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#41
Just a minor little thing... in the reply box, the QUOTE button is hidden under the "+" sign next to the Media button

Could the Quote button be given its own place please, as there plenty of space for it ?

Maybe even give the Spoiler, Code, Strike-thru actions their own button space too?[/QUOTE]
 
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#42
A better way to reply to comments than to quote them, like reddits cascading comments. Also a way to choose which way the comments sort (new -> old, old -> new, most likes,...)
 
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#44
Wait... but if you sort by most likes, the thread doesn't make sense anymore...
If replies are cascading the thread should still make sense. Since replies to replies are attached and indented. Only replies directly to the posted are ordered, and replies to replies are all ordered within their own reply. (Just look at reddit if you don't get what I mean)
 
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#45
If replies are cascading the thread should still make sense. Since replies to replies are attached and indented. Only replies directly to the posted are ordered, and replies to replies are all ordered within their own reply. (Just look at reddit if you don't get what I mean)
Ah... I see... Then why not just use r/Cubers?
 
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#46
If replies are cascading the thread should still make sense. Since replies to replies are attached and indented. Only replies directly to the posted are ordered, and replies to replies are all ordered within their own reply. (Just look at reddit if you don't get what I mean)
I don't know, I kinda like the way Speedsolving does it. It keeps everything nice and chronological.
 
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#47
Also a way to choose which way the comments sort (new -> old, old -> new, most likes,...)
Chronological (or reverse chronological) still remains as the only sensible option unless you want to ensure that late replies never get any visibility because they'd be buried by fast-but-heavily-upvoted replies.
 
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#48
Since this afternoon (Thu 27th) I've been unable to access any of the site with scripting turned off, I get a message about 'cloudflare ddos' and some hex numbers, telling me it won't work without scripting.
I turned on scripting, reloaded the page, then turned off scripting, and it's carried on working OK after that. I guess some cookie must've been set??
Is this a permanent change, or just some temporary cloudflare-related 'protection process'.?
 
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#50
Hi everybody. I am new. I created my account because I have an idea. In database algorithms: why not create a list of algs for right-handers and another for left-handers. If a person is looking for an algorithm that suits him or her, it could become much easier. I mean, something like this :

Left-handers :
F' L' U' L U F

Right-handers :
F R U R' U' F'
 
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#51
Hi everybody. I am new. I created my account because I have an idea. In database algorithms: why not create a list of algs for right-handers and another for left-handers. If a person is looking for an algorithm that suits him or her, it could become much easier.
Or you could just mirror the algs which most of the databases already contain.
 
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#53
Just a little thing I noticed since the site update. When I click on my conversation box (the envelope) and move my mouse to the names of the people in the conversation, I can no longer click on their name to go to their profile. I do this simply to see if they have been on recently or such, so no big deal at all, just something I would prefer to be changed.

Thanks!
 

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Thread starter #54
Just a little thing I noticed since the site update. When I click on my conversation box (the envelope) and move my mouse to the names of the people in the conversation, I can no longer click on their name to go to their profile. I do this simply to see if they have been on recently or such, so no big deal at all, just something I would prefer to be changed.

Thanks!
If you click on the conversation itself, then you can visit their profile easily. If you can click their username on the dropdown, it can confuse people as they want to visit the conversation but instead it goes to their profile.
 
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