Suggestions for changes.

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  1. peteropny
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    First thing I've noticed is that the default of options is automatically checked (watch this thread / and receive email notification). As the site grows this will cause a flood of email notifications that may not be wanted - the default should be unchecked for both.
     
  2. Dovster
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    I really would prefer that advertisements not appear in the middle of posts. In fact, if you make the same offer for "ad free" MilePoint here that you did on FT I would buy it in a heart's beat.
     
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  3. Mikel
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    Thanks for the suggestion peter, keep 'em coming.
     
  4. Yep, indeed. Funny thing is that it's on per default with most new forums. It's an easy fix, though.
     
  5. Mikel
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    An 'ad-free' option is in the works.
     
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  6. My version is already ad-free. ;)
     
  7. Mackieman
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    It would also be quite neat to have a configurable homepage, wherein the forums that are most important to me are displayed above everything else in the hierarchy.

    Additionally, the feature to automatically watch all threads replied to and to have an alert e-mailed should probably be turned off by default. It was spamming me quite regularly and with a large user base I can imagine the load would be quite unbearable.
     
  8. Lufthansa Flyer
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    I love the look as compared to FT. I too would like to see an ad free version available.
     
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  9. Randy Petersen
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    All good observations. I think you'll find this flexibility over the next month or two. We have not engaged anything yet for this type of member use preferring to first concentrate on the platform to begin posting content. Once live, we'll have plenty of nice enhancements for users to enjoy. Love the feedback, makes MP better already.
     
  10. Mackieman
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    I'm wondering if there is space or the ability to create new content areas for FAQs and a glossary on a global level, especially in terms of the Newbies forum. I imagine a scenario where someone who doesn't travel much or is new to the community doesn't know his 752 from his LAX and don't even bring the IRROP into it. ;)

    My thought is that it would be easier to build and maintain something like that as part of the site content rather than try to maintain it in a thread in the newbie forum, for example.
     
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  11. Tim
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    This should be resolved now, but for those that have already registered before the change they will stil have to change this in their preferences. To do that go to: "Preferences" under your name in the upper right and uncheck "Automatically watch threads that you create or when you reply..." and "and receive email notifications of replies".
     
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  12. Mackieman
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    A button to go to the last read post of a previously read thread would be excellent as well.
     
  13. BondAir007
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    Hello and good day. :)

    As this is my first post on a Friday afternoon and this just beta. It is looking good so far. Sort of .... a new airplane feel or a new remodel of a airline lounge. :)

    I hope to see ... maybe in the future a 'iphone/ipad/itouch' app. I don't know how it should work or look. There is no rush to have it.

    I have notice couple 'web ads' blocking or covering a thread. The square type ads not the long banner ads.

    "This is your Captain, welcome on MilePoint Airlines. Tower has give us the Okay to takeoff."

    :)
     
  14. It's already there. Just click on "A moment ago" or whatever it says.
     
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  15. RichardInSF
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    It's a great start but despite the Facebook-like enhancements, I wonder if the site isn't just a bit too similar to some other sites I could name....just a thought.
     
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    Mine too, but that could either be because I have an ad-blocker in Firefox, or I block them in my hosts file.
     
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    dont forget an android app!
     
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    When I start a new thread I can create a poll, but cannot create one if I go back and edit the first post in thread. Be nice to be able to create a poll at any time, not just at the time the new thread is created.
     
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    Winner, I missed it. Thanks!
     
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    Blackberry App is always welcome. [​IMG]
     
  21. BondAir007
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    A MilePoint App for all smartphones. :)

    Not to forget... maybe a pony express and smoke signals feature. ;)
     
  22. NorFlyer
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    Suggest a user-preferences for time and date format
    • 12H vs 24H time
    • US vs other dateformats: yyyy.mm.dd, dd MMM yyyy ...
     
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  23. That is more likely the case, that you block them on your computer. There are such kinds of software.
     
  24. peteropny
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    As are Android :)
     
  25. BondAir007
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    I don't know if this place to post?

    I am assuming this is for the IT staff. As mention in another thread. I am running Safari getting the spinning 'gear' icon in the web browser.
     

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