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WHY HAS HUKD CHANGED AGAIN ???????

aw08 Avatar
6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
what is going on wht the change again ??????
not clear how to find any thing and what is A/V ????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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6y, 1m agoPosted 6 years, 1 month ago
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#1
A/V - Audio / Video
#2
Audio/Visual (games)
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http://thatschurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/CalvinHobbsCalmDown.jpg
#4
Marina
http://thatschurch.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/CalvinHobbsCalmDown.jpg
Just returned from New York , stressed out , thought have a quick look @ HUKD as a destreessor ,

what the heck is going on ??????? cannot find anything , tired , werary jet lagged , !!!!

picture made me LOL , !
#5
aw08
picture made me LOL , !

Thats good. :)

Site change not bad, only minor changes now. Phil seems stressed too, you have company! :D

Good night :-)

Edited By: Marina on Oct 31, 2010 00:43: ....
#6
Jumpingphil
Please tell me that you don't really expect to be kept up to date with planned ( or unplanned, in most cases ) changes made on here.After all, it is you that are providing a living for the site owners.Do you really expect them to let you know what they intend to do?They seem to think we will put up with loads and loads and loads of badly implemented mods without telling you diddly squat what is going on.Well, I for one have now almost stopped completely buying, using this site, stuff that I want that I see advertised on this site.They seem to be soooooooo arrogant that they don't deem us people worthy of being kept informed as to what is going on, even when they say they will ( Which has happened several times, but never been fulfilled. ).


my oh my your more stressed than me , !!! 5hrs forward from new yrk time , completley jet lagged and now the clocks go back an hr , feel like dr who !!!!!!!
[mod]#7
Site still has a search bar though. :D
#8
Randa1
Audio/Visual (games)

Nothing to do with games, have a gaming section it's clearly a link to AVforums
#9
Adam2050
Randa1
Audio/Visual (games)
Nothing to do with games, have a gaming section it's clearly a link to AVforums

clearly...
#10
is the "home" section gone for good now??
banned#11
bunny_boiler
is the "home" section gone for good now??

yes so all electricals like dishwashers etc go in OTHER DEALS section

but they wont put OTHER DEALS On the main page

you have to customise your view EVERY time you want to see this section, then change it back!

hence why toasters etc are appearing under AV now else no-one would see the deal lol

you really couldnt make it up!
#12
Jumpingphil
Please tell me that you don't really expect to be kept up to date with planned ( or unplanned, in most cases ) changes made on here.After all, it is you that are providing a living for the site owners.Do you really expect them to let you know what they intend to do?They seem to think we will put up with loads and loads and loads of badly implemented mods without telling you diddly squat what is going on.Well, I for one have now almost stopped completely buying, using this site, stuff that I want that I see advertised on this site.They seem to be soooooooo arrogant that they don't deem us people worthy of being kept informed as to what is going on, even when they say they will ( Which has happened several times, but never been fulfilled. ).

seeing as you "completely stopped using this site" then you dont mind gettinng a lifetime ip ban.....

go on mods you wanna really ;)
#13
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)
#14
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)


me neither!
banned#15
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)


bossyboots
me neither!


Do you filter when you use online retailers? Or just read all the contents no matter what it throws at you? If you were looking for a new kitchen appliances, why would you want to view "all"? Yes, you can use search, but we all know its pretty dire and wouldnt show anything if there was a speeling misteak.

There is an easy fix here. Just a shame the owner is too stubborn to admit he's got it wrong.
#16
Use the search function. Tbh its NO big deal - its a website and something like this doesnt bother me


lol just seen your "speeling misteak"!!

Edited By: bossyboots on Oct 31, 2010 09:14: .
banned#17
bossyboots
Use the search function. Tbh its NO big deal - its a website and something like this doesnt bother me


I'm guessing you don't search very often?
banned#18
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)


LOL

I just noticed!

I bet that cleaner sounds and looks good!
banned#19
guv
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)


bossyboots
me neither!


Do you filter when you use online retailers? Or just read all the contents no matter what it throws at you? If you were looking for a new kitchen appliances, why would you want to view "all"? Yes, you can use search, but we all know its pretty dire and wouldnt show anything if there was a speeling misteak.

There is an easy fix here. Just a shame the owner is too stubborn to admit he's got it wrong.

nail on the head time
banned#20
bossyboots
Use the search function. Tbh its NO big deal - its a website and something like this doesnt bother me


lol just seen your "speeling misteak"!!


and if the search worked anything like a search that would be fine!
banned#21
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)

I used to but none of them work now!

I just get:-

Cold. Let's get that fire started!
banned#22
colinsunderland
bossyboots
Use the search function. Tbh its NO big deal - its a website and something like this doesnt bother me


lol just seen your "speeling misteak"!!


and if the search worked anything like a search that would be fine!

and dont get me started on the sort order of the search. It sort of shows the mindset of the developers when they think bringing back deals 8 months old first is the way to go!
[mod]#23
Shouldn't the question be..............if you hate it so much then why stick around?

Will power is low in this thread :D
banned#24
csiman
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)

I used to but none of them work now!

I just get:-

Cold. Let's get that fire started!


csiman,

Can you try and establish if there's some sort of pattern, if so I'll escalate it to the team for review.

Regards
banned#25
aScottishBloke
csiman
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)

I used to but none of them work now!

I just get:-

Cold. Let's get that fire started!


csiman,

Can you try and establish if there's some sort of pattern, if so I'll escalate it to the team for review.

Regards

when on main forum view, they work and take me to:-

http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot

within a thread, it tries to take me unsuccessfully to:-

http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/deals/hot (tab even still states ELECTRICALS)

Edited By: csiman on Oct 31, 2010 13:03: wer
[mod]#26
csiman
aScottishBloke
csiman
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)

I used to but none of them work now!

I just get:-

Cold. Let's get that fire started!


csiman,

Can you try and establish if there's some sort of pattern, if so I'll escalate it to the team for review.

Regards

when on main forum view, they work and take me to:-

http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot


within a thread, it tries to take me unsuccessfully to:-

http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot
(tab even still states ELECTRICALS)


That's because you are searching Misc where there are no deals. lol
banned#27
Syzable
csiman
aScottishBloke
csiman
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)

I used to but none of them work now!

I just get:-

Cold. Let's get that fire started!


csiman,

Can you try and establish if there's some sort of pattern, if so I'll escalate it to the team for review.

Regards

when on main forum view, they work and take me to:-
[url=%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Ca%20class=]
http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot[/url]" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">
http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot


within a thread, it tries to take me unsuccessfully to:-
[url=%3Cbr%20/%3E%3Ca%20class=]
http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot[/url]" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">
http://www.hotukdeals.com/av/misc/hot
(tab even still states ELECTRICALS)


That's because you are searching Misc where there are no deals. lol

its not a search! I am just clicking the new A/V topic hyperlink within a thread.
[mod]#28
csiman

its not a search! I am just clicking the new A/V topic hyperlink within a thread.


Yes, but you need to do it when in deals or then click the deals tab afterwards. It's not a bug, you are just on the wrong forum.
banned#29
Syzable
csiman

its not a search! I am just clicking the new A/V topic hyperlink within a thread.


Yes, but you need to do it when in deals or then click the deals tab afterwards. It's not a bug, you are just on the wrong forum.

eh? I am within ANY thread and it topic links dont work. Nowt to do with which forum I am in lol
banned#30
not fussed now anyway as topics dont include a lot of stuff now so no longer use them
#31
Jumpingphil
sedd33
Jumpingphil
Please tell me that you don't really expect to be kept up to date with planned ( or unplanned, in most cases ) changes made on here.After all, it is you that are providing a living for the site owners.Do you really expect them to let you know what they intend to do?They seem to think we will put up with loads and loads and loads of badly implemented mods without telling you diddly squat what is going on.Well, I for one have now almost stopped completely buying, using this site, stuff that I want that I see advertised on this site.They seem to be soooooooo arrogant that they don't deem us people worthy of being kept informed as to what is going on, even when they say they will ( Which has happened several times, but never been fulfilled. ).
seeing as you "completely stopped using this site" then you dont mind gettinng a lifetime ip ban.....go on mods you wanna really ;)


You missed out the word almost.

So you don't mind having a service you are paying for being messed about willy nilly with things going wrong all over the place? http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/what.gif

A ban? for telling the truth?


what service are you paying for? The site is free to use?

yeah they've had problems but it's still a good place to find deals.
[mod]#32
csiman
Syzable
csiman

its not a search! I am just clicking the new A/V topic hyperlink within a thread.


Yes, but you need to do it when in deals or then click the deals tab afterwards. It's not a bug, you are just on the wrong forum.

eh? I am within ANY thread and it topic links dont work. Nowt to do with which forum I am in lol


Just checked and works fine for me in Firefox, Chrome and Explorer. Maybe you need to clear your cookies
banned#33
Syzable
csiman
Syzable
csiman

its not a search! I am just clicking the new A/V topic hyperlink within a thread.


Yes, but you need to do it when in deals or then click the deals tab afterwards. It's not a bug, you are just on the wrong forum.

eh? I am within ANY thread and it topic links dont work. Nowt to do with which forum I am in lol


Just checked and works fine for me in Firefox, Chrome and Explorer. Maybe you need to clear your cookies

Thanks - cleared my cache and it works now (cookies are for site preferences, logins etc)
#34
guv
Predikuesi
I never use the Topics bar anyway :)


bossyboots
me neither!


Do you filter when you use online retailers? Or just read all the contents no matter what it throws at you? If you were looking for a new kitchen appliances, why would you want to view "all"? Yes, you can use search, but we all know its pretty dire and wouldnt show anything if there was a speeling misteak.

There is an easy fix here. Just a shame the owner is too stubborn to admit he's got it wrong.


It's just the way I do it :) I flick through a couple of pages of deals to see if there is anything I need. I only use three of the links on the "Forums" bar too, Deals, Freebies and Misc. I can't be bothered with all the rest on either bar.
banned#35
Jumpingphil

By buying any of the deals posted here we are lining the pockets of the owners.
So we are indirectly paying for this service.
You don't think they are doing it out of the goodness of their hearts do you?


Deals are posted on the merit of the product/price and in the majority by members - It's not at all related to deals which offer earning potential.
banned#36
Jumpingphil
aScottishBloke
Jumpingphil
By buying any of the deals posted here we are lining the pockets of the owners.So we are indirectly paying for this service.You don't think they are doing it out of the goodness of their hearts do you?
Deals are posted on the merit of the product/price and in the majority by members - It's not at all related to deals which offer earning potential.


You've confused me now ASB, I understand why and by whom deals are posted. I'm not sure I understand your last bit.

I thought the vast majority of deals posted on here would earn money for the owners every time an item from one was purchased.
That is what I thought the whole point of this site is about.
Have I got that wrong somehow? http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/what.gif



From the About Us Section:


How HotUKDeals is funded

We don't run banner ads on the site, sell ad space, use your email address for marketing or sell your details to other parties. We keep the site funded and running by using commission links on merchants where HUKD receives a commission if a product is purchased. As members submit and vote on deals we believe this keeps the site unbiased but if you have concerns please post and discuss them with us and other members in the Feedback section.


So whilst we may receive funding as a result of commission from some merchants, this has no bearing on the criteria for posting a deal. We simply ask that the best deals are listed for the benefit of the members. The site has always aimed to be very clear with regards to criteria for listing deals.
#37
Jumpingphil
numptyj
Jumpingphil
sedd33
Jumpingphil
Please tell me that you don't really expect to be kept up to date with planned ( or unplanned, in most cases ) changes made on here.After all, it is you that are providing a living for the site owners.Do you really expect them to let you know what they intend to do?They seem to think we will put up with loads and loads and loads of badly implemented mods without telling you diddly squat what is going on.Well, I for one have now almost stopped completely buying, using this site, stuff that I want that I see advertised on this site.They seem to be soooooooo arrogant that they don't deem us people worthy of being kept informed as to what is going on, even when they say they will ( Which has happened several times, but never been fulfilled. ).
seeing as you "completely stopped using this site" then you dont mind gettinng a lifetime ip ban.....go on mods you wanna really ;)
You missed out the word almost.So you don't mind having a service you are paying for being messed about willy nilly with things going wrong all over the place? http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/what.gifA ban? for telling the truth?
what service are you paying for? The site is free to use? yeah they've had problems but it's still a good place to find deals.


By buying any of the deals posted here we are lining the pockets of the owners.
So we are indirectly paying for this service.
You don't think they are doing it out of the goodness of their hearts do you?

Don't get me wrong, I agree it is a good place to find deals, but it could be soooooo much better.
Having been a computer programmer all my working life, seing so many bugs in this place just disheartens me. http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/jumpingphil/thumbsup.gif


Yeah I understand how it makes its money, but at the end of the day that doesn't bother me.

My aim for using this site is that I save money when buying a certain product. As long as I'm getting the best deal for myself I dont really care how the site makes its money.
#38
Syzable
Site still has a search bar though. :D

Think this is the third.. or is it fourth incarnation I can recall. Wouldnt worry.. you will all get used to it.

Wotcha Sy...hope you good mate!
[mod]#39
Howdy Rockster.............i'm good, hope you are living the dream and enjoying yourself. :)
#40
csiman
bunny_boiler
is the "home" section gone for good now??

yes so all electricals like dishwashers etc go in OTHER DEALS section

but they wont put OTHER DEALS On the main page

you have to customise your view EVERY time you want to see this section, then change it back!

hence why toasters etc are appearing under AV now else no-one would see the deal lol

you really couldnt make it up!

Thankyou but argh! help! ok so i go to Customise Deals & Alerts then set as deals and other on the drop downs? when i do this and save it just takes me back to this customising page......is it me being stupid???? or just the site??

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