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    Why do forums fail?

    I am very lucky that my forum has alot of old dudes on it and they don't like wastebook and don't like to learn new stuff so I keep it simple and they keep coming (y)
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    Donations by Siropu [Paid]

    This mod is fantastic but I would like to see 1 feature added When user donates x amount they automatically get upgraded to selected user upgrade and expire like regular user upgrades do. or even easier, is moved to selected user group but give the option on the length of usergroup move. The...
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    XF 2.2 I know this isn't a xenforo problem

    I am getting attacked by spam bots and I am catching them all with the built in tools but I am getting registrations coming from weird places including sub domains I don't even have here is an example below https://ftp.xxxxxxx.com/bb/register/ https://jobs.xxxxxxx.com/bb/register/...
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    AdBlock Detected Tracker & Statistics [Paid]

    I bought it but I can't get it to work for me The tracker and detection work perfectly I use another browser and turn on adblock and it detects me I created another usergroup and set the permissions It adds the account to the group but it adds to a secondary group which does not apply the...
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    Why do forums fail?

    My site caters to the transportation industry so most of my users are away from home so that is why my userbase is mostly mobile
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    Why do forums fail?

    and if it doesn't work well on a phone your forum will be dead because on my forum it's about 75% accessed on a phone. Guess I need to get an app made for android
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    Why do forums fail?

    If they weren't so vague about everything it would be better. They will say something is in x thread, you go there and there is nothing there. After a few weeks of trying to hunt it down you just say to hell with it and delete the whole thread
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    Why do forums fail?

    it was the only one of it's kind at the time and I did really well got multiple offers from people to buy, never could part with it and still running strong. it's just that googs has gotten so picky about everything that makes it annoying now to me. Someone posts a wrong word, bam the googs is...
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    Why do forums fail?

    since 04 googs helped me pay off a 30 year mortgage in 5 years, bought me a new boat and motorhome, Also enabled me to have a stay at home wife while being 100% debt free. I still make good money, just not as much as I used too
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    Why do forums fail?

    getting users is easy,retaining users that visit often is the hard part
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    Why do forums fail?

    Why do forums fail? Thats easy. Facebook I started in the forum business in 1999, I have had well over 50k users registered on my website since then, I am lucky if I have 2000 users visit on a regular basis now. Back in the day people were paranoid about forum privacy and now they post...
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    Donations by Siropu [Paid]

    Bought it, Installed it, set it up and it's paid for itself in 5 mins. Thanks
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    Starting Over

    Meh I changed my mind Upgraded from 1.5.18 to 2.2 no problems whatsoever
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    Starting Over

    Thats what I thought, thanks
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    Starting Over

    Yea I know how to do that too , I just have so much garbage installed over the years from importing from different brand names I just wanted a fresh clean install of the forum with only my users/usergroups/account upgrades
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