Author Topic: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!  (Read 3225 times)

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Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« on: February 13, 2014, 01:31:56 PM »
After a shockingly long time, I have finally upgraded PPG's forum software to the current version of Simple Machines. The reasons it took so long are boring and dumb, the reason I finally forced the issue is easy enough: spam had been ridiculously bad for years and was finally reaching critical levels of intolerability.

Everybody's account has been reset to the new version's default theme, because the old version was quite broken. I have temporarily disabled your ability to change the theme, for simplicity's sake. At some point in the indeterminate future I will work on updating the old theme, as well as the old FWP look, but I make no promises about exactly when that will happen.

In the meantime, hopefully we can all enjoy a more pleasant forum experience.
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2014, 09:57:41 PM »
Hooray! It looks much better.

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2014, 03:10:05 PM »
Help!  I used to be Silk but I don't remember my password or the email I originally registered on.

Jason, can you help?
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2014, 03:21:20 AM »
Aah, this place always bring back good memories of IE games. Thanks for updating forums, Jason! Long live PPG! :)

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2014, 02:06:41 PM »
@Silk, I think you'll have better luck PM'ing jcompton directly.

And, yes, 'tis good to be back with a new look. :)

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #5 on: February 27, 2014, 02:10:44 AM »
i'M LOVING IT. How nice do I have to be to EE "users".?
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2014, 02:11:31 AM »
GODDAMIT. CAPS, NO.
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2014, 03:12:49 AM »
Try not to post when drunk.

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2014, 06:13:48 AM »
Try not to post when drunk.
Only a fool knows that TRYing doesn't help, only DOing does, because he is full of it: Do not post when drunk.

How nice do I have to be to EE "users".?
What's this word "nice" even mean ? It's always preferred that you treat everyone equally. = Bad.

I like this look by the ways.

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2014, 10:19:17 AM »
We've also added some new behind-the-scenes anti-spam measures. If you're reading this message you are probably not affected, but if things start behaving oddly for you, let us know. (Since you may not be able to post it here if you're having trouble, you can gripe here instead.)
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2014, 12:34:29 PM »
Everybody's account has been reset to the new version's default theme, because the old version was quite broken. I have temporarily disabled your ability to change the theme, for simplicity's sake. At some point in the indeterminate future I will work on updating the old theme, as well as the old FWP look...
I like this new theme. Close enough to the old one. Usually I hate the new theme these forum companies force on us.

I do miss the whatchamacallit graphics, in the upper-right, highlighting mods & websites.
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #11 on: March 07, 2014, 02:25:04 PM »
I'll put the banner ads back eventually.
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2014, 03:15:47 AM »
Try not to post when drunk.
NO THERES NO POINT OTHERWISE  ~._
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2014, 03:20:09 AM »
AND NO MOAR BANER ADZ
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #14 on: March 09, 2014, 02:46:15 PM »
Looks like I am lost, with this new design. How can I check my sent messages?

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #15 on: March 09, 2014, 05:25:43 PM »
I just had the same problem! But when your cursor hovers over "My messages", you get a small menu: New Messages/Inbox/Sent - and this way you can check your sent messages.

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #16 on: March 09, 2014, 06:37:19 PM »
I just had the same problem!
At the top of nearly every page:
http://i62.tinypic.com/11sjcpt.jpg

Erhm, I can't find the display image thingy... ninja.
« Last Edit: March 09, 2014, 06:38:53 PM by The Imp »

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #17 on: March 11, 2014, 01:52:37 AM »
I'm wondering where the Outbox is...

Pfeh. nvm. Sent items = outbox.  Yes, Echon.  Bastard, yes.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2014, 01:58:08 AM by Cybersquirt »
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #18 on: March 11, 2014, 05:22:23 AM »
On second glance, you can't get access to your "outbox" readily. Bummer.
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #19 on: March 11, 2014, 05:28:05 AM »
btw, who is The Imp?  They are way too verbose to be new. If they are new, they are to be verboten. But I doubt they are new.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2014, 05:30:47 AM by Cybersquirt »
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #20 on: March 11, 2014, 07:04:45 AM »
btw, who is The Imp?  They are way too verbose to be new. If they are new, they are to be verboten. But I doubt they are new.
I, well, I am Jarno Mikkola in G3, were that here and in SHSforums and so forth... I just moved to this "The Imp" profile to be more mysterious... or like in SHS forum, lost the password during a forum host move, while the email address doesn't exist anymore.
Yes, that's about 15000 posts at least together in all the IE communities... including 10 page FAQ for Megamods... not that it matters.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2014, 07:08:19 AM by The Imp »

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2014, 12:43:40 PM »
Hi, Jarno. Why did you ruin the mystery then?

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2014, 04:27:41 PM »
Hi, Jarno. Why did you ruin the mystery then?
The mystery was a joke. The motivation is the unprofound honesty.

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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2014, 01:08:00 AM »
I'm not so sure that honesty is UNprofound in this day and age.

e oh, and welcome (back).  I am enjoying a wonderful CA stout, indulge me.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2014, 01:10:43 AM by Cybersquirt »
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Re: Welcome to your mostly upgraded PPG forum experience!
« Reply #24 on: March 23, 2014, 12:31:36 AM »
Looks nice.

The next time I'm in the mood to do a forum upgrade I may use version 2.X of SMF or just join the rest and buy IP.