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Friends list and friend of

Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon Oct 09, 2006 4:45 pm

I've just noticed a couple of names come up in the 'Friend of' section which before has been blank.

I got excited and added a few people to my friends (by clicking their red heart) but these show up in a separate list, the 'Friends list'.

But I can't add people from the first list to the second, their red heart is grey and it looks as if clicking it removes them from the lists altogether.

Then people on my 'Friends list' have a grey donut thingy on the member list and hovering on it says they won't see my online times, or something.

Please could someone explain? Thanks.
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Post by palgsm93 » Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:22 pm

Ruthie-Baby wrote:I've just noticed a couple of names come up in the 'Friend of' section which before has been blank.

I got excited and added a few people to my friends (by clicking their red heart) but these show up in a separate list, the 'Friends list'.

But I can't add people from the first list to the second, their red heart is grey and it looks as if clicking it removes them from the lists altogether.

Then people on my 'Friends list' have a grey donut thingy on the member list and hovering on it says they won't see my online times, or something.

Please could someone explain? Thanks.
If you click the ‘friend’ button under someone’s post, they are added to your ‘Friend list’. If someone does it to you first there name will appear in your Friend of’ list.

A completely pointless feature methinks.

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:25 pm

thanks Mod

In most internet sites like this, one person clicks friend and then the other person has to respond and then they are linked kind of equally, if you see what i mean

here it seems to be they add me as a friend I get no say in it! which isn't a major problem i suppose, no one's likely to try and groom me!!!

do you have any knowledge about the grey donuts on the memberlist which appear next to friends (but only ones i added, not ones that added me!)?
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Post by palgsm93 » Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:31 pm

Ruthie-Baby wrote:do you have any knowledge about the grey donuts on the memberlist which appear next to friends (but only ones i added, not ones that added me!)?
It is possible (although I don’t think Julian has set it up) to select an option to hide yourself so no-one can see you when you’re online. I think if someone’s in your friends list, they can still see you. I think.

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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Mon Oct 09, 2006 6:37 pm

ooh.

maybe Julian can enlighten us. Sounds like another completely pointless feature, especially if someone wants to know surely they can just add you and see...!

thanks Simon.
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Post by jtaylor » Mon Oct 09, 2006 8:13 pm

There is a facility to allow people to "hide" on the forum, but I'm reluctant to enable it.
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Post by englishangel » Tue Oct 10, 2006 8:00 am

Surely if you want to 'hide' you just don't login.
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Post by Great Plum » Tue Oct 10, 2006 9:02 am

Ruth, you are my friend now!
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Tue Oct 10, 2006 11:04 am

ah, thanks Matt
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Post by DavebytheSea » Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:22 pm

Ruthie-Baby wrote:I've just noticed a couple of names come up in the 'Friend of' section which before has been blank.

I got excited and added a few people to my friends (by clicking their red heart) but these show up in a separate list, the 'Friends list'.

But I can't add people from the first list to the second, their red heart is grey and it looks as if clicking it removes them from the lists altogether.

Then people on my 'Friends list' have a grey donut thingy on the member list and hovering on it says they won't see my online times, or something.

Please could someone explain? Thanks.
This is very exciting! I didn't think I had any friends at all and now I find I have three!!! :D :D :D .

This makes me really happy as way back when the forum started, I noted that I was completely friendless which though not unexpected was definitely debilitating.

OH! THANK-YOU FRIENDS FOR BEING MY FRIENDS. :)
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:23 pm

Great Plum wrote:Ruth, you are my friend now!
interestingly Mr Plum and I are both each other's friends, that is he appears on both lists. I didn't think that could happen...?
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Post by DavebytheSea » Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:30 pm

Ruthie-Baby wrote:
Great Plum wrote:Ruth, you are my friend now!
interestingly Mr Plum and I are both each other's friends, that is he appears on both lists. I didn't think that could happen...?
but you don't seem to be my friend, Ruth. :(
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Post by Ruthie-Baby » Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:33 pm

well add me as your friend...

and let me know when you have

then i get the chance to see if i can add you after, like Mr P appears to have done with me but i couldn't do with christian...
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Post by blondie95 » Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:45 pm

I have 5 people on my friend list but im not a friend of anyone!!!

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Post by blondie95 » Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:47 pm

corection DBTS you seem to have made me your friend-thank you very much!! :)

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