"Tweets" tab?

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  1. RabidAlien

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    Why do I now have a Twitter side-tab over on the left side of my screen? Is there an option to get rid of that?
     
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    I've noticed that too, and it's becoming a little bit irritating. Mods?
     
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    I was thinking the same thing. How did it get there anyway??
     
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    I think it's part of the new forum software and a way that the site owner (Horse) can update everyone on system status. I am no sure if it is configurable through the user CP. I looked and didn't see anything.
     
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    Bl****y thing is annoying.
     
  6. RabidAlien

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    Updates and all would be fine, I can understand having something in place for that...I have the forum page bookmarked and my browser set to remember passwords for the site, so I don't see the login screen or anything posted there. Maybe have it disappear or not stick out as far when there's no new updates, or perhaps the ability to slide it up or down to get it out of the middle of the screen?
     
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    I also couldn't find any options to hide it in the expanded tab itself.
     
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    I only have a relatively small tweeter button called "tweeds". It only expands when I click with my mouse on it. Don't see the problem in that. The small box is easily ignored.
     
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    #9 seesul, Jan 15, 2010
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    Yesterday
    my tweets box had a red box with the number 4 in it on the top right corner, it's gone now but what was that? Was there 4 messages for me or something?
     
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    I had the same too...?
     
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    Don't see the box because I removed it with Firefox but for those that do see it is the forum twitter account link that horse uses when the forum is offline to keep everyone updated.

    As for those that saw the 4 messages, there was about that number yesterday whilst horse was keeping us updated. Nothing to worry about and they are not for you personally.
     
  13. Lucky13

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    Riiiight.... It doesn't bother me as much as I wondered what the f*ck it was! :lol:
     
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    :lol: All the mods signed us up for twitter !! Ahhh!
     
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    Good to know it's nothing 'dangerous'. I've been keeping the cursor well away from it, in case I accidentally clicked on it, andinfected my computer, or launched an ICBM or something!!!
     
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    It's not really annoying... then again I am on a 20 inch monitor :evil4:
     
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    Lucky sod, mine is only a 2 inch monitor - with a big magnifying glass!!!
     
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    Luxury lad!
    I have to stab myself in the eye with a fibre-optic strand and stick my fingers in a wall socket to power it
     
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    Holy crap!
    So how can you both see ''Tweets'' tab?:lol:
     
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    #20 Colin1, Jan 15, 2010
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    Obviously
    you've never stabbed a fibre-optic strand into your eye and stuck your fingers in a wall socket to power it; the bandwidth is very impressive and well worth the agony
     
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