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Posted December 24th, 2017

TWHL4 Public Beta

Haha, I died again!

Happy holidays to all! To celebrate the end of the year I've finally prepared the next version of the website up for public beta testing.

The new website drags us kicking and screaming into the modern era with better mobile layout support and other goodies. Please try it out and let me know what you think!

Go to now!


avatar Jessie says: 24th December 2017, 03:03 AM
Trying to log in seems to be getting me stuck on the "/auth/convert" page. Filling out the fields as requested and hitting continue seems to just reload the page to no effect.
avatar JeffMOD says: 24th December 2017, 04:58 AM
Have you ensured your email address is the same case in both fields? I found out the hard way that the field was case sensitive, so if you type yours with upper case letters and it's stored as lower case only in the database it'll keep locking you out because the first one auto-fills.
avatar Jessie says: 24th December 2017, 06:12 AM
Same case. Whatever is stopping it is not obvious (to me). I’ve tried using different passwords and emails. It all seems to have no effect and yet keeps forcing any navigation back to it.
avatar Penguinboy says: 24th December 2017, 10:13 AM
Can you give it another try? I just made the error messages red again so they might be more clear but double-check after clicking the button to see if you get any error messages. If it's still no good I'll work it through with you at some point to see what the issue is.
avatar DiscoStu says: 24th December 2017, 18:34 PM
I think the new design is a bit too homogeneous. Also the navigation seems a bit scarce.
avatar satchmo says: 25th December 2017, 04:02 AM
Good stuff, but it needs more orange, and I don't mean the fruit.
avatar Trempler says: 26th December 2017, 04:19 AM
There is something wrong Peguinboy...

can´t see map of the month :( do you hate me ?

I mean...2012 was my year :D
avatar MistaX88 says: 28th December 2017, 04:11 AM
Logged in successfully. Successfully uploaded bland screenshot to screenshot competition.

Successful success!
avatar SourceSkyBoxer says: 3rd January 2018, 21:15 PM
Hello I have problem with login if I logged in than it says my e-mail and password are incorrect.

// Edit:

I have reset my password from and it checkes my existed account and still throws same error like auth/convert How do I fix?

:( Nothing answer my resolve? My account looks fine but I always load only stupid page auth/convert/???? I can not get other pages
avatar satchmo says: 18th January 2018, 13:11 PM
Now it looks lovely with the old familiar shade of orange.

I was thinking to change the blue links to orange as well, but I think staying blue allows the clickable links to stand out more from the background of orange.

Thank you, Penguinboy! Happy new year.
avatar satchmo says: 19th January 2018, 13:42 PM
So, when are we switching over for good? I think it's time.
avatar Penguinboy says: 19th January 2018, 22:51 PM
Possibly not in the next few weeks because I'll be a little busy, but I could find the time next month.
avatar satchmo says: 21st January 2018, 12:32 PM
Got it! THanks.
avatar Ghost129er says: 3rd February 2018, 16:04 PM
Can we please keep formatting options similar to other forums with things such a [bold][/bold] [spoiler][/spoiler] [img][/img] [img width=69][/img] and etc? I feel the *bold* options and /italic/ are sort of... Well, we're gonna have to adjust to them but the bracket formatting options we already more or less know by heart... Just wondering.
avatar Penguinboy says: 3rd February 2018, 23:21 PM
Both types of formatting work, so you're all good there.
avatar Ghost129er says: 4th February 2018, 05:50 AM
Oh neat! Thanks PB! <3
avatar SourceSkyBoxer says: 4th February 2018, 19:14 PM
Thanks because I found I resolve my very old password - I try to write to than new password ( latest new safest password ) Now it resolves for me now. Now I am happy because my account is unlocked at TWHL Beta 4 Version. But website looks very bright who has hurt eyes. You know any modellers, PhotoShop-Lovers and game creators use dark user interfaces - I think that TWHL should to have 2 different themes if who likes to use dark theme. I hope Penguin(boy) allows for eye-supported people.
avatar satchmo says: 7th February 2018, 18:39 PM
Are we going live soon?
avatar Penguinboy says: 7th February 2018, 23:29 PM
Still a little busy this week (moving house) so probably not in the next week or two. Be patient!
Also Strider still hasn't finished the header images so it's his fault really.
avatar satchmo says: 13th February 2018, 22:10 PM
avatar Archie says: 5th March 2018, 01:04 AM
They're waiting for you, Penguin... In the test chamber.
avatar satchmo says: 7th March 2018, 03:02 AM
I think the resonance cascade had already occurred.
avatar satchmo says: 16th March 2018, 12:53 PM
Okay, it's the end of March now.
avatar satchmo says: 23rd March 2018, 11:45 AM
Let's have it go live on April 1st!

Then the joke is on us.
avatar Archie says: 1st April 2018, 08:37 AM
The twhl4 beta site is actually an elaborate April fools joke. It will never go live
avatar Penguinboy says: 2nd April 2018, 04:27 AM
I genuinely was gunna migrate this weekend but broken bones delayed that. Gimme a few months to heal my arm.
avatar satchmo says: 9th April 2018, 11:13 AM
Sorry to hear that. How did you manage to break your bones (plural)?
avatar MMProductions says: 24th April 2018, 01:07 AM
When we will switch over the new TWHL? Is there any prediction?
avatar satchmo says: 25th April 2018, 21:49 PM
2018? 2019? 2020?
avatar potatis_invalid says: 25th April 2018, 21:54 PM
Relax your butts. Penguinboy is doing this for free. Pressure is not going to get the new site up any quicker, programmers are world-class procrastinators. And he has broken bones.
avatar Jessie says: 8th May 2018, 21:09 PM
I'm pretty sure he gave an estimate a few posts ago. Jeez.
avatar SourceSkyBoxer says: 10th May 2018, 16:54 PM
Now it looks like nothing ...
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