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Re: Portal
« Reply #50 on: 10:14, 10 October 16 »
Please Re Enable the Country that we are From.
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Re: Portal
« Reply #51 on: 11:04, 10 October 16 »
Ok guys, do try http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/irc.html . Still to decide how to implement it into the rest of the forum

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Re: Portal
« Reply #52 on: 11:06, 10 October 16 »
Flags reenabled :)

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Re: Portal
« Reply #53 on: 11:38, 10 October 16 »
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Re: Portal
« Reply #54 on: 12:00, 11 October 16 »
Managed to install the IRC applet to the Portal page! What do you guys thing? Could/should it replace the shoutbox if I put it at the top? (it's at the bottom now)

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Re: Portal
« Reply #55 on: 19:43, 11 October 16 »
Managed to install the IRC applet to the Portal page! What do you guys thing? Could/should it replace the shoutbox if I put it at the top? (it's at the bottom now)


Nice ! Don't know about the shoutbox... i'm just affraid it woild lack message memory which is convenient

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Re: Portal
« Reply #56 on: 19:49, 11 October 16 »
You mean, not replace the shoutbox?

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Re: Portal
« Reply #57 on: 19:54, 11 October 16 »
You mean, not replace the shoutbox?


Yeah, i'm mitigated on this. IRC is used by more people, so more potential conversation, but having message memory can also stimulate conversation. Unless we find a way to keep a bit of old messages in irc

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Re: Portal
« Reply #58 on: 20:37, 11 October 16 »
Ok guys, do try http://www.cpcwiki.eu/forum/irc.html . Still to decide how to implement it into the rest of the forum

Wow! This works much better than the last one!! I like it!!

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Re: Portal
« Reply #59 on: 09:53, 12 October 16 »

@remax : well, from the reactions so far it seems the IRC gets more votes I think... and besides, is history really useful?



@Edoz(MSX) : it's also on the portal, at the bottom.


Question: who is the mod of this IRC channel?

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Re: Portal
« Reply #60 on: 10:24, 12 October 16 »
@remax : well, from the reactions so far it seems the IRC gets more votes I think... and besides, is history really useful?

Actually if you log in with a standalone client (like Limechat), and enable logging, you can save all your chats in channels as well as private chats.

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Question: who is the mod of this IRC channel?


At present it appears to be de-opped.

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Re: Portal
« Reply #61 on: 11:52, 22 October 16 »
I miss the old "last responses by threat" (or the threats ordered by recent activity, don't know how you call it). The unread option at the top menu helps, but when I read a threat it disappears from the view. I was used to this for fast forum check.

A "Latest" option between Replies and Unread at the top menu would be great!!

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Re: Portal
« Reply #62 on: 14:19, 22 October 16 »
I miss the old "last responses by threat" (or the threats ordered by recent activity, don't know how you call it). The unread option at the top menu helps, but when I read a threat it disappears from the view. I was used to this for fast forum check.

A "Latest" option between Replies and Unread at the top menu would be great!!

Did we have a "responses by threat" thing?  :o :laugh:

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Re: Portal
« Reply #63 on: 17:55, 22 October 16 »
We don't need to sort by threat anymore, now that you-know-who is gone  :laugh:

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Re: Portal
« Reply #64 on: 14:44, 24 October 16 »
I loled :D


(but I didn't understand the initial comment..)

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Re: Portal
« Reply #65 on: 17:24, 28 October 16 »
It's been a while since I have been around and liking this new look :)

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Re: Portal
« Reply #66 on: 09:21, 29 October 16 »
Every time I see this topic my brief excitement that someone wrote a portal game for the CPC is stifled when I remember that isn't what it's about  ???

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Re: Portal
« Reply #67 on: 02:11, 05 November 16 »
<switches to a Trump like voice> The vote is rigged! Total Members Voted: 100  :o
Such a round number is a clear demonstration that the vote has been rigged by the forum authorities!
I demand a recount...  :laugh:
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Re: Portal
« Reply #68 on: 08:32, 08 November 16 »
<switches to a Trump like voice> The vote is rigged! Total Members Voted: 100  :o
Such a round number is a clear demonstration that the vote has been rigged by the forum authorities!
I demand a recount...  :laugh:


I suspect Trump is struggling to find the "%" key!  :laugh:
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Re: Portal
« Reply #69 on: 17:56, 08 November 16 »
And now it's 103!!1! It's over 100%!!! WHAT'S GOING ON!!!

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Re: Portal
« Reply #70 on: 15:13, 10 December 16 »
There is one thing i do not like with the current site. Let's say a new user comes to the main page (http://www.cpcwiki.eu/) browses the site and sees all the info. "Nice site" he thinks. I wander, is there a way to communicate with someone? Looks around, he sees several kinds of tabs, links, images, etc but no "communicate with someone" is obvious. Being somewhat older than 13 yrs (probably like the vast majority of users here :) ), he wears his glasses and after a couple of minutes searching through all info in the page, he manages to notice a link (written probably using a 6pt font size), saying "Discussion forum". "Wow" he thinks, "among all those info here, there is actually a discussion forum?", and clicks the link. After the new page loads, he sees another page with several info and links on it. A "recent posts", "who is online", "who is offline", "who is sleeping", "who is a bad boy, not eating his dinner", etc. So, after another couple of minutes searching, he finds a "Forum" link at the top, next to "Home". "Wow, i'm probably going blind" he thinks as he clicks on the link to be transferred to a familiar page.

Ok, i'm being more than a little theatrical here but most sites have somewhere in the main page a clearly visible "Forum" link which transfers the user directly to something like this. I'm an old user who visits pcpwiki sparsely though. I haven't kept a bookmark of the forum direct link and it took me about 3-4 minutes of searching around in order to actually find the main page of the forum!  :o :picard2:  I supposedly new about the structure of the site but most of the time i don't remember what i had for lunch, it seems normal to me not to remember how to go to the forum. Imagine how a new user would feel.

Anyway, cpcwiki is loaded with many useful info, it seems to me though that the 5 links in the upper left corner (Main page, Random page, etc) could be shown in a somewhat larger font and also a direct link forum could exist there (above "random page" for instance). I don't know how easy it would be, but IMO it would be helpful.
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Re: Portal
« Reply #71 on: 16:28, 13 December 16 »
Points well taken, and you are right.


For the Wiki itself and the links at the top left nothing can be done, that's hard-coded into the wiki platform itself. But I think they're prominent enough - I mean if you come to the wiki and are looking for something there's only a couple of places you'll look at: the search function and the sidebar.


As for the forum: the vast majority of new visitors come from links directly to forum topics, so landing upon the portal homepage and getting lost is a non-issue, but I see the usability problem. I'll try and find a way to make clearer how to proceed...

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Re: Portal
« Reply #72 on: 05:44, 28 February 17 »
@Gryzor
The CPCwiki/Forum is still playing up :-
as I Log in ( Intermittent) i have to wait 2-3 Minutes for the Page to Load, BUT If i open another tab and log into CPCwiki/  without the Forum it opens up OK ??


Next  in the past if i type in @Gryzor  i would get up a blue box with "Gryzor" In it that is not happening.


and some time as i log in using my pass word the "system" says not ready ??
and also if i reply to somebody and then attempt to send the message it Clags up (stops).


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Re: Portal
« Reply #73 on: 17:31, 28 February 17 »
This is a thread about the Portal so we're getting off-topic, but anyhow: the random waits have been discussed before and even though things are, I think, much better nowadays, I can acknowledge the issue is still not resolved.


The mention mod is a bit sensitive and sometimes will not offer username suggestions indeed under different combos (seems to work more reliably in full-reply pages rather than quick replies), but if you proceed to type the username after the '@' symbol, regardless of whether the system makes suggestions or not, the mention will work fine.


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Re: Portal
« Reply #74 on: 00:21, 01 March 17 »
@Gryzor


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