Thoughts on the new format for the site?

Discussion in 'Announcements and Support' started by Iceman, Jul 11, 2016.

What would you give the new look to the site?

  1. A- Love it

  2. B- Good, but still figuring it out

  3. C- It's ok and can be a little confusing

  4. D- Not the best, but I'll deal with it

  5. F- Any chance of getting the old one back???

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  1. Iceman

    Iceman Administrator Staff Member Contributor

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    We wanted to give the update a good few weeks to a month and let you all go through it and get comfortable with using the site. Would love to hear some feedback about what you like, dislike, confused on, see if we can add anything, etc..

    Sure seemed like the software upgrade went smoothly and a huge thanks to LWM for all the help with the questions.
     
  2. BigRedRage

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    Love it
     
  3. azmike74

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    I've warmed up to it and rated it Good.
     
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    dreamcastrocks Chopped Liver Moderator Contributor

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    I personally do not like it, but like a few of the features. I voted D.
     
  5. Linderbee

    Linderbee Let's GO, CARDINALS! Contributor

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  6. Linderbee

    Linderbee Let's GO, CARDINALS! Contributor

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    So, question regarding polls--is it possible to make them public (so you can see who voted what)? I see you can change your vote--is it also possible to lock it down so that people cannot change their votes? I don't want to create a poll just for testing's sake. If you don't know the answers, that's cool too.
     
  7. Kel Varnsen

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    I'm getting used to it. Some things are a bit hard to find, but I'll adjust.

    I would recommend two things, though.

    1. Shorten the width of the first column in the forums and expand the width of the last column (the "Latest" column) so that more of the "Latest" thread title is visible. There is a lot of blank space on the page that is not being used. The old look had the same issue.
    2. Change the icons that appear at the top of each post (B, I, U, etc.) so that the most useful ones appear. For example, I've never used the outdent button, but I use the Quote feature all the time. It would be nice to have the Quote tool on the toolbar itself instead of having to drop down through the plus sign icon to get to it. Maybe swap out the unused features for the popular ones.
     
  8. Iceman

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    Yep. I just adjusted both of those you stated. When you create the poll, it give you the option on whether or not you will allow someone to change their vote and also to been seen public or not
     
  9. Iceman

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    :lmao::lmao:
     
  10. Iceman

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    Interesting. I see what you mean. Gonna have to check with LWM (our tech guru) on that. I'll send those to him
     
  11. Kel Varnsen

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    Cool. :)

    Also, I really like the "Like" button. Good feature.

    I tend to hit the +Quote button instead of the Reply button, though. Not sure if other people do that, too.
     
  12. BigRedRage

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    The width of everything and wasted space has a lot to do with the size of your browsing window, as you charge the window size, it compresses differently

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  13. Bada0Bing

    Bada0Bing Don't Stop Believin'

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    I love that posts no longer turn "read" after 10 days. I'm usually several days behind and it's good to know I'm no longer missing posts on a couple of my favorite forums.

    Do you know how long it takes now for a post to automatically become "read"?
     
  14. Linderbee

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    ALL THE DAMNED TIME. If "Reply" could be changed to "Quote" and "+ Quote" could be changed to "Multi-Quote" (or even "Multi"), it would be infinitely better. Or, at the very very least, swap places with them if the names can't be changed.
     
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  15. Iceman

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    I honestly do the same thing with the "quote" button. Checking on if there is another feature like the multi-quote
     

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