New Thingy At Top Of Front Page

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  1. Shrink macrumors demi-god

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    Whatever that new gizmo at the top of the front page is called...pretty snazzy!

    Nice one, Arn.:D
     
  2. ConCat macrumors 6502a

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    Isn't the coder Doctor Q? I agree though. Really neat!
     
  3. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    I asked about that in the back room to one of the admins and I had the same name for it too! "Thingy" LOL.

    I like it too.
     
  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Gizmo... Thingy.... Always with the hyper-technical jargon! You gotta remember some of us aren't advanced enough to understand whatchamacallits or thingamajigs. Speak English! :D

    It is quite nice, whatever it's called! I'm gonna guess "carousel"
     
  5. ConCat macrumors 6502a

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    Okay, here's a name for it: Top-stories bar
     

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  6. Shrink thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Sorry if complimented the wrong person.

    Nice one, Doctor Q!:D

    Arn, forget the compliment!

    I wish you newbies would try to keep up with the current nomenclature!:eek:
     
  7. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    It wasn't Doctor Q...our quiet behind-the-scenes developers worked with arn to get it done. :)

    And if you haven't noticed, it's collapsible down to just the headlines for those who want to reduce the vertical space it takes up.
     
  8. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Strike one. :D
    Strike two. (you may need your bolts tightened!) (Shrink, not WC!) :D

    Definitely helpful! I've noticed it doesn't show at all on the iPhone.
     
  9. ConCat macrumors 6502a

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    Oh, my apologies then. Thank you quiet behind-the-scenes devs! I'll instantiate a class just for you guys. :)
     
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  11. Shrink thread starter macrumors demi-god

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    Touché!

    As far as tightening my bolts...that train has left the station.

    OK, one more try!!!

    Nice job...whoever did the new thingy!!:p

    (I'm safe going generic, I hope!:eek:)
     
  12. jav6454 macrumors G5

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    Doesn't work for me...
     
  13. arn macrumors god

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    click on the downward arrow on the top right.

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  14. jav6454 macrumors G5

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    I did, it doesn't do anything. It does highlight in blue the arrow image.
     
  15. arn macrumors god

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    Which browser? Javascript on?

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  16. jav6454 macrumors G5

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    Safari, everything is running and updated.
     
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    Hmm. I don't have much else to ask. Does it work on other browsers? I'm on 10.8 / Safari 6.0.2 / Latest version, and it works for me.

    Any extensions? Anyone else with this problem?

    arn
     
  18. justperry macrumors 604

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    ^^Thingygate:p

    It does work here.

    Safari Version 6.0.2 (8536.26.17) 10.8.2
     
  19. jav6454 macrumors G5

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    Works on Chrome, but not Safari, which is why it baffles me. 10.8.2 and Safari is Version 6.0.2 (8536.26.17)

    Extensions, just two and they are not even related to ads. One is for a site called Cuevana and the other is for Weather.com
     
  20. Comeagain? macrumors 68020

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    The arrow does not change its orientation when you collapse/expand the section. If you care, it's slightly annoying. (Yea, I'm weird)

    What is the criteria for a "Top Post"?
     
  21. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    Odd problem some of you are experiencing. I use Chrome primarily and it works. I just tried Safari with no extensions and it also worked for me.
     
  22. Mr. McMac macrumors 68030

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    I'm not seeing a Thingy thing? I'm using Chrome. Can someone post a screenshot so I know what I'm supposed to see?
     
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  24. Mr. McMac macrumors 68030

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    Oh, ok! Thanks!! lol! I've seen it already, just didn't know it was called a thingy :)

    BTW, I normally check out the forum spy page. When did they start using the thingy?
     
  25. SandboxGeneral Moderator

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    It was added yesterday.
     

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