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Features and Settings of Silvertails

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Dan, Aug 3, 2012.

  1. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Hi all.

    There are a whole lot of options and features in Silvertails that people don't know about so I want to cover them off through this thread as I get asked about them and answer them.

    Tag users
    This feature lets you tag a user in your post, this will then send them a PM directing them to this post so they can read it, it's a get their attention type feature. You can do this by using the @ icon in the new post screen or by using @[username]

    Friendly Redirect
    This setting under UserCP >> Edit Options allows you to choose whether you see the page between posts that says "Your post has been saved and you are now being redirected" etc. You can turn this on and off, if you turn it off, it will redirect you straight to the post when you save items rather than this page.

    The exception to this is users with less than 15 (this is under review) posts. Those users will be forced to this page for close to 10 seconds each time they make a post or thread. The reason for this is to try to weed out trolls and spam and slow them down.

    I am considering making this a required page to because it can be used to display vital information.

    .....more to come
     
  2. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Hi all.

    There are a whole lot of options and features in Silvertails that people don't know about so I want to cover them off through this thread as I get asked about them and answer them.

    Tag users
    This feature lets you tag a user in your post, this will then send them a PM directing them to this post so they can read it, it's a get their attention type feature. You can do this by using the @ icon in the new post screen or by using @[username]

    Friendly Redirect
    This setting under UserCP >> Edit Options allows you to choose whether you see the page between posts that says "Your post has been saved and you are now being redirected" etc. You can turn this on and off, if you turn it off, it will redirect you straight to the post when you save items rather than this page.

    The exception to this is users with less than 15 (this is under review) posts. Those users will be forced to this page for close to 10 seconds each time they make a post or thread. The reason for this is to try to weed out trolls and spam and slow them down.

    I am considering making this a required page to because it can be used to display vital information.

    .....more to come
     
  3. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @[Daniel]

    Test:

    She sells sea shells in seychelles

    Damn hobo
     
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  4. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @[Daniel]

    Test:

    She sells sea shells in seychelles

    Damn hobo
     
  5. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @[globaleagle]

    What noise annoys an oyster?
    Any noise annoys and oyster!
    But a noisy noise annoys an oyster most
     
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    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @[globaleagle]

    What noise annoys an oyster?
    Any noise annoys and oyster!
    But a noisy noise annoys an oyster most
     
  7. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    cool, it works. Actually i did the @ [username] first. I'll just assume the @ in the new reply thingy works too.

    Oh, people may have to enable cookies to do the second type.
    [hr]
    @[bones] and @[Daniel]

    A woodchuck couldn't chuck chuck norris.

    How much wood would the woodburn burn, if the woodburn would burn woodburn's wood?


    You northern rivers people would know where woodburn is.


    crap - make sure you put the 'and' in between user names!
     
  8. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    cool, it works. Actually i did the @ [username] first. I'll just assume the @ in the new reply thingy works too.

    Oh, people may have to enable cookies to do the second type.
    [hr]
    @[bones] and @[Daniel]

    A woodchuck couldn't chuck chuck norris.

    How much wood would the woodburn burn, if the woodburn would burn woodburn's wood?


    You northern rivers people would know where woodburn is.


    crap - make sure you put the 'and' in between user names!
     
  9. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    always needs to be a space between them
     
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    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    always needs to be a space between them
     
  11. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Suri: Do you prefer Tom or Katie?
     
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    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Suri: Do you prefer Tom or Katie?
     
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    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @[bones] @[globaleagle]

    Maybe this wasn't such a good idea

    I wonder if I should reveal the
    /me thinks it was a bad idea to reveal these :)
    /slap globaleagle as well
     
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    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @[bones] @[globaleagle]

    Maybe this wasn't such a good idea

    I wonder if I should reveal the
    /me thinks it was a bad idea to reveal these :)
    /slap globaleagle as well
     
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    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    us / me
    and

    / slap username

    to do the two above but without the space between the / and the word
     
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    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    us / me
    and

    / slap username

    to do the two above but without the space between the / and the word
     
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    @[Daniel] @[bones] @[globaleagle]

    Shhhhh. I'm trying to sleep!
     
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    @[Daniel] @[bones] @[globaleagle]

    Shhhhh. I'm trying to sleep!
     
  19. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    lol - hey where's my closed bracket?

    I'm tagged-less
    [hr]
    @[Stevo]

    99 bottles of beer on the wall, 99 hats on the walllll

    take one down, pass it around...

    98 hats on the wall!

    no, wait....
     
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    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    lol - hey where's my closed bracket?

    I'm tagged-less
    [hr]
    @[Stevo]

    99 bottles of beer on the wall, 99 hats on the walllll

    take one down, pass it around...

    98 hats on the wall!

    no, wait....
     
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