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Weather on the main page?


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#1 OFFLINE   AJ2086

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 02:18 PM

On the main page of the message board I get local weather. Why? When did this start?
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#2 OFFLINE   Scott Greczkowski

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 02:29 PM

We just added this feature a few moments ago. :) Thanks for noticing!

As you notice the default city is New York City, however by clicking on the words Change city you can select a major city which is close to you.

We hope you like it!

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 02:57 PM

I like it, I was getting tired of looking at my own avatar, nice job guys. :righton:
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Posted 11 July 2002 - 03:36 PM

This is a cool feature. Now I don't have to stop at the weather sites anymore to get my forecast. Thanks Chris! :righton:

#5 OFFLINE   James_F

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 04:30 PM

Typical East Coast Bias on defaulting to New York. :D

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 04:32 PM

I agree. We need it to default to San Antonio. :)

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 04:36 PM

I like seeing Grand Rapids weather on the forum :)

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 04:36 PM

I say default it to a neutral city...like Cincinnati. :D

Anyway. Love the feature. I've already set it.

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 06:40 PM

I love the idea, but it does not work for me. My nearest major city is LA (100+ miles from me) and it's not on the list:(.

#10 OFFLINE   Scott Greczkowski

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 07:31 PM

Dmitriy,

Whats your Zip Code? The Weather is pulled from MSNBC/Accuweather.

If you go in to MSNBC and enter your Zipcode what cities weather does it show you?

I can add additional cities as long as they are carried by MSNBC.

#11 OFFLINE   James_F

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 10:28 PM

Dmitriy,

You can use Santa Ana or El Toro. Heck, El Toro must come from the Air Station right down the road from you...

#12 OFFLINE   Jacob S

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Posted 11 July 2002 - 11:39 PM

How about asking all that register their zip code and then it will set it as the default for that zip code automatically.

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 04:53 AM

Originally posted by TNGTony
I say default it to a neutral city...like Cincinnati. :D


Shouldn't that be Bern, Switzerland??? :lol:
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Posted 12 July 2002 - 06:15 AM

It was a temporary mesaure until we all get local weather by satellite. lol
I never cared for all the signatures that insult posters with other points of view.

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 07:42 AM

Thanks for the option I adjusted the settings for Toronto now and all is working fine, once again thanx for the option. :)

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 07:55 AM

Dimitiry,

Good news, I was able to add Irvine, CA, USA on our Weather Page for you!

Enjoy!

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 08:01 AM

It's a nice feature, but one I don't need. I already have weather from WPXI on my taskbar next to the time. It says Sunny 63F 10:00am. All I have to do to get a more detailed forcast is to click on the Ch.11 Icon :)

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 08:22 AM

Where is LA? What city is it near? :D

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#19 OFFLINE   Scott Greczkowski

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 08:23 AM

We have updated the weather so that it gets the updated weather information once an hour instead of once every two hours. (MSNBC updates the info once an hour or we would update faster then this)

Also if you have a town you that is not listed that is carried by the MSNBC site and you want us to add it, then please PM or Email me with your Zip Code and City name and I will add your city for you.

We want you to feel at home here at DBStalk.COM and what better way to do that but with your hometown weather. :D

#20 OFFLINE   MarkA

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Posted 12 July 2002 - 09:03 AM

I like it, I'm especially glad you can change it to Celsius (I HATE FARENHEIT)




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