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    Snake Plissken's Avatar
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    Upgrade to vBulletin 5

    Since the move from Kunena last year, we have been running a very old version of vBulletin - v4. I am currently in the very early stages of the upgrade to v5. There will be some significant changes under the hood, but the more visible changes should include a better experience on all browsers, including mobile and tablet.

    The plan is for v5 to be fairly out of the box to begin with. This means the OTF logos, the new appearance (I hope to have several skins available from day 1) and so on. Once we have moved over, then I can start adding functionality as requested. We shouldn't lose any functionality on the way at least, but there are several things I would like to add.

    There is no timeline for when exactly we will be shifting over to vBulletin 5 but the idea is that we have a few hours downtime while the work is done. There should be no need for re-registration or password changes.

    I will be looking for beta testers at some point and will post in this thread and via an announcement when needed.

    Any questions, please use this thread.

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    All hail King Snake!

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    Thanks for the update and all your hard work on this Snake, it's much appreciated.

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    Good work, Snake

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    Marvellous news Snake, we've been intrigued by this prospect for ages now so it's great to hear it's in the works. Well done as always for all your efforts here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lang Spoon View Post
    All hail King Snake!
    We must all cover one eye!

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    It has to be asked, or the gods will punish us: Will there be an Ignore Poster function this time around?

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    Just wanted to check, will there be an ignore poster function?

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    Snake Plissken's Avatar
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    Just in case anyone is wondering, there will be an Ignore Poster function.

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    This is odd. I saw a link to a thread which pointed here, but I can't see any posts.

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    This is odd, I saw a link to this forum but I can see no posts.

    Etc.

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    Various Artist's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sits View Post
    We must all cover one eye!
    I'm glad there's an Ignore Poster function now, if this thread is full of people showing their One-Eyed Snakes in response to Sits' imperative there.

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    I might even finally visit the Donations page.

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    VA: I shouldn't laugh at that, but I did.

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    I dont understand any of the technical stuff but thanks, Snake

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