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Old 02-09-2010, 09:05 PM   #501
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Yes, but the only way to get those notifications is through email, which is a hassle for people who don't check their UG emails for various reasons.



I would, but due to spam and multiple other reasons, my email address is clogged with over 10,000 emails, so I never check it. My other email address doesn't work for some reason, so I can't do that.
It might benefit you to work on that. Maybe make a new email account and link that to UG. There are 2 places where UG can be linked to your email. From the control panel on the forums and on you My Profile settings. Each allows notifications for a different set of functions. It's a very convenient way to get notifications for a wide variety of events that occur on UG.

If you use MSN, you can get notifications of new emails on your Hotmail account any time you're on MSN. I would think YIM will have a similar function. The MSN notifcations tell you who the sender of the email is. You won't even need to check your email unless you have mail from someone you wanna read.


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I think you may be misunderstanding my request. My proposal is a small addition on the bottom of the community updates box like this:
Yes, I understand. No, I had misunderstood. What you are talking about is a tab in your My Profile maintenance page. I don't know if there is an efficient way to add notifications for that and have the notifications removed when they are no longer "new". The other items there are dependent on you taking some sort of action ... Opening the email, accepting or rejecting the friend request, etc. Maybe set the amount of time a photo comment is considered "new" or smth. idk.

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I don't know what you mean by older events dropping off the list; if I have new notifications, it just tells me here.
We got a bit off-track on terminology. I thought you were talking about the widget on the UG main page. There is a limit to the number of notifications in each users stack for the widget. iirc, that's 30 items. When a new notification is added to the stack, the oldest notification drops off. If you have a lot of new notifications and check your updates seldom, you won't see all of them. Just the most recent 30.

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Community Updates also has things like friend requests and private messages, though. I don't think it would be detrimental in any way to add photo comments on it.
Those might be added. Eventually. But priority for adding functions that can be achieved by other means will be low. The programmers are always busy creating improvements, making the current system more efficient, correcting bugs. The most important issues are dealt with first. Less important things are dealt with as time permits.
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Old 02-18-2010, 09:25 PM   #502
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It might benefit you to work on that. Maybe make a new email account and link that to UG. There are 2 places where UG can be linked to your email. From the control panel on the forums and on you My Profile settings. Each allows notifications for a different set of functions. It's a very convenient way to get notifications for a wide variety of events that occur on UG.

If you use MSN, you can get notifications of new emails on your Hotmail account any time you're on MSN. I would think YIM will have a similar function. The MSN notifcations tell you who the sender of the email is. You won't even need to check your email unless you have mail from someone you wanna read.


That seems a lot more complicated than just checking my pictures periodically
Thanks though

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Yes, I understand. No, I had misunderstood. What you are talking about is a tab in your My Profile maintenance page. I don't know if there is an efficient way to add notifications for that and have the notifications removed when they are no longer "new". The other items there are dependent on you taking some sort of action ... Opening the email, accepting or rejecting the friend request, etc. Maybe set the amount of time a photo comment is considered "new" or smth. idk.


An efficient way (I think) would be to consider the comment "new" until you click the yellow link taking you to the picture(s), at which point the notification won't show up anymore.

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We got a bit off-track on terminology. I thought you were talking about the widget on the UG main page. There is a limit to the number of notifications in each users stack for the widget. iirc, that's 30 items. When a new notification is added to the stack, the oldest notification drops off. If you have a lot of new notifications and check your updates seldom, you won't see all of them. Just the most recent 30.


ahh, I getcha


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Those might be added. Eventually. But priority for adding functions that can be achieved by other means will be low. The programmers are always busy creating improvements, making the current system more efficient, correcting bugs. The most important issues are dealt with first. Less important things are dealt with as time permits.


Fair enough. Thanks for taking the time to read through and respond
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Old 03-27-2010, 09:45 PM   #504
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find mods that actually care and don't totally trash your stuff, eh?
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Old 03-27-2010, 09:52 PM   #505
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Old 03-28-2010, 12:55 AM   #506
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Hey. I have a suggestion.
How about a button attachment or something that directly lets you link/post a user's song or blog or even picture I guess, to your Facebook or Twitter or something.
Like, some websites allow you to connect something (like a high score or news story or something) to Facebook or Twitter with a prewritten message and even sometimes already shortened link. All in one button.

Thought it might be useful for music and blogs on UG.
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Old 04-29-2010, 09:06 PM   #507
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Could there be a function to organize your gear list in an order of which you prefer it to be shown?
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Old 04-30-2010, 05:40 AM   #508
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Could there be a function to organize your gear list in an order of which you prefer it to be shown?
Maybe something similar to the way you can move the order of your mp3s?
That would be a nice touch, I think.
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Old 05-16-2010, 02:48 AM   #509
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Two things I think the website needs.

More widgets, seriously, five? Really, is that all?

Also a more specific random search feature would be good, for example you could ask for a five star solo of intermediate difficulty in standard tuning and get a random tab.
Maybe if you left the advanced search field blank?
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Old 05-16-2010, 12:20 PM   #510
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Two things I think the website needs.

More widgets, seriously, five? Really, is that all?
More are under development, but priorities have shifted. Right now the mobile tab applications for various platforms and another high priority project are keeping the programmers busy.

But be sure to visit the Widgets suggestion thread. If you have any new ideas or refinements to add to current suggestions, you should post them.





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Also a more specific random search feature would be good, for example you could ask for a five star solo of intermediate difficulty in standard tuning and get a random tab.
Maybe if you left the advanced search field blank?
Mbe having a random button within the advanced search instead of leaving the keyword field blank. That would make the feature less hidden. But yeah, this seems useful.
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Old 05-17-2010, 04:58 PM   #511
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Old 06-01-2010, 03:16 AM   #512
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I think I would be a nice touch to add a notification to our "My Profile" page in the region where we have new friend requests, new private message, etc.

It would be "Upcoming Birthdays".
Maybe have the link go to a list of UGers who have a birthday today, or tomorrow.
The default would for notifications only of the UGers on your friends list, but an option could be to get notifications of birthdays of all UGers. Or you could opt-out of birthday notifications completely.
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Old 06-01-2010, 11:12 AM   #513
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^ some kind of opt-out for keeping your birthday private would be needed...
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Old 06-01-2010, 11:37 AM   #514
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Makes sense. Good point!
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Old 06-01-2010, 12:01 PM   #515
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Old 06-02-2010, 03:26 AM   #516
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Old 06-08-2010, 01:05 PM   #517
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I suggest telling people why their tab submissions get denied. Otherwise, they won't know how to fix a problem that you might have with their submission.
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Old 08-08-2010, 11:35 AM   #518
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This site has amazing potential, most of which is already achieved and continues to evolve each day, but there is something that has to stop. I understand that the site does not charge people for their use, but if I have to close 'Step it Up 3D' or 'Date Night' one more time because it invades the tab's link I may just have to put a price on the head of the marketing douche for the site. If you are the incomprehensibly annoying prick who decided that ads should expand to fill the entire screen and disable the links that are attracting people here in the first place, then I offer you a personal message: Go F yourself. Hell, i'd even consider paying a little or "donating" so I don't have to put up with this trite annoyance. Am I alone on this, or do others agree that enough is enough on the invading ads.

P.s. It has been months since the site said that an android compatable version of the new Ultimate-Guitar app was on the way. There are other phones out there besides the Apples you know, so why not "Step it Up" since you are so fond of that anyways.
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Old 08-08-2010, 01:44 PM   #519
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just use a pop-up blocker?
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Old 08-08-2010, 02:13 PM   #520
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This site has amazing potential, most of which is already achieved and continues to evolve each day, but there is something that has to stop. I understand that the site does not charge people for their use, but if I have to close 'Step it Up 3D' or 'Date Night' one more time because it invades the tab's link I may just have to put a price on the head of the marketing douche for the site. If you are the incomprehensibly annoying prick who decided that ads should expand to fill the entire screen and disable the links that are attracting people here in the first place, then I offer you a personal message: Go F yourself. Hell, i'd even consider paying a little or "donating" so I don't have to put up with this trite annoyance. Am I alone on this, or do others agree that enough is enough on the invading ads.

P.s. It has been months since the site said that an android compatable version of the new Ultimate-Guitar app was on the way. There are other phones out there besides the Apples you know, so why not "Step it Up" since you are so fond of that anyways.



Being threatening towards the people who created this FREE site for you? Gee good going. Grow up.

I agree the ads are annoying, I do use an ad blocker but sometimes they bypass.
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