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Just reporting a general error upon accessing a forum. Worked fine after refresh.

 

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Also, I've noticed sometimes the reply box expands over and hides the submit button while using Chrome for Android.

The site was never designed for mobile use, so there will be issues with access via mobile devices until it is redesigned. (which I hope takes several decades past the end of my life)

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@Woah_G!: I get this problem too. I can usually fix it by tapping the website page (just any blank area on the screen that isn't Google Chrome's window), and it'll fix the sizing and what not so you'll get your 'submit' button back. Magic. :D

As for the error, no need for any worry over it. I think this shows up sometimes if there's a lot of users all on at once. But I might be wrong... Lord Sinister would know. X3 Just refresh and keep on browsing. :D

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Just reporting a general error upon accessing a forum. Worked fine after refresh.

 

046Xu5P.jpg

 

Also, I've noticed sometimes the reply box expands over and hides the submit button while using Chrome for Android.

On my phone I use the standard Samsung browser instead of Chrome.

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I personally use the Ghostery browser... Seems to work just fine for me. (then again, I'm also on an x86 version of Android instead of ARM, because my phone is awesome and has an Intel Atom processor)

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Just because I was interested in looking for something more recently updated, I found a phpBB theme that is a fairly close match to our current "twilightBB" style, but a bit more condensed. (no 1 inch wide borders on the sides of my screen with it)

 

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/style/hermes/demo/3.0

 

Just colorize it to match the current forum...

 

Might I also suggest other updates to the forum extension list, like these:

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/collapsible_forum_categories/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/topicpreview/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/items_per_page/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/individual_posts_per_page/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/breadcrumb_menu/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/lightbox/ (this would be a huge boon for those of us running under 1080p screens, or under 8k in some cases)

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/avatar_in_last_post/ (since we all seem to recognize each other based on our avatars instead of names)

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/fixed_footer_navbar/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/navbar_search/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/remove_subject_from_replies/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/quoted_image_as_thumbnail/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/phpbb_3.1_national_flags/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/postsmerging/

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/extension/nested_color_parser/

 

Just a thought... Not trying to force anything.

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No problem. ^_^ Happy to help!

And pro-tip, there's also a "Mark forums read" specifically for the forum game section as well. So if BTG has come along and absolutely hammered it with new posts and you're not bothered to go through all that snot, you can clear just that part. :D

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On the PC, the forum runs flawlessly, but is quite difficult to use on my mobile. Whenever I'm on here, there is a grey banner stating how they (Ross?) have to inform me about my consenting to cookies or something. This banner occupies a large portion of the screen, and clicking the " I understand" checkbox is supposed to make it go away. Tapping on it reloads the page, but the banner re-appears seconds later. As well, I am logged out every time I move around between topics. Are these known problems? How can I solve them?

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On the PC, the forum runs flawlessly, but is quite difficult to use on my mobile. Whenever I'm on here, there is a grey banner stating how they (Ross?) have to inform me about my consenting to cookies or something. This banner occupies a large portion of the screen, and clicking the " I understand" checkbox is supposed to make it go away. Tapping on it reloads the page, but the banner re-appears seconds later. As well, I am logged out every time I move around between topics. Are these known problems? How can I solve them?

Your mobile browser isn't storing the cookies, that's where your problem lies. If it did, it would remember that you had already clicked that banner.

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On the PC, the forum runs flawlessly, but is quite difficult to use on my mobile. Whenever I'm on here, there is a grey banner stating how they (Ross?) have to inform me about my consenting to cookies or something. This banner occupies a large portion of the screen, and clicking the " I understand" checkbox is supposed to make it go away. Tapping on it reloads the page, but the banner re-appears seconds later. As well, I am logged out every time I move around between topics. Are these known problems? How can I solve them?

Your mobile browser isn't storing the cookies, that's where your problem lies. If it did, it would remember that you had already clicked that banner.

Indeed. Sounds like it's not so much a problem with the forums as it is with Scampi's mobile browser. Try messing around with some settings and see if you have cookies disabled.

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Is the IRC still a thing? It doesn't seem to be working for me.

IRC is still very much alive in some communities (open source community and some gaming communities use it very actively), Accursed Farms IRC channel however seems to be quite dead every time I visit it.

 

AFAIK Ross is planning to redesign some aspects of website, right?

One of things that I would like o see is javascript / HML5 web client for IRC instead of current Flash-based one.

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I'm looking for forum settings like I'm used to seeing in other forums, things like posts per page, skin options, and in particular the setting for "Don't Show Signatures in threads".  I see that there are limits in place for signatures and I read that you can ignore a user's signature, but I prefer to turn them off entirely.
 

Ah!  I just noticed that when you click the "x" to ignore a user's signature, there's an option to "Hide All Signatures".

I thought it was strange that the "x" mouseover text read "Ignore Signature Preferences", but I haven't been able to FIND said "Signature Preferences".

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