ANNOUNCEMENT: New Forum Software Coming to GlockTalk.com

Discussion in 'Announcements & Support' started by GTAdmin, Oct 26, 2020.

  1. seanmac45

    seanmac45 CLM

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    This is the EXACT same message they put up on the 1911 Forum just before they changed over to a new format that sucks.

    Must be the same owners.

    I predict forum suck in the future.
     
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  3. 'Ol Grandad

    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    Of course, because that's what brings 'em back right? Get a brain.
     
  4. HanKill

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    What?
     
  5. NAZG26

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    If it is the same software as on 1911 forum I can't even go there anymore.

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    If anyone thinks they can build a better site then have at it. Otherwise, at least give them a chance. Everything you get on GT and they don’t charge you cheap [email protected] one penny for it. Give them a chance and if it doesn’t work, then go find a new site.
     
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  7. 'Ol Grandad

    'Ol Grandad Director of civil unrest

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    Go ahead, reread it a couple of times and you might get it. Or are you just kidding around?
     
  8. Gfive45

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    If it's the one many other forums have gone to it really sucks. Not a little a lot.

    Sent from my SM-T510 using Tapatalk
     
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  10. Maccabeus

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    I think I heard about this just before seeing this thread when I finished watching The Social Dilemma on Netflix tonight. The new software should help bump up our time on page and increase revenues.
     
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    I hope not. I won't even go to the 1911 forum anymore or another that uses the same style.
     
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    Back around 2013 they did some kind of upgrade and they lost my account. I had to start over. I'm not expecting a smooth transition.
     
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    FFCars.com is a forum about Factory Five Cars. I have been there since 2003. It was also bought out by Vertical Scope, and was later given a new format a couple of years ago.

    Now, it is a ghost town.

    I do hope that maybe they have learned something to make this episode go smoother, but ....
     
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    I like everything about the layout and function of this site. It's not always perfect, but no forum is. This site by far has the best media uploader of any site I've been on.

    Any drastic changes won't go over well. I've seen it kill forums too many times.
     
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    Yeah people have left the others i go to that went to the new software for good. It is Really bad.

    Sent from my SM-T510 using Tapatalk
     
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  16. Maccabeus

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    +1

    I absolutely agree. GT is my go-to site for diversity of topics, volume of traffic, and ease of use.

    I carry and shoot my Sigs more, but SigTalk just feels dull.

    I own more S&Ws, but Smith-wesson forum, while full of good firearm info, has a horrible interface.

    I didn't even own Glocks when I first signed up here, but GT has remained my favorite.

    The odds of this change bringing improvement are low.
     
  17. Glock&Spiel

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    GT's Uploader is the best on ANY other site I frequently visited in the past. I'm relatively new here (haven't even made my "political posting bones" yet), but the upload "freedom" was the first thing that prompted me sign-up!
    Progress can be a double-edged gladius. The Roman empire did outlast the sanity of it's sysops, but not for very long.
     
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    The format sucks is hard to move around and is even worse on mobile devices. I haven't been back since 1911addicts it is for me.

    Sadly if they do it here, it will kill this site too.
     
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  19. clancy

    clancy Oh, for a muse of fire

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    I just checked out 1911 Forum, I was a member a few years ago but stopped going there. The new format there sucks.
     
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  20. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    It was necessary to destroy the village in order to save it.
     
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