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Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Dan, May 24, 2013.

  1. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Hi all,

    I am looking at some different addons to put back into the site for you all to use.

    With the Tagging system we had before there are two options

    1 - The old one which uses the @[username] context and sends a PM
    2 - A new Facebook style alerts system, it just uses @username and sends alerts to an alert system at the top of the page and in your profile, but does not send a PM though I am sure that I can probably add this if needs be

    Does anyone have a preference here?
    I will probably tie in the alerts stuff regardless as I want to use that for the tipping comp
     
  2. voicefromthehill

    voicefromthehill Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    I think alert system is probably fine, the majority of people tagged are frequent flyers on this site so the PM would be superfluous to requirements
     
  3. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @globaleagle
    @Dan

    just testing the new system. To tag with this system we simply use the format of
    @\username
    if the username has spaces we do
    @\"\username\"

    Without the \ in them
     
  4. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Can someone please tag me so that I can see if it works with the alerts system?
     
  5. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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  6. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @"Chip and Chase"
    Thanks mate, you should see an "Alerts(1)" link up near the userCP link now
     
  7. Chip and Chase

    Chip and Chase True Supporter Staff Member Administrator Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Yes the "alert" appeared.

    So no PM's anymore ??
     
  8. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Good NO PM's.....I like that (for Tagging I mean)
     
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  10. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    At this stage no. I was finding them annoying, however this may prove that lots of tags are missed, if so I might integrate an opt-in PM if I can
     
  11. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    Like the 2nd one idea
    @Mark from Brisbane
     
  12. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Agree 110%.....I'd like some sort of alert system BUT not have to go in to PM's just to find someone tagged you, and then have to delete it a LOT of work for what was (in many occasions) a waste of time.

    VERY happy to get PM's but I do reckon they should be just that....messages!!
     
  13. Berkeley_Eagle

    Berkeley_Eagle Current Status: 24/7 Manly Fan 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @Dan
    I guess you prob know but I posted a YouTube link this morning and it didn't bring up the Vid
     
  14. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    I still have to add the video autofill code. will do that soon.

    As for the alerts for anyone not sure where to find them Check my attachment. I will have t put a forum tutorial together I think
     

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  15. Mark from Brisbane

    Mark from Brisbane Living the dream Premium Member

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    Hope you like my new Avatar, yep delivering Pizza's for hungry MWTS members, that's what I do...and you all thought I was a travel agent!!
    [hr]
    And yes that might be a beer in my hand, but that's a set up as I dont drink!!
     
  16. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It worked for me Dan (sorry I was off having dinner) but there's something wrong and scary about your avatar!

    @Dan


    EDIT:

    I think the alert system is fine (ok truth be told I just deleted a long diatribe of stuff as I thought you were asking about emails).

    My guess is I could still get an email telling me there is an alert?

    It's just that on the weekends I stay away from the site as the games are on here 24-48 hours later and I don't want spoilers.

    However....If you guys realise this and promise not to feel offended if I don't get back to you straight away from an alert/pm.....then it's all good :)
     
  17. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @globaleagle what is wrong with my avatar?

    @Berkeley_Eagle what is the thread with the video in it?
     
  18. globaleagle

    globaleagle Où est mon chapeau Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    It looks like there is a scary monster holding a delightful child!
     
  19. Jethro

    Jethro This space is for rent Staff Member Premium Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @Berkeley_Eagle, if Dan hasn't fixed it yet, just use [video=youtube] before the YouTube address and [/video] after the YouTube address. e.g.:

    [video=youtube]youtube clip address[/video]
     
  20. Dan

    Dan Administrator Staff Member Administrator 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    @Jethro its been fixed now but you are right that that does work also
     

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