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Please welcome your new kingpin: matt3o

webwit
Hi everybody, After 8 years of running deskthority, I've decided to retire in that role and hand over the reins to matt3o, who volunteered to help out and take over. My role from now on is as some…

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Future of DT

matt3o
This is very important , please read. I'll try to keep it short. We need to "reinvent" DT if we want to keep it relevant. What do we want to do with it? I'm not just talking…

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Marketplace regulation

Half-Saint
I'm surprised to find that after so many years the Marketplace is still completely unregulated at least as far as I can see. The thing I find disturbing the most if that people are allowed to change…

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No email notification on PMs

kbdfr
I seem not to receive email notifications on new PMs any more, or are they just extensively delayed (more than 24 hours)?

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Alternative methods of posting on DT?

citrojohn
I just bought the most expensive phone I've ever owned... a £50 used Blackberry Q5. (Got to fund the keyboards somehow.) However, the native browser blocks DT because of its imperfect HTTPS, and of…

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White space above #wrapper
White space above #wrapper

zuglufttier
Hi, is this white space above the banner something like a feature? I find it a bit irritating... dt.JPG I tried the following to change some CSS…

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GMK DT Logo keycap

Wodan
Heya, got a request from someone who wanted to use the DT logo key in a non-DT based GB. I kinda took it for granted it was okay for me to use the logo since I was hosting my GB here, maybe that was…

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IRC

SL89
So I have a few questions about our IRC: Do we have any official policys regarding content, spam, trolling, etc? Who has the Founder status, Who has OPs, Do we have halfops? Are we…

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Enabling HTTPS?

XMIT
I tried just now to visit an HTTPS version of a page, e.g.: https://deskthority.net/workshop-f7/tm… I clicked through a warning for a dodgy certificate and saw this error: 404 Not…

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Better capchas?

XMIT
I'm getting tired of all the first post spam. I don't want to make it harder for newcomers but I'm weary of seeing crap appear in the Spy. Can we perhaps refresh the Capchas or the…

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Call for nominees: semi-democratically selected DTA7 category

ohaimark
Many people had issues with certain things in the awards this year. I don't expect to change much for DTA7, but I would like to extend an olive branch. Pitch one new category (and its rough rules)…

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Hash tag support

Wodan
Hash tags are a great way to link information across topics and sub-forums and group content/information independent of the thread it is posted in. Is there a way to add some kind of…

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Hashtag Management

ohaimark
Hashtags could spiral out of control quickly. Here's my suggestion: post your hashtags here and I'll maintain a list of them. Then, before posting, people can check here to see what other users have…

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I made a T-shirt...
I made a T-shirt...

ohaimark
Designed in Illustrator & screen printed by hand. Total of 3 copies, one of which went to XMIT. I don't think that I can commercialize it,…

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Deskthority Awards 2016 - Looking for volunteers
Deskthority Awards 2016 - Looking for volunteers

webwit
I'm looking for volunteers to help with this year's Deskthority Awards, running somewhere between the end of November and the beginning of December.…

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New PM pop-up gone?

chzel
Did the pop-up notification stop popping up, or is it just me? :?: :?:

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Why all my PM (private messages) stay in the outbox and not sending?

Menuhin
Any member experience similar thing? Recently, all my PM (private messages) stay in the outbox and not sending out. Please help.

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Chat is down?

elecplus
The page will not resolve after I enter my nick name.

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Private message spam

Julle
I've received some PM spam recently, notably from user https://deskthority.net/robert… . Looks like this is a spam bot for some kind of dodgy Polish creditor. I've reported PMs sent…

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wiki: Data Transfer Interrupted

7bit
Am I the only one who gets a message "Data Transfer Interrupted" while editing the wiki? :roll: When this message comes I need to close the browser and restart, otherise even the DT forum…

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Automatic Login Not Working as Expected

Hypersphere
I was not sure where to post this question or otherwise to whom it should be directed, so I decided to post under "Deskthority talk". For the past few weeks or so, my automatic…

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Where to post about UK meetup?

PollandAkuma
Hi deskthorians, I was wondering where I can post information about an upcoming UK meetup? We are trying to get as many people as possible to join. Thanks for your help! :)

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[Site news] Welcome to deskthority!

webwit
Deskthority is a new community about input devices, run by people who take them pretty serious! Please bear with us as we're finishing details and debugging what we broke. We are striving…

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Mark forums read

chuckdee
Is it possible to get the mark forums as read added to the unread view? As it stands, I have to go to the main view to do so once I've read all the threads that I plan to read.

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Should some topics be visible to club members only?

elecplus
There has been some discussion about the "Great / Interesting Finds" thread being changed so that it is visible to dues paying club members only. It seems prices are going up all…

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HiDPI/retina/CSS issues

flabbergast
Hi folks - feel free to correct me if the problem is on my side (very likely), but DT looks weird for me when I am on HiDPI on linux. Imgur album here . There are 4 screenshots in the album above:…

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I broke the pm system, maybe?

elecplus
I am on thr iPad, and I replied to a msg from someone. Then I inserted a smiley from the iPad keyboard. It came back with General Error, and several lines of SQL code. This can be reproduced. Hope I…

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Sort forum by when thread was started rather than last post

eddible
Hey all, Does anyone know of a way to change the way the forum threads are sorted? On the marketplace forum, I feel it would make more sense to sort it by when the thread was created as opposed to the…

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[Suggestion] Country flags

Icarium
It's suggestion day. First I thought that it would be nice to immediately see the country of origin of a poster but now that I think about it what I really would like to see is a marketplace filter…

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Mark as unread

ramnes
Would it be possible to have a feature to mark PMs as unread? I often open my PMs but can't answer immediately, and later forget to answer because it is already shown as read on my inbox. :(

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Just an introduction

muon
Hey, just wanted to introduce myself - been meaning to come to this board for a while but never remembered until today. I'm somewhat active on /r/mechanicalkeyboards and Geekhack as well, though I'm…

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Server reboot at midnight CET

webwit
Following a security advisory, later tonight I've to update the system's kernel, after which the server needs a reboot. It took just two minutes on another server where I already did it. If you're…

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switching to kiwi IRC?

matt3o
I know most use a dedicated client, but casual users might be more comfortable with the fancy Kiwi IRC. What do you think if we switch to https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.freenod… ? Also (old…

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In need for moderators?

matt3o
It has been brought to my attention that we might be in need of some help with the forum moderation. We were recently under a light spam attack and a swifter intervention would have made…

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Linking individual posts

flabbergast
How do you guys figure out a link to an individual post? It happens relatively often to me that I want to link a specific post in a thread. I know that the 'Spy' page does this, but if it's an older…

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Confusing PM time stamps

berserkfan
Hi I know we are scattered over different continents and time zones. More confusingly, probably at least some of us have set our times to certain standard times, and some of us have not. For…

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Deskthority 5th Anniversary
Deskthority 5th Anniversary

matt3o
5th-anniversary-give-away.png Deskthority 5th Anniversary official thread The 29th of January is an important milestone in the…

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