Red Padlock

  morddwyd 20:02 01 May 2011

What happened to the red padlock?

Went to post on a thread, but it had a note saying thread locked.

No sign of a red padlock though.

  Woolwell 20:33 01 May 2011

There's a padlock symbol on the "bubble" by the thread heading - black not red.

  morddwyd 21:29 01 May 2011

Ah! I don't get the "bubble" either.

Yet another feature which I don't get on the new site.

Thank you

  Forum Editor 22:42 01 May 2011

"Yet another feature which I don't get on the new site."

Which browser are you using?

I have just tried the site in IE8, IE9, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome,and Browzar, and the bubble is clearly visible in all of them.

  birdface 22:43 01 May 2011

morddwyd. It is the same bubble that you see ticked when a thread is resolved.But in it's place is the padlock.

  morddwyd 07:35 02 May 2011


Because of my ongoing sight problems I have to use some accessibility options in the browsers.

No problem with the old site but the new one negates them so I lose various features.

I use Firefox for reading and Chrome for writing.



See above!

  Quickbeam 08:37 02 May 2011

It's not as obvious as the red padlock on the old sight. That drew your attention immediately to see who had overstepped the line!

  Quickbeam 08:37 02 May 2011

  sunnystaines 16:40 02 May 2011

my recent thread got awarded the silver padlock, is that one up from the red one?

  Bingalau 17:36 02 May 2011

Whichever colour padlock matters not as long as it is locked. Anyone would think it was an award like the Congressional Medal of Honor.

  dagbladet 17:44 02 May 2011

On the contrary, I'm intrigued. What does the silver padlock signify? I've only ever triggered a red and that was way back. I think for calling Gandalf something less than polite.

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