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New Feature, Broadcast Notifications

Creator: FlashJ
January 29, 2013 5:59pm
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What do you think of the new Broadcast Message Feature
I hate it and find it VERY annoying, get rid of it!
Its a bit bothersome but the value out weighs the inconvenience
It's a great idea and a valuable way to get messages out to the community
Don't care, show me the results
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by FlashJ » January 29, 2013 5:59pm | Report
Hey guys, you may notice a rather intrusive new feature we added recently. We call it Broadcast Notifications, the orange bar just below the menu.

We needed a way to get important community messages out to everyone, and since so many viewers do not log in, mass PM or email doesn't work so well. (Tho we do have plans for a newsletter!)

The bar works pretty simple, when we add a message it will show up at the top of most pages on the site. If you have read it and want to get rid of it simply click the X button on the right. The bar will disappear until a new message shows up. This bar is not for advertising, and is meant as community notification system only. We hope you agree the use is worth the minor inconvenience of having it appear at the top of every page.

As always, please let us know your thoughts about this
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Mowen » January 29, 2013 6:02pm | Report
I think it's pretty nice since you can easily click the x button and it goes away immediately.

After dealing with other sites that have put up annoying ads at the top bar the fact I can make it go away is a lot better than most sites would give me!

Also I wanted to add that we plan on not using this feature too often, so it's not like there's going to be a different message every day.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Atlas » January 29, 2013 6:07pm | Report
Looks awesome, and it fits in nicely too. ;)
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Embracing » January 29, 2013 6:12pm | Report
its great

pretty eyecatching
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by BarbJ » January 30, 2013 5:51am | Report
I just don't like the color. It seems out of place really (which I guess is the point), but I would prefer it kept with the blue / black we have already.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by wRAthoFVuLK » January 30, 2013 2:03pm | Report
I think it's fine in orange, you want it to be seen.

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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Fruyti » January 30, 2013 2:04pm | Report
i like it d00ds
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by Pølsemanden » January 30, 2013 2:31pm | Report
plz no orange.
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Permalink | Quote | PM | +Rep | Commend by jhoijhoi » February 19, 2013 2:09pm | Report
It was annoying until I realised I could close it. For people who are new, or returning to MobaFire, it's a great feature to detail what's important for us to know.
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