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    This may seem like a silly question, I'm just setting up a new site to bear with me....What are site admins mainly using the 'User Notes' feature for? The documentation suggests that it can used for keeping comments about a user attached to the user's profile, as in keeping it in one place. And I understand about assigning permissions to view them. However, seems to me it would be easier to do this in a restricted forum. Am I missing something here? Can anyone direct me to some examples?

    Thanks again for the help.

  • #2
    I don't think they are used on many forums.

    For example... a user misbehaves so the admin enters a usernote and warns the user. Then that same user misbehaves again. The admin checks the usernotes and sees that this is a repeat offense so punishment is in order.

    Or they can be used for accountability. For example, you can allow regular users to post notes about others. If a user is curious what others think of some one, then he can check the usernotes of that user.

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    • #3
      There is a good hack on vbulletin.org that when a user has a note, a little icon pops up beside there name so you can read the notes.

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      • #4
        Send infraction to the user

        I can find "User Infractions" in AdminCP left panel, but form where to leave an infraction to the user?

        Thanks,

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        • #5
          Sorry wrong thread

          re: "User Infractions"

          I am running v.3.6.8.

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          • #6
            Please start your own thread in the relevant forum for the version that you are running.
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