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  1. customizable search on specific bloggers

    Idea: It might be already in the works, how 'bout under WxU official bloggers include a customizable backwards search on any tag. EXAMPLE: i'm looking for Dr. Masters mentioning of "Greenland+heat waves" and i enter 28 into the amount of months i want to search back to. RESULT: i get all of Dr. Masters mentioning of GREENLAND+HEAT WAVES from December 20-11 till April 2014.

    COMMENT ON BETA PGS:
    Previewing the 2014 BETA pages, maybe its me getting use to the next/newer version or WxU has tweaked a few feature or both, but it "feels" smoother to visit different sections of…

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      • Please do NOT include images and Flash videos in blog quotes.

        I posted this comment a few days ago in the Product Team blog. Since the latest posting there encourages us to share our ideas here, I'm reposting an edited version here as well.

        Noticed that the way quoting behaves in the beta-test site blogs has changed radically. In the current site blogs, images NEVER appeared in the quoted material; now they do. Worse, Flash videos also appear in the quotations.

        Don't think quoting images or videos is a good idea in ANY of the blogs, but especially NOT in Dr. Master's blog. People there often post humorous images or videos…

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        • Link to member photos

          Not sure membership accounts is the proper category above...we now have the option of seeing our favorite blogger's photos...seems to be missing off the beta

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          • Your local 24 hr temp graph should fully display 24 hrs of data. Currently it's an impoverished display.

            Your local 24 hr temp graph should cycle time along the x-axis to fully display 24 hrs of data. Currently it's a needlessly impoverished display. If you feel viewers can't immediately grasp this, then place a thick triangle under the current time at the far right edge of the graph, but I doubt this is needed. Consider the 3-day moving graphs at our local U of MN Climatological Observatory as an example: http://climate.umn.edu/img/wxsta/airtemp.gif

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              • Explaing the following about the location of dots on hystorical wind directon when it is from the north.

                With historical data, when the wind direction is from the North sometimes the red dot is on the 360 degree line and sometimes on the 0 degree line.

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                  • When using the ! button to flag a post, have a popup dialogue box so we can give a reason why.

                    When using the ! button, the user should be prompted with either a dialogue box, or a multiple choice option to describe why the comment was flagged. The dialogue box is the better option to ensure exact reasoning. This would allow for moderators to better be able to moderate the forums, as they seem to ignore context or other pertinent issues that warranted the flagging in the first place.

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                    • When someone comments, their stats at the bottom should include their location.

                      Often member will comment on weather occurring in their area, but unless you're real familiar with them, you have no way of knowing where they are. My suggestion is to use the city/state when a member signs up to help other members understand where they are (generally) and put this information along with the member stats below each comment. Ideally, there would be a link to Google Maps that we could click on to find those obscure locations like Minerva, OH. For example:

                      Member Since: July 15, 2006 Posts: 150 Comments: 41833 Location: Sterling, IL

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                      Member Since: July 15,…

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                      • Archived Entries should include a number next to the months

                        When viewing the archived entries list such as Dr. Masters or even myself, it would be nice to see the month with a number next to the month, the number signaling how many entries were made in that month. For example, if I were to publish 10 entries in September, the archived list would say September (10).

                        For myself, it would be nice to see at what pace I am blogging away at by the month, or even the year without having to scroll through the page counting up each blog entry listed in the month and comparing the resultant…

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                        • Allow comments on news and articles.

                          Not sure if this is the place to put this but oh well, I know you can comment on blogs but it would be nice if Wunderground users could comment on the news articles on the right hand side of the forecast page. I find many of them interesting and would like to express opinions as well as hear other's opinions.

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