, that want change, have a thread twice the size of this one going somewhere. LOL!
Then swap me. I used to (last night) only to subscribe to News/activism latest posts, now all I see is potpourri and poetry and other stuff I can’t stand.
PLEASE go back to the old format......
I can't because right now I can't see or read your response to me. I'm typing blind and hope you get this.
If you don't recieve this, let me know and I'll resend it.
I don’t know why this page was changed but it stinks and makes no sense what so ever.....logic has gone out the window.
If you see the Hobbit Hole thread, just shoot yourself.
It’s less painless.
How do you post a new article? I don’t see any way on my screens.
I do see a bunch of dimensional doors - Is that the way to the light? They had to open dimensional doors to get to the right latest posts?
It appears freeper ‘monkeyface’ may have the map.
Apparently you can do it at the bottom of a thread. Look to the very far right hand corner of your screen.
This is the equivalent of burying the link at the bottom of the dirty clothes hamper, but it’s there if you dig through all the underwear.
Of course, that link doesn’t give you the chance to post your article in anything but Chat, so if you have news that a bomb erased London, or something, it goes in Chat.
Go into an article in another section/category and post from there...
Well, that’s handy.
I don’t understand it. They got the best forum on the net and do not need to change anything.
It could be they are working on something in that code that generates the latest posts query for display. Simply routing everyone to what we are seeing until they are done with what ever changes are being made. Then they will switch back... But who knows...
I'm betting that they're all over playing the cannon challenge and have no idea what going on here.
"Tard" refers to the ping list members and not to the subject of the thread!
List of Ping Lists
Maybe they’re creating a new grisly heinous child murder/pit bull attack/insane sexual deviancy/police blotter forum.
That would be nice. I’ve always wondered who those macabre freepers are, don’t know since I don’t read those horror articles, but they infest my news/activism latest posts, and darken my day.
I, too, have always (since 1/98) loaded up directly to the "Latest Posts" page. I hope this is just a temporary glitch that John is working out.
I do not like it in a box.
I do not like it with a fox.
Maybe its Jaysun that fake cancer poster getting back for being booted
If all this settles out with a new forum “Teachers Who Have Sex With Kids” in place, I think we’ll say it has been worth it.
I missed that. What’s up with that? I thought he really had cancer, no?
Hey, look! They gave Obama his own forum!
Do a search on his name if you can find the search function today.
I’ve been trying to fix this all morning. I hate it!!
Come to think of it, I’d rather go to DU!
I see the “automatic double posting” feature is working fine now!
What’s an RSS feed that’s on front of FR now?
It appears that John is working on it.
The Comments link actually links to Comments again.
This morning it linked to everything else, including a dead server.
Change. I hate change.
But change is inevitable.
Comment #179 Removed by Moderator
Somethings never change
It’s articles you wouldn’t click on anyway, minus the poster’s name, in increments of 25.
Yes, that seems evident.
It's funny, all the posters seeing the changes and watching the changes changing and getting all va klempt over it.
It seems obvious that John chose the weekend to upgrade some things here to give it some new features and tweak some old ones to make the forum better.
It's kinda fun to watch and see who sits back and watches and who posts to John or a Mod every time they see John's handiwork.
I think it is neat to watch the transformation.
He could have just announced that the site would be down for 48 hours and fixed it without everyone watching.
Imagine the problems that would cause!
As soon as it came back up, there would be a dozen vanity threads titled
WAS FR DOWN??? FR IS DOWN!!! ? IS IT BACK UP, WHAT'S HAPPENING!!!
With replies like
"I vacuumed my house for the first time in years!"
Not to mention 39 replies of "are you logged on?" on the thread...
“Do a search on his name if you can find the search function today.”
Ping me to it if you find it. Thx
I have a slightly different take.
If I were going to modify the software and the views the members saw, I would say so in advance.
That’s different than taking the forum down for 48 hours.
More importantly, do these pants make me look fat?
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