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Locked Global Announcement
Moderation Policy - Read & Heed
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
1 308 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 12:26pm
By: JonB
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Update Session
For those who are NOT using their password as their Session Update answer, please go to your User CP and re-input your answer. We've changed how the answers are saved to avoid problems with non-Englis...

Started Jun 12th, 2014 at 11:51pm by Dandello
1 1,340 Last Post Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:44pm
By: vteams
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"Just Sayin' "
This is what I needed to 'fix YaBB' back during the malware infestation - a YaBB tree - Linux/bash does not have a tree command AFAIK (watch I'll be wrong Tongue )
[CODE]
whatever -  Grin

Started Mar 28th, 2014 at 2:57pm by JonB
0 501 Last Post Mar 28th, 2014 at 2:57pm
By: JonB
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'Thanks' button
Hi,
In order to keep forum from having replies that just say 'thanks'  etc, is it possible to implement a button where forum users can click 'thanks' as opposed to replying with just 'thanks'?<br...

Started Mar 23rd, 2014 at 6:27pm by bbb_uk
3 368 Last Post Mar 23rd, 2014 at 8:37pm
By: Elrick.
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2.5.4 to/do list
Done
  • Calendar
  • Timed banning
  • Admin choice to keep AddTab and Edit Tab visible
  • Enhanced anti-spam verification for Guest posting, password reset, Guest Event posting<b...

Bug Fixes
  • YaBB.js QuickLink bug
  • minlinkweb/buddy list bug
  • multiple words in alt tag bug
  • negative increment

Started Jan 24th, 2013 at 6:27pm by Dandello
4 1,762 Last Post Jan 27th, 2013 at 11:50pm
By: Dandello
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3 way Session Authentication
. . . . . . and the ability to remove that $%#@&$@ "Update Session" tab that keeps appearing  Embarrassed

Started Feb 11th, 2013 at 5:50am by Derek Bullock (Ex Member)
13 3,173 Last Post Mar 28th, 2013 at 2:30pm
By: Dandello
Moved Topic
Moved: 'Ignore List Suggestion'
This Topic has been moved to Features for YaBB 2.6.2 by Dandello
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Moved: 'Top but no Bottom Button?'
This Topic has been moved to Features for YaBB 2.6.2 by Dandello
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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.
Advanta...

Started Oct 22nd, 2012 at 12:25am by Dandello
1 929 Last Post Oct 22nd, 2012 at 12:33am
By: westwegoman - Ex Member
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ANOTHER quick Pop Quiz
867-5309
Hints: Index Page, Look now
Wink

Started Mar 13th, 2014 at 1:04pm by JonB
8 771 Last Post Mar 13th, 2014 at 10:19pm
By: JonB
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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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12 166 Last Post Feb 9th, 2015 at 8:56pm
By: JonB
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April Fool's approacheth
Has anyone ever pulled a prank on it's members? I was thinking about doing it this year. Just haven't decided what I want to do yet.

Started Mar 6th, 2014 at 5:37pm by westwegoman
10 1,316 Last Post Mar 10th, 2014 at 1:16pm
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 www.boardmod.org. ; I'm still working out some details of the transition on our spare ser...

Started Nov 10th, 2014 at 8:42pm by JonB
2 59 Last Post Nov 11th, 2014 at 2:18pm
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 73 Last Post Dec 24th, 2014 at 3:15pm
By: JonB
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Calendar
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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20 203 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 6:03pm
By: Dandello
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can't access simviation forums
Hey, I am not sure if this is the right place to discuss this, but I don't know where else to turn, and I need help.  I am having trouble logging into the simviation forums.  Even after resetting my p...

Started Nov 18th, 2012 at 5:13am by Evan Popchock
4 1,856 Last Post Oct 17th, 2013 at 6:49am
By: Vikash Kumar munda
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Code needed
The code should 'remotely execute' spammers.
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Started May 4th, 2014 at 5:16am by JonB
0 154 Last Post May 4th, 2014 at 5:16am
By: JonB
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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
4 364 Last Post Mar 3rd, 2015 at 6:41pm
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 65 Last Post Nov 25th, 2014 at 3:28am
By: Dandello
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Poll: Does anybody actually use this?
This refers to BoardIndex and the arrow that reveals a dropdown MessageIndex for the board in question. (Which, BTW, has to be vastly increasing load times for BoardIndex here.)

Started Dec 4th, 2012 at 4:03pm by Dandello
2 1,430 Last Post Dec 5th, 2012 at 12:21am
By: xnoddyx
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Does it make sense to ban IP's
Tell us what you think and why.
Smiley

Started Aug 22nd, 2012 at 10:56pm by JonB
14 3,368 Last Post Mar 6th, 2014 at 1:41pm
By: JonB
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Driving Pople To Your Forum
RonS2 wrote on Dec 13th, 2013 at 4:03pm:
How are you planning to drive people to your forums?

This came out of another thread and I am interested in peoples views.
I myself am finding Facebook a serious threat to my forum.  I did s...

Started Dec 14th, 2013 at 10:59am by Derek Bullock (Ex Member)
5 421 Last Post Dec 22nd, 2013 at 2:07am
By: nelsa
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Fixing the YaBB Codex & Boardmod.
In my opinion, two parts of the Empire of YaBB are 'most broken' of all. áthe YaBB Codex and Boardmod. á
At the moment, Boardmod is down, actually broken (it uses in-line custom PHP & a MySQL dat...

Started Apr 10th, 2014 at 3:37pm by JonB
10 4,098 Last Post Apr 30th, 2014 at 10:02pm
By: JonB
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Poll: fork a thread
ok when i say 'fork' a thread i don't mean like the Admin splitting off off-topic stuff
ok 'fork' a thread
admin option on/off and what it will do
every post has a fork button
ye...

Started Nov 5th, 2012 at 11:51pm by xnoddyx
6 1,889 Last Post Nov 8th, 2012 at 2:55pm
By: xnoddyx
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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 3,101 Last Post Jul 24th, 2012 at 8:09pm
By: The Boy
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Generating Interest
I notice through Google there are actually hundreds of YaBB forums on the net. most of them have custom themes, maybe we should ask their admins if they would be interested sharing which may increase ...

Started Dec 14th, 2012 at 10:35pm by depablo
4 2,411 Last Post Dec 17th, 2012 at 12:36pm
By: xnoddyx
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Getting rid of the 'regular' Preview in 2.5.4
Ajax Live Preview works very well (with the exception of GreyBox which I'm sure Carsten, at some point, will get working.  Wink )
Now, it looks like 'regular' Preview was added for 2.5AE but with L...

Started May 28th, 2013 at 3:36pm by Dandello
3 1,489 Last Post May 28th, 2013 at 10:11pm
By: Bill Myers
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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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23 543 Last Post Feb 19th, 2015 at 11:11pm
By: RonS2
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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
7 125 Last Post Nov 6th, 2014 at 12:08am
By: jduck1979
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