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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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Due to an instance of automated spam, we have enabled a [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Captcha]captcha[/url] on the ‘Contact User’ form that lets Discogs users contact each other. Although slightly inconvenient for regular honest users, it should stop most all spam including instances of mass spam. We have recently put the same verification on…

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This update is to bring to your attention some changes in our Submission Guidelines. None of them are too severe, mostly just refining and clarifying things. Thanks to the mods who brought up and worked on these updates! =================================== =====Submission Guide Update Summary==== ================================== CAPITALIZATION http://help.discogs.com/wiki/SubmissionGuidelinesGeneralRules The standard Discogs rule…

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I’ve just turned on a new feature which shows a small popup box with artist/label info when you hover over an artist or label link. These popups are enabled on release form previews, submission views (/changereq?id=X), and the moderator interface. This will give you a brief overview of an artist…

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I have added the following roles / credits to the ever expanding credit list at http://help.discogs.com/wiki/SubmissionGuidelinesCreditList =================================== Concertina Shenai – Indian reed instrument Bandoneon – a free-reed instrument particularly popular in Argentina Autoharp – a zither-like musical string instrument having a series of chord bars attached to dampers which, when…

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[url=http://blues.discogs.com/]Blues[/url] and [url=http://nonmusic.discogs.com/]Non-music[/url] have now been added as genres to Discogs expanding scope. We still have the pop, classical, and folk genres to add. There may also be another genre needed, this is still to be discussed with the mods, details as soon as we reach a conclusion!

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We have added a new feature today in everyone’s [url=http://www.discogs.com/prefs]user preferences section[/url], a tickbox called ‘Willing to moderate’. Currently, this is set to be UNTICKED, meaning if you would like to be considered to be a moderator, please go and tick this box now. Only moderators can see this selection…

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We have just turned on the [url=http://pop.discogs.com/]Pop genre[/url] here at Discogs. It’s been a bit of a funny one for styles this is the following style list: Europop Schlager Ballad Chanson Music Hall Vocal Novelty J-pop Enka Karaoke I am expecting a LOT of pop entries to not have a…

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Now all users have access to the moderator interface. You’ll be able to browse and comment on all submissions. The links are located in [url=/my]My Discogs[/url] under the “Browse Submissions” section. Please post if you have any questions. thanks

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