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LaMonster...

I hate to say this :oops: but to me the new board sucks. Its hard to navigate. I don't understand it. I'm not doing very well at finding replies. People are still putting JOD and crap to the wrong board. I prefer the old way, one could see all answers at once and skip the ones that didn't interest them. This isolates people into single little boxes and doesn't seem like a community. What are all the little boxes at the top of 'Post a New Topic' page...who needs it. Too hard..too complicated. :?

I, for one, will probably visit less and less. We're going to lose tons of people.

Old dog trying to learn new tricks and not doing too well,
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Hey Bugleboy, hope you see this

I found this last night and was kind of put off at first. Luckily I had a couple of hours to look around and it started making sense. I'd give it a try for a while and see if it gets easier. I'm an old dog too and my learning curve isn't very steep but there's a lot to like the more you get used to it.
 

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Hang in here for awhile BugleBoy. You'll get used to it. As for posts in the wrong board just give people a little time to get it figured out. It may take them awhile to remember that LaMont has a soap box for us.

Any new board can take a little bit to figure out, but once you do I think you'll like it.

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Hang in there & play with the features. This format is much more functional and user friendly than the old one. I think once you get used to it, you'll agree...

If not, then I guess we'll miss ya :(
 
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That's OK Rick so you posted your joke on the wrong board - just for that I won't laugh. :lol:

Once we get used to the board we will love it - one must overcome the resistance to change.
 

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That's OK Rick so you posted your joke on the wrong board - just for that I won't laugh. :lol:

Once we get used to the board we will love it - one must overcome the resistance to change.
Storm, Your reply should have been posted on the soapbox board because it didn't include the word "motorcycle." :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Mine, however, does include the word "motorcycle" twice and is, thus, qualified for this board. :D :D :D :D
 

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I dont know what message I am replying to

but I wanted to reply to who ever apologized for posting the JOD on the general board. I thought the word GENERAL meant everything. :roll:

Also, I don't know how to offer a reply to a single message in a thread of messages like I used to be able to do.
 

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I liked the old board format with frames simply because of my slow dial-up at home. It saved clicking backc and forth waiting for pages to load, but you can't have everything... so they say :)
 

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New board

Liked the message list on the left hand side that did not require clicking back and forth between the list and the message.
 
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I liked the old version also

but when faced with the desire of many members to be able to view older posts and to be able to create a tech library this was the only sensible answer. The messages on this board should be here forever which will make this a greater resource for everybody. The old board was limited in its ability to archive anything without a lot of human intervention.
 

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When people get used to this most will like it just fine.
The old board served us well and had some advantages, but this one is much better over all.

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Stick with this guys. After awhile it will make sense and you will be able to navigate. And finally, us slow dial up people this is a dream..... Joy
 
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