The New OGFB WebSite Goes Live

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The New OGFB WebSite Goes Live

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All be it a bit early, this website went live today and hopefully the existing members will like the look and feel of the new website, I know that some of the features will be different from the old software but I expect that the members will soon become accustomed to them.

I haven't had much time to fully test this website yet so I am expecting one or two bugs to be lurking in the software, If you come across any, please report them in the website -> Bug Reporting forum.

There are still a lot of changes, new additional features etc. that I wish to do, so with that in mind, the site will evolve over time.

I'm hoping that you find this new site to your liking, having worked with it now for a week or two, I'm quite impressed with what it offers.

The old site ran for 8 Years and was well past it's sell by date, this new site should easily run another 8 years and maybe a bit more.

Here's wishing you all well

Any Questions then please post them in the relevant topics
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Well, they let me in! Looking forward to helping to rebuild the topic list. Thanks Doc for all the hard work. No doubt there will be glitches but we will soon get used to it.
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Hi, I'm here - eventually. Welcome back everyone and thanks Doc for all your hard work.

I'm going to make a donation and I suggest all members to the same. Nolic
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Cheers folks, I'm busy knocking off the bugs and believe me there is quite a few of them, but i'm getting there.

Don't forget to update your profiles in your User Control Panel (Top menu on the right) just below where it says Portal
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Made it. ;)
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It is good to be back, thanks Doc. This is the second time I have tried to post, hope it works this time!
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Many thanks Doc for al lof your hard work, There was a hole in the world and you have fixed it, filled it in and I am sure that it will not be long before it becomes a memory. Again, Thank You.
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Well done 8-)
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I'm here. If anyone knows where I might find my dancing a jig witch please speak up cos I can't find it :cry: . Sorry if I have put this message elsewhere but I am just wandering about and getting lost at the moment. AND, am I going to have to learn a load of new games, just when I had got the hang of some of the others
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Gloria
Your need to go to your user control panel (Top Left Under Portal->Board Index)
go to your profile
edit avatar
Open Avatars
And if I remember rightly your dancing witch is right down near the bottom of that page, its a big page and may take some time to fully load, but it is in there I remeber seeing it, I copied all the avatars from the old site over to this one.
Hope this helps
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Thankyou Doc, will do.
PS have added to the coffers.
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Yeaaaa, done it---I feel more at home now.
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Thank God you're back .... I have been suffering from withdrawl symptoms all weekend. Had to go and sulk at the local pub! Love the new look tho' Well done Doc! FMK
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Great work Doc! Lovely pictures too, and a more `modern' feel to the site's design. (I wonder if he mended that little leak in the bottom left hand corner where the rain kept getting in?) Now I can stop taking the dried frog pills and get back to my OG addiction instead.
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I too have come through the mist and have re-birthed myself.
Even had to cut my own cord. Anyone need to borrow my rusty knife?
(think I have all my bits but I am still checking)
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Hi everyone, gosh it is different isn't it. Thanks heaps Doc, well done. Still trying to get my avatar organised, I've found my avatar in the display gallery but can't get it into my profile, I've clicked left and right, double clicked, nothing happens. Haven't found anything that says Open Avatar. ??
I know I'm in my own little world, but it's OK... they know me here. :)
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Click on your Avatar, then scroll to the bottom of the page ( just keep on going down), then press the button at the bottom.
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Site looks good Doc thanks for all your hard work, I will be able to keep up with events back home while I am over in Oz, beautiful day in Launceston today.
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Just a gentle reminder for those that have not yet done so...... DONATIONS TO DOC FOR THE RUNNING OF THE SITE NEEDED. Nolic
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OK - finally got here.
Well done Doc - the site is looking good.
I expect there’ll be quite a few glitches but I’m sure they’ll get fixed.
Have we totally lost the old site? I know it’s archived but what I mean is, are all the old posts in the Forum no longer accessible to comment on?
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(I am dying to know how your pooch is, Cally. Hope she has come good.)
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Same here Maz, how is Gracie doing?
I have found my original avatar online, but the site doesn't like it because it is too big. I have managed to reduce it in size to 75x90, but the file is still too big at about 10kb. Is there any way of getting her back please? I feel a bit lost without her.
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Wendy if you email it to me, I'll sort it for you
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Avatar now sized and loaded, donation made, ready to go! My avatar was far too big in kilobytes so I made it small but it was still way too big. I looked at other people's avatars and saw they were .gif files whereas mine was .jpg. So I saved mine again as a .gif and it dropped to about 4 Kb which comes inside the limit.
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Thanks Doc, have emailed you a link.
Later on....That's much better...I'm feeling more at home already!!
Many thanks for sorting it out for me Doc.
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