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Welcome to XDA🤗
Take at least a month to observe and learn how a forum functions. Play with it... most answers find you if you're patient.
"Your search, XDA", use Google search...
Thx for the input. U r right, I don't know how a forum works but I'm trying to learn. Adguard keeps getting disabled and sending me notifications it's due to my battery settings although I follow their instructions to the T. The next step in their support is XDA so here I am. What do u mean by "Your search, XDA, use Google search??
 

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Why do accounts that have been disabled, not show as disabled in conversations?
Here is a screenshot from a disabled account, but shows as a new member.
Even though the account has been disabled for hours.
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Why do accounts that have been banned, not show as banned in conversations?
Here is a screenshot from a banned account, but shows as a new member.
Even though the account has been banned for hours.
View attachment 5373789
View attachment 5373791
View attachment 5373793
I tested myself and banned accounts show as banned in convo too.
The title of a banned member is not modified under XenForo, this is a difference from vBulletin where the title was automatically changed to "account currently disabled" IIRC.
The username is crossed out under XF for a banned account.
Edit: but maybe you don't see it as crossed out you as a non-mod?
Example:
Screenshot_20210730-000851.jpg
 
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I tested myself and banned accounts show as banned in convo too.
The title of a banned member is not modified under XenForo, this is a difference from vBulletin where the title was automatically changed to "account currently disabled" IIRC.
The username is crossed out under XF for a banned account.
Edit: but maybe you don't see it as crossed out you as a non-mod?
Example:
View attachment 5373801
They do not show as crossed out, in conversations for me.
This is not a one off either, this has happened several times.
 

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While Not being able to tell if a spammer has been banned already is annoying.
It's easy enough to just click on the profile and see the "profile is not available" error,
and make the conclusion that the account had been banned.
So, if this is not an easy fix, it's not a big problem for me.
I only get a couple of spam messages a week.
 

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I only get a couple of spam messages a week.
You get spam PMs? Wow.
They never trouble me... if they do I show them wuv🤣
Gotten one or two maybe.

That may change though as I've been dressed down by a mod being too to rude to spamers.
Yes breaking forum rules by leaning on a fat keto spamer, the irony.
So now I'm woke🤣
I wouldn't do anything now to offend them... especially rat them out🤭
With proper social counseling I will help turn them into productive members here.
This is in conjunction with my flying pigs project.
 

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OK, seeing your screenshots, now understand, the issue is about the xda app. Maybe try the site with a browser and banned members will appear as crossed out even in convos?
So you would have to report this issue in the xda app section 😊

Edit: hmmm I checked again your previous screenshot... or is it happening on both (the app AND the site versions) for you?
Same in all versions
 

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Why do accounts that have been banned, not show as banned in conversations?
Here is a screenshot from a banned account, but shows as a new member.
Even though the account has been banned for hours.
View attachment 5373789
View attachment 5373791
View attachment 5373793

I tested myself and banned accounts show as banned in convo too.
The title of a banned member is not modified under XenForo, this is a difference from vBulletin where the title was automatically changed to "account currently disabled" IIRC.
The username is crossed out under XF for a banned account.
Edit: but maybe you don't see it as crossed out you as a non-mod?
Example:
View attachment 5373801

OK so MikeChannon helped us on this topic, he modified something in admin cp and now all new banned accounts will show their title as '"Account currently disabled", just like it was the case under vBulletin. But they should not be shown with their username crossed out for non-moderators (only mods seem to be able to see the crossed out thingie for some reason)

Example from a web browser:
Screenshot_20210731-082636__01.jpg

Example from the xda app, when we tap on the username:
Screenshot_20210731-082726__01__01.jpg

Tho it won't do it retrospectively for those banned between January and yesterday.

Thanks @sd_shadow for having brought this here! That helped!
 

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You get spam PMs? Wow.
They never trouble me... if they do I show them wuv🤣
Gotten one or two maybe...
Sorry I missed this quote.

Every new member that has joined since the end of March 2021
Has received an automated "Welcome to XDA!" message from me.
That message includes an offer to help with navigating the site or other questions they may have.
The "RC Welcome Committee" gets 15-30 replies every day.
 

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Sorry I missed this quote.

Every new member that has joined since the end of March 2021
Has received an automated "Welcome to XDA!" message from me.
That message includes an offer to help with navigating the site or other questions they may have.
The "RC Welcome Committee" gets 15-30 replies every day.
That's cuddle spam🤣

What irritates me is when new members send PMs with questions on their first day rather than use the forum.
Rather rude and inappropriate... and I can be so neglectful.
 

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Hello, I hope you all are fine...
I created a new thread and wanted to add a poll but there is no poll option anymore?
Was the design updated to remove Polls?
"Create poll" should be under "More options" next to "Search This thread"
Screenshot 2021-08-22 190346.jpg

Edit: It seems in some forums this feature is not available.
Screenshot 2021-08-22 191026.jpg
 
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    My bad for not explaining

    When i search for Android 11 , I am looking for every thread with Android 11 in title.
    The search will show the threads with Android 11 in name but also show a huge index of very thread with Android 11 included (Threads in which some user typed Android 11) while this is a feature but most of the time i am not looking for that and am bombarded with unnecessary results.

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    You should try Advanced search function:

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    2.Choose Advanced
    3.Choose search threads tab
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    5.Tick Search titles only
    6.And if you don't want too see threads containing "Android 11" TAGS as search results (or other variants like Android-11 or similar) type them in the "Without Tags" field.

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    Hi,

    You should try Advanced search function:

    1.Search bar > more options button (gear icon)
    2.Choose Advanced
    3.Choose search threads tab
    4.Type android 11 in the main search field
    5.Tick Search titles only
    6.And if you don't want too see threads containing "Android 11" TAGS as search results (or other variants like Android-11 or similar) type them in the "Without Tags" field.

    See my screenshots here below:

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    Oh, Never saw that option. Thanks
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    Yes, it's a "Trans" forum. It can compete in the forum olympics as a device because it identifies as a "device" despite not packing any internal or external device characteristics from birth.

    This is in accordance with our more tolerant ways of thinking these days.
    We have moved beyond HTC exclusivity and we are now LGHTC+

    We've also sucked the chocolate off the chocolate coated nuts making us just plain nuts, but crazy as we are, we're not so deluded as to keep XDA Assist as a device
    .... so I've cancelled its device membership.

    Mike
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    I figured since we turned this forum into a Questions forum with up and down voting for each answer, I'd ask:

    How can we make the XDA forums better?


    No answer is too outlandish...be creative. We're listening!

    Maybe you think we have too many ads, or maybe you think search totally sucks. Perhaps you want more theme options, or you want more ways to learn development. Whatever your idea is, we want to hear it! :)
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    "How we can make XDA better??"
    IMHO by starting to ged rid of all users/posters that only "post for the posting" and also all the "off topic posts" within threads. There is a lot of rivalry going around on XDA, which was a friendly and familiar site years ago. At this very moment, just as in real life unfortunately, there is a small bunch of "users/members" who with their behaviour spoils it for all the other "rule abiding" members. How can we solve that? I would be very willing in helping to solve this problem, kindest regards kuzibri
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    I got you completely mate.
    And if any member does not comply wirh our rules, you can help XDA by reporting.
    Cheers.
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    Help dissuade spammers as well.
    Those with a sincere interest would suck up the wait...
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    Its up to us active respected members to keep up this vibe.
    I got you completely mate.
    And if any member does not comply wirh our rules, you can help XDA by reporting.
    Cheers.
    How about a trophy for who dimes out the most?

    A sterile site is a dead site. People post because they enjoy it. Friendly and not so friendly banter are part of a thriving forum.
    There's the ignore button which works quite well...