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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Mawkish1983 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 8:32 am

Old thread. What are we on now?

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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:27 am

Mawkish1983 wrote:Old thread. What are we on now?
If you hover your mouse cursor over the Quote button on any post, you can see the post count — 227,597 for your post and 227,610 for mine, so 12 other posts have been made in the couple of hours between them.
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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Mawkish1983 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:06 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:If you hover your mouse cursor over the Quote button...
Ah right, thank you. I'll use that next time I'm on my computer. On my tablet I cannot hover.

Still, wow. As a scientist I'm fighting the compulsion to plot posts over time to work out the growth function for the forum.

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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by torqz » Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:17 pm

Mawkish1983 wrote:
Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:If you hover your mouse cursor over the Quote button...
Ah right, thank you. I'll use that next time I'm on my computer. On my tablet I cannot hover.

Still, wow. As a scientist I'm fighting the compulsion to plot posts over time to work out the growth function for the forum.
Thats because Tablet PC's suck.
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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Sun Jan 20, 2013 2:20 pm

PeDr0 wrote:Thats because Tablet PC's suck.
Not at all. They're very useful. See this earlier thread.
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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Mawkish1983 » Sun Jan 20, 2013 3:08 pm

PeDr0 wrote:Thats because Tablet PC's suck.
It is fit for purpose. I'd never do any work on it, but as a toy and a time-saving organisation device it's perfect for me.

I can either carry my big heavy laptop across school to register students and use paper diaries that (in my experience) I'm unable to keep organised with or I can use this lightweight gadget with virtually no boot time and keep on top of my life.

Summary, I don't think tablet's 'suck'.

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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by alan... » Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:32 am

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Mawkish1983 wrote:Old thread. What are we on now?
If you hover your mouse cursor over the Quote button on any post, you can see the post count — 227,597 for your post and 227,610 for mine, so 12 other posts have been made in the couple of hours between them.
when i hover it says "reply with quote".

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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Mon Jan 21, 2013 9:58 am

alan... wrote:when i hover it says "reply with quote".
To avoid rogue sites, hovering links in a browser should indicate somewhere (if not in the tooltip itself) where the link will take the user. In Opera, the tooltip shows the URL as well as the Title text. In Firefox and Chrome the URL is shown in a popup at the bottom left of the window.
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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by Dinsdale » Mon Jan 21, 2013 3:08 pm

David N. Snyder wrote:There are now over 320,000 posts in Dhamma Wheel and Dharma Wheel (combined).
:woohoo:
Jolly good! Have you read them all? ;)
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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by alan... » Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:48 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
alan... wrote:when i hover it says "reply with quote".
To avoid rogue sites, hovering links in a browser should indicate somewhere (if not in the tooltip itself) where the link will take the user. In Opera, the tooltip shows the URL as well as the Title text. In Firefox and Chrome the URL is shown in a popup at the bottom left of the window.
ah i see now. it looks like it's also in the address bar: http//wwwdhammawheel.com/posting.php?mode=quote&f=8&p=227755

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Re: 200,000 posts!

Post by DNS » Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:10 pm

porpoise wrote: Jolly good! Have you read them all? ;)
No, a sizable majority of all posts, but not all. But I am pretty sure some of our moderators have read them all. Tiltbillings is especially hard working in that department, eliminating spammers, reading all posts.

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