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  • Birthday 03/07/1983

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  • Gender Male
  • Location Lynchburg, VA
  • Interests This is my interests, just for "Rikki" :)

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  1. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Staff directory member title overwrite issues   

    Changed Status to Closed
  2. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Staff directory member title overwrite issues   

    The text refers to the member's ability to customize their own title and bio on the front end, not your ability to customize it via the ACP .
  3. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Offline Mode Error After Upgrade   

    Changed Status to Closed
  4. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Offline Mode Error After Upgrade   

    I can't reproduce this - if you are still experiencing this issue, please submit a ticket.
  5. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Share via Email uses initial user name instead of current display name   

    Changed Status to Closed
  6. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Share via Email uses initial user name instead of current display name   

    What post?
    We don't store your previous name anywhere but possibly in display name logs which is not referenced at all when sharing a post.  This may be specific to a specific post (i.e. an old cached author_name value).
  7. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Profile - Personal Information   

    Changed Status to Closed
  8. bfarber added a comment: [RC4] Profile - Personal Information   

    This is a translatable string and not one included with a language pack.  I can't reproduce it "missing".  It's inserted on a new install and set on upgrade (if there is a group id 1).
  9. bfarber added a comment: Since trying to upgrade to RC4 another major issue   

    Changed Status to Closed
  10. bfarber added a comment: Since trying to upgrade to RC4 another major issue   

    You most likely made a copy of your one RC3 forum to another location and then attempted to upgrade it, but forgot to change the paths/URLs first before you did that, which in the process caused the files to get wiped out.  This isn't a bug in the software.
  11. bfarber added a comment: [rc4] Theme transfer issues   

    I'm not fully clear on what the issue was that you faced.  When you say they weren't communicating, what do you mean exactly?  Your custom CSS was being loaded, but it wasn't applying to the page until you started designers mode?
  12. bfarber added a comment: [RC 4] Downloads: Review -> Options menu   

    Changed Status to Fixed
  13. bfarber added a comment: [3.4.7->RC4]Incorrect string value: '\xF0\x9F\x90\xA0\xF0\x9F...'   

    Changed Status to Closed
  14. bfarber added a comment: [3.4.7->RC4]Incorrect string value: '\xF0\x9F\x90\xA0\xF0\x9F...'   

    This error message means that the data being stored in the column is in a different character set than what the column allows.  We will need to investigate and address this via the ticket you've already raised.
  15. bfarber added a comment: "Maximum cover photo storage size" ignored   

    Changed Status to Fixed

About Me

I'm a 31 year old Zend-certified PHP developer working for Invision Power Services, Inc. I've been here since 2005 and every year just gets better and better.

When I'm not working I like to travel, play video games, watch movies, read, and spend time with my family (pets included). I live in central Virginia and have 3 wonderful children I dedicate my whole life to.  I am currently engaged to the love of my life and we are planning to marry next year.

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  1. AndyF » bfarber

    Just noticed your high content count. Hmm can't be right surely ? :)

  2. AndyF » bfarber

    Your 'about me' needs updating :P $age=$age+1

  3. Casey25 » bfarber

    Hello bfarber, could you read my Private Message please? Thanks.

  4. bfarber » AndyF

    Happy belated birthday!!

    1. AndyF

      Thanks! :)

  5. bfarber

    Please test the 3.4.4 beta and let us know of any issues!

  6. bfarber

    Just testing

  7. bfarber

    Test from top menu

  8. bfarber

    Hello world...take 2

  9. bfarber

    Hello world.

    1. bfarber

      Test 2

  10. bfarber

    Testing a bug report

    1. media

      Good luck! :)

    2. surferboy

      looks like bfarber had 3 cups of coffee this Tuesday, 29 May 2012 morning... what, maybe 18 replies to topics in 30 minutes? Wow!!!

    3. bfarber

      I have 4 cups of coffee every morning (and afternoon for that matter).. :x

  11. gxgEric » bfarber

    Is there any chance we can get a manual fix for the FURL issue with categories?

  12. » bfarber

    You're working too hard and too long!!! ;-)

    1. bfarber

      No rest for the weary.



  13. bfarber

    It's late, think I'm done for the day

    1. media

      me 2!

  14. » bfarber

    I wanted to tell you again that you are doing a really great job here at IPS and say THANK YOU for your work!

    1. bfarber

      Thanks. :)

  15. abdo mohamed » bfarber

    I'm happiest when When I see you online ^_^

  16. realmaverickuk » bfarber

    Sent you a PM, take a look at it ASAP :)

  17. bfarber

    Let us know what you think about 3.2. :)

    1. AndyF

      I shall :)

    2. Hennet

      say its awesome.

    3. Amy T

      I still wish the email for notifying me of this had the link directly to the status update instead of the settings. It would make it easier to find this. Plus the site is going slow.

    4. realmaverickuk

      Love it :)

    5. boboss78

      and what do you think about that

    6. DarkGizmo

      I think you guys really need to skin up the who's online area, it looks too bland as it is now and very un-finished/unprofessional. fix that and 3.2 will be awesome. :-D

    7. GoGators

      I liked it so much, I purchased it a few days ago. It really looks great and responds nicely. :D

    8. bfarber

      Thanks for the feedback everyone!

    9. Amy T

      you are welcome.

    10. Tripp_UK

      Apart from the bugs that's being fixed, fine. Just one major issue that's really bugging me. <-- That

    11. JennB

      We love 3.2 BUT...really would like to see a global sidebar :) Do you have an ETA on when that feature will be released?

  18. DarkGizmo » bfarber

    Hey Brandon just noticed you're in management now! congrats! :)

  19. Michael » bfarber

    You're a bug-fixing fiend!

  20. Ryan11433 » bfarber

    Happy Birthday! You have a good time. :)

  21. xCurlyx » bfarber

    happy bday :)

  22. media » bfarber

    Happy b/day Brandon :)

  23. IBTheme » bfarber

    ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ Happy Birthday Brandon! ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬ ♪ ♫ ♩ ♬

  24. bfarber

    If you have an IP.Downloads license and are interested in testing the pre-release, please see this topic for more information:

    1. Glumbo

      Link not working?

    2. .Peter

      I thought this was going to be Contributor thing.

    3. TheRevTastic

      I already asked that in a post, it was answered too.

    4. .Ian

      open to all now

    5. AndyF

      '[#10342] We could not determine which forum this topic is in.'

    6. .Ian

      Can see the post, but nothing on the qa page.

    7. AndyF

      My perms are different though ;) , although I should be able to see that topic. Hmmm.

    8. .Ian

      thought perms went out with Dalglish ;)

    9. AndyF


    10. bfarber

      The link will only work for those with an active license. If you can't see the file on the QA page, it means you don't have an IP.Downloads license. So, to summarize...If you have an ACTIVE IP.Downloads license, you may participate in QA testing the IP.Downloads release which is now available.

    11. .Ian

      Downloads - Purchased: 25 Aug 2010; Renewal: 24 Feb 2011 - mind you just realised I cannot open posts in the downloads support forum. Will log a ticket.

    12. bfarber

      Yes, if you can't access the downloads support forum, that is an indication the forums aren't seeing your license. Can always try logging out and back in, as well, since that's when your permissions get resynchronized.

  25. AndyF » bfarber

    He did tell me once, although I've forgot. Refers to Keith iirc.