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#1
Dear community members,

We have just finished work on a brand new feature that lets registered members of TechPowerUp forums create their profile on our sister site GeneralNonsense.net in a snap.

Early last year, we decided to spin off the "General Nonsense" forum on TechPowerUp Forums to create GeneralNonsense.net, a community with a broader scope for TPU members to socialize. However, many TPU regulars complained that creating a new account there was a cumbersome process.

The new feature lets you create an account at GeneralNonsense.net using your existing TPU credentials a piece of cake:

1. Be sure to log on to TPU.

2. Visit http://generalnonsense.net/ . You will see this yellow overhead information bar:



3. Click it, enter your TPU password, click on "Submit query":



4. Done:



The whole process takes as little as 10 seconds (or one lolcat's load time on a 56K line).

TPU is committed to giving you the most (that matters). We understand the importance of an off-topic forum where members can socialize, and discuss things beyond the scope of TechPowerUp.



Hope to see you there. Yes, we've resurrected Crazy Picture Thread.
 
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#2
yay! thiss should get some more users over there!
 
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#3
I might actually head over there now.

Sports and recreation woo!
 
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#4
Nicely done :D. Now it's easier to create an account there (it isn't hard but now it's easier :D).
 
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Awsome!!!
 

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#7
Yes, we've resurrected Crazy Picture Thread.
That, and the "Hot Girl Thread" is nearly 30 pages long!

You don't know what you're missing guys! :D

:rockout:
 
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I don't see it... Does it work with Chrome?
 

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works fine in chrome, are you logged in to tpu forums, not logged in at gn forums and there is no account at gn forums by the name of n-ster ?
 

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My school blocks the site :mad::cry:
 
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oh I totally forgot I made an account already :eek: my bad :D
 
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#12
No excuses now ppl come and join us come and join us :D
 

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Good work.
 
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#14
Pray tell, what is the business model of generalnonsense.net? Didnt see any ads (yet).

Just did the link and it works under IE6. So now you've got another member count :)

BUT wow that is scarey on the security front. Credentials collection from one site to another and then just asking for password... and hey presto! Username and password captured :)
 

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Pray tell, what is the business model of generalnonsense.net? Didnt see any ads (yet).

Just did the link and it works under IE6. So now you've got another member count :)

BUT wow that is scarey on the security front. Credentials collection from one site to another and then just asking for password... and hey presto! Username and password captured :)
It doubt it costs that much, the ads from TPU help support it. There is no business model other than to support Techpowerup forums by providing a place for members to socialize.
 
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#16
works fine in chrome, are you logged in to tpu forums, not logged in at gn forums and there is no account at gn forums by the name of n-ster ?
would be nice to have a option to merge the tpu login with gn
so you use one login for both sites would be cool :p
 

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I'm logged in to TPU, but it's not working for me.
 
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Your already a member a gn Buck.
 

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Your already a member a gn Buck.
So, because i was an early adopter, I cannot carry my credentials over? I knew i should have waited:laugh:.
 

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It doesn't work for me either :confused:
 
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Are you a member there already [Ion]??
 

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#22
Are you a member there already [Ion]??
Nope, I've visited there (as a guest) before, but never registered

BTW, if it matters, I'm using FF 3.5
 
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Try again later i say maybe theres some bugs to be ironed out maybe. =/
 

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#24
this should get some more people over there :)
 

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