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Scotsman
02-14-2009, 02:38 PM
Alright so with some time on my hands today, I decided to do the much needed work on the forums. There's been a lot of changes.

- Upgrade of the core software.

- Design had to be rebuilt from scratch. That means there will be little cosmetic issues all over the forum I expect, as I didn't do it all exactly the way it was. Maybe some big issues too - fuck knows. Anyway - anything that needs changed just post in this thread.

- The logo is gone, and I will be paying my graphics guy to do a new one this week.

- Pantaloonies are now here. For the next couple of days feel free to fuck around with these, while I work with manbooba on determining the best distribution in regard to these. Depending on how it is, I may end up resetting these I will see. You can use them in the casino, in the arcade, in the bookie. There's a whole bunch of shit involved with these and I will sit down at some point over the next few days and figure it all out.

- Arcade needs to be added to nav bar at top(nav bar needs to be customized actually). For now you can access it at http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/arcade.php

- The Arcade high scores have all been erased. All existing games were removed for now, and I added 6 new ones. I'll be adding more games soon.

- Lots of SEO stuff done - the most important one being thread URLs. Now they have keywords and all that in them.

Tons of stuff overall done and I can't be bothered listing it all - I am sure stuff isnt working or is broken - you guys are all the guinea pigs. Any problems big or small in related to the forums please post in this thread. I'm done for the day most likely, but will get to it all tomorrow.

Any tweaks, suggestions etc is appreciated. It's your forum, and I want to make sure it's easy as hell for all you guys to use. Sorry about the downtime.

Big Jim
02-14-2009, 02:53 PM
Just cause I'm feeling nice:

Scots. Thanks for this. Great work and it's appreciated.

Taff
02-14-2009, 03:15 PM
10 grand for a week in the arcade seems a bit harsh

Shaolin
02-14-2009, 03:16 PM
Get rid of that v-cash shite at the bottom of every post.

Sir John Fashanu
02-14-2009, 03:21 PM
My quick reply box is a lot wider than the forum tables above. Is it like that for everybody. Still it's great compared to facebook AIDS, well dunn thanks.

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 03:23 PM
Yeah that's a width issue. I used to have the forum width set up at like 75% of your window, but I want to change it to a fixed width so that the new logo can hopefully stretch all across the top of the forums. It's easily fixable I'll do that soon.

Ormie
02-14-2009, 03:40 PM
Can the fixed width be a lot wider than it is now?

Shaolin
02-14-2009, 04:00 PM
The banter thread is broke.

Taff
02-14-2009, 04:03 PM
Can you raise how much we can put in the bank?

Shaft
02-14-2009, 05:04 PM
Minor issue: I had to change my "Number of Posts to Show Per Page" setting back to the forum default since showing 40 posts per page wouldn't allow me to see all the posts in a thread. For example, I couldn't see any posts past Jan 30 in the F1 thread.

EDIT: Ok, apparently not so much. I still can't see new posts in the F1 thread, or the XBox megathread and I assume other threads that I haven't checked yet.

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 05:22 PM
Can the fixed width be a lot wider than it is now?

How is it now?

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 06:10 PM
Minor issue: I had to change my "Number of Posts to Show Per Page" setting back to the forum default since showing 40 posts per page wouldn't allow me to see all the posts in a thread. For example, I couldn't see any posts past Jan 30 in the F1 thread.

EDIT: Ok, apparently not so much. I still can't see new posts in the F1 thread, or the XBox megathread and I assume other threads that I haven't checked yet.

Can you check it now? I ran a cron job in the background to rebuild the indexes from scratch.

Shaolin
02-14-2009, 06:20 PM
http://i236.photobucket.com/albums/ff287/cheekbone39/gayestshitiveeverseen.jpg

I don't know if this is a new development (the highlighted area) or I've only just noticed it, but this is annoying and needs to be removed. makes me think the board is glitchy.

Boner
02-14-2009, 07:32 PM
Yea I want all Hole posts removed too.

Mousehole
02-14-2009, 07:32 PM
I was waiting for someone to make the joke

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 08:11 PM
I don't know if this is a new development (the highlighted area) or I've only just noticed it, but this is annoying and needs to be removed. makes me think the board is glitchy.

Fixed.

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 08:12 PM
Okay every issue brought up so far has been fixed. Keep em coming.

Mousehole
02-14-2009, 08:14 PM
Cheekbone's picture breaks the table. Is that just him?

GT
02-14-2009, 08:28 PM
Needs a 'mark forums read' button in the top navigation bar.

Boner
02-14-2009, 08:32 PM
Yes.

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 08:40 PM
New Feature Added: Under your username now, you have a "status" much like Facebook, which you can edit to your hearts content!

Ormie
02-14-2009, 08:41 PM
Can the fixed width be a lot wider than it is now?

How is it now?

Better, but I still have like 3 inches of blank space on each side. I think it was a bit wider on the old version right?

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 08:48 PM
Cheekbone's picture breaks the table. Is that just him?

Yeah although I should see about an image resizer script again. I'll look into that.


Needs a 'mark forums read' button in the top navigation bar.

Done.



Better, but I still have like 3 inches of blank space on each side. I think it was a bit wider on the old version right?

Maybe slightly, yeah. What resolution are you using and I'll play around.

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 08:55 PM
I've switched the user profile postbit from vertical to horizontal. I know everyone will hate it at first, but I'm going to keep it this way for 24 hours and get some feedback then and see.

Ormie
02-14-2009, 09:00 PM
Maybe slightly, yeah. What resolution are you using and I'll play around.

1680x1050 which isn't what most people use I'm certain. What min resolution are you setting it up for- 1024x768, 1280x1024?

Scotsman
02-14-2009, 09:03 PM
1024x768 most likely.

Yours is widescreen right, which would deffo make you see it wider unfortunately. I'm on 1600x1200 and it looks good. Theres a fix for you I think let me figure out what it is.

GT
02-14-2009, 09:28 PM
I've switched the user profile postbit from vertical to horizontal. I know everyone will hate it at first, but I'm going to keep it this way for 24 hours and get some feedback then and see.
I can get used to it. Let it ride for a few days.

Skooch
02-15-2009, 12:00 AM
I actually prefer this version.

juices_world
02-15-2009, 12:00 AM
Forums are too wide. Not by much, but it does cause a side scroll of like one tick.


I've switched the user profile postbit from vertical to horizontal. I know everyone will hate it at first, but I'm going to keep it this way for 24 hours and get some feedback then and see.

Hate it.

juices_world
02-15-2009, 12:06 AM
Needs Top Posters in the quick links.

Skooch
02-15-2009, 12:07 AM
Forums are too wide. Not by much, but it does cause a side scroll of like one tick.


I've switched the user profile postbit from vertical to horizontal. I know everyone will hate it at first, but I'm going to keep it this way for 24 hours and get some feedback then and see.

Hate it.

Oh you.

Ormie
02-15-2009, 02:21 AM
Forums are too wide. Not by much, but it does cause a side scroll of like one tick.

Upgrade your shit- I'm so rich I've got like 3 inches of space on each side.

PeteMossMossMoss
02-15-2009, 03:56 AM
I find the forums quite attractive now... too bad Valentine's Day was yesterday or I may have bought them some chocolates and wine.

Stixx
02-15-2009, 05:10 AM
It's never too late.

Stixx
02-15-2009, 05:25 AM
It'd be nice to be able to edit posts that were made more than five seconds ago. For some reason, Prince of Space in my MST3k thread is fucked up but I can't fix it.

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 07:17 AM
Forums are too wide. Not by much, but it does cause a side scroll of like one tick.


What size monitor / resolution you using?


Needs Top Posters in the quick links.



It'd be nice to be able to edit posts that were made more than five seconds ago. For some reason, Prince of Space in my MST3k thread is fucked up but I can't fix it.

You have 3 minutes I believe to edit a post. There was a reason for this but I can't remember.


Needs Top Posters in the quick links.

It's under the "Community" drop down menu.

juices_world
02-15-2009, 07:20 AM
What size monitor / resolution you using?



19 in

1024x768

Mousehole
02-15-2009, 07:20 AM
It'd be nice to be able to edit posts that were made more than five seconds ago. For some reason, Prince of Space in my MST3k thread is fucked up but I can't fix it.

You have 3 minutes I believe to edit a post. There was a reason for this but I can't remember.

Crumbley's suicide note.

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 07:23 AM
Crumbley's suicide note.

That was first thing I thought of - but I could've set it at like an hour or something like that. Instead I set it for 3 minutes. I can probably update it to like 10 or 15.

Mousehole
02-15-2009, 07:24 AM
Or not put a time limit on at all?

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 07:35 AM
Or not put a time limit on at all?

Crumbley rule.

Oh I remember now - Osiris went in the huff once and went back in some threads and edited out all his posts.

Mousehole
02-15-2009, 07:36 AM
Yeah but Osiris does loads of twatty stuff that you've ignored. You can let this one go.

Taff
02-15-2009, 10:06 AM
Vbookie can be pretty easily abused

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 10:11 AM
Yes just posted in the thread you created about that.

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 10:37 AM
Forums are too wide. Not by much, but it does cause a side scroll of like one tick.


Is it fine now?

juices_world
02-15-2009, 10:39 AM
Yes, kthz.

Kendergardener
02-15-2009, 11:04 AM
Forums are too wide. Not by much, but it does cause a side scroll of like one tick.


Is it fine now?

Not for me. Is there any way that the margins can be customized for each poster?

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 11:08 AM
What resolution are you on, and what size monitor? And how bad is it?

Scotsman
02-15-2009, 11:11 AM
BTW if you hit CTRL and the minus key(-) at the same time it'll make the forums smaller and should fit fine. Can make them bigger too Ormie with CTRL and the + sign. Or be balla, hold CTRL and scroll your mouse.

Stixx
02-15-2009, 11:37 AM
Or not put a time limit on at all?

Crumbley rule.

Oh I remember now - Osiris went in the huff once and went back in some threads and edited out all his posts.


The link worked fine for several days... then for some reason after the tinkering with the board started it's messed up now. Surely there has to be some sort of middle ground.

Boner
02-15-2009, 12:51 PM
You should have an hour to edit your posts, that's what it was before the upgrade.

slaptastic78
02-15-2009, 01:56 PM
Could you give a weeks trial to NO IGNORE LISTS plz.

Shaolin
02-15-2009, 02:11 PM
Fuck that shite. I like not reading Taff posts.

Mousehole
02-15-2009, 02:12 PM
Could you give a weeks trial to NO IGNORE LISTS plz.

I WANT THIS TO HAPPEN

Kendergardener
02-15-2009, 03:56 PM
BTW if you hit CTRL and the minus key(-) at the same time it'll make the forums smaller and should fit fine. Can make them bigger too Ormie with CTRL and the + sign. Or be balla, hold CTRL and scroll your mouse.

I did that as soon as I had problems with it. I just prefer the text to be larger. My screen is 14.1 inches (laptop) and my resolution is 1400 by 1050.

Other than this the upgrade seems pretty smooth. I'm glad to see zanybucks getting off the ground. Good work, Scots.

Taff
02-15-2009, 08:51 PM
We cant ignore threads. As a result any threads we have on ignore we now cant unignore.

slaptastic78
02-16-2009, 05:34 PM
Could you give a weeks trial to NO IGNORE LISTS plz.

C'MOOON. SO no-one can ignore anyone, it will bring more conversation.

Kendergardener
02-16-2009, 05:56 PM
So, anyway to increase the margins?

Guapo77
02-16-2009, 07:36 PM
I do agree with slappy, I think ignore lists hurt conversations

Mousehole
02-16-2009, 07:46 PM
Seems odd that on this message board we have a mechanism that protects people's feelings.

Ormie
02-16-2009, 08:39 PM
REVIEW WCW DANGER ZONE needs a Top Gun background.

Skooch
02-16-2009, 09:18 PM
Could you give a weeks trial to NO IGNORE LISTS plz.

C'MOOON. SO no-one can ignore anyone, it will bring more conversation.

Why does everyone want me to freak out so much?

Skooch
02-16-2009, 11:41 PM
Is LiveTopic still working? I left the WWE Thread open for 15 minutes, didn't see a post, went to the Entertainment Forum and there was a new post in the WWE Thread from YRD.

Boner
02-16-2009, 11:44 PM
Topics are only live for 500 seconds, or 8 1/3 minutes, after they've been posted in.

Skooch
02-16-2009, 11:49 PM
Oh, I thought they still showed up automatically. Never mind then.

Boner
02-16-2009, 11:56 PM
It was like that from day one.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 07:35 AM
Is LiveTopic still working? I left the WWE Thread open for 15 minutes, didn't see a post, went to the Entertainment Forum and there was a new post in the WWE Thread from YRD.

Actually it may not be, as there may be a conflict with the XBox Live Leaderboard.

Taff
02-17-2009, 08:15 AM
Perhaps we could start manually inputting our gamer points instead?

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 08:21 AM
Only a complete loser would do that!

viceroy
02-17-2009, 08:47 AM
Keep ignore lists but:

1. Make some mechanism so somewhere on each post (header, sig, etc.) it lists their ignore list, so people can't just talk about doing it without really doing it.

2. Make some mechanism so that if a user tries to post the name of someone they're ignoring (you'll need someone to input various real names and nicknames that tie to each user), it rejects the post. If someone is "ignoring" a user, they have to really ignore them.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 08:54 AM
MECHANISM.

viceroy
02-17-2009, 08:58 AM
:(

Mousehole
02-17-2009, 09:03 AM
public lists would be fun

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 09:07 AM
I demand a public list and we have to call it a PUBLIC LIST MECHANISM

Hun
02-17-2009, 09:17 AM
PUBLIC LIST! PUBLIC LIST!

Osiris
02-17-2009, 09:21 AM
So far, the boards are to wide and I'm constantly having to scroll back and forth. And that control minus does nothing.

And I don't care for the top profileness. Seems like a poor use of space.

NippleAppleCrap
02-17-2009, 09:27 AM
But you like the AIDS format better than the last one.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 09:37 AM
I'll give you that.

And a pager.

GT
02-17-2009, 09:42 AM
public lists would be fun
I'd have no problem making my list public. I'd probably want the option of total ignoring (no 'this post is ignored' post) in return though.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 09:43 AM
Apparently Gerry thinks Scots is Monty Hall.

GT
02-17-2009, 09:51 AM
Anyone that is into betting is into wheelin' and dealin'!

Kendergardener
02-17-2009, 10:01 AM
http://z.about.com/d/animatedtv/1/0/4/m/simp2006_Marge_f.jpg http://www.ianmacleod.com/site/uploads/1175181839.9252.jpgs

NippleAppleCrap
02-17-2009, 10:01 AM
Marge Marlborough

Hun
02-17-2009, 10:06 AM
Cartoon character bottle of gins.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 10:09 AM
Wife martini.

Nibbles
02-17-2009, 10:24 AM
Even after a few days, not really a fan of the vertical posting. It might be alright if we were writing massive paragraphs in responses, but otherwise it's like the left hand side as a little bit of text and there's a massive white void to the right.

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 10:37 AM
I also agree, not a fan of the vertical posting

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 10:37 AM
lets make a dramabomb about it

GT
02-17-2009, 10:41 AM
http://z.about.com/d/animatedtv/1/0/4/m/simp2006_Marge_f.jpg http://www.ianmacleod.com/site/uploads/1175181839.9252.jpgs
I'd need more than that to fuck her.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 11:18 AM
Man I was just sitting here earlier thinking "Wow, everyone loves the vertical profiles as they aren't bitching. For once, there is a change without a complaint!".

NippleAppleCrap
02-17-2009, 11:24 AM
I like it.

Stixx
02-17-2009, 11:24 AM
Seems an inconsequential thing to take issue with. I'm not a huge fan, either, but it doesn't ruin my NPP experience.

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 11:29 AM
It doesn't ruin my experience, but it hurts it

much like an Osiris post

GT
02-17-2009, 11:34 AM
Are there going to be other skins added (or are there already and I just didn't notice)?

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 11:37 AM
Nah - I do a lot of manual changes etc and it'd be a pain in the arse to do that for a ton of different skins. Plus it makes it easier to troubleshoot.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 11:37 AM
So far, the boards are to wide and I'm constantly having to scroll back and forth. And that control minus does nothing.

And I don't care for the top profileness. Seems like a poor use of space.

What resolution you on and what size monitor?

Osiris
02-17-2009, 11:43 AM
You ask hard questions.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 11:45 AM
Get out your cock, get it hard then count how many times it can fit across your monitor. If it's 30, you've got a 15" monitor.

Or just get our your cock ;)

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 11:48 AM
That was strangely erotic

Taff
02-17-2009, 11:51 AM
I dont like the different view either but I was giving it a chance. It makes the forums less smooth to read?

Stixx
02-17-2009, 11:51 AM
Goddamnit I JUST GOT DONE saying in another thread that I didn't believe Scotsman was a cock loving ginger faggot.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 11:51 AM
It fits across 36 times.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 11:57 AM
I dont like the different view either but I was giving it a chance. It makes the forums less smooth to read?

I prefer it, but I'll give it another couple of days then do one of those polls that apparently the results don't matter.

Stixx
02-17-2009, 12:00 PM
So it's decided, then. :wobuffet:

Sir John Fashanu
02-17-2009, 03:27 PM
I hate this VERTICAL MECHANISM too. The only acceptable way to browse is have supermodels read new posts to me.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 03:28 PM
Still not fixed.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 03:40 PM
What's not fixed now?

Osiris
02-17-2009, 03:41 PM
Scrolling.

And my cat.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 03:42 PM
I can fix the scrolling but it requires you answering the questions I asked previously. And do it with a smile on your face.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 03:43 PM
I told you me screen is 18 inches. Or are we not doing the hilarious wang joke anymore?

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 03:44 PM
I need the resolution too. And that's more like a smirk than a smile. I want a big cheesy motherfucking grin.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 03:46 PM
I dunno.

GT
02-17-2009, 03:51 PM
If the resolution is a problem for people at different settings, is there a way to set it that it is automatically a percentage of the screen, say 90% or something? There used to be a setting in old fashioned HTML for tables to do that.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 03:55 PM
I dunno.

Minimize everything.
Right-click on desktop.
Left-click properties.
Click the Settings Tab.

On the left it will say "Screen Resolution". Lemme know what it is.


If the resolution is a problem for people at different settings, is there a way to set it that it is automatically a percentage of the screen, say 90% or something? There used to be a setting in old fashioned HTML for tables to do that.

Yeah but the problem is that for the new header image I was going to get the forums would have to be at a fixed width or things would fuck up.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 03:58 PM
800x600

Sir John Fashanu
02-17-2009, 04:07 PM
really

Osiris
02-17-2009, 04:08 PM
Its not something that I can change!

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 04:09 PM
Yeah I ain't accommodating that. Up it to 1024x768 bud. Get with the times.

Sir John Fashanu
02-17-2009, 04:10 PM
2009

Osiris
02-17-2009, 04:10 PM
Again, not something I control.

NippleAppleCrap
02-17-2009, 04:11 PM
Does anything happen if you hold ctrl and scroll your mouse wheel?

Osiris
02-17-2009, 04:15 PM
Not a damn thing.

NippleAppleCrap
02-17-2009, 04:16 PM
Must be like Windows ME or 98. The old computer here had the same problems.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 04:16 PM
What browser are you using Osiris? And I'm not saying "I'm not accommodating that" to be a dick BTW - it'd just cause too much work for such a small issue.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 04:17 PM
Fuck you know - I actually COULD duplicate this theme, but specific for 800x600 I think. It'll make some things look fucked up, but overall it should be fine for browsing and thats the main thing? Gimme like 15 mins.

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 04:18 PM
800x600!

800x600!

LLLLLLOOOOOOLLLLLZZZZZZZZZ

Sir John Fashanu
02-17-2009, 04:19 PM
Fucking 1920, that is serious boarding.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 04:20 PM
I'm 1.72%!

IE

Guapo77
02-17-2009, 04:20 PM
I got a Samsung monitor that does 1920, but I usually do the 1440 route on my laptop.

GT
02-17-2009, 04:30 PM
Yeah but the problem is that for the new header image I was going to get the forums would have to be at a fixed width or things would fuck up.
Can you get an image that is a fixed size, then suppliment the remainder of the top row with a banner that adjusts to screen width?

Mousehole
02-17-2009, 04:31 PM
there is a little bit of garble that pops up trying to be a livepost notification thing

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 04:36 PM
800x600!

800x600!

LLLLLLOOOOOOLLLLLZZZZZZZZZ

My dad actually still uses 640x480, even though I bought him a sick new big monitor. It's fucking sickening when a desktop icon takes up 1/4 of the fucking screen.


I'm 1.72%!

IE

Looking better now?


there is a little bit of garble that pops up trying to be a livepost notification thing

Explain plz. I'm pretty sure there is issues with that and the XBox live leaderboard.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 04:37 PM
I CAN SEE!

HOORAYZ!

Kendergardener
02-17-2009, 04:46 PM
I hate this VERTICAL MECHANISM too. The only acceptable way to browse is have supermodels read new posts to me.

Damnit Tucho, you know supermodels can't read.

Scots, why won't you respond to my margin-related requests.

Mousehole
02-17-2009, 04:49 PM
there is a little bit of garble that pops up trying to be a livepost notification thing

Explain plz. I'm pretty sure there is issues with that and the XBox live leaderboard.

this pops up in the bottom right.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 04:49 PM
I didn't notice them. It's weird you are getting it considering your resolution. How bad is it?

Osiris
02-17-2009, 04:51 PM
Hilariously, this thread now has a scroll bar. I'm assuming due to Hole's weight. However, it is a tiny scroll bar and fully tolerable (unlike Hole).

Mousehole
02-17-2009, 04:53 PM
Ignored again I see.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 04:53 PM
Thanks Hole - hopefully I get to do more upgrades tonight and I'll get that looked into.

Kendergardener
02-17-2009, 04:56 PM
I didn't notice them. It's weird you are getting it considering your resolution. How bad is it?

It's not intolerable, it could just be improved with slimmer margins.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 05:00 PM
I'll play around a bid hopefully tonight and see what I can do. Now I gotta go do some real work :(

Kendergardener
02-17-2009, 05:10 PM
Fair enough.

Osiris
02-17-2009, 06:17 PM
Bring back top posters in the month.

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 06:19 PM
This? (http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/misc.php?do=topposters)

Osiris
02-17-2009, 06:20 PM
Right. There used to be a fifth column. Top posters this month. It was between 28 days and overall.

Ormie
02-17-2009, 08:04 PM
Man I was just sitting here earlier thinking "Wow, everyone loves the vertical profiles as they aren't bitching. For once, there is a change without a complaint!".

I've fucking hated it from the very beginning and still fucking hate it today- but you said you wanted to leave it for a bit to see if we got used to it so I didn't say anything.



Can you get an image that is a fixed size, then suppliment the remainder of the top row with a banner that adjusts to screen width?

THIS

Scotsman
02-17-2009, 11:30 PM
Live Topic is temporarily turned off. It will be back tomorrow sometime.

Stapes
02-17-2009, 11:55 PM
Yeah but I'm still concerned with the prominence (or lack thereof) of the 'most posts in the current' list.

robelgordo
02-18-2009, 06:35 AM
800 x 600 is LOLtacular. I know Osiris posts at work, but he must be working in the year 2002.

I have the most popular resolution!

I also don't like the avatars above posts.

Mousehole
02-18-2009, 07:09 AM
and you hate the status

Change does not come easy to Bender

Stixx
02-18-2009, 07:23 AM
Who are you to question bender?

Lucas
02-18-2009, 08:54 AM
Hey scots love NPP 2.0 keep up the good work

Osiris
02-18-2009, 01:19 PM
800 x 600 is LOLtacular. I know Osiris posts at work, but he must be working in the year 2002.


Shockingly, its not the greatest use of resources to unnecessarily change all of your software to accomodate the latest trend in higher resolution.

Guapo77
02-18-2009, 01:24 PM
800x600 though?

Do you have a CRT monitor that is like 15 inches?

Osiris
02-18-2009, 01:51 PM
I'm actually boarding on my calculator watch.

Shaolin
02-18-2009, 02:56 PM
Get rid of this subscribe to this thread shit at the end of every page of a thread, right ta.

Scotsman
02-18-2009, 02:57 PM
Couple of additions:

#1: I added a link to subscribe to a thread at the bottom of each thread, above the reply box. It's available now in "Thread Tools" but makes it easier to subscribe to threads.

Subscribing to threads can help you keep track of threads you like, threads you have posted in etc. You can also set it to auto subscribe. Go to your Options (http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/profile.php?do=editoptions) and scroll down to "Default Thread Subscription Mode". You can change it there to whatever(I always have mine set at "no e-mail notofication" at forums). That way any time you post in a thread you are automatically subscribed to it. You can see all your subscribed threads via your user control panel (http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/usercp.php).

#2: Under "Quick Links" I added options for "My Posts" and "My Threads". This is a quick way for you to see what posts you have made on NPP, or what threads you have created.

Mousehole
02-18-2009, 03:09 PM
Thanks for all this btw. Must be taking up far too much of your time.

Shaolin
02-18-2009, 03:24 PM
Most of its gay shite tho.

Mousehole
02-18-2009, 03:27 PM
When it's finished it'll be spiffy.

Shaolin
02-18-2009, 03:32 PM
I want a message board not an uptown faggots country fayre.

Guapo77
02-18-2009, 03:37 PM
HOLE SENT ME PANTALOONS

HE GETS SOME COOL POINTS FOR TODAY

I LIKE HIM

TIME TO GAAAMMMBBBLLEEE

Sir John Fashanu
02-18-2009, 03:38 PM
You could have just got a loan at the bank. I did, and then I made 800 on blackjack. I'm sure I can keep up the repayments at this rate.

:cool:

Guapo77
02-18-2009, 03:46 PM
GOD DAMNIT I'M BROKE AGAIN

Scotsman
02-18-2009, 04:32 PM
Thanks for all this btw. Must be taking up far too much of your time.

It is - but it makes the experience for you guys better, and also will make it easier in the long run for myself(from both a browsing and administrative perspective).

Updates:

- "Live Topic" is back. There's still conflicts with this and the XBox leaderboard. The only fix for that so far is to remove your leaderboard placement that lists under your profile. You can still go to the xbox live leaderboard and see.

- There's now XBox 360 status stuff under peoples profiles if you entered a gamertag. Go to someones profile that did - ie: Big Jims (http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/member.php?u=28) and you'll see what I mean.

Scotsman
02-18-2009, 04:59 PM
I'm installed a new caching system, which in laymans terms will mean the forums don't abuse the server anywhere near as much, and that they will be faster. I'm going to be installing eAccelerator tonight which should make things run even more smoother. There may be some slow points, ups and downs etc during this time.

Lucas
02-18-2009, 05:10 PM
Good stuff.

Ormie
02-18-2009, 07:50 PM
Does our fake e.money really need their own fucking forum? If you really need it, can't you make it a subforum of Town Hall?

Seriously, we're becoming RantChaos with our 800 forums.

Mousehole
02-18-2009, 07:51 PM
Why you gotta hate?

Scotsman
02-18-2009, 07:55 PM
demod Ormie!!!

Ormie
02-18-2009, 07:56 PM
I've got like 12 forums on my main page (I have sports minimized). Wasn't long ago I had 9 and most were nice and ignorable on the bottom. Now everything being added to the top.

Scotsman
02-18-2009, 08:02 PM
To give an actual serious answer - a forum currency has been an often-requested feature by the majority of the community. It required a lot of my work on my part as well to implement it. Based on that, I want to give it a lot of attention for awhile, and making it a "main" forum does that. After a period of time I will definitely look at making it a sub-forum, but for now I just want to go full force with attempting to make it a major factor of NPP.

Mousehole
02-18-2009, 08:40 PM
Live topic is sexier.

Very nice

manbooba
02-18-2009, 08:50 PM
I still haven't seen it work :(

Ormie
02-19-2009, 12:05 AM
I did but it seemed the same. Then I clicked on a thread which had a new post by Buckdiddy but it was already there before I clicked the thread. It loaded the post, then it reloaded it and did this:
http://i372.photobucket.com/albums/oo169/mrfunnynpp/f87ab96d.jpg
(blacked out text as it's from the L O S T thread)

Sir John Fashanu
02-19-2009, 06:22 AM
I tried clicking the spoiler.

Osiris
02-19-2009, 09:49 AM
Me too.

Osiris
02-19-2009, 10:10 AM
Bugg's posts break mah tables. Probably due to his annoyingly long location.

Scotsman
02-19-2009, 10:10 AM
FFS

Osiris
02-19-2009, 10:12 AM
Fill Frank's Septum?

Guapo77
02-19-2009, 10:16 AM
Bugg's posts break mah tables. Probably due to his annoyingly long location.

800x600

Osiris
02-19-2009, 10:17 AM
That's his longitude and lattitude?

Guapo77
02-19-2009, 10:28 AM
yes

Osiris
02-19-2009, 10:29 AM
I'm tempted to actually plot that point. But not tempted enough to actually do it.

Guapo77
02-19-2009, 10:44 AM
WTF is this? After I added a post this popped up at the top of the page.

"The maximum amount of posts on this page can display has been reached. Posts will now start to disappear from oldest to newest."

Scotsman
02-19-2009, 10:45 AM
It's to do with live topic is all. Like if there was an NFL Gameday thread for example with a million posts in it a minute and you left it open, it'd get pretty crazy and could potentially fuck stuff up. So for live topic it'd just as it adds new posts, hide the older ones.

Guapo77
02-19-2009, 10:46 AM
oh

can we get rid of it?

its annoying

Osiris
02-19-2009, 10:49 AM
Can we get rid of you?

Guapo77
02-19-2009, 10:50 AM
Only if you send me a love letter asking for it

it has to be genuine

Kendergardener
02-19-2009, 08:54 PM
Any luck with my margins issue, Scots?

Skooch
02-19-2009, 09:39 PM
Didn't you get the memo? Today isn't about you.

Scotsman
02-19-2009, 09:40 PM
I'm gonna put you on the one Osiris is on for now, and tell me if its fine, okay?

(I'll wait for you to acknowledge this so you're not browsing and things start to look different)

Scotsman
02-20-2009, 01:25 AM
Okay so just a brief status update before I head to bed - I'd say I'm almost finally done with all the changes. What I'll be doing over the next few days NPP related is:

- Sorting out user albums, integrating it with reply etc so it's super easy for you guys to upload pictures to the site etc. This will be good for old threads obv as pictures will still be working.

- Lots of anti-spam stuff. Basically right now I have like 2 walls against spammers, and like 40% are able to get over the first wall, but 0% get over the 2nd wall. I'd like to make it so 0% are able to get over that first wall too.

- Clean up users. Bunch of spam accts that got through and stuff I would like to get rid of.

- Clean up quotes database, update existing entries etc.

- Anything brought up in this thread that hasn't been resolved yet, like the Jew and his resolution problems.

And then that will be it, yay. Very happy with the way things are running right now, the forums are running a lot smoother and I've ran speed tests and very impressed.

Stixx
02-20-2009, 03:06 AM
I'm glad this has worked out so well for you. Overall it's a better experience.


Now apologize for the tax hike.

Kendergardener
02-20-2009, 09:00 AM
Could you make the margins a little bit more slim? Sorry, I know this is a pain.

Scotsman
02-20-2009, 09:06 AM
I'm gonna put you on the one Osiris is on for now, and tell me if its fine, okay?

(I'll wait for you to acknowledge this so you're not browsing and things start to look different)

Kendergardener
02-20-2009, 09:10 AM
I'm acknowledging it. It's better, but still not quite there.

Scotsman
02-20-2009, 09:15 AM
I haven't even changed anything yet you douche. I was awaiting your acknowledgment so I could change it. So I don't know how it is "better" when it's exactly the same!

Guapo77
02-20-2009, 09:19 AM
ZIMA ON KENDER

Kendergardener
02-20-2009, 09:39 AM
When I boosted the text size back up I thought the scroll bar was slimmer. It was my mistake.

Guapo77
02-20-2009, 09:47 AM
I deserve an apology too

Scotsman
02-20-2009, 09:48 AM
Howzat? (to Kender)

Kendergardener
02-20-2009, 09:57 AM
Perfect. Good job Scots.

Guapo77
02-20-2009, 10:11 AM
No apology?

I would TEMP BAN if you if I could

Mousehole
02-20-2009, 10:17 AM
rate it's going you'll barely have enough to PM people.

Kendergardener
02-20-2009, 10:18 AM
I don't apologize to peasants.

Mr. Hole, a shiny pair of pantaloonies for you if you'll fetch me the morning paper.

Scotsman
02-20-2009, 11:52 AM
I know quite a few people use imageshack so I've made it easier when adding images from image shack. Below the reply box there's an option for uploading imageshack pictures. You still have to go to the imageshack page to get the actual code(and it auto-forwards you), but it makes it a bit easier.

Guapo77
02-20-2009, 11:57 AM
imageshack!

I use that sometimes, but the other half it loads like shit and takes forever

Scotsman
02-20-2009, 12:23 PM
Two more changes:

We have albums now. You can click here to create albums, upload pictures etc (http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/album.php). It's not the ideal solution in regard to hosting images on NPP, but it's a start. Below the reply box is an "Upload Images to the NPP Server - Click Here" link. Click that and it opens a popup where you can upload images to albums. Things like this will be great of course for down the road, as people can look back at threads from years gone by and see all the images(rather than dead links).

Second thing is also to do with this - in the reply toolbar is this image http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/images/editor/photo_popup.png If you have any pictures already in your album you want to use(ie: head in hands man!), then you click that, and it opens a popup window and makes it super easy to insert images.

robelgordo
02-20-2009, 03:57 PM
Images thing is a great idea.

manbooba
02-20-2009, 08:28 PM
Clicking on someone off of the member's list brings up some crazy xbox related shit. I'm assuming it has to do with the gamercard thing.

Scotsman
02-21-2009, 11:01 AM
I'll add this to the quick links nav bar later - but now you can see whenever posts are added almost immediately in real-time - click here (http://www.nopantsprovided.com/forum/vaispy.php)

Skooch
02-21-2009, 12:02 PM
Wow. I clicked on that link and immediately four posts updated. BOARDIN' HARD, gentlemen!

juices_world
02-22-2009, 03:16 AM
Um, I can't seem to see any images, nor can I post any? Also, the text editing stuff (font, size color, etc) is not showing up on the reply box.

Also, where'd all my monies go? Are they down or something?

Also, where is the quotes thread or whatever? Is it in a special forum, or is there a link somewhere I am not seeing?

Scotsman
02-22-2009, 07:53 AM
I was enjoying NPP without you. You're banned. Go find somewhere else to troll.

slaptastic78
02-22-2009, 08:04 AM
NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

slaptastic78
02-22-2009, 08:04 AM
Sorry Ormie, you are now the most hated poster on the board.

Sir John Fashanu
02-22-2009, 08:05 AM
glorious

Shaolin
02-22-2009, 08:22 AM
So whos on top of the bannings league table now?

Stixx
02-22-2009, 12:36 PM
Oh man. When I dozed off five hours ago I had no idea I'd wake up to find it was December 25th.

Kendergardener
02-22-2009, 12:42 PM
I don't like juice, but I don't think he should have been banned.

slaptastic78
02-22-2009, 12:45 PM
HE ASKED ME TO SAY COULD YOU UNBAN HIM, HE'S A GOOD CHAP REALLY/

Stixx
02-22-2009, 12:45 PM
Do not start rolling this ball, gentlemen.

Scotsman
02-22-2009, 01:42 PM
I don't like juice, but I don't think he should have been banned.

Meh - he comes back, breaks the rules by posting just smilie resposes, trolls people & derails threads, reports absolutely tons of posts for no reason whatsoever, etc etc etc. I'm tired of babysitting him. All he does is provide more work for the mods & admins, as well as disrupts the community while rarely adding anything. He's had enough chances.

slaptastic78
02-22-2009, 02:01 PM
Its nothing TTG didn't do, and he survived for years.

Scotsman
02-22-2009, 02:02 PM
TTG at least had some things going for him - some things is bolded. All Juices had was "PAHR" and "OH DEAR" which isn't enough to survive in this harsh, harsh world of internet forums.

shanon
02-22-2009, 03:02 PM
clicking certain links brings up 404 screens for me like view more posts from a person my user control panel once in a while some of the links to the articles on the mainpage etc.

shanon
02-22-2009, 03:04 PM
I don't like juice, but I don't think he should have been banned.

Meh - he comes back, breaks the rules by posting just smilie resposes, trolls people & derails threads, reports absolutely tons of posts for no reason whatsoever, etc etc etc. I'm tired of babysitting him. All he does is provide more work for the mods & admins, as well as disrupts the community while rarely adding anything. He's had enough chances.

But you willingly babysit osiris and I. Not that I want juicebytard back.. just sayin.

PCC
02-22-2009, 03:25 PM
I was enjoying NPP without you. You're banned. Go find somewhere else to troll.

:respect:

Lucas
02-22-2009, 04:00 PM
It needs to be said:

PAHR JOYCES!

Ormie
02-22-2009, 04:01 PM
I don't like juice, but I don't think he should have been banned.

Meh - he comes back, breaks the rules by posting just smilie resposes, trolls people & derails threads, reports absolutely tons of posts for no reason whatsoever, etc etc etc. I'm tired of babysitting him. All he does is provide more work for the mods & admins, as well as disrupts the community while rarely adding anything. He's had enough chances.

But you willingly babysit osiris and I. Not that I want juicebytard back.. just sayin.

The closest JW has come to contributing was the Year in Review (that was posted late) and annoying the shit out of PAHR SKURTCH. You and Osiris, with all your faults, have contributed to the boards more than once.

shanon
02-22-2009, 04:13 PM
I also contribute to the delinquency of minors daily but that doesn't get me any special treatment.

manbooba
02-22-2009, 04:29 PM
In the eyes of Mikey it does

Nibbles
02-22-2009, 10:05 PM
Juices should be unbanned. We've never banned anyone else from the community, convicted rapists aside, I don't think we should start now :(

Stixx
02-22-2009, 10:11 PM
Do not start rolling this ball, gentlemen.
.

Scotsman
02-22-2009, 10:14 PM
Juices should be unbanned. We've never banned anyone else from the community, convicted rapists aside, I don't think we should start now :(

It's not happening dude. I gave the guy a ton of chances, and I've said both publicly and privately that I like the guy if he would just drop the whole douchebag act. Hell I even covered for him over the Winnie the Pooh saga. Instead he repeatedly acts like a twat, rarely contributes, trolls everyone, breaks rules, derails discussions etc. He adds absolutely nothing to the forum, and instead makes it a worst experience for everyone else.

manbooba
02-22-2009, 10:16 PM
:slowclap:

Skooch
02-22-2009, 10:25 PM
A worst experience indeed.

Dimmer
02-22-2009, 10:29 PM
You should do a podcast, I would like to hear more of your humour.

Mousehole
02-22-2009, 10:44 PM
Skooch?

Skooch
02-22-2009, 10:47 PM
Yes?

Mousehole
02-22-2009, 10:48 PM
Dimmer wants you to do a podcast, he would like to hear more of your humour.

Skooch
02-22-2009, 10:49 PM
I don't tell jokes. My humour is mainly reactionary.

Mousehole
02-22-2009, 10:50 PM
Well sort it out with Dimmer, he seemed prety adamant.

Skooch
02-22-2009, 10:51 PM
He'd better calm down, I don't dance for free.

slaptastic78
02-22-2009, 10:54 PM
*puts two dollars in Skooch's g-string.

Skooch
02-22-2009, 10:55 PM
Say it with Pantaloonies, son.

Kendergardener
02-22-2009, 10:56 PM
Now there's a disturbing image.

Skooch
02-22-2009, 10:58 PM
You're thinking of Justin Credible, aren't you?

manbooba
02-22-2009, 10:59 PM
Back on topic, is juice IP banned or is he able to lurk as Pooh?