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Old 06-25-2015, 05:03 PM   #16
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Congratulations!
I would sing happy birthday but it's not open source!
 
Old 06-25-2015, 05:15 PM   #17
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Congrats from me, too! :-) There isn't much to improve here, apart from a new design maybe. The current one looks like it's stuck in the late 90s. It's practical, but we have CSS3 now.
 
Old 06-25-2015, 05:18 PM   #18
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Congrads Jeremy!-

One of the area's of interest that I think needs a little more improvement would be the ['Zero Reply Threads'].

I think what makes the Zero Reply Threads challenging is the complexity of the topic of these threads.

-::-Another thing that's somewhat taxing is having the time to do research, learn more about new things & technology and having good resources to chime in to these 'Zero Reply Threads'.-::-

Volunteering here at Linux Questions has been incredibly rewarding and has greatly increased my skills and knowledge in Linux. I've meet some pretty amazing folks here and have made some really good friends. So.....a great big high 5 and a very sincere Thank You to you; Jeremy! ! !

Cheers:-
 
Old 06-25-2015, 05:52 PM   #19
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Congrats!

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WOW. Fifteen years ago today I made the first post ever at LQ, introducing it to the world. 15 Years. I know I've said it before, but 5,354,618 posts later the site and community have exceeded my wildest expectations in every way.
I think that goes for all of us oldtimers. But first of all: congratulations! The fact you invested cash and hardware (but more importantly time and effort) and persevered in your idea all should find a place here to discuss things in a friendly, constructive atmosphere really payed off. I guess most of us recognized that intuitively (at least I knew that from the day I found LQ I wanted to be part of it).


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The community that has formed around LQ is simply amazing.
While we shouldn't rest on our laurels we have seen stormy weather and survived in the most brilliant of ways: valuable members and mods leaving or disappearing (mcleodnine, GrapefruiTgirl, win32sux, Chort to name just a few), mass influxes of members of other fora and being able to hold our ground in the face of newfangled gizomoidal contraptions like the whole stack exchange things, flamewars etc, etc.


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(..) LQ has remained a friendly and welcoming place for new Linux members despite its size is a testament to the community.
Hear hear! On to the next anniversary!
 
Old 06-25-2015, 05:59 PM   #20
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We should all celebrate LQ's anniversary with an ice cold beer!
 
Old 06-25-2015, 06:08 PM   #21
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Congrats Jeremy!
Hey I'm a fan of yours from Bad Voltage.
To be honest, I think the astetics of the site are shockingly outdated. My advice would be to get a designer to revamp this site, no offense. A bit of an web artistry goes a long way.
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Old 06-25-2015, 06:25 PM   #22
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We'll also be randomly selecting 15 posts from this thread and upgrading that member to "Contributing Member" status for one year. Stay tuned, and thanks again for being a member.
Thank you for your generosity and kindness in doing this. Much appreciated!

Regards...
 
Old 06-25-2015, 06:27 PM   #23
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My advice would be to get a designer to revamp this site, no offense. A bit of an web artistry goes a long way.
Hi...

I would have to disagree with you there. Having it simple makes it much quicker to load!

Welcome to the forum!

Regards...
 
Old 06-25-2015, 06:47 PM   #24
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I agree with the simpler is better crowd regarding the design!

I much appreciate the fast loads, simple HTML and CSS design features, not over dynamicalized by too much javascript and overloaded with things you have to chase around the screen! Oh yes, it still respects my mouse and keyboard and does not taunt or punish me for not using a mobile touch device!

Keep it simple!
 
Old 06-25-2015, 07:17 PM   #25
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I was a member when LQ first came to be years ago. The first place I ever received help with Linux was LQ. Even though I've recently recreated my account, I have browsed search results from LQ for aid with Linux many times since. Over the years LQ has come a long way.

It is great to be apart of the LQ community again and to be able to contribute to the site. The last week or so of maintaining LQ ISO has been a blast even though it involved a bit of catch up. I've tried out a number of distributions I would otherwise have missed out on.

Big thanks to Jeremy for all the hard work in maintaining, improving and sustaining this community! To another 15 years!
 
Old 06-25-2015, 09:06 PM   #26
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simplicity and beauty are not mutexes

Ideally a website should be simple, light-weight and beautiful. These are all important aspects of UX. I hope to see LQ around in another 15 years. Its popularity and even survival in that timeframe is perhaps contingent on some UX redesign sooner rather than later, to catch up with the state of the art. It has clearly been designed many years ago by an engineer rather than designer. I really don't mean to offend anyone, just to offer some constructive criticism of something I have long thought. I only say it because want to see LQ thrive for another 15 years, because it's "Linux Questions," and also because I am a fan of Jeremy from Bad Voltage.
 
Old 06-25-2015, 10:40 PM   #27
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I really don't mean to offend anyone, just to offer some constructive criticism of something I have long thought.
Hi...

Not at all, no offense taken! You're certainly entitled to your opinion.

Regards...
 
Old 06-26-2015, 12:40 AM   #28
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Well done Jeremy for your original concept and for persevering with it.

My thanks to all the many thousands of contributors on LQ from all over the world.

These forums have increased my Linux knowledge greatly over the years.

I look forward to both learning more and helping others get to grips with knotty Linux problems.

I have used several Linux forums, but I have to say that LQ has the warmest, friendliest and most respectful environment of the lot.

Long may it continue to thrive.
 
Old 06-26-2015, 01:39 AM   #29
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Linux Questions is a International Linux forum, Thanks you, and Long Live!
 
Old 06-26-2015, 02:02 AM   #30
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Congrats Jeremy!
Hey I'm a fan of yours from Bad Voltage.
To be honest, I think the astetics of the site are shockingly outdated. My advice would be to get a designer to revamp this site, no offense. A bit of an web artistry goes a long way.
Best
e
Personally, I'm not sure I'd agree with that. Well, depends what kind up revamp we're talking about. This site is about content, not the looks. As long as it's accessible on as many devices/browsers as possible I'm fine with that. Someone mentioned css3 and bells and whistles. Really? Do we really want to limit the accessibility of the site?

The only upgrades that should, IMHO, take place are security updates of the forum software. AFAIR, Jeremy mentioned that at some point, LQ will be moving to the same platform as androidquestions - Personally, I'd keep the existing LQ colour scheme.
 
  


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