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Postby Funkyterrance on Thu May 16, 2013 7:22 pm

I know it's much more fun to bitch but has anyone noticed that there have been some pretty thoughtful improvements to CC lately? The quick edit thing, the changes to the games waiting list, etc..

To risk not being in fashion, I would have to say CC has become more fun for me in the past month or so. Perhaps some credit is due to the new leadership? I'm thinking these changes are a sign of good things to come.
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby IcePack on Thu May 16, 2013 7:28 pm

Quick edit doesn't work for me...
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby Gilligan on Thu May 16, 2013 7:40 pm

IcePack wrote:Quick edit doesn't work for me...


I believe that rds has said Quick Edit doesn't work when there are spoilers in the post. It works in all other posts.
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby nietzsche on Thu May 16, 2013 7:59 pm

(Nietzsche edit)
Last edited by nietzsche on Thu May 16, 2013 8:45 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby Gilligan on Thu May 16, 2013 8:02 pm

this just in: nietzsche likes horse balls
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby smegal69 on Thu May 16, 2013 8:13 pm

more like a bulls....... wounder if he will get banned? i know i would if i posted them
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby nietzsche on Thu May 16, 2013 8:44 pm

Oops, sorry i thought i was at off-topics
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby TeeGee on Thu May 16, 2013 8:57 pm

nietzsche wrote:(Nietzsche edit)



Looks like I miss all the good stuff
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby BigBallinStalin on Fri May 17, 2013 4:27 am

Funkyterrance wrote:I know it's much more fun to bitch but has anyone noticed that there have been some pretty thoughtful improvements to CC lately? The quick edit thing, the changes to the games waiting list, etc..

To risk not being in fashion, I would have to say CC has become more fun for me in the past month or so. Perhaps some credit is due to the new leadership? I'm thinking these changes are a sign of good things to come.


Still not seeing any substantial changes that will entice more new comers to stay here.

The quickedit feature was a waste of resources which satisfied x-amount of regular forum users, who are a very small minority of the total users.


But I wonder: How satisfying is the Quickedit feature for the mods and CC-volunteers?
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby iAmCaffeine on Fri May 17, 2013 4:49 am

The quick edit feature will have been a rather simple php upgrade of some kind, not like many resources will have gone into that so I don't see a problem there.
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby TeeGee on Fri May 17, 2013 4:59 am

BigBallinStalin wrote:
Funkyterrance wrote:I know it's much more fun to bitch but has anyone noticed that there have been some pretty thoughtful improvements to CC lately? The quick edit thing, the changes to the games waiting list, etc..

To risk not being in fashion, I would have to say CC has become more fun for me in the past month or so. Perhaps some credit is due to the new leadership? I'm thinking these changes are a sign of good things to come.


Still not seeing any substantial changes that will entice more new comers to stay here.

The quickedit feature was a waste of resources which satisfied x-amount of regular forum users, who are a very small minority of the total users.


But I wonder: How satisfying is the Quickedit feature for the mods and CC-volunteers?


I haven't had a chance to use it yet.. can I play with your posts? :P
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby iAmCaffeine on Fri May 17, 2013 5:06 am

TeeGee wrote:
BigBallinStalin wrote:
Funkyterrance wrote:I know it's much more fun to bitch but has anyone noticed that there have been some pretty thoughtful improvements to CC lately? The quick edit thing, the changes to the games waiting list, etc..

To risk not being in fashion, I would have to say CC has become more fun for me in the past month or so. Perhaps some credit is due to the new leadership? I'm thinking these changes are a sign of good things to come.


Still not seeing any substantial changes that will entice more new comers to stay here.

The quickedit feature was a waste of resources which satisfied x-amount of regular forum users, who are a very small minority of the total users.


But I wonder: How satisfying is the Quickedit feature for the mods and CC-volunteers?


I haven't had a chance to use it yet.. can I play with your posts? :P


It's useful if you know the basic code, smileys and tags, should you use them.

Although it seems to have disappeared for me now.
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby Funkyterrance on Fri May 17, 2013 10:20 am

BigBallinStalin wrote:
Still not seeing any substantial changes that will entice more new comers to stay here.

The quickedit feature was a waste of resources which satisfied x-amount of regular forum users, who are a very small minority of the total users.


But I wonder: How satisfying is the Quickedit feature for the mods and CC-volunteers?


Like I said, it's more in fashion to complain/focus on the negative.

I was under the impression that the quick-edit function was a relatively easy thing to do(a function that has probably been available for a while, just nobody specifically asked for it) so admin maybe figured "why not?" and threw us a bone?

If they continue to have this philosophy I can only see good things resulting. Experimenting with easy changes first is a mark of efficiency and any sound businessman knows that efficiency is key.

The fact of the matter is that on this site, for every suggested change there are 20 people who object to it, giving a possibly falsely negative response to it, regardless of how easy a fix it may be. Given this, I feel that trial and error may be the best route to increased membership. Let the numbers dictate what's a good idea, not the loudest complainer.

EDIT: Just noticed after this post that the CC clock has been implemented. My whole point of this thread was to point out how CC is actually doing something as of late. Time will tell if these changes are going to draw in new people/satisfy veterans but these new changes are to me an indication of a more proactive leadership.
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby BigBallinStalin on Fri May 17, 2013 12:12 pm

Funkyterrance wrote:
BigBallinStalin wrote:
Still not seeing any substantial changes that will entice more new comers to stay here.

The quickedit feature was a waste of resources which satisfied x-amount of regular forum users, who are a very small minority of the total users.


But I wonder: How satisfying is the Quickedit feature for the mods and CC-volunteers?


Like I said, it's more in fashion to complain/focus on the negative.

I was under the impression that the quick-edit function was a relatively easy thing to do(a function that has probably been available for a while, just nobody specifically asked for it) so admin maybe figured "why not?" and threw us a bone?

If they continue to have this philosophy I can only see good things resulting. Experimenting with easy changes first is a mark of efficiency and any sound businessman knows that efficiency is key.

The fact of the matter is that on this site, for every suggested change there are 20 people who object to it, giving a possibly falsely negative response to it, regardless of how easy a fix it may be. Given this, I feel that trial and error may be the best route to increased membership. Let the numbers dictate what's a good idea, not the loudest complainer.

EDIT: Just noticed after this post that the CC clock has been implemented. My whole point of this thread was to point out how CC is actually doing something as of late. Time will tell if these changes are going to draw in new people/satisfy veterans but these new changes are to me an indication of a more proactive leadership.


Some people are a bit more realistic than others. Lemme know when all these "game-changing" implementations boost long-term profit for CC. Quickedit, lol. It doesn't take much for you to praise "proactive" leadership when you perceive it.

RE: underlined, qwert already has a thread on that, so what's really the point of this thread?
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Re: Has Anyone Noticed?

Postby BigBallinStalin on Fri May 17, 2013 12:19 pm

iAmCaffeine wrote:The quick edit feature will have been a rather simple php upgrade of some kind, not like many resources will have gone into that so I don't see a problem there.


We can only guess as to what goes on in their heads. Sure, this feature may not have taken much, but let's call the total amount of resources used: X.

Would X have been better spent on more important features?
Do the decision-makers even know how to determine which is more important?
Are they satisfying the right groups at the right time with the highest priority?
How do they know?


Lately, I just haven't been convinced that the head guys of CC know how to answer those kind of questions. (Hopefully, they at least ask themselves those kind).
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