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Malcolm
Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: HOP
Member Since: 18th Nov 2003
Total posts: 992
Posted:Hi all,Well it seems the old discussio thread was getting a bit too long. So I have gone and setup this new hi-tech, easy to use bulletin board. Features the ability of emailing you when someone replies to your posts.It also tells you which are the new posts since you last visited. Which topics are "HOT" and ability to use little smiley
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.I do hope you enjoy using this new service.------------------Malcolm CrawshayHome of Poiinfo@juggling.co.nz00 64 25 334 058


"May your balls always burn"

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Malcolm
Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: HOP
Member Since: 18th Nov 2003
Total posts: 992
Posted:Also you will notice we have some other forums for finding work for performers and listing other sites of interest.------------------Malcolm CrawshayHome of Poiinfo@juggling.co.nz00 64 25 334 058

"May your balls always burn"

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.draevon
.draevon

member
Location: Androgen
Member Since: 12th Dec 2000
Total posts: 92
Posted:Mr Malcolm,I think the reason your old board was so popular was because it was simple and easy to use, and everyone felt comfortable with it. This new one may have half a bucket full of new features and tricks ... but it's not the old Home of Poi message board everyone is comfortable with ... and one time posters may not be bothered registering to post.Maybe if your old board was getting a little long, you could break off the bottom half and archive it somewhere.Anyways ... that's my opinion ... maybe it's just my predjudice against smiley faces, flashing light bulbs and the like. It also only takes one person to load a 1000 x 1000 image and through everything into chaos.raevon.

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moonglow
member
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
Member Since: 14th Dec 2000
Total posts: 32
Posted:I like it .. I can just check the areas Im into if Im in a hurry, things are more clearly limited by thread .. which admitedly relys on people using it properly ... but its a lot neater and I kinda feel its simpler too ..I think the same software (what is it btw Malcom?) is used on another site I check regularly - and it works really well for diverse topics/threads (I think that some of their forums run in the 20,000 messages) .. So having some degree of futureproofing for the site seems like good planning ..
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cyas ... what are you using to do it all Malcom and what else did you look at? Ive got absolutely no need for a message board at the moment, but it sounds like fun
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byeeDean


I wish I could jump like that, he thought. Some can and some can't. That's how it is.
Winne-the-Pooh.

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moonglow
member
Location: Hamilton, New Zealand
Member Since: 14th Dec 2000
Total posts: 32
Posted:I like it .. I can just check the areas Im into if Im in a hurry, things are more clearly limited by thread .. which admitedly relys on people using it properly ... but its a lot neater and I kinda feel its simpler too ..I think the same software (what is it btw Malcolm?) is used on another site I check regularly - and it works really well for diverse topics/threads (I think that some of their forums run in the 20,000 messages) .. So having some degree of futureproofing for the site seems like good planning ..
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cyas ... what are you using to do it all Malcolm and what else did you look at? Ive got absolutely no need for a message board at the moment, but it sounds like fun
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byeeDean


I wish I could jump like that, he thought. Some can and some can't. That's how it is.
Winne-the-Pooh.

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Malcolm
Malcolm

HOP admin
Location: HOP
Member Since: 18th Nov 2003
Total posts: 992
Posted:Dean,I had a look at a lot of free bulletin boards but I hate advertising. (Although I have thought and tried around with advertising it is messy)I am Using UBB (details at bottom of this page) I decided to use it because I see it very often on other sites and it seemed very easy to use. I also asked around the "experts" and they suggested it also There is a lot of setting up for administration to do but it is easy once you get the hang of it.Cost is US$100 which is quite reasonable for someone like me who is not great at programming.ByeeeMalcolm

"May your balls always burn"

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Tlight
member
Location: London
Member Since: 7th Sep 2001
Total posts: 189
Posted:Heeheeehehee, I just bumped the oldest topic possible.

(And no mind-gap, I still havent been sniffing the kerosene. )


I hope you realize how pissed I am.

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Thistle
Thistle

old hand
Location: Nottingham UK
Member Since: 27th Jan 2001
Total posts: 950
Posted:Bored were you? It is quite amusing to see than someone was worried no one would register and post.

Are we nearly there yet?

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old hand
Location: Brigadoon
Member Since: 31st May 2002
Total posts: 829
Posted:ahh but how long will you resist?

wherever you go, there you are.

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sarah...
member
Location: Central coast / Sydney, Austra...
Member Since: 11th Apr 2002
Total posts: 339
Posted:And here i was asking myself what has changed here to be so alarming about!! i love this "new" board! its fun and straightforward (not that i know what the other one was like). NIce work once again malcolm!!

peace


Fire... A bushmans telly

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:Tlight, it's spelt paraffin.

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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old hand
Location: Brigadoon
Member Since: 31st May 2002
Total posts: 829
Posted:congratulations cantus.
top marks for pedantry.


wherever you go, there you are.

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:we're not american.

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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old hand
Location: Brigadoon
Member Since: 31st May 2002
Total posts: 829
Posted:indeed.
thank heaven for small mercies, eh?


wherever you go, there you are.

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:Don't mock them though. It confuses them.

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Kinudin (Soul Fyre)
veteran
Location: San Diego, California, USA
Member Since: 21st Dec 2001
Total posts: 1325
Posted:....

What?


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old hand
Location: Brigadoon
Member Since: 31st May 2002
Total posts: 829
Posted:you were right cantus.
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wherever you go, there you are.

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Kyrian
Dreamer
Location: York, England
Member Since: 15th Mar 2002
Total posts: 4308
Posted:are you confusing Kinudin?

meanies!!! Grrrrrrr

oh, and btw.... c@natus, i am no longer the worst about bumping old threads. so there


Keep your dream alive
Dreamin is still how the strong survive

Shalom VeAhavah

New Hampshire has a point....

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Sepa
member
Location: London
Member Since: 24th Apr 2002
Total posts: 184
Posted:Us Aussies use Kerosene too *pokes out tongue*.

Took me ages to figure out it was the same thing, and I completely confused by boss by asking where the nearest servo (petrol station) was so that I could buy some kero!!


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old hand
Location: Brigadoon
Member Since: 31st May 2002
Total posts: 829
Posted:as long as it burns i don't suppose it matters what it's called

wherever you go, there you are.

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:Hmm I saw that one of those lurkers that Mike Lightning was whinging about was lurking on this page so i'm bumping it.





That'll teach 'em


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:I'm slightly confused though by Mr Draevon being member #7 in this thread, when everyone knows that Jo Derry is member #7....


But i'm sure it won't stop me sleeping tonight.


"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Translation:

C@ntus saw one of the lurkers reading this thread on the "who's online" bit and decided to bump it.

Just to spite them probably....
wink


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orkoss
member
Location: veracruz, mexico
Member Since: 22nd Sep 2004
Total posts: 28
Posted:well, i'm new here and i didn't have the chance to see the old interface but this one is just great

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:If Cantus and UCOF spent all the time on here actually doing something...

I'm pretty sure they could save the world.

Then again, maybe it's best for the world if they are inside glued to their computer screens. wink


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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Cantus
Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road
Member Since: 30th Jul 2001
Total posts: 15965
Posted:it's not glue that keeps UCOF stuck to his computer y'know...

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Ew.

Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:and its not jizz either...

Honest!


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