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Initial thoughts of .org

Discussion in 'Site Announcements and Feedback' started by billz, Dec 6, 2011.

  1. billz

    billz Zorg Expert (I)
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    Well thought i would post a thread and see what everyone thinks of this site.
    I will start things off.
    There is Excellent communications from the Admin staff, all though still trying to find my way around the changes i find it an excellent site and if it wasnt for the fact of the history of .net i would be very happy if i had to make this our new forum home. I also believe that allthough it would never be forgotten if .net never came back, that this site is an exceptional alternative.
    I would also like this thread to show our thanks to the Team behind it all.
    So it is a massive thank you from me and well done lads. You could yet go down in history as the blokes who kept the z in forums. :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymapplause:
    bill
     
  2. Jonttt

    Jonttt Zorg Addict

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    We could use this to share new features we find.

    Obviously new imoticons
    You can upload pics though I will probably still link using img tags until I play around with it

    Site seems faster a posting a reply does not hang causing double posts

    There seems to be a friends grouping

    It's easier to see if someone is online

    I do miss the scrolling recent post history on the home screen though

    I can use tapatalk
     
  3. swamper

    swamper Zorg Guru (V)
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    one word from me...."enthusiastic" :-bd
     
  4. Ragtop

    Ragtop Zorg Guru (III)

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    My initial thoughts are I'm amazed they set this forum up so quick and also have managed to get a lot of .net members on here in numbers. ^:)^

    The longer .org runs the more it will difficult to lose it completely as I'm sure a lot of us will get used to it over the coming days. :)

    A lot of us are impressed with .org and it can only get better.

    It would be good if Tim could get in touch with Gary & James and sort things out so we are all winners in zroadster land. :)
     
  5. si-forks

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    One word Great :ymhug:
     
  6. Garythefish

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    Really good effort by the .org team ^:)^
     
  7. Boysie

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    Hi

    Great site and well done to the people who set up the site ^:)^
    i'm not a facebook person (-|
    So this is a great site for me :-bd


    Ray
     
  8. XVar

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    Do any mods on zroadster.net have full access to the admin panel? If you do, you can pull a full backup (in the form of SQL import scripts) which would enable the importing of old posts/accounts. I'm not sure if/how much the database structure has changed between phpBB2 and phpBB3 but I'd be happy to help with conversion scripts if needed (I'm a SQL developer by trade). Even if the old forums/posts were imported in a read only state it'd be a massive bonus to this site.
     
  9. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    Xvar, you have a PM!
     
  10. Garythefish

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    As a zroaster.net Mod I don't have access to the admin panel, AFAIK the only person with full access is Tim the Forum owner.
     
  11. Titan

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    Congratulations to Gary and James for the amount of time and effort they have put in to get .org up and running so quickly.
    It is a shame that .net is not lost, but accessibility issues for the majority render it somewhat useless as a contemporary means of communication.
    AFAIK Tim promised upgrades that haven't materialised so I hope he accepts this new site with the spirit and manner in which it has been created.
    Good Luck to you all.

    Terry
     
  12. SeaSurfer

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    Excellent work! much appreciated, love the quick facility to upload photos direct instead of having to use photobucket which is a pain.

    One happy zedder again.

    Gill
     
  13. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

    MAURICE THE MARTIAN Zorg Guru (V)
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    Never knew you could spell Wayne :D
    Great site well done :-bd
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  14. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

    MAURICE THE MARTIAN Zorg Guru (V)
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    Love the mouse =))
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  15. TaffZee

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  16. SeaSurfer

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    Titan, how come you are a Rookie ? and got a star too !

    Gill
     
  17. TaffZee

    TaffZee Zorg Guru (V)
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    Gill Cause he's posted 25 times :-*

    I got one now too :-bd
     
  18. SeaSurfer

    SeaSurfer Zorg Guru (I)

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    Im not far behind you both then.

    Gill
     
  19. gookah

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    :-? think it could do with an asm :ymblushing:
     
  20. z3cade

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    Its a great site but i wish i could get hold of my old car thread from. Net so i could continue it on here.. :-(