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by Doc
02 Feb 2012, 15:09
Forum: General Discussions About The Site
Topic: OUR WONDERFUL SITE
Replies: 127
Views: 22055

Re: OUR WONDERFUL SITE

PanBiker wrote:Now, now Maz, calm down. I see you have now made over 50 posts despite not being able to find your way round :surprised:
What do you expect Panny after all she is Female :gorgeous: :shutup:
by Doc
02 Feb 2012, 15:06
Forum: Royal Marines
Topic: Royal Marines Serving or Retired - Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 2
Views: 2763

Re: Royal Marines Serving or Retired - Introduce Yourself He

:dontgetit: It's for the "British" Royal Marines not the US Marine Corp. But if your a yank who served in the USMC I'm sure I can open up a forum for you.
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 23:21
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Oh dear!
Replies: 33
Views: 4940

Re: Oh dear!

Hi Sue Sorry to hear your running round in circles within the site, It's only a week old and we are all getting used to thing, me included. We had to launch the new site prematurely because of the old server crash. You can set your avatar in your User Control Panel and select Display Gallery , All t...
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 20:10
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: NEWSHOUND
Replies: 18
Views: 4074

Re: NEWSHOUND

Gloria wrote:They've gone-----thankyou Doc.
Yipee... it took long enough for me to find out how to sort it
:guitarist: :drummer: :imsmilin: :juggle: :singer: :thankyou: :thumbsup5: :mexwave: :yahoo:
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 19:01
Forum: Introductions
Topic: hello
Replies: 1
Views: 731

Re: hello

Thanks Buzzzz

Welcome to the new site, feel free to join in
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 13:52
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COLD CALLS
Replies: 28
Views: 6644

Re: COLD CALLS

Sometimes you can wind them up and have a bit of fun, occasionally I have started the conversation asking them stupid questions like if they would like to sign up to my East German pre-1950 Film Club before I listen to their pitch, quite often they just hand up.
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 13:11
Forum: Technology & Communication
Topic: COLD CALLS
Replies: 28
Views: 6644

Re: COLD CALLS

I'm sure we are all getting more unsolicited calls at the moment. I have been subject to the usual insulation offers and this morning had two calls from the 'Worker's Office' informing me I had a claim against my employer for various injuries. The favourite at the moment seems to be ear damage from...
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 13:08
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: NEWSHOUND
Replies: 18
Views: 4074

Re: NEWSHOUND

Thanks Nolic & Ian I've killed off the National & Global News elements we won't be having them back The Local News I decided to keep, it covers BET, Craven Herals & LET only and I'll try and contain them to their own categories. The Job Vacancies I like, but again I have to control who can/cannot se...
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 12:59
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Minor glitches
Replies: 123
Views: 20616

Re: Minor glitches

I think I can remember how I did it before to get the blue "S" on the old OGFB Tabs, I'll attempt to create a new one - no promises because my heads full of C**p at the moment :grin:
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 12:57
Forum: Bug Reporting
Topic: Board Index
Replies: 1
Views: 1578

Re: Board Index

I've seen it Ian, it's well annoying :furious3: and I'm trying to trace the cause.
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 11:01
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Minor glitches
Replies: 123
Views: 20616

Re: Minor glitches

Hi Belle

No we don't shut, but I was doing a bit of site maintenance last night, had to reboot the server a couple of times.

regarding the smilies, when you click on a smilie it puts it's code into the editor like : grin : if you don't want it just delete the ": grin :" :deal2:
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 10:15
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: NEWSHOUND
Replies: 18
Views: 4074

Re: NEWSHOUND

Is anyone seeing any new posts from News Hound this morning, A part from the actual latest news forum I changed some settings last night so that they shouldn't be displaying to anyone.

If you can't see them .... Great, if you can then please let me know.
by Doc
31 Jan 2012, 10:11
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Minor glitches
Replies: 123
Views: 20616

Re: Minor glitches

This message has cropped up a couple of times today in the arcade-----The data submitted for this game was missing or corrupt. Please play the game again. If you have seen the message more than once please submit a game report. Gloria, can you remember what game it was. Stanley, I've changed the co...
by Doc
30 Jan 2012, 22:05
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: NEWSHOUND
Replies: 18
Views: 4074

Re: NEWSHOUND

Thanks Ian, I'm on it
by Doc
30 Jan 2012, 20:50
Forum: Census and Resource Discussion
Topic: Looking for general advice
Replies: 56
Views: 11881

Re: Looking for general advice

Clicking thisLINK will take you to download.com where it is showing 108 family tree programs, some paid for some free., have a browse
by Doc
30 Jan 2012, 18:01
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: NEWSHOUND
Replies: 18
Views: 4074

Re: NEWSHOUND

Like everyone else I'm still finding my way around the admin sections, with literally thousands of different settings to play with, but I'm getting there. What I have managed to do regarding our old Mutt - NEWS Hound is; Excluded the entire " Latest News Section " from Searches, so the posts will no...
by Doc
30 Jan 2012, 15:00
Forum: News
Topic: The New OGFB WebSite Goes Live
Replies: 28
Views: 6142

Re: The New OGFB WebSite Goes Live

Welcome aboard Moh, nice to see you again, we were just about to send out the search party for you.

p.s. You now have your Silver Surfer Badge :wink:
by Doc
30 Jan 2012, 11:06
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: NEWSHOUND
Replies: 18
Views: 4074

Re: NEWSHOUND

Originally I set-up the automated member "News Hound" which in effect is a RSS aggregation feature which drags in carefully targeted RSS feeds from other sites. My intention was to bring into the OGFB site a central point for all Local News, Job Vacancies, Events and other relevant local information...
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 23:49
Forum: What, Where, When, We, Who, Look & How
Topic: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?
Replies: 10582
Views: 500534

Re: WHAT ATTRACTED YOUR ATTENTION TODAY?

This is the walking man in all his glory, but I can't detect a limp or any other abnormalities except that he his made out of various characters.

Image
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 21:56
Forum: Feedback
Topic: Minor glitches
Replies: 123
Views: 20616

Re: Minor glitches

Acknowledged Bodger, I to like things to work has they should. I'm on it.
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 20:10
Forum: General Discussions About The Site
Topic: New site
Replies: 21
Views: 5266

Re: New site

Being a Administrator or a Moderator both are capable of moving incorrectly classified postings to their correct location.

If a suitable location does not exist , just post a request and one of the team will be happy to oblige.
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 18:53
Forum: General Discussions About The Site
Topic: Which Logo?
Replies: 23
Views: 5031

Re: Which Logo?

Bump - Come on, get your votes in
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 17:45
Forum: Editor
Topic: Editor Upgrade
Replies: 0
Views: 1316

Editor Upgrade

At some point I will be upgrading the existing editor, it will still use the current way of using what is called BBCodes i.e. the brackets [ ] but I will be upgrading the buttons to Icons, plus adding some further functionalities to the editor.

I will post on here updates to the upgrade progress
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 17:38
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: RN Retired or Serving - Introduce Yourself Here
Replies: 7
Views: 2501

Re: RN Retired or Serving - Introduce Yourself Here

Dave O'Connor - Nickname - Des
Chief Petty Officer Marine Engineering Mechanic (Mechanical)
Served 1975 - 1987

Ships
HMS Hermes
HMS Ark Royal (RO9)
HMS Penelope
HMS Intrepid
HMS Zulu

Multiple Shore Bases
by Doc
29 Jan 2012, 15:51
Forum: Editor
Topic: Spellchecker
Replies: 15
Views: 6043

Re: Spellchecker

I have just checked the specs on the software. The actual Forum Software does NOT have a built in Spell Checker, but what it does do is send an instruction to your browser (Multiple Browsers) to activate your browsers built-in spell checker with the Setting for the dictionary to use of "British-Engl...

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