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  1. Question Sticky Thread Sorting/Displaying threads and posts?

    If you are finding it difficult to locate threads and information in any of our Milsurp Knowledge Libraries and wanted to know if they could be...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-13-2006 11:41 AM
    posts, sorting or displaying, threads
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  2. Question Sticky Thread What do the various colors used with members names mean?

    They indicate the type of membership and access privileges that particular member enjoys on MILSURPS.COM Moderators Advisory Panel (click here)...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-15-2006 07:09 PM
    colors, members, names
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  3. Question Sticky Thread How do I upload or post images on MILSURPS.COM?

    How do I upload or post images on MILSURPS.COM .... (Article by Stevo) To add images to your post on MILSURPS.COM, you have two options: 1....

    Submitted by Badger‎, 10-24-2006 03:45 PM
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  4. Question Sticky Thread How do I use PhotoBucket to display images on MILSURPS.COM?

    (Tutorial provided by MILSURPS.COM member "Dimitri") :thup: My Semi-Long tutorial for anyone else that needs help to get a avatar image they have...

    Submitted by Badger‎, 10-25-2006 09:52 AM
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  5. Question Sticky Thread How do I report "spammers" or inappropriate posts?

    Since October, 2006, the Military Surplus Collectors Forums have grown consistently from month to month, now approaching almost 1,000 registered...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-03-2007 10:14 AM
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  6. Question Sticky Thread How do I post pics? - A tutorial by Wally

    (Tutorial provided by MILSURPS.COM member "Wally") :thup: I've noticed that there are still alot of people that don't know how to post pictures so...

    Submitted by Badger‎, 04-04-2008 09:21 PM
    pics, post, tutorial, wally
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  7. Question Sticky Thread Can I access the milsurps.com site from dial-up, cell phone, iPhone or Blackberry?

    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-02-2009 12:08 PM
    access, blackberry, cell, dialup, iphone, milsurpscom, phone, site
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  8. Announcement Sticky Thread Introducing BerryBlab - Native BlackBerry Application for Milsurps.Com!

    Native BlackBerry Application for Milsurps.Com! Click to Enlarge We are pleased to announce the release of full support for the Blackberry...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-09-2010 01:28 PM
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  9. Question Sticky Thread My screen is too dark !! How do I change my colour scheme on the milsurps.com site?

    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 01:35 PM
    change, colour, dark, milsurpscom, scheme, screen, site
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  10. Question Global Thread Help: How safe from viruses and hackers am I when using the Milsurps.Com web site?

    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-03-2016 08:20 AM
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    12-07-2018 04:55 PM Go to last post
  11. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    12-04-2018 06:53 AM Go to last post
  12. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 11:18 AM
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    12-19-2017 11:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Question Global Thread Help: What is good forum etiquette and how do I deal with other members who make me angry?

    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 02:32 PM
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    01-10-2017 02:04 AM Go to last post
  14. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 06:25 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-27-2016 09:10 AM Go to last post
  15. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 10:16 AM
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  16. Question Global Thread Help: How do I use the classifieds system to buy and sell items?

    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-15-2012 08:16 AM
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    11-15-2012 08:16 AM Go to last post
  17. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 10:52 AM
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    03-03-2011 03:21 PM Go to last post
  18. Question Global Thread Help: How do I show pics from Photobucket, Flickr, ImageShack etc. on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-12-2011 01:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-12-2011 01:10 PM Go to last post
  19. Question Global Thread Help: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-06-2011 04:38 PM Go to last post
  20. Question Global Thread Help: Can I access the milsurps.com site from dial-up, cell phone, iPhone or Blackberry?

    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-04-2011 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 37,023
    02-04-2011 09:34 PM Go to last post
  21. Question Global Thread Help: My screen is too dark!! How do I change my colour scheme on the milsurps.com site?

    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 01:38 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 32,266
    02-02-2011 01:38 PM Go to last post
» Normal Threads
  1. Polls

    Any chance we can get a 'poll' feature? :)

    Started by Gothmog‎, 10-16-2006 01:55 AM
    polls
    • Replies: 4
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    10-17-2006, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  2. Can I use a custom Avatar?

    Is there an option to use a custom avatar... I see Ron has his friendly bears...:clap:

    Started by Brewster‎, 10-15-2006 10:14 PM
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    avatar, custom
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 9,465
    10-17-2006, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  3. Just a test thread

    test 123 Does my sig work

    Started by Riflechair‎, 10-14-2006 10:25 PM
    test, thread
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,592
    11-24-2006, 08:28 PM Go to last post
  4. A few pics (I hope)

    I am trying to get some pics up for you guys to look at but wasn't allowed to post them under manage attachments (to big), is there a better way to...

    Started by sdh1911‎, 12-16-2006 07:02 PM
    hope, pics
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,185
    12-17-2006, 11:49 AM Go to last post
  5. Exclamation Testing New Feature: Milsurps.com "On-line Chat"

    Some of you may have noticed it already. We're testing a new feature for Milsurps.com members. At the bottom of the forum index page you can see...

    Started by Stevo‎, 04-15-2007 11:07 AM
    feature, milsurpscom, online chat, testing
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,336
    04-15-2007, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  6. Announcement Posts dated May 11 and May 12, 2007 "out of sequence"?

    Just a heads up folks ..... We were re-setting our time clock yesterday and accidently reset our date from May 1 to May 11. :red face: We just...

    Started by Badger‎, 05-02-2007 04:40 PM
    2007, dated, out of sequence, posts
    • Replies: 0
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    05-02-2007, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  7. Is This working

    Please let the old Kernal know if this is working Thanks Gents

    Started by The Kernal‎, 03-15-2007 11:19 PM
    working
    • Replies: 2
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    05-29-2007, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  8. test

    test post, thanks.

    Started by MasterChief‎, 03-02-2009 12:02 AM
    test
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,806
    03-02-2009, 12:02 AM Go to last post
  9. Question re: Classifieds - For Sale or Auction Elsewhere

    I see most of the threads in that forum have replies to them. But when I click on the thread i see the original ad, but no replies. What I am doing...

    Started by Baal‎, 01-03-2010 11:04 PM
    auction, classifieds, question, sale
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,987
    01-04-2010, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  10. What's a tag search- or tag cloud?

    Per the title, tags? tag cloud? how is this feature intended to be used? Or do we get a tutorial on the new features of the post 01-07-2010 (july...

    Started by jmoore‎, 07-01-2010 07:07 AM
    cloud, search, tag
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,340
    07-02-2010, 03:58 AM Go to last post
  11. Unhappy I don't like it......

    The grey background color was OK, I could see it. This brown color is the pits. I ,personally, can't make out the contrast between the brown...

    Started by Emri‎, 07-01-2010 08:16 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,692
    07-02-2010, 12:20 PM Go to last post
  12. New format

    Badger, Thanks for the help. Changed to the white screen and all is well.

    Started by JimF4M1s (Deceased)‎, 07-02-2010 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,251
    07-03-2010, 01:43 PM Go to last post
  13. Shrinking sizes?

    Something is up with vBulletin. Gunboards was nearly ruined with the last update, and now Milsurps has got a case of the shrinks! The micro font...

    Started by limpetmine‎, 01-10-2010 10:50 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,205
    07-19-2010, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  14. Struggling With The Colour

    The old eyes dont seem to like reading Black on a brown background, any tips on changing the colours to get a bit more contrast ?

    Started by Alan de Enfield‎, 06-30-2010 08:12 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 47
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    08-03-2010, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  15. How do I "search" within ONLY one particular forum?

    I don't see any place to specify this in "Advanced Search" and, of course, I get many many many "hits" from all over this site. Sorry if this has...

    Started by CrossedCannons‎, 08-16-2010 07:23 PM
    forum, search
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,080
    08-16-2010, 10:50 PM Go to last post
  16. Test Post

    Just curious to see if web page working

    Started by Rustship‎, 08-18-2010 10:42 PM
    post, test
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,598
    08-19-2010, 08:02 AM Go to last post
  17. Previous Posts arnt saving

    Didnt quite know where to ask this but I used to be able to go back and see my previous posts in the stats area. Now it seems that it stopped in...

    Started by Dr342‎, 11-21-2010 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,321
    12-29-2010, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  18. New big fonts and "buttons" interfering with each other on "Mobile" setting

    Whilst more readable, the "buttons" on the bootoms of the posts and the reply boxes are too big! The "reply", etc. box covers a fair amount of text....

    Started by jmoore‎, 01-03-2011 01:55 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 9,105
    01-07-2011, 06:11 AM Go to last post
  19. Talking Test Post

    Test post to check features ..... Testing more features ...

    Started by Tester‎, 04-18-2009 02:29 PM
    post, test
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 3,015
    05-27-2011, 07:40 PM Go to last post
  20. Replies generated by highlighting text and clicking the tiny "quote" pop-up button

    Lately, the reply box has been appearing to the far right of the screen, usually so far off that it's invisible unless the now enlarged frame is...

    Started by jmoore‎, 06-04-2011 10:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    button, clicking, generated, highlighting, popup, replies, text, tiny
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 9,096
    06-17-2011, 02:04 PM Go to last post

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