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What happened to the names?

  1. Aug 10, 2006 #1

    George Jones

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    What happened to the lists names of logged-in users that (used to) appear at the bottoms of forums?

    For me, these lists give a sense of community.
     
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  3. Aug 10, 2006 #2

    Evo

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    Greg is trying to speed things up, so removed them. :cry:

    I'm all in favor of lightening the load, but I'd like them returned also.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2006 #3

    marcus

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    I understand the thinking.
    It depends on one's priorities.
    I value the sense of fellowship of seeing who else is reading or writing post at the same forum when I'm there. It makes that subforum more of a "place".
    And I'm probably not as concerned as some others may be about quick response.

    So would I probably agree with Evo in this case---and put the desirability of having the names above whatever change in speed.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2006 #4

    Evo

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    I don't know how much of a load it took off the server, but I haven't noticed any improvement since they disappeared.

    Or maybe it was only to remove stuff from the server.
     
  6. Aug 10, 2006 #5

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    I was hoping to get a Math Club going and possibly raise money for PF. I doubt that would happen because it probably wouldn't be approved by the school.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2006 #6
    Cant see who is online

    I cant see who is online in any of the threads anymore. Things change round here, or is it a bug?
     
  8. Aug 10, 2006 #7
    :rolleyes: :bugeye:
     
  9. Aug 10, 2006 #8
    A mentor moved my thread into this one mattmns, so stop being a smart you know what. :biggrin:
     
  10. Aug 11, 2006 #9

    Mk

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    How honorable. I like the idea.

    ...No, it would never pass. :rofl:
     
  11. Aug 11, 2006 #10

    Lisa!

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    Without names, forums seems like a ghost town to me! Ah names aren't also alphabetically listed on index.
     
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  12. Aug 11, 2006 #11
    Amazing how ppl notice such small changes
     
  13. Aug 11, 2006 #12

    Evo

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    They're important, I feel like I'm in a void if I don't see who else is there. :frown:
     
  14. Aug 11, 2006 #13

    Lisa!

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    I wonder what's the next thing that admins are going to remove! Old mebers or forums? :uhh:

    <runs and hides>
     
  15. Aug 11, 2006 #14

    George Jones

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    For me, they're also very important. Often, immediately after clicking on a forum, I scroll down to the bottom to see who's on (first). In fact, out of habit, I'm still doing this today.

    As I said in my first post, if I don't see the names, then I lose a sustantial part of my sense of community.
     
  16. Aug 11, 2006 #15

    Doc Al

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    I agree. Without the names, I feel like I'm in a ghost town.
     
  17. Aug 11, 2006 #16

    The only name you are worried about being online is mine.
     
  18. Aug 12, 2006 #17

    Lisa!

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    Since you are not jealous at all and I can freely talk to other guys even when you're on, I just don't care whether you're here or not!o:)
     
  19. Aug 28, 2006 #18

    Lisa!

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    Oh thanks to admins, finally some faces appeare in the ghost town! :smile:
     
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