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There have been some delays with Discogs sending out mails over the past few days (sometimes delaying up to a few hours). This was caused by spammers trying to use our server to send spam. Even though they are blocked their constant attempts slow things down. Today I set up…

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Performer – A generic musical role, use brackets to add specifics Composed By – This will be a linked credit Bata Triangle Talking Drum Djembe Ghatam Cuica Berimbau Oud Baglama Kora Guimbri Sintir Sarod Sarangi Harmonium Khene Rauschpfeife Electronics Whistling Tuned Percussion Flageolet Organ Electric Piano Interviewer Ocarina Bells Theremin

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I’ve just changed two of the options in My Discogs to streamline things and make the options a bit less complicated. 1) “Submitting: Always notify me after items have been processed” has been changed to [b]”Email me after activity on my pending submissions”[/b]. I’ve also removed the notify option on…

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There are two new forum functions introduced today. 1) Quoting. See the [url=http://help.discogs.com/wiki/Forums]Forum Codes[/url] link for details. You can enter the code manually or quote another user by selecting text from their message and clicking “quote selection”. 2) Added an Expand/Shrink option to the reply box. This is useful when…

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Greets, Since my last updates in the previous thread I’ve made several improvements and bugfixes to the form. If you had problems with it before can you please try again. You can get to the form in two ways: 1 – When you use the existing form to add, edit,…

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I have got Kevin to disable the ability of users to edit posts once someone else replies to them. This will help remove some forms of forum abuse. You will get the following error if you try to edit your post after it has been replied to – Error: You…

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We added four new editors yesterday: [u=elisel] [u=sjcee] [u=onelittle] [u=Jairinho] This will probably be the final editor additions before we turn the editors loose as ‘site wide’ editors, hopefully sometime over the next couple of months.

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Now when you edit a pending submission it will add a “diff” link after the “Submission edited” message. Clicking that will show a highlighted overview of what was changed. This should be helpful to moderators as well as contributors. example: http://www.discogs.com/subs/view/1925597

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This topic is for discussion regarding the conversion of the old format system to the new one. As this update has the possibility of affecting tens or hundreds of thousands of releases, and as once it is done there is little chance of going back, I feel it warrants it’s…

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Teo has just changed the way the edit post function works. It is now settable by the forum admin on a per-forum basis, rather than on a per-thread basis as before. This removes the annoyance of having to set this option on every thread in forums where this functionality is…

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