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Thanks to all for your recent opinions, and those given to me in the past.
A. I waited for timed banning to work before using it.á There was a reason, just as beating your dog every time it acts ...

Started Feb 10th, 2015 at 10:45pm by JonB
2 1,810 Last Post Jun 2nd, 2016 at 2:10pm
By: Dandello
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Board Index
When I collapse my boards at the Board Index, it looks like there are headers but no info. Should the Topics, Post and Last Post be blank when collapsed?

Started Dec 9th, 2016 at 11:38pm by Red Barchetta
1 32 Last Post Dec 10th, 2016 at 12:30am
By: Dandello
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It was noted separately that this forum has a 5 post requirement to allow sending of PM's.  That is/was a long standing policy to prevent spammers from filling inboxes, and worse forcing all the notif...

Started Oct 5th, 2014 at 10:49pm by JonB
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5 150 Last Post Oct 6th, 2014 at 6:01pm
By: Bill Myers
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Poll on Admin Maintenance options (multi-admin)
Question: Additional Maintenance Mode Notice Options
One More Try

Started Oct 27th, 2014 at 9:30pm by JonB
0 68 Last Post Oct 27th, 2014 at 9:30pm
By: JonB
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Good Question - what to do about Human Serial Spammers
Most forums will eventually get human spammers that come back, time and again.  Because they are rational sentient entities with a pretty big array of tools and 'faking' e-maill addys, and proxy servi...

Started Sep 9th, 2014 at 4:51pm by JonB
7 155 Last Post Nov 6th, 2014 at 12:08am
By: jduck1979
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The State of YaBB - Chapter One - Road Maps
State of the YaBB project.
There's a lot of ground to cover.á So I'm going to break it down into a few areas and give separate updates on each.á Today we're going to deal with where we are on the...

Started Nov 3rd, 2014 at 10:16pm by JonB
5 124 Last Post Nov 6th, 2014 at 4:00pm
By: JonB
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The State of YaBB - Chapter Two - Development
What's going on with development and coding.
1.á Development under way.
  • A. Multi administrator notifications.á This feature set will handle two functionality problems that are unique to mu...

[b]2.á Items being 'thought through'.[/

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 3:55pm by JonB
3 93 Last Post Nov 10th, 2014 at 4:45pm
By: JonB
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BoardMod reorganization.
Hello folks.
First some news, we will soon will be moving 'Boardmod is back' to a new server container for ; I'm still working out some details of the transition on our spare ser...

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 8:42pm by JonB
2 84 Last Post Nov 11th, 2014 at 2:18pm
By: JonB
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Dandello's ToDo List
Some of these are works in progress for 2.6.2
  • PMs
    • Reply to all button
    • Replied to flag (and by whom) on Guest BMs
  • progress indicator on Registration
  • Convert 2.5AE template
  • Convert 2.4 te...

Started Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am by Dandello
0 91 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am
By: Dandello
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Viewing the calendar, but no option to add an event at this point?

Started Oct 2nd, 2014 at 1:13am by Red Barchetta
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By: Dandello
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More YaBB Initiatives Coming.
Yes, it's a 'teaser'.

Started Nov 28th, 2014 at 4:37pm by JonB
1 123 Last Post Nov 29th, 2014 at 12:14pm
By: Bill Myers
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Mirroring of YaBB resources
During the next few weeks we are going to actively work on creating more redundancy.  This will provide two things; more reliability (equipment and services) and flexibility (human resources and maint...

Started Dec 12th, 2014 at 5:07pm by JonB
3 118 Last Post Dec 21st, 2014 at 8:44pm
By: The Boy
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Apache and 'The Looming Tower'.
Out there, hidden way in the weeds of the internet is an awful, awful thing. FORTUNATELY, most ISP's have enough sense NOT to implement it.á The research says it is present on roughly 5% of all Apache...

Started Jan 2nd, 2015 at 7:10pm by JonB
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12 219 Last Post Feb 9th, 2015 at 8:56pm
By: JonB
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Building YaBB 2.6 Templates/Themes
I'm starting a new series on building themes and templates for YaBB 2.6.
First up - What goes into a theme and template and how they work.
Next - Basic resources to draw on (literally) - bui...

Started Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:11pm by JonB
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1 120 Last Post Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:15pm
By: JonB
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MoveSplitSlice needs some serious help
As in it's not intuitive and is generally fracked... Angry

Started Feb 11th, 2015 at 3:49pm by Dandello
6 4,288 Last Post Feb 11th, 2015 at 6:40pm
By: JonB
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GMod permissions
Over at YaBBForumSoftware I granted some members GMod status so they could check out some proposed features for 2.6.2. They had some interesting observations concerning some newer Admin items not bein...

Started Feb 16th, 2015 at 9:49pm by Dandello
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23 613 Last Post Feb 19th, 2015 at 11:11pm
By: RonS2
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Coming Soon - SVN Management for Language Packs
Dandello and I are working out how to  use SVN for Language Packs.
This move will allow users/developers to 'peer into' and get automated diffs for language packs.
We are looking for for sev...

Started Jan 6th, 2015 at 6:10pm by JonB
4 404 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 6:41pm
By: JonB
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Let's talk Copyright, Open Source and Licenses
When Dandello and I were (separately) trying to revive this project, we started discussing this group of issues and we drew some interesting conclusions.á Now that good progress is being made, it's ti...

Started Mar 13th, 2015 at 1:11pm by JonB
3 213 Last Post Mar 17th, 2015 at 12:46pm
By: JonB
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Enabling Javascript in messages
Can anyone please help.
I wish to post Javascript codes in messages, but everything I have tried so far isn't getting it to work. Thank you.

Started Oct 16th, 2015 at 11:26pm by Miss Emily
10 871 Last Post Oct 19th, 2015 at 10:03pm
By: Miss Emily
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Historic Yabb Forum
Supposing this is the place to post support questions.
I was a member of a YaBB forum in years past (2006) which eventually closed because the Admin stopped paying for the domain name, pokehome.c...

Started Dec 2nd, 2015 at 11:06pm by Suppi
10 391 Last Post Dec 26th, 2015 at 6:39am
By: westwegoman
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Automatically switch to the mobile theme
for an admin board, I compiled a list of non-PHP boards yesterday. This was when I found out that YaBB is still alive, so I actually registered here to say "Thank you": Thank you. Smiley

Started May 19th, 2016 at 7:21am by @4+
4 1,003 Last Post May 20th, 2016 at 5:57pm
By: @4+
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YaBB's 'Wedge'
I firmly believe YaBB deserves and merits a larger 'Wedge' in the bulletin software scene and use. One among many pluses is the user-friendly design from both, Admins and users perspectives alike.<br ...

Started Mar 16th, 2014 at 1:14pm by Elrick.
4 1,687 Last Post Mar 17th, 2014 at 6:59am
By: Bill Myers
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TapaTalk mobile App
I am on an automotive forum that I recently found out you can use tapatalk with. Out of curiosity, I went to tapatalk's site and noticed that YABB is not on their list of supported forums. As a mobile...

Started May 27th, 2016 at 4:48pm by Red Barchetta
2 222 Last Post Aug 31st, 2016 at 8:49am
By: Mkonrad
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Free Association Thinking
I'm working on 'something' áWink
Here's a creative exercise -
A. Think up a list of the first 10 words that come to mind when you think of YaBB specifically.
B. Now think up another list ...

Started Jul 18th, 2012 at 3:15pm by JonB
6 3,524 Last Post Jul 24th, 2012 at 8:09pm
By: The Boy
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Poll: Which Mods?
These are just a small sampling of mods that might well be added to YaBB Next as part of the package, depending on how many people would like to have them. (Note that SpamFruits and Anti-Spam quiz are...

Started Jul 19th, 2012 at 11:00pm by Dandello
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71 24,023 Last Post Jul 25th, 2012 at 5:17pm
By: Bill Myers
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How many themes should YaBB "Next" Edition versions ship with?
2, 3, 5, or more???
What would be the ideal choices?
What kid of a mix should it be?
What's the downside of shipping more than say 2 or 3?

Started Aug 28th, 2012 at 9:57pm by JonB
6 3,474 Last Post Sep 7th, 2012 at 1:15am
By: Corey Chapman
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New post at end of topic being moved (check box)
Just a thought...
In the next version, would it be difficult to add a description to this check box to describe what its for? (see attached photo) My dense self just figured out what it was for.<...

Started Sep 27th, 2012 at 1:16pm by westwegoman (Ex Member)
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5 1,973 Last Post Sep 28th, 2012 at 2:30pm
By: xnoddyx
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Support Request Template?
Does YaBB have one? Do we need one?
Forum Version?
Server (windows / linux)?
Mods Installed?
etc etc
Just a thought  Smiley

Started Aug 4th, 2012 at 4:30pm by depablo
5 2,174 Last Post Oct 4th, 2012 at 4:10pm
By: JonB
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A humble suggestion regarding bug fixes.
No software is perfect and 2.5.2 undoubtedly has as yet undiscovered bugs. My suggestion - when a bug is found and there's a working bug-fix, let's use Board-Mod to help get it installed.

Started Oct 22nd, 2012 at 12:25am by Dandello
1 1,041 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2012 at 12:33am
By: westwegoman - Ex Member
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YaBB Next Code-i-festo + Roadmaps
As we all thought about the future of YaBB, and then worked on YaBB 2.5.2 - there has been an ongoing conversation about 'how we get there'. áDandello and JonB have been discussing this for some month...

Started Oct 31st, 2012 at 10:47pm by JonB
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1 4,419 Last Post Nov 2nd, 2012 at 4:22pm
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