No announcement yet.

Little picture thingys below signatures

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Little picture thingys below signatures

    What in the world are those little pictures that have popped up below the signatures lines?

    I would appreciate it if someone could explain them.
    "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

  • #2
    yes indeed, inquiring minds want to know
    Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788


    • #3
      Digg is all about user powered content. Everything is submitted and voted on by the digg community. Share, discover, bookmark, and promote stuff that's important to you!

      Furl saves a personal copy of any page on the Web and lets you to find it again instantly, from any computer. Share the sites you find, and discover useful new sites. Become a member to start building your Personal Web.

      Searches weblogs by keyword and for links. Also provides news from general news services and blogs.

      A social bookmarks manager. Using bookmarklets, you can add bookmarks to your list and categorize them.


      • #4
        Thanks for the explanation.

        Next question......WE NEED THEM........WHY??????

        Just curious. I participate in three other forums and this is the first I've seen those do-hicky thing-a-ma-bobs..
        ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

        D. Platt


        • #5
          Also, what's with the " permalink " by each post number ?
          DW788 and Hawk 226

          " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "


          • #6

            Well, now that you explained the "What"

            Would you give us an example of the "Why" and the "How" these links are used?

            From your previous post in this thread, I am unable to find a use for any of them.



            • #7
              I'm curious too. WHY do we need them?
              LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL


              • #8
                Do we have to pay for their services?

                We are the music makers.
                We are the dreamers of dreams.

                Easy scrollin' with a DW788


                • #9
                  I must say I find the icons distractingly prominent. What's your vision for using them to improve the forum, Rob?


                  Edit: Hey - I can't see the icons on my own post!
                  There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
                  (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)


                  • #10
                    Where are those "thingies"??? I can't see them.
                    Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
                    Owner of a Dewalt 788
                    PuffityDragon on AFSP


                    • #11
                      The four icons are social bookmarking sites which are all effective ways of sharing content with others. There are no fees associated with the services. No one is required to use them but they are available to people who do use these services.

                      The goal with making them available is to introduce more scrollers to the message boards. Traditionally, people navigate to the site knowing SSWC, link building, directory listings, organic search through Google, Yahoo, MSN, AOL etc... This is just another tool to drive more traffic and help increase membership to the board.

                      I would agree with Gill that the icons are too prominent in the existing design. In the short term, I removed them unitl I can make them less obtrusive.

                      Below are links if you wish to investigate them further. The all have their own merits and must admit they are not for everyone.

                      Last edited by admin; 02-05-2007, 10:24 PM.


                      Unconfigured Ad Widget


                      Latest Topics


                      • will8989
                        Reply to Phone call from son.
                        by will8989
                        Talked to him yesterday after he was coherent. Very fortunately, it was dc current. He said ac current and would have ended differently. And it wasn’t a house. It was a converter box in a marina located on a deck cut into a 20’ high steep bank. They had to climb a ladder to get to it. And they were...
                        Yesterday, 10:53 PM
                      • garryatpa
                        Reply to A Bear In The Woods
                        by garryatpa
                        Wow!!!! That is beautiful. Super job of sawing. If I worked it out correctly it took you less than a minute for each opening especially when I look at the amount of time it would take to saw the outline of the bear. Garry
                        Yesterday, 10:43 PM
                      • meflick
                        Reply to Phone call from son.
                        by meflick
                        Glad to hear your son is fine Betty but what a scary thing.
                        Yesterday, 01:10 PM
                      • meflick
                        Reply to Hello from Central Florida
                        by meflick
                        Welcome to the forum from another Tennessean....
                        Yesterday, 01:04 PM
                      • John Smith
                        Reply to Hello from Central Florida
                        by John Smith
                        Thanks guys, I have a lot of HDU left over from my sign business in various thicknesses.
                        HDU doesn't "fuse" or repair itself under heat or friction. Only acrylics and some PVC materials do that. Depending on what part of the world you are in, you would have to google HDU Distributors...
                        Yesterday, 10:01 AM