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Discussion in 'Please Tell Us What You Think' started by Reddy, Aug 10, 2005.

  1. Reddy New Member

    Sometimes there are few threads which are not replied by anyone and after few days I guess there is a chance for many of the sql experts(moderators) to forget those threads and will be there without any answers.
    I am not sure but I think many of the experts look only Active Topics and reply them then n there, may be due to lack of time or anything else.

    What I think is if there is a seperate forum like " threads not replied",people who are interested can review them and if possible answer those in their leisure time.

    I am not sure how my DBA friends would react for this request, but it was my feeling because I am getting a lot of help from this forum by all of our moderators and also others.

    I really love this forum because this is the only forum I have seen very Active, thanks to Brad.

    Thanks!
    "He laughs best who laughs last"

  2. Luis Martin Moderator

    Brad was thinking in a way to find out 0 replies, but no as new forum.
    Active topics help, but Moderators should look all forums looking for those cases.
    Sometimes, I find those cases but I can't give an answer.


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  3. bradmcgehee New Member

    Hey moderators, what do you think of this idea? As Reddy has suggested, I could create a special forum for this purpose, and then as the moderators find unanswered questions that they cannot answer, they can move them to this area. What are your opinions?


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  4. Luis Martin Moderator

    Agree.

    Luis Martin
    Moderator
    SQL-Server-Performance.com

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important
    Bertrand Russell


    All postings are provided “AS IS” with no warranties for accuracy.



  5. ghemant Moderator

    Sir,
    may i suggest , rather having seperate forum folder / topic what if we have a filter option of unanswered post !? it must be much easier as it comes with the thread heads too !? is it feasible !?

    Regards

    hsGoswami
    ghemant@gmail.com
    "Humans don't have Caliber to PASS TIME , Time it self Pass or Fail Humans" - by Hemant Goswami
  6. Madhivanan Moderator

    I already asked this question
    http://sql-server-performance.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=8157

    It is better to have seperate Link next to Active topic showing "Unreplied Post"
    Clicking that will display all the unreplied posts in all forums same as that of active topics


    Madhivanan

    Failing to plan is Planning to fail
  7. FrankKalis Moderator

    Okay, I've search Snitz.com, but couldn't find any readily available Mod there, that lets one easily identify unanswered posts. So I started a thread there, asking if something like this already exists:<a target="_blank" href=http://forum.snitz.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=59076>http://forum.snitz.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=59076</a><br />Basically asking the same what Madhivanan suggested. Let's wait and see. <br /><br />I don't think another new forum would help here. Rather I would suggest that someone would encounters an unreplied question, posts an answer to bring the thread back on the active topics page. Even if he doesn't know the answer or the complete answer. In this regard should also the original creator of the thread become active again and reply to his own question to bring it back to attention. <br /><br />But I would be interested in the number of unreplied questions here anyway. I don't think that number is really high. <br /><br />Coming to think about it. It shouldn't that hard to develop such functionality own our own. Basically it's just a job that runs once or twice a day, that scans the table for all threads HAVING COUNT(*)=1 and inserts a new row with some values from the original row and a predefined text as the new message body. That should be it. <br /><br />Btw, while searching Snitz I've come across the *very* interesting Mod:<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://forum.snitz.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=58227>http://forum.snitz.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=58227</a> [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-2.gif' alt=':D' />]<br /><br />--<br />Frank Kalis<br />Microsoft SQL Server MVP<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://www.insidesql.de>http://www.insidesql.de</a><br />Ich unterstütze PASS Deutschland e.V. <a target="_blank" href=http://www.sqlpass.de>http://www.sqlpass.de</a>) <br />
  8. Madhivanan Moderator

    Frank, Does a5xo3z1 have any special meaning? [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><br /><br />Madhivanan<br /><br />Failing to plan is Planning to fail
  9. dineshasanka Moderator

    I think we discussed on this matter earlier and Brad told us that he try to implement this when the re-design is done. So think we all missed that.
  10. FrankKalis Moderator

    <blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Madhivanan</i><br /><br />Frank, Does a5xo3z1 have any special meaning? [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"><br />No, apart from being hard to remember. [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><br />--<br />Frank Kalis<br />Microsoft SQL Server MVP<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://www.insidesql.de>http://www.insidesql.de</a><br />Ich unterstütze PASS Deutschland e.V. <a target="_blank" href=http://www.sqlpass.de>http://www.sqlpass.de</a>) <br />
  11. bradmcgehee New Member

    I think I can create some code, to be executed from a link, that will bring up posts with zero responses. It is still on my to do list. On the other hand, a mod from Snitz would be better. Let's see what Frank's inquiry brings.

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  12. Reddy New Member

    Yeah as Hemant said even that idea looks better, doing some sort of filter so that even can get unanswered posts. Lets wait n c what Brad and other moderators would decide on this. Its nice to have these many replies for my thread, I am happy.

    Thanks!
    "He laughs best who laughs last"

  13. Adriaan New Member

    <blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by Reddy</i><br /><br />Lets wait n c<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"><br /><br />Shouldn't that be<br /><br /><b>Let's w8 n c</b><br /><br />?[<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-2.gif' alt=':D' />]
  14. Reddy New Member

    Adriaan...I agree with u sir

    Thanks!
    "He laughs best who laughs last"

  15. Luis Martin Moderator

    In English, please[<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-6.gif' alt=':(' />].<br /><br />Luis Martin<br />Moderator<br />SQL-Server-Performance.com<br /><br /><font size="1">One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important<br />Bertrand Russell<br /></font id="size1"><br /><br /><font size="1">All postings are provided “AS IS” with no warranties for accuracy.</font id="size1"><br /><br /><br /><br />
  16. FrankKalis Moderator

    <blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><br />Let's w8 n c<br /><hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"><br />I'm guessing: Lets' wait 'n' see [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-2.gif' alt=':D' />]<br /><br />--<br />Frank Kalis<br />Microsoft SQL Server MVP<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://www.insidesql.de>http://www.insidesql.de</a><br />Ich unterstütze PASS Deutschland e.V. <a target="_blank" href=http://www.sqlpass.de>http://www.sqlpass.de</a>) <br />
  17. satya Moderator

    ... if you're not a SMS geek then referhttp://www.smstoday.co.uk/short-codes/ link.

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  18. FrankKalis Moderator

    I guess I've send one or two SMS in my life this far. [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><br /><br />...but more important. I got a reply on my Snitz inquiry. There is something readily available. <br /><br />Brad, check my thread on Snitz. Someone gave a link to yet another site running this Mod. you can see it there on a demo page in action and you can download it from there along with installation hints. Looks exactly like that we're after. [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><br />--<br />Frank Kalis<br />Microsoft SQL Server MVP<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://www.insidesql.de>http://www.insidesql.de</a><br />Ich unterstütze PASS Deutschland e.V. <a target="_blank" href=http://www.sqlpass.de>http://www.sqlpass.de</a>) <br />
  19. satya Moderator

    What a perfect solution by Rusty [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />].<br /><br /><hr noshade size="1"><b>Satya SKJ</b><br />Moderator<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://www.SQL-Server-Performance.Com/forum>http://www.SQL-Server-Performance.Com/forum</a><br /><center><font color="teal"><font size="1">This posting is provided “AS IS” with no rights for the sake of <i>knowledge sharing.</i></font id="size1"></font id="teal"></center>
  20. Adriaan New Member

    <blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by FrankKalis</i><br /><br />I guess I've send one or two SMS in my life this far. [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"></font id="quote"></blockquote id="quote"><br />You're way ahead of me, really.[<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-2.gif' alt=':D' />]
  21. bradmcgehee New Member

    I'll check it out.

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  22. bradmcgehee New Member

    I have implemented the new modification.

    Just select "Unanswered" at the top of the screen to see it work.

    Thanks Frank for your work finding this modification, and thanks to everyone else for reminding me about this.

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  23. Argyle New Member

    Looks good. I would prefer if the default view was "Last Week" instead of "Last Visit" or one might risk to miss the actual posts that the mod is intended for <img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-5.gif' alt=';)' />
  24. Reddy New Member

    Thats really good.Now it serves my purpose.

    Argyle
    I think that doesnt matter coz we have all other options in there to sort according and ofcourse "Last Visit" looks gud for me.
    Thanks Frank for helping the forum regarding this and thanks to Brad for implementing this very fast. Appreciate you both.

    Thanks!
    "He laughs best who laughs last"

  25. FrankKalis Moderator

    Wow, pretty cool! It springs immediately to the eye. [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><br />--<br />Frank Kalis<br />Microsoft SQL Server MVP<br /<a target="_blank" href=http://www.insidesql.de>http://www.insidesql.de</a><br />Ich unterstütze PASS Deutschland e.V. <a target="_blank" href=http://www.sqlpass.de>http://www.sqlpass.de</a>) <br />
  26. Luis Martin Moderator

    Thanks a lot, Brad.


    Luis Martin
    Moderator
    SQL-Server-Performance.com

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important
    Bertrand Russell


    All postings are provided “AS IS” with no warranties for accuracy.



  27. Madhivanan Moderator

    Thanks Brad, nice feature in Quick time [<img src='/community/emoticons/emotion-1.gif' alt=':)' />]<br /><br /><br />Madhivanan<br /><br />Failing to plan is Planning to fail
  28. ghemant Moderator

    hi,
    thanx its very good , as members of the forum can easily move to unanswered topic quickly.




    hsGoswami
    ghemant@gmail.com
    "Humans don't have Caliber to PASS TIME , Time it self Pass or Fail Humans" - by Hemant Goswami
  29. satya Moderator

  30. bradmcgehee New Member

    I am not sure what you mean?

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  31. FrankKalis Moderator

    Actually I've deleted the complete thread. It was the spammer several members complained about in the last few days.

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    Frank Kalis
    Microsoft SQL Server MVP
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    Ich unterstütze PASS Deutschland e.V. http://www.sqlpass.de)
  32. satya Moderator

    I should be more clear in this, as I've seen a job posting under 'Unanswered' link this morning and thought it would be a good idea to disallow posts that falls under QL-Server-Performance.Com Other' section.

    (apologies for the confusion)

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  33. bradmcgehee New Member

    Satya, I think this would require modifications to the new modification, which is beyond me how to do. But I do understand now what you mean.

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  34. satya Moderator

    Ah, forget about it Brad. I thought it would be a easy tweak to do so.

    Thanks.

    Satya SKJ
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  35. Luis Martin Moderator

    Yeap, would be nice.

    Luis Martin
    Moderator
    SQL-Server-Performance.com

    One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important
    Bertrand Russell


    All postings are provided “AS IS” with no warranties for accuracy.



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