the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

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the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by andy1 » August 7th, 2011, 6:42 pm

(i wish somebody told me this when i was starting so here it is now):

prime links
prime quote remover
instant post redirect
youtube BBCode
and quick reply

the first three (and some other interesting ones - which are NOt necessary) can be found here: http://www.absoluteanime.com/admin/mods.htm

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Re: the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by andy1 » August 7th, 2011, 6:45 pm

this one sounds interesting:

Prime Ban to Group (1.0.2b)
Automatically moves users into a special group when they are banned. This allows you to visually indicate that a user has been banned through the use of group attributes, such as a custom rank image. Users will be removed from the group when they are manually unbanned or when their temporary ban has ended.

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Re: the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by Blue Frost » August 7th, 2011, 10:54 pm

You know they need one where if the person is banned their post is invisible to the other group, and highlighted to the mods and admin to do with as they please.

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Re: the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by andy1 » August 22nd, 2011, 7:52 pm

apparently this one is in high demand by some too - the mod that allows anon posting of reg'ed users - going to add the link here as the reference. http://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ranon/

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Unread post by andy1 » August 24th, 2011, 11:20 pm

anon mod installed. i tried it out and it looks ok. this is the screenshot of ACP under manage forums<edit forums
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Re: the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by andy1 » August 24th, 2011, 11:20 pm

the thing with this is that it really needs to be a designated forum because in order to post under your reg handle, you have to enter a name - then it'll show your reg name and you avatar etc. if you don't enter anything, your post shows as posted by "guest".

i've disabled the mod for this forum - because there is no need to have it here for the two of us:)) but it's nice to know that it works. easy install too, no files to upload just a few edits.

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Re: the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by Blue Frost » August 25th, 2011, 6:09 pm

LOL so the regs are the ones having to do all the work for a change :laugh:
Want to feel special put your name in the box :laugh:
Hope it does alright for you.
I looked into it after you posted about it, It didn't look that hard to install and keep up.

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Re: the only mods you'll ever need for a phpBB forum

Unread post by andy1 » August 25th, 2011, 6:52 pm

no it's not at all, and it's really fun to use it, even better than i expected:))

it's like a magic brain lube - you feel spent or not much to say, and you just pop in there and throw in a word or two, it doesn't have to make any sense to anybody but you, or maybe not even you, and suddenly a whole river of thoughts (most surprisingly articulate) comes out of nowhere:))

anyway, this mod really wouldn't be necessary if we could open the boards for guest posting. which we could do if we didn't have forum predators and goatse/porn posters right around the corner..

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Unread post by Blue Frost » August 27th, 2011, 8:07 pm

I know, it's pretty sad degenerates like that ruin things for others and themselves in the end.
I would love to open the board up to anyone but look what being nice gets you.

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