New DPR site sucks

Started Oct 3, 2012 | Discussions thread
Simon Joinson
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Re: I wouldn't say suck...but certainly no added value.
In reply to Graystar, Oct 4, 2012

Graystar wrote:

1. "Recent Activity" used to list the forum that the post was in, and you could click it to go to that forum.  That's gone.

fix coming

2. Your own posts standing out within a thread...that's gone.

fix coming

3. The unread/read indicator is absolutely worthless indication is gone.

fix coming

Other things...

  • Times are still in GMT when all other forums display local time (through a settings)
  • The question/answer feature makes no sense...what if the answer is wrong?
  • The mouseover preview is okay...though not helpful on replies because you just get the quoted text.
  • This editor is annoying because I'm used to the old one's annoyances and now there are new annoyances with no benefits. 

Bottom forum experience has not been enhanced.

EDIT: If I switch to yellow then I get bold/unbold for unread/read.  So they have to fix the blue.

Outside of questions of the's amazing how many programming issues there are.  Wasn't this tested?

it was tested, we missed a lot of small (but obviously important) details.

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