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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by BTS-fan » March 15th, 2022, 11:55 pm

Citation needed wrote:
February 28th, 2022, 6:55 am
BTS-fan wrote:
February 27th, 2022, 11:58 pm
Citation needed wrote:
February 27th, 2022, 8:53 am
Could you activate User:List of troll patterns?
There may be too much Japanese spreading over the wiki and I shall take action.
ColorfulGalaxy is pretty busy these days so I may help with his user pages.
Why not use his account instead?

(Sorry, I don't like speaking English)
Maybe you can help with his pages.
Maybe you can attach to my computer.
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by 77551enpassant » April 24th, 2022, 2:08 pm

I haven't gotten an answer on whether there's a mobile website for LifeWiki. When I try going to it, it shows in desktop mode.
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by bprentice » May 13th, 2022, 3:35 pm

Sadly now only 1255 members. I would like to see:
. how many of these contribute regularly by posting rules, patterns and software tools;
. how many simply organize and document known information;
. and how many have moved on to other things because they are no longer interested.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by yujh » May 14th, 2022, 5:39 pm

bprentice wrote:
May 13th, 2022, 3:35 pm
Sadly now only 1255 members. I would like to see:
. how many of these contribute regularly by posting rules, patterns and software tools;
. how many simply organize and document known information;
. and how many have moved on to other things because they are no longer interested.

Brian Prentice
None to all three questions.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ihatecorderships » May 14th, 2022, 6:46 pm

yujh wrote:
May 14th, 2022, 5:39 pm
None to all three questions.
How would this be none?
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by yujh » May 14th, 2022, 11:43 pm

ihatecorderships wrote:
May 14th, 2022, 6:46 pm
yujh wrote:
May 14th, 2022, 5:39 pm
None to all three questions.
How would this be none?
Nathaniel, on discord wrote:I deleted a few hundred accounts that had no posts and hadn’t logged in for 6 months or more (I.e., spam accounts who had all of their posts deleted).

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by dvgrn » May 15th, 2022, 8:46 am

yujh wrote:
May 14th, 2022, 11:43 pm
ihatecorderships wrote:
May 14th, 2022, 6:46 pm
yujh wrote:
May 14th, 2022, 5:39 pm
None to all three questions.
How would this be none?
Nathaniel, on discord wrote:I deleted a few hundred accounts that had no posts and hadn’t logged in for 6 months or more (I.e., spam accounts who had all of their posts deleted).
Seems like bprentice's question was about the 1255 members who remain, not the accounts that were deleted.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by ihatecorderships » May 20th, 2022, 8:41 am

What happened on September 2nd, 2020, 7:58 pm and how where there 2909 users online?
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by pzq_alex » May 20th, 2022, 10:52 am

ihatecorderships wrote:
May 20th, 2022, 8:41 am
What happened on September 2nd, 2020, 7:58 pm and how where there 2909 users online?
See here: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=2069&p=103436&hilit=2909#p102266
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by Book » May 23rd, 2022, 6:49 pm

all links to pentadecathlon.com seem to be broken

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by confocaloid » May 25th, 2022, 10:07 am

When I try to open the following link in Firefox, the browser quickly eats all available memory. I do not know if this is an issue with the linked thread, with my system or both, but I was able to reproduce this on another computer.
https://conwaylife.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5286&p=115412#p115412

Edit (unrelated): given that the forum rule 5a recommends to use "code" tags instead of "viewer" tags in most cases, would it be a good idea to change the "Edit post" UI so that the recommended option (i.e. code tags) is more visible and the other option is less visible? (If this is technically implementable at all.) I think this change in the user interface could reduce clutter that occurs when people use the most visible feature (viewer tags for which currently there is a large button that says "viewer") and other people complain about that and tell to use code tags instead (for which currently there is a small button without caption).
Forum Rules (5a) wrote: It's okay to use "viewer" tags instead of "code" tags occasionally, especially when the topic of the post is an animation displayed by LifeViewer waypoint commands included in the RLE comments -- and especially when the [[ THUMBNAIL ]] command is used to reduce the amount of vertical space taken up by the viewer. But in most cases it's considered polite to let people make their own decisions about whether to invoke LifeViewer, by using predominantly "code" tags.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by pzq_alex » June 1st, 2022, 10:13 pm

Book wrote:
May 23rd, 2022, 6:49 pm
all links to pentadecathlon.com seem to be broken
Because pentadecathlon.com itself is down. See here.
Make b38s23/C1 great again!
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Stop turning this forum into a place for politics. Please.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by confocaloid » June 2nd, 2022, 7:36 am

It seems that many pages in the LifeNews part of the website (URL prefix http://pentadecathlon.com/lifeNews/) are preserved in the Web Archive. However, some images and/or linked files may be missing. In some cases it may be necessary to choose a specific archived version to get images/files. I cannot say anything useful as to what extent any other parts of pentadecathlon.com are available in Web Archive.

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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by NimbleRogue » June 10th, 2022, 5:29 pm

How do you make animated avitars?
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Re: Thread for your website-related questions

Post by GUYTU6J » June 10th, 2022, 10:02 pm

NimbleRogue wrote:
June 10th, 2022, 5:29 pm
How do you make animated av[a]tars?
Use giffer. There have been quantities of modifications, but I think the most recent ones are Scorbie's Python version or blah's Lua version.
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