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((BAR Updates)) New updates to the site.

Sorry for all the issues earlier today but have been hard at work trying to improve the site.

This mornings problem was a true example of New Babbage’s official/unofficial slogan “What could possibly go wrong?”

Anyway what I have done is this:

Added new Notifications. You can now be notified when a post has added comments, whenever your favorite citizen posts and even notified whenever someone posts a certain type of content (blog post for exapmple).

Added Private Messages. You now have the ability within the site to send messages to each other without having to make it public. So know you can plan your stories with others without having to leave the site.

Added the ability to delete your own comments. This is something we have been looking for for a while and finally found something that works. You will be able to delete your comments and no one elses. Still not sure how threading will work with this but really haven’t tested it yet.

Added Mass Contact. This is mainly for Mods and Admins but it’s to send out messages to as many people as we can. Of course we won’t be abusing this feature.

There are a few other things I am working on currently so stay tuned.

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  1. Gadget Starsider Gadget Starsider January 9, 2012

    A load of content seems to have disappeared into the Dark Aether (Blogs especially), will it be coming back soon?

    • Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 9, 2012

      That I wasn’t aware of. There is an error though that might be causing it as I know none of the content has been erased (at least hoping not). I expect once this error gets resolved things should get back to normal.

  2. Cadmus Lupindo Cadmus Lupindo January 9, 2012

    It looks like the last month has been erased. My posts are gone. The group I created (Ahab’s Bane Tavern)is gone.

    • Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 10, 2012

      Okay I know your group is still there cause I just saw it. Permissions are messed up which may make things you normally see not there. So don’t worry we will get it fixed.

  3. Cadmus Lupindo Cadmus Lupindo January 9, 2012

    Upcoming events are missing.

  4. Cadmus Lupindo Cadmus Lupindo January 9, 2012

    Gallery images missing. The last one showing is St. Nicholas visit. That would be Dec 5th. So everything in the last month is missing.

  5. Mr Tenk Mr Tenk January 10, 2012

    looks more like it is stuck in the past, rather than missing the past month. well. let’s hope so.

    blame those timelords. buggers, every one of them.

    • Junie Ginsburg Junie Ginsburg January 10, 2012

      New Babbage’s stories are stuck in the past….


      • Mr Tenk Mr Tenk January 10, 2012

        a past that never happened… a future that vanished …. i want to see more torches and coal shovels greeting those dapper loons when they step out of those blue urinal booths.

        i got a confirmation that everything is still there. hang tight folks.

        • Bookworm Hienrichs Bookworm Hienrichs January 10, 2012

          I certainly hope so… *twitch*twitch*

  6. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 10, 2012

    Yes everything is still here just need to reset permissions in order for it to be seen. Unfortunately that is a job for I think the Archivist (as when I do it it makes the site unusable for an hour). I have sent plenty of e-mails on the issue so hopefully it will be fixed soon.

  7. Breezy Carver Breezy Carver January 10, 2012

    thank YOU !! 

    Not sure why

    1) my event posts just don’t show then all of a sudden show in an odd place :( ..

    but good news  I can Delete !!! :)

    twirlss  .

  8. Mr Tenk Mr Tenk January 10, 2012

    the archive isn’t broke, have you written your wiki article this year?

    • Bookworm Hienrichs Bookworm Hienrichs January 10, 2012

      *nod*nod*  If nothing else, write it up and send it to me, and I’ll post it for ya!

      • Mr Tenk Mr Tenk January 10, 2012

        good heavens. you have been busy in there this week.


        • Bookworm Hienrichs Bookworm Hienrichs January 10, 2012

          Yeah–finally tackling the news archives from July 2010 on back.

          That, then Obolenskidonia, then a few other odds and ends…I’ll be busy for a while. *wry grin*

  9. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 10, 2012

    Wow! Okay finally see what everyone else has been seeing. I didn’t realize the last thing that was showing was from Dec 5th (as I can see everything and nothing changed to me) So this is to defintely reassure you that yes everything is here.

    Also if I don’t hear back from The Archivist today I will try and rebuild the permissions tonight, which means having to turn the site off for a little bit to do so.

    Sorry about all this guys and thanks for all your patience.

  10. Mr Salazar Jack Mr Salazar Jack January 10, 2012

    Looks to me that the Dark Aether is continuing its fall.

  11. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 11, 2012

    seems like the newest update has hidden even more files. they are still here but apparently after the site came back comcast crashed for me. just wanted to post an update.

  12. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 11, 2012

    So I found a small workaround to the permission issue which is to resave everything. It still needs a little work though (like I can’t resave images). If there is anything you would like to see back let me know and I will resave it. at least until we can get it fixed the right way. I did though get the most recent things back up and work on trying to get more of them up.

    • Mr Salazar Jack Mr Salazar Jack January 11, 2012

      Thank you for your dedication and thoroughness.

      • Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 11, 2012

        Trying my hardest to fix what started to be a tiny mistake. Thank you too for being so patient with me :3

    • Bookworm Hienrichs Bookworm Hienrichs January 11, 2012

      Can you somehow restore the poster image for the Air Regatta?  I know someone who’s asking for a copy of that.

      • Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 11, 2012

        I can try. The images aren’t as easy but will see what I can do.

        [edit] Strike that. It’s just as easy. Resaved them so they should be showing now. [/edit]

  13. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 12, 2012

    Sorry for the breaks this morning. Got into a grove of saving and the webserver doesn’t apparently like it.

    I am up to October now so hopefully by the end of today should but fully back to normal.

    • Cadmus Lupindo Cadmus Lupindo January 12, 2012

      We all appreciate your work.
      Thank you.

  14. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 13, 2012

    Okay. Good news, YAY we’re back!

    Bad news had to get rid of the offending module that was somehow causing the issue. So currently our Bug Tracking is not available but it’s not something that really affect the site as a whole.

    I will continue to get permissions in order as quickly as I can (never realize just how much content this site produces in a month) and then will try and figure out what what is causing our current errors.

    Right now for content still back in the beginning of November.

    • Tepic Harlequin Tepic Harlequin January 14, 2012

      so it was the bug tracking module that was causing the bug? i kinda like that! :-) Well done Cyan for getting us back up and running, appreicated :-)

      • Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 14, 2012

        Actually it was a Module called Flag and Flad Friend which were causing the problem. somehow it was interacting with the Project Issue Tracking Module that was messing it up and eventually made me had to remover PIT in order for the site to come bac and completely remove Flag and Flag Friend. All this because I wanted to get the ability to have friend request notifications.

  15. Cyan Rayna Cyan Rayna January 14, 2012

    BAR is updated. Everything should be visable now. If not let me know and I will fix it.

  16. Nathaniel Lorefield Nathaniel Lorefield January 14, 2012

    You sir, deserve a high five!

    You... deserve a high five!

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