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this is a pretty minor request but it is possible to get more smileys cos i've noticed that on other forums they have all the same smileys we have on here but loads more cool ones as well... ?

we're limited on the smiley front since the board is preloaded with the ones you see. i think its only the "essential" faces because they didn't want it getting out of control with moving animals and stuff like that.

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Art is a broad and generic term. It shouldn't be only related to MCR anyway. And if it should be then by your argument all MCR art should be on the MCR section.....which would leave the art section empty.

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we're limited on the smiley front since the board is preloaded with the ones you see. i think its only the "essential" faces because they didn't want it getting out of control with moving animals and stuff like that.

ah okay, guess that kinda makes sense. Thanks for the reply though :)

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having seen all this stuff about locked topics and stuff being forgotten, I thought I'd let you guys know about an idea I had in what I think was the wrong board sorry about that :/

I'm a member of another forum (not MCR) that has a pinned topic in each board where it might be appropriate called "Quick Question? ask here!"

I'll just quote from the site since they'll explain it more concisely than I can...

"A lot of specific, narrow questions get new threads opened in the hops of a quick response, but this leave lots of dead threads with only 2/3 replies. so if you have a quick qestion that doesn't deserve its own thread, post it here so the sections stay clear and bigger topics stay relevant"

what do you think?

it's not really something that I've noticed needs doing on here, but on the site I pinched it from, it really has helped keep the place clean.

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i have noticed that there are quite a few threads in the MCR discussion subforum that are just questions, some that have been asked multiple times or addressed in other threads. i think a "quick question" pinned thread would be really helpful there, and maybe in the MCRmy discussion one, too.

there's a thread in the Member Lounge that's called "quick question..." maybe that could be pinned as well, for people to just ask general things, without having to make a new thread?

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also, considering there's a lot of stuff the guys do outside the band, we could set up a "side projects" board, with threads for Leathermouth, Umbrella Academy, Gerard's misc. artw, that mention of G and Mikey's comic book collaboration etc. - to keep the MCR discussion thread about MCR and helping define what belongs where?

:)

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well, there's actually threads for all of those already, mostly in the "entertainment" section.

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well, there's actually threads for all of those already, mostly in the "entertainment" section.

ah ok, cool.

I didn't check beforehand anywway so yeah :P

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I see the quick questions thread and it is pinned but in order for the idea to work it needs to be marked as an announcement on this forum for it to be in all sections I think...

I think just a FAQ would be helpful but the trouble is people are lazy and don't read anyway, so even though it's a good idea, people are people and will continue to ask questions that have been answered over 100 times.

READING IS GOOD, PEOPLE.

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I thought there were multiple "Quick Questions" threads for each section so that people could post quick questions that could be categorized in those sections. =/

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I see the quick questions thread and it is pinned but in order for the idea to work it needs to be marked as an announcement on this forum for it to be in all sections I think...

I think just a FAQ would be helpful but the trouble is people are lazy and don't read anyway, so even though it's a good idea, people are people and will continue to ask questions that have been answered over 100 times.

READING IS GOOD, PEOPLE.

i guess maybe the main post could include- you know what, i was basically going to just describe FAQ the long way round...

although I had an idea this morning where we could make like, an ''MCR dictionary' where you can search for common words in in-jokes like "w*y", "unicorn", "keeper of-" or whatever and it answers what the joke is about or where it came from. it would be a mammoth task but it'd be quite fun to collaborate with everyone on it...

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although I had an idea this morning where we could make like, an ''MCR dictionary' where you can search for common words in in-jokes like "w*y", "unicorn", "keeper of-" or whatever and it answers what the joke is about or where it came from. it would be a mammoth task but it'd be quite fun to collaborate with everyone on it...

http://talk.mcrmy.com/index.php?/topic/6007-mcrmy-dictionary/

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am I the only one who thinks the Member Lounge should be a Protected Forum if you're not logged in?

there just seems to be alot of personal info/discussions in there which is just kinda laid bare for anyone who wants to casually sift through it at might not actually be part of the site...

the facebook/twitter thing particularly

or am I just being paranoid? :P

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that's a good point. especially with the facebook thing.

i guess if people want to share it publicly they can have it in their sig, but if you only want it for site members, there's no real way of doing it rather than PMing everyone :P

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am I the only one who thinks the Member Lounge should be a Protected Forum if you're not logged in?

there just seems to be alot of personal info/discussions in there which is just kinda laid bare for anyone who wants to casually sift through it at might not actually be part of the site...

the facebook/twitter thing particularly

or am I just being paranoid? :P

Hmm, you've got a good point. I think the only person who can change which forums are/aren't protected is Tina.

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personally, i'm a fan of smaller images in signatures.

it sucks that you lose detail in something you want in the sig, but at least it means people don't just take advantage of extra space and fill the place up.

some forums are unreadable without rules on signatures

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For sure small images should be used in signatures.

It just sucks when the image height is fine but the length is too long. Like my killjoy characters. I had to split the image. =[

I just wanted to add this baby in my siggy:

partymini.png

But I can't cuz it's over the length limit by 92. =<

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For sure small images should be used in signatures.

It just sucks when the image height is fine but the length is too long. Like my killjoy characters. I had to split the image. =[

I just wanted to add this baby in my siggy:

partymini.png

But I can't cuz it's over the length limit by 92. =<

actually, yeah i think the length could be increased. it's the more the height of the sig that becomes irritating to scroll through.

also, I'm noticing alot of threads being started for selling/trading merch. do you think we should start a pinned/official(*ahem* "Rmy official" :P) thread for this with some rules/regs in the first post? like the ticket selling post in the tour section?

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I agree. I understand a smaller image limit in siggys but this 8 lines is pissing me off. instead of lines can we have a character count?

like must not exceed 500 characters or something.

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