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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by Paralytic View Post
    If I were NickFitz, i'd want my name taken off this upgrade. My scroll-finger has gotten RSI already this morning due to the excessive white space.

    And the "go to first unread post" seems to be broken.
    Good news for you is the delete post process is quicker. Should save you some time that.

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  • northernladuk
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    Originally posted by jainnode View Post

    Sockie check plugin isn't working.

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  • jainnode
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    Originally posted by _V_ View Post
    Really not keen on the UI upgrade at all.

    Real progress would have been a command line only forum.

    Based on the nasty UI and the nasty moderators, I think I will move to somewhere in the 21st century rather than this kludge.

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  • _V_
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    Really not keen on the UI upgrade at all.

    Real progress would have been a command line only forum.

    Based on the nasty UI and the nasty moderators, I think I will move to somewhere in the 21st century rather than this kludge.

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  • Paddy
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    The forum seems usable on 21" screen and using a wireless mouse. As for the laptops, it's a non-goer.

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  • Paralytic
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    Originally posted by NickFitz View Post

    It's vBulletin who created the software. My main job has been to fix, or find workarounds to, a shedload of things they'd done that made it even worse
    Ok, then i blame the testers. They should give back all the payments they received.

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  • NickFitz
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    Originally posted by Paralytic View Post
    If I were NickFitz, i'd want my name taken off this upgrade. My scroll-finger has gotten RSI already this morning due to the excessive white space.

    And the "go to first unread post" seems to be broken.
    It's vBulletin who created the software. My main job has been to fix, or find workarounds to, a shedload of things they'd done that made it even worse

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  • Paralytic
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    If I were NickFitz, i'd want my name taken off this upgrade. My scroll-finger has gotten RSI already this morning due to the excessive white space.

    And the "go to first unread post" seems to be broken.

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  • DaveB
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    EDIT : Oops, wrong page.

    Can we cut down the amount of mandatory blank space for each post? ATM one liners take up as much room as war and peace meaning you have to scroll far more to read threads.

    Interestingly the "Previously on..." summary underneath the new post editing window displays existing posts without the extra padding.
    Last edited by DaveB; 21 February 2021, 17:21.

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  • simes
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    Is this the new forum?

    Like all current website 'upgrades', everything just looks a bit more bloated, requiring far more vertical scrolling than in times past...

    Lloyds bank just did another upgrade and even on a large screen, it's like drawing with a child's large wax crayon. Is this current trend something to do with more people reading via phones or some such?

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