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Discussion in 'Announcements' started by BeerAdvocate, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. ThisWangsChung

    ThisWangsChung Oct 15, 2011 Maryland
    Beer Trader

    Eh, it's better than being member 628,182. :p
     
  2. MattyG85

    MattyG85 Aug 31, 2010 Minnesota
    Subscriber

    It will probably take me a bit to get used to this but its looking good so far. Hopefully we can review again by the weekend.
     
  3. wobblymailman

    wobblymailman Nov 19, 2006 Massachusetts

    Thanks for all your hard work, this must have been very stressful.
     
  4. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Am I blind? How do you see what member # you are?
     
  5. BeerThursdays

    BeerThursdays Feb 28, 2010 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    I don't see it either.

    Also, when I click reply to your post, it takes a second to put in the quote info. I'm sure it's just how the forum works, but I keep typing stuff up before the quote is put in, and then everything is separated. Not a huge deal, just an observation. I have to slow myself down. "I'm all jacked up on Mountain Dew!"

    Edit: I see it now. Thanks Bill! So what happens when I edit that number in the quoted text?

    Edit again: It appears, nothing with that one, but if you edit the post: ####, when you hit the arrow, it will jump to a different post in the forum, regardless if it was in this thread.
     
  6. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Beer Trader

    Click on reply (on the far right side of someone's post) Mr. 285723.
     
  7. SpdKilz

    SpdKilz Jan 8, 2009 Illinois
    Beer Trader

    Ohhhh. I feel unspecial Mr. 708 :( haha

    Thanks!

    [edit] Though I am confused seeing as it states there are a "total" of only 286k members on the front page of the forums...
     
  8. Sesmu

    Sesmu Feb 28, 2007 Massachusetts

    You still can do it - nested quoting - but you will need to do some code tweaking.

    Personally, I was never a big fan of series of replies, because it was harder to understand to which reply a reply was posted.
     
  9. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Sep 14, 2002 Wyoming
    Beer Trader

    I believe that's pages not members.

    Edit: I now see what you're referring to. That's how many BAs have signed on to the new site?
     
  10. stevefinny

    stevefinny Aug 28, 2009 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    364411, damn wish i had a better number. Can we trade numbers?
     
  11. Sesmu

    Sesmu Feb 28, 2007 Massachusetts

    What forum platform is this?
    Next version? It seems a bit odd that it's not included already. I thought this option was known/requested for a while. I think you should probably be able to turn it on/off from within the code, once you get familiar with it.
     
  12. EgadBananas

    EgadBananas Mar 18, 2009 Louisiana

    Definitely different, but I think it'll be great once it's complete! Thanks Bros! I almost forgot what it's like to get on BA all day lol
     
  13. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    :eek:

    where are you guys seeing these numbers ?
     
  14. obrike

    obrike Jun 19, 2009 Texas

    Damn...still waiting for the new and improved site....at least I have some 2012 Bigfoot to keep me company.:cool:
     
  15. drabmuh

    drabmuh Feb 7, 2004 Maryland

    4791 here, and I thought my number was low....
     
  16. InebriatedJoker

    InebriatedJoker Sep 16, 2010 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    edit - now I see - at least mine ends with the number 69 :D
     
  17. SHODriver

    SHODriver Aug 13, 2010 Louisiana
    Beer Trader

    very cool, looking forward to being able to embed things now.
     
  18. shaunt0000

    shaunt0000 May 16, 2009 California

    great. we can reply to ISO:FT's again.
     
  19. golfr22

    golfr22 Nov 6, 2007 Colorado

    Oh thank god....what a long few days that was!
     
  20. stevefinny

    stevefinny Aug 28, 2009 New Jersey
    Beer Trader

    I kinda liked it the other way, kept the trade forum clean.
     
  21. Hokenfloken

    Hokenfloken Jun 6, 2009 Michigan

    I agree. I also preferred the quiet.
     
  22. denver10

    denver10 Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Liking this new format a lot better than the old one.

    Do agree that it would be nice to be able to to customize the appearance to our preferences.

    Can't wait for the reviews to be re-opened, the thing I like most about this site and don't think that will ever change.
     
  23. Ruger

    Ruger Aug 15, 2010 Kentucky
    Beer Trader

    I am still not seeing these numbers that you all are.
     
  24. BeerThursdays

    BeerThursdays Feb 28, 2010 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    You have to hit Reply to the far right of someone's post. When the quoted text goes into the reply field, it says quote="Member Name, post: ####, member: member number"

    Once you hit post, all that info is hidden in the code. but you can see it again if you click edit.
     
  25. Sesmu

    Sesmu Feb 28, 2007 Massachusetts

    Just do a mouse-over the name and you'll see the number in the bottom right corner (or wherever your browser shows.)
     
  26. mobius387

    mobius387 Dec 5, 2010 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    so do i have to post to see what member # i am?
     
  27. mobius387

    mobius387 Dec 5, 2010 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    yup, 534547
     
  28. rodney45

    rodney45 Aug 4, 2006 New York

    So... whats happening to beer karma, i know we dont talk about it, but i was pretty close to a tier upgrade, and it doesnt sound like its all that impt, but ive been on the site since 05, and i'd like to know if what ive been working at for 7 years will be replaced with an OC reward based system or one that is based on how many likes you get, posts, reviews etc.

    I dont want to comment until its finished, but layout was a big reason for sticking with BA... this forum layout, as it stands now, is reminiscent of the run of the mill car or fishing forums that i overlook on a daily basis.
     
  29. greggerino

    greggerino Nov 21, 2008 South Carolina

    I posted an in-line picture on this thread earlier today (and even got a like), but now that post is gone with no record of it. I wonder if posting pictures is not kosher for BA... Bros, was this post deleted or are there still some server issues? I was excited about the change until my first post vanished. :confused:
     
  30. rodney45

    rodney45 Aug 4, 2006 New York

    member-90998 btw... to find your member number, click reply on a post you made in the forum, and it comes up with a html style [ code member number:#####]
     
  31. leinie13

    leinie13 Dec 4, 2011 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Can't wait to see what else is in store!
     
  32. 4balance

    4balance Dec 11, 2011

    Happy as hell to be hanging out drinking with all my fellow BAs ~ Cheers!
     
  33. korguy123

    korguy123 May 17, 2008 Ontario (Canada)

    So far so good. Can't wait until everything returns to normal. The huge spaces between replies is a little much but we'll all probably get used to it quick.
     
  34. ptykozoon

    ptykozoon Jul 18, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    The reply system revamp was long overdue imo. Only thing I don't like is the new sizing and I miss the black pages which always worked somehow. For those interested, pressing CTRL and - at the same time will zoom out the screen a bit which helps.

    +oh and the new speed is instantly noticeable. WOWZA its about time!!
     
  35. korguy123

    korguy123 May 17, 2008 Ontario (Canada)

    Big difference after zooming out a bit!
    I agree the speed difference is ridiculous!
     
  36. DavoleBomb

    DavoleBomb Mar 29, 2008 Pennsylvania
    Beer Trader

    Noob.
     
  37. EddieB23

    EddieB23 Nov 26, 2008 Minnesota

    Glad to have you guys back, now I just have to figure out this avatar deal all over again...
     
  38. udubdawg

    udubdawg Dec 11, 2006 Kansas

    looks good Bros; keep up the great work.

    cheers--
    --Michael
     
  39. 67couple

    67couple Jan 31, 2006 South Carolina
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Looks good.
     
  40. hardy008

    hardy008 Jan 12, 2008 Minnesota
    Subscriber

    Glad to see the forums are up again.
     
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