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Tue, 04 Apr 2023 18:42:08 GMT

Is there a reason we have to have this huge, thick header that just says "Forums"? We know we're in the forums, we're reading them! Since I joined in 1999, the forum layout/software used by MBCA has been the most disappointing part of membership. It's just a terrible looking solution and doesn't make it easy to communicate with members about problems with our cars, events, etc.. Now, I we have this very narrow band in which to find, read, and reply to posts. I don't even see a way to add an

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 19:29:15 GMT

Just a few examples of user friendly forums. https://www.peachparts.com/shopforum https://mbworld.org/forums https://www.benzworld.org/forums/ https://mercedesforum.com/forum/ http://www.pointedthree.com/disc/index.asp?showall=true

Tue, 04 Apr 2023 21:55:59 GMT

Unfortunately, imho, the MBCA forum and the website have been neglected afterthoughts since they were originally created. I have no idea if or when it'll ever get better. Both could be real communication assets for leadership and members but this potential continues to go unrealized.

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 23:20:14 GMT

I totally agree, I thought they had a web guy full time or on call, not sure about that now.

Fri, 30 Jun 2023 15:50:27 GMT

I write software for a living and was looking at the forum for the first time. I immediately noticed how small the scroll area was to view the posts. It's rather obvious that it's a poor user interface design. It's now 3 months after the 1st comment was made and the problem still exists.

Fri, 30 Jun 2023 16:35:31 GMT

This has been an ongoing problem for years and there doesn't look to be a solution to it any time soon unfortunately.