How did you find to this forum?

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How did you find to this XnView forum?

XnView Home page
10
77%
Search engine (Google, ...)
0
No votes
Signature of E-Mail (Pierre, ...)
1
8%
XnView Online help
0
No votes
Google: "I feel lucky" button
0
No votes
Friend
1
8%
Used menu item in XnView
1
8%
Other
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 13

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helmut
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How did you find to this forum?

Post by helmut »

There's more and more people hitting this forum. I think it's interesting to know how people have found to the XnView Forum.

- Both novice and experienced forum users are invited to vote.
- You can vote or vote and write a comment, if you like.
- This poll will run for one week.

EDIT 20.12.2010:
I have reopened the poll. Please vote or post.
Last edited by helmut on Sat Nov 26, 2005 12:04 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Crysler
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Post by Crysler »

I voted "Other" because I was already a user while Xnview had its own newsgroups. So I kind of migrated :mrgreen:
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Post by Drahken »

I followed the link on the home page. I don't recall whether it was in regards to a specific issue, or merely out of curiosity.
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Post by Dreamer »

XnView Home page, but there is another way - XnView menu > Info > Visit XnView's Newsgroup... (it should be changed to forum here too).

Usually I try to find forum in menu > Help, or Help > About dialog box, then on homepage.
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Post by helmut »

Thank all you for the votes and the comments so far.
Dreamer wrote:XnView Home page, but there is another way - XnView menu > Info > Visit XnView's Newsgroup... (it should be changed to forum here too).
Right, the menu item is another way to get here. I've just added it as poll result.
Dreamer wrote:Usually I try to find forum in menu > Help, or Help > About dialog box, then on homepage.
O.k.. Our "Help" menu is named "Info" for some reason only Pierre knows. ;-)
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Post by XnTriq »

OMGWTF :? Could it be that we are banned?!
Google Web Search wrote: Your search - site:newsgroup.xnview.com test - did not match any documents.

Suggestions:
  • Make sure all words are spelled correctly.
  • Try different keywords.
  • Try more general keywords.
  • Try fewer keywords.
site:forum.xnview.com test doesn't return any results either.
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Post by ckv »

XnTriq wrote:OMGWTF :? Could it be that we are banned?!
:shock: I think you are right. I can't find any links to pointing to this forum anymore. How could this happen.
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Post by XnTriq »

Google Banned Tool wrote:Site: newsgroup.xnview.com

1st Check.........

"Google cannot see this website".

2nd Check (using a slightly different method).

"Google again cannot see this website. Its probably banned if not a fresh site."
That's not nice.

Hmm, let's see here:

newsgroup.xnview.com is the URL of the official discussion boards for XnView, which is free digital photo organizing software for Windows & Linux etc.
Google acquired Picasa, which is free digital photo organizing software for Windows & Linux.

It's a conspiracy! I mean, you have to be blind to miss that :P :twisted:
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Post by ckv »

http://i4.tinypic.com/10y493s.png :evil:
http://www.seomoz.org/blogdetail.php?ID=397 wrote:Since GG's been known to be very picky about who you link to and has been shutting down sites that link to other banned sites, it can't hurt to run your link partners through it to double check.
Maybe google didn't like the links in those spam topics. But it sounds odd, since XnView forum really isn't the only forum with spam. And also people posts all kind of crap in other forums too and still those forums don't get banned. :?:
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The Register: [url=http://www.theregister.com/2006/05/04/google_bigdaddy_chaos/]Full-up Google choking on web spam?[/url] (04/May/2006) wrote:Webmasters have been seething at Google since it introduced its 'Big Daddy' update in January, the biggest revision to the way its search engine operates for years.

Alarm usually accompanies changes to Google's algorithms, as the new rankings can cause websites to be demoted, or disappear entirely. But four months on from the introduction of "Big Daddy," it's clear that the problem is more serious than any previous revision - and it's getting worse.

[...]
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Post by xnview »

XnTriq wrote:
Google Banned Tool wrote:Site: newsgroup.xnview.com

1st Check.........

"Google cannot see this website".

2nd Check (using a slightly different method).

"Google again cannot see this website. Its probably banned if not a fresh site."
That's not nice.

Hmm, let's see here:

newsgroup.xnview.com is the URL of the official discussion boards for XnView, which is free digital photo organizing software for Windows & Linux etc.
Google acquired Picasa, which is free digital photo organizing software for Windows & Linux.

It's a conspiracy! I mean, you have to be blind to miss that :P :twisted:
Yes google has banned xnview.com from the search engine :-( I don't know for how long....
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Post by VuDu »

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=& ... tnG=Search

are you sure it's banned? doesn't look like.
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Post by XnTriq »

VuDu wrote:http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=& ... tnG=Search

are you sure it's banned? doesn't look like.
:D We're back in business, baby!
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Post by helmut »

XnTriq wrote:
VuDu wrote:http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=& ... tnG=Search

are you sure it's banned? doesn't look like.
:D We're back in business, baby!
Very good. Google really seems to have problems.
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Post by dan »

came over from newsgroups. been using and supporting xnview since version 1.16 or earlier...