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Covergirl
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I have previously slipped these questions in other threads without getting an answer. Hopefully if I create my own topic something may come of it.

  1. What is the point of having 4 pieces of hyperlinked text per thread ? See example screenshot.

Logically, (in the linked screenshot) in the Practice Your Links thread, "Yesterday by Nontek" should be all one link and take you to the last post in that thread. All the links in that column should follow the same format.

However, all links go to P.1 of the thread (except the OP link). If that is the intention, it's bad design / unnecessary coding imho.

  1. Why are Answers, Views and Last Response (almost always) n/a on the My Posts page? See example screenshot 2

On one of the rare occasions there is something other than n/a, for example, the n47. link takes me back to page one of "My Posts", and the date / time (although coloured blue) is not a link

Additional grumps

My Posts is now a tiresome trawl to get through. With only 10 threads per page, some duplicated if it's a busy thread, you could be looking for a thread for weeks!

The current search facility is abysmal. OK, it (probably?) finds everything, but finding the particular thread you are looking for is a nightmare.

Filtering by Last Week (2) Last Month (6) Last 6 Months (25) Last Year (62) All Time doesn't particularly help, especially if the thread you are looking for is 6 weeks ago, as the threads are listed in no particular order. And with only 15 threads per search page, this is another area you could get lost in for weeks!

The Search facility needs a user sort button (Date ascending/descending) =or= needs to be sorted by default.

For example, searching for my own thread "PCA Site going down for Maintenance" - it's actually on page 7 of my posts dated 8th April but it took me about 10 minutes to find it. I gave up looking through the Search results and went back through my posts. Not knowing the date of it, I had to search through every page.

It's now 8 weeks after the update and the site speed issue appears to have been resolved but these silly things that don't work are niggling me. The fact that they still don't work but the advertising has been fixed is even nigglier (if there is such a word). LoL

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Jwbjnwolf

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Wee eddie

You Said abouta video for how to hyperlink

Here is a screenshot tutorial that I made

Comment on Comments page if you like

Jason

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lucky1

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Thanks for that Jason.

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Jwbjnwolf

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Any Day

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Jwbjnwolf

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Another thing that needs fixing is that when you click on the user name of a post to follow or view their profile, the text box that appears with the two buttons, the post underneath overlaps so you have no way of pressing one of the buttons

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woodchip

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And my miff though small, as a big effect and easy to deploy. Change the Colour of the Link Text so that Members and those who need help can find it easier It would be better may be in Red

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Jwbjnwolf

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Or underline it so that it is exactly like all other hyperlinks like how google does or email programs do.

Blue is used mostly but with an underline so that it is easily spotted as a link

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Jwbjnwolf

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I think this thread is gonna go on for as long as this site is faulty at this rate.

One over thing that would be good is if they could add the ability to have more thread posts on a page so when you get about 50 so posts in a thread, it is not about 6 pages long, instead to be only. About 2 pages long.

I think that it is about 10/12 per page, they should increase it to about 25 at least as this would make viewing long threads a quicker and simpler job and would stop people from missing important posts that may be on another page before try post. This I have done a number of times and I know that it happens a lot.

Also when is mobile PCA going to have post options instead of using mobile version?

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Jwbjnwolf

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Soz, mention to say instead of desktop version

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Woolwell

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Jwarn The mobile site has been stating that the ability to post is coming soon for well over a month. I am beginning to wonder about the definition of soon.

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Jwbjnwolf

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People on PCA are starting to have a funny way of explaining stuff.

Here is Woodchips funny post

The main Problem with the Site was it had fell over, But seems now they have corrected the Speed Problems, Next is to get the creases out of the Pants

Is this the new PCA style of saying things?

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