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 Switching forum software
Colosseum
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 08:53 PM


hey dudes


Group: Administrators
Posts: 3,684
Member No.: 1
Joined: 4-June 08



Shipbucket will be converting to PHPBB software sometime soon. This means any time between tonight and several years from now, depending on my schedule and whether or not I can be assed to mess with it.

Reasons being:

1. InvisionFree has no substantial legal protection for items posted on this forum;
2. I'd like to get off of free forum software and onto something more professional;
3. Shipbucket.com/forum is a lot easier to remember than z11.invisionfree.com/shipbucket;
4. Better admin controls to prevent morons like Turkishnavyguy from coming back;
5. More up-to-date software, a lot easier to use;
6. It's just that time.

No, the content posted here will NOT be accessible on the new board, though I will maintain this forum as long as possible as an archive.

Thoughts before we proceed?
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blackbuck
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 09:13 PM


Jaffa Cakes!


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Posts: 144
Member No.: 734
Joined: 13-February 10



Any reason for PHPBB over IPB?
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TimothyC
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 09:13 PM


Cooler than you


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Posts: 497
Member No.: 308
Joined: 21-December 08



I'd recommend the following:

1. Admins are notified first, then Mods, then Elite then Premium, then everyone else Maybe even let major, non-premium members in on it before the rest of the population knows. This way we don't get hit with a lot of people potentially loosing their account names.

2. Locking down the board on the way out, so that while the archive is maintained, it doesn't get spammed up.

QUOTE (blackbuck @ Jul 26 2010, 09:13 PM)
Any reason for PHPBB over IPB?

phpBB is free, and often more powerful than IPB (which costs a whole lot).
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blackbuck
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 09:17 PM


Jaffa Cakes!


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Posts: 144
Member No.: 734
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Just wondering as I deal with IPB on a daily basis, that's all.
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Colosseum
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 09:43 PM


hey dudes


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Posts: 3,684
Member No.: 1
Joined: 4-June 08



If you want to shoot me $250 for an IPB installation (and $250 more each year), be my guest. :P
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ezgo394
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 09:52 PM


IOT Navy Pilot


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Posts: 293
Member No.: 863
Joined: 31-May 10



It's that much?
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Colosseum
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 10:12 PM


hey dudes


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Posts: 3,684
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Joined: 4-June 08



It's targeted towards corporations, etc.

Not people screwing around on the internet drawing ships. :P
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blackbuck
Posted: Jul 26 2010, 10:43 PM


Jaffa Cakes!


Group: Premium Members
Posts: 144
Member No.: 734
Joined: 13-February 10



Wow Cervo (the dude that runs our site) has money to burn |:
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navybrat85
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 12:03 AM


Proud to be an American.


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so must Kevin over at STF.net...he's got like three IPB boards running (or did, a while ago)
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RRoan
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 12:27 AM


New Member


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Posts: 43
Member No.: 310
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First non-rules post at the new forums goes to me. :3
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Colosseum
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 12:50 AM


hey dudes


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Posts: 3,684
Member No.: 1
Joined: 4-June 08



quiet rroan they're not allowed to know about it yet D:<
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RRoan
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 12:59 AM


New Member


Group: Members
Posts: 43
Member No.: 310
Joined: 21-December 08



D:
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navybrat85
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 01:45 AM


Proud to be an American.


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lol. Top Secret till Colo says otherwise?
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Novice
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 05:22 AM


Novice MS Painter


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Posts: 1,272
Member No.: 496
Joined: 22-April 09



What will happen to the drawings allready submitted and are on the main site?
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vossiej
Posted: Jul 27 2010, 05:43 AM


The Alternate Universe artist


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Posts: 1,686
Member No.: 273
Joined: 21-December 08



Will there be a deadline for all members to be switched to the new forum before this one closes? Otherwise said, on wich forum will we have to post from now on, still this one or the new one?
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