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My latest website

Post by lakerzz8 » Thu Mar 27, 2008 7:47 pm

Well I just started my website so yes it is a free host and yes I have a .tk domain but if things pick up then I might consider spending some money on it.

Anyway, the link is http://potboiler.tk

I basically want a little entertainment website that will focus on story submissions (like people writing their own stories) and if not it will be a place for me to post my own stories. So if you like writing check it out!
My stories:Story 1
Story 2

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Post by Cmaza » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:47 am

Intro page loads fine. I hit 'Skip Intro', and nothing happens. :(

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Post by Larry Laffer » Wed Apr 02, 2008 9:58 am

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abyss wrote:I don't even know if starcraft 1 was a windows or dos games.
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Post by dosraider » Wed Apr 02, 2008 10:23 am

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Can't poll.
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wardrich wrote:The contrasts in personalities will deliver some SERIOUS lulz. I can't wait.

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Post by Larry Laffer » Wed Apr 02, 2008 11:07 am

Wow, talk about redundant poll options! :P
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Post by lakerzz8 » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:53 pm

Cmaza wrote:Intro page loads fine. I hit 'Skip Intro', and nothing happens. :(

What browser are you using? If you wait for the intro page without clicking skip, does it reload to the proper homepage?


About the poll, I just put that up and those were the default options. Go register if you want to vote ! :P
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Post by dosraider » Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:03 am

lakerzz8 wrote:.....
About the poll, I just put that up and those were the default options. Go register if you want to vote ! :P
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wardrich wrote:The contrasts in personalities will deliver some SERIOUS lulz. I can't wait.

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Post by Wally » Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:16 am

People dont like welcome screens..

They just want the content.

Don't fall into that trap :P

Also web domains are cheap as chips these days.

I got mine both for $7 US for a year from godaddy.us

They take paypal too!

Wally

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Post by lakerzz8 » Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:03 pm

Do you need a credit card confirmed paypal account?

And should I definitely remove the intro page?
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Post by Wally » Thu Apr 03, 2008 8:19 pm

Its up to you, I dont see much problem.

hmm I believe you can opt to get paypal to send you letter or opt a bank account instead

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Post by lakerzz8 » Fri Apr 04, 2008 5:39 pm

I meant I have some money on paypal but the account isn't confirmed. Does it have to be confirmed in order to purchase a site name?
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Post by Larry Laffer » Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:36 am

Don't think so, AFAIK, you only have to confirm it to be able to withdraw money from it and make transactions of more than X hundreds dollars.
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Post by dosraider » Sat Apr 05, 2008 7:55 am

Wally*Won_Kenobie wrote:People dont like welcome screens..
Seconded.

By the time this crap is loaded I'm already out.
And honnestly, it looks as : look here what me teh n00b can do.
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Get rid of it.
wardrich wrote:The contrasts in personalities will deliver some SERIOUS lulz. I can't wait.

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Post by Larry Laffer » Sat Apr 05, 2008 9:08 am

I can do welcome screens me.
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Post by Amro » Sat Apr 05, 2008 4:54 pm

Also important: There needs to be something on the main page (or a link) that explains what the site is about. If I can't find that in 10 seconds, I leave.

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Post by lakerzz8 » Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:29 pm

Alright, I've removed the intro page and have added a site description to the part that previously only said "Welcome to Potboiler! Why don't you guys register and submit some content?
My stories:Story 1
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Post by Larry Laffer » Sun Apr 06, 2008 12:58 am

Nah, you're currently having MySQL problems...
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Post by dosraider » Sun Apr 06, 2008 1:06 am

And I have a 'You Must Register" disorder, sorry.
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Post by Larry Laffer » Sun Apr 06, 2008 1:29 am

I'm sorry, but you must register in order to be able to register and post contentz! KTHXBAI!
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Post by lakerzz8 » Sun Apr 06, 2008 2:53 am

Larry Laffer wrote:Nah, you're currently having MySQL problems...
Do you still experience problems? Can you copy and paste the problem as well as when it occurs? What page of the site are you on?

Edit: Yeah I'm getting it too now. It must be freehostia problems since I haven't changed anything since last time it worked. It should hopefully be resolved by the morning (for me)
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