Follow Box Removal

Discussion in 'Website Help' started by Don Quixote, Nov 13, 2015.

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Do you want the "Follow Box" removed

  1. Yes

    28.6%
  2. No

    25.0%
  3. Would like a choice on or off

    46.4%
  1. Don Quixote

    Don Quixote Funster

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    What are your thoughts
     
  2. keith

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    I am not voting, don't know what all the fuss is about, if you don't like it ignore it.
    I don't know why we have a Red number on showcase, it doesn't interest me so I just ignore it, simples. (y)
     
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  3. scotjimland

    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    like it.. not an issue on a 28" Monitor.. no idea what the fuss is about

    but maybe it is for those on teensie weensie play things called iPads.. ;)
     
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  4. Don Quixote

    Don Quixote Funster

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    Keith, why should I or any member just ignore it, I did not ask for it in the first place!
     
  5. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    I think Jim does an amazing Job and tries to keep the forum up to date, I bet he wonders some times why he bothers.
     
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  6. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    It seemed a bit obvious yesterday but it was only because it was new. I've not noticed it today unless prompted to look for it.
     
  7. Don Quixote

    Don Quixote Funster

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    I also respect Jim's work here on the forum keeping it up to date, but having choice would be nice as well.
     
  8. Jim

    Jim Ringleader

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    I'm sure when I produced the resource, I mentioned that the messenger aspect will be entirely voluntary. I just checked and I actually wrote. "And while trying to please everyone, you'll be able to decide if you want live messaging or the more traditional 'Conversations" So I do not know what the fuss is about either :rolleyes:

    The ability to switch it off has been added for most members this morning and the original help file has a sentence added to show you how to do it. :)
     
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  9. Don Quixote

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    Jim, please kill this thread as removal can be done, thanks
     
  10. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    No need to vote....i just turned it off and the box vanished.
     
  11. barsteward

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    errr, what box?:whistle:
     
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  12. dryad

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    ditto..don't seem to have one on my pad, wondering how to turn it on to see what the fuss is about..
     
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  13. NickNic

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    I quite like it Mine's staying on (y)
     
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  14. pappajohn

    pappajohn Funster Life Member

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    Click user name (top right on task bar)
    Click preferences.
    Tick top box. (Enable messenger chatting)
    Save
    Small box appears bottom right corner.

    Maybe not configured to work with ipad.
     
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  15. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

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    That's what I was thinking. I don't know what a follow box is either
     
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  16. dryad

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    yes, the top box is ticked, saved all settings again just to make sure but no sight of this elusive box, can't work on ipads then, oh well, shan't get my knickers in a twist about it, just curious to see it that's all.. :)
     
  17. barsteward

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    Just noticed it:D my puter screens big enough to accommodate it.;)
     
  18. Langtoftlad

    Langtoftlad Funster Life Member

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    Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer & Ghostery browsers...

    Everytime I click on save after unticking any boxes, I get a nice banner announcing "My changes have been saved"...

    ...and promptly it restores all the ticks to the boxes I've just unticked - arrrrgh :boxing:!

    It's driving me to :beerchug:... any suggestions?
     
  19. s20hymer

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    its doing the same for me must have tried 100 times going to go and have a whiskey
     
  20. TheCaller

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    Scroll down to Notifications. There is a 'required' field relating to Alert Sounds. Make sure one or other answer is selected.
     
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