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The boards have been loading really slow recently for me.

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For issues deleting quotes on mobile... once the quote is in the reply window, if you reload the page and click down in reply, does it become deletable then?

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So, when I use the "Sort By" tab and try to list "topics I've Replied in" it only gives me the last 25, with no option to load the next 25 (page).

What am I doing wrong?

 

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6 minutes ago, Hov34 said:

So, when I use the "Sort By" tab and try to list "topics I've Replied in" it only gives me the last 25, with no option to load the next 25 (page).

What am I doing wrong?

 

 

Looks like a bug, doing it for me too.

But if I then edit the URL so it says page=2 instead of page=1 it'll bring up the second page and bring the numbering page numbering back.

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16 minutes ago, Greg Russell said:

 

Looks like a bug, doing it for me too.

But if I then edit the URL so it says page=2 instead of page=1 it'll bring up the second page and bring the numbering page numbering back.

Nope, it just gives me page two of the whole forum, not my "posted to"

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On 3/1/2016 at 8:31 PM, Mrs. Rannous said:

I still see no way to delete all those notifications.

Can you go to https://forums.footballguys.com/forum/notifications/options/ and make a pair of screenshots, or however many needed to show the whole page, and upload them somewhere where we can see them like http://postimage.org/ or and PM or post the links? 

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3 hours ago, DA RAIDERS said:

why do i have to keep signing in?

Guessing, but I think the time I used mobile, when I got back to desktop I had to sign in again, the only time I've had to.  Are you connecting from somewhere else?  If so maybe it's only allowing one connection and logging the other out?

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On 3/2/2016 at 6:13 PM, Hov34 said:

So, when I use the "Sort By" tab and try to list "topics I've Replied in" it only gives me the last 25, with no option to load the next 25 (page).

What am I doing wrong?

 

Submitted to Invision as a bug.

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Only the topics I've replied to since the upgrade come up under "topics I have replied in"

 

how owe does one search for older threads that responded in?

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4 minutes ago, Greg Russell said:

Guessing, but I think the time I used mobile, when I got back to desktop I had to sign in again, the only time I've had to.  Are you connecting from somewhere else?  If so maybe it's only allowing one connection and logging the other out?

Maybe. It has always made me log in on my phone. This is the first time it's making me sign in on my computer 

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Not sure if this is the right place to post this, but I found that I can remove pictures from FF (on Mac) in a right-click menu. Unfortunately it removes all of the pics, including the icons by peoples names. It does however allow you to look at the site without seeing unwanted images, like at work.

Screen Shot 2016-03-02 at 9.48.49 PM

After clicking reloading the page removes the pics. The same works for returning pictures.

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On 3/2/2016 at 0:41 AM, Greg Russell said:

Can you go to https://forums.footballguys.com/forum/notifications/options/ and make a pair of screenshots, or however many needed to show the whole page, and upload them somewhere where we can see them like http://postimage.org/ or and PM or post the links? 

I have no idea if I did this correctly, but here goes:

http://postimg.org/image/6syp1it0f/

http://postimg.org/image/f1m7wxwjf/

I'm not sure what that has to do with deleting previous notifications and messages.

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Maybe I'm misunderstanding.  So you're not getting new notifications any more, right?  PMs you can go to your inbox and tag the ones you want to delete and delete them.  I don't know if there is a way to delete old notifications. I don't imagine there is, not sure why they would need to be deleted once they are turned off and not coming in so you never need look at them again.

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Any idea how to successfully change your profile picture. I've managed to get past the file upload stage, but once I hit "save" I always get the "oopsy there was an error please contact support" message.

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3 hours ago, Gr00vus said:

Any idea how to successfully change your profile picture. I've managed to get past the file upload stage, but once I hit "save" I always get the "oopsy there was an error please contact support" message.

i like your avatar

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15 hours ago, Greg Russell said:

Maybe I'm misunderstanding.  So you're not getting new notifications any more, right?  PMs you can go to your inbox and tag the ones you want to delete and delete them.  I don't know if there is a way to delete old notifications. I don't imagine there is, not sure why they would need to be deleted once they are turned off and not coming in so you never need look at them again.

I can't delete messages, either.  I want to get messages;  but once the mailbox is full, how does that happen?  And if I decide I want to get the pesky notifications, how do I delete them?  Surely that's going to be an issue eventually.

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14 minutes ago, Mrs. Rannous said:

I can't delete messages, either.  I want to get messages;  but once the mailbox is full, how does that happen?  And if I decide I want to get the pesky notifications, how do I delete them?  Surely that's going to be an issue eventually.

 

16 hours ago, Greg Russell said:

Maybe I'm misunderstanding.  So you're not getting new notifications any more, right?  PMs you can go to your inbox and tag the ones you want to delete and delete them.  I don't know if there is a way to delete old notifications. I don't imagine there is, not sure why they would need to be deleted once they are turned off and not coming in so you never need look at them again.

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21 hours ago, grateful zed said:

i like your avatar

Thanks partner. I feel like I need to do a little Bowie recognition though. Frustrating that I can't get the image up that I want.

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2 hours ago, Gr00vus said:

Thanks partner. I feel like I need to do a little Bowie recognition though. Frustrating that I can't get the image up that I want.

Is it an unusual format?  Even if not I'd probably open it it Paint, save it again as some other file type like jpg, png or gif, and see if it works in the different format.

Also if it is a huge file, or a tiny image.  Though mine is a pretty small image it blew up to fit.

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1 hour ago, Greg Russell said:

Is it an unusual format?  Even if not I'd probably open it it Paint, save it again as some other file type like jpg, png or gif, and see if it works in the different format.

Also if it is a huge file, or a tiny image.  Though mine is a pretty small image it blew up to fit.

I tried .jpg, .png. and .gif. No luck. Image size isn't that big and it's less than a 100K file size.

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Just an observation but seems there are less posts on each page especially current page then before. Like the format but this....

 

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On 3/5/2016 at 5:38 PM, grateful zed said:

i had friends before the upgrade. :(

:no:  

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Something just changed overnight. Not sure what, but I have no formatting/style when viewing the FFA on my work computer. Still formatting on my mobile phone, but only after disconnecting from the work WiFi connection. So something changed. Perhaps my work blocked the style sheet source or something. Not sure if FBG changed the source to something on the existing blacklist, or my work just added it overnight. The boards are just plain text/html now. Yuck.

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Had some issues there for a few minutes with the format on my PC, but everything seems to be back to normal now

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OK, so maybe it wasn't just me.

 

Whatever formatting disappeared looks to be back now. Weird that it was unformatted on my work wifi but I had the style when I went off the mobile network.

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4 minutes ago, MattFancy said:

Had some issues there for a few minutes with the format on my PC, but everything seems to be back to normal now

Same.  Normal operations restored. 

 

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I'm just glad to hear that there are still other people who actually use **COMPUTERS**!  :)  

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Apparently developers doing some work on some of the other broken stuff that had been reported.  Avatar uploads, not sure what else.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

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1 hour ago, Aerial Assault said:

I'm just glad to hear that there are still other people who actually use **COMPUTERS**!  :)  

I hate trying to read stuff on my phone.

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7 minutes ago, Binky The Doormat said:

I hate trying to read stuff on my phone.

:thumbup: Using my phone - which is a Samsung S6, so it's not like it's some antique or anything - to do anything more than completely necessary web browsing (other than e-mail checking) while I'm away from my home or office is unthinkable to me.  And most of the time, "completely necessary" only means I need some legal research done on the spot.  I check the FFA when I'm at home or the office.  And because of my setup, I often prefer to do so via a (gasp) computer rather than my tab.

Glad everyone asked about that.  And now, back to the board upgrade and associated fun.  :oldunsure:     

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32 minutes ago, sports_fan said:

What did you do to my avatar?

:lmao:     Walking Boot's and John Bender's disappeared too.  Sorry GB - you're officially :missing:

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Any chance that the friends lists get re-established?

ETA:  Yes, we know it's some other company that controls the boards.  What kind of psycho thinks it's an improvement to rip friends from profiles?  WTF kind of company is that?

Some ####### at that company needs to be curb stomped.

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