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College Confidential Relaunch

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Replies to: College Confidential Relaunch

  • coolweathercoolweather Registered User Posts: 5,744 Senior Member
    edited May 13
    I wonder the notification mechanism can be changed. Instead of notifying all new posts, the site only sends notifications on the threads that have new posts. Currently we have several notifications with repeated threads and they are not in any order. It's hard to parse out the threads and to know which oldest post of the thread to be read first. Also it would be nice to have an option to clear notification for each thread instead of clearing notifications for all threads.

    Probably it's not too difficult for programmers to make this change: Only send notification on the first new post instead of sending notifications on all new posts.
  • jym626jym626 Registered User Posts: 55,816 Senior Member
    I still don’t see the need to delete the old pm’s. At not like they take up some limited bandwidth or get in the way. Then again I am one who doesn’t always delete old emails either. And sometimes being able to pull up old info is helpful.
  • scmom12scmom12 Registered User Posts: 2,977 Senior Member
    Ok I don’t know if this is a relaunch issue, but I just replied to a post. It was long enough to split into two paragraphs but when I went to post, it only posted the first paragraph.
  • TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston Registered User Posts: 14,273 Senior Member
    As of an hour ago the top of each page has more gray space than before. Desktop Edge.
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 72,322 Senior Member
    I would love to delete old PMs. I also delete emails after I read them.

    Can this be done from an IPad...or only from a computer.
  • thumper1thumper1 Registered User Posts: 72,322 Senior Member
    I found it...but it will take me a LONG time to delete all of the PMs I couldn’t delete while that feature wasn’t available!

    I’m just not a saver of these things. But I do keep important PMs!
  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 38,477 Super Moderator
    But I do keep important PMs!
    Like mine. :)
  • 10s4life10s4life Forum Champion UCLA Posts: 1,515 Forum Champion
    When accessing this site on iOS is anyone else getting a lot of redirections to ads that “mimic Facebook” and you have to exit safari to get rid of it?
  • vonlostvonlost Super Moderator Posts: 30,001 Super Moderator
    edited May 16
    Yes, many are. I installed iOS 1Blocker which stops them. These are likely automated ads placed through Google etc. They may be impossible to stop, short of some new web protocol. Cat and mouse; Google can stop one of them, and the crooks just create another.
  • TomSrOfBostonTomSrOfBoston Registered User Posts: 14,273 Senior Member
    Anyone else getting a spontaneous refresh of pages? Desktop edge.
  • jackTTjackTT Registered User Posts: 16 Junior Member
    I am new to this forum. And Boy am I excited to see all this info. Great WebSite !
  • LucieTheLakieLucieTheLakie Registered User Posts: 4,000 Senior Member
    edited June 5
    I don't know if this has anything to do with the re-launch, but I just discovered that I no longer receive notices for a thread I've had bookmarked for quite some time. I can still see the yellow star (denoting a bookmark) when I'm in the thread, but the thread doesn't appear in my list of bookmarks. And there was a post today, so I know it's still active, and it appears it has been all along.

    Now I'm wondering if there are any other bookmarked threads I've lost track of.

    UPDATE: I just went back through my bookmarks. It shows the most recent post as "MAY 2017" and my last post (#948) was in fact in May 2017. Well, it's June 2018 and the thread is now at 1823 posts! No way I'm catching up now. Argh.
  • lookingforwardlookingforward Registered User Posts: 29,992 Senior Member
    After years on CC, why do I now sometimes hit the backpage button and go from Full SIte to the mobile format? In no way do I ask for this. It happens a couple of times/week.

    And the former screen jumping issue is back, for me, on my android. The page loads, I go to click some line, and the screen moves so I'm hitting the ad or the forum name (not the post,) etc.
  • dfbdfbdfbdfb Registered User Posts: 3,655 Senior Member
    What did y'all just do? Now the header is even worse!
  • dfbdfbdfbdfb Registered User Posts: 3,655 Senior Member
    Ah! I figured out what happened! If for some reason your browser window gets a little bit too narrow for the header, it suddenly starts to stack things vertically, making it take up even more room on-screen than it did before.

    Seriously, y'all—reduce the padding in the site header. It's not pleasant.
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