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Mod Version: 4.2.0.0, by Paul M (Dr Pepper Addict) Paul M is offline
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vB Version: 4.2.0 Rating: (13 votes - 4.69 average) Installs: 85
Released: 17 Jun 2012 Last Update: Never Downloads: 171
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This adds the following enhancements to the vB core DoublePost feature.

1. Option to turn on a timestamp separator.
2. Option for the timestamp to include the time of the previous post.

Note that as in previous versions, the timestamp is fixed, i.e. it will not change if being viewed from different timezones.

All settings are located in the existing DP settings vBulletin Options > Message Posting Doublepost Options

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v4.2.0.0 : 17-Jun-2012 : New for vBulletin 4.2.0.

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Old 17 Jun 2012, 16:22
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Any reason why this wasn't just built into it from the start?
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Old 17 Jun 2012, 16:33
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Yes, its doesnt play well across multiple timezones.
Note that as in previous versions, the timestamp is fixed, i.e. it will not change if being viewed from different timezones.

Thats fine in a mod, but not acceptable in the core product.
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Old 17 Jun 2012, 16:38
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Ok, thanks for the reply.
I will give it a go.
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Old 17 Jun 2012, 18:30
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Very good MOD. Thanks you.
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Old 18 Jun 2012, 00:01
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thanks Paul
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 08:13
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please add, Usergroup exceptions (Allows you to exempt certain usergroups from the doublepost merges) and Forum exceptions (Allows you to exempt certain forums form the doublepost merges) in this mod too.

thxb4
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 09:48
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Thanks
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Old 19 Jun 2012, 12:56
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Originally Posted by etca View Post
please add, Usergroup exceptions (Allows you to exempt certain usergroups from the doublepost merges) and Forum exceptions (Allows you to exempt certain forums form the doublepost merges) in this mod too.
Why would I do that ? It would be pointless duplication of core functionality.
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Old 04 Aug 2012, 04:00
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Great mod man, seriously should be in Core.

Request though, Anyway to have the customer separator to be used and just use a variable like %time or something? I also don't like that it updates the time of the original post either.
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Old 06 Aug 2012, 03:03
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Keep up the good work, Paul.
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Old 24 Aug 2012, 22:06
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Originally Posted by Paul M View Post
Yes, its doesnt play well across multiple timezones.



Thats fine in a mod, but not acceptable in the core product.
When I first noticed the double post feature, I always thought it should have included a time stamp, but with relative time because of the timezone issue.

So you'd have your first post. And then the separator to your followup would say something like

---- 30 minutes later ----

or

---- after 2.5 hours ----

something like that. See what I mean? Timezone agnostic because it's all relative.
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Old 25 Aug 2012, 00:27
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thanks very good
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Old 20 Sep 2012, 20:45
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How does this feature work on vBulletin.org?
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Old 21 Sep 2012, 01:56
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Pretty much the same.
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