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RobinNilsson
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 02:02 AM UTC
As most of you hopefully know by now the current forums will be closing down and the new forum is up and running so please consider starting new threads in the new forums.
The content of the old forums will be archived but those arcives will be read-only (no replying et.c).
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 03:59 AM UTC
oh i'm there baby (said in Austen Powers voice)
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 07:21 AM UTC
Anyway to make posts to the old forums post at the same time on the new one? Not liking the layout much, the poster avatars are a bit much in an already jumbled page. Takes up too much space on a small screen, fine for my desktop but the phone? Not so much. Also how about an ability to change themes or back ground colors? Too much white and a bit too bright.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 07:24 AM UTC
I am trying to get signed up but no luck confirmation emails not showing up in my email (spam folder checked)
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 08:07 AM UTC

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... how about an ability to change themes or back ground colors? Too much white and a bit too bright.


Someone else brought that up recently in the new forum. Click on your avatar/user icon, go to ‘preferences’ and select ‘interface’ where you can set the background ‘theme’ to dark. As far as the new UI in general, I really think you’ll grow to like the new KitMaker. HTH
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 09:01 AM UTC
The new forum is already driving me nutts

I've tried to sing in .. same user name and same pass word
No conformation email
And now its saying its not reconizing my email address

.. .. ..
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 09:12 AM UTC

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Anyway to make posts to the old forums post at the same time on the new one? Not liking the layout much, the poster avatars are a bit much in an already jumbled page. Takes up too much space on a small screen, fine for my desktop but the phone? Not so much. Also how about an ability to change themes or back ground colors? Too much white and a bit too bright.



The easy handling when posting images is worth a LOT, trust me. Simply drag-and-drop an image from anywhere and it is in the post. No hassle, no jumping through 7 hoops to get there. Piece of cake.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 09:13 AM UTC

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I am trying to get signed up but no luck confirmation emails not showing up in my email (spam folder checked)



You have been activated (spoken with a machine voice )
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 09:23 AM UTC

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The new forum is already driving me nutts

I've tried to sing in .. same user name and same pass word
No conformation email
And now its saying its not reconizing my email address

.. .. ..



I can't find mcevoyi at all, the others that I have assisted across the boundary all had the user basically set up and were just hanging due to the activation e-mail getting sorted in the spam-bin by their friendly e-mail providers.
Did you go through the whole registration process up until the point where you wait for the activation e-mail?
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 09:46 AM UTC
Hi Robin

I received your private message saying you have activated my user ID in the new forum. is that user ID "hj1985" I am currently using? I tried to reset my password, but never received the password reset email (searched both inbox and spam). Could you please tell me my pw via private message?
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 10:07 AM UTC

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Hi Robin

I received your private message saying you have activated my user ID in the new forum. is that user ID "hj1985" I am currently using? I tried to reset my password, but never received the password reset email (searched both inbox and spam). Could you please tell me my pw via private message?



user is hj1985
I can't see or change your password
Try with the one you set when you created the account.
If you get in I suggest setting up a gmail-account to handle e-mails from the forums since it seems as if your e-mail provider has strange ideas on hos to filter spam.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 11:40 AM UTC

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As most of you hopefully know by now the current forums will be closing down and the new forum is up and running so please consider starting new threads in the new forums.
The content of the old forums will be archived but those arcives will be read-only (no replying et.c).




Would like to but cannot login under current login nor create new one as I never receive the confirmation email despite numerous attempts and it is NOT going into my junk mail
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:01 PM UTC
I think some people are under the impression that you sign up with their current Armorama info. You are making a new account! It wont link back to your current account. Eventually your current account is going to be deleted. SO, No your old post score, Rank and awards will not carry over. Just sign up for a NEW account if you still would like to hang out.
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:32 PM UTC
So, there's no way to migrate the content of the old forum into the new?
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:46 PM UTC
Nope!
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 01:57 PM UTC
[edited] For what it’s worth: I took a screenshot of my meager collection of campaign ribbons. Having tested the new site, I'm pleased to say that I'm totally onboard with the "new" KitMaker Network.

Another thing... I will never miss that pesky little ‘HIDE USER’ button! 😂
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 03:10 PM UTC

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But just in case, I took a screenshot of my meager collection of campaign ribbons.





This will probably be big thing going forward. A lot of guys have said they signed up to a particular GB just for the award ribbon! (Me, I need the incentive to stop growing the shelf queen collection).

I know the new forum has a section in the user's profile for 'Badges', maybe that could be used for for future GB award ribbons, but linking old award ribbons for every user that migrates across would be an Admin nightmare...
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 04:33 PM UTC

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As most of you hopefully know by now the current forums will be closing down and the new forum is up and running so please consider starting new threads in the new forums.
The content of the old forums will be archived but those arcives will be read-only (no replying et.c).




Would like to but cannot login under current login nor create new one as I never receive the confirmation email despite numerous attempts and it is NOT going into my junk mail



I have activated your account.
There is a problem with some e-mail services refusing e-mail from specific domains so the e-mails go missing before they even get close to your spam/junk-filters
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 05:51 PM UTC
Holy !!!

I got da email - in fact I got it many times over!

I don't know if 'Jim fixed it' or me telling Comcast to NOT filter out any spam at all finally tipped it over but it worked dagnamit!

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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 08:21 PM UTC
Attempted to create new profile on new forums, never received confirmation e-mail.
RobinNilsson
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Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 08:50 PM UTC

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Attempted to create new profile on new forums, never received confirmation e-mail.



The last e-mail was sent 31 minutes ago.
I have activated your account (admin action) so
now you are all set to go.
aybe you should consider setting up a gmail user so that "The System" can reach you in case you need to reset your password. I think there are also subscription features, you get notifications when someone sends you a private message et.c.
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Posted: Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 01:54 AM UTC
HI Robin

I tried yahoo, hotmail, gmail. no luck, I never received the password reset or new account registration email, not even in my junk folder. But I did receive email confirmation when I changed my email address.

Also when I tried to login the new forum using my facebook account. I got the error message below:
App Not Setup: This app is still in development mode, and you don't have access to it. Switch to a registered test user or ask an app admin for permissions.

I think no only me having this issue.