OtLand Introducing Best Answers

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  1. Don Daniello

    Don Daniello /root Staff Member Administrator

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    Dear Otlanders!

    Today we have added a cool functionality available inside the Support board only. Once your problem was resolved, you can now mark the solution as a "Best Answer" - in a manner similar to how Q&A sites work.

    This makes it easier for other people browsing the forum to clearly notice problems with existing solutions and it also helps our Support Team browse through the threads to see the ones without an answer (it is possible to filter threads by answer status at the bottom of the thread index when you expand "filters"). It also gives proper credit to our awesome community members who help others!

    • You can mark a post as a best answer in your own threads only (option exists between Like and Reply links under every post)
    • You can't mark your own posts as best answers
    • You can see the list of members sorted by having most "answers" here
    • Every profile page now has a tab with "Best Answers"
    • Under "Thread Display Options" (bottom of the thread list) you can filter threads by criteria such as Answered/Unanswered
    • We are working on bringing Trophies and other rewards to those who help the most!

    Spriting Showoff
    On unrelated news: we also created a Spriting Showoff thread which is a successor of the old "Art Showoff > Small Art" board targeted towards spriting efforts. Most of the spriting-related threads were moved already but if there is any thread we missed, please report it and we will move it to the appropriate section.

    Please remember that selling sprites is not allowed. Making yourself available for spriting Jobs is allowed in the Jobs section. We are considering adding Spriting forum under Downloads if you feel like sharing your work. For now we welcome you to add download links in your showoff threads.
     
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  2. Tampek

    Tampek ECHO 'Zarkonia.online';

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  3. Samuro

    Samuro Therran

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    wow is this forum still in active development?
     
  4. Xikini

    Xikini Titan Kingdoms

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    We've been getting some upgrades recently. :p
     
  5. Static_

    Static_ Premium User Premium User

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    it is fine, as long as you're providing a service (like some freelancers) or asking for a job
    otherwise, making something and wanting to sell it to anyone who wants it is douchey, since this is an open community.
    it isn't "open" if you have people creating scripts for the intention of making profit off of a non-profit community.
     
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  6. Sir Knighter

    Sir Knighter ArchLight Developer Premium User

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    Agreed, additionally we ran into issues of people reselling the same thing after buying it from other people, with virtually no way of proving it. Alot of people buying "100% real map servers" for 100euros then selling the same thing for 20euros each and screwing over the actual maker.
     
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  7. Joe Rod

    Joe Rod JoeRod #1189

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    cbrm Just another mod Staff Member Global Moderator

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    That won't come back. Just give up.
     
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    Zisly Well-Known Member

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    Great feature :)
     
  10. Bruno Minervino

    Bruno Minervino tibia-clients.com

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    Good to see otland with this new features! Nice work @Don Daniello
     
  11. skanhaze

    skanhaze New Member

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    Im just getting here(Otland) and this looks so handy, awesome community, keep the good work.
     
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    zbizu ‌‌Luakami

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    why were some answers marked as "best" in some of my old threads? I didn't mark anything back then. :eek:
     
  13. Don Daniello

    Don Daniello /root Staff Member Administrator

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    Moderators and Support Team can mark answers as "best" when the thread owner does not do that. We do it so it's easier to find the solution in the thread.
     
  14. xKrazyx

    xKrazyx Old School

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    bring rep system back xD Someone could always come along and create a better answer >.>

    Nice to see some activity.
     
  15. Don Daniello

    Don Daniello /root Staff Member Administrator

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    Old rep == new likes.
     
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