Suggestions for improving the site and forum | Page 4 | Getting better | Fab forum

Please consider registering
Guest

Log In Register

Register | Lost password?
Advanced Search

— Forum Scope —

  
 

— Match —

   

— Forum Options —

   

Minimum search word length is 4 characters - maximum search word length is 84 characters

Suggestions for improving the site and forum
21 October 2010
7.14am
Paulrus
Rishikesh
Forum Posts: 899
Member Since:
8 April 2010
Offline
61

If you get it wrong, it just doesn't come up with the Post Reply button. It stays as Do Math to Save.

Well, the Ukraine girls really knock me out  They leave the West behind 
21 October 2010
7.17am
JoB
Carnegie Hall
Forum Posts: 275
Member Since:
21 May 2010
Offline
62

Oh..so you can't click 'Post Reply' anyway..I never thought of that. My bad.

I'd like to be, under the sea, in an octopus's garden, with you.
14 November 2010
4.15am
JET!
Rockin' in two by two
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 502
Member Since:
14 November 2010
Offline
63

The Coldplay forum has a thread called The Oracle. or at least I think it's a thread, I can't remember. But basically it's this lady who knows EVERYTHING about them. I'm pretty sure she's in their inner circle, and answers questions you have about the band or their music, the really hard or interesting ones. It's frustrating that she only answers very few, but she gets a lot of questions.

It's hard to find someone willing in the Beatles inner circle, I understand, but it'd be neat to have a know-it-all answer questions, or a Beatles scholar or something.

like my question, where did those stage names come from, the ones subscripting the Paul, John, George, and Ringo sub-forums, and when did they come into being?

The sunshine bores the daylights outta me
14 November 2010
4.26am
Paulrus
Rishikesh
Forum Posts: 899
Member Since:
8 April 2010
Offline
64
Paul used Apollo C Vermouth when he produced an album for The Bonzo Doodah Dog Band, I know that. I think all of them were used to remain anonymous when working on another artist's stuff.

George's is Italian for The Mysterious Angel, I think

Well, the Ukraine girls really knock me out  They leave the West behind 
14 November 2010
4.28am
JET!
Rockin' in two by two
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 502
Member Since:
14 November 2010
Offline
65

Oh that's a fun fact. Thank you.

The sunshine bores the daylights outta me
14 November 2010
5.10am
CranberrySauce
Sitting on a Corn Flake
Shea Stadium
Forum Posts: 402
Member Since:
4 November 2010
Offline
66

Interestingly enough, Apollo C. Vermouth contains "Paul Mc rt e" in it. And if you use the v as an a, then you're only missing c, n and y...

Then you're left with 'O Ho Lo!" Yeah, I know- I've got too much time on my hands...

Because the wind is high, it blows my mind.
14 November 2010
1.37pm
mr. Sun king coming together
Nowhere Land
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 6916
Member Since:
19 September 2010
Offline
67

Dr. Winston O'boogie or whatever John was called was his nickname for himself during his Lost Weekend. His first middle name was Winston but he switched it to Ono in 1969. I think Ritchie Snare was a Lennon nickname for Ringo

I tried to think of something powerful and moving… and failed.  "You were given a choice between war and dishonor - you chose dishonor, and you shall have war" - Winston Churchill
14 November 2010
7.15pm
JET!
Rockin' in two by two
Candlestick Park
Forum Posts: 502
Member Since:
14 November 2010
Offline
68

cool. I want one now. Madame Star McGroove? Sounds more like a stripper name...a-hard-days-night-paul-2a-hard-days-night-ringo-4

The sunshine bores the daylights outta me
13 April 2011
2.25pm
Sitting on a cornflake
as above, in an Italian garden
Carnegie Hall
Forum Posts: 203
Member Since:
13 April 2011
Offline
69

I've been using the History section so much over the past few hours, which is needless to say, FAB .. but it is a little tricky to navigate .. you need a 'next day' or 'next event' button at the end of each post .. I have to physically put the number in the navigation URL bar thing .. or am I missing something?

a-hard-days-night-ringo-13

13 April 2011
2.57pm
Joe
Pepperland
Admin
Forum Posts: 3491
Member Since:
31 March 2008
Offline
70

Yes. If you're in the blog section there are Previous and Next links just below the map. I should probably make them a bit more prominent if you're not seeing them.

Please don't spoil my day; I'm miles away

Can buy me love! Please consider using these links to support the Beatles Bible: Amazon | iTunes

13 April 2011
3.08pm
Sitting on a cornflake
as above, in an Italian garden
Carnegie Hall
Forum Posts: 203
Member Since:
13 April 2011
Offline
71

Joe said:

Yes. If you're in the blog section there are Previous and Next links just below the map. I should probably make them a bit more prominent if you're not seeing them.

ah Ok fine .. oops hadn't seen those .. thanks!a-hard-days-night-john-3

5 May 2013
6.56am
Von Bontee
A Hole In The Road
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2204
Member Since:
14 December 2009
Offline

Hi Joe, I'm wondering if there's any way that the "Introduce Yourself" thread can be modified to automatically bump itself everyday, with the result that it therefore becomes a permanent presence on the main Forum page? That way, new forum members will hopefully notice it and proceed there immediately to give their formal hellos, rather than starting their own brand-new thread to do the same.

Just a suggestion. It'd be nice to have all Forum members on the same page, both literally and figuratively!

One day, a tape-op got a tape on backwards, he went to play it, and it was all "Neeeradno-undowarrroom" and it was "Wow! Sounds Indian!" -- Paul McCartney
5 May 2013
9.55am
fabfouremily
Sitting in an English garden
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2947
Member Since:
3 May 2012
Offline
73

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 That sounds like a good idea, if it's possible. I didn't find the 'introduce yourself' thread until a few weeks after I joined (I don't think), and I know there have been people who have created new threads or just not introduced themselves.

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

5 May 2013
12.55pm
meanmistermustard
Moderator



Forum Posts: 10358
Member Since:
1 May 2011
Online
74

If not the automatic jump to the top, which is a great idea, then how about moving it from the Getting Better to All Together Now section and pinning it. I would never have thought to look in Getting Better to find it. Ever since the 'Beatles News' thread was created and pinned, the amount of one off posts related to that have went well down to nearly none.

Don’t make your love suffer insecurities, trade the baggage of self to set another one free. ('Paper Skin' - Kendall Payne)
5 May 2013
3.09pm
Egroeg Evoli
Across the universe
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 1665
Member Since:
6 December 2012
Offline
75

I agree with meanmistermustard.

Do you want to know a secret? Read my username backwards. ~ ~ ~ - - - . . . - - - ~ ~ ~ Also known as Egg-Rock, Egg-Roll, E-George, Eggy...

☮ & <3

5 May 2013
7.07pm
Funny Paper
America
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2087
Member Since:
1 November 2012
Offline
76

CranberrySauce said
Interestingly enough, Apollo C. Vermouth contains "Paul Mc rt e" in it. And if you use the v as an a, then you're only missing c, n and y...

Then you're left with 'O Ho Lo!" Yeah, I know- I've got too much time on my hands...

I think we found more clues for the Lennon assassination conspiracy...

 

 

Faded flowers, wait in a jar, till the evening is complete... complete... complete... complete...
6 May 2013
3.49pm
fabfouremily
Sitting in an English garden
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2947
Member Since:
3 May 2012
Offline
77

There's quite a bit of talk on here at the moment of Paul's setlist. I'm not asking you to sop talking about it, but could you write some kind of warning so I know to avoid reading it. It's just that I hope to go to one of his concerts and I don't want to know what he'll sing. Try and remember please, it'll be appreciated heartheartheart

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

6 May 2013
4.07pm
parlance
Slaggers
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 5476
Member Since:
8 November 2012
Offline
78

^^ Yeah, I keep posting about the concert behind spoiler tags, and then people respond without using them. I personally don't mind, but I'm glad someone who does said something.

parlance

Beware of sadness. It can hit you. It can hurt you. Make you sore and what is more, that is not what you are here for. - George

Check out my fan video for Paul's song "Appreciate" at YouTube and Vimeo.

6 May 2013
8.25pm
fabfouremily
Sitting in an English garden
Apple rooftop
Forum Posts: 2947
Member Since:
3 May 2012
Offline
79

Thank you Parlance heartheart

''We're just knocked out. We heard about the sell out. You gotta get an album out, you owe it to the people. We're so happy we can hardly count.''

9 May 2013
1.21pm
Joe
Pepperland
Admin
Forum Posts: 3491
Member Since:
31 March 2008
Offline
80

meanmistermustard said
If not the automatic jump to the top, which is a great idea, then how about moving it from the Getting Better to All Together Now section and pinning it. I would never have thought to look in Getting Better to find it. Ever since the 'Beatles News' thread was created and pinned, the amount of one off posts related to that have went well down to nearly none.

Good idea. I've moved it. The thread is actually already linked to from the welcome email that new users receive. Whether or not they read it isn't up to me...

Please don't spoil my day; I'm miles away

Can buy me love! Please consider using these links to support the Beatles Bible: Amazon | iTunes

Forum Timezone: Europe/London

Most Users Ever Online: 597

Currently Online: meanmistermustard, Ahhh Girl, Atlas
59 Guest(s)

Currently Browsing this Page:
1 Guest(s)

Top Posters:

meanmistermustard: 10358

mr. Sun king coming together: 6916

Ahhh Girl: 5492

parlance: 5476

Annadog40: 4713

mithveaen: 4651

Zig: 4534

Mr. Kite: 4276

Ron Nasty: 3213

fabfouremily: 2947

Member Stats:

Guest Posters: 88

Members: 2684

Moderators: 4

Admins: 2

Forum Stats:

Groups: 3

Forums: 34

Topics: 3148

Posts: 140226

Newest Members: Rocky You're a Blackbird, Johnlovedcats, Alex, Aimo Kankkunen, henrysorren

Moderators: Ahhh Girl: 5492, meanmistermustard: 10358, Zig: 4534, Joe: 3491

Administrators: Joe: 3491, Ellie: 1

Members Birthdays
Today: Mimi
Upcoming: Beatles4ever, Bulldog