Proposal for improving defaults to help new players get help faster.

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Proposal for improving defaults to help new players get help faster.
I would propose that we turn on numbering of nucleotides as the default for all new players. It is the most common chat item with new players needing help. We always have to take the time and explain location of the options icon to tell them to turn numbering on so we and they can talk about their screenshots.
Does not require any other addition or subtraction of functionality. And no harm done because players can still turn off if they choose.

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  • optimistic we will change.

Posted 7 years ago

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Photo of rnjensen45


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I definitely second this proposal. This will make it easier and faster to help new players.
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I agree with lroppy.
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Eli Fisker

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I wholeheartedly agree with Lroppy.
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I've typed that explanation many, many times. Please incorporate what Iroppy says above.
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Definitely a good idea.
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Indeed new players can't ask for help, if the numbers aren't turned on.
They should be on by default!
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yes. When i was new there were basic navigation questions that didn't need to be problems. Is there a guide somewhere for new players?
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Jeehyung Lee, Alum

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Hi lroppy

This has been added to our issue tracker with ticker number #112

You can check the issue at

You can check all player proposed issues at

Thanks for your idea!

EteRNA team