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    My apologies for the downtime this morning. I've upgraded the board to the latest release of vB and it was trickier than I thought, and took longer than anticipated as a result of a large SQL database.

    There will be some changes with the board in this version and I will do my best to update them in this thread.
     
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    Here are some of the changes:

    *** The infraction system will not be implemented until further announcement ***

    *** This will be discussed over the next week, and we can have news stories imported automatically. Maybe a new forum for just news imports? ***

    This is just a few of hundreds of advancements but most are backend improvements, which hopefully will make the quality of the board much better.
     
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    I've added a few newsfeeds:

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=62

    These are viewable by everyone but no posting is allowed. These are here simply to make it easier to find good stories. Limited categories are added thus far until I see how you guys like it.

    My post count WILL NOT increase as a result of my name being used by the robot to post stories.

    Let me know if you all can see them correctly and what your thoughts are.

    Thanks!
     
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    I dont see those categories.
     
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    NM...I see em now
     
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    I'm confused as to what you mean. These stories are supposed to be posted as if it's a regular member posting in a forum. These news forums should appear no differently than any other forum, except that this is the first time I've used sub-forums to seperate the topics.
     
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    If you click the "new posts" button (as many of us do) it floods them with all these news stories. If they could be exempt from popping up this way, it'd be great. Many of us don't check each forum but rather just check to see the most recent threads. It's much more difficult with 50 news stories in there.
     
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