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How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« on: June 28, 2009, 09:06:57 pm »
With all the updates going on I've been giving this one a lot of thought.  What are some ideas that would energize the site and improve enjoyment for others?  Myself I was thinking of the user control panel and perhaps a new mascot/layout-update.

Ok debate time.  Furtopia is YOURS so what changes would you make to improve the site others enjoyment?  I'm very curious to others ideas!

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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2009, 09:23:07 pm »
Ohhhhkayyyyyyy..........

Completely delete/remove the following as it seems nobody posts in them or plays in them anymore. As McCoy keeps saying in Star Trek: "It's dead, Jim."


Completely delete these RPG's and the forum that they are in.
http://forums.furtopia.org/index.php/board,95.0.html

Also delete/remove the following as there's no interest:
http://forums.furtopia.org/index.php/board,54.0.html
http://forums.furtopia.org/index.php/board,79.0.html

This is dead:
http://forums.furtopia.org/index.php/topic,16247.0.html
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2009, 09:31:29 pm »
Ok, from time to time, a lot of furs are asking questions of:
"Anyone in (Country, City, State)?" in the Furry Connections forum or the Regional boards. I have a very interesting idea. ;)
Is it possible for members to have some sort of flag icon under their avatar that represents their country or state, and then when that flag icon is clicked, it leads to a master list or map showing where all the members are from/located?
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2009, 12:18:17 am »
Ok, from time to time, a lot of furs are asking questions of:
"Anyone in (Country, City, State)?" in the Furry Connections forum or the Regional boards. I have a very interesting idea. ;)
Is it possible for members to have some sort of flag icon under their avatar that represents their country or state, and then when that flag icon is clicked, it leads to a master list or map showing where all the members are from/located?


Yes! Seconded! We could use one of those custom google maps things!  In addition to location,  if someone was setting up a local furmeet, they could mark it on the map!  :)
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #4 on: June 29, 2009, 12:26:27 am »
Ok, from time to time, a lot of furs are asking questions of:
"Anyone in (Country, City, State)?" in the Furry Connections forum or the Regional boards. I have a very interesting idea. ;)
Is it possible for members to have some sort of flag icon under their avatar that represents their country or state, and then when that flag icon is clicked, it leads to a master list or map showing where all the members are from/located?


I love this idea. ^_^ It would probably be very tough to implement, though.
But if there's any way to bring back the "Location" field under people's avatars, that'd be a less complex version of the same thing.

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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #5 on: June 29, 2009, 08:43:24 am »
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Yes! Seconded! We could use one of those custom google maps things!  In addition to location,  if someone was setting up a local furmeet, they could mark it on the map!

We do have this resource link, but I'm not sure how accurate the Furtopia Frapper Map is anymore and if anyone uses it anymore?
http://forums.furtopia.org/index.php/topic,33481.0.html
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2009, 12:16:25 pm »
I like the idea of a state or country flag icon. I come here often looking for fellow furries from my neck of the woods :)

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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2009, 09:50:12 am »
I think it would be a great idea even if we only had our states/country, under our names.  We don't need to put cities as that would take up even more room.
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2009, 02:32:21 am »
I think it would be a great idea even if we only had our states/country, under our names.  We don't need to put cities as that would take up even more room.
Didn't the forums used to have something like that a long time ago? I remember a blank place where the member could put their location to be displayed under their avatar (be it Beaufort, SC, USA, or something silly like "Under your bed, eating your socks"). I kind of miss that, as I found it really cool to see where everyone was from around the world.
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2009, 07:04:42 pm »
I agree, a location icon would be useful.  I would be in favor of a text based one, allowing members to be as vague or specific as they want to. 

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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2009, 01:28:56 pm »
Move the Regional boards out of the basement where they never get seen, and put them under Furry Connections and Contacts where they'll see some traffic.

That will be one of the biggest helps to social networking this forum could do.

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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #11 on: November 20, 2009, 04:37:01 am »
We have regional boards?  :o
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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #12 on: November 20, 2009, 10:25:56 am »
We have regional boards?  :o

Exactly

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Re: How would YOU make Furtopia better?
« Reply #13 on: November 20, 2009, 11:12:18 pm »
Yes, Furtopia does have some old regional boards that were developed long ago which are here:
http://forums.furtopia.org/index.php/board,100.0.html
Right now, I think combining or re-designing the regional boards with the Furry Connections forum will probably have to be put on hold till WS gets done with all the server work he has to do. When that is done, then the staff will look into future improvements.
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