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Re: board construction

Post by MajBugman » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:16 pm

Woah! Nice job guys. :shock:
Raise the bar, do the minimum.

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Re: board construction

Post by MikeUMA » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:20 pm

One of the other stats I reset was the "high water mark" in simultaneous visitors. For some reason, this was achieved on a summer day several years ago. During the off-season, this made no sense. Was probably due to a number of search engine bots just doing their thing.

Maybe this will give us a more realistic number this time around, hopefully after we advanced into later rounds of March Madness.

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Re: board construction

Post by nighttrain777 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:25 pm

Likin' the new look!
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Re: board construction

Post by MikeUMA » Tue Sep 16, 2014 2:26 pm

OK, by now you've noticed that JJ worked his magic behind the scenes, and gave us the latest and greatest in board software.

Enormous thank you to JJ for his efforts. Without his helping hand over the years, there's no chance that this site would exist as it does today.

The board is still powered by the same "phpBB" software that we used to have, so much of the look and feel remains the same, just with some subtle differences. JJ also gave us a color scheme that stays pretty true to our state U's maroon & white.

Pretty much all your preferences (avatar, signature, etc) were retained, so there should be little to nothing you need to do. JJ also took great time & effort to retain all of the topics & posts that we had. (I retain all history in Men's Hoop. Other forums gets pruned to remove old & inactive topics.)

Enjoy, you knuckleheads. If you have any feedback, post it here.

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Re: board construction

Post by Chris20 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:10 pm

Feedback:

Thanks for the time and expense to keep this place going.

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Re: board construction

Post by jda71 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 3:30 pm

Looks great! Thanks for all the work keeping this going!

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Re: board construction

Post by Refuse2Lose83 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 4:37 pm

Simply awesome! Great great job JJ and Mike, thank you for all you do! UMass sports is better because of what you both do!
Hire Matt McCall!

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Re: board construction

Post by UMass02 » Tue Sep 16, 2014 5:43 pm

Excellent work!

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Re: board construction

Post by 69MG » Tue Sep 16, 2014 7:58 pm

Great job guys. The site looks awesome.

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Re: board construction

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:06 pm

Well, this is going to take some getting used to....
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Re: board construction

Post by MV Digga » Tue Sep 16, 2014 8:49 pm

I like it! Thanks Mike!

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Re: board construction

Post by DrG » Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:09 pm

InnervisionsUMASS wrote:Well, this is going to take some getting used to....
It's still essentially the same format, but it looks better, it's faster and it has a couple of nice new features. You should get used to it pretty quickly.

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Re: board construction

Post by InnervisionsUMASS » Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:16 pm

Phew, glad you told me that! I am used to it already!

:lol:
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Re: board construction

Post by Marty Peretz » Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:43 pm

IV, what happened to your post count? It appears to have declined precipitously..

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Re: board construction

Post by Swampy » Wed Sep 17, 2014 7:47 am

JJ got rid of all the posts that disagreed with what I had to say. The numbers were higher for some than others.

Seriously, GREAT job on the re-do, very pleasing to these eyes.

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