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Request for changes to MPIP

Forums General Melanoma Community Request for changes to MPIP

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    Shelby – MRF
    Keymaster

    Hello everyone! 

    Hello everyone! 

    We have had several requests for some change regarding the viewing of posts on the bulletin board.  We were able to get a quote on making an internal change to the website so that users can sort posts by personal preference, either by last reply date OR by original post date.  This will hopefully help with the issues that have been brought to our attention.  The quote was just given to us but we have given them the go-ahead to make these changes.  Once we have an estimated date that this will go into effect, I will announce that in this message.  Thanks so much for your patience, understanding, and input and please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions/concerns regarding this change.  Have a wonderful day!

    Shelby – MRF

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Thank you for listening!  Just within the last day or two an old post popped up that was commented on by at least one board member that has passed away. It was a spam comment and I can no longer find it so it must have been removed. Hopefully this will help.

      Linda

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      lhaley
      Participant

      Thank you for listening!  Just within the last day or two an old post popped up that was commented on by at least one board member that has passed away. It was a spam comment and I can no longer find it so it must have been removed. Hopefully this will help.

      Linda

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        Shelby – MRF
        Keymaster

        Yes, we removed that but this should definitely help!

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        Shelby – MRF
        Keymaster

        Yes, we removed that but this should definitely help!

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      JerryfromFauq
      Participant

      Shelly, I have noticed that y'all seem to be steadily making upgrades to the Board tht makes it more usable and mmore like many of us have requested.  Keep up the work!

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      JerryfromFauq
      Participant

      Shelly, I have noticed that y'all seem to be steadily making upgrades to the Board tht makes it more usable and mmore like many of us have requested.  Keep up the work!

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      Ranisa
      Participant

      I am newer here and I love how once a post is commented on it moves to the top!

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        W.
        Participant

        It is definitely a useful feature. But it can be quite disturbing when old posts move to the top with people involved who are no longer with us.

        I'm not sure what the best solution to this problem is, but maybe threads should become read-only after some time, e.g. maybe commenting should be disabled for threads which are older than 6 weeks. (Of course I have no idea whether this can be implemented with reasonable effort on this website…)

        Or maybe old threads could be visually marked as "old", such that it is clear for everyone that is it an old conversation.

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        Ranisa
        Participant

        If someone is under the weather for a bit, and then happens to get online they can't comment on anything?

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        Ranisa
        Participant

        If someone is under the weather for a bit, and then happens to get online they can't comment on anything?

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        W.
        Participant

        It is definitely a useful feature. But it can be quite disturbing when old posts move to the top with people involved who are no longer with us.

        I'm not sure what the best solution to this problem is, but maybe threads should become read-only after some time, e.g. maybe commenting should be disabled for threads which are older than 6 weeks. (Of course I have no idea whether this can be implemented with reasonable effort on this website…)

        Or maybe old threads could be visually marked as "old", such that it is clear for everyone that is it an old conversation.

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        dian in spokane
        Participant

        ranisa..it sounds like the change they are proposing will still allow you to sort your reading in that manner. But others will have the choice not to!

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        dian in spokane
        Participant

        ranisa..it sounds like the change they are proposing will still allow you to sort your reading in that manner. But others will have the choice not to!

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        Ranisa
        Participant

        I like having that choice.  Thanks for clearing it up.  Will it be difficult to set up?

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        Ranisa
        Participant

        I like having that choice.  Thanks for clearing it up.  Will it be difficult to set up?

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      Ranisa
      Participant

      I am newer here and I love how once a post is commented on it moves to the top!

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      Charlie S
      Participant

      EXCELLENT !  As a user option for display peferences, your solution is super.  Good job, and as others have said, thanks for listening.

      Charlie S

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      Charlie S
      Participant

      EXCELLENT !  As a user option for display peferences, your solution is super.  Good job, and as others have said, thanks for listening.

      Charlie S

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