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Discussion in 'Sunnydale Cemetery' started by Buffy Summers, May 24, 2009.

  1. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

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    New thread time. I've gone through the old one and made a list so it's easier for me to work off of and also easier for people to see if their item has been suggested already. You can find the last thread [ here ] for discussion of past suggestions.

    Again, this thread is for you guys to make suggestions for the board - doesn't mean we'll use them, but we will consider them. :)

    Please don't request avatars or styles here as we now have a separate thread for those. :)

    1.) Karma Value in Posts
    2.) Low graphics board style
    3.) Fanfic Review section of newsletter
    4.) Oz Forum, Doyle Forum
    5.) Some way to distinguish between Buffy & Angel Season forums on new post list
    6.) Lists of past MOTM winners.
    7.) Section for incomplete fan fics/fanfic idea advice
    8.) Exclude forums from new posts
    9.) Read a Buffy/Angel book as a group
    10.) Frappr
    11.) Blog
    12.) More karma levels
    13.) Dorm exchange
    14.) MOTM button in sigs like awards
    15.) View new posts in your own threads
    16.) That (sw) smiley from Ice Chat
    17.) Center 10th anniversary banner
    18.) Real name in posts
    19.) Mouseover of username shows past usernames
    20.) Facebook-like status
    21.) Live Forum View
    22.) Better RSS feed set-up
    23.) Sub-forum for BB Meet-ups
    24.) Remove permanent 'is' from status
    25.) Reply all for pm's

    The following suggestions are not going to be implemented, so please don't ask lol:

    1.) Custom Avatars
    2.) Member Pic Avatars
    3.) Less than 30 second minimum time between searches
    4.) Less than a 20 character minimum for posts
     
  2. Clem Rocks

    Clem Rocks Scooby

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    How about updating the rules?
     
  3. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

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    I actually just updated the FAQ Saturday or Sunday. In what way exactly?
     
  4. Clem Rocks

    Clem Rocks Scooby

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    Well how about actually calling it "Rules" instead of "FAQ"? FAQ makes it sound like it's just a help section
     
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    Edmund Blackadder Scooby

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    Do you remember when we used to have the 'Killertrivias' (you remember, the ones I won!!) well I was wondering if we could have some kind of competition like that again, something everyone can get involved with (because try as I might, I'm just not gonna be any good with making banners and such).

    I know its not really something you do Buffy, but I wondered if someone else would do it.
     
  6. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

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    If you go to it, at the top it says, "Board Rules", and there is a link to "Read our Board Rules" on every page of the site.

    ---------- Post added at 11:05 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:04 PM ----------

    You know me well lol. I'm sure some of the mods would organize something like that, probably via the houses.
     
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  7. Clem Rocks

    Clem Rocks Scooby

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    Maybe move that link to the top of the page? i can't think of any reason someone would scroll far enough down the page to see that
     
  8. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

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    I'm not sure that's really needed. New members get a link to the rules via pm when they register.
     
  9. xaphania

    xaphania Spike/Buffy

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    I'd really like to see this one implemented :)
     
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  10. Buffy Summers

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    I'm still working on a way to do that.

    Not to put a damper on things, but if we could kind of keep the thread to new suggestions rather than commenting on what's been said before that would really help to keep things easier to find in here. :)

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    Honestly, that's just going to make it harder for me to weed through things and won't really help anything get done any quicker.

    I posted the list so people wouldn't repeat things already said...
     
    Tueuse de Vampires: but, to be fair, when we keep brining up the old ideas it shows which things on the lists are most important for the users
    xaphania: Sorry :) But wouldn't it be easy enough to just change the forum titles to "Buffy Season 5", "Angel Season 5" etc.?
  11. Buffy Summers

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    No - that would look odd on the main page.

    I put the link to the previous thread in the first post (Suggestion Box - Buffy-Boards) - another reason why I would prefer not to bring up past suggestions again is that I don't want to have to repeat everything that's been said in the last thread about them.

    Thanks :)
     
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    Is there any way we could customize the look of our User Control Panel like what After Dark offers?
     
  13. Buffy Summers

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    Sorry, but it was decided by the site staff not to offer that option.
     
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    Limiting signature size would be a good one to add to the list for when it becomes available. Is it something to do with Usergroups with the new upgrade that means it can't be enabled?

    For number 8) I dont really want forum titles excluded from new posts, they make it easier to see where its coming from

    In fact, im a little confused, is the 1-25 a list of 'things to be done' or just a list of things mentioned? Like, im not sure viewing Karma values would do much good either.
     
  15. Buffy Summers

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    It's a list of things that were already suggested in the last thread. And I would really prefer not to rehash them all in this one lol.

    Signature size IS limited. The limit is still 725 x 150 pixels, as it has always been. I removed the way I had coded signatures to not show more than 150 pixels because people were putting huge banners in their signatures and not caring that they went over, where it was supposed to be a tool for recognizing that you had gone over. The board still technically loaded the entire signature, just didn't display it all. Since people abused it, I took it off.
     
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    Avalith What's that do?

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    Now, I'm not entirely sure of what the process with skins are but...

    A Dr. Horrible skin would be great! : D

    We've got Tru Calling and Dollhouse ones already.
     
  18. Buffy Summers

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    Would it be possible to have the text on the different styles the same size? The new styles have normal-sized text, but with the older ones it's a lot smaller. Makes it hard to read if you have bad eyesight or if you're sleepy or something.

    I understand if it might be too much trouble, but I just wanted to ask. :)
     
  20. Faith

    Faith Bite Me! Staff Member

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    When you say text do you mean the text on the actually banners/buttons or elsewhere?

    I know what you mean about bad eyesight, and you can actually change your text size in your browser but that will change all your text sizes which may or may not be what you mean.