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    Posted: 16-Jun-2009 at 03:58
Alternative History has its own subforum on the new Forum, Kevin.

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Btw I'm sorry I didn't think of this earlier,

but do you think it would be possible to give alternate & speculative history it's own section like the kind general, natural and military history have in the new forum, in whatever form that maybe in the new forum? Because I've noticed most other history forums on the net have given alternate & speculative history it's own section.

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Yes Dolphin - capacity. Your hat (or what's under it) isn't that dumb  Wink
We are switching technology as well - from mySQL database to SQL - with infinite capacity, whereas the old is on the very limit of what it can take.
 
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I'm going to put on my dummy hat here for a minute. We are changing forums why? Capacity?
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Only a few days until access to the new forum will be granted to the membership! Very exciting. In order for the new forum to go off with a bang, I encourage you all to get really involved, making new threads, contributing to discussions.etc. You may even want to think up some good topics in advance.

We'll keep you updated.

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Like both Sparten and North mentioned there are a few changes indeed, but good and exciting changes that will stimulate posting a bit more. The move is good for our community, and it will ensure All Empires to be a thriving community as it has been for decades to come.
 
 

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I can reveal the most significant change you will find on the new forum.
 
Like Sparten said, there are some changes to the structure, but the most striking change is that you cannot post in the main forums anymore but only in the subforums.
 
Here is an example.
 
GENERAL HISTORY                     (Category headline)
World History                               (main forum - NO posting here)
  - General Topics                            (subforum - you can post)
  - Archaeology & Anthropology                     (do)
  - Historical Arts and Architecture                 (do)

 
It might be easier to digest if you think of it like a storage cabinet for files.
 
 - THE CATEGORY is the cabinet
 - The Main Forums are drawers in the cabinet
 - The Subforums are the files in the drawers
 - The Threads are the papers in the files
 
 
 


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Originally posted by pinguin pinguin wrote:

I hope the New Forum will kept the secions as they are. In particular, the "History of the Americas" section; my favorite.
Originally posted by pinguin May 7 2009 pinguin May 7 2009 wrote:

I would like to see in the forum sections by topics, like:
The history of science
The history of tecnology
The history of literature
The history of war
The history of music
The history of science fiction and futurism
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Originally posted by Northman Northman wrote:

Originally posted by erkut erkut wrote:

What about the new site's address?
Hello erkut
We are still working on it - so you all will have to wait to to see the new forum on the 18'th. Smile


This all sounds great!

Will we still be able to post tables?  Will the limit on sizes of the tables be increased?  Innumerable times I was working on Top 100 Generals tables and I'd get a mySQL error for overflowing the table size....  (I don't suppose anyone else has ever run across that...)

I do say that the ability to post tables on here has been very, very helpful to me in working on my lists.

Thanks, everyone!
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Originally posted by erkut erkut wrote:

What about the new site's address?
Hello erkut
We are still working on it - so you all will have to wait to to see the new forum on the 18'th. Smile
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What about the new site's address?
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The new forum has a few changes. You will still be familiar with most of the look. Members will need to update some elements of their profiles. We can help you with that.

C.C. a chat sounds like a good idea. We'll see what we can do.
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Originally posted by pinguin pinguin wrote:

I hope the New Forum will kept the secions as they are. In particular, the "History of the Americas" section; my favorite.
We have tinkered a bit with the structure, we have always done that. But the focus on history will remain divided as always by region and timeperiod.
 
 
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Sounds good the change seems like a great idea. 
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No. But you will be able to access this archive/ and copy/paste from the relevant thread - or link to it. 

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Will the threads in this forum be directly searchable from the new one?

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Don't worry Balaam, it is possible to transfer post counts Smile

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Ah damn it took me long enough to get this post count and now I'm gonna have to start all over, but other than that this new forum sounds exciting.
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why don't we put in a chat box or an IRC channel?
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I hope the New Forum will kept the secions as they are. In particular, the "History of the Americas" section; my favorite.
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