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Posted: 24 May 2012 07:47 AM   [ Ignore ]
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I closed my eyes and when I opened them again, the world had become totally white..
Where am I now? Where are the familiar avatars? Images? YouTube videos? How longs has it been like this? Feel like being in a hospital.. clean clean.. all desinfected and white..
Is it supposed to be like this from now on..?
It is so un-Carrara-ish that it can be..

Hi there 3dage, you have totally 4 posts - wow - you are ahead of me!!!

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Posted: 24 May 2012 08:09 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 1 ]
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I guess I missed the announcement explaining all of this!
Where are all the tutorial threads, tips and tricks and the hundreds of posts that people took many hours preparing examples and demonstrating techniques.
Is all of that lost, just tossed away?

If so - that sux! I can’t see any reason why the previous posts were not converted into the new system.

Am I the only one PO’d?

Not being mean or nasty - just very disappointed if all that is lost.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 08:16 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 2 ]
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Od Forum is archived here http://forumarchive.daz3d.com/

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Posted: 24 May 2012 08:33 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 3 ]
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Moviehawk - 24 May 2012 08:09 AM

I guess I missed the announcement explaining all of this!
Am I the only one PO’d?

Any explanation that give a good reason for sterilizing the forum like this is acceptable. I emphasize: GOOD reason. Myself I do not see any.. but I am sure (almost sure) there has to be one..

-Ingvar (the “New member”, I have only been here 3 years and 8 months..)

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Posted: 24 May 2012 09:03 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 4 ]
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The old forum, indeed the whole site, was falling apart, and the web guys were spending mega hours holding it all together with string and duct tape.

Is that a good reason ?

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Posted: 24 May 2012 10:07 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 5 ]
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They’re free forums provided by a company, and the company decided to change them to update them (not all features are available yet) and to make them easier to manage, although they really didn’t need a reason, since they own them?

http://www.daz3d.com/forums/viewthread/123/

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Posted: 24 May 2012 10:28 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 6 ]
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chohole - 24 May 2012 09:03 AM

The old forum, indeed the whole site, was falling apart, and the web guys were spending mega hours holding it all together with string and duct tape.
Is that a good reason ?

Hi, this is not what I mean. A new forums is perfectly understandable. What is hard for me to capish is why the new forum is so different from all other forums out there, especially multimedia forums, like this one is. Where are the avatars, the ability to link in / post images, YouTube videos? This only means plain HTML, embedded in the message, and does not put any strain on your forum machine, whatsoever. Because embedded HTML is is a communication between the site linked in and the client - only.
As it is now, it is stripped down do a bare bone minimum which makes it sterile.
Well, maybe the features I wish for are in the works.. wink

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Posted: 24 May 2012 10:39 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 7 ]
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chohole - 24 May 2012 08:16 AM

Od Forum is archived here http://forumarchive.daz3d.com/

Thanks for that link.. If that information was posted elsewhere - I did not see it.

I understand that systems need updating - but not understanding why old posts were not translated into the new system.

Thanks again.


Note: Just tried the link to old system and did a search - got tons of program errors.

 

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Posted: 24 May 2012 10:51 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 8 ]
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When this is a new and different forum software then it was most likely impossible to integrate the data base of the old forum into this one.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 11:31 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 9 ]
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Well, I am glad that I popped in here before ranting and raving about how retarded DAZ was for wiping out the old forum….. Afterall, it is the closest thing to a manual we have for now. At least it is archived, but I didn’t find out before going through my bookmark folder for carrara forums and deleting all the ones that didn’t work :(
I probably could have saved them by going through and appending the new forum address.  Oh well.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 11:35 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 10 ]
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Puntomaus - 24 May 2012 10:51 AM

When this is a new and different forum software then it was most likely impossible to integrate the data base of the old forum into this one.

Sorry .. been programming for 30+years, nothing is impossible.

Thanks for the comment though.

 

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Posted: 24 May 2012 11:54 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 11 ]
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well facebook doesn’t even support gif’s!
actually not sure this forum does either?
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Posted: 24 May 2012 11:55 AM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 12 ]
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well not embedded ones
DOES uploaded ones!!!

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Posted: 24 May 2012 03:08 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 13 ]
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I don’t like this new forum.

It doesn’t appear to be for graphics.  In fact, it looks like something out of the 1980s Compuserve days.

I’ve kind of lost interest anyway, this forum format may just push me a bit faster towards the exit.

Oh yeah, I keep getting logged out everytime I leave.

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Posted: 24 May 2012 08:30 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 14 ]
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I closed my eyes and when I opened them again, the world had become totally white..

.....LOL!

Yeah, reminds me of 2001 Space Odyssey….....maybe this is just a beta(?)

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Posted: 24 May 2012 08:49 PM   [ Ignore ]   [ # 15 ]
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Design Acrobat - 24 May 2012 03:08 PM

I don’t like this new forum.

It doesn’t appear to be for graphics.  In fact, it looks like something out of the 1980s Compuserve days.

I’ve kind of lost interest anyway, this forum format may just push me a bit faster towards the exit.

Oh yeah, I keep getting logged out everytime I leave.

same here.
prob not always going to relog in so miss new posts.
and new posts not comprehensive, replys to my handfull of posts were not included, I had to take the time to find those and see what replies given
so asking for help on something likely to result in an answer being missed.
it might at least stop me from posting too many other topics so I can search my posts tovia my profile to find answers to queries more easily
sofar Carrara discussion one page so not hard but will get harder, no hope of finding replies in other forum threads!

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