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Forums, "Hot Thread" Indicators

Discussion in 'UHall' started by RaDian FlGith, Nov 9, 2011.

  1. RaDian FlGith

    RaDian FlGith Babbling Loonie
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    I was just wondering what the criteria defining a "hot thread" is. The idea, I would think, is to point out which threads are the most active or most replied to or most viewed, or some combination of the above.

    Problem is, a vast majority of the threads here in U-Hall are "hot threads," thus sort of defeating the purpose in pointing them out in the first place. Just makes for an actively exploding left-hand column. ;)

    Perhaps a tweak in what defines "hot thread" is in order?
     
  2. Cirno

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    I think the standard is something like "150 views", which really isn't a lot when it comes to a forum like Uhall, which at the time of writing has 138 active users.
     
  3. MalagAste

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    I think you may need to redefine "hot".


    Ra... Missed you Monday.
     
  4. Petra Fyde

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    I think it's set to default. I'll have to look into it.
     
  5. Ludes

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    A "Hot Thread" is one that is bright red again even though you just looked at it five minutes ago...

    I apologize.. my friend just pointed out that this assumes your Stratics settings are the same as mine.. mine highlite red whenever a new post has been added to a thread.
     
  6. Taylor

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    15 posts or 150 views, whichever comes first.
     
  7. kelmo

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    Any thread I am looking at... Hot.
     
  8. Flutter

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    The hot threads are the ones I have posted in. [​IMG]
     
  9. Zosimus

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    ^^^^^This ^^^^^^
     
  10. Kayne

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    Can think of some threads that need that stop icon or more to the point the OP of those threads needs that sign slapped on them
     
  11. RaDian FlGith

    RaDian FlGith Babbling Loonie
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    *chuckles*

    I only mentioned it because as I was reviewing a few threads, I suddenly realized that the icons on the left were all flushing skyward, and it just got me curious. Hard to tell the truly active ones if they're all flashing like mad. hehe

    Nice answers though!!! :)
     
  12. Flutter

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    Lol That wasn't a giant stop sign when I posted it. Someone got mad I stole their .gif
     
  13. Flutter

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    It was something like this:
    [​IMG]
    *runs off to loot and steal more .gif images from the WWW*