USMB only lacks one thing that keeps it from being the best message board ever

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    I've bitched about this before but I still think it worth bitching about again.

    Why can't USMB have a feature that lets you know which posts have quoted one of your own posts? A message board as big as this one would really benefit from that feature. When I don't have time to catch up with every thread I've posted in, I miss out on some worthwhile responses to my posts and the conversation dies. Only because this is such a big and crowded place.

    You know ... if USMB had this feature ... I might even be inspired to become a paying member ... :eusa_whistle:
     
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    It's a good idea.
     
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    <?php

    function quote_querying() {

    $uname = $vbulletin->userinfo['username'];

    global $uname;

    $query = "Select post_author, post_id, post_content from vbulletin-database WHERE post_content LIKE "quote=' . $uname. '" Limit 30";

    foreach ($query as $querydata) {
    $aaaa = $querydata->post_author;
    $bbbb = $querydata->post_content;

    echo 'User who quotes'; echo $aaaa; echo 'Full Post'; echo $bbbb;
    echo '<br />';
    }
    }
    ?>

    Then you call this function in a template:

    <?php echo $quote_querying(); ?>


    I never worked with VBulletin, but that's how it is probably done.
     
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    USMB only lacks one thing that keeps it from being the best message board ever

    More Lists!


    :lol:
     
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    Yeah, sometimes I search my name but I'm mostly too lazy to do that. And I noticed it's not that reliable. Although it's can be helpful if someone has been talking about you in some thread you weren't even aware of.

    I was on another board that flagged threads for you that had posts which were responses you your own.

    That was nifty.
     
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    Good afternoon, Shuggie.
     
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    it needs more thursby
     
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    I've asked for that feature for at least 2 years. Perhaps it doesn't exist in vBulletin, but it does exist in other bulletin board software packages. It seems pretty simple to me.
     
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