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Sorry, I have just quickly gone through the various menus and I am not impressed with the changes.


I am ready to take the heat for my views, but unless I see some drastic improvements over the next couple of days, I will probably visit much less than in the past./DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/cry.gif


I have looked for old posts anc cannot find them.  Where are all the old topics?  And why do they not appear as before?  Why should I have to go to Archives if that is the secret to seeing previous posts (I don't even know how to go to Archives).
 

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/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/crazy.gifI had the devil's time getting logged in...seems the system not only changed my password to a bunch of gibberish for me, but didn't want to mail me the password either. Made me feel very loved./DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/sad.gif


 


And it also seems you have to be logged in to contact Shad to tell him you can't log in...bit of a Catch-22 there /DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/shocked.gif
 

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It changed my password to something I had to write down in the hope of not forgetting it.

And having all the old threads vanish is irksome (I had a nice one going in the 'Indoor' subforum.)

Just have to see how things work out.
 

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On the positive side, I see we now have the 'sneak peek' function or whatever its called for the various threads (the little yellow box deal that pops up with the opening lines of a given post).

It also seems we don't have to hit the 'refresh' button or 'move ahead' for new posts to show (very bad explaining there) - most recent post is there when you hit the 'back' button...I think.
 

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Chuck,                                        I didn't have any problem either.                                  Nick Jr
 

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Me too - "Unimpressed" that is.

So far, I see no advantage to this change, but the huge disadvantage - locking and archiving all of the old threads - is extremely, glaringly, obvious. It will be quite a while, methinks, before this site recovers from that disruption.

Sorry, Shad, I appreciate the work that must have gone into this (and all of the work put into the site as a whole over the years), but I'm not pleased.
 

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I'll have to say that so far the the experience with this new set-up hasn't  been a fun experience at all..


I now have a new password, that I had a hard time getting, windows keeps telling me its a suspicious


website, it appears to be slower than the 2nd coming, the web space appears to have gotten lost,


guess we'll get used to it though... Sure would like to have my old password back... Maybe Shad will


get it all fixed in awhile...


Paul R...


 
 

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Please understand that this is a work in progress.  If I had waited for everything to be perfect, nothing would have ever changed.  You may think that it shouldn't have changed, but you have no idea how much easier this new system will make my life in the long run.  It's well worth a few weeks of discomfort while everything gets migrated over and sorted out. 
 

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Posted By ThinkerT on 01/02/2008 1:41 AM
It changed my password to something I had to write down in the hope of not forgetting it.

And having all the old threads vanish is irksome (I had a nice one going in the 'Indoor' subforum.)

Just have to see how things work out.


You can reset your password to whatever you want in your profile. Click on your name at the top right hand corner and then click on 'Manage Password.'
 

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Change is hard and a lot of us get set in our ways and do not like change.

I am in an industry where change takes place almsot daily and it is hard to keep up at times.

Time does march on and we all will adjust to the change and most likely will like the changes after we tune in to the newness.
 

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I have also gotten the warning about this being a "Suspicious Website".


Why is that happening?


 


My password has not been affected.  However, whenI log in the site does not recognize my anymore.  I have to re-enter my login and password each time now.


The main irritation is not being able to see the old posts.


I see nothing that indicates how to access the old posts.  There is no Archive button.


 


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happy new year to all :)

anything works fine with the new forums :)

i would wish a button for the archives. many of the old stuff is missed.

greetings

erhard
 

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Can someone please send me a screenshot of the "suspicious website" error?

When you log in, there is a checkbox right underneath the login button that says 'Remember Login'. If that is not checked, the system will not save your login information between sessions. If it is checked, and it's still not working, your web browser is blocking cookies, which is another symptom of the "suspicious website" error.

I have added a link in the community drop down menu to the forum archives.
 

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Shad,


 My password sure was effected, now just a bunch of numbers. Any way to change passwords back? I know, I am old and set in my ways, so change is hard. Change CAN be good, so lets give the new format a chance folks!/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/sad.gif:)


Happy Rails To You,


Ted (don't know if former signature will work or not)
 

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Hi Shad,

I initially thought I was reeling from the after affects of New Year but then remembered I had very little to drink. There was now way that I could Log In, even with a new password (numbers) supplied by the Forum. I wanted to keep this Forum running - I usually ditch troublesome places lol - so I decided that the quickest way forward was to re-resister using the same Name but new password. This worked, so I guess I was one who fell down that ole crack!

Now I am "in". so as to speak, I will mention that the appearance of the page looks clean to me: I guess it is like driving a new car.

My site advisor gives you a green so there is nothing worrying in that direction at the moment. As with all things new - time will tell.
 

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Posted By Dan Pierce on 01/02/2008 4:29 AM
Change is hard and a lot of us get set in our ways and do not like change.

I am in an industry where change takes place almsot daily and it is hard to keep up at times.

Time does march on and we all will adjust to the change and most likely will like the changes after we tune in to the newness.




Change is an evil thing:D It's all Bill Gate's fault. And now they're putting microsoft products in ford cars, all I can think of is firmware updates, security patches, BSODs, hotfixes and version upgrades. Sorry for that sideways rant, I can understand trying to ease the administration of systems, that's what I do for a day job, that's also why I like the less complex and more archaic side of this hobby.


As long as I can find what has become a great repository of people and information I'll be happy. And the new site will flesh out in no time.


 


Good job Shad!
 

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On the positive side... this has been my shortest visit here - not much to read. I, too, wonder about that 'phishing' reminder I got here...


 


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I have also gotten the warning about this being a "Suspicious Website".

Why is that happening?




I think this is more a feature of your windows or explorer system.

My password was "slightly" altered. It was correct but the it didn't bleed over the "caps" I had set....

I did the email password and noted that....I changed my profile with no problem.

Speed appears to be the same to me.

Archives of all the former posts are here... 


 


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