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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Richard has decided to update and revamp the website. This means we have to say goodbye to the poll about the Tim Staffell album and the good old "Calling All Girls" video. Broken links are supposed to be fixed and the website content will be updated. A FAQ section, new mp3s and videos and even a competition are planned.

Now you faithful Queenzoners are invited to post your wishes and suggestions for the upcoming changes. Which features are missing? Is there anything you dislike about the website or anything you can't live without? Just post your good ideas, they will definitely be considered.


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:23 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I miss a "stay logged in" feature in the forum (setcookie() function should have a longer period of validity).

I don't visit anything here besides the forum that that's all I need :-)

[edit] The "remember email & password" checkbox in the profile is sufficient so I don't need anything.

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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

For me the Hub project should be more linked to queenzone.

at the moment no other ideas....but i appreciate this announced restyling!


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:32 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Sounds great :D Is the forum getting a revamp or just the front page?


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:34 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Cool!!!:D


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I like the style of the noticeboard as it is and would be glad if it continued to do without smileys and other confusing, unnecessary visual extravagances.


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:43 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Forum - allow bold and italic html tags. Disallow any other tags.

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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:47 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I don't have any trouble staying logged in, but I do lose the indication of which topics have new replies if I reply in one section, or even click on a link which opens in a new window. Wish something could be done about that.

Smarter cookies perhaps :-P

As for the main site, that's great news. I generally forget that it's there except when checking for new pics ;)

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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Maybe rename the "convention 2003" section...

My ideal would be to sort out some sort of anti spam filter on the email address - I get 60 a day now and am on the point of abandoning the address.

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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

yeah- smileys and all this crap (too many pictures etc) could be the worst thing... Hope we won't be another queenonline...

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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 08:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

another idea i have is that when posting in a particular thread which consists of 2 or more pages, what about having the page refresh so that u can see the post u have just made :) rather than going bck to the top of page 1


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 09:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

PG, before abandoning the QZ email, please dig out my email from all the spam:)





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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 09:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

The forum and the gallery are all I use and I think they're great, besides the feature that allows to put HTML tags in the usernames. I find it very annoying to see bold\colored\whatever usernames (I have nothing against you guys, it just hurts my eyes! ;).

Btw, Nathan, did you get my e-mails? I sent you 2 a few days ago.


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 09:57 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey PG, you used Spamhilator before? I've been using it since December and hardly any spam emails get through now!

As for the new look? Good to hear, but I don't have any ideas. Shame that no-one seems to like smilies. This is one of the forums where I thought they were most needed!!

Peace,
Adam.

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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 09:59 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

PG: 60 spam mails a day?

..be happy - these are the only persons
that will talk to you...:-)


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 10:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

"Btw, Nathan, did you get my e-mails? I sent you 2 a few days ago."

Just sent u one :) let me know


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 10:52 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

New Queen pics for the graphics.


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 12:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

New Pictures (I don't like that The Works picture :-P)

NEW FORUM! (PhpBB? Yabb..whatever)
with a QUOTE feature and bold, italics
(no picture posting)

Rename MP3 Trading Section to
Trading / Collecting (something in that way)...

Remove the Freddie tribute section from the site ;-)

Sticky topics! Such as
a Chatroom access announcement
for personal section to better
promote the "evil" chatroom of this site.

Remove the Chat and Forum testing
sections (really..are these necessary ?)

That's all I could think of for this second...



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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 13:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Maybe more specific clasification of the pictures. Not only Freddie, Roger, Brian, etc, but in Freddie's section there could be some sub-sections of Freddie singing, Freddie playing (piano), Freddie playing (guitar), Freddie with famous people, Others... that way the photos could have more organisation and the repeated ones (which are a lot) could be detected and deleted


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Posted: 10 Feb 04, 13:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

My suggestions:

-Include a PayPal Donation button, because I'm sure Richard will need money to host MP3's. I've seen other websites that are being kept up wonderfully because of donations (and I'll admit, I've donated some small amounts to a couple of sites at least - ever $1 counts :)
-Hire some MODs that we know are reliable and trustworthy and have time during the Western Daytime to moderate the board in a non-QOL fashion and make sure that, while we are free to say WHATEVER we want, that there are no board abusers like Jake, Charles, that are posting spam (you may oppose me for this suggestion - I do believe in Freedom of Speech and Opinions, but I don't believe in spammers like Jakeass and Baer and so therefore I believe in a moderated board that will allow people their freedom of speech but not allow SPAM)
-MP3's (Only rare remixes, similar to that of Ron Buczko's website, and DVD-A DTS rips as well - nothing officially released on commercial CDs, like WWRY/WATC, etc.)
-NO RealMedia files - worst files ever
-VideoCD-quality MPEG video files if possible
-Get rid of Chat section of the forum
-Re-implement the Queen Dreams section of the forum with a disclaimer (eg. This may not be appropriate for readers under 17, blah blah blah) like last time
-Allow HTML tags to a certain extent (not including increasing the font size - we've had that abused in the past and I won't support any font size changes), and allow non-QZ pictures to be displayed on the messages from other sites rather than having a link
-Get rid of the Questions section, and implement a new FAQ section instead
-Have different people approve the news that shows up on the front page - lately we've been having crap or old or both old crap "news" show up on the page ("This song was in a movie..." - yeah, like a YEAR ago)

That's my ideas for now