How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

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How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby zannash » January 10th, 2018, 5:30 am

I am making this forum, because I want to see what you guys think about Scioly. Scioly is great, but there are a lot of ways it could be improved. I could hope that an administrator will see this. I have a few ideas of my own.

1) Update the photo gallery.

2) Make it easier to add tests to the test exchange.

3) This one is bit out there, but they should make an app or at least a way to get notifications on any device.
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby WhatScience? » January 10th, 2018, 5:34 am

zannash wrote:I am making this forum, because I want to see what you guys think about Scioly. Scioly is great, but there are a lot of ways it could be improved. I could hope that an administrator will see this. I have a few ideas of my own.

1) Update the photo gallery.

2) Make it easier to add tests to the test exchange.

3) This one is bit out there, but they should make an app or at least a way to get notifications on any device.


1.) That would be nice

2.) This one would be a seriously good idea. I remember when I tried running that thermo thing, I couldn't figure out how to update tests to the wiki quickly...I didn't have a ton of time and I couldn't do it.

3.)Why? I mean...you can just see it when you login...believe me, you don't want the spam for all the posts.
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby antoine_ego » January 10th, 2018, 5:34 pm

An upvote feature to show appreciation of exemplary posts.
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Postby Pettywap » January 10th, 2018, 5:40 pm

zannash wrote:3) This one is bit out there, but they should make an app or at least a way to get notifications on any device.

How about choosing the topics that you want notifications for?
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Postby Froggie » January 10th, 2018, 5:55 pm

antoine_ego wrote:An upvote feature to show appreciation of exemplary posts.

Like a like button?
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby antoine_ego » January 10th, 2018, 6:30 pm

Froggie wrote:
antoine_ego wrote:An upvote feature to show appreciation of exemplary posts.

Like a like button?

Yeah
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby WhatScience? » January 10th, 2018, 6:31 pm

Pettywap wrote:
zannash wrote:3) This one is bit out there, but they should make an app or at least a way to get notifications on any device.

How about choosing the topics that you want notifications for?

Pretty good idea
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby WhatScience? » January 10th, 2018, 6:32 pm

Now that I think about it, being able to get notifications for just your events would be great///
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby Unome » January 11th, 2018, 5:41 am

I'm pretty sure all of these notifications things can already be done by subscribing to threads and using the email option.
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby WhatScience? » January 11th, 2018, 1:06 pm

Unome wrote:I'm pretty sure all of these notifications things can already be done by subscribing to threads and using the email option.

can you post a step-by-step for that..pls
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby Froggie » January 11th, 2018, 1:32 pm

WhatScience? wrote:
Unome wrote:I'm pretty sure all of these notifications things can already be done by subscribing to threads and using the email option.

can you post a step-by-step for that..pls

Click the little tool thing at the bottom of a topic and click subscribe or bookmark and you'll get an email if you go into your account notifications settings and click recieve emails from subscribed/bookmarked topics (something like that).
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby pb5754[] » January 11th, 2018, 3:04 pm

antoine_ego wrote:
Froggie wrote:
antoine_ego wrote:An upvote feature to show appreciation of exemplary posts.

Like a like button?

Yeah

i wanna upvote this :P

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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby WhatScience? » January 11th, 2018, 3:17 pm

pb5754[] wrote:
antoine_ego wrote:
Froggie wrote:Like a like button?

Yeah

i wanna upvote this :P

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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby zannash » January 11th, 2018, 6:23 pm

An upvote feature. Yeah that sounds cool!!!!
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Re: How Could We Improve Scioly.org?

Postby c0c05w311y » January 24th, 2018, 6:20 am

As much as I enjoy Reddit and such, I don't think Scioly.org needs upvotes. There aren't that many posts in comparison to other online forums so its pretty easy to keep track of everything without sorting by upvotes, and a lot of posts are in reply to each other (and therefore dependent on ordering by recency). I guess if there was an upvote feature but the default post sorting was still by recency that could work, but I really don't think it would improve the forum much.


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