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by admin
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Happy New Year
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Happy New Year

We would like to take a moment to express our gratitude for everyone's participation here at Thin Blue Smoke. It has been quite an unusual year with pandemics, economic fluctuations, business closures, etc. and we hope everyone has fared well through these difficult times. As we cast an eye towards ...
by admin
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Scheduled Maintenance 11/29/2020
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Re: Scheduled Maintenance

The updates and maintenance has been performed a little earlier than planned. Please report any issues in the Site Support forum particularly any problems with attachments or posting (anti-spam).
by admin
Sat Nov 28, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Scheduled Maintenance 11/29/2020
Replies: 1
Views: 133

Scheduled Maintenance 11/29/2020

The site will be offline briefly Sunday morning November 29th 2020 for some scheduled maintenance starting at 9:00AM EST. It should be offline for about an hour.
by admin
Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Site Update: November 13, 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 39

Site Update: November 13, 2020

The site was updated to the latest version of phpBB software, 3.3.2, in addition to some other enhancements. A SPAM prevention module was installed to help with nuisance registrations from nefarious characters mostly located in Eastern Europe, Russia, etc. Measures have been implemented to help with...
by admin
Tue Sep 29, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: Site Support and Feature Requests
Topic: Suggestion: Avatars
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: Suggestion: Avatars

feldon30 wrote: Fri Sep 25, 2020 5:03 pm I don't know of a currently maintained extension for this.
Morgan, Is this something you could code up? I like the idea but I don't have the time to invest into right now.
by admin
Sun Sep 27, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Site Support and Feature Requests
Topic: Suggestion: Avatars
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: Suggestion: Avatars

Up in "Quick Links" I found "New Posts" is that like new posts since my last visit? Sarge, "New Posts" are posts that have been made recently, whether you have read them or not. I don't know the time span which qualifies them as "recent" and I'm not sure if y...
by admin
Fri Sep 25, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Site Support and Feature Requests
Topic: Suggestion: Avatars
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: Suggestion: Avatars

Do you know of a specific phpBB Extension that does this? The only thing I've found is a 'Recent Topics' extension.

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/exte ... _topics_2/
by admin
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Site Support and Feature Requests
Topic: Suggestion: Recently uploaded pictures on the forum homepage.
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: Suggestion: Recently uploaded pictures on the forum homepage.

Thanks for the suggestion. I'll look into some ways to enhance the index page with recent photos etc.
by admin
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: Site Support and Feature Requests
Topic: Suggestion: Avatars
Replies: 8
Views: 224

Re: Suggestion: Avatars

Do you have an example? Another forum that does this perhaps?
by admin
Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Site Support and Feature Requests
Topic: Mobile view
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Mobile view

On all devices one of the quickest ways to get a listing of new or unread posts is to use the Quick-Links utility. It's the 3 horizontal bars in the upper left hand side directly under the header. Mobile_QuickLinks.png The other "visual" way to determine if a forum has new posts is by the ...