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Re: [ALPHA] ACP April Fools Prank (STG Style)

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I also sent to all registered members PM with announcement of leadership change at forum with notice of my abdication and they could find access to ACP at the bottom of the page. :lol: :mrgreen:

One of my friends sent me PM, she nearly got heart attack when read my abdication PM. :lol:
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WhiteWolfSix wrote:I also sent to all registered members PM with announcement of leadership change at forum with notice of my abdication and they could find access to ACP at the bottom of the page. :lol: :mrgreen:

One of my friends sent me PM, she nearly got heart attack when read my abdication PM. :lol:
haha!! that’s great!! I love it! :D
Thanks for sharing guys. :)
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Re: [ALPHA] ACP April Fools Prank (STG Style)

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Haha... it's funny with that PM announcement, cause many members are coming to board through e-mail notification directly to PM box. So they didn't notice today's discussion about this April Fools Prank and are not warned. :mrgreen: All registered are with admin colour and rank and my rank is 'suspended' :D
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Thanks David, this is a great laugh at my forum.

I posted the following message in the chatbox on the index page:

URGENT; @ The Staff - I received some emails from members that the Administration Control Panel link is showing on the index page, I don't see it, can you check it for me ?

They are going beserk.

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I’m sure Highway will enjoy reading this if his ransom is ever paid. :?

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Thanks again, Highway! :mrgreen: It worked like a charm 8-) I had already uploaded the /acp/ files and late in the evening 3/31 I uploaded the edited functions.php file. Then I went to bed. The next morning there was a new topic.

Here are a few reactions from the rather long thread :D :

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That’s fantastic!! thanks for the stories. :D
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Re: [ALPHA] ACP April Fools Prank (STG Style)

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Notice of Pending Abandonment and Discontinued Support

I regret to inform everyone here that I will be abandoning this MOD.
My time currently has not allowed me to work on as many projects as I started last year.
Currently I have developed and supported the following MODs: (not counting tools and scripts)
  • [BETA] Topic Tags Prefixes MOD -- Abandoning
  • [BETA] Advanced Meta Tags SEO MOD -- Abandoning
  • [BETA] Highway Referral Invitation MOD -- Further developments planned
  • [MODDB] Activity Stats MOD -- Supported, no further developments planned
  • [MODDB] ACP Add User MOD -- Supported, no further developments planned
  • [MODDB] Avatar on Memberlist -- Supported, no further developments planned
  • [BETA] Advertisement MOD -- Abandoning
  • [DEV] Advanced PayPal Donation MOD -- Further developments planned
  • [ALPHA] ACP April Fools Prank MOD -- Abandoning
  • [MODDB] phpBB3 Error Logging Tool - Supported, no further developments planned
  • [ABD] Author Viewable Only MOD -- Abandoned
  • [ABD] Hide Hack (AKA Lockdown) MOD -- Abandoned
  • [ABD] Advanced Welcome PM (Welcome Committee) -- Abandoned
The MODs listed as “Abandoning” will remain open long enough for any possible transfer to another MOD Author, or any further discussion. -- Topics will then be closed after I return from Joomla!Day Vancouver on June 14th.
I will no longer continue to support “Abandoning” MODs from this point forward.

Making this announcement is difficult due to the number of users who have been testing and using these MODs, but at this point, my resources are very precious, and I need to concentrate my efforts on some of the MOD Team projects and the few important MODs that I would like to continue to develop and support.
Most importantly, the Referral Invitation MOD and PayPal Donation MOD.
I also hope that this move will give me the time I need to speed up development of these MODs.

Please feel free to ask questions, but again, I will not be answering any further support questions.

Thanks for understanding,
- Highway of Life
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Sorry to hear time is so short for you, HOL. I believe I can actually HEAR the average quality of mods drop now that you won't be working on these :|

But thank you SO MUCH for what you've already done, and the attention you pay to others and their requests. You are one of a kind, my friend 8-)
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Hi Capmaster, I really appreciate the comments, that’s very kind of you, I’m flattered.

One of my major goals this year is to work very hard with MOD Authors to improve the overall quality of code in everyone’s MOD. So I’m hoping that even though I’m dropping support for some nice MODs, it will mean an increase in quality of everyone else's MODs altogether.
After-all, that’s what our site is dedicated to. :)

BTW, this MOD in particular is probably the lowest quality MOD that I have, it confirms to phpBB3 standards the least, because it was a quick "joke" script meant to be used once, on one day... but it turned out to be really popular... who'da thunk? :D

-----oOo-----

On a positive note, john010117.2 will be taking over support and development of this MOD.
He will be working on conforming it to phpBB3 standards, and hopefully maybe get it submitted and approved to the MOD Database before next April 1st, which... as he put it, is a lightyear away. :D
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I'm about halfway through of converting the MOD to meet phpBB3 MOD standards. I'll be making this as lightweight as possible - easy to put up and easy to take down (on April Fools day).

EDIT: New topic
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The New Development Topic has been posted by John, so I’m going to close this topic as abandoned.

Thanks again everyone!
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