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I use mozilla Firefox on a 1920x1080 screen and the forums span my entire screen. That's not really a bug, and fortunately most people don't make lines 20 inches long, but it's kind of annoying to have to read such a long way from left to right... Is there any way you could make give the forums a fixed, say 1024 pixels broad at most?

 

What!? I hate it when forums squash everything in to the middle of my screen, I love the fact that the forum scales for the size of my monitor!

*plugs laptop into 72inch tv*

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Won't adding the ability to use HTML in posts be abused horribly?

Now that you mention it, yes, it is a risk factor.

 

Haven't ever had any issues with allowing HTML code on any of the forums I've run/moderated/been a member of...

 

I use mozilla Firefox on a 1920x1080 screen and the forums span my entire screen. That's not really a bug, and fortunately most people don't make lines 20 inches long, but it's kind of annoying to have to read such a long way from left to right... Is there any way you could make give the forums a fixed, say 1024 pixels broad at most? Thanks a lot for your hard work on the forums by the way, it is appreciated : )

That's more of an aesthetic thing and it's a matter of taste. I doubt most people are as bothered by it.

 

I'm running on a 1366 x 768 screen, and when someone posts a pic that's too wide, it's really annoying to have to scroll side to side just to read the posts...

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Won't adding the ability to use HTML in posts be abused horribly?

Now that you mention it, yes, it is a risk factor.

 

Haven't ever had any issues with allowing HTML code on any of the forums I've run/moderated/been a member of...

 

I use mozilla Firefox on a 1920x1080 screen and the forums span my entire screen. That's not really a bug, and fortunately most people don't make lines 20 inches long, but it's kind of annoying to have to read such a long way from left to right... Is there any way you could make give the forums a fixed, say 1024 pixels broad at most? Thanks a lot for your hard work on the forums by the way, it is appreciated : )

That's more of an aesthetic thing and it's a matter of taste. I doubt most people are as bothered by it.

 

I'm running on a 1366 x 768 screen, and when someone posts a pic that's too wide, it's really annoying to have to scroll side to side just to read the posts...

 

I second this. very large pictures should be auto resized and viewed at full size by clicking on them

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What about breadcrumbs at the bottom of each page?

 

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You should probably also deal with those spam registrations. Change the CAPTCHA to Q&A and add a few non-specific questions. But make sure the answers aren't google-able, as most bots can use Google nowadays.

 

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What about making links open in a new tab?

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Q&A is the way to go, or trick math problems. As soon as we put this up on the other forum I visit the spam flood stopped completely.

Examples:

"What is eight times five, if eight is actually three in a disguise?"

"Freeman's X; replace X with the right word."

 

By the way, I'd still love an option to increase number of posts per page. . .

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Is there any way you can move the edit button away from the quote button? I often find myself editing other people's posts by accident.

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Can we create groups in the future? like the "Mike's fan club"or some thing like that

 

I like it. It's a good idea, but maybe later, right

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Q&A is the way to go, or trick math problems. As soon as we put this up on the other forum I visit the spam flood stopped completely.

I found this too was the case on a forum I run.

Examples:

"What is eight times five, if eight is actually three in a disguise?"

"Freeman's X; replace X with the right word."

But you have to make sure it's not too cryptic, for example if English isn't one's mother tongue they may have some trouble understanding a question which is too complicated. But I do love that maths one.

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Not sure if this has been suggested yet, but possibly allowing file sizes of 30kb up from 16kb for avatars? I had to get creative in photoshop just to knock the files size down the like .03 under the limit for my current. :x

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Not sure if this has been suggested yet, but possibly allowing file sizes of 30kb up from 16kb for avatars? I had to get creative in photoshop just to knock the files size down the like .03 under the limit for my current. :x

I uploaded mine in gif format. The file was not even 7 kb with Local Selective colours.

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Not sure if this has been suggested yet, but possibly allowing file sizes of 30kb up from 16kb for avatars? I had to get creative in photoshop just to knock the files size down the like .03 under the limit for my current. :x

I uploaded mine in gif format. The file was not even 7 kb with Local Selective colours.

Yup, mine too... 3.17K here.

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Not sure if this has been suggested yet, but possibly allowing file sizes of 30kb up from 16kb for avatars? I had to get creative in photoshop just to knock the files size down the like .03 under the limit for my current. :x

I uploaded mine in gif format. The file was not even 7 kb with Local Selective colours.

Yup, mine too... 3.17K here.

 

Well, guess I'll convert it over to a gif so I can have it in the full 100x100. Cuz I had to freaking lower jpeg quality to like half and knock the size down to 64x64.

 

Still would be nice to have a max quality 100x100 jpeg but meh, aesthetics.

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Still would be nice to have a max quality 100x100 jpeg but meh, aesthetics.

I doubt anyone notices with a 100x100 image. I sure don't.

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