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Message 6505 - Posted: 11 Jul 2004, 13:47:55 UTC

is it just me or are these message boards/forums a bit rough round the edges, perhaps using something like phpbb2 etc would be better.

the sorting options are counter intuitive and confusing , and seem not to follow "the conventions" of most forums.

i run a phpbb2 forum and the sofware is free as far as i know so there wouldnt be a cost invloved.

i notice that these pages are php generated so whoever is doing it all manually may save lots of thime using a prebuilt package ...

dont get me wrong, its all cool and works ok and i for one appreciate the effort, but there other better options in my opinion

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Message 6519 - Posted: 11 Jul 2004, 14:14:12 UTC

Yea could add a bit more 'life' into these forums, like avatars, smilies and some coloured, bold, italic font. :D
I mentioned smilies in here ages ago :), but i use them any way.

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Message 6643 - Posted: 11 Jul 2004, 20:31:38 UTC - in response to Message 6519.

> Yea could add a bit more 'life' into these forums, like avatars, smilies and
> some coloured, bold, italic font. :D
> I mentioned smilies in here ages ago :), but i use them any way.

Avatars and smilies are irrelevant. As you can see, bold and italics are supported, as is color if you feel so inclined.

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Message 6897 - Posted: 12 Jul 2004, 11:06:25 UTC
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Yea, but on PHP forum, you select your text and click a button and done for you, people who are no good at HTML can't use these features, i know some HTML, Bold Italic, but Underline and strick through dont work :(

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