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7 Likes #1
- Rep

No longer available

update - Like - You can like a post by pressing the thumbs up button (right hand side of posts).

- Linking to individual posts / click view last read reply

Removed, means reading through 100's of posts to find certain posts. Not known if a glitch or a definite functionality removal.

- Gif avatars / animated avatars

Functionality removed and will not be added

- Threas subscriptions

Functionality removed and is supposed to be fixed. You may find doesn;t work on certain browsers (IE and IE based browsers) but may work in other browsers.

- Smilies

The old smiles have been removed and replaced with some new ones, the old ones can still be accessed if you know the name of the file.

See http://www.hotukdeals.com/misc/how-to-use-the-old-smilies/716207

- website url's turning to links

You need to now create a url, you can either put some text, highlight it and then press the chain based image in the editor.

or add the following to the post reply
[ url= http://www.domain.com /] link text [ /url ] (without spaces)

- Ignore user

This is no longer working (depending on browsers).

- Spam Posts

Seems to be not working, and you cannot report a thread and also spam it.

- Quoting images

Quotes of images don't work, cept smilies. Not sure if glitch or functionality

- Editing posts

No buttons to add links, images and text styling

- Text colouring

You can't change the text colour of your posts.

- Advanced search

No longer able to search via advanced to find threads started by certain users, but it does work by going in through their profile. This is a glitch.
Also not able to search via merchants, the drop down works for your searches for merchants and users, but then when you click the name of the user / merchant, it doesn't update the search box.

- Mark forum read

No longer able to mark forum read

- Leaving Feedback

Can't leave feedback for for a transaction in FS/ FT if the thread has been expired.



If you have anymore I will add them to the list, and a fix (if possible).
2 Likes #2
shortcuts ( and other stuff that I already cannot remember) by clicking on the # post number - gone

ability to both report and spam, plus I do not think that spam is working - gone

no option to quote an image

need to refresh before editing own reply works.

I don't know what the 'like' situation is; I haven't seen the blue banner for a while!
1 Like #3
whatsThePoint
Yawn..this has been covered loads of times already


I couldn't find a thread saying every function that has gone without reading 1200 posts.

This will hopefully let people know what is missing and how to get around them.
#4
chesso
shortcuts ( and other stuff that I already cannot remember) by clicking on the # post number - gone

ability to both report and spam, plus I do not think that spam is working - gone

no option to quote an image


Covered #1, but will add 2 & 3
#5
Meh, if they add it so be it, but least there will be a post with all the info.
#6
dcx_badass
For url's can also do this that I prefer:

[ url ] http://www.domain.com [ /url ] (without spaces)

Gives:
http://www.domain.com


Ah nice, a shorter way :D
banned#7
I can hardly be bothered to be nasty to people now. Or post in bold. Two more great forum features lost.
#8
whatsThePoint
faevilangel
Meh, if they add it so be it, but least there will be a post with all the info.


Are you 100% sure you have listed everything, you don't seem sure by asking others to add to it
So no, its not a post with everything listed, so no better than the other 1200 posts


I have quickly glanced through the main thread and added what I saw, but might have missed a few things, so getting people to add more is helpful.
#9
whatsThePoint
faevilangel
Meh, if they add it so be it, but least there will be a post with all the info.


Are you 100% sure you have listed everything, you don't seem sure by asking others to add to it
So no, its not a post with everything listed, so no better than the other 1200 posts


And you're fully aware that by constantly blabbing about how this thread is useless and will never remain at the top, you are bumping it?

Ironic much?

Bump Bump
#10
mr.potato_head
whatsThePoint
faevilangel
Meh, if they add it so be it, but least there will be a post with all the info.


Are you 100% sure you have listed everything, you don't seem sure by asking others to add to it
So no, its not a post with everything listed, so no better than the other 1200 posts


And you're fully aware that by constantly blabbing about how this thread is useless and will never remain at the top, you are bumping it?

Ironic much?

Bump Bump


Meh let him complain, as it bumps and might help reduce the constant crap threads of "I can't rep, I can't see my rep or My ego is lowering cos I can't see an online love message".
[Moderator]#11
I just found if you directly type a link in your post it converts it to a link.. so you don;t the [ url ] [ / url ] bit

http://linkhere
[Moderator] 1 Like #12
[email protected], thanks for this thread its a good idea :)
#13
bigflump
[email protected], thanks for this thread its a good idea :)


I thought so too, unless you have time to read 1200 posts and then remember everything
#14
bigflump
I just found if you directly type a link in your post it converts it to a link.. so you don;t the [ url ] [ / url ] bit

http://linkhere


It's now working then? wooo

http://hotukdeals.com
http://www.hotukdeals.com/

edit: not for me
1 Like #16
http:// www hotukdeals.com

Doesn't work here.

The chain method is quick though and you can over-write straight away
#17
chesso
http:// www hotukdeals.com

Doesn't work here.

The chain method is quick though and you can over-write straight away


Yup, but if you're editing a post, you don't get the buttons, so adding a link / image needs the shortcode

Ooh another one to add
1 Like #18
True and true. Shame it doesn't work!!

We have no colours for text.
#19
chesso
True and true. Shame it doesn't work!!

We have no colours for text.


Another good point, adding that now

I am gonna run out of like button clicks in a sec (is there a limit?)
1 Like #20
faevilangel
chesso
True and true. Shame it doesn't work!!

We have no colours for text.


Another good point, adding that now

I am gonan run out of like button clicks in a sec (is there a limit?)


I don't know but I don't get any 'likes' any more - only for two days!!
1 Like #21
chesso
faevilangel
chesso
True and true. Shame it doesn't work!!

We have no colours for text.


Another good point, adding that now

I am gonan run out of like button clicks in a sec (is there a limit?)


I don't know but I don't get any 'likes' any more - only for two days!!


I haven't seen any lately for my posts either, but hey it's like rep, useless and means nothing ;)
1 Like #22
I haven't seen any lately for my posts either, but hey it's like rep, useless and means nothing

Even more useless when it doesn't even show up anywhere!!


I'm off to bed.

I'm sure you'll find more - like moths to a candle.:D
#23
chesso
I haven't seen any lately for my posts either, but hey it's like rep, useless and means nothing

Even more useless when it doesn't even show up anywhere!!


I'm off to bed.

I'm sure you'll find more - like moths to a candle.:D


Night Night, just gotta keep this updated as it could be seen as a list for the devs to read ( 8) )
#24
whatsThePoint
Hopefully this will be dead and buried in feedback by morning where it belongs


It's in feedback now (why mods?) but won't die as it's useful (not to you though). One post of all functionality = no more rep threads = win
#25
bump
#26
The ability to see what deals you or someone else has posted. It's been replaced with the ability to see all threads they've posted, which I think erroneously fails to filter out Misc, Freedback, and FST threads.
#27
Mark forum read doesn't work anymore
#28
dxx
The ability to see what deals you or someone else has posted. It's been replaced with the ability to see all threads they've posted, which I think erroneously fails to filter out Misc, Freedback, and FST threads.


Yea I tried to find a thread started by someone, in advanced i added the username, chose forum and chose threads started and just showed threads with nothing i wanted in them.

heatherw_01
Mark forum read doesn't work anymore


K added
#29
Go To Unread is visible at the top of every thread, not just ones that have a new post in since i last visited.
banned#30
WHEN I USE ADVANCED SEARCH BY MEMBER IT DOESNT WORK, I PUT IN SAY SASSI AND A DROP DOWN COMES UP SO I CLICK ON SASSIE AND NOTHING HAPPENS IT JUST STAYS ON SASSI, TRIED FOR LOTS OF OTHER MEMBERS AND DOES EXACTLY THE SAME


ooops sorry about caps
#31
sassie
WHEN I USE ADVANCED SEARCH BY MEMBER IT DOESNT WORK, I PUT IN SAY SASSI AND A DROP DOWN COMES UP SO I CLICK ON SASSIE AND NOTHING HAPPENS IT JUST STAYS ON SASSI, TRIED FOR LOTS OF OTHER MEMBERS AND DOES EXACTLY THE SAME


ooops sorry about caps


That on IE sass? I don't get that on FF
banned 1 Like #32
faevilangel


That on IE sass? I don't get that on FF



no i am in firefox, also same when trying to search by merchant
#33
sassie
faevilangel


That on IE sass? I don't get that on FF



no i am in firefox, also same when trying to search by merchant


Just checked and it indeed is happening in FF, I tried it last night and worked?

Oh well, adding to top.
banned 1 Like #34
also no feedback can be left if you have posted within someones fs thread and said thread is expired, this has been happening ever since fo lk and is still same now
#35
sassie
also no feedback can be left if you have posted within someones fs thread and said thread is expired, this has been happening ever since fo lk and is still same now


Cheers, there are far more functions missing than I thought
banned#36
no edit times will lead to big problems in the fs boards at some stage


also the no feedback on expired threads is not for the op, just those who have posted within thread, so if you started it it will appear in your list, if you didnt it wont appear in your posted in threads list
#37
How does the thumbs up icon work? Presumably the number of clicks can be viewed by the writer of the post in question? Would be good to have a like/dislike function, with the results available to all
#38
Is it just functions you are reporting here or do things like the following count?

If you click on a post that has a largish opening post, you get taken to the first post and have to scroll back to read the rest of the opening post.
#39
Jumpingphil
Is it just functions you are reporting here or do things like the following count?

If you click on a post that has a largish opening post, you get taken to the first post and have to scroll back to read the rest of the opening post.


Hi Phil

Just functionality really not site glitches (unless was a function). Yours would be just a glitch.
#40
That's fair enough.http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/thumbsup.gif

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