Forum Upgrade / Downtime on August 14th

Discussion in 'Announcements To The Membership' started by aleclee, Aug 12, 2016.


  1. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    OK, just noticed that when i dropped a link into a post it was no longer underlined. i'm with @UsableThought, that makes it hard to tell what's actually a link, i imagine more so for folks with any kind of colorblindness.
    when multiple members complain about those issues and get no acknowledgement, is that any surprise? otherwise, we literally can't tell if you guys don't give a damn :( or if you're just too busy moving heaven and earth to fix everything :eek::eek:

    (i certainly assume the latter :bow)
     
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  2. Abram4235

    Abram4235 Supporting Member

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    Have we lost the ability to ignore threads? How do I do that now?

    Sorry I have not read all 14 pages
     
  3. Bluesful

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    The forum list has now disappeared from the quick nav menu.
     
  4. BeardoCI

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    Came in here to say this!
     
  5. JimmyB

    JimmyB Silver Supporting Member

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    New bug:

    Search history has disappeared and is no longer being kept. :(

    I usually have a list of search terms I regularly use, primarily for the emporium, and up 'til now typing the first letter of the search term into the search field up there at the top right brings up the list. Now it's blank and not remembering search terms even from the current session.

    Don't know if this is a Xenforo database issue, but I haven't changed any settings in Chrome related to autofill.

    This is even more annoying than the inflating/deflating font sizes! :mad:
     
  6. soundchaser59

    soundchaser59 Supporting Member

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    same here......the "Ignore Forums" option has disappeared completely for me.
     
  7. aleclee

    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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    This should be fixed now
     
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  8. Bluesful

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    Thanks mate. It's back.
     
  9. JimmyB

    JimmyB Silver Supporting Member

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    Sooo... anyone else having this annoying issue or just me? :huh
     
  10. ry-guy

    ry-guy Member

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    Can we change the font sizes?
     
  11. KOTR

    KOTR Supporting Member

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    What happened to the "Go to last post" option that used to appear for every thread listed in a forum?
     
  12. Crimson Queen

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    I get a message error every time I navigate through the site since the upgrade. It says "Are you sure you want to leaver this page. Message from this webpage: false." I then have to click on "Leave this page" or "Stay on this page." I have to do it twice in a row to go anywhere else on the forum.

    Is this normal?
     
  13. aleclee

    aleclee TGP Tech Wrangler Staff Member

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  14. walterw

    walterw Gold Supporting Member

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    OK, i think that stupid light bulb needs to go.

    even if it did work for changing the forum from light to dark format, is that something that happens so frequently and is so important that the button for it needs to be smack dab in the critical upper right zone where we all check for alerts and such? that option should be stuffed down in the "style chooser" section out of the way where it belongs.
     
  15. Theorist

    Theorist Supporting Member

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    Just an FYI: I cannot see a pool text while on the dark mobile theme on iPhone.

    [​IMG]
     
  16. awallace

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    This just started happening to me this morning as well...weird.

    *EDIT*... just to add to this- if I click on a link before one of the adchoice adverts has a chance to load then I don't get the popup.
     
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  17. Crimson Queen

    Crimson Queen Member

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    So, we have to wait for the commercial to run? That's not cool. The Internet is slowly becoming unusable.

    EDIT: Even if I wait enough time for the ads to load, the pop-up pops up.
     
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  18. awallace

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    I don't get the popup if I click on a link before the ad loads. Once the ad loads any link results in the popup.
     
  19. Crimson Queen

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    So, we don't have time to read anything or the pop-up pops up. I hope this is fixable. It's... ridiculous.
     
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  20. UsableThought

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    Trying to search in these long, generic threads for prior complaints about the new styling is almost impossible. So I may be duplicating what has been written before. I know I've certainly complained about this issue once already.

    Which is - - - PLEASE GO BACK TO UNDERLINING LINKS AGAIN!!!!!!

    It is much, much, much too hard to see what is a link now, with just a slightly different color for link text. Definitely some people with low vision won't see it at all. Aside from this being bad practice for web design, in effect The Gear Page is now saying (by leaving this the way it is) that it's fine with discriminating against low-vision folks.

    FIX IT, PLEASE. This should be a high priority on the design contractor's list.

    And I really don't understand why there isn't a running list of reported problems / statueses put up as a sticky. You can't complain that people are repeating their complaints if you don't give them a way of knowing how things stand. A long, repetitive thread does not work for anybody.
     

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