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Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jords Nov 27, 2012. 5 Replies

Hi Folks. I have a minor but annoying problem. Some people on my site post events that they post as starting today and then running for the next six months. This has the result that their event is…Continue

Better Tools for Tracking Member Activity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Eric Suesz Jun 24, 2011. 5 Replies

It seems to me that one of the keys to building a strong, lively community is knowing what your members are up to, so that you can encourage them to stay involved and get more involved. I don't…Continue

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Jords replied to Paul Johnston's discussion 'Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow'
"Great to hear! Hope it works out to be a good solution for you!"
Nov 27, 2012
Paul Johnston replied to Paul Johnston's discussion 'Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow'
"Many thanks, Jords. Have done as you and Starrfire recommended."
Nov 27, 2012
Paul Johnston replied to Paul Johnston's discussion 'Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow'
"Many thanks, Starrfire. Useful and sensible advice :-)"
Nov 27, 2012
Jords replied to Paul Johnston's discussion 'Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow'
"Moderate the events so that they are approved before hand. Set-up a 'role' to moderate events and give that role to a decent member :)"
Nov 27, 2012
Starrfire Price replied to Paul Johnston's discussion 'Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow'
"You as the NC can edit the event and fix the dates or delete the event. I placed my site events on moderate to cease that type of activity (it's practically the only way to stop people from abusing the feature), I also have a notice up…"
Nov 26, 2012
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Long running events that ruin the chronological events flow

Hi Folks. I have a minor but annoying problem. Some people on my site post events that they post as starting today and then running for the next six months. This has the result that their event is permanently displayed on the front page of my site as the next upcoming event. This then masks genuine one-off events that are going to take place in the coming week. Is there any way of fixing this (other than changing the setting so only featured events are shown and then looking out for new posts…See More
Nov 25, 2012

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