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Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby battye » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:33 pm

Last edited by bonelifer on Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:57 pm, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Fixed link
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby Boardtalk.net » Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:57 pm

battye wrote:Please discuss the the blog post "MOD Statistics: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD Database" here!

The link to the article should be http://blog.phpbb.com/2011/07/05/mod-statistics-the-most-downloaded-mods-from-the-mod-database/ :oops:
No avatar is #5 for 2011 :D :D
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby bonelifer » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:01 pm

Boardtalk.net wrote:
battye wrote:Please discuss the the blog post "MOD Statistics: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD Database" here!

The link to the article should be http://blog.phpbb.com/2011/07/05/mod-statistics-the-most-downloaded-mods-from-the-mod-database/ :oops:
No avatar is #5 for 2011 :D :D
Well done to KillBill. the co-author.
Well done to everyone too on the list :)


Ha, I fixed the link just a second before you posted. :D
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby Boardtalk.net » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:03 pm

bonelifer wrote:Ha, I fixed the link just a second before you posted. :D

:P ;)
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby Pony99CA » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:09 pm

You should have a key to the fonts. I presume that the orange/red font indicates the #1 item in each list, except that Viewtopic Birthday is crossed out at #1 in the overall phpBB MOD list without any explanation.

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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby Boardtalk.net » Tue Jul 05, 2011 1:14 pm

There’s a note on the bottom giving the explanation:
Note: It is unlikely that Viewtopic Birthday has over one million legitimate downloads.

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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby _Vinny_ » Fri Jul 08, 2011 12:30 am

Very cool. :)

Congratulations to all authors.
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby kweezy » Fri Oct 28, 2011 7:15 am

I'm diggin this, a big congrats to the authors!
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby nortski » Thu Jan 26, 2012 2:03 pm

I actually never thought about installing MODs on my forum before, guess I must be really behind the times. time to catch up methinks ;)
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby Elias » Thu Jan 26, 2012 4:47 pm

nortski wrote:I actually never thought about installing MODs on my forum before, guess I must be really behind the times. time to catch up methinks ;)


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You install the features you need!

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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby noth » Sun Jan 29, 2012 9:46 am

there are many skilled coders out there who come to phpBB and give us their time and results

they (mainly) share with us code that first they needed themselves and then - on top of that - provide support to those who have problems after installing that code

how to credit those modders? they do deserve credit and our thanks!

this is an impassioned way of attempting to do that, to bring the names of the coders to the surface and say YES these are the people who deserve cudos

numbers can't be argued with - there are no human judges in this, therefore it stands

the Blog itself deserve thanks as well, a good piece of detective /research work

I find it fascinating that phpBB mChat by R McGirr83 is at no2 (quite rightly, it's a superb mod which I downloaded myself) but if you go a couple of pages on in "Communications" you come to this
mChat
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Last updated Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:43 am
so there is another earlier version of mChat, what happened? did R McGirr83 build on that? get inspired by it? what? :lol:
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby DavidIQ » Sun Jan 29, 2012 2:02 pm

Did you actually look at his profile? He hasn't been here since March.
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Re: Discuss blog post: The most downloaded MODs from the MOD

Postby /a3 » Sun Jan 29, 2012 11:37 pm

noth wrote:so there is another earlier version of mChat, what happened? did R McGirr83 build on that? get inspired by it? what? :lol:

From what I can remember, the original was banned at one stage so other MOD authors took over and produced the new version. mChat was not a bad MOD, so it made sense to fork it rather than let it become abandoned.
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