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Hardman Knott

Gym climber
Muir Woods National Monument, Mill Valley, Ca
Oct 12, 2012 - 04:46pm PT
Just trying to add functionality to the forum that usenet clients had 20 years ago Werner ;-)

LOL!! So true...

Is there a simple way to block threads without necessarily blocking its author?
MikeL

climber
SANTA CLARA, CA
Oct 12, 2012 - 08:12pm PT
^^^^^^^

If person A knew that person B did not want to listen or hear person A, then why would person A attempt to talk to person B conversationally? What is the point.

A killfile seems to provide a solution to avoid that problem. It seems to serve both people.

Ok?
froodish

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2012 - 12:05am PT
Just updated the script, the major new feature is thread blocking:



Blocking a thread only blocks that thread, not any other threads created by that author.

Blocked threads and authors are now stored in HTML5 local storage which is now the recommended practice for userscript preferences. This means that any kill filed authors will have to be re-added. Sorry about that, but this should be the last change in that department.

In addition, the script is now versioned so Greasemonkey should pick up new versions automatically from here on out.

I also injected some styles into the thread pages that prevent extra-large images, long urls, or 500 exclamation points in a row from blowing out the pages.

Main forum index page now gets "re-striped" after killed threads are removed so that there's always alternating row colors.

Note that since I switched to using HTML5 localstorage for saving the killfiled users/threads so the previous instructions about clearing the killfile are obsolete. I'll put some new instructions for that up on the wiki later. If you have a need to do that before I manage to update the instructions, drop me a line and I'll walk you through it.

Instructions here, and you can install the latest version directly from this link.

If you find any bugs or have suggestions, drop me a PM here or create an issue at bitbucket. Code contributions always welcome - create a pull request.

Cheers,

-S
nature

climber
Boulder, CO
Oct 21, 2012 - 12:48am PT
awesome.


"BES1'st","iannonymous","navblk4","midarockjock","4damages","sawin",
"BLUEBLOCR",
"bluering",
"bookworm",
"corniss chopper",
"Donald Thompson",
"Duardo",
"Farouk",
"fattrad", // banned
"go-B",
"LEB", // banned
"MikeL",
"skipt", // banned
"TGT",
"The Chief",
"Ron Anderson",
//"locker","Dad", ;-),
//"froodish" :-8,
//"nature"
Captain...or Skully

climber
Oct 21, 2012 - 12:57am PT
If you block yourself, do you have to hang out with Schrodinger's cat?
T H

Boulder climber
bouldering
Oct 21, 2012 - 02:51am PT
Anybody who downloads this should think about why they are such pussies, and can't function in society.
Tobia

Social climber
Denial
Oct 21, 2012 - 05:41am PT
I downloaded the killfile; but I don't think of myself as a "pussy". I think of myself as someone who doesn't like to read trash or someone who doesn't want to see the same old dead horse beaten to death with photoshop.

Ironically I use for the same reason you say not to use it biotech, to block those who seemingly don't function well in society or at the very least this society.

It is no different than muting the television during commercials; except you don't have to hit the mute button.
Malemute

Ice climber
the ghost
Oct 21, 2012 - 09:34am PT
Anyone who is against the ability to block trolls is most likely a troll, and thus gets blocked.
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Oct 21, 2012 - 09:39am PT
biotech

?

Is it just me. . . or is

BIOTCH

just a funny way of saying BITCH?

like. . .

Beeeeeee Otch?

Or is it really BioTech?

?
eKat

Trad climber
BITD3
Oct 21, 2012 - 10:12am PT

I think it may be just you, eKat. :)

oxo
zBrown

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Oct 21, 2012 - 12:05pm PT
Works only with Firefox?

Then can I block myself for a specific period of time?


froodish

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2012 - 05:09pm PT
@zBrown
Works only with Firefox?

Should work as well in Google Chrome, but I have not tested it.

I added some the instructions to the wiki to view/edit the stored killfile values.

Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Oct 21, 2012 - 05:13pm PT
[16:12:37.821] ReferenceError: localstorage is not defined

Also did a reboot due to something else entirely and lost the previously marked thread filter. Had to go back and re-add them. Clearly this setup is more finicky to user settings etc.

DMT
froodish

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2012 - 05:17pm PT
DMT,

You did have a supertopo page open in the front-most window-tab when you did that (Firefox console?), yes?
froodish

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2012 - 05:28pm PT
Hmmm, Firefox and Greasemonkey versions you're running?
Dingus Milktoast

Gym climber
And every fool knows, a dog needs a home, and...
Oct 21, 2012 - 05:34pm PT
16.0 FF

1.4 GM
froodish

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Topic Author's Reply - Oct 21, 2012 - 06:02pm PT
Those versions are current (Firefox has a 16.1 version out but that shouldn't matter). The only way local storage should be undefined is if there really are no values stored for the domain and I'm at a loss as to why they wouldn't store properly. You might try re-installing the latest version of the script an the restarting Firefox. Send me an email directly if that still doesn't work.

It is a bit more complicated now but the payoff is being able to update the script without having to re-enter the kill file values every time there's an update.
Manjusri

climber
Feb 1, 2013 - 11:24pm PT
Seems like a good time for a bump.
froodish

Social climber
Portland, Oregon
Topic Author's Reply - Feb 2, 2013 - 03:39am PT
So folks won't have to wade through the thread...

Instructions for installing are at the bitbucket wiki page.

Feel free to ping me if you have any issues/questions.

Cheers,

-S
QITNL

climber
Sep 24, 2013 - 03:55pm PT
Wow - this thing is great. I hadn't tried it before, but I'm finally switching to Firefox as my primary browser. It took me two minutes to install and two clicks to kill Ron Anderson. The forum is so much more pleasant now! Thanks for the time and trouble you put into this - I mean it.
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