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New "How To" Section Is Embarrassing

Old 08-29-2015, 10:12 AM
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Please, for cruiser's sake, delete everything in the XJ How To Section and start over with people who know what they're talking about. Every single sentence is wrong, and we have helpful articles like "How to fix cloudy headlights" for a vehicle with glass sealed beam lights.

I initially thought it was hilarious how incredibly wrong it all is, but it's a reflection of the quality of this forum.

Please delete it all before damage is done to the CF reputation.
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Old 08-29-2015, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by NewKindOfClown View Post
Please, for cruiser's sake, delete everything in the XJ How To Section and start over with people who know what they're talking about. Every single sentence is wrong, and we have helpful articles like "How to fix cloudy headlights" for a vehicle with glass sealed beam lights.

I initially thought it was hilarious how incredibly wrong it all is, but it's a reflection of the quality of this forum.

Please delete it all before damage is done to the CF reputation.

Wait, where is everyone seeing this new how to section. Is it on garage talk app???

I thought it was a joke when someone posted the links the other day. WTF
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Yea it's for real, under the banner and next to 'New Posts'.
What seems to have happened is they copy-pasted the entire thing from Ford how-to's and did not clean it up yet.
https://www.cherokeeforum.com/how-tos/

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Old 08-29-2015, 10:19 PM
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Yea it's for real, under the banner and next to 'New Posts'.
What seems to have happened is they copy-pasted the entire thing from Ford how-to's and did not clean it up yet.
https://www.cherokeeforum.com/how-tos/
But i don't understand one thing. When I click you link, it brings up a different looking Cherokee forum layout. Different from the Mobile site. Even the "marketplace" looks different than usual
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The article about the foggy headlights is a about GC with foggy plastic headlights

The info is sound, it just seems the organization is off since they have stuff not XJ related in the XJ section and vise versa.

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But i don't understand one thing. When I click you link, it brings up a different looking Cherokee forum layout. Different from the Mobile site. Even the "marketplace" looks different than usual
Seems to be a layout from the Ford site that IB owns. http://www.ford-trucks.com/how-tos/
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I have nothing seeing as y'all already addressed my concerns. Anyone think Cruiser or myself should apply for it instead?

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I have nothing seeing as y'all already addressed my concerns. Anyone think Cruiser or myself should apply for it instead?
Any of us who have been here a while could do a much better job. Cruiser in particular could do outstanding work if he's interested--just look at his write-ups.
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Originally Posted by NewKindOfClown View Post
Any of us who have been here a while could do a much better job. Cruiser in particular could do outstanding work if he's interested--just look at his write-ups.
^^^^^^^^^^^^this.


I think we need REAL LIFE CF users write ups.

Dukie
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Ccken I believe has some.


The old how to section and write ups was fine
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Posted in the admin zone.
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Posted in the admin zone.
Lol. You know its funny. With all the talent that frequents this site, how the **** dont they involve members. These big name brand places just do stuff and don't realize how it affects the overall image and functionality.
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I'm temped to fill that form out myself to write. Even though I have little free time, its better than what we got so far. Brandon, I say you should fill one out as well along with Pete.
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Here's a simple request for IB, can we (Staff) have moderation/editing privileges over the How-To submissions? IE: Being able to move an article to its proper location, spelling/information edits, etc...

Or, how about a subsection like our would write ups had where a current submission is placed for us to read, review and edit before being placed up for the rest to see.
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Originally Posted by Outlaw Star View Post
Here's a simple request for IB, can we (Staff) have moderation/editing privileges over the How-To submissions? IE: Being able to move an article to its proper location, spelling/information edits, etc...

Or, how about a subsection like our would write ups had where a current submission is placed for us to read, review and edit before being placed up for the rest to see.
What I dont understand, yall had a write up section already. A pretty fine real life experience one. Why change it now
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Originally Posted by sycoglitch View Post
What I dont understand, yall had a write up section already. A pretty fine real life experience one. Why change it now
I wish I had an awnser for you but I don't know either.
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