POLL How many of you browse the site by sections vs new posts?

Do you browse TCG via...

  • Sections and subforums

    Votes: 19 21.6%
  • New Posts

    Votes: 56 63.6%
  • Both

    Votes: 16 18.2%

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Oh mother fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck. The auto refreshing add-on isnt active on the forum default. Wonder if I can turn it on for that.
Use this for auto refreshing - https://www.thechicagogarage.com/whats-new/posts/

Honestly, this change really shouldn't affect anyone negatively, now that I'm getting everything sorted out. This will mainly change how new users and guests are presented the site.
 

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The reason being is think about how evvvvvvveryone is served content on social media....its via some type of "feed".
Because of the reasons you mentioned here, I think this will be a great change to help get new people to be more likely to participate 👍🏻
 
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Ok. The recap:

By default, the site will load New Posts as the home page. However, you can access the forum home list, EASILY, two ways:

From the New Posts page (desktop or mobile):

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From the navigation menu (desktop):

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Alternatively, you can bookmark the following page to ALWAYS have the site open the forum list: https://www.thechicagogarage.com/forums/-/list

The auto-refreshing What's New page can still be accessed via https://www.thechicagogarage.com/whats-new/posts/. I do not believe I can make the New Posts page itself auto refresh. But that isn't a big deal, as this change is mostly for the benefit of guests and new users.

The Chatbox can only be access via the What's New page or Forum Home. I will not be adding it to New Posts.
 
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:rofl: :rofl: i gave you all everything back! just organized differently.
 
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I typically just hit the new posts thumbnail.
and then hit a couple specific forum sections.
 

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To understand, every time I refresh, post or visit the site, I need to click on the Forum view to have all the Forums listed as compare to the default New Post view?
 
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To understand, every time I refresh, post or visit the site, I need to click on the Forum view to have all the Forums listed as compare to the default New Post view?
No. You can simply bookmark the forum listing and use the site as you normally would. The only thing that has changed is what the main URL defaults to. I've made it insanely easy to continue browsing how you normally would.

 

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I’ve hit find threads about 50 times in the past 5 minutes cause I got sued to it being new posts. :bowrofl:
 
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I’ve hit find threads about 50 times in the past 5 minutes cause I got sued to it being new posts. :bowrofl:
That link should have only existed on the what's new page...which was redundant because the what's new page only shows what's new 😂

Did you need it on the forum home or something?
 
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I got more tweaks to do. Will try and make them live tonight.
 

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That link should have only existed on the what's new page...which was redundant because the what's new page only shows what's new 😂

Did you need it on the forum home or something?
I just used it all the time to click the new post button and refresh the page to see if anyone posted something new....

It was quick and easy. I’m sure I’ll get used to whatever you change, it’ll just take me a little bit.
 
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I just used it all the time to click the new post button and refresh the page to see if anyone posted something new....

It was quick and easy. I’m sure I’ll get used to whatever you change, it’ll just take me a little bit.
I'll tweak more for the better.
 
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THE CHICAGO GARAGE JUST IMPLEMENTED NEW CHANGES TO THE SITE THAT SPYS ON YOUR MESSAGES AND MESSES UP YOUR FEED. COPY AND PASTE THIS AS YOUR STATUS TO CHANGE BACK TO THE OLD FEED. GOD BLESS.
😂 😂 😂
 
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The blue NEW POSTS button now points to the auto refreshing What's New page.
 
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Does the auto refresh page look different to you? Maybe I'm just tired but it looks different...I dont see how that would be possible but who knows.
 

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