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Old 04-30-2008, 05:02 PM  
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Unread Threads tracked differently

I'm trying out a setting in vBulletin where your "unread threads" are saved in the database rather than in a cookie on your computer. Basically, you should be able to leave the Planet for days and it will still keep track of which threads you've read and which ones you haven't, where the old setting would just assume you'd read everything that was more than a few hours old.

You can tell it that you've read "everything" by using the "Mark Forums Read" option under "Quick Links" on the toolbar if you'd like.

This should also mean that the "Show first new post" button will work right even if you've been gone for a while.

This is a smidge more processor intensive, but given the server's performance I figured we'd give it a try. Let me know what you think.
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Old 04-30-2008, 05:09 PM   #2
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Nice idea.

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Old 04-30-2008, 08:04 PM   #3
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Heeeyyyyyy...the "New Posts" button works right now, too! Unfortunately, that doesn't do us any good since the stupid thing works through the search feature.
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Old 04-30-2008, 08:05 PM   #4
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But what about the tags?
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Old 04-30-2008, 08:15 PM   #5
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Old 04-30-2008, 08:34 PM   #6
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That portion of "server performance" would be better allocated.....to a REAL search function.
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Old 04-30-2008, 08:47 PM   #7
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That portion of "server performance" would be better allocated.....to a REAL search function.
Heh...let's see here...

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Old 04-30-2008, 08:51 PM   #8
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But what about the tags?
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Old 04-30-2008, 08:56 PM   #9
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Actually, I would really like to turn back on the search feature for the "New Posts" function and the "Find posts/threads by this user" functions. Unfortunately, they're the same function in vBull as the normal search, so we can't turn those on without turning the search itself on. Sigh...

Hopefully Kyle will find time to get to it soon. Keep your fingers crossed.
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Old 04-30-2008, 10:06 PM   #10
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Heh...let's see here...

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That's still "greek" to me....are you saying 'no?'
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Old 04-30-2008, 10:22 PM   #11
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Is this why every thread I track is reverting back to April 21st as the last post read?
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Old 04-30-2008, 10:28 PM   #12
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Nice idea..
Yep. Nice idea. For What It's Worth.

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Old 04-30-2008, 10:50 PM   #13
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Is this why every thread I track is reverting back to April 21st as the last post read?
Not sure. I'd guess it's just part of the switchover. Is it tracking things correctly going forward?
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Old 04-30-2008, 10:52 PM   #14
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Not sure. I'd guess it's just part of the switchover. Is it tracking things correctly going forward?
Yeah, it seems to be fine once I marked the entire forum as read.

Just caught me off guard when I went into a large thread and realized I was rereading old posts. Then I noticed the trend. Then I found this thread.
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Old 04-30-2008, 10:54 PM   #15
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Yeah, it seems to be fine once I marked the entire forum as read.

Just caught me off guard when I went into a large thread and realized I was rereading old posts. Then I noticed the trend. Then I found this thread.
Gotcha. Well, at least it's working going forward. Once we get the search going again, the "New Posts" button will work finally as well.

Baby steps...
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