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

  1. BB1313

    BB1313 Jul 16, 2009 Ohio

    I definitely like the new setup, maybe took a second to get used to but it's pretty awesome.. can't wait to see the finished product!
     
  2. caguiar

    caguiar Jul 5, 2011 New Hampshire
    Beer Trader

    Very excited that messages go directly to your email now!
     
  3. Etan

    Etan Jul 11, 2011 Wisconsin

    When you hit reply, in the quote text above it should say it. also you can mouse over the name and see the number in the bottom left corner of the browser, as someone else has pointed out
     
  4. usafboy

    usafboy Jan 8, 2012 Oklahoma

    This is definitely a different and exciting change haha. I'm excited to see what the future holds. Keep rockin' BA! Cheers
     
  5. FooFaa

    FooFaa Guest

    Welcome to the technology everyone else had 10 years ago.
     
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  6. trevorjn06

    trevorjn06 Mar 5, 2010 Washington

    Hehe, my thought exactly.
     
  7. Nofear048

    Nofear048 Sep 5, 2010 Illinois

    nice to have a forum back up
     
  8. beertunes

    beertunes Sep 24, 2007 Washington
    Beer Trader

    Ahh, I saw it and have forgotten it already. And no, this font and color isn't doing it for me either. #160720, this color might work.
     
  9. Nofear048

    Nofear048 Sep 5, 2010 Illinois

    Are we going to be able to use Taptalk ?
     
  10. JuicesFlowing

    JuicesFlowing Jul 5, 2009 Kansas

    It'll take a while to adapt, but it's good to have the forum up finally
     
  11. Agold

    Agold Mar 13, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Didn't see this in the thread and search didn't seem to bring it up.

    Are the old buddy lists saved somewhere and will they be converted to people you are following at some point? Or are they lost to the sands of the intertubes forever?
     
  12. Fenris244

    Fenris244 Aug 24, 2010 Texas

    yay new forum, need avatar...
     
  13. 05Harley

    05Harley Feb 8, 2008 New Hampshire

    Will take some getting used to, but I think I like it.
    Looking forward to the full version with all the bells and whistles.

    **edit** I guess we have to reinstal our avatar manually!?
     
  14. mschofield

    mschofield Oct 16, 2002 Massachusetts
    Subscriber

    Within 2 weeks everyone will be used to the new forum, just takes an adjustment period
     
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  15. NiceFly

    NiceFly Dec 22, 2011 Tajikistan

    This new site is full of members.
     
  16. flannelman808

    flannelman808 Aug 21, 2006 California


    what layout. you mean the stray button which enables one to see random large fonted opinions? awesome. super exciting. mobil app and a reasonable search option would be nice.
     
  17. flannelman808

    flannelman808 Aug 21, 2006 California

    this forum is one hundred feet tall,.
     
  18. zencigar

    zencigar Aug 3, 2011 North Carolina

    Looks great!
     
  19. zencigar

    zencigar Aug 3, 2011 North Carolina

    that would be nice!
     
  20. xnicknj

    xnicknj May 25, 2009 Pennsylvania

    anyone else having trouble logging in on their phone? (iphone specifically)
     
  21. happy4hoppybeer

    happy4hoppybeer Nov 19, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Well, I"m glad you got new servers, but I can't say I like this new layout/format, at all.:eek:
     
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  22. BeerThursdays

    BeerThursdays Feb 28, 2010 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    Problem for me seems that it opens a "popup" type login section and it's hard to find on the phone. Everything gets grayed out and you have to search for the fields. Once I found them, no problems on the database side, but just strange placement.
     
  23. xnicknj

    xnicknj May 25, 2009 Pennsylvania

    hmm...i saw the login section, but when i login it just brings me back to the new forum screen as if i just hit refresh.
     
  24. yamar68

    yamar68 Apr 1, 2011 Minnesota

    I mean the layout that they're using now. You seem upset...
     
  25. BeerThursdays

    BeerThursdays Feb 28, 2010 Delaware
    Beer Trader

    I think this is just the default layout. Lots of people will be upset because it's different. I hope there is some hybrid between this and what we had. Mostly, I would like to see the BA main site into in the side bar, and more integration. It will come, I just have to be patient..
     
  26. JohnWaynes44

    JohnWaynes44 Feb 3, 2007 Wisconsin

    Dipping my toes in the water
     
  27. JohnWaynes44

    JohnWaynes44 Feb 3, 2007 Wisconsin

    I too am very happy with the speed and response of the new servers, but not at all a fan of the new forum format or log in. BTW, what's with the sign in on the front page (not working) and then a forum log in? Shouldn't there be a memo on the main page that says "Go to forum section and log in." Took me several days to realize I could log in, but couldn't sign in. So confused, scratches head.
     
  28. steveh

    steveh Oct 8, 2003 Illinois

    So, when all the data from the old forum is transferred over, does that mean I won't have only 2 posts, or are we starting over from scratch?
     
  29. Todd

    Todd Founder Aug 23, 1996 Colorado
    Staff Moderator Site Editor Fest Crew Subscriber

    LOL. None of this technology existed 10 years ago, and our old forum was built 10 years ago.
     
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  30. BeerSingh

    BeerSingh Jul 25, 2009 India

    I am finding my feet here
     
  31. GoldenChild

    GoldenChild Nov 18, 2009 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    I was thinking this same thing "Crap im going to lose all of my trades!" Thank god.
     
  32. GoldenChild

    GoldenChild Nov 18, 2009 Michigan
    Beer Trader

    Thanks! Are we still keeping the ranking system?
     
  33. kenpo23

    kenpo23 Oct 8, 2009 Massachusetts

    interesting. just glad to see things up and running.
     
  34. abecall98

    abecall98 Aug 11, 2007 California
    Beer Trader

    No problem with the Abecall. I've been testing this new site with my computer abdmy phone. The phone is slower, but other than that, no issue.
     
  35. UCLABrewN84

    UCLABrewN84 Mar 18, 2010 California

    How is your cat taking the change?
     
  36. abecall98

    abecall98 Aug 11, 2007 California
    Beer Trader

    She really likes it. The other day at the beer tasting I hosted, she was telling the guys how much she didn't like RateBeer and hoped that the forums here would be back up this week, so she is happy.

    Also, my avatar is of Doug, my brothers cat, I'll upload my cat Luna in a bit as my avatar for a bit.
     
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  37. JohnWaynes44

    JohnWaynes44 Feb 3, 2007 Wisconsin

    The main page is very clear and understandable now. You have to tip your cap to the Bros. They have always listened to us and will make proper adjustments as needed. I have no doubt these new changes, once all are in place, will be user friendly and enjoyed by the members. Cheers!
     
  38. Devi0us

    Devi0us May 3, 2011 California

    What What, I'm finally getting my BA fix...I was going through withdrawals...

    Cheers!
     
  39. jmw

    jmw Feb 4, 2009 North Carolina

    I'm in.
    Now I can stop doing work things at work again.
     
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  40. AleLovinRuskie

    AleLovinRuskie Feb 10, 2009 Massachusetts

    I was, but enabling cookies fixed all that.
     
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