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How do announcements appear?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Brogan, Aug 3, 2010.

  1. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Are there any "announcement" threads anywhere?

    I haven't seen one and I'd be interested to see how they look and fit in with the forums (and sub-forums).
  2. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Oh good question. I haven't even thought to look for announcements.
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I surprise myself sometimes :D
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  4. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    There's no announcement functionality yet.
  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Thanks Mike.

    That answers that question then I guess :)
  6. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

    You know, if you made an announcement a few days ago stating that announcements were not implemented yet, then there would not have been a need for this thread. :confused:
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  7. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I'm not sure what you're referring to/implying...
  8. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    He's trying to be funny.
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  9. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

    Canadian sense of humor. :)
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  10. Disjunto

    Disjunto Well-Known Member

    HAHA! I'm in stitches now :D
  11. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    Don't worry, I got your joke. Then again...I'm from Michigan. We share a border :p
  12. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I was actually assuming that he meant it was asked a couple days ago without a response.
  13. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    I *really* like how a box pops up when avatars are clicked. That would be an awesome way to certain announcements.
  14. Lawrence

    Lawrence Well-Known Member

    Nah, I wouldn't do that. I would just reply to it to bring it back to the top to get your attention, :)

    CBI is a Canadian, as soon as he reads my post, I bet he falls over laughing, :p
  15. MtoR

    MtoR Well-Known Member

    Hum that Canadian humour is hard to follow :D
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  16. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    ha, I'm not a Canadian and I fall over laughing. [​IMG]
  17. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    On topic for a change. Maybe alerts could be used to implement announcements instead of slapping a permanent element on all pages.
  18. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    I actually found this misunderstanding funnier than the joke its self...
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  19. Disjunto

    Disjunto Well-Known Member

    same :D
  20. Erik

    Erik Well-Known Member

    Well, what would happen when you "read" the alert? It would fall in the alerts list only to be buried and forgotten about. You could make it so it could never be read, but as an end-user I would be quite annoyed by a perpetual alert that won't go away and the little alert tag always showing with a '1'.

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