Forum Suggestions Megathread - what do you want?

Discussion in 'Feedback & Suggestions' started by DDDorian, Apr 21, 2009.

  1. The Dark Wolf

    The Dark Wolf Contributor

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    It's what we had to do. Sevenstring.org, while not only being committed to diversity and world peace, also has a very thorough vetting process.
     
  2. Daemoniac

    Daemoniac Rivethead Magnate. Contributor

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    You should just make the entire board mods.
     
  3. demolisher

    demolisher SS.org Regular

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    Bottom of last page I edited my post.
     
  4. Stealthdjentstic

    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    hey boober, fuck you and your ninja mod prowess :lol:







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  5. The Dark Wolf

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    :lol: Sorry.

    :lol: Did you not read my post? :lol:

    Any rate, let's keep this on topic, fellers. The likelihood of new mods is very low at this point. But I'm sure if you're good, we, and Alex will keep you in mind. ;)
     
  6. Stealthdjentstic

    Stealthdjentstic Banned

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    Oh alright, has anybody got around to getting a hold of him to get admins moar power.
     
  7. djpharoah

    djpharoah Awwww Yeaaaah Super Moderator

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    demolisher SS.org Regular

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  9. DDDorian

    DDDorian Mantis Toboggan, M.D Super Moderator

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    Yeah, let the mods deal with mod-specific stuff - this thread is for general forum junk:yesway:
     
  10. djpharoah

    djpharoah Awwww Yeaaaah Super Moderator

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    I remember someone saying this and I honestly think it works great.

     
  11. El Caco

    El Caco Djavli te ponesli Contributor

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    Chat box at top of page I prefer a sidebar but it wouldn't fit the theme of the forum
     
  12. Syndicated

    Syndicated Stringman

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    If needed, i can ask Pexi Olkkonen of finnish metal band Stam1na to the interview or Sammy Black from Lovex. Just drop me a PM if interested.
     
  13. Chris

    Chris metalguitarist.org Forum MVP

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    That's a limitation of MySQL, not the forum software here. There's nothing that can be done about it.
     
  14. Chris

    Chris metalguitarist.org Forum MVP

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    Something worth considering here:

    [AJAX] Helpful Answers - Post Rating System (plus many sub-features) - vBulletin.org Forum

    I haven't tried it, but the "helpful" post could easily be tailored into "commonly asked question with a good answer".

    Also keep in mind that while they were never really used as much as I'd hoped they would, Tags are a great way to narrow down searches as well:

    Sevenstring.org - Tags

    They're especially good for people noting that the default vB/MySQL search sucks, but take this example, where I search for a three-letter tag, KxK:

    Sevenstring.org - Threads Tagged with kxk

    Voila, shitloads of threads tagged with KxK. If people tag appropriately, and the members take a second or two to tag good threads with RELEVANT tags, that's another great way to find what you're looking for, and in a lot of cases can be better than a regular search. For example, a search on Ibanez might yield 5 billion threads that contain "better than an Ibanez" or "Looks like an Ibanez headstock", but a thread properly tagged WILL be about Ibanez.
     
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  15. MFB

    MFB ExBendable

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    To any mods who would wish to do this because I would love you forever, could we possibly stick the "Recent Discoveries" thread and turn it into the "Recommended Listenings as According to SS.org" thread? This way instead of bumping it everytime either myself (which I'll be doing in a moment) or a new member decides to make a thread of the same thing they could just post it in there?
     
  16. Raoul Duke

    Raoul Duke This is bat country

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    There's a chat room?????

    Edit - Im friggin blind ha ha
     
  17. Dusty201087

    Dusty201087 Kenyon class of 2014

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    +1 to all of these. And as I said before I only lurked during the "glory days" of SS.org but if no one else wants to do it I'll be happy to be a mod. I'm really trying to start reporting the shit that goes on to help the current guys, and it is starting to get way out of hand :noplease:

    Deleted? Nah. I don't mind the bumps, as long as they have a serious question, but I think it should be a 3 strike system for super old bumps (IE over six months), first pointless bump is a warning. Second is a week ban. Third is the gallows. If we just delete/close them we're going to have the same topics asking the same questions every few weeks or so, which is bad :noway:

    And I think more posts = more rep is a good idea until you throw the human element into it. People are going to just spam topics with posts like "Haha omg +1" or "LOL!!!!" and then they're rated higher than some of the people who help.

    I purpose we set in place a "challenge" button near any neg rep on your CP. You'll have to present your case (just as when you report someone) and tell why you don't deserve the neg rep. If the neg rep is reversed, I think that neg rep should go to the trool who was being an idiot in the first place, thereby marking him for all to see as an idiot.
     
  18. Scar Symmetry

    Scar Symmetry Ex Whiny Bitch

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    in my defence I felt your callout was unjustified and smug... and smugness is something that I really hate. that's why I reacted like I did, though I don't think I was acting like 'the hard man' :2c:
     
  19. DDDorian

    DDDorian Mantis Toboggan, M.D Super Moderator

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    Sweet zombie jesus, Scar, don't drag this thread off-topic too:wallbash:

    Dusty - no offence, but neither of those suggestions are gonna happen:lol: Having to keep tabs on how many "strikes" people have for bumping old threads would be too much of a hassle, plus bumping threads is not always a bad thing, only when the threads pertain to outdated news or whatever. Also, that "challenge" thing would not only be impossible to impliment but it'd mean we mods have to play judge to someones' trial every time the rep button gets pressed:ugh: No thanks.

    Keep the suggestions coming!
     
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    :noway: or :yesway:
     

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