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RichF

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Supporting Member
TBH, I haven't paid any attention to it. I should, but I have so many things going on at once I sometimes miss stuff.
I like to reverse engineering system. Figure out how they work or not
 

jeffnles1

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Supporting Member
I thought I'd put in an announcements forum as a place where I can announce new features for the forum and such.

So, we'll start with this. You may have noticed that I've been doing a few little upgrades over the last few days. Some upgrades are for supporting members only, other upgrades are for everyone.

Everyone

1. There's now a topic search feature above the forum list and at the top of all the forums. Start typing and it will look for threads with your keywords in them.

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2. There's now a "Thread Starter" banner under the user name of the poster who starts a thread when they respond within that thread. It doesn't seem like much, but it's handy to know at a glance if the original poster is responding to your comment.

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Supporting Members

You have all the above plus...

A new "bump" feature that allows you to bump one of your threads once a day. I know that sometimes, especially in the presentations forums, a post can fall the the second page pretty quick. If that happens, you can bump your thread back to the top for another go. Please note that this is a bit of a test feature and may be removed if it's abused (although I'm not too worries, seems like a great group here).

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Second, you now have a "History" link when the Forums tab is active. This will give you a list of your recently viewed threads. It's handy if you want to refer back to a topic that you recently viewed and can't quite remember which topic it was.

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Thanks again everyone!

Steve

PS More to come :)
Thanks Steve.
Honestly the only 2 internet sites I visit daily are your forum and the nature group my wife and I administer. You run this forum in much the same spirit we run our FB group. No flame wars, friendly communication and banter and a genuine desire to discuss nature photography.

I can't speak for everyone here but I think many would agree we appreciate this forum and the effort you continue to put in to keeping it friendly and informative. Well done!

Jeff
 

Ron G

Member
Supporting Member
I ran a discussion forum from the mid-90s until a few years ago. It had close to 10,000 members. I can appreciate how much work this is and how little most people understand what's involved. I think you are doing a spectacular job and I can't thank you enough for providing a safe place to ask questions and get information. This is a very valuable community resource. Thanks again.
 

RichF

Well-known member
Supporting Member
I ran a discussion forum from the mid-90s until a few years ago. It had close to 10,000 members. I can appreciate how much work this is and how little most people understand what's involved. I think you are doing a spectacular job and I can't thank you enough for providing a safe place to ask questions and get information. This is a very valuable community resource. Thanks again.
Definitely a valuable resource. It has been very helpful for me
 

Steve

Admin
Staff member
Supporting Member
Thread starter
Thanks Steve.
Honestly the only 2 internet sites I visit daily are your forum and the nature group my wife and I administer. You run this forum in much the same spirit we run our FB group. No flame wars, friendly communication and banter and a genuine desire to discuss nature photography.

I can't speak for everyone here but I think many would agree we appreciate this forum and the effort you continue to put in to keeping it friendly and informative. Well done!

Jeff
I ran a discussion forum from the mid-90s until a few years ago. It had close to 10,000 members. I can appreciate how much work this is and how little most people understand what's involved. I think you are doing a spectacular job and I can't thank you enough for providing a safe place to ask questions and get information. This is a very valuable community resource. Thanks again.
Definitely a valuable resource. It has been very helpful for me
Thanks so much :) Also, thanks for being a supporting member - it helps defer the server costs.
 

Ron G

Member
Supporting Member
I don't know what you are paying, but I had an outstanding and reasonably inexpensive company for my server. If you are interested in learning more about them, shoot me an email. I'm not trying to push anything, I just want to help if I can.
 
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