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OC.NET BETA TEST
« on: April 01, 2008, 02:52:38 AM »
All,

I have a new version of the forum software running on http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/testforum

I'd really appreciate it if a few folks would mind logging in there and testing things out, see how it works, and offer feedback as appropriate.  I'd especially like to extend the invite to the moderator staff as well, as a number of new features will make our lives a bit easier.

Please put any feedback you may have on this thread.  Any postings that you create over there will NOT be carried over and will eventually be deleted.  However, feel free to experiment around and what not.

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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2008, 09:17:41 AM »
I just looked through it quickly, but I definitely like the digg feature.
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2008, 09:30:25 AM »
Looks nice!
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2008, 11:13:51 AM »
New graphics are nice but how does digg work on a forum?
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2008, 11:19:29 AM »
I'm not sure how I like the new post moderation manager.  Lemme play around with it some more and I'll get back to you on that.  Any chance we could rig up some posts from a poster on post moderation so we can mess around with those, as well?
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2008, 11:27:27 AM »
Yea, you can warn as many folks as you want.  It won't reflect back on their real profile.



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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2008, 12:19:15 PM »
Yea, you can warn as many folks as you want. 

You want it, you got it.
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2008, 01:18:11 PM »
I'll go over and make a new post for you to warn me.  ;D
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2008, 01:27:05 PM »
I'm more interested in the functionality aspects, speed aspects, and stability aspects as I'm contemplating upgrading this site.  I want to give everyone the adequate chance to test it out, because I don't want any unhappy campers.

So copious comments are appreciated.


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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2008, 04:27:32 PM »
I noticed this "penalty box" idea. Is that a new level between "muted" and "banned"? Or is it something entirely different?

As far as functionality goes, I did notice that the new site was a lot faster, but it could be because there are far fewer users right now.
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #10 on: April 05, 2008, 09:43:08 AM »
So...any other showstoppers?  I need to put upgrading the site on the roadmap.

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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #11 on: April 05, 2008, 08:35:25 PM »
Bookmarks don't work in BETA, yet.
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2008, 10:09:58 PM »
I like how the whole forum title bar (or whatever you call it) for each forum highlights as you run your cursor over it.
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #13 on: April 14, 2008, 04:53:52 PM »
Looks nice to me, and I didn't notice any major glitches.
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #14 on: April 17, 2008, 08:34:58 AM »
Color coding (Red) reflecting my new "Muted" status does not follow through on main forum page. Also, received my "Warning" for a "guest".

And cute that I get asked a question, cleveland, when I can't answer it being muted  :D

And are we going to play the 'reload the avatars' game again?
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #15 on: April 17, 2008, 12:06:53 PM »
Color coding (Red) reflecting my new "Muted" status does not follow through on main forum page. Also, received my "Warning" for a "guest".

And cute that I get asked a question, cleveland, when I can't answer it being muted  :D

I thought it was a nice touch!

And are we going to play the 'reload the avatars' game again? 

Goodness, I hope not!
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #16 on: April 17, 2008, 12:37:35 PM »
I thought it was a nice touch!

Goodness, I hope not!
oops...sorry; meant I got my email & PM notice of warning FROM a "guest". Seemed odd.

Yes, was nice touch; bet my wife would like to figure how to use that here at home.  :D
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Re: OC.NET BETA TEST
« Reply #17 on: April 17, 2008, 02:44:19 PM »
Yes, was nice touch; bet my wife would like to figure how to use that here at home.  :D

I'm sorry to have given her the idea...
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