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  1. All reviews are now approved...

    If you've submitted a review to Basenotes over the last year, you may notice that sometimes it takes a loooong while to get them approved (some were waiting about 4 months). Well, anyone that has submitted a review before this blog post, should find it on the site tomorrow.

    I'm going to try and keep on top of them now, but the trouble is - when you're a one man outfit*, when you're doing one thing, you aren't doing something else.

    * Not strictly true, we have some lovely ...
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  2. Directory Bug Fix: "Not" gender search now working

    Thanks to those, including Mickeba that pointed it out, I've fixed the searches for "Not Masculine", "Not Feminine" and "Not Shared" in the directory as they had become broken.

    http://www.basenotes.net/fragrancedirectory
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  3. They call me girl, They call me Stacey, They call me Her, They call me Jane.. That's not my name...



    One thing about the vBulletin software that we run the site on is that it doesn't allow members to change their usernames. It also doesn't allow moderators to change other members usernames either. This means that if anyone wants to change their username they need to contact the site and ask me to do it.

    Lately, I'm getting several requests a day, and i estimate it's taking me about an hour a week to change usernames. ...

    Updated 14th May 2010 at 08:26 PM by Grant

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  4. Basenotes iPhone App, well kinda...

    For those of you with iPhones or Android phones you may be interested in an application called Tapatalk. Tapatalk takes forums, like Basenotes, and makes them phone friendlier.

    Here's some screenshots from my iPhone.








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    Tags: android, iphone
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  5. Upgrade progress - and where you can find older articles

    Today sees another part of the site upgrade - the conversion of the editorial to a new system. From now on, we'll be posting new editorial using this system, and gradually converting our ten years worth of archives over.

    Until we have finished converting the editorial, you can find the older articles here:

    Older News Articles
    Features
    Interviews
    Columnists
    Basenotes Awards 2000 - 2009 (2010 voting coming soon...)

    The directory is still ...
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