bring the dot back!

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by Bladexdsl, Sep 15, 2009.

  1. Bladexdsl
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    the little dot that appears in the envelope next to threads you've posted in so you know you've posted in that thread. [​IMG]
     
  2. Reaper

    Reaper Tͩ͒ͥ̈́ͧ̓͑̆̂

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    Did they remove that?
    Holy shit you're right
    BRING BACK THE DOT
     
  3. Joe88

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    been meaning to ask about this

    and yes bring it back !
     
  4. Brian117

    Brian117 GBAtemp Psycho!

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    Heh, I've noticed that was gone as well. One day I went to check a thread that I posted in, to see if anyone responded to me, and I didn't see the black dot showing I posted, so I was like, "wtf? Did my post not go through yesterday?"

    I don't understand the point of taking it down in the first place. It's not like that little dot causes the server failures. [​IMG]
     
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  6. syko5150

    syko5150 GBAtemp Syko!

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    yes now i don't know which pokemon and mario & luigi posts i've posted in since theres like 2000 of them o.o
     
  7. DeMoN

    DeMoN GBAtemp Guru

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    They always remove random aspects of the site in order to speed it up during releases of popular games. However, I do hope they return this feature as it is very useful.
     
  8. Bladexdsl
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    i dont see how a dot could crash the server either!
     
  9. Costello

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    It's not just a dot...

    beyond the simple dot you should know that we have a huge database.
    For each topic this dot will be displayed only if you have posted in the topic.
    Which means for each topic in the listing, the website will have to answer this additional "question" : have I posted in this topic?
    all in all removing small tasks can lighten the server load a bit and allow a little more users to browse the website.
     
  10. BoxShot

    BoxShot Chiyo-chan :3

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    We lost the dot and gained the x users are reading this topic. [​IMG] (well I don't remember it being here since last march I think)
     
  11. mrfatso

    mrfatso That guy!!

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    ya, at least the old user x are reading this topic is back [​IMG] but i wonder back when gbatemp was lagging like mad, just how many users were watching it? was it 300? or less? or 400 or more?
     
  12. Bladexdsl
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    yay it's back
    close it
     
  13. Vidboy10

    Vidboy10 Tsardom

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    Dont close it just yet...
    ITS GONE AGAIN!
     
  14. Bladexdsl
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    Bladexdsl ZOMG my posts...it's over 9000!!!

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    lol it's back again but KH is just around the damn corner...