Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

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Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by JeffM » Mon Jan 18, 2010 2:34 am

We will be doing some upgrade work on the forum software tonight (US) so there may be some small outages as things are moved around.

We will be upgrading the version of phpbb and installing some new anti-spam features. We will also be changing the theme and images of the forum to match the main website better.

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by JeffM » Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:27 am

The upgrade is complete. The server is still rather slow. We have some leads on what may be causing it and will be working to get it back to normal speeds as soon as we can.

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by JeffM » Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:41 am

Please also note that quick reply is currently disabled. It will be re-enabled when we are able to swap it over to the new native phpbb version.

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by blast » Mon Jan 18, 2010 8:44 pm

Quick reply is now shown by default. (joevano had already turned on the QR feature earlier today)
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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by ahs3 » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:20 pm

Good Job, Looks great.

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by Bambino » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:42 pm

Any new features that we should know about?

Really nice work. I like the user ranks :)
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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by Cruel dog » Mon Jan 18, 2010 11:50 pm

Good job guys, the theme, the rank icons, everything looks even nicer than before!
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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by blast » Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:27 am

Any "new features" would be whatever the phpBB devs provided. We were on 3.0.4 and upgraded to 3.0.6. We are also using their built-in quick-reply feature (which was added in 3.0.6). It has less features than the mod we used to use (Evil Quick Reply), but it's less work to upgrade to a new version of phpBB now.

However, there are some users having issues authenticating in-game. They will have a minus sign by their name. The solution to this problem is to have them log into the forum one time. After that, they should be able to log into the game.
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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by Gamma » Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:36 am

Nice job :) most def looks way better that the old forums ;)
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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by Saturos » Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:44 pm

I like the ranks, especially mine. Thank you very much. :)

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by DethMaster » Tue Jan 19, 2010 7:11 pm

REally Cool! looks good...

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by Sniper752 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 7:21 pm

I love it!!!!
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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by slime » Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:40 am

I am VERY impressed with the new look. Fits well on my screen, looks very clean.

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Re: Fourm Upgrade 1/17/2010

Post by dexter » Fri Jan 22, 2010 12:29 pm

slime wrote:I am VERY impressed with the new look. Fits well on my screen, looks very clean.
Yupp. I'm also VERY impressed!

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