Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date


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Post Tuesday, 20th December 2011, 19:32

Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

I noticed that some of the posts in the forums aren't showing the date they were posted in the upper right. Further examination revealed that the posts exhibiting this behavior are ones that the poster has been thanked for. Any chance of getting this fixed?
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Post Tuesday, 20th December 2011, 20:59

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

Thanks for pinpointing this. I have thought I was going mad looking for a way to link directly to a post before, because sometimes it just isn't there.

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Post Tuesday, 20th December 2011, 21:23

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

Yep, it's gone. Not on the OP, though.
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Post Thursday, 26th July 2012, 17:14

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

No admin cares about this? :P
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Post Thursday, 26th July 2012, 21:05

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

pratamawirya wrote:No admin cares about this? :P

I do, it's annoying. I've looked into it a bit but couldn't find a fix. Can you?
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Post Thursday, 26th July 2012, 21:20

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

I haven't installed or ran phpbb in 10 years, so I don't know any details, but:

What version of PHPBB is the forum running?

Is the thanks feature part of vanilla PHPBB, or is it added with a mod like this one? If it's a mod, is the latest version installed?
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Post Thursday, 26th July 2012, 22:42

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

I have admin rights, but I haven't installed the thing nor have any experience with phpbb.
It's 3.0.8, and I think thanks is a mod. In the ACP, it's in listed in the .MODS tab. MOD version is empty in the Thanks setting page. I could try updating it.
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Post Friday, 27th July 2012, 00:23

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

I think Napkin was the one who installed or activated the Thanks function.
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Post Friday, 27th July 2012, 18:24

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

galehar wrote:I have admin rights ... I could try updating it.


And no one heard from galehar ever again.
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Post Friday, 27th July 2012, 18:39

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

If you're messing about with it, one other minor quirk that I've been wondering about is the "rating %'" that gets applied to thanks. I'm not sure what value it adds, but for some reason the value was initially high (maybe 15-20%) and has apparently asymptotically converged on some limit near 3%. If there's an option to either make it a fixed value, or to turn off the display, I think those would both be improvements.

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Post Friday, 27th July 2012, 19:23

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

I suppose it could also be that the theme lacks something needed to show the date and direct link for thanked posts.
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Post Friday, 27th July 2012, 22:50

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

XuaXua wrote:
galehar wrote:I have admin rights ... I could try updating it.


And no one heard from galehar ever again.

Turns out I need even more rights to update the mod or other fancy stuff. I have access to the ACP (Administrative Control Panel), but I don't have the rights to mess with the files on the server. So, I guess you'll have to bug Napkin. Also, I won't be around much for the next 3 weeks.
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Post Saturday, 28th July 2012, 03:58

Re: Forum bug - Posts with thanks don't show date

Dunn dunn dunnnnnnnnnnnnnnn.
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