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Postby gstark on Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:40 am

Be aware that the site might experience some minor intermittant connectivity issues over the next few days.

I've uploaded and installed the new features, and they should now be fully operational. Please be sure to let me know how you like the changes and the new look.


If you have any problems, please just force a refresh, using Ctrl-F5 on your browser.
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Postby sheepie on Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:44 am

Hrmmm - the timing of these 'new features' wouldn't have anything to do with April 1 would it?

We have long memories here ;) Who has bought you out this time? ;)
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Postby ozczecho on Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:46 am

D5Dslrusers.net :shock:
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Postby MATT on Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:47 am

sheepie wrote:We have long memories here ;) Who has bought you out this time? ;)


Canon Apparently..
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Postby Alpha_7 on Thu Mar 30, 2006 11:48 am

Sheepie your really acting very suspcious of our dear moderators, hehe
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Postby gstark on Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:02 pm

We've got some changes in the formatting of the site that we're still testing.

As soon as they're ready, we'll bring them online.

We still have a couple of bugs in the code that we're trying to iron out, and that's the only hold-up.

We've actually been working on this for over a month, and some of our key members - including Sheepie - have actually been a part of that testing.
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Postby Nnnnsic on Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:04 pm

Yup. They're their to try and stop all that cpu usage problem crap we have for those of you that have been forced to switch to the .com site.
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Postby Alpha_7 on Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:06 pm

Nnnnsic wrote:Yup. They're their to try and stop all that cpu usage problem crap we have for those of you that have been forced to switch to the .com site.


I feel like Greg B, But Leigh, it is there, not their.
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Postby Nnnnsic on Thu Mar 30, 2006 12:08 pm

Yes, you know what? I haven't had breakfast yet so just shut up and eat your lunch, Craig. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby sheepie on Thu Mar 30, 2006 1:54 pm

Nnnnsic wrote:Yes, you know what? I haven't had breakfast yet so just shut up and eat your lunch, Craig. :lol: :lol: :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm aware of some of these changes, I have to admit, but the timing is just a little scarey :) I wonder what else is in store.

Perhaps we will log in on Saturday and find the site has been taken over by DPReview, or Nikonians, or (shudder) Canonians ;)
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Postby birddog114 on Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:01 pm

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Nnnnsic wrote:Yes, you know what? I haven't had breakfast yet so just shut up and eat your lunch, Craig. :lol: :lol: :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm aware of some of these changes, I have to admit, but the timing is just a little scarey :) I wonder what else is in store.

Perhaps we will log in on Saturday and find the site has been taken over by DPReview, or Nikonians, or (shudder) Canonians ;)


Or gone forever !!!!! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby gstark on Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:21 pm

sheepie wrote:
Nnnnsic wrote:Yes, you know what? I haven't had breakfast yet so just shut up and eat your lunch, Craig. :lol: :lol: :lol:


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :twisted: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

I'm aware of some of these changes, I have to admit, but the timing is just a little scarey :) I wonder what else is in store.

Perhaps we will log in on Saturday and find the site has been taken over by DPReview, or Nikonians, or (shudder) Canonians ;)


At this stage, the ETA is sometime tomorrow.
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Postby Nnnnsic on Thu Mar 30, 2006 2:36 pm

I'm actually uploading some files preparing for the changes now so if you experience any random slow downs don't be surprised.
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Postby MHD on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:27 pm

I cant see any changes...

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Postby stubbsy on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:32 pm

I can see all of the changes. This is a way better layout and much cleaner appearance than the old version. :roll:
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Postby radar on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:35 pm

I like the colours,

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Postby DaveB on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:40 pm

Scratches head..... what changes?
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Postby gstark on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:43 pm

Scott, Dave,

They're somewhat subtle, but when you see them, you'll understand immediately what we've done, and why. BTW, what browsers are y'all using? We did have a couple of issues with getting things looking clean in a couple of environments.
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Postby Alpha_7 on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:48 pm

Hmmm not so sure I like them so far.
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Postby macka on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:57 pm

I don't see any changes. Someone who can...What are they?
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Postby Alpha_7 on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:58 pm

macka wrote:I don't see any changes. Someone who can...What are they?

There is a bit more silver in the borders, to balance out the blue.

Check the main page, or the start of a thread, see a difference, its subtle, but it is different, ... also check you browser is getting the latests copy of the page.
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Postby gstark on Fri Mar 31, 2006 3:59 pm

MHD wrote:Konquerer (KDE linux, like Mac)


Actually, I don't think that we testwd the mods on any of our linux or Mac boxes. I know for sure that we didn't on Linux, and I'm pretty sure we didn't on Mac.

Leigh ???!!!!
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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:13 pm

I haven't tested it on either Linux or Mac OSX.

Hold on.

I'm not messing with just colours. I'm going to try to mess with the way resources are handled. Please be patient. That goes for you to, Craig. :lol:
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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:15 pm

Okay. Whatever I did just then gave me some corrupt code on my K750i.

Putting it back...
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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:21 pm

Now it's working on my DS but not my phone. Damnit.
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Postby Alpha_7 on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:23 pm

Sorry, I'll *try* to be patient, but its a Friday afternoon! ;-)

Take as long as you need Leigh. :oops:
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Postby Glen on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:28 pm

Macka, like the link in your sig :lol:
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Postby Alpha_7 on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:30 pm

Glen wrote:Macka, like the link in your sig :lol:


Awesome, when it's down next I'll just watch that :)
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Postby PiroStitch on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:35 pm

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Postby Raskill on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:36 pm

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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:37 pm

Huh. That was interesting.
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Postby macka on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:38 pm

Alpha_7 wrote:
Glen wrote:Macka, like the link in your sig :lol:


Awesome, when it's down next I'll just watch that :)


:D :D :D Glad you like it.

And what IS with the G-String :?: :?:
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Postby gstark on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:38 pm

Where did that come from?
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Postby NikonUser on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:39 pm

Woah...

I almost got banned from this site (girlfriend walked into the room just as I logged in - nice g-string!) :D

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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:39 pm

Alrighty. Let's try that one more time.
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Postby gstark on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:41 pm

All done!
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Postby Alpha_7 on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:50 pm

I think I missed the G-string, or I don't know where to look.
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Postby macka on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:52 pm

Craig, it was fleeting, but completely unmissable. :shock:
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Postby Mal on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:54 pm

Alpha_7 wrote:I think I missed the G-string, or I don't know where to look.


You are lucky!!! Not the sort of picture to have on your screen when you are at work.
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Postby NikonUser on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:55 pm

Alpha_7 wrote:I think I missed the G-string, or I don't know where to look.


I wasn't sure where to look either. My larger brain (and yes that's up to your interpretation) said look into her eyes... but the other brain kept overpowering me :)
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Postby Alpha_7 on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:55 pm

macka wrote:Craig, it was fleeting, but completely unmissable. :shock:


Bugger, I was playing hallway soccer with a collegue while the site was being tinkered with... arh well.. not that desperate to see a G-String.
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Postby greencardigan on Fri Mar 31, 2006 4:59 pm

NikonUser wrote:
Alpha_7 wrote:I think I missed the G-string, or I don't know where to look.


I wasn't sure where to look either. My larger brain (and yes that's up to your interpretation) said look into her eyes... but the other brain kept overpowering me :)

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Postby gstark on Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:00 pm

OK.

I have no idea where that came from, back to the serious stuff.

The changes.

Good ?

Bad?

Who cares?

Please let us know.
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Postby Nnnnsic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:01 pm

Does DPReview have that?

Well whatever that was, this is why you come here... well... one reason anyway.
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Postby Mj on Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:14 pm

gstark wrote:OK.

I have no idea where that came from, back to the serious stuff.

The changes.

Good ?

Bad?

Who cares?

Please let us know.


ok so as for some feedback... fraid at this stage I'm probably in the "Who cares" camp as I am yet to notice anything substantive to get excited about.... sorry about that !!!
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Postby macka on Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:27 pm

I still can't say that I can see any differences. They may well be there, but obviously they're not different enough for me to have registered any change.
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Postby the foto fanatic on Fri Mar 31, 2006 5:45 pm

Congratulations on the forum's new appearance Gary.

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Postby sheepie on Fri Mar 31, 2006 6:07 pm

Now I know I'm a little slow at times, but I have to say I'm not seeing any difference at all here. Maybe it's just all too subtle - I need it 'in your face' before I notice ;)
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