Author: Bryan Deakin

Scottish Poet / Blogger / Community Activist

How to Help …

For the last few months my site as well as arantor.org has been bringing you the news on what is happening on SMF, things that the public should know but do not, we have shown you the hypocrisy of certain team members and we have allowed you to speak and share your views, everything we…
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My Farewell to SMFServices

When I first created SMF Services, it was a site for me to make money, and my friends to also make a quick buck, I always ran SMF Services with the customer as priority, like any “business” should.  With this our reputation grew, we were getting busier and busier, so we had to bring more…
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Core Values – What Core Values?

The SMF team is founded upon various core values, yet one team member seems to break all but a few of the core values, and the few that he does not break benefit him and the competition more than SMF, I am not going to say this members name is its evident if you browse…
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Friends Vs SMF

Firstly I wish to apologize if this article is not as well written as my previous ones, my proof reader is on holiday, Secondly I wish to thank all the friends (using the SMF definition of friend) that have gotten back to me. The events of January 2010 was not the start of the issues…
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SMF Releases

So today cause i am kinda pissed off I decided to scroll through the archive announcement board just to see how much time has been between initial announcements until a final, then an announcement to the next release and when that actually got released. So the first post was by David, on September 30, 2003…
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Mods not just Themes

My last article looked at how poor the customization team is currently with Theme Approvals, now while this has brought alot to light, it came to my attention last night that the Cus. team are also being sloppy with Mod Approvals.  Yes its not just themes, is this the downfall for the Cus team, all…
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A Call to the Turks

This is a plea to all the Turkish theme designers I have had banned from the SMF Theme Site, the SMF Site or who’s themes I have rejected for breaking the guidelines, damn this is a call to all theme author’s that I have rejected there themes. Firstly I feel I should apologize, I was…
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Getting to Know: JBlaze

1. What got you involved with SMF? I first got involved with SMF when I was using phpBB for my first forum. I was getting tired of the crap I kept getting from phpBB and the horrors of trying to modify it to my needs. So I went searching for an easier to use system,…
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