Aryanun

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Well, this is... new. Will take some getting used to.

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"Oooooh, aaaahhhhhh"

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Just now, Aryanun said:

Well, this is... new. Will take some getting used to.

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And notifications too!

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Just now, Aryanun said:

Well, this is... new. Will take some getting used to.

Yup.  I will have to relearn all my reflexive actions.

 

Also, I keep getting a popup box about getting notifications every time I go to a new page.  And I'm not sure where to get the WISYWIG text input.

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Well now I'm gonna be hella creepy and non-stop watch what all of you are doing in the Activity stream...

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Oh, my signature is gone.

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Whooo....

Crazy...

This... this is gonna take some getting used to. But only a little.

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3 minutes ago, Aryanun said:

Well, this is... new. Will take some getting used to.

The default settings had circular avatars, different colors, and also instead of list format, a Grid presentation.

 

Like this:

option2.jpg

 

 

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Interesting.  I will need to figure the tweaks out.

Currently individual posts are wasting a lot of space, apparently due to the personal info.  Reaperbryan's is bad.  Sorry Bryan

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Shiny! Gonna take a little getting used to, but I think I like it. ^^;

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Okay, seeing if there is some simple way of getting WISYWIG.

Gee, Mom, what's this do?

Huh.  There are ways to insert code.  Most of the old emoticons are here.

Can you remove formatting? yes.

1 minute ago, Auberon said:

Interesting.  I will need to figure the tweaks out.

Currently individual posts are wasting a lot of space, apparently due to the personal info.  Reaperbryan's is bad.  Sorry Bryan

Mine is pretty bad too.

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2 minutes ago, Pingo said:

Yup.  I will have to relearn all my reflexive actions.

 

Also, I keep getting a popup box about getting notifications every time I go to a new page.  And I'm not sure where to get the WISYWIG text input.

There's a box at the bottom of the page... Same basic place as in the old layout. Click in there and it brings up the WYSIWYG editor.

Not thrilled with jumping 2 lines every time I hit enter. I'm picky about my spacing. 
Can get around it using shift+enter if it bothers you.

For sigs: I'm hoping it's just part of the functionality that hasn't finished migrating.

1 minute ago, Auberon said:

Interesting.  I will need to figure the tweaks out.

Currently individual posts are wasting a lot of space, apparently due to the personal info.  Reaperbryan's is bad.

Indeed. LOTS of wasted space, at least on the desktop version.

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Ooh, there is no longer a "Like" button on my own posts.  No more embarrassing self-liking accidents!

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3 minutes ago, Auberon said:

Interesting.  I will need to figure the tweaks out.

Currently individual posts are wasting a lot of space, apparently due to the personal info.  Reaperbryan's is bad.  Sorry Bryan

Easy enough to modify. I can make it shorter than this even, if I need to.

Just now, Pingo said:

Ooh, there is no longer a "Like" button on my own posts.  No more embarrassing self-liking accidents!

One of the new features included a "reputation" system, which included Reddit style up-voting/down-voting, and then members were ranked not only by post count but also by the sum of positive votes and negative votes their posts had garnered. 

We opted to stick to the old "likes" system, and not introduce that.

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