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The Asylum and Newstand Are Still Mixed Up

Postby The Old Doctor » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:12 pm

When I went into the asylum while not logged in, it showed newstand threads as well.

That needs to be fixed.


On an aside, is it possible to have a greater number of subscribed threads then we can have now? I miss having the near endless number we could have at the old Rama.

Any chances of this Jude? :D
"Why are you pointing your screwdrivers like that? They're scientific instruments, not water pistols."
"Oh, the pointing again! They're screwdrivers! What are you going to do? Assemble a cabinet at them?"
"Are you capable of speaking without flapping your hands about?"
""Timey" what? "Timey wimey"?"

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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:22 pm

There's a limit on subscribed threads? Have you tried using bookmarks?

I'll see about changing the limit.

As for the other thing, anyone else wanna weigh in on whether it's good or bad?
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Postby BubbaKanoosh » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:24 pm

I am seeing all the threads from both forums in the Asylum now..

the newstand is normal..

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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:39 pm

BubbaKanoosh wrote:I am seeing all the threads from both forums in the Asylum now..

the newstand is normal..


Have you set the option in your profile to "No"?
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Postby The Old Doctor » Sun Aug 09, 2009 12:56 pm

Jude Terror wrote:There's a limit on subscribed threads? Have you tried using bookmarks?

I'll see about changing the limit.

As for the other thing, anyone else wanna weigh in on whether it's good or bad?


I've tried both and do the bookmark thing for the NuNuRama as I only go to the one thread there. :wink:

Thanks, I like it as I can access those threads quickly on any internet connection, hence my asking. :-D :wink:

I don't care for it. It makes things confusing and for finding certain or just easily seeing certain threads, it became more difficult. The only way I could see it working for myself, is if the forums were contrasted somehow as with fonts or even colours. Coloured fonts or coloured forum boxes or even a little line that said, "from the newstand...", that sort of thing.
"Why are you pointing your screwdrivers like that? They're scientific instruments, not water pistols."
"Oh, the pointing again! They're screwdrivers! What are you going to do? Assemble a cabinet at them?"
"Are you capable of speaking without flapping your hands about?"
""Timey" what? "Timey wimey"?"

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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:00 pm

Cat-Scratch wrote:I've tried both and do the bookmark thing for the NuNuRama as I only go to the one thread there. :wink:

Thanks, I like it as I can access those threads quickly on any internet connection, hence my asking. :-D :wink:

I don't care for it. It makes things confusing and for finding certain or just easily seeing certain threads, it became more difficult. The only way I could see it working for myself, is if the forums were contrasted somehow as with fonts or even colours. Coloured fonts or coloured forum boxes or even a little line that said, "from the newstand...", that sort of thing.


But it works if you turn it off though, right? You're only talking about when you're not logged in? What we have to decide is whether having the feature turned on for people who aren't logged in (the majority of whom are lurkers) will be a good or bad thing. I suppose, since the goal is to get more people to TALK comics, it doesn't really matter for lurkers to see the threads in the asylum. But let's hear some more opinions before we make a decision.
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Postby The Old Doctor » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:01 pm

Oh Jude, I just remembered... is there a way to select what e-mail we want under the e-mail button that shows in each post?
"Why are you pointing your screwdrivers like that? They're scientific instruments, not water pistols."
"Oh, the pointing again! They're screwdrivers! What are you going to do? Assemble a cabinet at them?"
"Are you capable of speaking without flapping your hands about?"
""Timey" what? "Timey wimey"?"

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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:03 pm

Cat-Scratch wrote:Oh Jude, I just remembered... is there a way to select what e-mail we want under the e-mail button that shows in each post?


Whichever one you use in your forum profile is the one that will show up there.
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Postby The Old Doctor » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:06 pm

Jude Terror wrote:But it works if you turn it off though, right? You're only talking about when you're not logged in? What we have to decide is whether having the feature turned on for people who aren't logged in (the majority of whom are lurkers) will be a good or bad thing. I suppose, since the goal is to get more people to TALK comics, it doesn't really matter for lurkers to see the threads in the asylum. But let's hear some more opinions before we make a decision.


Correct, I wasn't logged in and saw that. I've also set the option to "no" for when logged in.

I think it makes things more convoluted for them. There are a number who may only be interest in the one forum and not the other. A separate merged forum I think is better. But with that a contrast between the tow forums would be needed. I like this way more as it gives a choice for the lurkers and the members as to which forum they want to see or a combined one. At times a combined one could be more easier for them to go though.

I always go with giving folks options and flexibility. I think this is where NuNuRama continues to fail. That and the thing is so slow there. But I digress. :-D :wink:
"Why are you pointing your screwdrivers like that? They're scientific instruments, not water pistols."
"Oh, the pointing again! They're screwdrivers! What are you going to do? Assemble a cabinet at them?"
"Are you capable of speaking without flapping your hands about?"
""Timey" what? "Timey wimey"?"

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Postby The Old Doctor » Sun Aug 09, 2009 1:09 pm

Jude Terror wrote:Whichever one you use in your forum profile is the one that will show up there.


Ahh, the thing is, I use two now. One for the "lords" and one I've set up for everyone else. I found that the "lord" one is showing up under that button when I activated it.
I kind of prefer the other one.

It's just in a sense making it easier for people to decide to e-mail me, rather then go see the profile for the public one.

In other words, in case I've confused you, one e-mail is for private and for the staff to be able to use and the other is for everyone else. Just a preference that's kicked up for me after the past year's particular events.
"Why are you pointing your screwdrivers like that? They're scientific instruments, not water pistols."
"Oh, the pointing again! They're screwdrivers! What are you going to do? Assemble a cabinet at them?"
"Are you capable of speaking without flapping your hands about?"
""Timey" what? "Timey wimey"?"

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Postby fieldy snuts » Sun Aug 09, 2009 8:47 pm

BubbaKanoosh wrote:I am seeing all the threads from both forums in the Asylum now..

the newstand is normal..
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Jude Terror wrote:Have you set the option in your profile to "No"?
que?

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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Aug 09, 2009 9:14 pm

Vic Mackey wrote:que?


It's optional. Go to your profile, click on Forum Profile (the place where you change your sig), and find the option for "Show Comics Threads in the Asylum" and turn it to no.
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Postby fieldy snuts » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:15 pm

Jude Terror wrote:It's optional. Go to your profile, click on Forum Profile (the place where you change your sig), and find the option for "Show Comics Threads in the Asylum" and turn it to no.
fixed it. thanks for pointing me to the option.

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Postby S.F. Jude Terror » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:45 pm

Vic Mackey wrote:fixed it. thanks for pointing me to the option.
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