Month: August 2009

Seeing Stars?

You can now see stars in the posting ID area (next to your posts) on Forumosa – each star represents a year of your being a Forumosan. These also appear on your Forumosa profile! Forum Stats: Total posts 878043 Total

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Flags are back

Flags, emblems, badges and logos can now be added to your profile. To add one to your posting ID area (next to your posts) and your Forumosa profile, visit the UCP (User Control Pane; shortcut: — a “flag” option

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We’re back! Software upgraded at long last

Our upgrade is done! After 3 days of trying (and a week after my first attempt), I have succeeded in updating the database and files to the latest version of phpBB. This means that we have a more stable and

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Restoring to back up and then will try again tonight

“I didn’t fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong” – Benjamin Franklin My latest attempt to upgrade the software didn’t work. I have asked the good folks at HostExpress to restore the site to our

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Will continue the upgrade tomorrow

Since I finished the first half of the forum software upgrade this morning, I have been having trouble finding a stable connection to the Forumosa server. I can’t even make solid contact via FTP to upload files. I tried the

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I took the website offline this morning around 6am (Shanghai/Taipei time) and have temporarily switched it back on for testing. Part 1 of the 2-part software upgrade seems to be stable. I’ve tested posting and replying, as well as PMing

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Search Page tweaks

We’ve added a Google Custom Search box and a Bing Box to our Search Pages. If you cannot seem to find what you are looking for through the built-in search function, try using these external searches: in the results page,

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Welcome new moderators for the Legal Forums

Our legal forums are now moderated by… lawyers! Give a hearty welcome to John Eastwood and Nathan Kaiser, partners at Eiger Law! While they won’t admit to any previous Forumosan incarnations, neither one of them are strangers to the boards.

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