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New forum software and technical committee

matt3o
Deskthority is unfortunately in need of a substantial software update. We are currently running on an old branch of phpBB and we need to start thinking about updating it. During the years…

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New year resolutions

matt3o
Some of you might already know that starting Jan 13th I took over to 002's role as [deep_voice] Forum Master [/deep_voice]. I'm really glad that 002 gave his availability in staying around,…

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Polls: stop votes from users who registered after poll date

matt3o
This already came out in the past but recent events made the flaws of the current system clear. If feasible I would stop votes from people who registered after the poll thread date. And I would…

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Changing email adress?

ajx
Can we change email adress on DT? I suscribed here with former email which i forgot the pwd and sometimes when others trying to contact me through mail, i cannot know :cry:

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Link to a specific message does not work if ...

vvp
Link to a specific message/post does not work if all of these are valid: ⋅  the topic has more than one page, ⋅  the link was created under different post ordering than the post…

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Exclude threads from the Spy feature.

SL89
I'd really like to see the ability to Hide threads / posts from showing up in the 'spy' function. I usually just let the spy window sit there so i can cherry pick things that are of note to…

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Sorry for my spam message

nocturalowl
Hi all Deskthority Club Member, I'm very sorry for my spam message earlier today. :oops: I was confused with new private message system. :oops: . Please forgive me if i'm disturbing your rest due…

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Topic not showing in marketplace directory

Djuzuh
Hello ! I posted a topic yesterday in the marketplace, but I can't see it in the marketplace subforum nor in the spy. Here is the topic in question: http://deskthority.net/member-to-membe… …

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Portuguese Language Subforum

Muirium
Well, actually, I thought I'd ask right here! Anyone any objections? I've noticed a fair bit of juicy action in DT's curious and frenetic Portuguese thread lately. Could be time to open up a…

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wap?

sth
is there a wap/lofi version of dt?

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Bug report: incorrect spy URL in header of invalid attachment page

scottc
Steps to reproduce: - Open the following URL leading to an invalid attachment: http://deskthority.net/resources/image… - Click the "spy" button - Observe the URL that it links to:…

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Server move Sunday May 24 - Status: Completed

webwit
We'll be moving to a new server next Sunday, May 24. Our SSD has been giving errors, causing server hangups and database table crashes (and possibly unknown file corruptions), and its time…

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Suggesting a Design Change
Suggesting a Design Change

Miko
When I look at a geekhack page, I notice that only a very thin fraction of the page is filled with actual content. I feels like 75% is occupied with…

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PM sql error on unicode character
PM sql error on unicode character

wheybags
Hey, getting the following sql error when trying to send a pm with unicode money bag in it :3 http://i.imgur.com/QIo35Ms…

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Problem with not distinguishing lower and uppercase in usernames!

7bit
First a little true story: Once, a long time ago, I had to delete some files from a machine running MS-Windows. It appeared that a lot of files I wanted to delete started with A . So, I typed: del…

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Subscribing to a Board

E TwentyNine
Are board subscriptions working as intended? As an example, I'm subscribed to the Vendors board in marketplace. What I'd expect that to mean is when a new topic shows up there I get a notice. I…

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Are RSS feeds supposed to work?

E TwentyNine
Setting up a feed via http://deskthority.net/feed.php?f=52 for example, when I first subscribed I got a list, but it seems to update very sporadically. Sometimes I get updates right after…

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Bug report: Trailing slash on forum spy URL causes error

scottc
(not sure if this is the right place to report this, but wasn't sure where else to try) http://deskthority.net/spy.php/ returns the following: "Trailing paths and PATH_INFO is not supported by…

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Proposed "Software & Keyboard Layouts" sub-forum
Proposed "Software & Keyboard Layouts" sub-forum

pkamb
Deskthority does not currently have a home for the "software" side of Keyboards. The hardware knowledge is first-class, but Deskthority…

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Privacy policy

Muirium
Deskthority values your privacy, so we don't use any 3rd party trackers or other external scripts. We'll never sell your data. We don't have to or want to. We're a small hobby club which finances…

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About Deskthority

Muirium
<This is a placeholder for a new link in the footer which will be added later.>

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The Deskthority facebook page

Ascaii
Seeing as it has been pretty dead since its creation, I suggest we find a couple of volunteers (3-4) to take over the page as admins and make sure to keep regularly posting content: announcements,…

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SQL error message on Round 5 topic page 191

facetsesame
Hi, I'm getting a SQL error on page 191 of the Round 5 topic in the Marketplace: URL: http://deskthority.net/group-buys-f50/… Is this the correct forum (in the more general sense of the…

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Do we need a new webhosting service?

7bit
Do we need a new webhosting service? http://www.spiegel.de/netzwelt/netzpol… It says that Hetzner gave in and removed content from an Ukrainian website, because Russia wants them to do so.…

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Issues with IRC

bhtooefr
Lately, we've had issues with the signal to noise ratio worsening in IRC, and none of the users that have operator powers are active in the channel any more. (To name names, that's…

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IRC management

Medowy
So, after the last IRC "incident" (this thread is not about it) there was an idea thrown on the table: bring ops back to the channel. Few volunteers were "nominated" by OO2: I…

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[Suggestion] Set down rules for the classifieds.

fossala
99% of classifieds are fine, it would be good though to have some rules to point too.

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Page move via Replace broken?

Daniel Beardsmore
Has search and replace stopped moving pages? It looks like the page move aspect of replace has died. As a test, try this: Cherry MX Grey Green → Hirose Cherry MX Grey Green Cherry MX Pale Yellow…

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Updated forum software in beta

webwit
EDIT: Sunday 1 June 2014: The main forum will be unavailable for a little while, during which the forum software will be updated. See you on the other side of the event horizon! EDIT 2:…

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GH and DK.

Eszett
Why is there a feud between Geekhack forum and Deskthority forum? Can someone explain the background about the relationship?

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Let there be thumbnails
Let there be thumbnails

webwit
http://i.imgur.com/msLr2a9… Let there be thumbnails! The topic overview pages now show thumbnails. Rather like a…

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Tabbed interface for other forums

002
Hello Deskthoritarians, As you may have noticed, webwit has been busy updating the Marketplace forum to use a new tabbed interface which has been received pretty well judging from the replies I see…

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Reorganising marketplace

webwit
The marketplace is our most active subforum, so I'm suggesting to bring some more structure and prominence: Marketplace takes over the blue "Other" forums, "Other"…

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How to subscribe for new topics but not posts?

fyx
I would like to subscribe to a forum, but receive email only for new topics. At the moment I am receiving emails on any new activity (e.g. individual posts).

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Does DT use anything like skimresources?

sth
Apparently Geekhack used to use VigLink and has switched to skimresources. Is deskthority using similar software to make money from external links?

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[Other] the cost of shipping

chanlol
Hi, guys Here I am to ask for help. I wanna to buy keycaps(round 5) for poker ii . Where will the keycaps be sent from? Form US? How much will the cost be from US to China? I'm based in China.

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