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New PoetrySoup Features

Blog Posted:10/4/2012 8:44:00 AM

New PoetrySoup Features
Soupers, we will be adding more exciting NEW features soon to YOUR PoetrySoup. These are exciting Soup times. Here are some of the upcoming NEW features:

  • My Friends Space. You will be able to create a network of friends on PoetrySoup and communicate exclusively with them.
  • Premium Members will be able to post longer poems.
  • FREE PRIZES for Community participation.
  • Hot New Poets page.
  • Featured Poets
  • ...and many more (email us YOUR suggestions)

We Need Your Help

Soupers, we need you to Like, Tweet, Pin, etc. PoetrySoup. The more you "Like" PoetrySoup, the more new FUN features and free
PRIZES we can add. Please go to the PoetrySoup home page and "Like" or "Pin" PoetrySoup!!!

Soupers, we will be making minor enhancements to the PoetrySoup design over the next couple weeks. Don't panic, your features will still be there. Just poke around, you'll find them. BTW, the avatars at the top of the home page are the top Community Builders of the past 24hrs.

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Date: 10/5/2012 9:36:00 AM
thank you, TPS.. m still navigating the new nooks and cannies..:)huggs
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Date: 10/5/2012 7:27:00 AM
Thank you PS for a great website where we can share our thoughts, poems and, sometimes, frustrations with poetry forms and formats. I, for one, have grown and honed my skill under the friendly guidance of many well versed poets. I am in debt to all. Love, Suzette
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Black Eyed Susan
Date: 10/5/2012 8:15:00 AM
Yes, thanks for all you've done. Don't think I don't appreciate it! This is the BEST poetry site out there!
Date: 10/5/2012 7:02:00 AM
Thank you TPS I will try to check it all out soon. Have a great weekend. Love, Carol
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Date: 10/5/2012 3:11:00 AM
Hey PoetrySoup, is it possible to get alerts when someone makes replies to comments made?
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Black Eyed Susan
Date: 10/5/2012 8:14:00 AM
and blog comments too would be helpful :)
Date: 10/4/2012 10:42:00 PM
It's my honor to be a member of PS family....and to know great poets around the world. (^_^) Good luck to all.
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Date: 10/4/2012 8:07:00 PM
Sounds Great! :)
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Date: 10/4/2012 7:18:00 PM
Thanks for the explanation. Great work. Lee
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Date: 10/4/2012 1:58:00 PM
I think it's a major step forward for the Soup, and it's souper's <> bravo Admin :)
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Date: 10/4/2012 1:51:00 PM
I have had no problem with the new changes and it is nice to be able to get to my comments boxes so easily now. Thank you for trying to accomodate such a diverse group of soupers. Thanks, Joyce
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Date: 10/4/2012 11:56:00 AM
Tho I like a friends network... I fear it'll develop cliques that keep many out... I could be wrong and enjoy it... I like where blogs are the network because they seem to be open to all and encourage participation. I would like to be able to click on a spot organized for PS problems where things aren't working. Perhaps under 'resources".
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Date: 10/4/2012 11:58:00 AM
Just shoot us an email for website problems via the "Contact Us" page. See link at the bottom of the page.
Date: 10/4/2012 11:56:00 AM
Thanks for letting us know about these changes, We will adjust, sooner or later.
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Date: 10/4/2012 10:23:00 AM
TPS, i would never encourage tweet to my kids,, nor support it.. But, since you asked for the help I will go and check what it is all about. I will go and "Like" or "Pin" ~ it
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Date: 10/4/2012 10:18:00 AM
A quick question where do I find the comments from others on my poems on this site. In box gives me soup mail and out box shows the comments I make so where is comments left by others? phyl
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Andrea Dietrich
Date: 10/4/2012 10:25:00 AM
inbox, phyllis. inbox! from there, you can see in small words above soupmail, a place to click to see comments!
Date: 10/4/2012 10:08:00 AM
On another not: many poets including myself, agree you should limit the numbers of poems we can submit in one day. I think 5 a day is very reasonable.~ Just the other day a poet posted over 30 poems, and another poet posted over 10 different poems including others that are constantly posting over 5 poems a day. It is a poem of the day killer. This is one of the reasons I don't post as much. anyways..i hope you are considering that change... love pd
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Poet Destroyer A
Date: 10/4/2012 10:10:00 AM
Many of us here at the soup, feel TPS should limit the amount of poems every individual poet can post a day. anything over 7 poems is absurd...
Date: 10/4/2012 10:07:00 AM
thanks for letting us know just one word please keep site as simple as possible for many of us are not computer experienced. I know it can be done expertly but a lot of us need it simply laid out,. thanks phyl
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Poet Destroyer A
Date: 10/4/2012 10:10:00 AM
yes, simple
Date: 10/4/2012 10:03:00 AM
Soup, poets hardly use the chat room. Maybe you can add a feature that allows us to talk to each other through an open chat box on the side of our incoming poems. Other sites have a small simple chat box out in the open. The chat box here is to complicated.
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Date: 10/4/2012 9:54:00 AM
I had some suggestions for improvements to the contest administration area and soupmailed you. Did you ever get my soupmail? I never got a response.
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Date: 10/4/2012 9:46:00 AM
I'm not a life time poet, but~~~ How come were they removed from the front page. I see only the PM's.... I know you can look them up by clicking by on the side of "PoetrySoup News" but, come on they deserve to be posted above all your PM's... it might inspire others to join your life time poets... either than that i do not mind the changes.. except the one on the contest page from a while back... thank you soup. for all you pull...pd
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Poet Destroyer A
Date: 10/4/2012 10:00:00 AM
yes, on the tab..... next to the tab "PoetrySoup News: however, I did enjoy checking on the old way where the names were visible when you clicked on the home page.. Soup, no matter... your changes are great.
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Team PoetrySoup
Date: 10/4/2012 9:51:00 AM
Lifetime poets are identified by the crown next to their name. Also, they are on the "Soupers For Life" tab on the home page.
Date: 10/4/2012 8:55:00 AM
I like seeing the pictures of the top community builders here! And I don't mind all the changes. But please can you restore my ability to use the backward arrow when I am commenting from one of my poetry pages and trying to go back to it again and again. Also so I can get back to contest pages easily again or navigate old pages of my poetry friends. The arrow key was so useful to do those three things and I really miss it!
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