Points changes on new submissions

Now in addition to 3 rank points for a release submission, you get one additional point per image. so.. a release with 1 image = 4 rank points release with 2 images = 5 rank points etc We’ve done this since images are very helpful in getting a release approved. And some users hold off […]

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Forum updates

There are two new forum functions introduced today. 1) Quoting. See the [url=http://help.discogs.com/wiki/Forums]Forum Codes[/url] link for details. You can enter the code manually or quote another user by selecting text from their message and clicking “quote selection”. 2) Added an Expand/Shrink option to the reply box. This is useful when composing large posts.

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Option changes in My Discogs

I’ve just changed two of the options in My Discogs to streamline things and make the options a bit less complicated. 1) “Submitting: Always notify me after items have been processed” has been changed to [b]”Email me after activity on my pending submissions”[/b]. I’ve also removed the notify option on all update forms since this […]

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Updated forum rules

I have updated the forum rules at http://help.discogs.com/wiki/Forums in order to clarify some points.

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AKA version 2 / Display name

I have just been chatting at length with Kevin about this… we are planning to do an AKA version 2 based on some of the solutions that have been put forward, and will fold the existing AKA version 1 into this. This will hopefully happen in July or maybe a little later. Up until then, […]

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Release Form Version 3 is now live

Thanks for all the [url=http://www.discogs.com/forums/topic?topic_id=88650]testing[/url] and [url=http://www.discogs.com/forums/topic?topic_id=95519]feedback[/url]. The new form is now live for all to use. Quick recap of the major changes: This new form makes extensive use of Javascript and required a MODERN WEB BROWSER, specifically Internet Explorer 6.0 or greater, Firefox, or Safari. Other browsers might work but are not officially supported. […]

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New roles added 2nd May 2006

Performer – A generic musical role, use brackets to add specifics Composed By – This will be a linked credit Bata Triangle Talking Drum Djembe Ghatam Cuica Berimbau Oud Baglama Kora Guimbri Sintir Sarod Sarangi Harmonium Khene Rauschpfeife Electronics Whistling Tuned Percussion Flageolet Organ Electric Piano Interviewer Ocarina Bells Theremin

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Changes to the way mods can check the submission queue

There have been a few changes over the weekend to the way submissions are moderated. As this will impact on the way submissions are handled, I thought it would be a good idea to let everyone know. First up, we have added a new feature that lets mod’s moderate by style. This means that you […]

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21 April 2006 – About site speed, slow page loads

I’m sure everyone has been experiencing some slowness with the site recently. We’re aware of the problem and are working on it. This week I ordered a second DB server which will be online in the first half of May. This will give us extra capacity and should really improve things. We’ll also be able […]

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Email me when new items are For Sale in my Wantlist

This option is now available in your user preferences. It’s pretty self-explanatory. If you have this checked you’ll get an email at most once per day whenever there is something new posted for sale in your wantlist. The order that emails go out is randomized so no one will get an unfair advantage :)

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