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The Mega Upgrade [support/request topic]

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The core of the upgrade has been installed. There are still some things I have to tweak here and there. But otherwise, everything appears to be working as it should!
If you have any requests or support issues, please post here.
Thank you, everyone, for your patience!


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Thank you, Jordan. Great work sir!!


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fecc-mechanic wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 10:37 am
The core of the upgrade has been installed. There are still some things I have to tweak here and there. But otherwise, everything appears to be working as it should!
Once I finish later tomorrow, I will be making a post - in this topic explaining some of the new features. Thank you everyone for your patience!
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Thank you very much, Jordan!

Edit: One thing I noticed that is missing (and that is why I don't like the other Elvis forum), is that it was very useful when clicking on a thread, it immediately led me to the last unread post. Now this feature is gone from here too :(


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JimmyCool wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:25 pm
Thank you very much, Jordan!

Edit: One thing I noticed that is missing (and that is why I don't like the other Elvis forum), is that it was very useful when clicking on a thread, it immediately led me to the last unread post. Now this feature is gone from here too :(
@JimmyCool I will see what I can do to fix this! :)


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Anyone else experiencing problems in viewing images posted. Tried various platforms like Google, Google Chrome, Safari. Microsoift Edge and laptop and iPad. Looking at the "What Are You Listening To Tight Now" thread, some images and videos are showing up, whilst others are not - just a jpeg reference number etc. Just a little gremlin but also seem to have lost some likes given and received under profile. Was over 1500 for "likes received" before update, now under 1400.
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emjel wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:58 pm
Anyone else experiencing problems in viewing images posted. Tried various platforms like Google, Google Chrome, Safari. Microsoift Edge and laptop and iPad. Looking at the "What Are You Listening To Tight Now" thread, some images and videos are showing up, whilst others are not - just a jpeg reference number etc.
Yes, my avatar seems to have disappeared. Kind of a bummer but I am sure I can find it again. That said, the upgrade is nice! Thanks, Jordan!!


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@emjel It does look like some files got messed up/corrupted in the upgrade. I'll see what I can do.
@Mike C I'll do my best to restore that.


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fecc-mechanic wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:03 pm
@emjel It does look like some files got messed up/corrupted in the upgrade. I'll see what I can do.
@Mike C I'll do my best to restore that.
Thanks. If it is an issue, I can redo it. I know where the pics. Merry Christmas!


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Thank you. It's looking good! I like it...


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I got ya covered @Mike C


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Any feedback on the improved forum search engine? It is quicker and seems to be more accurate than before. It no longer uses the archaic standard search engine, but rather a cool bit of tech called "Sphinx"


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@JimmyCool
The function is actually built in to the forum. See attached image where I've highlighted and circled where you click to go the "last unread" post in a topic. (click to make it bigger)
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fecc-mechanic wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:13 pm
I got ya covered @Mike C
Thank you, sir!


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emjel wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:58 pm
Anyone else experiencing problems in viewing images posted. Tried various platforms like Google, Google Chrome, Safari. Microsoift Edge and laptop and iPad. Looking at the "What Are You Listening To Tight Now" thread, some images and videos are showing up, whilst others are not - just a jpeg reference number etc. Just a little gremlin but also seem to have lost some likes given and received under profile. Was over 1500 for "likes received" before update, now under 1400.
@emjel
My apologies, didn't see the second portion of your post.
The "likes" issue is due to the original board not taking into account posts/topics which may have been moved/deleted by a moderator. The count as shown now is accurate.


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Thanks for reply.....but you mean I got a load of likes on posts that were deleted by a moderator. And 1500 was such a nice number :wink: :cry:


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@emjel
You'll get there again!

Also, it appears that the attachments still exist and have been properly transferred during the upgrade. Now, just trying to figure out whey they aren't doing what they are supposed to!


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fecc-mechanic wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 7:14 pm
@emjel
You'll get there again!
Great work over Xmas period - And I’m sure I will. :)

PS hey can you like my post....just want to make sure the option is working :lol: And 1400 is a pretty good number too.


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fecc-mechanic wrote:
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:36 pm
@JimmyCool
The function is actually built in to the forum. See attached image where I've highlighted and circled where you click to go the "last unread" post in a topic. (click to make it bigger)

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Awesome! Thank you very much, Jordan! :)


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Hopefully, the "View New Posts" feature will return.

I may tear up two acres around here if it doesn't.


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I do believe I have fixed the missing avatars and attachments. If ya'll run across any more please let me know!


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Rob wrote:
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Hopefully, the "View New Posts" feature will return.

I may tear up two acres around here if it doesn't.
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Great!

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Thank you, Jordan, no complaints here. Merry Christmas, now please enjoy the holidays.


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By the way...is there a way to select the older theme for this new software? :) Would love to keep that look.

Thanks again, Jordan for all you do!!