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Sorry, what I’m asking is…how do I switch from mobile to full version. My iPhone automatically gives me the mobile version, but I like using the full version on my phone:) so I’d there still a “full version” option so I can view the full version on my mobile device?
I'm with you Islandmade my brotha. I do the same thing and have the same question.

And How do we see other people's status updates?
 

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I'm with you Islandmade my brotha. I do the same thing and have the same question.

And How do we see other people's status updates?
I tried selecting desk top version through safari and it doesn’t change….but I don’t own a computer to try it on too see if it’s any different.
 

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This new forum is working well for me so far. It's smooth, fast, and best of all I haven't banged a Spammer all day!! :giggle:Good job Administrators!
 

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I miss the old format...this is tiny and 'modern'. The old format was, warm and 'friendly'. As I type this I had to watch a woman lick another woman's forehead with some type of demonic look in her eyes as an ad flashed up for something or another. With all the beutiful pics of slingshots on this forum, you pick a teak/wenge tube shooter on the top banner and then only show a peak at it, like it is a tease.

This is just plain weird.....o_O [email protected] shame.

I lost my shooting range after 8 years as it was on county land. I now have lost a site I really enjoyed. Let us cut through the chase. This site has been rearanged to accomodate slick ADVERTISING. The body of the site has been made narrower to accomodate flashing advertising. The old site's advertising was not noticable. As I have typed this, Dodge, HBO, Xfinity and Chevrolet (who still has not thanked american tax payers for bailing them out) flashy, foolish ADVERTISEMENTS are popping up and distracting me from typing. The next thing that will be offered is for you to pay to make them go away. We have been Duped.

Correct me if I am wrong but the Dark Mode you all seem to be so delighted with was on the old platform. This flat out sucks...

This is like going to a box store and they have five registers open, but want you to stand in a single line to be marched through a maze of chinese made junk to check out. I aways picked a register by how efficient the person running it is performimg. Now it is a cattle call, hoping you will Buy More in line.

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'Sometimes older forum technology lags behind other parts of the internet. Although seeing the same format for a long time is comforting, the member experience shouldn’t include dealing with outdated, unsafe, slow software.'

You mean it did not work with your new advertising banners?

The advertising is popping up like bad children that ate too much sugar as I go from page to page.

Hi, thanks it seems to have gone away, sorry, I was just frustrated, I will slowly learn

But do you really want too?

I am looking into this for y'all. Can you send me a private conversation regarding the last time you paid a yearly fee, please?


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WOW! You don't know who your paid members are?

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Bless your heart...
 

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There may be a bit of an inconvenience with the “Alert” section that could be addressed at some point. In the drop down menu from my profile picture thumbnail where the new alerts are located, it will give the number of recent alerts since the last time I checked. Upon clicking the alerts however, the alert number is cleared. After clicking the alert button a listed alert page opens. The issue here is, this is a list of the entirety of your alerts and there is no indicator (that I can tell) on this “list” page that displays which alerts are new. Since the number on the profile pic drop down clears upon clicking, I can’t back out to double check how many new alerts there were. Is there another way to tell which alerts are new ones from the listed alert page? Perhaps a line at the end of the new alerts would help, that could then clear upon leaving the listed alert page. Hope that made sense. Thanks.
EDIT: In dark mode it looks like there’s a shading difference between the new alerts and the old ones.
 

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Just wanted to say, thanks for the update. Faster.... easier and more logical to use ... and it looks a lot cooler with the dark setting.
 

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Second year on the forum, and suddenly today the site asked me to fill in the captcha!
First, why?
Secondly, this is a very outdated bot recognition technology.
 

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Yah I found you have to manually accept getting email notices for each one. It's in the following tab. Quite cumbersome. I also see the problem with the alerts disappearing when opened. It seems it would be easier to miss out on stuff.
I found this too, Altho I’m still only getting about 1 email notice for every ten or so replies.
 

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Discussion Starter · #39 ·
Sorry, what I’m asking is…how do I switch from mobile to full version. My iPhone automatically gives me the mobile version, but I like using the full version on my phone:) so I’d there still a “full version” option so I can view the full version on my mobile device?
Can you tell me if it looks like this?
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If so, that IS the default. If you are wanting a wider view you could try it from the landscape mode.

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Why do I have to keep looging in? Every thing I look at wants me to log in again.! Is this the way it works now??? Not really happy with this
Are you blocking any cookies? Once you log in, you shouldn't need to log in again while navigating through the site.

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