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Cybermonkey

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The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« on: 24. December 2017, 10:14:27 »
Since today I can't log in anymore ... I've entered the correct password but the all I got is: "YOUR JOYFUL MEMBERSHIP CREDENTIALS HAVE NOT BEEN IDENTIFIED. PLEASE ENTER YOUR CREDENTIALS OR JOIN OUR JOYFUL COMMUNITY."
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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #1 on: 24. December 2017, 19:02:26 »
Well Cyb
nothing new for me  ;D

ma like je prilično spucan  ;D ;D

it is login (credential) and i try then nothing it looks that admin (walt)
made such a mess with that forum
by the way i have never see such a adds on any forum I visit  >:(

« Last Edit: 24. December 2017, 19:36:40 by Aurel »

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #2 on: 25. December 2017, 00:58:07 »
Hi Cybermonkey,

Forum Pioneer: Walter, THE Joyful Programmer, is at it again with forum updates and experiments.

He put up a warning a day or two ago, but I doubt many saw it. It is possible an experiment went bad, he is changing site name to
http://qb64.thejoyfulprogrammer.com/showthread.php?tid=1195&pid=5661&rndtime=15141382611416121033#pid5661

notice the site name is different, more explanation in link, if you missed it.

I am glad to know I am not the only one not able to Log-in.

Merry Christmas!
« Last Edit: 25. December 2017, 04:35:31 by B+ »

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #3 on: 25. December 2017, 09:13:37 »
Yo Mark
so you cannot login too...
come on man ...his experimenting is really to much if you ask me
myBB by default is slow forum ( yes it is not fast as SMF for example )
then he add to much crap over such a slow software and slow hosting
as result he have junk...yes
by the way i am not very interested for that place
it is too oriented to qb64 which main forum is also - if you ask me pih!

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #4 on: 25. December 2017, 17:04:56 »
Hey Aurel!

That's a pretty legit list of liabilities but don't forget assets:
+ Unlimited posting of attachments including exe's with public access, no membership required to read posts and download.
+ Talk of other PL's encouraged not forbidden or taboo or frowned upon.
+ I think, Walter really believes in hobby programming with learning and participates often in forum, welcoming new members (when they post).

I think QB64 as base PL (flavor of Basic) provides a common ground for members for strong overlapping interests.
For me, QB64 is nice complement to SmallBASIC. (For some reason FreeBasic did not "take", I think I needed a forum like Walter's for shallow end of pool in learning that flavor PL by comparing and contrasting with SB.)

I am finding past posts at forums easier than in my own files, plus it's easier to remember background setting, state of mind when I was creating code with the help of others comments and ideas. Ha, sometimes it's shocking the difference between my memory and what was written.
It is becoming a better backup system than my own monthly thing.

So for final plus:
+ Multi-forum participation provides backup for personal files and documentation (sort of) AND covers the case we loose a forum like BP.org or one goes down like The Joyful Programmer or QB64.net

« Last Edit: 25. December 2017, 17:10:20 by B+ »

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #5 on: 25. December 2017, 17:12:31 »
OK Mark
I agree with you in some things of course
and Walt give us let say nice forum
BUT ...BIG  BUUUUT
why he constanly change something into useless board ?
come on i have myBB forum which is also on free hosting and respond very well:

http://euradioboard.createmybb3.com/

How anyone can participate when admin tend to made every week new changes
what crushing login or DB or god knows what ?
 Iam little bit pissed off about that ..you know?

and if he dont know exacly what he doing then there is a big chance to lost
complete forum.
« Last Edit: 25. December 2017, 17:14:56 by Aurel »

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #6 on: 26. December 2017, 17:44:20 »
OK i FIGured ...what a crap  :P

Walt don't explain very well on qb64net forum how we can login
he complicate as usual ,also complication is in activation email
which i finally figured
so if you whish to login to qb64 edition forum you must
add given link to original link like this :

http://qb64.thejoyfulprogrammer.com/
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given link as activation ( do you see what a complication? )

in my case this:
/member.php?action=resetpassword&uid=1333&code=hWXKf1uX

..and final link to login look like this:

http://qb64.thejoyfulprogrammer.com/member.php?action=resetpassword&uid=1333&code=hWXKf1uX

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #7 on: 28. December 2017, 19:38:52 »
Hm, now login works again.
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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #8 on: 21. July 2018, 13:55:40 »
Congrat Walt
you finally destroy MyBB software.

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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #9 on: 21. July 2018, 14:44:38 »
Another one bites the dust.

Well Aurel, you saw this coming, the forum was Walter's toy to fiddle, with much less care for the posters there despite his words to the contrary.

I probably won't be posting on his next forum if he ever gets done playing around and gets it up and running.

I think money problems has Walter's interests divided. I doubt money could be made off a programming forum no matter the bells and whistles...

How many can just break even?
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Re: The Joyful Programmer's Forum
« Reply #10 on: 21. July 2018, 19:28:54 »
Yes Mark
he toying to much without real knowlege about php forum software
I also doubt about my account on hus new forum if ever be.