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    We will be making a few changes to the board over the next few weeks. We are making these changes in order to better serve you, our members. Please bear with us.

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    Re: CHANGES

    The changes make sense so far. However, isn't the correct spelling "Mandalorian"?

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    You are correct.

    In addition, we have merged the Rocket Pack forum with Blasters and Shin Tools as these were both small forums that didn't receive much activity. We will most likely continue to compact the Boba forums as the wiki comes onlline and as we improve TDH's search functions.

    We also have added quicklinks to our most popular forums at the top of the page. There are a few formatting issues that need to be worked out, but we hope this will help you naviagte the site with greater ease and speed.

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    Looks cool so far and totally logical...

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    As you can see, we have added a new search function at the top of the page. It's not finished yet so bear with us. If you have any comments or suggestions, please let us know.

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    One suggestion and it is kind of pettie...Can you leave the "New Post" link?I always enjoy clicking on that when I get home from work to see the different topics that have been posted.For me it is a quick and easy way to surf through the posts
    But if it is removed I understand and can make due

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    Soooo............Can I post in the child test board in the custom Mando forum?

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    LOPERO said: View Post
    One suggestion and it is kind of pettie...Can you leave the "New Post" link?I always enjoy clicking on that when I get home from work to see the different topics that have been posted.For me it is a quick and easy way to surf through the posts
    But if it is removed I understand and can make due
    I agree. The New Post button is the most useful button here. I prefer a quick list of posts that have been updated since my last visit in one place, rather than having to look in each sub-topic individually.

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    Synn said: View Post
    I agree. The New Post button is the most useful button here. I prefer a quick list of posts that have been updated since my last visit in one place, rather than having to look in each sub-topic individually.
    Here! Here! What they said

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    new post link for sure. I check back several times a day and like to be able to quickly check if there is anything of interest to me.

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    I LOVED THE NEW POST LINK TOO!

    maybe take out the LOG OUT and replace it with the VIEW NEW POSTS. Why would anyone want to log out anyways?

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    vadr_h8r said: View Post
    I LOVED THE NEW POST LINK TOO!
    Yeah, id have to agree. Some of us are on here so much that we need the new post link. Starts reading, and a few hours later we forget what thread we read (for us old folk) and then you have to start clicking finding what you read and what you didnt.

    It would be really, really, really nice if we had it back. Please, with sugar on top. Or splenda on top if your a health nut.

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    shortimer52 said: View Post
    Yeah, id have to agree. Some of us are on here so much that we need the new post link. Starts reading, and a few hours later we forget what thread we read (for us old folk) and then you have to start clicking finding what you read and what you didnt.

    It would be really, really, really nice if we had it back. Please, with sugar on top. Or splenda on top if your a health nut.
    You can bookmark this search query for the day's most recent posts:

    Code:
    http://www.thedentedhelmet.com/search.php?&do=getdaily&days=1

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    We can readd the New Posts link.

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    The Dent said: View Post
    We can readd the New Posts link.
    Thank you. I just came in here to ask that (and I see most others did the same)

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    It is back and the search bar has been cleaned up a bit. We would really like to see our members using the search function more and more to find answers to their questions instead of simly browsing and hoping to stumble upon an answer.

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    The Dent said: View Post
    We can readd the New Posts link.
    Thank you very much

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    I like it so far, and now that you are bringing back the new post, I am especially pleased!

    Thank you mod's for taking such good care of these boards!

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    I'm liking the new additions as well.

    One concern tho, its either my browser or the forum scripting itself..but the new search bar doesn't seem to scale well with my screen resolution. Specifically the 'adv search' text extends outside the black/red border.

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    What is your screen resolution?

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    1024x768


    Kinda low i know, but i'm also on a 5 yr old laptop lol

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    everything looks perfect with Firefox 3.0 any resolution up to 1680x10508)8)8)

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    1280X1024 res & search bar looks good here..............

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    Re: CHANGES

    Rokeim said: View Post
    1024x768


    Kinda low i know, but i'm also on a 5 yr old laptop lol
    I too am on an older computer ( 3 year old Dell Desktop) and have 1024x768 and it's sticking out.

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    1024x768 here and it sticks out.

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