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Offline DingoTopic starter

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A little suggestion
« on: May 16, 2008, 12:33:12 pm »
Dear Vekseid,

I like what you are doing with the main site, however, on a personal basis I do not like the fact that names are visible.

I am quite attached the nick Dingo and I rather not have it visible as such ...

I could change my name, but I rather not do it.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2008, 12:35:49 pm »
What do you mean as visible?

As in the online list? That is taken care of in your profiles, just click "allow members to see online status" that puts you on the Hidden list where no one but sirens and Dieties can see you online.

Otherwise, not sure what you mean,

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2008, 12:58:44 pm »
Sherona, members who aren't logged in can still see my online presence. That is what irks me.

I don't mind signed on members seeing my presence.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2008, 01:16:04 pm »
I'm not sure what you mean... are you saying that you don't want your username visible in the public threads?

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2008, 01:19:49 pm »
Take a look at the homepage, Moon. It's visible there as well as at the bottom of the forums main page.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2008, 01:22:18 pm »
Ahhhh... I've never paid attention!

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2008, 01:43:10 pm »
Take a look at the homepage, Moon. It's visible there as well as at the bottom of the forums main page.

If your username is hidden, guests will not see it.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #7 on: May 16, 2008, 01:46:09 pm »
I think he means that he's fine with people who are online knowing if he is online... but not people hitting the forum page who aren't logged in yet.

Which would mean taking that section, and making it 'logged in' only.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #8 on: May 16, 2008, 02:12:06 pm »
I think he means that he's fine with people who are online knowing if he is online... but not people hitting the forum page who aren't logged in yet.

Which would mean taking that section, and making it 'logged in' only.

Except, all he needs to do is click 'hidden' on his profile...

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #9 on: May 16, 2008, 02:21:26 pm »
Wouldn't that hide him from everyone looking at that list?

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #10 on: May 16, 2008, 02:21:43 pm »
Yes.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2008, 03:01:33 pm »
Vek, is there a reason you want the names listed and visible to people not logged on instead of just showing a number of how many people are online?

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2008, 05:07:32 pm »
It's not a matter of want, it's just how the forum handles it by default and has for the past three years so I never thought to change it? :-p

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2008, 05:16:54 pm »
The homepage has changed Vek, it used to be the pretty pink welcome page, it wasn't like it is now when I joined...*smiles*

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #14 on: May 16, 2008, 05:19:19 pm »
The homepage has changed Vek, it used to be the pretty pink welcome page, it wasn't like it is now when I joined...*smiles*

I can change it to pretty pink, I just liked the blue >_> <_<

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2008, 05:30:14 pm »
Thats either really funny or...

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2008, 05:36:39 pm »
No you daft bat!*laughs*
I meant that it was a welcome to elliquiy page with none of that stuff on it and a few links to click on to get to the forums....

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2008, 05:37:56 pm »
.......you just misunderstood what Elvi meant :-)

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2008, 05:40:09 pm »
*rolls eyes*
I was ignoring you Jester....*grins*

My post was in answer to Vekseid...

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2008, 05:41:35 pm »
I know. :-)

Somehow I thought i was being clever by answering my own question after you posted.

But obviously its not big and its not clever...

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2008, 06:11:05 pm »
Yes Jester.
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Go....Face to the wall and don't come out until you're told to...

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2008, 06:13:06 pm »
ooooh again? humphh

*at the age of 28 you would wish this would stop happening*

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2008, 07:53:39 pm »
I don't remember that information being visible on the old page.  When did it change?  I know it wasn't that long ago, because when I log in from work I go to the main page and then click the link for the forum.

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Re: A little suggestion
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2008, 08:08:43 pm »
I don't remember that information being visible on the old page.  When did it change?  I know it wasn't that long ago, because when I log in from work I go to the main page and then click the link for the forum.

Couple days ago.. well, it was on the main page for awhile through SSI as well, but I didn't have that p for very long.