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by admin
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Spam attack
Replies: 5
Views: 313

Re: Spam attack

thanks! I changed a setting to speed up new users to get access to the board but their posts should be moderated. If it's creating more work, I can either change it back or try something else. -- r
by admin
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Passing of Ezzy333 - Al Esger
Replies: 12
Views: 871

Re: Passing of Ezzy333 - Al Esger

Thanks, fourseasons... Al will be missed. O_o Agree on leaving a note here for his family if you feel moved to do so: https://www.thejonesfh.com/obituaries/Allan-Esgar/ USER STEVE007 posted "All who appreciated him should consider putting a post at the obituary board, letting his family know that he...
by admin
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Had to update our 2009 phpBB code
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Had to update our 2009 phpBB code

Sorry for the downtime. This newer version needs to be customized, but we're back up now at 50% reserve power.

Can you try it on your phones and give me some feedback on how it works?
by admin
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: test
Replies: 1
Views: 116

test

test
by admin
Thu Jan 17, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Thanks, Ezzy333
Replies: 41
Views: 2612

Thanks, Ezzy333

As some of you may know, long time Moderator Al Esgar, (EZZY333) posted in a Christmas thread that he's dealing with a really serious illness. We just wanted to recognize him, and say thanks for all the time and energy Al has spent on Gun Dog Forum the past decade. As a moderator, he has spent liter...
by admin
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Pro 550 PLUS
Replies: 12
Views: 1502

Re: Garmin Pro 550 PLUS

Yes. It tracks the dog only. You'll need an ASTRO or an ALPHA for more traditional GPS features like that. -- rs
by admin
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Pro 550 PLUS
Replies: 12
Views: 1502

Re: Garmin Pro 550 PLUS

by admin
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Garmin Pro 550 PLUS
Replies: 12
Views: 1502

Garmin Pro 550 PLUS

YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/embed/nMtpG2nKNSA Garmin Pro 550 PLUS VIDEO TEXT TRANSCRIPT + Simple directional at-a-glance GPS dog tracking in the handheld + Familiar Tri-Tronics "low-medium-high" e-collar usability + Uses the same reliable TT15 collar as the Garmin Alpha ------------------------...
by admin
Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Re: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED

It's on our list. It's custom software, so I have little to no knowledge of how to troubleshoot stuff.

Good news is Grant is helping me with a lot of stuff right now.
by admin
Tue Mar 08, 2016 11:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Re: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED

Yeah. Pretty killed the whole day. 4 hours later we had a solution, but it was worst we've had in awhile.

Good news is that it shook the tree and we're updating a few things even as we speak.
by admin
Mon Mar 07, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Re: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED

Yep. Thanks to Arlette for the heads up!

We had a major, major problem.

We rolled the dbase back to last night which broke a few things that we fixed this morning, but we're still poking around.

About to upgrade a whole bunch of things...
by admin
Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Re: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED

Yeah, we're still reeling from it. About to roll out another round of changes.

Sorry for the trouble, folks. Still not done...
by admin
Mon Mar 07, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED
Replies: 10
Views: 2245

Technical Difficulties --NO ONE WAS BANNED

Actually, everyone was banned including me. Still working on it.

Appreciate your patience. -- ROB
by admin
Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Site Problems
Replies: 10
Views: 960

Re: Site Problems

We're on it. Fixing one thing seems to break another thing.

Having the founder come in and help us update the software.

Sorry for the trouble.
by admin
Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sorry
Replies: 2
Views: 523

Re: Sorry

Sorry! There will probably be a few more hiccups like that, and it's all MY fault! Or phpbb's more likely!

No worries. PM me details if I need to delete anything...
by admin
Mon Apr 15, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: We now return you to your regularly scheduled GDF
Replies: 4
Views: 1378

Re: We now return you to your regularly scheduled GDF

I can't count that high! Dodged a bullet...
by admin
Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: We now return you to your regularly scheduled GDF
Replies: 4
Views: 1378

We now return you to your regularly scheduled GDF

Rackspace tech support got us back up. Sorry we lost anything from late Saturday forward. Better than starting from scratch.

Appreciate y'all's support...
by admin
Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 Moderator Appreciation Day
Replies: 16
Views: 2703

2013 Moderator Appreciation Day

Today is Gun Dog Forum's 2013 Moderator Appreciation Day Your Moderators work hard, so you don't have to. Here's to all the volunteer moderators who do the thankless task of keeping GDF humming right along. Thank you folks SO MUCH! A small token of our appreciation is being prepared (by our SPONSOR)...
by admin
Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: "is it possible to get muscle back that has been lost?"
Replies: 9
Views: 2172

"is it possible to get muscle back that has been lost?"

Got this in the contact us form for GDF. Any vets or other dog experts care to weigh in? I need help. I have a puppy that broke her hind leg femur up high on the leg and straight through. Unfortunately, she was 10 weeks old when the break happened and the hospital we took her to put a hard cast on h...
by admin
Fri Mar 01, 2013 11:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

Here is an example of a lazy spammer.
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

Anyone who wants to talk all things gun dog is more than welcome. I just noticed that the smarter spammers have been typing in real dog breeds,trying to look like "real" people. Turns out a lot of real people look like real people, too.

Nothing like learning in front of an audience!
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

Good points. Just thinking out loud.
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

Steve and I both own GDS, but why does he get to do all the fun stuff? His "job" includes a lot of "research and development," and it's always during hunting season for some reason. I get stuck with optimizing warehouse procedures, teaching folks how to sell online, and writing DUMMIES books... It's...
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GUN DOG TIP OF THE WEEK: Introducing Gunfire
Replies: 0
Views: 430

GUN DOG TIP OF THE WEEK: Introducing Gunfire

HONEYBRAKE EXPERIENCE's GUN DOG TIP OF THE WEEK: Introducing Gunfire from VIDEO http://www.gundogsupply.com/honeybrake-episode20.html Drew: Today we're going to talk about introducing your pup to gunfire and the importance of that at a very young age. Steve's going to talk about all the different tr...
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

Oh, you don't want MY input on dog training. My dogs are the worst behaved in the kennel! That's the OTHER Snell brother. Now if we're talking Internet marketing or anything digital? I'm all in.
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 7:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

It might get to the point where we ask for a reference from another member or someone we know in the gun dog community. Not to be TOO exclusive, but I'm seeing a lot of "advertisers" sign up. Maybe free ads need to be for active, posting members only? Thanks, Fester. It's harder than it looked on th...
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

See attachment.
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Re: Approving new members by hand

Maybe I need to add a box where folks write a VERY shorty sentence or two about why they want to be on the forum...

I think I insulted our newest member, and I'm sorry, Bender! You don't know how many spammers with "Chiwawas" I get in my in box.
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Approving new members by hand
Replies: 38
Views: 9931

Approving new members by hand

To decrease the amount of spam our wonderful moderators have to deal with, I am personally approving new members by hand. It MAY take a little longer, but it seems to have put a 90% decrease in the number of Chinese hackers and link droppers. I am blown away by the growth on this board! So many new ...
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Forum idea........
Replies: 67
Views: 9613

Re: Forum idea........

My IP log (among other things) tells me that SOME folks might not be that new...

Having multiple accounts is against the rules, folks.
by admin
Tue Feb 19, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Forum idea........
Replies: 67
Views: 9613

Re: Forum idea........

Appreciate the ideas and discussion, but there's NO WAY the lawyer would let that happen here.

And maintaining all those "free" ads is a TON of work. Hats off to the mods who make this board work! Extra special thanks coming soon, too!
by admin
Thu Jan 31, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tornadoes in Georgia
Replies: 5
Views: 607

Re: Tornadoes in Georgia

Hope everyone is ok. That front was HUGE.
by admin
Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!
Replies: 51
Views: 12721

Re: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!

Appreciate the ideas! Keep 'em coming!
by admin
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:49 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 6
Views: 782

Re: New Member

Ha! That's awesome. My mom does the same thing.

My baby brother, Steve Snell, couldn't phpBB his way out of a paper bag. :)
by admin
Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

Thanks! I have a laptop at work I can check it on. I bet the "enhanced security" may be blocking some info...
by admin
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: New Members: Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New Member
Replies: 6
Views: 782

Re: New Member

Welcome to the forum!
by admin
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

I believe that phpBB stores what you topics / posts you have read on OUR server, so in theory, at home or at work, if you are logged in, unread posts should be the same. Let me know if anything changes, and I'm poking around over here as well...
by admin
Wed Jan 09, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

And you're logged in at home? What browser / version / operating system are you using?
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:24 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

Do you mind telling logging out and logging back in and seeing if NEW POSTS change for you? I think that will fix it.

search.php?search_id=newposts
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:53 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

Thanks. I turned that "feature" off. No one was blacklisted. That filter was a LITTLE over zealous!
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

Thanks. Just had a couple of folks make the comment and I can't replicate the problem. Hopefully there ISN'T one (any more)!
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Help: Member Support
Topic: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?
Replies: 15
Views: 8190

Re: Anyone else seeing problem with read / not read posts?

I mean like how unread TOPICS or with new POSTS appear RED instead of black.
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need help with PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355

Re: Need help with PM

I believe OUTBOX is for unread PMs you have sent. And I'm the "admin" ... O_o
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What in the blue blazes is going here?
Replies: 9
Views: 1470

Re: What in the blue blazes is going here?

Hang on! We're tightening a few things up. :) I made a few changes to the board settings to make the traffic increase more bearable to the servers, but I've walked a few back because it changes how long people were logged into the board, and how people read things. I'm doing browser authentification...
by admin
Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Press Release: Smith Family Joins Garmin/Tri-Tronics Team
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Press Release: Smith Family Joins Garmin/Tri-Tronics Team

Just got this from our friends at Garmin/Tri-Tronics Smith Family Joins Garmin/Tri-Tronics Team Industry Colleague: We are very excited to announce that the team of Rick Smith, Ronnie Smith, and Susanna Love are now proudly using e-collars and dog tracking systems designed and built by Garmin and Tr...
by admin
Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!
Replies: 51
Views: 12721

Re: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!

Not sure. Just trying to get an idea what 90,000 visitors might be interested in winning! Appreciate all the comments and ideas! Keep 'em coming!
by admin
Thu Jan 03, 2013 8:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 95,848 visits in December
Replies: 10
Views: 841

Re: 95,848 visits in December

About half and half. It's CRAZY!
by admin
Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: doggie boots
Replies: 4
Views: 2080

Re: doggie boots

Try this FAQ page out: http://gundogforum.com/blog/2010/hunting-dog-boots Or at the BOTTOM of this page http://www.gundogsupply.com/dog-boots.html Warner writes: Thank you for contacting Gun Dog Supply, Dave. We have used the nylon boots on our Brittanys in snow for short periods of time and they di...
by admin
Thu Jan 03, 2013 3:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!
Replies: 51
Views: 12721

Re: 2013 FREE STUFF -- Contest Ideas Needed!

nhachman has it right. I want to see WHAT y'all want and WHY! -- r