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Post by Dhutch » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:02 am

Not an FAQ, but can we have a site-suggestions area?

In the mean time, can i suggestion for both a 'Real Name' and a 'Boat Name' feild in the user profile, and for the boatname to be displayed by each post under the users name.

Cant help feel I must have bumped into a fair few of the members at rally events, but with only a username to go on, cannot easly match up the faces, names and boats!

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Post by Dhutch » Mon Oct 10, 2011 11:40 am

I understand there is, or has been, and issue with the word diesal being replaced by a over-active word replacment filter.


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Post by artemis » Wed Oct 12, 2011 6:39 pm

Dhutch wrote:I understand there is, or has been, and issue with the word diesal being replaced by a over-active word replacment filter.

Daniel
I was always taught (at least since the late 1960s) that:
Steamboats are called "a lot of fun"
Dies*ls are called "dismals"
Gasoline engines are called "Infernal Combustion Engines"
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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by Mike Rometer » Sun Dec 18, 2011 10:11 am

artemis wrote:
Dhutch wrote:I understand there is, or has been, and issue with the word diesal being replaced by a over-active word replacment filter.

Daniel
I was always taught (at least since the late 1960s) that:
Steamboats are called "a lot of fun"
Dies*ls are called "dismals"
Gasoline engines are called "Infernal Combustion Engines"
:lol: :lol:

I think Ron, you and I must have been to the same Tech. College, coz I was taught the same, though strickly Dismals are also Infernal Combustion Engines.

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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by dhic001 » Mon Dec 19, 2011 6:26 am

Other options besing Diseasils and Infernal Confusion Engines. I did hear once a wonderful statement that said the engineer in question refused to go to sea propelled by a series of explosions.
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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by Maltelec » Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:06 pm

I have added a Boat Name field. Look in User Control Panel, Profile, and it should appear at the bottom.

The Profanity filter is set to keep the filthy words like d1esel off the forum.
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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by Mike Rometer » Fri Dec 30, 2011 9:43 am

As I usually click on "View New Posts" or another string when I come on-line, perhaps a "Return" button at the bottom of the Posts would be useful to be able to pick up the next one without having to scroll back to the top and re-select.......or am I missing something?
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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by Dhutch » Mon Jun 25, 2012 10:14 am

Maltelec wrote:I have added a Boat Name field. Look in User Control Panel, Profile, and it should appear at the bottom.

The Profanity filter is set to keep the filthy words like d1esel off the forum.
What about steam engines fired with said fractional distillate of petrochemical, derv powered tow cars, boats which had or now have a certain type of internal combustion engine (note the word combustion, there is no explosion in the normal running of IC engine) just appears a really odd thing to do, especially as there is no warning for an unaware member using the work for the first time.

Diesel my arse.

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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by Lopez Mike » Tue Jun 26, 2012 11:26 pm

Perhaps the wrong place to ask this but I cannot find the spell checking function.

The text window underlines words it is unhappy with but doesn't give me any suggestions. For instance, just now I composed a text with the word "combinations" which I'm reasonably sure is spelled that way but it is underlined in the window.

I suppose I can compose in a word processor and paste it over here but that's a bunch of extra work.

If I'm over looking the function, please help. If not, is it a big hassle to add such a thing?
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Re: Site Suggestions

Post by DetroiTug » Wed Jun 27, 2012 12:31 pm

Firefox browser has a built in spell checker.

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