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#1 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:20 pm

Ok it’s been well over a week and I thought I’d figure it out but turns out not. So it’s time to fess up I don’t understand how this forum malarky works. Why are some of the little bells white and some gold? Why do some have no bells but an arrow instead? Why do some of them have a black dot and some kinda ring?
Im guessing red note means a new post?
Is there any instructions page for wallies who avoided the internet and have no clue?
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“It’s shit. And as soon as I get home I’m going to buy one.”
That was a fellow journalist’s first impression of the BMW R nineT recently. It’s a pretty accurate summary; the R nineT is somewhat ill-mannered by modern motorcycle standards but also instantly, inarguably, infatuatingly wonderful.

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Re: Clueless

#2 Post by Bender » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:25 pm

Bells ? i thought they were little note's

some you will have read, some will have reply's you have not read and some will be new
Bite my shiny, metal ass!

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Re: Clueless

#3 Post by Stu » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:31 pm

Could read this app.php/help/faq

Although I am confused by the gold bells?

The dot donates that you have commented on that thread

The arrow is a moved topic
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Re: Clueless

#4 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:38 pm

Oh yeh notes. Jaggedy paper notes but notes all the same, thought they were bells and never looked properly again- oopsy. Ta and Ta
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That was a fellow journalist’s first impression of the BMW R nineT recently. It’s a pretty accurate summary; the R nineT is somewhat ill-mannered by modern motorcycle standards but also instantly, inarguably, infatuatingly wonderful.

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#5 Post by Stu » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:41 pm

OK I have just stole this from the software developers website the style I am using is different so the icons and colours will be different but you would be able to figure it out

Two general points
- Red icons are unread items, blue/grey are read
- A star on any topic means you have posted in it

there is 3 different styles available so you will have to find your style for the corresponding icons

TMBF prosilver icons

ANNOUNCEMENTS ICONS

READ ANNOUNCEMENTS ICONS
Image - Read Announcement
Image - Read Announcement (Posted)
Image - Read Announcement (Locked)
Image - Read Announcement (Locked)(Posted)

UNREAD ANNOUNCEMENTS ICONS
Image - Unread Announcement
Image - Unread Announcement (Posted)
Image - Unread Announcement (Locked)
Image - Unread Announcement (Locked)(Posted)


STICKY TOPIC ICONS

READ STICKY TOPIC ICONS
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Image - Read Sticky Topic (Posted)
Image - Read Sticky Topic (Locked)
Image - Read Sticky Topic (Locked)(Posted)

UNREAD STICKY TOPIC ICONS
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Image - Unread Sticky Topic (Posted)
Image - Unread Sticky Topic (Locked)
Image - Unread Sticky Topic (Locked)(Posted)


FORUM ICONS

READ FORUM ICONS
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Image - Read Forum with Subforums

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Image - Read Topic (Posted)
Image - Read HOT Topic
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Image - Read Topic (Locked)
Image - Read Topic (Locked)(Posted)
Image - Moved Topic

UNREAD TOPIC ICONS
Image - Unread Topic
Image - Unread Topic (Posted)
Image - Unread HOT Topic
Image - Unread HOT Topic (Posted)
Image - Unread Topic (Locked)
Image - Unread Topic (Locked)(Posted)


TMBF Subsilver Icons

ANNOUNCEMENTS ICONS

READ ANNOUNCEMENTS ICONS
Image - Read Announcement
Image - Read Announcement (Posted)
Image - Read Announcement (Locked)
Image - Read Announcement (Locked)(Posted)

UNREAD ANNOUNCEMENTS ICONS
Image - Unread Announcement
Image - Unread Announcement (Posted)
Image - Unread Announcement (Locked)
Image - Unread Announcement (Locked)(Posted)


STICKY TOPIC ICONS

READ STICKY TOPIC ICONS
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FORUM ICONS

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READ TOPIC ICONS
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Image - Read HOT Topic
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Image - Moved Topic

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Image - Unread HOT Topic
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Image - Unread Sticky Topic (Locked)
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FORUM ICONS

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Image - Read Forum (Locked)
Image - Read Forum with Subforums

UNREAD FORUM ICONS
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Image - Unread Forum (Locked)
Image - Unread Forum with Subforums


TOPIC ICONS

READ TOPIC ICONS
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Re: Clueless

#6 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:44 pm

Thanks :thumb:
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#7 Post by Stu » Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:06 pm

Ok I have updated that post above to include all icons for all the styles available on the forum :thumb:
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Re: Clueless

#8 Post by Joeman » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:09 am

I never look at any of the icons!
I just click "unread", or "your posts" and read the red ones.
I don't even bother with what section of the forum a post belongs in (apart from when posting a new thread)
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#9 Post by Slowlycatchymonkey » Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:44 am

Well there’s my ineptitude demonstrated, I hadn’t even noticed ‘Unsnswered’ ! :oops:
2018 BMW R nineT
“It’s shit. And as soon as I get home I’m going to buy one.”
That was a fellow journalist’s first impression of the BMW R nineT recently. It’s a pretty accurate summary; the R nineT is somewhat ill-mannered by modern motorcycle standards but also instantly, inarguably, infatuatingly wonderful.

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Re: Clueless

#10 Post by mikestrivens » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:03 am

Joeman wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:09 am
I never look at any of the icons!
I just click "unread", or "your posts" and read the red ones.
I don't even bother with what section of the forum a post belongs in (apart from when posting a new thread)
ditto
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#11 Post by Six30 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:33 am

Joeman wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:09 am
I never look at any of the icons!
I just click "unread", or "your posts" and read the red ones.
I don't even bother with what section of the forum a post belongs in (apart from when posting a new thread)

Me niether... just look at active topics
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#12 Post by mikestrivens » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:57 am

Six30 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:33 am
... just look at active topics
How long do they stay "active"?
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#13 Post by Six30 » Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:59 pm

mikestrivens wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:57 am
Six30 wrote:
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:33 am
... just look at active topics
How long do they stay "active"?

7 years at least ... keep up :D
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Re: Clueless

#14 Post by Hoggs » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:17 pm

I only ever look at unread. Then have to trawl through it all to make sure you lot aren't being too awful. :lol:
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#15 Post by mikestrivens » Wed Jun 20, 2018 6:43 pm

We are never awful, it is everybody else that is.
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