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theJ


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:29 pm    Post subject: READ THIS New Forum Beta Signup - Ends Today!!!! 7/31/17 Reply with quote

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Update 7/31/17
At this point i think i've sent everyone a PM twice. If you are one of those in a summer slumber and haven't been here in a while, i'm sorry that you'll be stuck here on the old board until the 12th. I tried to get hold of you. If you see this before the end of today - SIGN UP FOR THE BETA IMMEDIATELY.

To repeat: this board is not going to be upgraded on the 12th. You won't come here on the 12th and find it all nice and shiny and new. This board is too old to upgraded. It will be abandoned and turned to read only on the 12th. At that time, you'll get an email with your new password and a link to the new forum.

This is what you're missing.

Your action is needed.
If you are stuck here, there is one thing you need to do. Update your email address in your profile. That's the email address that your invite to the new forum will be sent to. If you have an old email account in your profile, you won't receive the invite. If that happens, you'll need to send an email to Webby. But he's going to be inundated with similar emails, so make sure your email is up to date.

Am i clear? Make sure your email is up to date in your profile.

Oh, and make sure your email is up to date in your profile.
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...on this forum anyway

http://www.footballsfuture.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=589149
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I will be updating the forum to a brand new modern software platform before the NFL season starts. The new forum will have a modern look with a responsive mobile design that automatically adjusts to work great on any device and includes a host of exciting new features:

- Improved posting features with automatic embedding of links from services like twitter and youtube.
- An extensive notification system that members can customize to their needs.
- Ignore and like features so you can ignore members you donít want to see and like high-quality posts.
- Detailed profile pages with much more customization and informtaion.
- @member mentions to address specific members in a given topic.
- Improved quoting features so no more mess of quote trees.
- Improved search, private messaging, and much more.

FAQ:

When will the forum transition over to the new software platform?
We are currently in the alpha stages of testing the platform. We are moving to beta testing this week. If the beta test goes well the transition should happen in about a month. The goal is to have everything complete before the NFL season starts.

What do I need to do to get ready for the transition?
Update your profile with a current email address. When the transition happens youíll receive an email to the address in your profile with your temporary password for the new forum platform. You can then setup your account on the new forum platform.

How can I help beta test the new forum?
http://www.footballsfuture.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=589148

I enjoy the current forum. What if I donít want to learn a bunch of new features?
Donít worry. All the new features are optional. You can use them all or just the basic posting features. The basic features and structure of the new forum are very similar to this forum. Youíll be comfortable with it in no time at all. Our focus is great football talk and that isnít going to change.


http://www.footballsfuture.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=589148

Webmaster wrote:
New forum software is currently being alpha tested by our moderators. I want to start beta testing with members in a few days.

If you would like to be considered for beta testing please reply to this topic. Please include the forums you post in most often. Iím going to choose a handful of members from each forum.

The beta test will be a live forum. All beta testers will be expected to use the forum to make quality posts and have in-depth football discussion. Forum rules must be followed. I donít have time to hand out warnings to beta testers. There will be plenty of places to test out and learn new features, but the focus will be on testing under normal conditions.

Make sure your email address is correct in your profile. Beta invites will be sent to that email.


Reply to the topic in the feedback forum. You can reply here too, but only that one is monitored by Webby.

In here we can all just talk about how excited we are, because the new forum is definitely a huge upgrade over this one.
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Beck Bristow


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:33 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You guys should sign up, before J, villain and I muck it all up.
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theJ


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Beck Bristow wrote:
You guys should sign up, before J, villain and I muck it all up.

It's too late! I mucked up this thread already and couldn't ninja edit before you got in here.

I promise i'll do better in the land of New FF.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:35 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cool news. But now people will just ignore me even more in open/general forums.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:01 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

INbengalfan wrote:
Cool news. But now people will just ignore me even more in open/general forums.

You just @ them like crazy and make them look at your posts. It's brilliant.

Also, sign up for the Beta. JD, Villain, Beck and I are over there. But i feel like i'm talking to myself mostly still.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 5:51 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Come on guys, need more beta sign ups!
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:33 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Webmaster wrote:
The beta testing has gone very well so far. Members seem happy with the new forum software and are getting very active during the beta test. The front end of the forum is pretty much ready to go. We have some more small things to add, but it's time to reveal it to anyone who would like to see it.

https://forums.footballsfuture.com

You still need a beta invite to post, so don't try to login to the forum if you haven't received a beta invite. If you want to login before the transition, please sign up for the beta.

MAKE SURE THE EMAIL IN YOUR PROFILE IS ONE YOU STILL USE
You will be locked out of the forum after the transition if your email is invalid.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 10:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

theJ wrote:
Webmaster wrote:
The beta testing has gone very well so far. Members seem happy with the new forum software and are getting very active during the beta test. The front end of the forum is pretty much ready to go. We have some more small things to add, but it's time to reveal it to anyone who would like to see it.

https://forums.footballsfuture.com

You still need a beta invite to post, so don't try to login to the forum if you haven't received a beta invite. If you want to login before the transition, please sign up for the beta.

MAKE SURE THE EMAIL IN YOUR PROFILE IS ONE YOU STILL USE
You will be locked out of the forum after the transition if your email is invalid.


I'm still waiting for an invite. Do I have to wait for webby to send it, or can I just get one from a moderator instead?
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ok nevermind, I've joined
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 26, 2017 7:07 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK so i am assuming that everyone who checks in regularly during the off season has made there move. Won't everyone else be surprised to see how dead it will be here?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 8:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

INbengalfan wrote:
OK so i am assuming that everyone who checks in regularly during the off season has made there move. Won't everyone else be surprised to see how dead it will be here?

I've sent a ton of PM's to everyone i could find on the first page here. *Shrug*

That, plus the banner at the top now, should tip everyone off. We'll find out.
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:19 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

did someone send a message to USC Bananas?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

johndeere1707 wrote:
did someone send a message to USC Bananas?
Nope.

Was he the guy with the AJ Green fetish? Or am i thinking of someone else?
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theJ wrote:
johndeere1707 wrote:
did someone send a message to USC Bananas?
Nope.

Was he the guy with the AJ Green fetish? Or am i thinking of someone else?


I think he was obsessed with Keith Rivers
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

theJ wrote:
johndeere1707 wrote:
did someone send a message to USC Bananas?
Nope.

Was he the guy with the AJ Green fetish? Or am i thinking of someone else?


I think that was next big thing. He was not.
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