LumberJocks

Who thinks the Forum format is good?

  • Advertise with us

« back to LumberJocks.com Site Feedback forum

Forum topic by TheDane posted 01-24-2014 10:52 PM 1967 views 0 times favorited 93 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View TheDane's profile

TheDane

4289 posts in 2606 days


01-24-2014 10:52 PM

Topic tags/keywords: annoying forum format

Honest to Pete … the forum page is all screwed up again!

Who thinks it is a good idea to expose the entire contents of the original post (unformated) so you have to scroll through blobs of text?

Yeah … it is not the end of the world and nobody has died, but it is annoying as h@ll.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"


93 replies so far

View 404 - Not Found's profile

404 - Not Found

2544 posts in 1913 days


#1 posted 01-24-2014 10:56 PM

I don’t think it is a ‘new format’. Nothing to get excited about, just some server error that will probably get fixed with a patch or a reboot. Servers are machines, machines need maintenance from time to time.

View Greg In Maryland's profile

Greg In Maryland

500 posts in 1941 days


#2 posted 01-24-2014 11:07 PM

Actually Jerry, someone has died over this.

JustJoe will be along in a minute to share the tragic and sad news.

Greg

View DrDirt's profile

DrDirt

3174 posts in 2686 days


#3 posted 01-24-2014 11:08 PM

Hope Renners is right…and this isn’t some pimply IT kid trying to “shake things up” at his new job.

-- "Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement." Ronald Reagan

View LoriF's profile

LoriF

119 posts in 820 days


#4 posted 01-24-2014 11:14 PM

JustJoe has left the building:-(

-- There's a crack in everything that’s how the light gets in - Leonard Cohen

View kdc68's profile

kdc68

2339 posts in 1220 days


#5 posted 01-24-2014 11:15 PM

I don’t like the format change or server error or whatever it is. The original (or error free) is better than this. The Daily Top 3, Daily Top 15, and zoom for project posts doesn’t work or is non-existent. I lot of people seem frustrated with it all and will probably result in member loss.

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

View ,'s profile

,

2387 posts in 2490 days


#6 posted 01-24-2014 11:50 PM

The format is making it more difficult to see how many posts have been made on a certain thread because at this time the right side advertisement banner is covering up that important information.

-- .

View b2rtch's profile

b2rtch

4505 posts in 1992 days


#7 posted 01-25-2014 12:12 AM

I do not mind the long format, in fact I like it better

-- Bert

View Rick M.'s profile

Rick M.

5310 posts in 1323 days


#8 posted 01-25-2014 12:24 AM

I think it is a good idea, I like it but I know some people don’t cope well with change.

-- http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

View JADobson's profile

JADobson

506 posts in 1054 days


#9 posted 01-25-2014 12:29 AM

I also do not like the new format. I wouldn’t think it would be too difficult to give us viewing options so those who like it this way can have it like this and those who like the old way can have it the old way.

-- James

View LeChuck's profile

LeChuck

419 posts in 2006 days


#10 posted 01-25-2014 12:30 AM

It’s not a “format”, or an “idea”, it’s not change, it’s a malfunction. It’s broken. The lack of top 15 (and the header still present on the page) is not change, it’s broken. Code doesn’t go bad or break suddenly. It’s not a car engine.

-- David - Tucson, AZ

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11772 posts in 2631 days


#11 posted 01-25-2014 12:35 AM

I thought something was wrong with my computer when the “zoom” feature was / is all messed up and all that text is annoying as Fudge. Endless scrolling just to get to the next possible review you might be interested in.
Hopefully it is just a temporary glitch !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View bandit571's profile

bandit571

9126 posts in 1627 days


#12 posted 01-25-2014 12:38 AM

I suppose you all sent a PM to the people who fixed this last time???

Not yet? Why not?

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

View oldnovice's profile

oldnovice

4037 posts in 2311 days


#13 posted 01-25-2014 01:05 AM

I think the ZOOM function is FUBARd again too!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

View TheDane's profile

TheDane

4289 posts in 2606 days


#14 posted 01-25-2014 01:15 AM

If I knew who ”… the people who fixed this last time …” were, I would have PM’d them already.

But since I don’t know who they are, I thought I would just post a message in ‘Site Feedback’ on the off chance that if they gave enough of a damn about their website they would check that forum once in awhile.

-- Gerry -- "I don't plan to ever really grow up ... I'm just going to learn how to act in public!"

View distrbd's profile

distrbd

1628 posts in 1390 days


#15 posted 01-25-2014 01:39 AM

Gerry I’m with you 100% on this ,don’t like it one bit and find it annoying but I bet it will be fixed faster this time .

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

showing 1 through 15 of 93 replies

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com