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Tapatalk & Forum Runner

Discussion in 'Tech Support' started by Admin, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Admin

    Admin Staff Member Administrator

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    FYI Tapatalk will be going away soon and replaced with Forum Runner.
     
  2. CrackPot

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    Say it isn't so...

    As a tapatalk user who reads multiple forums and has paid for my iPhone and iPad versions...


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
     
  3. Admin

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    Existing users who use that Chinese garbage can still do so.
     
  4. CrackPot

    CrackPot NES Member

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    A policy of peaceful, armed, coexistence. Support for both. That works.

    I take it the support for forum owners has not been very good from tapatalk. Since the business model is free to owners and charge the users you can see how hey would make the mistake and piss off the owners. I will try forum runner once it is up and if it's better, switch.


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
     
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  5. chinalfr

    chinalfr NES Member

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    Any tentative date on the switch from Tapatalk to ForumRunner?


    Sent from my iPhone 5.
     
  6. Admin

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    Both are running now.
     
  7. chinalfr

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    Cool. Found it on ForumRunner. I'll testdrive the app now. Thx.


    Sent from my iPhone 5.
     
  8. Admin

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    There is one issue with Forum Runner that is being worked on. It isn't displaying the classifieds because of the "thumbnail" thread modification I have running in there. I will hopefully have this resolved in a timely manner.
     
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    Nice! Just downloaded Forum Runner and it looks great!
     
  10. Tommy Gun

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    I'm trying it now as well.
     
  11. Scott D.

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    Just when I get use to tapatalk...
    The reviews say that the paid version of FR has adds, true? Ill wait till all the bugs are worked out before I switch.

    Sent from my Photon using Tapatalk while sitting in the Burlington Mall parking lot.
     
  12. Admin

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    Ads do not show up for Green Members.
     
  13. Scott D.

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    Ahhh, ok thanks.

    Btw, Taptalk just did an update yesterday and now I have to log in each time I open the app. Sucks!

    Sent from my MB855 using Tapatalk 2
     
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    I'm done with tapatalk, I like the NeS mobile app, but it doesn't show the threads you have commented on, it probably does I'm not good with these fancy computer things!
     
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    Give forum runner a try, IMO it's better than Tapa(china)talk
     
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    I've spent some time trying forum runner on my iPad. I have used the old tapatalk and the newer tapatalk hd. Each has good and bad but I have gotten used to tapatalk hd and like it best.

    I have not gone into the settings to make changes but by default I hate the FR interface. Fonts too big, no split topics/reading pane. Can't mark individual threads read without opening them.

    Also the FR app makes reading multiple forums that you have memberships to hard. So far I have to re search to find the ones I want to read and I don't get a starting screen with the list of ones I have supplied login information to.

    It might get better. I understand that it might be FAR better for the forum owner. For now, I will pass.

    Kudos for working to make the reading experience better even if I don't appreciate it :)


    Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk HD
     
  17. Scott D.

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    Trying Forum runner now...

    TESTING TESTING 123

    NO emotions? :( :p
     
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    FWIW:

    To add a forum to the homepage, go to "current" and click the "add to favorites" button in the upper right.

    Font sizes are found in FR's settings.

    IMO, FR is WAY faster than tapatalk, but I've only been using it for about 10 minutes...I guess time will tell. If this will successfully load without crashing on my iPhone after being opened and closed a few times it will win easily (tapatalk crashes constantly for me)

    ETA: the help section in the "more" tab is very helpful.
     
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    weird, didn't do this to me...
     
  20. jasons

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    The only thing I miss so far is the "latest participated threads" tab, where I could jump right to updated threads that I participated in. Forum Runner has something similar but it only threads that I actually started. (I don't start a lot of threads, but I do finish a bunch.)
     

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