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CaroLiza_fan

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This is a learning curve for all of us. Currently, XF uses BB code.

When I copy/pasted tables from results to a message, it was a mess. But when I copied them to Word and then copied from Word to the message block, they came up fine (see Nebelhorn starting orders).

Go this link about BB code and scroll down until you see info on tables. This should help!

If there is an old table that you can recall you made in VB, let me know and I'll see if I can hunt it down.

For the sake of continuity, I can give you the link to the original posting of the table that I was experimenting with (it's actually in the archives now):


From looking at the other Hall of Fame posts where I can access the coding, all the coding that used to be there for the colours and the merged cells got removed in the migration.

If you want, I can send you my original Word Document to let you see what it is supposed to look like (it actually contains all the tables in that thread).

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Not a question, but I used to mostly browse the forum through the "latest activity" interface but now that is spammed with people liking each other's post.

There is a workaround that surprisingly works(often something like this doesn't work). Just search for "*" and sort by date.

 

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Not a question, but I used to mostly browse the forum through the "latest activity" interface but now that is spammed with people liking each other's post.

There is a workaround that surprisingly works(often something like this doesn't work). Just search for "*" and sort by date.

Did you try using the "What's New" and "New Posts" tab?
 

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I wouldn't mind the "laughing" reaction being removed. It's used rather mean-spiritedly on FB, and I think I've already seen it be used that way here.

Also not sure if the mods told you about it yet, but since I just saw another post not in English: I'm pretty sure that this website tends to quote and post things after it's been processed by whatever browser translator is being used on the user-end. So my last interaction was about someone posting in French, but what was happening was that they had a translator active on their browser, so the website got the translated version of their post (which they'd written in English, but the translator turned it into French before it got posted). When they turned it off, they were able to post in English. I'm pretty sure this wouldn't have been the case in vB.
 
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I wouldn't mind the "laughing" reaction being removed. It's used rather mean-spiritedly on FB, and I think I've already seen it be used that way here.

Also not sure if the mods told you about it yet, but since I just saw another post not in English: I'm pretty sure that this website tends to quote and post things after it's been processed by whatever browser translator is being used on the user-end. So my last interaction was about someone posting in French, but what was happening was that they had a translator active on their browser, so the website got the translated version of their post (which they'd written in English, but the translator turned it into French before it got posted). When they turned it off, they were able to post in English. I'm pretty sure this wouldn't have been the case in vB.

I have been working with the poster in question. Yes, the translator worked in VB, but not here.
 

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Am I correct in assuming my 27,700 thumbs up are gone forever? :console:
 

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There was an ignore for threads too in the previous version of the forum. Is it still available?
 

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This is no longer available as was mentioned earlier in this thread. You can still ignore user(s). ;)
 

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Can anyone tell me what the 'Unapprove' below posts is for?
 

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In the Russian Ladies thread I have an unposted post(?) showing at the bottom of the page which is a copy of someone's post in that forum set up as if I was about to write a reply. I have no idea why it is there but I never intended to reply. Unfortunately, every time I open that forum it is defaulting to that page. I can't find a way to delete my "unintentional" post- there doesn't seem to be an icon to click that will do that. How can you delete an intended reply when you change your mind?
 

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In the Russian Ladies thread I have an unposted post(?) showing at the bottom of the page which is a copy of someone's post in that forum set up as if I was about to write a reply. I have no idea why it is there but I never intended to reply. Unfortunately, every time I open that forum it is defaulting to that page. I can't find a way to delete my "unintentional" post- there doesn't seem to be an icon to click that will do that. How can you delete an intended reply when you change your mind?

This happens to me as well sometimes. It just means at one time (could have been days!) a post was quoted (and meant to reply) so the system "saved" it for you. I find it annoying and when it happens and I just hit the backspace button until it disappears.

It seems many folks have this problem with this platform and are requesting (at Xenforo) a "Cancel" button next to the "Post Reply". I hope they will add it!

On a good note, there is a "Save" floppy icon in the upper right so you don't lose posts :) You can make them drafts!
 

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Ah, the exact thing described above happened to me today, and now I see why. I thought I'd multiquoted myself earlier by some mistake, and I intuitively erased the text by backspace which is my trusty stone age method whenever I don't know any better :biggrin:
However, in case a ridiculously long post gets inserted on its own (say, a fanfest OP...), and backspacing would be dismally long - is it actually possible to just post the whole thing (both the post you wanted to post, and the one you didn't), and then just click edit, and get rid of the unwanted part through highlighting and deleting it? I don't feel like testing this as it happens so randomly, but it would be a time saver if this worked.
 

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Is there a way to stop it auto-logging you out? It only does this on my phone's Chrome, but it logs me out any time I haven't been active for 60 minutes, and it's a royal pain in the butt.
 

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Not sure if this goes under here, but i get the "We value your privacy" pop-up every.single.time I go to a next page in the forum, change a thread or click somewhere new. I've accepted it like 10 times in the last few minutes, but it still keeps popping up.
 

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Not sure if this goes under here, but i get the "We value your privacy" pop-up every.single.time I go to a next page in the forum, change a thread or click somewhere new. I've accepted it like 10 times in the last few minutes, but it still keeps popping up.

Hi! Can you tell me what device and browser you are using?
 

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Ic3Rabbit said:
Is there a way to get back the "ignore thread" feature?
NanaPat said:
And ignore forum? I used to ignore games and now games posts are cluttering up my "new posts" pages. I have nothing against them, just am not interested.

Unfortunately, the "ignore thread/forum" feature is paid add-on. We have already implemented many add-ons since we crossed over and it's getting costly. Future ones may be considered, however, they will only be available for members with the Premium Bundle to help with costs.
 

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Unfortunately, the "ignore thread/forum" feature is paid add-on. We have already implemented many add-ons since we crossed over and it's getting costly. Future ones may be considered, however, they will only be available for members with the Premium Bundle to help with costs.
That's understandable - obviously I'm disappointed (and if we can get it later by paying, count me in!) but bottom line is bottom line.
 

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@gsk8 I think Anni234's problem with the privacy pop-ups is connected with the similar problem I had a few months ago.

After our conversation last October, I actually continued getting the "We value your privacy" pop-ups from Quantcast. But, since it didn't seem to be affecting anybody else, I decided to just put up with them rather than take up any more of your time pursuing it.

About a fortnight before the migration, the pop-ups stopped. And for about a week or so, the forum would just open normally without any privacy pop-ups. Then, about a week before the migration, I started getting actual Golden Skate branded pop-ups instead.

Not sure if this goes under here, but i get the "We value your privacy" pop-up every.single.time I go to a next page in the forum, change a thread or click somewhere new. I've accepted it like 10 times in the last few minutes, but it still keeps popping up.

I've been getting that as well, but not quite with the frequency you are.

With me, it only happens when you first open the GS Forum.

My normal routine is to open Firefox in private browsing, and then go to the forum Home Page. A pop-up immediately appears. I accept everything, and then sign in. I then open a selection of sub-fora in separate tabs. And the pop-up appears for EVERY tab. But after I accept everything in each tab, it doesn't pester me at all.

After the pop-ups are closed, a vertical blue "Privacy" tab appears on the right-hand side of the window. And if you click it, then you can make changes to what you selected. (This is a new thing - this didn't happen with the Quantcast pop-ups).

To be honest, it doesn't bother me. But, as I said, with me it only happens when you first open the forum. It doesn't happen for the rest of the time I am on the site. If it happened every time I changed the page like it seems to be doing for Anni234, it would drive me mad.

Hi! Can you tell me what device and browser you are using?

For me it is a Windows 10 PC with Firefox 81.0.1 (yes, I have got a new computer since last October).

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@gsk8 I think Anni234's problem with the privacy pop-ups is connected with the similar problem I had a few months ago.

After our conversation last October, I actually continued getting the "We value your privacy" pop-ups from Quantcast. But, since it didn't seem to be affecting anybody else, I decided to just put up with them rather than take up any more of your time pursuing it.

About a fortnight before the migration, the pop-ups stopped. And for about a week or so, the forum would just open normally without any privacy pop-ups. Then, about a week before the migration, I started getting actual Golden Skate branded pop-ups instead.

If folks are viewing the page in private, that would definitely cause the problem due to cookie issues. At the beginning,

About a fortnight before the migration, the pop-ups stopped. And for about a week or so, the forum would just open normally without any privacy pop-ups. Then, about a week before the migration, I started getting actual Golden Skate branded pop-ups instead.

This is because we were working on two different areas. We have a default "cookies/privacy" and we also had to add an extra one to meet the GDPR requirement for those who live outside the US.

If folks are using a VPN from another country, that could cause it too.
 

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Is there a way to stop it auto-logging you out? It only does this on my phone's Chrome, but it logs me out any time I haven't been active for 60 minutes, and it's a royal pain in the butt.

There is no "60 minute" rule - that just applied to showing you online to other users.

Make sure the URL on your browser is going to "https" - not "http" ;)
 

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If folks are viewing the page in private, that would definitely cause the problem due to cookie issues. At the beginning,



This is because we were working on two different areas. We have a default "cookies/privacy" and we also had to add an extra one to meet the GDPR requirement for those who live outside the US.

If folks are using a VPN from another country, that could cause it too.

Thanks for the explanation.

Don't worry, the pop-ups aren't causing any bother to me.

I just thought it would help you to work out what was happening with Anni if I added some information to the thread about my experience.

After all, we're all one big figure-skating-loving family, and want to help each other! :)

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