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13 July 2014
10.09pm
Von Kite
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^ That happens all the time to me. It is so annoying 

If I spoke prose you'd all find out, I don't know what I talk about.

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13 July 2014
10.14pm
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MrMoonlight said

Is anyone else having the inbox problem, where even though you've read received posts, it doesn't count them as read?

That is a known problem. Joe has looked at it from all kinds of angles. He's probably even stood on his head and looked at it trying to figure out how to make it work right. We will just have to wait until he or SimplePress finds the right bug killer* for this problem to go away.

*Just so we're clear. This bug killer is formulated to not kill beetles or Beatles.

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13 July 2014
11.28pm
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I used to have that problem, but the mark all as read has always fixed it for me.

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14 July 2014
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Mine is forever stuck on 2.

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18 July 2014
3.16pm
vonbontee
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For some infuriating reason, whenever that gif (or any gif) shows up on this computer, it starts out small then automatically grows larger and LARGER by degrees until it fills the width of the text area. But it does it s-l-o-w-l-y and jerkily - like every 3 seconds it'll expand a bit, so it takes 30, 40 seconds to reach full size. (Plus another 10 seconds or so if it's posted TWICE!) And all the time it's growing, everything below it is shifting downwards! So I'm trying to read the page (or write a post on it) and I have to deal with the bloody text dropping downwards for however long it takes. AARRGGHHH it drives me nuts! D:

Indian music can't be listened to the same way you hear rock and roll. You cannot do 'Yea Yea' and 'Go Man Go' - Ravi Shankar

18 July 2014
3.55pm
Von Kite
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^ I get the opposite on my phone wherea picture shrinks until it is gone

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18 July 2014
4.05pm
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I have the same problem as Annadog40.

18 July 2014
5.45pm
von partee
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I keep getting logged out. I think people have had this problem on their phones, but I'm on my desktop (Windows 8.1, Chrome).

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18 July 2014
5.51pm
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vonbontee said

For some infuriating reason, whenever that gif (or any gif) shows up on this computer, it starts out small then automatically grows larger and LARGER by degrees until it fills the width of the text area. But it does it s-l-o-w-l-y and jerkily - like every 3 seconds it'll expand a bit, so it takes 30, 40 seconds to reach full size. (Plus another 10 seconds or so if it's posted TWICE!) And all the time it's growing, everything below it is shifting downwards! So I'm trying to read the page (or write a post on it) and I have to deal with the bloody text dropping downwards for however long it takes. AARRGGHHH it drives me nuts! D:

That's an easy fix. We can simply ban the use of that gif.
*runs and hides from AG*

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18 July 2014
6.00pm
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Haha, but that'd be an exercise in futility anyways - it's EVERY gif that does it, not just that one! :(

(Hey maybe Ahhh Girl should change her avatar to the gif so she can see it all the time!)

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18 July 2014
6.29pm
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Zig said

That's an easy fix. We can simply ban the use of that gif.
*runs and hides from AG*

Inside joke for @Von Zig

I'm gonna turn those dogs around on you. :-)

I don't want to cause you more frustration a-hard-days-night-ringo-14 , @Von Bontee, so I won't use a gif as an avatar. Besides, I like it when Kite uses it to punctuate a point. We'll keep it for those moments.

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18 July 2014
6.34pm
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a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Message received, my friend!!

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18 July 2014
6.52pm
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Zig said

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Message received, my friend!!

That's good, @Von Zig. I didn't want to have to threaten with the guy in the purple shirt.

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18 July 2014
7.02pm
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Ahhh Girl said

Zig said

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8Message received, my friend!!

That's good, @Von Zig. I didn't want to have to threaten with the guy in the purple shirt.

I'm wearing a purple shirt!!!!

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18 July 2014
7.12pm
Von Bontee
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That's very kind of you, Ahhh Girl! But I'd actually PREFER it as an animated gif-avatar - those stay the same size and don't disrupt the screen at all!

(Also, no offense please, but I've never much cared for your avatar. Don't like suspenders, don't like Paul's pose, and really don't like the script overtop it all. I am the worst complainer about the visual aspects of this site, I know... :( )

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
18 July 2014
8.36pm
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Beginning about a month ago, all my posts do not show my smileys (on my computer, at any rate) after I publish.  This never happened for the like 1,800 posts I did prior to that...  Nothing changed on my computer in the meantime -- no new operating system, no change in browser, nothing I can think of.

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18 July 2014
9.02pm
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That happened to me a coupla weeks ago, for a short time. Frustrating, isn't it? I already can't use the 'bible smiley-toolpad, all I've got to rely on are the :) and the :( and the heart.

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
21 July 2014
8.44pm
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It's weird. In the unread and recently updated topics thing all the things keep showing up in this. I already read them, and nobody updated them, but they keep showing on the list. Why?

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21 July 2014
10.11pm
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Yeah thats my norm, i've gotten used to it. I also occasionally get old notifications, they're not as often as before but one will pop up every now and then.  

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22 July 2014
11.49pm
Von Kite
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Messages are not showing in my PM box

In my inbox it shows that a thread has 4 messages in it

HELP1.png

But when I open the message I only see three messages

HELP2.png

The message not shown is the one I sent.

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