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Old 10-17-2018, 07:48 PM
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So when I go to a thread that I've read before, I immediately scroll to the bottom, then scroll up a bit to find the last place I read. This is totally broken on pages that do dynamic "infinite scroll" (because there is no bottom) and thus I wind up having to scroll through from the top instead. That's way less efficient.
On desktop, the down arrow to the left of the thread title jumps to the first unread post. This should still work on infinite scroll.

On mobile, clicking on the "red dot word bubble" on the right jumps to the first unread post in a thread:


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I will say that the feature to jump pages while scrolling is very cool.
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Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:50 PM
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Also, related threads and/or infinite scroll can be turned off. Post #43 for direct link, in User Options.
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Old 10-17-2018, 07:59 PM
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It just pains me to see engineering time being spent developing features which make the user experience worse and will be turned off by those patient enough to figure out how to do so.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:12 PM
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Yes to this. At least I finally got the damn related threads crap turned off on the forums I am on that have it. If you want to add new stuff great, but don't cram it down our throats. Why not make it so the default is off? Then those who want it can turn it on and deal with the resulting loss of brain matter.
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:22 PM
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The greatest flaw of infinite scroll, and moreso with related threads, is that new users won't realize that they are posting in the wrong thread. They should be off by default, or better yet, just not exist as options at all.
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Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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Old 10-17-2018, 08:31 PM
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Originally Posted by IB Nolan View Post
On desktop, the down arrow to the left of the thread title jumps to the first unread post. This should still work on infinite scroll.
Cool, I didn't know that existed. You might want to make that more obvious -- even after reading this it took me a minute to figure out what you were talking about. It's tiny and it looks more like a "+" than a down arrow.

Even so, I still don't see the point to infinite scroll. It's a solution in search of a problem.

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Originally Posted by Savington View Post
The greatest flaw of infinite scroll, and moreso with related threads, is that new users won't realize that they are posting in the wrong thread.
New users? Hell, I did that myself earlier today. Hit "PgDn" a few times to get to the "Quick Reply" window and wound up posting in some random thread about Honda stuff.
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That goddamn "related" thread about some teal Honda... For ****'s sake. I know IB has turned back on related threads right away when I see the pic of that car pop up. The stupid *** algorithm thinks a thread about a completely different car is related to every thread on this forum. Not only is the feature super annoying, it's also totally broken.

look eerily familiar?


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admin it looks like nobody likes the changes
be the man and just revert them
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Problem with the mobile site. When I scroll in one direction then scroll in the other, it doesn't move in the new direction. I have to lift my finger and try scrolling again.

It's really ******* annoying.

Does this **** not get tested in the real world?
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Originally Posted by codrus View Post
So when I go to a thread that I've read before, I immediately scroll to the bottom, then scroll up a bit to find the last place I read. This is totally broken on pages that do dynamic "infinite scroll" (because there is no bottom) and thus I wind up having to scroll through from the top instead. That's way less efficient.
Have you not been using the "view first unread" link this whole time? On mobile and/or desktop?
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Hahahaha that stupid honda thread is "related" to both my ls3 build and my beater thread....wut.

Also, the site is slow as **** for me now. Pictures didn't take any time to load in the past, now I get fuzzy *** pictures for a few seconds before getting them.
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Old 10-18-2018, 11:25 AM
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Originally Posted by y8s View Post
Have you not been using the "view first unread" link this whole time? On mobile and/or desktop?
Never knew it existed until now. Desktop -- the mobile app is really cumbersome so I never use it.

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HOLY **** AND I CANT EVEN USE BRIGHT RED TO DISPLAY MY ANGER?!!?!

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Old 10-18-2018, 12:21 PM
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You dumb ************* had better fix the prop system so I don't have to load a bumper page and then re-load the thread every time I want to downvote a post explaining another one of your shitty ideas.
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Basically I've come over to the camp of "If something is a reliability problem on the track, just ask Andrew and do what he says".
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Props working fine on my end. Have you tried consulting your pro props developer?
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They must have fixed it, downvoting your post worked just fine bae :-*
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