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TruckOSaurus said:

Chrome on Windows 7. Seems to be okay on my other computer running on Windows 10 but it might also be linked to screen resolution. My screen is larger on my work computer (the one running Windows 7) than my home computer.

Are you able to get a screenshot of that scroll bar appearing? I'm looking at Chrome on Windows 7 right now, and am not seeing it. And mousing over a signature image is even more bizarre, as I can't even begin to imagine what might cause that...



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Just realizing that Ryuu and I haven't addressed is:

A number of Moderator options were added - most of which, I can't remember at the moment

  • I do know that Mods have the enhanced ability to move threads to different boards, as well as formally changing the thread owner.
  • I know there are MANY more updates in this area, perhaps @CGI-Quality or @Ryuu96 can refresh us!!

Here goes: 

ALL MODS - Thread Ban, Change Thread Owner, Delete PMs and Wall Posts

HEAD MODS - Board Ban, Edit Moderations, White List

I'll update as I remember more (and more are added), because I'm sure I've missed a few.



                                                                                                                                                           

Mnementh said:

Thanks a lot. This is great. I didn't knew about half of these updates to games. The favorite tracker is new to me, as is the thing about user reviews. Also it is really great to click on Favorites in a game and see which users all have marked it as a favorite.

With all these new stuff, I thought about even more new and shiny stuff (yes, yes, I am greedy).

  • With both the 'Agreed with'-Feature and the 'Subscribe thread'-feature the need for useless posts is reduced, the tagged- or +1-posts. But these posts generated VG-points for the thread-starter which are now missing. But probably 'agreed with' should give VG-points to the poster of the post you agree and subscription give points to the thread-starter.
  • Betting in the prediction league could also be an activity which gives you points.
  • Do VG-points do anything besides these levels? Maybe they can give VG$, something like 100 VG$ for each level you clear.
  • Badges could also give you some VG$ as reward. Maybe the amount is different for how difficult these badges are to get.
  • The prediction league now sadly cannot use software sales anymore, but maybe it could be expanded by predicting the Metacritic/Opencritic-score of a new release?
  • I think it would be nice to have the option to gift some of my own VG$ to other users (maybe the price in a bet or something).
  • That said, maybe even a general betting feature could be implemented. Something like the poll-feature on threads, the thread-starter set multiple options and you can choose one, but also drop VG$ on this bet. The VG$ is collected in a pool and at some time the thread-owner decides of the outcome of the bet and the pool is automatically paid out.
  • For official threads it is nice now that moderators can set a new thread-owner. Maybe it would be helpful, if the poster can himself appoint additional editors (so multiple people can edit a post if the original author appoints them).
  • Currently if in an ongoing thread the OP is edited, the author must make a new reply to announce these changes. Maybe the thread can be shown in a new color for OP edited in the forum buddy.
  • The sliders for the game scoring are hard to read in the Blue theme (dark blue on dark grey).
  • Maybe the game score could not use the average but the median for the score, to devalue troll scores.
  • Maybe if you VG$-rich you can buy (or gift) supporter levels for a month for a shitload of VG$.

OK, that is all that randomly came to mind reading about all these improvements. You do great work here on the site, Talon!

  • With both the 'Agreed with'-Feature and the 'Subscribe thread'-feature the need for useless posts is reduced, the tagged- or +1-posts. But these posts generated VG-points for the thread-starter which are now missing. But probably 'agreed with' should give VG-points to the poster of the post you agree and subscription give points to the thread-starter.

This has been done ("Agreed with" nets the author 2 points, a "Subscribed to" nets the author 3 points). A few fixes and enhancements were done, while I was under the hood with this:

 - The thread author will receive notification of somebody subscribing to their thread
 - I fixed the potential bug, where somebody could repeatedly click "agree with" to spam a user with notifications - a notification (and subsequently, point assignment) will only happen the first time a user agrees with the post. They can click that thumb as many times as they want afterwards, but it will NOT spam the author, nor will it generate repeated points for the same click.
 - Similarly, since points are being awarded for thread subscribes, the OP will no longer see a "Subscribe to Thread" link in their own thread (prohibiting users from farming points by subscribing to their own thread) - and repeatedly subscribing and unsubscribing will NOT spam the author, nor will it generate repeated points.

  • Betting in the prediction league could also be an activity which gives you points.

This is done - each time you enter a game in the Prediction League, you earn 10 points (happy @kirby007 ?)

  • The sliders for the game scoring are hard to read in the Blue theme (dark blue on dark grey).

Fixed!

I'll continue working through some of these other ones, as time allows - and update this thread, accordingly...



TalonMan said:
Mnementh said:

Thanks a lot. This is great. I didn't knew about half of these updates to games. The favorite tracker is new to me, as is the thing about user reviews. Also it is really great to click on Favorites in a game and see which users all have marked it as a favorite.

With all these new stuff, I thought about even more new and shiny stuff (yes, yes, I am greedy).

  • With both the 'Agreed with'-Feature and the 'Subscribe thread'-feature the need for useless posts is reduced, the tagged- or +1-posts. But these posts generated VG-points for the thread-starter which are now missing. But probably 'agreed with' should give VG-points to the poster of the post you agree and subscription give points to the thread-starter.
  • Betting in the prediction league could also be an activity which gives you points.
  • Do VG-points do anything besides these levels? Maybe they can give VG$, something like 100 VG$ for each level you clear.
  • Badges could also give you some VG$ as reward. Maybe the amount is different for how difficult these badges are to get.
  • The prediction league now sadly cannot use software sales anymore, but maybe it could be expanded by predicting the Metacritic/Opencritic-score of a new release?
  • I think it would be nice to have the option to gift some of my own VG$ to other users (maybe the price in a bet or something).
  • That said, maybe even a general betting feature could be implemented. Something like the poll-feature on threads, the thread-starter set multiple options and you can choose one, but also drop VG$ on this bet. The VG$ is collected in a pool and at some time the thread-owner decides of the outcome of the bet and the pool is automatically paid out.
  • For official threads it is nice now that moderators can set a new thread-owner. Maybe it would be helpful, if the poster can himself appoint additional editors (so multiple people can edit a post if the original author appoints them).
  • Currently if in an ongoing thread the OP is edited, the author must make a new reply to announce these changes. Maybe the thread can be shown in a new color for OP edited in the forum buddy.
  • The sliders for the game scoring are hard to read in the Blue theme (dark blue on dark grey).
  • Maybe the game score could not use the average but the median for the score, to devalue troll scores.
  • Maybe if you VG$-rich you can buy (or gift) supporter levels for a month for a shitload of VG$.

OK, that is all that randomly came to mind reading about all these improvements. You do great work here on the site, Talon!

  • With both the 'Agreed with'-Feature and the 'Subscribe thread'-feature the need for useless posts is reduced, the tagged- or +1-posts. But these posts generated VG-points for the thread-starter which are now missing. But probably 'agreed with' should give VG-points to the poster of the post you agree and subscription give points to the thread-starter.

This has been done ("Agreed with" nets the author 2 points, a "Subscribed to" nets the author 3 points). A few fixes and enhancements were done, while I was under the hood with this:

 - The thread author will receive notification of somebody subscribing to their thread
 - I fixed the potential bug, where somebody could repeatedly click "agree with" to spam a user with notifications - a notification (and subsequently, point assignment) will only happen the first time a user agrees with the post. They can click that thumb as many times as they want afterwards, but it will NOT spam the author, nor will it generate repeated points for the same click.
 - Similarly, since points are being awarded for thread subscribes, the OP will no longer see a "Subscribe to Thread" link in their own thread (prohibiting users from farming points by subscribing to their own thread) - and repeatedly subscribing and unsubscribing will NOT spam the author, nor will it generate repeated points.

  • Betting in the prediction league could also be an activity which gives you points.

This is done - each time you enter a game in the Prediction League, you earn 10 points (happy @kirby007 ?)

  • The sliders for the game scoring are hard to read in the Blue theme (dark blue on dark grey).

Fixed!

I'll continue working through some of these other ones, as time allows - and update this thread, accordingly...

Again, thanks alot for your great work.



3DS-FC: 4511-1768-7903 (Mii-Name: Mnementh), Nintendo-Network-ID: Mnementh, Switch: SW-7706-3819-9381 (Mnementh)

my greatest games: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

10 years greatest game event!

bets: [peak year] [+], [1], [2], [3], [4]

Mnementh said:
  • Do VG-points do anything besides these levels? Maybe they can give VG$, something like 100 VG$ for each level you clear.

...this has been added. Everybody will get a bunch of notifications (and the associated VG$) to start off, as this is new and everybody ought to get credit for levels earned to date.

Don't forget - you can always check your VG$ transactions, by visiting the VG$ listing in your profile:

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/profile/247/talonman/vgmoney/



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TalonMan said:
Mnementh said:
  • Do VG-points do anything besides these levels? Maybe they can give VG$, something like 100 VG$ for each level you clear.

...this has been added. Everybody will get a bunch of notifications (and the associated VG$) to start off, as this is new and everybody ought to get credit for levels earned to date.

Don't forget - you can always check your VG$ transactions, by visiting the VG$ listing in your profile:

http://gamrconnect.vgchartz.com/profile/247/talonman/vgmoney/

Thanks.

One little point: "You User Level has increased to Ghost". Probably should be 'Your'. And yeah, Prediction League betting money. Sadly never again I will earn 800 VG$ that easy.



3DS-FC: 4511-1768-7903 (Mii-Name: Mnementh), Nintendo-Network-ID: Mnementh, Switch: SW-7706-3819-9381 (Mnementh)

my greatest games: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

10 years greatest game event!

bets: [peak year] [+], [1], [2], [3], [4]

And here i was wondering where that 6k came from



 "I think people should define the word crap" - Kirby007

Join the Prediction League http://www.vgchartz.com/predictions

Instead of seeking to convince others, we can be open to changing our own minds, and seek out information that contradicts our own steadfast point of view. Maybe it’ll turn out that those who disagree with you actually have a solid grasp of the facts. There’s a slight possibility that, after all, you’re the one who’s wrong.

kirby007 said:
And here i was wondering where that 6k came from

Shouldn't you get 1.1K for level 11?



3DS-FC: 4511-1768-7903 (Mii-Name: Mnementh), Nintendo-Network-ID: Mnementh, Switch: SW-7706-3819-9381 (Mnementh)

my greatest games: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

10 years greatest game event!

bets: [peak year] [+], [1], [2], [3], [4]

Mnementh said:
kirby007 said:
And here i was wondering where that 6k came from

Shouldn't you get 1.1K for level 11?

It seems like it goes up 1k for rank 9 and 2k for rank 10 and 11



 "I think people should define the word crap" - Kirby007

Join the Prediction League http://www.vgchartz.com/predictions

Instead of seeking to convince others, we can be open to changing our own minds, and seek out information that contradicts our own steadfast point of view. Maybe it’ll turn out that those who disagree with you actually have a solid grasp of the facts. There’s a slight possibility that, after all, you’re the one who’s wrong.

kirby007 said:
Mnementh said:

Shouldn't you get 1.1K for level 11?

It seems like it goes up 1k for rank 9 and 2k for rank 10 and 11

I should've looked at my VG$-transactions. I got more than 800 myself:

  User level increased to Wraith   $500.00  
  User level increased to Hunter   $500.00  
  User level increased to Splicer   $500.00  
  User level increased to Zergling   $250.00  
  User level increased to Grunt   $150.00  
  User level increased to Goomba   $150.00  
  User level increased to Peon   $100.00  
  User level increased to Ghost   $100.00  

So the amount increases every level.



3DS-FC: 4511-1768-7903 (Mii-Name: Mnementh), Nintendo-Network-ID: Mnementh, Switch: SW-7706-3819-9381 (Mnementh)

my greatest games: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

10 years greatest game event!

bets: [peak year] [+], [1], [2], [3], [4]