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Re: New Forum: Organize your own Read-A-Long!

Post by Bookmermaid » 28 Jul 2018, 12:45

I would like to read Maru by Bessie Head( South African writer). There is a total of 96 pages. Is there anyone else interested?

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Post by gali » 28 Jul 2018, 23:02

kfwilson6 wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 09:47
gali wrote:
27 Jul 2018, 22:57
kfwilson6 wrote:
27 Jul 2018, 15:20


I'm not seeing a new topic button under the read-a-long forum.
You should. Click on the forum name and then you will see it.
It should be right by, or above when I'm on my phone, the search this forum box. It is not. I'm not in this thread I'm actually out on the forum where it shows three announcements and no topics.
There are no topics, as none were opened yet.
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Post by Gravy » 28 Jul 2018, 23:21

Okay, I've added the suggested books. If I've missed any, sorry. Just let me know and I'll fix it.

Please remember that this thread is for organizing read-a-longs of specific books, not genres. And members need the author to know if they want to read the book!
kfwilson6 wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 09:47
It should be right by, or above when I'm on my phone, the search this forum box. It is not. I'm not in this thread I'm actually out on the forum where it shows three announcements and no topics.
What does it say at the bottom of the page, under the forum permissions?
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Post by kfwilson6 » 29 Jul 2018, 12:13

Gravy wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 23:21
Okay, I've added the suggested books. If I've missed any, sorry. Just let me know and I'll fix it.

Please remember that this thread is for organizing read-a-longs of specific books, not genres. And members need the author to know if they want to read the book!
kfwilson6 wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 09:47
It should be right by, or above when I'm on my phone, the search this forum box. It is not. I'm not in this thread I'm actually out on the forum where it shows three announcements and no topics.
What does it say at the bottom of the page, under the forum permissions?
It's not even listed. There is a list of who is online viewing the forum, and I see on other forums where it lists my permissions, but not on the read-a-long forum. Same with the New Topic button. I went to a different forum to verify exactly where everything should be, and those things just do not appear on the forum for this thread at all.

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Post by kfwilson6 » 29 Jul 2018, 12:16

gali wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 23:02
kfwilson6 wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 09:47
gali wrote:
27 Jul 2018, 22:57


You should. Click on the forum name and then you will see it.
It should be right by, or above when I'm on my phone, the search this forum box. It is not. I'm not in this thread I'm actually out on the forum where it shows three announcements and no topics.
There are no topics, as none were opened yet.
Gali, I appreciate that you are trying to help and answer my question, but the issue I have is that there is no "new topic" button on the forum for a topic to be created. I already knew there was no topic at that point in time. I can see that what was the announcement for the read-a-long is now the one topic in the forum. I just wanted to point out the lack of a new topic button, because if this doesn't exist for anyone, the forum serves no purpose. I thought it was possible that the forum wasn't set up with the proper structure for all users to post new topics.

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Post by gali » 29 Jul 2018, 12:32

kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 12:16
gali wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 23:02
kfwilson6 wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 09:47


It should be right by, or above when I'm on my phone, the search this forum box. It is not. I'm not in this thread I'm actually out on the forum where it shows three announcements and no topics.
There are no topics, as none were opened yet.
Gali, I appreciate that you are trying to help and answer my question, but the issue I have is that there is no "new topic" button on the forum for a topic to be created. I already knew there was no topic at that point in time. I can see that what was the announcement for the read-a-long is now the one topic in the forum. I just wanted to point out the lack of a new topic button, because if this doesn't exist for anyone, the forum serves no purpose. I thought it was possible that the forum wasn't set up with the proper structure for all users to post new topics.
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Post by kfwilson6 » 29 Jul 2018, 13:01

gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 12:32
kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 12:16
gali wrote:
28 Jul 2018, 23:02


There are no topics, as none were opened yet.
Gali, I appreciate that you are trying to help and answer my question, but the issue I have is that there is no "new topic" button on the forum for a topic to be created. I already knew there was no topic at that point in time. I can see that what was the announcement for the read-a-long is now the one topic in the forum. I just wanted to point out the lack of a new topic button, because if this doesn't exist for anyone, the forum serves no purpose. I thought it was possible that the forum wasn't set up with the proper structure for all users to post new topics.
Do you see it now?
I do not

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Post by gali » 29 Jul 2018, 14:40

kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 13:01
gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 12:32
kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 12:16


Gali, I appreciate that you are trying to help and answer my question, but the issue I have is that there is no "new topic" button on the forum for a topic to be created. I already knew there was no topic at that point in time. I can see that what was the announcement for the read-a-long is now the one topic in the forum. I just wanted to point out the lack of a new topic button, because if this doesn't exist for anyone, the forum serves no purpose. I thought it was possible that the forum wasn't set up with the proper structure for all users to post new topics.
Do you see it now?
I do not
Please check it on a PC.
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Post by kfwilson6 » 29 Jul 2018, 16:20

gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 14:40
kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 13:01
gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 12:32


Do you see it now?
I do not
Please check it on a PC.
I am on a PC. I didn't post this from looking at my phone. I made sure I did it from my laptop where I can view the full screen as it was intended to be viewed. There is no new topic button and there is no list of permissions.

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Post by gali » 29 Jul 2018, 22:19

kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 16:20
gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 14:40
kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 13:01


I do not
Please check it on a PC.
I am on a PC. I didn't post this from looking at my phone. I made sure I did it from my laptop where I can view the full screen as it was intended to be viewed. There is no new topic button and there is no list of permissions.
It is odd. I edited the permissions again and it should work. I see it, btw. I will ask Scott to look into it. :tiphat:
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Post by AmySmiles » 30 Jul 2018, 17:45

gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 22:19
kfwilson6 wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 16:20
gali wrote:
29 Jul 2018, 14:40


Please check it on a PC.
I am on a PC. I didn't post this from looking at my phone. I made sure I did it from my laptop where I can view the full screen as it was intended to be viewed. There is no new topic button and there is no list of permissions.
It is odd. I edited the permissions again and it should work. I see it, btw. I will ask Scott to look into it. :tiphat:
I don't see it either and I am on a PC as well.
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Post by gali » 31 Jul 2018, 13:22

Scott fixed it, so you should see it now.
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Post by MishM1 » 03 Aug 2018, 04:48

I'd like someone to read Five Knocks by Donna Vincent Roa with me.
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Post by Gravy » 03 Aug 2018, 19:07

Added :tiphat:
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Post by Yssimnar » 05 Aug 2018, 10:58

I am on a PC and don't see the "New Topic" button either :{
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