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Offline Suzie

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Personal blogs?
« on: April 05, 2008, 11:23:42 AM »
Just a few suggestions, not criticisms! 8)

I'm not much of a blogger myself, but several forums I go to have recently implemented a fancier private profile that lets the user create blog entries and also lets other users publically comment on that users profile. (Seperately from the PM system)

It really seems to boost traffic and peoples interest in their profiles and going to the forum, so maybe it'd be possible to do that here too?

On another note in the same ballpark, it might be fun to get an "interests" section so people can write what their interests are, the only real place to do that now is the signature, which is a bit silly. :P


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Re: Personal blogs?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2008, 11:27:48 AM »
Was the forum that had these features an SMF-based forum like ours?
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Re: Personal blogs?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2008, 11:30:53 AM »
Was the forum that had these features an SMF-based forum like ours?

No I think it was vBulletin. I know absolutely nothing about the workings of this or any other forum so I don't know how implmenting such features is made possible. I just thought a forum is a forum (lol :P) and that they must allow you to costumize and add to some degree. But again, this is where my total ignorance of the technical aspects kick in. :(


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Re: Personal blogs?
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2008, 11:47:13 AM »
Basically, those things sound like customized add-ons rather than standard features.  If they were already developed for SMF, it would be simple to add into our forum.  When I'm less busy, I'll check to see if someone has already developed them for SMF.
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Re: Personal blogs?
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2008, 11:48:59 AM »
Alright cool. Wasn't sure if I was the only one who'd like the idea. :P


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« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2008, 05:51:45 PM »
Sounds cool!
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Re: Personal blogs?
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2008, 09:32:13 AM »
I don't really care for that kind of stuff.
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« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2008, 12:32:49 PM »
I'm fond of the idea. :P
 
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Re: Personal blogs?
« Reply #8 on: August 14, 2008, 12:21:08 AM »
I think it'd be cool to be able to blog here.
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