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Jay
10-19-2009, 11:15 PM
Just a little FYI for the members, as you can see the site is getting a huge transplant and the forums are going to experience some downtime within the next 10 days. Reason being is that myself and a team are going to be making some changes under the hood. Now, some of you are aware that there is currently a Left 4 Dead 2 Giveaway which ends on October 23rd, 2009...if the boards happen to go offline on that date I will be extending it for another 24 hours after the boards are up.

You will NOT have to re-register on the forums like in the past, and it should NOT be down for a long amount of time. I know this can be annoying, but it is all for the best.

The Pie Fairy
10-19-2009, 11:43 PM
im just wondering but...will this mess up our average posts per day? or will they stay the same.because of the new giveaway rule about the 1 post average i was just wondering :)

Jay
10-19-2009, 11:45 PM
it should not be down long enough for it to cause an effect.

The Pie Fairy
10-19-2009, 11:48 PM
how long do you think its going to be down?

Jay
10-19-2009, 11:48 PM
;2956']how long do you think its going to be down?
I don't even have the answer to that, I don't expect it to be down for an extended period of time.

The Pie Fairy
10-19-2009, 11:54 PM
so you would say for a few hours-2days?

Jay
10-19-2009, 11:59 PM
a couple of hours max, will not be a day.

The Pie Fairy
10-20-2009, 12:01 AM
ok...ty for answering XD...o and do you mind if i add you on steam?

DeatH
10-20-2009, 12:31 AM
Good luck with the overhaul guys! Also, thanks for the heads up Jay. Looking forward to more changes!

Balious
10-20-2009, 05:39 AM
Can't wait to see the new changes :D

Winnipeg MB
10-20-2009, 08:02 AM
Good luck with the maitnence :D hope to see a shnazzy shout box when we are all done :P "prolly wont happen but i guy can wish!!"

($W3)HUMM3R
10-20-2009, 09:20 AM
You will NOT have to re-register on the forums like in the past.

THANK GOD!!! :D
But don't you dare tkae the site down october 23rd.
I can't wait another day. :P

Anyway, can't wait untill it's done.
The red still hurts my eyes. :(
It's almost hypnotic. :O

Mutte
10-20-2009, 10:41 AM
Thanks for the info, I'm sure it's worth it!

Jay
10-20-2009, 12:50 PM
you guys will only see a few changes, its mostly work under the hood for now to get the site running a bit better.

Agoroth
10-20-2009, 12:57 PM
Are you planning on telling us what these changes are, or is it a surprise? ^.^

Jay
10-20-2009, 12:58 PM
Are you planning on telling us what these changes are, or is it a surprise? ^.^
I will make another thread after the changes have been applied.

Iliekcakes
10-21-2009, 07:21 AM
Sounds cool. Can't wait to see the forum's new "face". :)

Tripod
10-23-2009, 05:21 PM
I suppouse it won't change too much little visual changes and the most will be on maintaince.

Jay
10-23-2009, 05:23 PM
I suppouse it won't change too much little visual changes and the most will be on maintaince.
yep, only small changes will be visible.

I doubt the boards will even be down, most of the changes are already done.

Jay
10-27-2009, 07:13 PM
private messaging limit has been increased.

Mutte
10-28-2009, 01:52 AM
private messaging limit has been increased.

That's very useful ! :D
I like to keep my important PMs =)

-{NBD)- killawolf
10-28-2009, 03:29 PM
private messaging limit has been increased.

haha.. just emptied my inbox except for a few messages

Jay
10-28-2009, 04:37 PM
Forums are going a bit slow...went down for a few as I started redirecting main site traffic to boards.

Going to have to get a new server soon, sorry for the downtime. It should be ok now.

Jay
11-04-2009, 02:02 PM
temp logo has been put up, logo will be changed in a couple of months.

background border has been set to black.

DeatH
11-05-2009, 02:17 PM
temp logo has been put up, logo will be changed in a couple of months.

background border has been set to black.

Really diggin' the changes so far Jay. Place is coming together nicely, keep at it!

Mutte
11-05-2009, 03:05 PM
The top logo is quite nice, instead of the VBullitin logo.
I wish it was less blurry though.

($W3)HUMM3R
11-05-2009, 04:10 PM
temp logo has been put up, logo will be changed in a couple of months.

I knew it was something diffrent with the site. :)
The red still hurts my eyes though. :(

-{NBD)- killawolf
11-07-2009, 01:34 PM
I knew it was something diffrent with the site. :)
The red still hurts my eyes though. :(
ya the red still seems out of place compared to the background but it will get better

heyzeus11
11-07-2009, 03:38 PM
i think the red looks good against the black

-{NBD)- killawolf
11-07-2009, 05:48 PM
i think the red looks good against the black

idk mines still white

zeek
11-15-2009, 06:30 PM
idk mines still white



http://img697.imageshack.us/img697/553/1111fo.jpg


If you still can't see

marksman_sniper
11-16-2009, 10:24 AM
I'm new and I think the Forum here is really great, also because of the giveaways though I haven't participated in one yet but also because of the people here who are active and ready to help others without hesitation.

Mutte
11-16-2009, 10:52 AM
I'm new and I think the Forum here is really great, also because of the giveaways though I haven't participated in one yet but also because of the people here who are active and ready to help others without hesitation.

Welcome to the forums man, enjoy your time here !
If you have questions, then don't forget to post them.

marksman_sniper
11-17-2009, 09:18 AM
Welcome to the forums man, enjoy your time here !
If you have questions, then don't forget to post them.

Thanks Mutte :)

Jay
11-21-2009, 10:59 AM
Forum url is going to change a bit in a few weeks, it will be set @ .com instead of .info

You will still be able to get here with whatever you type, but the move to .com is important for what we are working on in the background

heyzeus11
11-21-2009, 11:34 AM
DOUBLE POST

but yeah id say .com is more important seeing how i didnt even know .info was a url until this.

marksman_sniper
11-22-2009, 05:32 AM
So any other major upgrades happening soon? The .com is better, I think.
Looking forward to seeing this Forum enhance furthermore.

Jay
11-22-2009, 10:58 AM
Will be working to handle the spam issues we have been getting recently

The Pie Fairy
11-22-2009, 01:42 PM
Forum url is going to change a bit in a few weeks, it will be set @ .com instead of .info

You will still be able to get here with whatever you type, but the move to .com is important for what we are working on in the background


i have a question about this, when you make it into .com are you just going to change the domain or are you going to make a completely new website?

marksman_sniper
11-22-2009, 08:38 PM
;13883']i have a question about this, when you make it into .com are you just going to change the domain or are you going to make a completely new website?

I hope it's just gonna be the domain because it'll be far more complicated if it's gonna be a completely new site.
If it is gonna be a completely new site though, will our accounts be saved?

heyzeus11
11-23-2009, 07:49 AM
THE SPAMMARS ARE ATTACKING QUICK JAY GET OUT YOUR MIGHTY BANHAMMARRRR!!

marksman_sniper
11-23-2009, 08:45 AM
THE SPAMMARS ARE ATTACKING QUICK JAY GET OUT YOUR MIGHTY BANHAMMARRRR!!

The Invasion of The Spammers!!!! :eek:


Jay of the VGR strikes back!!! :D YAY!!

heyzeus11
11-23-2009, 03:17 PM
ITS SPAM KILLIN TIME

no but seriously whats with the russian spammers? (russian right?)

Jay
11-23-2009, 03:37 PM
I am not sure...must be the spike in traffic attracting them to the boards.

-{NBD)- killawolf
11-23-2009, 03:38 PM
ITS SPAM KILLIN TIME

no but seriously whats with the russian spammers? (russian right?)
ya its russian, and been wondering the same thing

marksman_sniper
11-24-2009, 04:52 AM
ya its russian, and been wondering the same thing

I foresee that another Wave of their Invasion will be coming today again. Hopefully somebody is gonna be standing by when the Spammer comes.

Edit:
It's been around a day or two now and no Strikes have been made that I have seen. I think the threat is over :D

marksman_sniper
11-27-2009, 08:14 AM
I foresee that another Wave of their Invasion will be coming today again. Hopefully somebody is gonna be standing by when the Spammer comes.

Edit:
It's been around a day or two now and no Strikes have been made that I have seen. I think the threat is over :D

Edit: Since yesterday the Invasion has started again, I think they come everyday at a certain time to spam :(

Jay
11-27-2009, 11:32 PM
edited some permissions, if any of you are experiencing problems please let me know.

marksman_sniper
11-30-2009, 09:20 AM
Edit: Since yesterday the Invasion has started again, I think they come everyday at a certain time to spam :(

They seemed to have stopped for a few days :D

Jay
11-30-2009, 01:32 PM
are you guys unable to post new threads? reply if you cannot start a new thread...

Jay
11-30-2009, 01:36 PM
i found the issue, this will be resolved soon.

Mutte
11-30-2009, 01:36 PM
I get the following when I try to make a new thread :
Mutte, you do not have permission to access this page. This could be due to one of several reasons:

Your user account may not have sufficient privileges to access this page. Are you trying to edit someone else's post, access administrative features or some other privileged system?
If you are trying to post, the administrator may have disabled your account, or it may be awaiting activation.

Jay
11-30-2009, 01:39 PM
try it now, everything should be working now.

Mutte
11-30-2009, 02:11 PM
It works now =]

Agoroth
11-30-2009, 04:59 PM
I don't know if I'm the only one, but I can't seem to edit my posts. The button simply isn't there.

Jay
11-30-2009, 05:02 PM
how about now?

Agoroth
11-30-2009, 05:04 PM
Ah. Much better. :)

I was really beginning to miss that button. :p

marksman_sniper
12-02-2009, 04:38 AM
Mine seemed to be working fine as always :D

I wanted to ask if we could open the Trade Area of the forums here. The Market Place at Facepunch is just too little and there are sometimes imbeciles there as well. At least the Admins there do something when I report an imbecile :D

Jay
12-03-2009, 01:00 PM
forums might go down in the next week or 2 to do some changes in the background again. Wont be down for long if it does go down.

marksman_sniper
12-11-2009, 06:55 AM
By the way, I wanted to inform you in case you haven't noticed yet that this Community here is growing but is also getting less active members, I think it was 370-340 and now it's a bit less. Just wanted to inform you and not suggest anything because I wouldn't know what to do in a situation like this.
Hope this helps :D

marksman_sniper
01-29-2010, 01:34 PM
Could we open the Trading Area? It'd be nice to have another trade location.

($W3)HUMM3R
02-06-2010, 02:56 PM
Just wanna ask something. :)

Is the forums supposed to get marked as read if you idle on this site?
It has happened many times that I forget that I have VGR on a tab and then when i want to check what's new everything is marked as read. :(

Jay
02-06-2010, 07:26 PM
Just wanna ask something. :)

Is the forums supposed to get marked as read if you idle on this site?
It has happened many times that I forget that I have VGR on a tab and then when i want to check what's new everything is marked as read. :(
I will have to check it out, you might have to click refresh upon visiting again...it has happened to me before on several vbulletin boards.

($W3)HUMM3R
02-07-2010, 06:47 AM
I will have to check it out, you might have to click refresh upon visiting again...it has happened to me before on several vbulletin boards.

I have tried to refresh several times but it's still marked as read. :(

Oh, and another thing.
If you read a post and click "back" in the browser (Google chrome) the forum does NOT get marked as read and you have to enter it again and go back by clicking "VGRequirements Forums" in the upper left corner. :/
Guess it's something you just gotta get used to. :p

Jay
03-30-2010, 09:46 AM
you can now enter spoilers by clicking on http://www.vgrequirements.info/spoiler.gif when making a new post and entering text between the tags.

Jay
03-30-2010, 09:59 AM
youtube videos and about 100+ other video site videos now automatically embed onto the boards.

just copy and paste and the video player should display automatically.

It looks like this for now, I will be playing around with the mod shortly so it can display the videos widescreen
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDa8unm5MSQ

the [youtube] tag is still active for those who still want to use it, but I am not sure how much longer I will leave it on.

($W3)HUMM3R
03-30-2010, 11:02 AM
you can now enter spoilers by clicking on http://www.vgrequirements.info/spoiler.gif when making a new post and entering text between the tags.

Yaay, spoilers. :)
I've tried to find that button a couple of times.
Has the command always been active?

Jay
03-30-2010, 11:06 AM
Yaay, spoilers. :)
I've tried to find that button a couple of times.
Has the command always been active?
no it was just added today.

Mutte
03-30-2010, 03:24 PM
I was missing those features a few times before.
They sure are very helpful !

Please let the youtube one stay and make a button or so for it, because most of us didn't even know it's here.

*EDIT*
I just saw the review section, that's totally awesome that you're doing that !