Questions about the New TCN – UPDATED 2/18

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    stlcard25
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    stlcard25, check your email. Based on your post here, I went into your account and figured out the problem before you ever emailed me. My note explains in detail, though one part of what happened I do not understand.

    Fwiw, I never got this email. Not sure if I had the same issue as BHC did yesterday in getting an email from you.

    #82329
    Brian Walton
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    BHC found my missing email in his spam/junk mail folder. I only have one email address for you, but I will re-send my earlier note from last Thursday. It was not returned to me as undeliverable, so as far as I can tell, it went through. I guess email providers are considering my notes to be junky… 😉

    #83508
    stlcard25
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    Hey Brian,

    What’s the policy on posting articles from paywall sites like BA, The Athletic or ESPN+? I know links are fine but what is the line on posting snippets of the content?

    Hypothetically (and this is totally so because I won’t pay The Athletic), if The Athletic had an article about “Top 10 breakout prospects 2019” and Montero was on the list, can we share the link only, a mention that Montero is on the list, a copy and paste of the part Montero is on, or what?

    Just trying to get some clarity on this before I post an article.

    #83515
    Brian Walton
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    Here is what is listed in the Posting Rules, also pinned to the top of this board:

    “You agree not to post copyrighted material including articles in their entirety. Proper crediting and links must accompany brief quotes or summaries that originate from other sources. If we find content we believe to have been plagiarized, we reserve the right to delete it without notice.”

    Short excerpts or summaries are fine. Entire articles are not. Links should always be included.

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    CariocaCardinal
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    Test post. I have had 2 post disappear on other threads

    #84720
    Brian Walton
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    Some of you have probably noticed that the site had yet to implement current security standards, indicated by “not secure” on the address line.

    This (Tuesday) evening, the site is scheduled to cut over to SSL, which will address these concerns. Hopefully there will be no impact to you.

    #86224
    Brian Walton
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    I cannot recall which thread it was on, but someone asked if our team rosters could be sorted by position (or other ways) instead of just being listed alphabetically. Here is the code developer’s reply.

    Yes, this feature has been requested, and is “on the list”. I’d like to get it done, but there is no date for its implementation.

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    gscottar
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    Thanks for the update on that!

    #86915
    Brian Walton
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    I wish I had a crisper answer, but at least the developer knows one more of his customers is asking for the function.

    #87050
    Brian Walton
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    I want to call your attention to a new function on the site.

    A consistent message I’ve received is from readers is that you don’t want to have to keep checking the home page for new articles – and it leads to you missing content.

    As a start to address this, I have implemented a process that enables you to receive an email from the site whenever a new article is posted. It is binary – on or off. If you sign up, you will receive a separate email for each new article, whether free or for paid members.

    It is easy to sign up. There is a box to do so in the left menu bar. It is also easy to turn off if you decide later on that it is too much.

    (In a few days, I will merge this topic into the “TCN QUESTIONS” thread, but for now, I want to call attention to this capability.)

    #87099
    Brian Walton
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    At least one of you is satisfied with the new function. I just received this email.

    Brian –

    The addition of email notification is perfect. I got my first tonight and went straight to the article to read.

    Well done!

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    PugsleyAddams
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    Very nice indeed, Brian. I really miss the PM feature. It was always fun to open your mail first thing every morning and read my PBP critiques…… mostly positive, but every blue moon I would get that Yahoo telling me that I totally sucked or something of the like….that I disliked. But PM had many other practical uses too. For instance, right now I owe the esteemed Carioca some McDonald’s gift certificates as a result of Carioca royally fleecing me on a Munoz wager. I usually write these things down, but this time I did not. I need to get him his loot. If we had PM, I could accomplish this……hmmm…..maybe PM is not that essential after all.

    #87115
    Brian Walton
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    Personal messaging is not a feature of the message board code used here. Sorry.

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    CariocaCardinal
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    Pugs, e mail me at frank22305@yahoo.com to see if we can reach an out of court settlement!

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    Brian Walton
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