I see what you mean. But then again, knowing the total number of posts of someone and it being displayed hundreds of times in a topic, what’s the benefit?
Well, the benefit was i saw how everybody is doing. It gives me certain and instant (!) insight into one’s posting history in a whole. Also, there’s a lot of members, who don’t show that often, or i don’t know them, so this total post number gives me instantly some info.
Another thing - i would like to see, who is online, or at least who was (15 or so minutes) like it could be seen at the bottom of the old version. I know, i already said that, so i’m repeating myself and it seems like a bagatelle, but i think it’s quite important little thing. It’s like when you visit a pub, you see who is with you around the table - it just gives you a feeling of friends being present.
But as i said, i like the new look of the forum - although it would be good idea to have some light-brown colour as a background.
I agree with that. The closest thing I can offer at the moment is http://forum.spaghetti-western.net/users?period=daily
But I will monitor the discourse.org development to see if they’ll add some more interactive functionality.
You can zoom in. I occasionally do, when sites use a letter type that is too small for my eyes.
Zoomed to 150% the forum texts fill the screen nicely
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I’ve got to say, I’m absolutely loving the “Suggested Topics” section at the bottom of the threads. I never really looked beyond the first page of each forum under the old system but now I’ve found loads of funky threads that just happened to die back in 2009, 2010 et cetera. I’ve definitely got to pull some of them back out into the sunlight. There have been a few… well, let’s call them “characters” on here down the years as well, haven’t there?
Looks like Twitter or Facebook…
Not my Style…
Seb, can we get rid of this useless “20 characters as minimum” shit for writing a post? That really sucks …
It does, it does, it does, it does
I support Stanton’s request.
The ironic thing of course is that these last two posts are exactly the reason why that limit exists. You should just have pressed the Like-button on Stanton’s post
But I don’t like all this liking. And even if I would like the likeabilitys I like to write sometimes a post with only one short but effective word.
This is true but naturally it is not always a matter of approval or disapproval of the content of a post, the Guess a movie screenshot thread is a good example.
That is precisely the reason for the minimum’s existence
Ah well but I think the like-feature is here to stay whether you like it or not Just thought it funny that the two posts supporting your claim in actuality illustrated why that claim shouldn’t be met
That said I have fallen in the same trap when posting something that I had to expand and couldn’t be solved with a like. The guess a screenshot thread is a good example of a thread where the rule doesn’t make sense for example.
Either way its Sebastians decision.
You can keep the like feature, no problem for me, but the 20 lille fuckers device is nevertheless annoying.
Just like Jonathan said …
Ok so where is the line then? 18, 16, 15? Make suggestion
I don’t see any reason for any limitation. If one wants to answer with one word, he should be able to do this without adding senseless other words to get over the character limit.
So you don’t want a smiley only reply then make it a short word limit, 4 or 5 characters?
Why not a smiley-only reply? If one want to answer that way, don’t hinder him.