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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #360 on: December 08, 2016, 08:59:11 PM »
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #361 on: December 21, 2016, 08:01:22 AM »
Here is my account, new member too: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/57117560-s-k-inkslinger


Wheww, after spending like 3 days, I had finally finished adding all of you guys here. What a list!

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #362 on: January 10, 2017, 04:52:29 PM »
Can't believe it took me this long to get my Goodreads account out there.

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #363 on: January 10, 2017, 06:57:09 PM »
There's a pinned Master List with our members and their Goodreads accounts. However, I can't edit it despite being the creator of the thread. Something that maybe the forum updates solved, but would still need input from @Arry (I was sending names to her by PM to get them added).

You'll all need to wait until she returns but can check that thread to add our members meanwhile.
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #364 on: January 10, 2017, 07:26:17 PM »
There's a pinned Master List with our members and their Goodreads accounts. However, I can't edit it despite being the creator of the thread. Something that maybe the forum updates solved, but would still need input from @Arry (I was sending names to her by PM to get them added).

You'll all need to wait until she returns but can check that thread to add our members meanwhile.
Send them to the both of us and the one who has first time does it. ;)
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #365 on: January 10, 2017, 07:28:13 PM »
There's a pinned Master List with our members and their Goodreads accounts. However, I can't edit it despite being the creator of the thread. Something that maybe the forum updates solved, but would still need input from @Arry (I was sending names to her by PM to get them added).

You'll all need to wait until she returns but can check that thread to add our members meanwhile.
Send them to the both of us and the one who has first time does it. ;)

It's the three on this page, stevenpoore, inkslinger and lordoftheword. See if you can get me permission or something to edit the master list page too  :P
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #366 on: January 10, 2017, 08:25:06 PM »
See if you can get me permission or something to edit the master list page too  :P
Two possibilities:
1. unlock the topic and you can edit the post
2. make you a mod for the General Discussion Subboard

I can do both but don't think it's my place to grant modding powers and giving you those just for one purpose seems to be a bit over the top (I'm not saying you are unfit for modding in general, mind).
There probably is a reason why the master list is locked and that is that we don't want people to post in that topic to keep it clearly. I could reopen it and then delete every post somebody makes there (and if the post contains a goodreads account add it) to solve this. Thoughts?
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #367 on: January 10, 2017, 08:38:57 PM »
I remember Arry saying that I should be able to edit that list because I was the "topic creator", even if it was locked and pinned.

But thinking now, I actually didn't create a topic, that list was a post on this very thread and she cut it from here and pinned it as a thread, so maybe that's the cause for me being unable to edit, since the "original creator" of the whole thread was not me.

I wonder if I create a topic from zero with the list would solve it. Should I create a new topic to test this theory?
Or just simply have people wait for a mod to add them eventually.
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #368 on: January 10, 2017, 08:44:20 PM »
I wonder if I create a topic from zero with the list would solve it. Should I create a new topic to test this theory?
Yes. :) Going to bed now, though...
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #369 on: January 10, 2017, 09:51:37 PM »
If it helps, I know that even though I can modify posts in the Writing Contest section, if a thread is locked I must unlock it first (otherwise the 'modify' button doesn't even appear)

Edit: oh, I just checked: even if you started the thread, you can't lock it. So if it's locked, it was done by a mod, and a mod must unlock it before you update the post (and then lock it back again).
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #370 on: January 11, 2017, 12:26:24 PM »
If it helps, I know that even though I can modify posts in the Writing Contest section, if a thread is locked I must unlock it first (otherwise the 'modify' button doesn't even appear)

Edit: oh, I just checked: even if you started the thread, you can't lock it. So if it's locked, it was done by a mod, and a mod must unlock it before you update the post (and then lock it back again).

Yea, it doesn't work. It's fine, though, we will just eventually put new names there, it's not like the world is gonna end if someone doesn't enter the list right away  ::)
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #371 on: January 15, 2017, 11:36:57 AM »
I remember Arry saying that I should be able to edit that list because I was the "topic creator", even if it was locked and pinned.

But thinking now, I actually didn't create a topic, that list was a post on this very thread and she cut it from here and pinned it as a thread, so maybe that's the cause for me being unable to edit, since the "original creator" of the whole thread was not me.

I wonder if I create a topic from zero with the list would solve it. Should I create a new topic to test this theory?
Or just simply have people wait for a mod to add them eventually.

I had hoped it would work, didn't know for sure if it would. What we could do, is maybe unlock it, but remove any comments that get made. It might actually be a quicker way to maintain the list if people reply to it with their info, it gets added to the top. After you've updated you can send @xiagan and myself a message or report the posts and we can clean them out.

That way we can try to keep it clean like it is, as opposed to the pages and pages of replies the other one has. We could also lock and unsticky the other one and add notes/links to the first and last post redirecting to the new one. If we went this route, we would have to clearly state comments would be removed (something we don't normally do here)

Any opinions on this idea? We normally don't remove comments, so this is a departure. Since the thread's purpose is to let people connect on goodreads rather than discussion, maybe it's ok? It's not a route I would want to go without support of the members. It would prevent any side comments about people's accounts as well. Perhaps we don't lock the other one for that reason? Or just create a new one? Or maybe I'm over complicating it?

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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #372 on: February 08, 2017, 02:22:27 PM »
Re-reading has been added to Goodreads! @Lady_Ty , @cupiscent, @Peat

I remember we talked about this on the Year in Books thread and tricks to do it, but now it's official.

https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/817-rereading-is-here-let-s-say-it-again-rereading-is-here
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #373 on: February 08, 2017, 04:18:34 PM »
Re-reading has been added to Goodreads! @Lady_Ty , @cupiscent, @Peat

I remember we talked about this on the Year in Books thread and tricks to do it, but now it's official.

https://www.goodreads.com/blog/show/817-rereading-is-here-let-s-say-it-again-rereading-is-here

Excellent! :)
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Re: Goodreads
« Reply #374 on: February 08, 2017, 08:24:45 PM »
I am pretty pleased about that. Just when I'm contemplating a re-read of Maggie Stiefvater's Raven Cycle as well.