Forum Changes

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Forum Changes

Post by ERIC » Tue Jan 13, 2015 9:11 am

We recently upgraded our forum software and since that time have been experiencing an increase in spam registrations and postings. A new template has been installed and is currently being tested to see if the increase is possibly template related. Please be patient while we try to work through this issue.

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Re: Forum Changes

Post by RooPhillip » Tue Jan 13, 2015 1:56 pm

Thanks for all you do. This forum is a huge asset to many people, and it goes without saying we appreciate all the work you do. But I'll say it anyway! :)

Looks great so far. :thumbsup:

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Re: Forum Changes

Post by ERIC » Tue Jan 13, 2015 2:04 pm

Thanks, Roo. Since having kids (and admittedly even a little before that) I've personally not been doing enough to keep things up. We're fortunate to have an excellent Admin/Mod team who have been doing a great job of keeping things tidy in the forums and who even managed to develop an awesome tool in the High Sierra Map.

We're working on developing a new front end to the site and my goal is to have that up and running by summer.

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Re: Forum Changes

Post by markskor » Tue Jan 13, 2015 2:33 pm

Nice update Boss!

I do miss the old "pine green" background though...too much white?
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Re: Forum Changes

Post by maverick » Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:18 pm

I like the update too, but do agree, it's a bit bright.
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Re: Forum Changes

Post by Brien » Tue Jan 13, 2015 3:47 pm

Looks good and it still works with Tapatalk. Thanks!

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Re: Forum Changes

Post by ERIC » Tue Jan 13, 2015 4:48 pm

Colors will change. As I said in the OP, this is just a temporary solution for the purposes of testing whether or not our old theme was to blame for increased spam.
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Re: Forum Changes

Post by k9mark » Tue Jan 13, 2015 10:59 pm

I like it, its fresh and clean.
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Re: Forum Changes

Post by balzaccom » Wed Jan 14, 2015 11:36 am

I am amazed that you were able to do this with so few glitches. Big props to you for doing so!
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Re: Forum Changes

Post by Hikin Mike » Wed Jan 14, 2015 7:57 pm

balzaccom wrote:I am amazed that you were able to do this with so few glitches. Big props to you for doing so!
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