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Currently, the site doesn't bring in much money, and it costs about $85 a year to keep up. Not a whole lot, but the owner of this site isn't particularly rich, so every bit helps. Also, the web designer spent a lot of time and work to implement skins, navigation layout, make the site work quick and neat, and implement the options you asked him, all this instead of doing a paid professional site. The more you support the site, the better it'll run and the more potential its future will have.
lawl. I liked how the picture for Sydney was upside down .
As the vid says our timezones are screwy with DST, but doesn't quite illustrate just *how* screwy.
Also, a bug:
I'm trying to access my Xbox Live thread and it refuses to load any posts. All I see is my avatar then blankness. I've checked it on Firefox, IE and from two different PC's. Is anyone else having this issue or is it just me?
If it helps, I was editing my OP with what I thought was an underline tag. Is it possible I've screwed something up in the HTML, because It hasn't loaded properly since.
Is there any reason why I always have to keep re-entering my username and password on here? It's happened ever since I started coming here, and as far as I know I have cookies enabled (and specifically looked to make sure this site was on the list).
Edit: Found out that it was just because I often browse the site on my iPhone.
@DrFinkelstein To be honest I don't exactly know how Mustache does it, he has specific sizes and all of that yada yada. You should talk to him. As far as access, it's just one FTP account as far as I know.
@Secret_Tunnel I've looked into this a bit and the short answer is that the only way that I can figure out how to get the size of an image from the link using PHP requires actually downloading the entire image. Which ultimately might be worth it, but I'm not sure that I want to implement something like that. It could frustrate / confuse people who go to post a thread with a bunch of images linked and are sitting there waiting a minute or two for their post to go through without understanding why it is taking so long.
It's possible that I'm wrong and you can get the size without downloading the image, but I have not been able to find out how if so.
I always fix any photos I see that are problematic. It doesn't happen TOO often I think to where we can't just handle that task as mods. People will learn over time.
And I have a request Zero. Would there be an easy way to have a Flag button next to the search button that instantly shows your flagged threads? It would save a few steps from a normal flagged search and that would help make the site feel even more personal. I think it would look fine to have a small circle button next to that without throwing off the mojo of the various skins.
I figured with the Flag it at least allows us to quickly search the ones we've already established as preferred you know? Your idea of user-created search buttons would be sweet but yeah, I'm trying not to tax you too much.
But it's an essential discussion board feature! To see the threads in which you've been recently quoted or referred, so that you can respond. It would enable more real discussion and improve posting efficiency. You said that flagging referrals would be tough, right? But this is a quick, easy fix.
I'm all about band-aids. The inside of my iPod Nano is filled with, like, Scotch tape and shit.