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JaySco
08-01-2009, 8:11 PM
Ok, so I suppose I'm a senior member here since I have been here all of 12 hours. So seeing as how there is only one spot for ALL forum talk, I can see it getting real clusterfricked around here. Is there anyway to expand into a couple other sections? One for questions, one for BS and one for....some different BS?
And why the hell do I have to log in everytime I come back to the site? Isn't there a "remember my sorry ass" button?

MrCrown
08-01-2009, 8:18 PM
I'm thinking that's what "the junk pile" is sub-category is for???


although, tech is always a good section to have...although everyone here already knows everything right?

ha!

yossarian
08-01-2009, 8:48 PM
Was about to post something about the log on every time you return thing, are we going to have to flash our ID each time or will the hairy bloke on the door get to know our face?

The other thing was some sort of thread subscription without posting in it.

kingdeadbeat
08-01-2009, 9:15 PM
Like they said fellas, this thing will have some bugs to work out, and upgrades are most likely a possibility....if we stick around I'm sure it can only get better!!!

yossarian
08-01-2009, 9:23 PM
Like they said fellas, this thing will have some bugs to work out, and upgrades are most likely a possibility....if we stick around I'm sure it can only get better!!!

Yeah of course, and this is just our way of suggesting the things we'd like to see. We're already blown away and grateful for the the huge effort put in and results coming out!

Halwade
08-01-2009, 9:47 PM
we're working on the sign-in issues. We're mac guys, and our computers remember us in Safari, Explorer and Firefox, so we don't have the headaches some PC guys have experienced. The holy trinity for fixes seems to be to empty cache, relaunch softwware and reboot hardware. Works wonders when Jon the programmer tells my dumb ass to do it!

We'll keep plowing through the issues as we catch them.

We promised you beta users early access, warts and all, and you're getting it.

Stay tuned...

MrCrown
08-01-2009, 9:50 PM
pretty minor shit to deal with, considering the quality and freedoms we're getting here...

Halwade
08-01-2009, 9:55 PM
Hey guys,

I've moved all the "Hello," "Howdy," "What's up?" and "Greetings/Intro" threads that were started on day one to the Junk Pile,

not because there's anything wrong with being friendly; simply so we can clean up the main forum for relevant chopper-related threads, comments and activity.

Our friend WayneBallard has started a thread called "Introduce yourself here" that will remain on the main forum for this purpose.

If you want to say hi to all your new ChopCult buddies, by all means feel free to do so here.

Thanks again to everyone for their enthusiastic participation.

Love, peace and axle grease,

McGoo

JaySco
08-01-2009, 11:34 PM
I figured there would be a few bugs at start up, and I'm sure there are changes to come. I'm not bitching/complaining, just throwing ideas out for a new and upcoming kick-ass super bad chop till you drop forum type deal thingy. And like yos said, thanks for putting this up for the crowd.

sumo
08-02-2009, 1:21 AM
The other thing was some sort of thread subscription without posting in it.

that up in "thread tools" at the top of the posts

yossarian
08-02-2009, 1:23 AM
that up in "thread tools" at the top of the posts

I swear that wasn't there when I posted (i looked). No matter, it's there now!

Finkit
08-02-2009, 8:56 AM
Is there a "View All" for the threads?

Halwade
08-02-2009, 9:06 AM
Is there a "View All" for the threads?

there isn't one button that merges the content of all three subcategories into a single window, but there is only three sub-categories, so viewing all should be relatively painless. I'm not the forum expert around here--that would be BIlldozer and Jon--but these guys are on family vacations till the middle of next week.

In the mean time, I'm playing in the deep end of the beta test pool, so I could be wrong.

Thanks to everyone for their patience and understanding. LIke you, I'm learning about this thing as it grows...

kinda like raising a baby gorilla!

bwleather
08-02-2009, 10:10 AM
Maybe I just haven't figured this one out yet, but I can't find a signature setting. Just seems like a good idea as there are/ will be many members here that may want to put links to thier own shop websites/ blogs or whatever & it will just speed up the process a little.

-Thanks

BW Hand Tooled Leather (http://bw-leather.com)

+BLACK FUZZ+ (http://blackfuzz.blogspot.com)

currysurr
08-02-2009, 11:01 AM
And why the hell do I have to log in everytime I come back to the site? Isn't there a "remember my sorry ass" button?

This would be very helpful. I keep having to log in every time I look at different parts of the site.


Also, for the threads, can we get a view all pages at once option.

I think that's all I got for now.

Edit: After reading all of the other responses, I see my only 2 issues have already been discussed in detail.

I have high hopes for this site.

Wendy
08-03-2009, 11:50 AM
Maybe I just haven't figured this one out yet, but I can't find a signature setting. Just seems like a good idea as there are/ will be many members here that may want to put links to thier own shop websites/ blogs or whatever & it will just speed up the process a little.

-Thanks

BW Hand Tooled Leather (http://bw-leather.com)

+BLACK FUZZ+ (http://blackfuzz.blogspot.com)


No signature setting yet.. Also something they are working on.

Isgro
08-03-2009, 11:57 AM
we're working on the sign-in issues. We're mac guys, and our computers remember us in Safari, Explorer and Firefox, so we don't have the headaches some PC guys have experienced. The holy trinity for fixes seems to be to empty cache, relaunch softwware and reboot hardware. Works wonders when Jon the programmer tells my dumb ass to do it!

We'll keep plowing through the issues as we catch them.

We promised you beta users early access, warts and all, and you're getting it.

Stay tuned...

Ahhh shit, I just saw this thread. Sorry for clogging up your message box Halwade. Just FYI I'm having the same login issues as others, but I'm on Mac(s) and using Safari.

Halwade
08-03-2009, 2:44 PM
If you experience any LOGIN, LOGOUT, SIGNUP or other headaches on ChopCult, please describe them in this thread.

Rest assured Jon is troubleshooting these glitches as we make him aware of them, and Bill and I expect smooth(er) sailing in a matter of days.

From everyone here, thanks again for your patience and support!

McGoo

honkey84
08-03-2009, 2:46 PM
No love for the state of Illinois. Its not listed in the state selection when you register. Only thing I have notice so far great site and good job guy!!!

Halwade
08-03-2009, 2:53 PM
No love for the state of Illinois. Its not listed in the state selection when you register. Only thing I have notice so far great site and good job guy!!!

Done. IL added to pulldown menu on profile settings. THanks!

sumo
08-03-2009, 3:09 PM
Ahhh shit, I just saw this thread. Sorry for clogging up your message box Halwade. Just FYI I'm having the same login issues as others, but I'm on Mac(s) and using Safari.

set your preferences to autofill and you should be good to go

GrayMitchell
08-03-2009, 3:42 PM
Are you going to make it possible for an automatic login to the forums???

5ivepointluke
08-03-2009, 4:11 PM
img code fuckin up??

H34TH3N
08-03-2009, 4:17 PM
I uploaded like 3 or 4 pics re-sized to 1024x768 in my profile album....it takes those and then says anything i try to upload after that is too big, even at like 640 by 480.....kinda weird...

Halwade
08-03-2009, 5:54 PM
I uploaded like 3 or 4 pics re-sized to 1024x768 in my profile album....it takes those and then says anything i try to upload after that is too big, even at like 640 by 480.....kinda weird...

Depending on which part of the site you're playing with, memory maxes and max images widths are set differently.

Reason:

1) estimated photo volume on certain portions of the site is likely to be higher, so we've set the parameters around 1oook and/or 500 x500 max pixels due to server constraints. We'll tweak this...

give it a day and let us know how it works.

WayneBallard
08-03-2009, 5:56 PM
img code fuckin up??

Could be the way you're trying to put it in, if you can't figure out the HTML code use the "Insert Image" button in the message box. Make sure the url you're trying to use ends in a picture format (Jpg, png, gif, etc.)

LilGeneral
08-03-2009, 6:13 PM
Says my State is SD thought I always thought it was TX.?
Other than that seems real fancy

irishrich317
08-03-2009, 6:54 PM
I can't change my preferences, specificaly the friend and message notifications that are going to my Email boxes.

When I uncheck all the notification preference boxes, and hit submit, I get the message to make sure all my information boxes are filled out, and all of them are. I double check to make sure, hit submit again, and get the same message.

I should add that the box with my username is shaded when I get the message, but there's no way for me to change it or retype my username in there, I've tried that. I can highlight it, but can't change or re-enter my username in there.

independentrider1
08-03-2009, 8:04 PM
i'll be cruisin around lookin at shit on the site and the next thing I know I got logged out and have to sign in again

WayneBallard
08-03-2009, 8:06 PM
i'll be cruisin around lookin at shit on the site and the next thing I know I got logged out and have to sign in again

Yeah it does that to me also, but only if I don't use my account for a little bit.

WayneBallard
08-03-2009, 9:02 PM
A bathroom and a food court.......

currysurr
08-03-2009, 9:34 PM
i'll be cruisin around lookin at shit on the site and the next thing I know I got logged out and have to sign in again

My biggest complaint so far.

Also, when I look at the forums I always see the "locked Thread" symbol for many of the threads that are still open for posting.

crownmotorz
08-03-2009, 9:47 PM
i tried posting photos in my album and it said i was out of space...

Biltwell
08-03-2009, 10:07 PM
when posting comments in the news section there is a red number as to the number comment but it is usually in the middle of the comment that is not centered if that makes sense.

bwleather
08-03-2009, 10:26 PM
Also, when I look at the forums I always see the "locked Thread" symbol for many of the threads that are still open for posting.[/QUOTE]

Noticed that today also. The classifieds are wierd too. Nothing happens when I try to go to the next page or click on pictures to enlarge.

Shawn
08-03-2009, 11:48 PM
In the profile details, there are no Canadain 'states'.

WayneBallard
08-03-2009, 11:59 PM
In the profile details, there are no Canadain 'states'.

Thats cause no one cares about you canadians sorry





lol

suckaduckpunk1
08-04-2009, 12:01 AM
gotta make it a lil easier to post to the classifieds...thanks to blule collar, i fingered it out...

and i wish i didnt have to log in every time i leave the site...

but all in all, damn fine place to hang out and seems to be ALOT less attitude than that other site i also frequent..give it time!

suckafree mike d

JL
08-04-2009, 12:13 AM
In the profile details, there are no Canadain 'states'.

Yep, it seems that everyone has to select a state in the US to get registered.
Not that it's a big priority, in fact the more I scout around the site, the more I see what a monumental task you guys have undertaken. Where the fuck do you find the time?

And Shawn, what's Canadain, some kind of northern painkiller? lol

TooManyProjects
08-04-2009, 12:53 AM
Great job so far. No complaints, I saw someone already brought up signatures and thread tracking (highlight threads with "new to you" content since last visit and E-mail notification of new posts in subscribed threads. As I say, no complaints, all just suggestions. Lot's of potential here.

onigoroshi
08-04-2009, 12:59 AM
If you pick a country other than USA you still have to pick a state:

City: Tokyo
State: IL
Country: Japan

onigoroshi
08-04-2009, 1:34 AM
sorry that should have been in the other thread about known issues

BigDawg
08-04-2009, 6:01 AM
My biggest complaint so far.

Also, when I look at the forums I always see the "locked Thread" symbol for many of the threads that are still open for posting.

Yup. The more active threads, most likely that have been posted in since my last login, are showing a locked symbol. At first I thought that there was some overzealous moderating, but it looks more to be just an error in the code.

CreepyJack13
08-04-2009, 6:02 AM
Me too with the "site-logs-me-out" stuff, like if I go to look at the classifieds and then come back to the forum, I have to log in again. Doesn't always happen, but sometimes it does.

Email notifications are very slow, too.

BigDawg
08-04-2009, 6:08 AM
I'd like to see the classifieds separate from the shop/vendor advertisements. Even though they are still classifieds, they are not advertising one particular part. If you're looking around for parts, then sifting through a mess of vendor ads is kind of laborious.

Wendy
08-04-2009, 6:37 AM
About me part of my profile doesn't seem to be working either. Tried to update information on the change profile info and cannot see the changes. Also searched in the advanced members section for just females, I didn't show up.

Knucklebuster
08-04-2009, 7:45 AM
I've experienced the logout thing pretty frequently.

I've also noticed that after being on the site for a while that it starts to bog down. Everything from a lag in typing to scrolling down a page becomes really slow.

I'm using the latest firefox on a Mac.

independentrider1
08-04-2009, 7:54 AM
definately need a tech section.

Spiderman
08-04-2009, 9:33 AM
Experiencing all of the problems stated above.

Question, I started the Pancho Drink the Wine group so It says led by me. Can the mods change the leader of that group to LilGeneral?

Preacher
08-04-2009, 12:58 PM
Experiencing some of the same issues. Randomly logged off, Preferences being reset default after I made changes and come back.

And what is with the random thread locks? The Sportster thread is a perfect example. Everyone behaved, no politics, no bickering, just people posting pictuers of their bikes. Now it is locked? Same with the Hottie thread... everything going fine and it gets locked without notice.

It may be that the thread starters did it, but there was no notice of who or why it was locked.

Can we get a better idea what the mods expect from a thread and a list of what would get a thread locked?

Right now it looks pretty damned capricious.

Isgro
08-04-2009, 3:18 PM
I noticed that myself (as well as a majority of others from MA) who had initially chosen MA as our state now show as being from ME. I fixed it, but it may be a bug across the board that may have affected more than us.

WayneBallard
08-04-2009, 4:50 PM
My IM keeps throwing me into "Offline" I try to swap over to online so I can use it but it swaps right back over to Offline.

onigoroshi
08-04-2009, 10:17 PM
"And what is with the random thread locks? The Sportster thread is a perfect example. Everyone behaved, no politics, no bickering, just people posting pictuers of their bikes. Now it is locked? Same with the Hottie thread... everything going fine and it gets locked without notice."

i think if someone is posting in a thread it gets locked momentarily. they aren't permanent locks.

onigoroshi
08-04-2009, 10:26 PM
karma system to prevent point whoring

cHiCoD
08-04-2009, 10:41 PM
i am getting a thing where it keeps asking me to log in,but i cannot view my own profile or check my messages etc.
but it will let me post this reply?????
it says i'm logged on,but everytime i try to go to my profile,it says "Account Login"????

anyone else experiencing this??

Preacher
08-05-2009, 6:07 AM
"

i think if someone is posting in a thread it gets locked momentarily. they aren't permanent locks.

Ahhh.... that is freakin weird, but ok. That's better than the alternative!

vin
08-05-2009, 6:17 AM
And what is with the random thread locks? The Sportster thread is a perfect example. Everyone behaved, no politics, no bickering, just people posting pictuers of their bikes. Now it is locked? Same with the Hottie thread... everything going fine and it gets locked without notice.

It may be that the thread starters did it, but there was no notice of who or why it was locked.
.

i have posted in these "locked" threads. the symbol must just be there in error.

another small thing i noticed but dosent matter much. i have eastern time selected but times are all shown in pacific.

NHMike
08-05-2009, 6:18 AM
My votes go to:

- A "I'm too lazy to type all that shit in again" button to remember my sorry ass.

- A "New To You" button for the forums

- Signature lines

Without these things the site still kicks arse so far!!

Kris
08-05-2009, 7:06 AM
I keep getting an update alert pop-up when I log in that I have a friend request, but then I go to that page and there's no request there.

When I was trying to load pic into an album the first day, I got an alert that you can't load more than 10 images at a time, and then I couldn't navigate away from that page, couldn't click on anything. Ended up having to quit my browser. (Safari 4.0.2)

JaySco
08-05-2009, 8:40 AM
test 123456789

cHiCoD
08-05-2009, 10:02 AM
still can't view my profile,read messages,etc.

even though i have a million messages and whatnot,all you guys mise well stop sending them to me. i can't access any of them.
although i do get the email letting me know. but thats about all i can do.
Bill,Halwade,etc.
i contacted all of you about this.

cHiCoD
08-05-2009, 11:01 AM
Chico, Im logged in as you and testing it, I'll get back to you in a few...

(bill)

JessicaWarren
08-05-2009, 12:22 PM
I'm tired of logging back in every second

STANDARD
08-05-2009, 12:39 PM
HAHA

Magoo said "chopper"..... his fav. word...

next on the list ............"Bro"

jason43
08-05-2009, 1:10 PM
All the people in VA got moved to UT, I caught it and changed it back... but some folks seem to not have noticed it...

73Harley
08-05-2009, 2:09 PM
Be nice to have the following (maybe because i'm lazy and used to my other regular sites?)

1. A check box for allowing you to stay logged in unless you decide to log out.
2. An option to view new or latest posts.
3. An option to 'mark' all posts read.
4. An option when viewing a particular topic to 'view all posts' within that topic.

apart from that pretty cool site.

oh and smileys :0)

Boylecomm
08-05-2009, 4:15 PM
I'm constantly having to RE log in.

onesickrace
08-06-2009, 12:17 AM
only thing i see is that this site rules. good looks for a new spot.

philbey
08-06-2009, 2:14 AM
Just a thought from my experience with other forums:

A subforum dedicated to "Rides and Project threads".

you know the deal, where one particular user gives a running commentary on their bike as it gets built, ridden, improved, modified etc. These sort of threads are great, but It'd be painful having to trawl through the main forum to find them.

Isgro
08-06-2009, 7:14 AM
Ok, so per the front page of the site I cleared my cache. I'm still having to log-in to the forum every when I visit (multiples times while I'm here actually). I have also found that when the board prompts me to re-log-in when I go to post, look at an attached image, etc I get this screen...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v505/Isgro/Picture1-4.png

Note that it says I'm logged-in in the upper right, but it's still making me log-in for the message board. Weird.

I'm on an iMac running OS X 10.4.11 and using Safari Version 3.0.4. The same stuff has been happening to me on my home computer, too (brand new iMac w/ newest version of Safari).

I know there are still bugs to be worked out so I just wanted to share in hopes of helping.

FlynchUnrependantUnregulatedUnboweled
08-06-2009, 7:44 AM
"And what is with the random thread locks? The Sportster thread is a perfect example. Everyone behaved, no politics, no bickering, just people posting pictuers of their bikes. Now it is locked? Same with the Hottie thread... everything going fine and it gets locked without notice."

i think if someone is posting in a thread it gets locked momentarily. they aren't permanent locks.

So is there a no bickering or talking discussing politics rule...is there a No controversy rule? Is this a chopper board or a hands holding hippie forum?

Let the shit fly...Censorship sucks.

josh
08-06-2009, 9:11 AM
the time zones are off by a few hours. i'm set to EST but i see the times as being a couple hours behind.

NHMike
08-06-2009, 11:14 AM
Seems that if I am dormant for a while I get booted off...

PoorBastard
08-06-2009, 1:51 PM
[QUOTE=Kris;2196]I keep getting an update alert pop-up when I log in that I have a friend request, but then I go to that page and there's no request there.

I'm having this problem too.

WayneBallard
08-06-2009, 2:06 PM
This started to happen to me yesturday, I log it and get a alert showing:
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u284/1990rainingblood/Untitled-1.jpg
So I click the alert and get a box showing:
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u284/1990rainingblood/Untitled-2.jpg
and I click it, but once I click it nothing shows up in my Friend Request area:
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u284/1990rainingblood/Untitled-3.jpg

WayneBallard
08-06-2009, 4:02 PM
Ok I figure out how to get rid of the alert...when you get to this box
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u284/1990rainingblood/Untitled-2.jpg
Click the X next to the friend request/message and it will go away for good.

FlyingEyeBall
08-06-2009, 6:59 PM
Is there any way to turn off the "friends " deal?

Not trying to be a dick or anything.

Just don't want to participate.


And

My profile state changed from WA to VT.

And

Thank you Halwade, Bill and the rest of the Biltwell guys for doing this.

billdozer
08-06-2009, 9:04 PM
Ok I figure out how to get rid of the alert...when you get to this box
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u284/1990rainingblood/Untitled-2.jpg
Click the X next to the friend request/message and it will go away for good.

Wayne, THANKS! This has been driving me nuts all day. We made a change to the friend request page so it didn't ask you silly things like how you know someone, etc right about the time I started getting this same exact problem (two messages that could never seem to be deleted). Thanks for the fix.

FE666 I'll look into the "Anti-Social" button and see if we've got one for ya. I understand 100% and it would be cool to turn it off if you want to.

captainawesome
08-06-2009, 10:41 PM
i don't know if this is happening to anyone else, but every thread that i have replied in, always has the "lock" logo out to the side instead of the the lightning bolt. i keep thinking the threads have been shut down, but are actually still active.

captainawesome
08-06-2009, 10:44 PM
just double checked everything again. any thread i actually subscribed to has the green lightning bolt. any thread i have responded to, but haven't subscribed to has the lock logo on them even though they aren't locked. hope that made more sense.

Joey
08-06-2009, 11:06 PM
If I click on someone's name the dropdown menu shows up like it should, but when I select "send a private message" it takes me to my message page and there is no blank template for me to type on. Pretty minor since there are at least 2 other ways around it (remember who you want to PM, or go to their profile and send one there) but it would be more convenient if it worked.

Otherwise, cool shit! I hope it stays this way.

Thanks for the nice place to hang out.

WayneBallard
08-06-2009, 11:53 PM
Wayne, THANKS! This has been driving me nuts all day..

No problem, it was annoying on this end also.

billdozer
08-07-2009, 1:01 AM
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billdozer/3345497395/" title="brakecaliper by Billdozer, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3630/3345497395_9b05e751b5.jpg" width="500" height="375" alt="brakecaliper" /></a>

image test

Allen
08-07-2009, 10:58 AM
I was reading this kick ass front page article about Wes's Triumph dirt race bike and how some judge said it was an "insult to all the racers who spent the time to restore their old bike" and here's this guy riding this old back in the day job, and "poof!" Now I cant find the article anywhere... Am I imagining this? That's a teaser with no release!!!

obrien3044
08-07-2009, 11:43 AM
I have confirmed 2 friend requests and then they do not show up under friends.

tattered
08-07-2009, 11:56 AM
my right click and save habit is being infringed upon! can't save pics from photodump...what am I supposed to fill my massive harddrive with, if not pics of cool scoots?

billdozer
08-07-2009, 3:39 PM
I was reading this kick ass front page article about Wes's Triumph dirt race bike and how some judge said it was an "insult to all the racers who spent the time to restore their old bike" and here's this guy riding this old back in the day job, and "poof!" Now I cant find the article anywhere... Am I imagining this? That's a teaser with no release!!!

Ha, ha! I was writing the story last night and didn't realize it was publishing to the home page already. It'll be up in the next week or two. Right now we've got new edit hitting the home page about every two-to-three days. Wes' bike will be one of those features.

The 2 friend requests that can't be made to go away is something we know about and are working on. Believe me i realize it sucks, but we'll fix it. We made some changes to make the friend request process faster and less lame yesterday and somehow some users (including me) got these two ghost friends that won't go away. We'll get it out of there soon.

billdozer
08-07-2009, 3:42 PM
my right click and save habit is being infringed upon! can't save pics from photodump...what am I supposed to fill my massive harddrive with, if not pics of cool scoots?

Google how to do a "screenshot" with your computer, it's faster than downloading anyway and let's you grab flash images like these. On my mac the command is Command-Shift-4 and it comes in handy for lots of stuff.

Boylecomm
08-08-2009, 9:30 AM
A couple of on going issues:
None of my profile info(city, state, ect) is showing? I've updated and saved a few times, Also looked if I have a setting on or off to no avail?
groups have very little "free space" for photo uploads?
Still getting booted off pretty often.

billyd
08-08-2009, 1:32 PM
I can't seem to open up attached images in threads. Apparently, I don't have permission to do that.

tattered
08-08-2009, 4:06 PM
Google how to do a "screenshot" with your computer, it's faster than downloading anyway and let's you grab flash images like these. On my mac the command is Command-Shift-4 and it comes in handy for lots of stuff.

thanks Bill

beezerglide
08-08-2009, 5:15 PM
i also accepted two friend invitations that don't show up as friends on my friends list but i am included as a friend on thiers.

Mario13
08-08-2009, 5:21 PM
i also accepted two friend invitations that don't show up as friends on my friends list but i am included as a friend on thiers.

i am also having problems when i accept friend requests they dont show up on my friends list.

billdozer
08-08-2009, 7:20 PM
Thanks guys, the friend request thing is getting tweaked so expect a few hiccups until around Monday.

boogieman
08-08-2009, 8:26 PM
A text only signature box would be cool. Image based ones generally suck and are distracting.

I think we need a projects category also. It's kind of nice not to have tons of forums, but without them posts get buried too quick in the main one.

RockinRyan
08-09-2009, 12:40 AM
+1 on a "projects and build update" forum.

The events page could probably also use some way to sort events by location, dates, ect.

boogieman
08-09-2009, 12:55 PM
I thought of one more. In the events section, it would be real handy to be able to sort by location or something. That way you could see if anything close was happening.

clay
08-09-2009, 1:22 PM
+2 on project bike/part section

Metalismo
08-09-2009, 1:29 PM
[QUOTE=boogieman;3492]A text only signature box would be cool. Image based ones generally suck and are distracting.

I disagree. They give me a quick visual to see who posted a reply. Most forums are 90% chaff and this gives me a quick way to dismiss some of the clueless and downright false posts. Seems like most of the “experts” are quickly exposed

Metalismo
08-09-2009, 1:32 PM
As for the projects...isn't that what the blogs are for?

sickboi55
08-09-2009, 7:39 PM
i dont know if i missed it, but id like a "view all" option.

billdozer
08-09-2009, 8:41 PM
Suggestions noted. Expect a few changes/tweaks in forum structure over the next week.

No "View All" feature yet, but we plan on adding it.

As for events, there is a more robust Events page in the Community section. Check it here: LINK (http://www.chopcult.com/browse_events.php)

admin
08-09-2009, 10:09 PM
test test test

GrayMitchell
08-10-2009, 6:48 AM
this is totally not important, but I can never tell what page of a thread im on because the highlighted page number is gray and so are the other pages! Make it red or orange or anything but gray. Haha!

Thanks. Site is rad.

erikweste
08-10-2009, 11:38 AM
I went to the home page and logged in. I went to the forums to browse and clicked on a thread. The pics did not show up for me, but showed my name at the top as logged in. I clicked the question mark where the photo should be and it sent me to a login page. Once i logged in again, I was able to see the photos in the post.

Screenshot shows me logged in and no pics.

~E

earz
08-10-2009, 11:54 AM
My only suggestion for the site would be to make it more mobile friendly. I have only my phone to entertain me all day at work and this site is a pain to navigate on my iPhone since there is no flash support for the damn thing. Oh yeah - and a "keep me logged on" option would kick ass.


this is totally not important, but I can never tell what page of a thread im on because the highlighted page number is gray and so are the other pages! Make it red or orange or anything but gray. Haha!

Gray - I had problems with that too and then realized I was totally over looking something. I know it's there now and still catch myself wondering what page I'm on.

erikweste
08-10-2009, 1:04 PM
I remember this from pre-beta.. but comments under the news section still run off the page for me. I have not checked other areas of the site yet.

See screenshot.

billdozer
08-10-2009, 1:36 PM
Please post up if you are experiencing any more "Friend" issues. (Not those kind!) It looks like we have that solved, but can't be sure until enough people use the features. Thanks!

Mario13
08-10-2009, 4:06 PM
Please post up if you are experiencing any more "Friend" issues. (Not those kind!) It looks like we have that solved, but can't be sure until enough people use the features. Thanks!

just confirmed another friend request today and it still does not show them on my list.

billdozer
08-10-2009, 4:21 PM
Yeah, not working for me yet either. Good news is we are adding the ability to add multiple friends at a time so it's not such a pain in the ass.

The issue where threads appeared to be locked after you posted in them has been fixed. If it persists for you, clear your cache. I named something wrong a month ago and screwed things up.

Also note, the top, main navigation bar has been changed from Flash to HTML so it works on your iPizzles.

billdozer
08-10-2009, 5:07 PM
<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/billdozer/2294941773/" title="panshiner by Billdozer, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3160/2294941773_651b661335.jpg" width="354" height="500" alt="panshiner" /></a>

You can now upload pics to your group discussions. Just paste in the < a href= /></a > kinda photo link.

billdozer
08-10-2009, 5:47 PM
NOTE: friend requests should now be working. Sorry if you did some over the weekend and they didn't show up you'll have to request your super special intenet relationship again! Hey, more miles I guess. We told you this was beta-testing month, right?

Spiderman
08-11-2009, 7:52 AM
Remember my ass button like everyone else wants.

Emoticons

MO MEMORY! I have 1 album and it's full. My group and groups I'm a member of are full also.

Regional events sub-forums.

erikweste
08-11-2009, 8:49 AM
I remember this from pre-beta.. but comments under the news section still run off the page for me. I have not checked other areas of the site yet.

See screenshot.

This appears fixed and displaying ok now.
~E

bwleather
08-11-2009, 9:11 AM
Can't edit my posts. Tried a few different times & am asked to log back on. I'm also not able to view thumbnails. In classifieds, the "next page" function still will not work for me. Tried this stuff from computer at work & was the same there.
All in all, minor shit though.

Joey
08-11-2009, 3:17 PM
Who took a dump on the "Photo Dump"?

i was gonna show my ol' man some cool shit and it ain't workin!

WayneBallard
08-11-2009, 3:45 PM
I have like 10 picture in my profile and they are all pretty small files, and I'm somehow -1.5mbs right now so I can't upload more stuff.

billdozer
08-11-2009, 6:45 PM
Ask and ye shall receive! Well, sometimes.

The User Albums, Group Photos, Event Photos and Classified Photos have all been upped to 25mgs from 1mg.

If you are going to upload a shit ton of photos do yourself and us a favor and learn how to resize them to a reasonable size. Bandwidth ain't free and there really is no big pay off for uploading them way bigger than about 600 wide by 72dpi. There are a lot of online tools for resizing pics, try googling "Resize photos" and see what you find.

PhotoDump is working and we are adding several hundred bikes to it tonight.

Fuzzy, have you tried emptying your "cache"? Are you able to log back in? Which thumbnails can you not see?

lobstermobster
08-12-2009, 2:21 AM
I think it would be sick right when you log in if it would show new updates to your profile. on the left theres your picture and on the right it has messages or friends. it would be cool if it was like :

Messages: (2)
edit profile
Friends: (5)
groups

to let you know right away if you have any new messages or friend requets.

bwleather
08-12-2009, 9:26 AM
Billdozer, you're gonna laugh or cringe, but what the hell is a "cache" & furthermore, how would I go about emptying it? Is it the same as "cookies" or "temperary files"? I am always able to log back in. The thumbnails I'm talkin bout are the ones people add in thier posts instead of photos. When I click to view, a big portion of the screen goes shaded & says somethin about not having permision to perform this function.

Thanks.

NHMike
08-12-2009, 12:07 PM
I was thinking today, maybe you could have a "This Weeks Events" section on the main page. Meaning, events from the Calendar.

admin
08-12-2009, 2:40 PM
Billdozer, you're gonna laugh or cringe, but what the hell is a "cache" & furthermore, how would I go about emptying it? Is it the same as "cookies" or "temperary files"? I am always able to log back in. The thumbnails I'm talkin bout are the ones people add in thier posts instead of photos. When I click to view, a big portion of the screen goes shaded & says somethin about not having permision to perform this function.

Thanks.

This has to do with the forum logout issue. You should be good to go now. Read the next post.

admin
08-12-2009, 2:43 PM
Cult Members,
I think we finally nailed down the logout issues. It had to do with entry/exit of the forum where it would timeout after 15 minutes (log you out), and then you would have to subsequently be asked to log-in again. Please let us know if you have anymore issues with getting logged out.

Thanks for your patients - JBone

Johan
08-12-2009, 9:03 PM
When you register, it asks for STATE as a required field. You should add an international option, some of us have no STATE.

Small thing, but I thought it was worth some input.

Chop Cult rocks!

sickboi55
08-13-2009, 1:05 AM
where do i login? i have to click reply or to see a picture then it asks me to login, but i cant find a login tab anywhere.

onigoroshi
08-13-2009, 1:10 AM
'hot or not' for bikes? since someone's alraedy doing it...

http://www.hotornot.com/

http://www.chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=291

billdozer
08-13-2009, 3:37 PM
That's been added now, good catch sikboi55

maddaddy
08-13-2009, 3:52 PM
tried to post an intro thread, did not happen, it said waiting for mod or some shit

maddaddy
08-13-2009, 4:03 PM
ok ,that worked, i guese i should try in the "introduce yourself here thread".... shit yes im a dull knife in the drawer

WayneBallard
08-13-2009, 5:51 PM
Not really a issue but a suggestion....You guys should add a text or HTML sig spot. It's alot easier to remember who some people are.

billdozer
08-13-2009, 9:02 PM
Madaddy, that was because I was in the middle of shuffling things around at the same time you were trying to post.

Wayne, we will do sigs phase two later down the road. The way we've integrated with the Community section, you can't just turn Sigs on, it'll be a custom built thing.

Anyone having logout issues still? That was huge and seems to solved.

WayneBallard
08-13-2009, 9:23 PM
I haven't had any log out issues in the past two or three days...

chop
08-14-2009, 12:11 AM
That's great news, Wayne. Thanks for all your help. I owe you some free shit. T-shirts should be available in two weeks...

WayneBallard
08-14-2009, 12:23 AM
No problem, I'm just a 18 year old with nothing to do most of the week...lol

boogieman
08-14-2009, 12:49 AM
Not to be a whiny bitch, but how the heck can I find my threads I posted in the old tech section? I cant find em anywhere! And I think it's because they weren't really any bike specific, but man am I confused!

EDIT:
Well, I found them 3 pages into general forum... I think we still need a plain tech section, for stuff that isn't make specific. Seems kind of weird to put tech in with a general forum. Tech stuff just seems to fade into the background that way....

obrien3044
08-14-2009, 7:35 AM
It seems like safari freezes up when jumping around the site. Firefox seems to work fine on the same computer.

TGrant
08-14-2009, 7:53 AM
In the Classifieds when I click next page, it doesnt respond.

lobstermobster
08-15-2009, 12:47 AM
no matter how many times i click on that little guy in the corner and make my chopcult chat status "online" it just goes straight back to offline. when i click on a link it goes online, then when the page loads it goes offline again.

when i edit a post, then click save... page loads my saved post but loads it with my avatar as red x and all "miles" go back to 00000. but then when i refresh its back to normal. not a big deal but yeahhh.

WayneBallard
08-15-2009, 11:48 PM
For some reason every time I go to the site today it says...
http://i171.photobucket.com/albums/u284/1990rainingblood/Untitled-7.jpg
I'm not sure if you guys are just updating the front page or my browser is just acting weird.

CJAllan13
08-16-2009, 12:11 AM
Sign up made me use an alphanumeric user name, so I used my name & added the 13...
How do I get the stupid 13 off, and just leave the name ??
Wouldn't let me sign up without a number.......

Thanks....
Looks like you guys have a pretty Kool thing goin here......
if i can be of any help..just holler....


.Christ.....
I didn't know this thread is 10 pages long......
I'll get lost.... :)

.

logi
08-17-2009, 7:24 AM
Might have already been said before but I think it would be better if links embedded in this site launched a new browser tab instead of taking over the current one. I'd rather not be taken away from ChopCult even though I'm intrerested in something that's linking from here.

billdozer
08-17-2009, 8:43 AM
CJ, thanks for joining. I will go in as a moderator and strip out the 13. Usually when you get that message it's becuase there was a "space" in the username. Maybe you were trying to use CJ Allan and the machine got pissed about the space. No worries, I'll fix it for ya.

Wayne, your machine probably threw a rod from overuse. Dump cache...

billdozer
08-17-2009, 8:46 AM
Logi, most links should open a new page or window, where did you get one that opened over the original one? (I hate that too.) Thanks.

Boogie, general tech is the general forum. General fab stuff or something that isn't specific to a bike brand or style can go there so everyone can enjoy it.

logi
08-17-2009, 8:58 AM
The DB article linking to his website. I've noticed others work correctly though so I guess it's a little hit or miss ...

Fredo
08-17-2009, 9:14 AM
Divide the classified section into two parts. One for venders and one for guys wanting to sell the shity parts I need or don't need but will buy anyway cuz it's "Ol School"

billdozer
08-17-2009, 12:40 PM
Fredo, use the modules on the left, you can divide the classifieds up any way you want. Do it yourself fucker.

Logi, thanks for the tip, I've fixed that link.

northeasteric
08-17-2009, 12:59 PM
how about a main tech archive like the other website. just sayin'.

FinkBrau
08-18-2009, 4:44 AM
I didn't read the whole thread so sorry if it's already been told.

One thing that bothers me is that I always have to log on each time I come here. It would be better with cookies or whatever avoiding me to enter my login and password each time i visit ChopCult.

Anyone experiencing the same problem?

billdozer
08-18-2009, 8:27 AM
I didn't read the whole thread so sorry if it's already been told.

One thing that bothers me is that I always have to log on each time I come here. It would be better with cookies or whatever avoiding me to enter my login and password each time i visit ChopCult.

Anyone experiencing the same problem?

I'd be interested in whether other folks are experiencing this too. It shouldn't log yout out if it's been under 24 hours since you were last on. FinkBrau, let me know what browser (firefox4.0, internet explorer 900, etc) you are using on what kind of machine and operating system. This has mostly been fixed and has been running smoothly for me.

Homebrew
08-18-2009, 8:58 AM
There are at least 4 threads I have posted in and it doesn't show a green lightning bolt but others do. Is this a common problem? It's just kinda nice to be able to tell where I have posted.

FinkBrau
08-18-2009, 10:59 AM
I'd be interested in whether other folks are experiencing this too. It shouldn't log yout out if it's been under 24 hours since you were last on. FinkBrau, let me know what browser (firefox4.0, internet explorer 900, etc) you are using on what kind of machine and operating system. This has mostly been fixed and has been running smoothly for me.

As long as I don't close my browser it's fine. But if I close it and come let's say one hour after and open it again, then come to ChopCult, I have to reenter my login and password.

I use Google Chrome, Win Vista.

FlyingEyeBall
08-18-2009, 12:40 PM
Any chance of vendor type stuff going in it's own area instead of on the main board?

And

Any chance of an off topic area?

billdozer
08-18-2009, 6:20 PM
FEB, Yeah, the Junk Pile is for off topic posts. If you see something that seems off topic, shoot a message, to me Halwade or BFJosh and we'll look into moving it to where it makes more sense.

I know you are talking about the Anvil contest. I've talked with Ryan at Anvil about it and we're going to let it run it's course and then not allow that sort of thing. It's got to supply something of lasting value to the board to qualify as a decent thread and not spam. See some of Tyler's how-to install shit threads. Those do a good job of promoting his shop but giving the viewer some worthwhile tech in the process. The Anvil thread was started with good intentions, and someone will be stoked to get a shirt, but we don't want a bunch of threads like that so we're asking people not to start them.

smokey469
08-18-2009, 9:03 PM
Bill, I'm having a lot of issues getting logged out as well. Sometime mine wont even let me view more than a few pages without logging me out. I'm running Internet Explorer 8 on Windows XP, it seems to be at it's worst at night, when I assume traffic is at its peak, but also happens at other times as well.

billdozer
08-18-2009, 11:05 PM
Aarrgh. We sure thought we had the log in/out issue solved. We have another guy who specializes in this sort of thing jumping in to help, so we're on it. Sorry for the pain in the ass to anyone experiencing it. I'm not getting the prob anymore so I thought we had it whipped. Thanks.

superflysnow
08-20-2009, 6:44 PM
the site is rad i appreciate all the hard work you guys have put in. here are my gripes from day one until today. I know most of these have been addressed and I am just trying to help...

-cant stay logged in on a long term basis

-keep getting booted (unlogged in)

-on a page that shows the login at the top of the screen, after 3 letters it jumps me to the main login screen

-i noticed a huge improvement in speed today, now that the im feature is down, you probably knew that, but it was so slow before i would open a second window and browse my google reader account while waiting for pages to load ( i am running a macbook pro on a highspeed wireless connection)

- a view all would be rad

- a classifieds preview on the main forum page would be rad.


Thanks and keep it up!
-josh

logi
08-21-2009, 11:07 AM
what happened to that "friends online" deal in the lower right corner? Kinda liked that ...

northeasteric
08-23-2009, 8:42 PM
i'm sure someone has probably asked this before, but why can't i link photos from flickr?

FinkBrau
08-24-2009, 12:22 PM
As ChopCult is not only about motorcycles but also about lifestyle, I think the forum needs a "lifestyle" subdivision, where we could talk music, shoes (see the JJ Vans topic), movies, art, etc...

And maybe a general tech forum, for all non-make related topics.

Halwade
08-26-2009, 10:57 PM
what happened to that "friends online" deal in the lower right corner? Kinda liked that ...

Bandwidth ate us alive. No more IM's until we can streamline the feed.

Re: further fine-tuning of the forum folders; We're always open to tweaks and suggestions, but right now I think the new subdivisions work. We don't need a "lifestyle" folder for music and sneakers; that's what the main forum is for, and you should feel free to use it.

If stuff gets too non-motorcycle related, or if once healthy motorcycle-related threads go terribly off the track, they'll end up in the Junk Pile.

Junk Pile isn't a bad thing per se; it's just were weak threads will go to die or live on, as interest dictates.

The sticky mission statement and posting guidelines at the top of every folder make our intentions pretty clear.


Good luck, have fun, and thanks for the help!

Bloodhound
09-01-2009, 5:39 AM
I agree site management. This is going to be too big and needs more specific categories to find anything.

crownmotorz
09-03-2009, 8:08 AM
are the billet throttles now $100 bucks or are they $50? when you try to buy them both options crome and black add another $50 when you try and check out? just wondering i want one either way.

SportsterMike
09-03-2009, 10:54 PM
dunno if everyone is having this problem but if im on the forum looking at all the threads and i click on someones name it doesnt bring me to their profile... justa blank screen.....

TheDemon
09-04-2009, 8:29 AM
Just thought I'd let you guys know the "Next" botton on the classifieds page doesn't actually do anything.

northeasteric
09-10-2009, 8:42 AM
not sure if anyone else has brought this up and i don't have the time to skim through the 17 pages of this thread.

why can't i link pics from my flickr account?

billdozer
09-14-2009, 10:08 PM
Select the smaller URL from your flicker page, and insert that into the pop-up that you get from clicking the image icon here that looks like a mountain. Here's an example:

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2653/3899159260_41ac23fb1b_m.jpg

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2475/3922144978_e1cd368e16_o.png

travasesino
09-15-2009, 10:25 AM
i notice that you get no milage for friend invites. that's odd, i would think that you'd get double! kinda how it should be, promoting your site and all..........


/t

billdozer
09-15-2009, 8:01 PM
That is worth looking into. I'll check it out and see if we can turn that on Travasesino.

OK, thought about it for a minute. There is no way for us to track if someone is sending to legit addresses or if they just keep hitting send to themselves over and over or dumping a spammer's list into it. So, with that in mind, the answer is "no". Obviously we'd like you to invite your friends but there won't be any reward other than the warm glow in your heart that you get from spamming a buddy about a silly motorsickle web site.

travasesino
09-15-2009, 11:17 PM
=)

PoorBastard
09-17-2009, 9:23 AM
I'd like to be able to go to a profile, and "View All Comments for User XXX"

Makes it easier to follow up on stuff I commented on.

PoorBastard
09-17-2009, 9:36 AM
I'd like to be able to go to a profile, and "View All Comments for User XXX"

Makes it easier to follow up on stuff I commented on.

So, it looks like you can do that within a thread. nvm.

dannyb
09-17-2009, 4:36 PM
First off all, i'm really glad Chop Cult is taking off. I find myself checking it everyday, and will more than likely get in trouble with the boss because of it. No big deal. For that last couple days, when i try to click on the "forum" or "home" tab, as well as topics within the forum, the site keepss on directing me to the "edit profile" page. Is any body else having this trouble? Just wanna know if its my computer, or a problem internal to the site.

billdozer
09-17-2009, 4:45 PM
Danny, that one is new to me. Try "emptying your cache". If you don't know what that means, google it. Let me know if it clears up.

mjasen10
09-17-2009, 5:44 PM
ive actually been havin trouble signing in. i usually have to do it like two or three times before it signs me in. not a huge deal just sort of a pain in the ass. good work on the site tho. about the only place i go anymore!

jfk
09-17-2009, 8:47 PM
No problems for me although I find myseslf to much of lurker. Learnin' lots.

imtheslime
09-17-2009, 8:55 PM
The only thing I noticed is it says I last visited on 8/11 every day, but I'm on here daily. No spell check in quick relpy only advanced, both no big deal though.

joshb
09-22-2009, 11:21 AM
install a beer tap. that is my only suggestion

billdozer
09-22-2009, 1:40 PM
install a beer tap. that is my only suggestion

If that were possible, we'd be on it!

travasesino
09-25-2009, 7:19 PM
what happened to (or where is) the invite friends feature?

oildevil13
09-25-2009, 7:21 PM
Try logging in again?

billdozer
09-26-2009, 12:37 AM
what happened to (or where is) the invite friends feature?

Go here: http://www.chopcult.com/invite.php

It looks like this:

travasesino
09-27-2009, 1:17 PM
thanks

Motorradfahrer
10-05-2009, 6:39 PM
Not sure if it's been mentioned before but I just posted my first WTB add in the classifieds section and my ad has the my little pony/I need a picture avatar showing instead of my picture.

lobstermobster
10-05-2009, 7:28 PM
I know free product is on the low no a days. but we should do some chopcult contests. for tees or even miles bump or even rusty piles of junk would be pretty funny to win. Best helmet, biggest ape hangers, stuff like that. cool and dumb contests.. something for everybody.

Edit: Sickest placement of a chopcult sticker! eh?!

billdozer
10-06-2009, 9:42 PM
Not sure if it's been mentioned before but I just posted my first WTB add in the classifieds section and my ad has the my little pony/I need a picture avatar showing instead of my picture.

Only way to fix that is upload a pic of what you are looking to buy. Or something funny instead?

billdozer
10-06-2009, 9:43 PM
I know free product is on the low no a days. but we should do some chopcult contests. for tees or even miles bump or even rusty piles of junk would be pretty funny to win. Best helmet, biggest ape hangers, stuff like that. cool and dumb contests.. something for everybody.

Edit: Sickest placement of a chopcult sticker! eh?!

Good idea, we'll try to come up with something that's fun but not too corny.

admin
10-14-2009, 12:40 AM
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10-14-2009, 12:43 AM
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10-14-2009, 12:44 AM
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10-14-2009, 12:46 AM
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10-14-2009, 12:48 AM
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billdozer
10-17-2009, 11:05 PM
Gents, we are un-stickying this thread to help declutter the main forum. If you have a suggestion, you can bring this back to the top or shoot me, HalWade or BFJosh a PM.