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50 posts per page?

I just changed it to show 50 posts per page instead of 15 like it always was. Is this good or bad?

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Re: 50 posts per page?

15 is too little, 50 is too much. Change it to 25 or 30 or something
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IT'S HORRIBLE

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Personally, I don't like it.

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too...many...posts...

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Re: 50 posts per page?

BaronVonStrangle Wrote:15 is too little, 50 is too much. Change it to 25
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Hmm, yes 50 does seem a bit excessive. Changed it to 30, how's that?

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Feels weird to scroll so much. It was easier to keep track of certain posts were within a thread when condensed into pages more frequently. Maybe I just don't like change MAYBE WE SHUD BRING BACK DA KAISER

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Get the fuck out
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Seriously though. Why don't you add an option in the control panel like ebay has. So You can choose the number of posts per page according to personal taste.
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Re: 50 posts per page?

Thought Criminal Wrote:Seriously though. Why don't you add an option in the control panel like ebay has. So You can choose the number of posts per page according to personal taste.

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Thought Criminal Wrote:Seriously though. Why don't you add an option in the control panel like ebay has. So You can choose the number of posts per page according to personal taste.
I agree with this

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Because phpBB is coded by incompetent monkeys and I have been clamouring for the porting to a better system for ages now but *shrug*.

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Thought Criminal Wrote:Seriously though. Why don't you add an option in the control panel like ebay has. So You can choose the number of posts per page according to personal taste.
Can't be arsed to code.

Quote:Because phpBB is coded by incompetent monkeys and I have been clamouring for the porting to a better system for ages now but *shrug*.
See above. Would also involve the porting of many custom made thingies I have already made.

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Personally, I think it's too much. Twenty or twenty-five would work better.

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I like it.

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Well personally 15 has been feeling like waaay to little for a long time now, always having to click 'next' and shit... 30 seems fine to me for now... 50 was indeed a bit much.

If loads of people think 30 is too much then I guess I'll lower it to 25. But I don't think 20 is much of an upgrade from 15, tbh...

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I like 25 but I can live with 30.



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This blows. Bring back 15 per page. To much scrolling.
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Thought Criminal Wrote:This blows. Bring back 15 per page. To much scrolling.
With 15 per page I felt there was too much clicking to the next page.

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:troll:

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The Desert Fox Wrote:
Thought Criminal Wrote:This blows. Bring back 15 per page. To much scrolling.
With 15 per page I felt there was too much clicking to the next page.
Same here. That's why I changed it.

What I could do though, is put the "Next Page" kind of stuff at the top of the thread as well. Actually, fuck it... you know the "Home" and "End" keys on your keyboard? Try 'em. :troll:

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Or maybe make the number of posts per page an option in the UCP? 15, 20, and 30?

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If the option was there, I'd have used it. It isn't there.

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Holyshit! That's what those things do!
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What things where?

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I'm assuming "Home" and "End" lol.

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Aaaaah. Laugh

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