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[P] Glen

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From now on, I am known as Glen (not Anderson), and I will always speak in the first person instead of third person (saying I instead of we).

You will notice the website has changed drastically both in content and in design. If you have any good ideas, or if you have criticism with the direction of my work, post it here.

I'd like feedback. I won't be surprised if nobody says anything here, because one of our main problems is the lack of usage and member engagement with the website. All my work is planned with that in mind, so I will:
  1. Design our systems to rely on or integrate with the website, such as the future DarkRP server and the Discord server.
  2. Design the website to be easier to understand and use, meaning simplicity.
  3. Create systems that allow anonymous (guest) posting and interaction, so that people are incentivized to create an account, but not required to for every situation, specifically, the most common scenarios such as an Unban Appeal or a Report.
 
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Drizzy

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The forum including the new changes are looking good. I am glad to know that the progress will soon be back to normal and we can resume to build this community! I will soon be adding more suggestions as we add and work more on this community.
 

[P] Glen

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The forum including the new changes are looking good. I am glad to know that the progress will soon be back to normal and we can resume to build this community! I will soon be adding more suggestions as we add and work more on this community.
That's good, and good on you for replying.
 

[P] ShadowGamingVideos

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This is actually a good update and that future update of hopefully allowing people to be able to do forms anon is a great idea and am looking forward for it to come forward in the foreseeable future.
 

[P] Shane

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I agree with Driskie, though unlike most I know theses changes, terms will better the community for good. This dedication, loyalty is above most that I have yet to see. Your contributing to joining the Air Force was to better your public image and give you a hint of discipline seeing you've not had that in your life until now. Personally I think it has done so.

The site is looking very formal, nice not too ugly, not too crazy with colors.

The ranks are finally finished and operating, unlike the past.

Anonymous access will give people the ability to voice opinions or say without being targeted.
 

[P] Glen

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You are now allowed to change your username through your account details. Beware, there is a 1-day cooldown per change. Also, if you add [P] to your name, you will get the Citizen rank!
Double-post automatically merged . Wait 12 hours before double-posting if you want to bump this thread or appear in recent posts.

Posts will now auto-merge into one post if a member posts twice in a row on a thread, unless it has been 12 hours. This allows bumping without abuse.
Thread starters now have a banner on their profile picture when they post in the thread they started.

Double-post automatically merged . Wait 12 hours before double-posting if you want to bump this thread or appear in recent posts.

Now the Report Abuse system is complete for threads, posts, media items, and downloads.
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[P] Glen

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Beginning of major typography and design changes
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Double-post automatically merged . Wait 12 hours before double-posting if you want to bump this thread or appear in recent posts.

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[P] Glen

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Games and Secrets section added and populated
 

[P] Glen

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Fixed "viewing forum list" being stuck on all members - you can now see what users are viewing properly
 

[P] Glen

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Many minor improvements and changes have improved performance, mobile accessibility, and search-ability of the website.
 

[P] Glen

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Full integration between the forum and Discord server has been implemented, with plans to maximize synchronization as times goes on. This includes all threads, posts, media, downloads, names, and ranks.
 

[P] Glen

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Completely new nav-bar design and sidebar header design.
 

[P] Glen

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The sky blue color and Impact font has been replaced with The Public Blue color and Roboto Condensed font.
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[P] Glen

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The Roboto Condensed font has been replaced with the Purista font, new proportions were determined and new designs were created.
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