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Old 4th May 2009, 00:09   #2161
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Suggestion in jest: have a sort of countdown timer on the site that can be set to alert you when you have to log off T-BHP! E.g. "Go to the gym now and not tomorrow, you fool-- T-BHP will still be here when you get back!" or "Close the T-BHP tab now-- it won't kill you!"
Why do you need such alerts ? Aren't you married ?

GTO, do we have some screenshots of when this forum began? I mean, the first set of members, first thread, look and feel etc ?
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Old 4th May 2009, 19:42   #2162
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GTO, do we have some screenshots of when this forum began? I mean, the first set of members, first thread, look and feel etc ?
Here's a couple:

The "Baap" of Team-BHP : Our little MSN community called "Formula 1ndia"
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First time Team-BHP had 41 users online. And we went ballistic!
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11111 posts (We actually had a forum section on race stories. And then, we grew wiser )
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Our move from Ikonboard -> Vbulletin (See the top forum section. Old member passwords couldn't be imported due to encryption)
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Team-BHP's 1st Anniversary
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20000 members
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The day we became a "Big Board" (5,00,000 posts)
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The 1 Million mark
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Some pictures from our early meets:
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At Bade Miyan
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A Formula 1ndia meet (M5 = GTO, carbonfiber = Stratos, Rohin = Revvmaster)
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Dippy's birthday cake being cut on the Jeep's bonnet
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An EVO was in town. We went visiting at all of 2 a.m. (Revvmaster wore a suit hoping to smooth-talk them into a testdrive )
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Old 4th May 2009, 21:49   #2163
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Quite a long way, as we can see. Nice set of pics, GTO.
Am curious to know how we take it from here - long term.
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Old 4th May 2009, 21:59   #2164
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amazing work guys hat of to you for giving us such a good board.
really liked the pics GTO.

loved the new section on the board, now members can see the finest work done by the tuners both audio and performance .
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Old 4th May 2009, 23:08   #2165
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Great to see the history of T-BHP, GTO! Thanks for sharing.

Has there ever been talk of a pan-India T-BHP convention or something? Once in two years, say? Meet and greet, talks, slideshows, food... and driving?
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Old 5th May 2009, 10:39   #2166
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Great Pix. Thanks for sharing.

Another Question: Is there a way of knowing whether a ban on a fellow bhpian is temporary or permanent? If its the former, the date when it is getting revoked.
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Old 5th May 2009, 12:58   #2167
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Guys, why don't you rename 4x4 Excursions or Split it into 4x4 Recce & 4x4 Events.

The Excursions does not look Matured word in the 4x4 Division.
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Hi,

We have an 'edit' function for a fixed period. Can there be a 'delete' button too for the same period?

I do see some posts where the posts were edited to read 'please delete - wrong post'!
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Old 5th May 2009, 13:55   #2169
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We have an 'edit' function for a fixed period. Can there be a 'delete' button too for the same period?

I do see some posts where the posts were edited to read 'please delete - wrong post'!
I think the inability to delete makes one rather careful about what one puts out there! Just like in real life, you can't take back something once you've said it.
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Great to see the history of T-BHP, GTO! Thanks for sharing.
There sure is a lot of history

Check out these threads as well :

Team-BHP - The Definitive Indian Car Community - History

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...ttle-time.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...-lifetime.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...t-s-there.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...-team-bhp.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...wer-drive.html

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/collec...ospective.html

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Has there ever been talk of a pan-India T-BHP convention or something? Once in two years, say? Meet and greet, talks, slideshows, food... and driving?
There have been talks & threads (search for em, i think pan-india was the term used for one). However, these kind of meets require a lot of planning and organization.

There was a sucessful "National meet" in goa a few years back.

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Another Question: Is there a way of knowing whether a ban on a fellow bhpian is temporary or permanent? If its the former, the date when it is getting revoked.
Unfortunately the software classifies both permanent and temporary bans as "BANNED" - and there is no other indication for viewers. The banned member gets a screen displaying the ban period & reason.

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Guys, why don't you rename 4x4 Excursions or Split it into 4x4 Recce & 4x4 Events.
Hmmm... i think the line between Recces and Events is quite fine. Nonetheless we will discuss this.

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We have an 'edit' function for a fixed period. Can there be a 'delete' button too for the same period?

I do see some posts where the posts were edited to read 'please delete - wrong post'!
Great suggestion! Lets see if this is possible within the software.

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I think the inability to delete makes one rather careful about what one puts out there! Just like in real life, you can't take back something once you've said it.
Indeed, but trrk is talking about the ability to delete within 20mins of posting (which is the same amount of time you can edit your post for, after posting).

What a lot of members do is edit out the contents of their post entirely - and request the mods to delete the post. Eg. when the post gets submitted twice by mistake.

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Old 5th May 2009, 19:35   #2171
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@Mods, the new Tuner Showoff section rules say that the threads will not come up in "New Posts", but they do come up. Just a heads up, but I would really like it to remain like it is now.

In the same section, most people would be interested in the price that the mods would have cost. Why do we have the rule to not mention prices?

Lastly, could we please get tuners to post in the style that Karthik has done. It makes reading the thread a real eye opener.
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I think the inability to delete makes one rather careful about what one puts out there! Just like in real life, you can't take back something once you've said it.
Correctly said! But I would be careful of what I write even if there is a delete option. But since I can edit for 20 minutes, I thought a delete within that 20 minutes would be nice to have. It will avoid duplicate posts and reduce the burden on the moderators to delete such posts As I find sometimes that the answer has already been given after I submit the post, the only thing left to do is clear everything and request for deletion, which can be avoided.

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Great suggestion! Lets see if this is possible within the software.
I am happy that I could suggest something potentially useful! I hope the software allows that!
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Hmm.. I was wondering if it's possible to have alerts (or just plain old subscription) in classifieds section. My friend's been looking for a used gypsy (with MPFI engine), since quite some time now. I've been checking the classifieds sections almost on daily basis to see if some gypsy has been put up for sale. It would be great if I could just set an alert, which would send me a mail, if a certain keyword or model name has been put up for sale.

Thanks,
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@Mods, the new Tuner Showoff section rules say that the threads will not come up in "New Posts", but they do come up. Just a heads up, but I would really like it to remain like it is now.
We are adopting a "wait & watch" policy on that at the moment.

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In the same section, most people would be interested in the price that the mods would have cost. Why do we have the rule to not mention prices?
Tuners are free to mention the cost of the project.

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Hmm.. I was wondering if it's possible to have alerts (or just plain old subscription) in classifieds section. My friend's been looking for a used gypsy (with MPFI engine), since quite some time now.
Your suggestion will be incorporated. Thanks, just wait & watch
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How about allowing a limited number of name changes. I selected my username based on my gmail id and was quite suprised I could not change it. Changing your user name every few days should not be permitted but may be 2 or changes in a lifetime. What happens if you had selected a user name like Skoda_Lover and then read the thread here and started hating Skoda? Surely you wouldn't like to use that user name.
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