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Old 05-20-20, 09:52 AM
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What is with this new format.

This week bikeforums seems to have changed its format. I don't know why but I find it a major downgrade for use on a desktop or laptop computer. The information in the threads list seams to be greatly dumbed down. For example. you used to be able to hover over a thread title and see the first few sentences and determine if it interests you. Now you have to open the thread and if it is not of interest you have to go back again. Also, you used to be able to go right to the last page of a thread and now you first have to open the thread and click a second time to go to the last page.

I personally find this stops me from contributing as I spend more time just navigating to where I want to go. Why the change? Is it to make use on a mobile device easier, as I never had issues there either.It feels like a big step backwards. I am disappointed, is it just me?
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Old 05-20-20, 10:53 AM
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if there was a change then I did not notice it ... therefore assuming the format change was not substantial to worry about :-)
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Originally Posted by PedalingWalrus View Post
if there was a change then I did not notice it ... therefore assuming the format change was not substantial to worry about :-)
I am getting an entire new look with everything changed. I have not changed my link to the forum so something has happened.
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Old 05-20-20, 11:34 AM
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I think I am maybe getting the mobile version on my desktop, but I don't know how that happened or how to switch back?
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Originally Posted by bikeaddiction1 View Post
I think I am maybe getting the mobile version on my desktop, but I don't know how that happened or how to switch back?
Lower left hand corner of screen (at least on desktop view), you can change the forum mask (or whatever it's called) to "BikeForumsNG"
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Lower left hand corner of screen (at least on desktop view), you can change the forum mask (or whatever it's called) to "BikeForumsNG"
Thanks, I had just figured it out before I read your post. I don't know how I got in there in the first place though.
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The only change I've seen is that "go advanced" displays pictures. Which for a moderator is a bad thing
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