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    LOCKED - Migration Instructions/How To's/Why Leaving Yuku?

    Why are we leaving Yuku?

    One reason is cost. Yuku now costs about $3700/year. The hosting fees with this company are significantly less. Yuku's price is based upon page views. Hosting company will stay pretty much the same so if the site grows - the site cost stays the same unlike Yuku. And Yuku hasn't increased their price in a few years and they are hurting for $$$.

    Also, I am not sure how much longer Yuku will be in business. They have been sold about 4 times over the past 5 years and they lost their biggest board in July which accounted for 15% of their traffic. Plus - they never optimized a mobile view and I just got tired of waiting on them.
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    Account migration and setup...

    Hello, and welcome to the new SixPackSpeak.com. As you know, our time at Yuku was frustrating, to say the least. We hope that our new home will offer a better user experience.

    Yuku Members

    Your Yuku login credentials will not work here. Old Yuku forum members have accounts reserved. Please e-mail reunite@sixpackspeak.com your Yuku username from the email you would like associated with your account here. We will reply with a temporary password.

    We're going to try to be available to process requests as quickly as possible, especially over the first few days. If you haven't received a temporary password within 24 hours, please send another request. Before sending a second request, please check your spam folder; your login information may have landed in there.

    You can not register with your old yuku username. Your username is already reserved. If you want your old username, please follow the instructions in the first paragraph under Yuku members.

    If you'd like to post under a different name, just register according to the "New Members" directions below.

    After receiving a temporary password and logging in, we recommend that you create a permanent password by going here: http://forums.sixpackspeak.com/profi...o=editpassword

    If you've received a password and are still unable to log in or post, please don't hesitate to send an e-mail to reunite@sixpackspeak.com. If you're able to post and have an issue that may be of interest to others, please post it. If the issue is of a private nature, please send an e-mail to admin@sixpackspeak.com or private message me.

    Please do not use the Yuku PM system to contact us.

    New Members

    If you've just found this forum and wish to join, please register for a new account. A registration link is available to logged out visitors in the top right hand corner of every page on the board or by this link - http://forums.sixpackspeak.com/register.php.

    Update your Bookmarks

    Please make sure that you update your bookmarks for the forum. As always, you can go to http://sixpackspeak.com and click Message Board to bring you here.



    Thanks in advance for your patience and cooperation. While there are bound to be a few glitches, we hope to make this move happen as smoothly as possible.
    Last edited by dawgstudent; 10-24-2012 at 07:59 PM. Reason: Updating email addresses


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    How To's (Please Read)...

    1. How To Make this look like Yuku threaded?
    2. Make sure at the bottom left of the page "Threaded View" is chosen.
    3. Once you are inside a post, on the upper right portion when viewing the thread, click "Display" and change the view to "Hybrid Mode" if it's not already selected. It should remember your settings from that point on.
    4. The view is as close to Yuku as possible. You will notice when responding to a thread, the reply goes to the top of the "tree" instead of the bottom like it does Yuku when viewing the board. It's reversed The threaded view was custom written for an older version of vbulletin (3.7) and they had to get it to work for this version (4.x). Once we get used to it, hopefully we won't notice it. http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=209541


    How To Make it look like a Topic(Flat) view like 24/7?
    1. Make sure at the bottom left of the page "Topic View" is chosen.
    2. Once you are inside a post, on the upper right portion when viewing the thread, click "Display" and change the view to "Linear Mode" if it's not already selected. It should remember your settings from that point on.


    How To Reply?
    1. Make sure you click "Reply" or "Reply with Quote" under the post that you directly want to reply to. It's really nice b/c the page doesn't have to load a reply page- it will just make a box under the post and you can type your reply there. Reply with Quote is suggested b/c it will be easier to understand for those that are using the Flat view.
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    How to Take me to the forum after I post?
    1. Go to Settings at the top right
    2. General Settings on the Left
    3. Under Visitor Messaging - New Thread Saving Preferences choose Redirect me to parent Forum
    4. One problem with this is it will mess up when posting a poll. Vbulletin's way of posting a poll is you enter your post then click the checkbox that you want to post a poll. When you click post - it's supposed to take you to the screen to enter your poll options. When you have redirect on - it bypasses the poll page. If you want to add a poll with the redirect on, you need to go back to your post and under Thread Tools at the top - click "Add a poll". You have a 5 minute window to do this.
    Last edited by dawgstudent; 10-08-2012 at 11:42 AM.


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    PLEASE USE THE TEST BOARD TO MAKE A TEST POST. Thanks. Mgmt.
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