What happened to "Who is viewing this topic"??

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by bdr9, May 20, 2009.

May 20, 2009
  1. bdr9
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    I used to see a list at the bottom of topics showing who was currently viewing them. It recently vanished. Did you delete it? If so, can you add an option in the control panel to enable it again?

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    bdr9
     
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    They removed it to speed up the site. The site was getting unusable slow.
     
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    Is it so important to know who is visiting a topic? [​IMG]
     
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    I understand that they removed it to speed up the site, but do you think there could be an option to reenable it? When I post a topic, I like to see who it reading it.
     
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    If everyone did that, we'd be where we started.
     
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    If people were finding the site to be slow, they would just disable it.
     
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    hm, i never noticed but i did notice gbatemp is faster.
     
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    No, the slowdown was on ther server side not the client side.
     
  9. Davess

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    why its fast (gbatemp) on high speed
    ps. WHO'S BRIAN117???????
     
  10. Gore

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    Actually, it was removed forcibly by me and a group of other paranoid people.
     
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    Oh. Will it be reenabled or at least with an option to enable it when the site becomes faster? I mean it's just a bunch of HTML...
     
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    I'd guess it's gone for good. It wasn't needed and isn't the reason people come here to this site anyway.

    A point no one has raised yet is that you can log on anonymously, so you never really knew who was on anyway. I think it's good if it speeds up the site. It was handy mind you once or twice to see the line under a name and know someone was replying so you could wait before you posted.
     
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    Exactly, that's what I meant. That's why I liked the feature.
     
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    It'll be re-enabled once the site's back up to speed, when that is I don't know.
     
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    It's back. Enjoy it while you can [​IMG] .
     
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    Thanks!
     

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