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Upgrade Time!

Post by Will » Sat Dec 01, 2007 9:41 pm

The time has come to upgrade to pbpbb version 3. I installed Release Candidate 7 a few weeks ago at: http://www.furtivespy.com/forums3/index.php feel free to check it out - realize that the posts there are a few weeks old. I was waiting for the next release to upgrade - That has come today with Release Candidate 8. So don't be surprised if you some here and the place has changed.

Here's what's new and/or improved (edited down for features i thought people here might be interested in)

What is improved?

Private Messages

* Send to multiple recipients
* Send to groups
* Send Blind Carbon Copies (BCC)
* Forward messages
* PM Drafts
* Conversation view
* PM folders
* PM filters
* Export Messages

Search

* Search inside topics
* Select multiple forums and categories to search
* Search within topic titles only
* Search within first post of a topic only

Admin Control Panel

* Completely re-structured for better handling

Moderator Control Panel

* Manage the moderation queue
* List of warnings and reports
* Forum, topic, and post detail views

Polls

* Multiple options per user
* Allow/disallow vote change

Usergroups

* Multiple group leaders

Profile View

* More user statistics on profile view
* Signature on profile view
* Usergroups on profile view

Permissions

* Global moderators

What's New

Attachments

* Attachments in posts and PMs
* Automatic image thumbnails
* Attach images, documents, video streams, archives
* Multiple attachments allowed
* Display attachments inline

Unlimited Subforums

* Create unlimited subforums
* Display active topics of all subforums

Custom BBCodes

* Create your own BBCodes
* Add buttons to posting screen

Custom Profile Fields

* Add new fields on user profiles
* Display them at registration
* Display them on the profile view
* Hide new profile fields
* Support different data types

User Control Panel

* Manage subscribed topics & forums
* Manage bookmarked topics
* Manage saved drafts
* Manage private messages
* Manage usergroups
* Manage attachments

New Moderating Tools

* Moderation queue
* Topic merging
* Topic copying
* Locking of single posts
* Topic history

Caching and performance

* Templates are cached
* Permissions are cached
* Forum config is cached
* Database queries are cached

More Improvements For Users

* Bookmark topics
* Subscribe to forums
* Jabber/xmpp support for notifications
* Mail or print topics
* "You got beaten at posting" notification
* Multi-Quote within posting screen

More Improvements For Admins

* Prune inactive users
* User, moderator, admin and error logs
* Detect search spiders
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Post by Mel » Sat Dec 01, 2007 9:46 pm

Neat Sullivan! I especially like the "You got beaten at Posting!" notification. :lol:
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Post by Peiser Esq » Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:56 pm

Can we get a "You Got Beaten at Not Getting a Beating" as well?
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by Will » Sun Dec 09, 2007 12:53 am

It's mostly done... I still have a few more things to change. But for now I am going to go to sleep.
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by R to the J » Sun Dec 09, 2007 1:04 am

Ooh, pretty.
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by Spooky » Sun Dec 09, 2007 8:21 am

Nice upgrade. Lookin' good. :)
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by Will » Sun Dec 09, 2007 3:19 pm

Note to all:

You will have to reenter your birthday and characters played. You can also alter the style that you see between prosilver (what you see now), prosilverdark (a grayer version of what you see now), and subsilver2 (more like the old board).
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by Will » Sun Dec 09, 2007 6:50 pm

Also, update your bookmarks to http://www.PelhamGamers.com
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Re: Upgrade Time!/ misc rant

Post by AngryEd » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:29 pm

oh yeah... thank you Will for changing my rank to Gorn Captain. :clap:

He is absolutely the coolest guy from any Star Trek episode.(and only a really big dynamited rock will do him in...)..but that was really the only one I have sat through- end to end.

...I did recently see that one about that Wesley Crusher's mom- the red headed doctor chick imagining that the whole crew was disappearing...and it sorta was...it was fine when they tried to fix the situation (w/all that technical warp/time travel/ forcefield stuff, etc) ... until they starting talking about feelings and shit. I have seen part of other episodes, but often just lose interest for similar reasons

Why can't Picard be a bit more Vin Diesel-esque just take charge grab people by the scruff of their necks and bark orders more ("Numba 1, fix this immediately !!")

On a non-related (bald guy )note, I was thinking about this idea ...for an All-bald guy show.. Since they package and sell shit like The Three Tenors, why can't they sell The Three Bald Doods- maybe have Michael Stipe (from REM), That bald guy from Midnight Oil turned environmental minister (Peter Garrett), and maybe...Moby {picard has better things to do!]
Just imagine: they could just stand and say all their taglines and get big cheers
Michael Stipe "Kill the government", Garrett "Shave our heads", and Moby. "don't hurt me, Eminem..."
or maybe they could do songs together, I don't know....at least they all would probably be good friends... <3
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by Peiser Esq » Wed Dec 12, 2007 2:55 pm

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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by michael lynch » Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:19 pm

Gorn Captain: Drunk or off his meds?
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Re: Upgrade Time!/ misc rant

Post by Will » Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:19 pm

AngryEd wrote: Why can't Picard be a bit more Vin Diesel-esque just take charge grab people by the scruff of their necks and bark orders more ("Numba 1, fix this immediately !!")
You should watch Star Trek: Deep Space 9 instead. Sisko was more like that.
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Re: Upgrade Time!/ misc rant

Post by Peiser Esq » Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:24 pm

Will wrote:
AngryEd wrote: Why can't Picard be a bit more Vin Diesel-esque just take charge grab people by the scruff of their necks and bark orders more ("Numba 1, fix this immediately !!")
You should watch Star Trek: Deep Space 9 instead. Sisko was more like that.
Yeah, but he was also all metaphysical saviory and shit. And the plot got waaaaaaay too convoluted.
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Re: Upgrade Time!

Post by AngryEd » Wed Dec 19, 2007 11:21 am

There is a new user in Pelham- GoogleBot ! Can I send him a personal message? He might be a really nice, easygoing guy...or a control freak, not sure yet...
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