T2W Website Updates (New Features/Bug Fixes/Server Problems)

Pat Riley

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Unable to edit a post

Just tried to edit a post to remove a typo and there was no edit facility.

Is this as a result of the DDoS attack?
 

Pat Riley

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We have time limits set on editing, see:
http://www.trade2win.com/boards/t2w-feedback-announcements/183210-how-remove-thread-delete-your-comments.html#post2371538

If it was within the time limit, let me know which post and I'll take a look.
This was like a few seconds after I posted it.

Don't know how to link to the specific post but it's post no 110 in this thread.

http://www.trade2win.com/boards/general-trading-chat/120444-why-do-you-think-you-can-make-money-trading-16.html#post2384778

I just wanted to change the Hu to a Hi otherwise it looks like I'm talking Chinese.
 

Sharky

Admin
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We were hit by another heavy DDoS attack this morning, but whilst the attack continues, we've managed to defend ourselves from it. I'll post a separate thread explaining what happened.
 

Sharky

Admin
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I plan on removing a couple of features that are rarely used on the site:

- Friends List (this won't affect Contacts or tue Ignore List)
- Photo Albums

If you have any photos you wish to keep, please download them before Friday, 12 Sept.
 

Sharky

Admin
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If you mention the username of another member in a post, and remember to add a @ before their username (same way it works on twitter) they'll get an email alert about the post. For example including "@sharky" in a post would alert me to it.

Later this week, we'll roll out a way for you to optionally turn off the email alerts (when you're quoted or mentioned).
 

Pat Riley

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794 178
And will @Sharky get an email for each post in a thread of just the one @Sharky mention per thread or until @Sharky reads the thread?
 

Pat Riley

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794 178
My email just got hit with a DDoS attack.

You sure it wasn't you all along testing this feature out?
 

Sharky

Admin
5,524 281
My email just got hit with a DDoS attack.

You sure it wasn't you all along testing this feature out?
Haha, don't worry we'll have a way to turn off the emails by end of this week.

Just a heads-up, I've re-enabled the friends list. Sonicscooter made a fair point that it was actually quite insightful to see who was friends with who on the site via the member profile page.
 

Sharky

Admin
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I've added back the old For Sale & Wanted forum and moved related threads into it.

I think every community should have an easy way to buy and sell stuff, and now there's a forum dedicated to it (again!)

One more change today, we've reinstated the albums after popular request. If you're wondering what I'm talking about, check out this link: http://www.trade2win.com/boards/all_albums.php - it lists the 400+ albums members have created over the years.