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Release Notes - July 3, 2012 Flight of the Bumbleandroids

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  1. mattfeury Group Title
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    Greetings folk rockers! Here's a fresh batch of juicy juice for you all to sink your teeth into: Notes: - Fix issues with special characters in verification and unsubscribe link urls. - Verbiage changes: Best Answer is now Best Response. Other changes were made in line with this. - Some fixes for weird Android tablets. - Fix errors caused by invite links shared by guests. - Fix display issues with the blue group dropdown and long group names. - Fix issues with links in DMs. - Wait until the group chooser hides to show that you are now a fan of the user who invited you (if you created an account from an invite). - Username tweaks. - There is now a 21 character limit on usernames. - This won't affect existing users. - We made some display tweaks to guarantee these usernames display properly. - Fix a bug that could cause you to get a verification lockout screen for a different account that you own. - Fix issues that caused online users to appear in the wrong order in the right pane. - Fix issues with chat strobing. - Fix issues where timestamps wouldn't update when they were supposed to. - Fix some issues with word wrapping on the invite page. - The next steps list for new users now updates in all tabs at the same time. - Fix some indentation in the code that @farmdawgnation screwed up. ಠ_ಠ On a final note, @darthsid is no longer working with us. He contributed greatly to the site and there's no way we would have gotten to where we are today without his hard work coming up with designs, ensuring the top quality experience for our users, and putting the lame pun coon to shame. He's moved on to bigger and better things, and we'll miss him. With this release we moved him and Jon Birdsong into a new section on the About Us page, "Distinguished Alumni", to recognize the significant contributions they made to OpenStudy. If we screwed anything up (never happened before), let us know!

    • 2 years ago
  2. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Oh no. Sid is no more :'(

    • 2 years ago
  3. mattfeury Group Title
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    Also, Facebook invites were having some problems due to this site not having a valid SSL certificate. Those problems should be resolved so FB invites should work for certain again. Feel free to spam yr friends with another round (kidding).

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  4. ParthKohli Group Title
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    lol, 21 char limit ;)

    • 2 years ago
  5. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Why does Sid still have the moderator status?

    • 2 years ago
  6. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    What does this mean ---> "- Wait until the group chooser hides to show that you are now a fan of the user who invited you (if you created an account from an invite)." lol "that farmdawgnation screwed up" xD D: DarthSid left?! :'( But he was my pun buddy :q

    • 2 years ago
  7. shadowfiend Group Title
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    When you invite someone and they sign up, you become fans of each other. Once they've signed up, they still have to choose a subject. We were showing the “so-and-so is now your fan” popup while the chooser was up, when it couldn't be seen. We now wait for the subject chooser to go away.

    • 2 years ago
  8. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    Can you un-fan them? I try to minimize how many people I fan haha I have 48 fans and 20 of them *sniff* excuse me 19 of them are mods.

    • 2 years ago
  9. shadowfiend Group Title
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    You can unfan anyone you want.

    • 2 years ago
  10. shadowfiend Group Title
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    Just if someone accepts your invite to the site, you are automatically their fan without any additional effort.

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  11. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    Lol so you assume we like people we invite? Fair enough.

    • 2 years ago
  12. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Why so?

    • 2 years ago
  13. agentx5 Group Title
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    "- Fix some indentation in the code that @farmdawgnation screwed up. ಠ_ಠ " LOL

    • 2 years ago
  14. ParthKohli Group Title
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    I linked this site through that invitation link on Yahoo! Answers once, so that means that I'd be fanning random people.

    • 2 years ago
  15. shadowfiend Group Title
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    These are only invitations through the links provided in the invite page. If you just link to OpenStudy none of that will happen.

    • 2 years ago
  16. agentx5 Group Title
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    The duck doesn't like indentation from the sound of it, he reads everything like a scroll? :-3

    • 2 years ago
  17. shadowfiend Group Title
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    However, yes, if you want points from the invite, you will have to deal with the mutual fanning that comes from it.

    • 2 years ago
  18. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    Whoa wait, you lose points if you un-fan them??

    • 2 years ago
  19. ParthKohli Group Title
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    What is chat strobing?

    • 2 years ago
  20. shadowfiend Group Title
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    You get points for fanning, which you lose if you unfan. You also get points for the accepted invite, which you do not lose if you unfan.

    • 2 years ago
  21. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    ew

    • 2 years ago
  22. ParthKohli Group Title
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    @shadowfieennnddd I went to the invite page and then gave the link.

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  23. farmdawgnation Group Title
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    Chat strobing is the effect that happens when someone in chat posts a message.

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  24. farmdawgnation Group Title
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    In the previous release there was a bug where the username of the person who chatted didn't show up. We fixed that.

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  25. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Oh, so does it display the names now?

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  26. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Okay

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  27. ParthKohli Group Title
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    Another thing I want to point out. When I press the left or right buttons for scrolling through the chats of different groups, it scrolls VERY VERY slow.

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  28. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    That's your computer. Oh lol now I see names...way to go me.

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  29. ParthKohli Group Title
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    You might want to include this for the next release @Mr.Feury @lightfiend @farmduckynation

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  30. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    ohhh me gee...you like, spelled all their names wrong. How rude. c;

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  31. agentx5 Group Title
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    Btw, Parth & others, what that score calculation display bug or whatever you want to call it fixed? I can't find the old topic, and no way I'm looking though the past few days of places Parth posted lol

    • 2 years ago
  32. farmdawgnation Group Title
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    @ParthKohli If you want to have us investigate that then open a new post in OpenStudy Feedback. We can see if, perhaps, there are performance issues on your end.

    • 2 years ago
  33. farmdawgnation Group Title
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    @agentx5 Positions in the online list weren't being updated when people's scores changed. We fixed that.

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  34. agentx5 Group Title
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    Ah k ty

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  35. rebeccaskell94 Group Title
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    Yeah, like...I'm getting so much higher on the list :3

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  36. mathteacher1729 Group Title
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    Great work as always! I love how this website is always updating, changing, tweaking, and making things better for their users!

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  37. shadowfiend Group Title
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    We do what we can :)

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  38. ash2326 Group Title
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    @mattfeury @shadowfiend and all of the open study team. Thanks again :D

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  39. lgbasallote Group Title
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    wow dpflan was an intern...who knew...anyway good one for doing a lot of things at once..congrats :D but i do have to ask..why "flight of the bumbleandroids?"

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    Might I know what motivated the verbiage change from "Answer" to "Response"? I assume it's that the heavier weight on usage of "Answer" detracts from all the other responses?

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  41. lgbasallote Group Title
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    @badreferences i think it was derived from here http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/4ff14c29e4b03c0c488a3189

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  42. badreferences Group Title
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    No, Darthsid is gone?! Can this be true? Sniff. Censoring swear words will never be the same.

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  43. saifoo.khan Group Title
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    In interns, why there is no name for Laura? -Just wondering.

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  44. farmdawgnation Group Title
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    Laura's internship expired awhile back. She's on to bigger and better things these days.

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  45. saifoo.khan Group Title
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    So Daniel and Min are still in your team?

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  46. farmdawgnation Group Title
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    Indeed they are.

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  47. saifoo.khan Group Title
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    I see. Cool.

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  48. mathslover Group Title
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    was dpflan sir an intern ?

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  49. shadowfiend Group Title
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    Is, not was.

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  50. mathslover Group Title
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    is he still a global intern sir ...this means he is not a mod right ?

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  51. ParthKohli Group Title
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    No. Global Interns are different... hehe The admin interns work for OpenStudy for example - @Laura* , @dpfl Global Interns are just explained about marketing and stuff so they could go ahead and use those tips.

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  52. mathslover Group Title
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    oh k thanks a lot why did u only write dpfl and not completed that

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  53. ParthKohli Group Title
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    We are not allowed to tag admins.

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  54. mathslover Group Title
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    oh is that so i usually tagged them ..is that mentioned any where

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  55. shadowfiend Group Title
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    Dan is not a global intern, he's an actual intern. An unfortunate coincidence of naming, but Dan actually works with us in the office to build OpenStudy, so yes, he is an admin on the site. We prefer you not tag admins on OpenStudy Feedback posts especially because we read them anyway and we're busy.

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  56. mathslover Group Title
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    ok sir so can we tag them in other groups if we especially need their help

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  57. shadowfiend Group Title
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    You may, though we are busy. At least in my case, I rarely get a chance to help on tagged questions unless they're specific knowledge-related questions and I have the answer handy. I rarely help questions that translate into “can you spend some time searching for this on Google for me”.

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    thanks a lot ! :) sir

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