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WARNING: This site is much busier during holiday events.

It will give your dragons many more views than usual, in a much shorter time. Be careful that your dragons do not get sick, especially when they are less than a day old.

 

 

Latest official update post: Click here

 

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Newly updated and expanded, come check out...

 

The Allure of Neglected Dragons!

 

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Features:

  • Daycare -- all ages
    • Select which dragons you want to add/remove
    • Check each dragon's health
    • Show fogged dragons and their genders
  • Emergency Room / NDER -- 4 days or less
    • Add dragons through the Daycare, or individually by code
    • Able to add dragons only to the ER, or to both ER and Daycare
    • Remove ERs early if they are fogged
  • Viewers
    • Regular and Popup versions
    • Multiple display and timing options
  • Regular cleaning
    • Automated cleaning every 30 minutes
    • Manual cleaning via the star icons
  • Extras
    • Multiple features to aid with Neglected Experiments
      • Auto-refreshers
      • Reduced-lag NDAR page -- 2 hours or less
      • Quick-add form to start multiple ARs at once
      • Guide to finding Time of Death
      • Alarm to make sure you don't lose track of time
      • Chat room to connect with and get help from other experimenters
    • Inbred Checker
    • Lineage Viewer / Generation Counter
    • Action Trackers (Freeze, BSAs)
    • Scroll Statistics
    • Scroll Banners
    • Basic Breeding Chart, if you're looking for a pre-started record-keeping method
    • Forms to suggest new features and report bugs
  • No JavaScript required! (Although some non-essential time-saving features use it.)

Upcoming:

  • Neglected Experiments Announcement page
  • Other useful tidbits, as I think of them!

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And a big Thank You! to Agrona for allowing me to host this on her webspace!

 

Let's start turning those NDs again!

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That`s an good Idea and I will use it in an hour for my ND Experimend. smile.gif

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I have one that will be going live in 4 and a half hours. Can't wait to try out the new ER. Thanks so much for making it.

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I see only two little problems with this site:

1. The dragcave will stop counting the views when a user tries to refresh an single egg to often. This is not the 15:1-limit but a flood-protection which makes the autorefresher useless (as it will only work for about 300 views before the protection triggers!)

2. The site has not enough traffic for a neglected ER, even with EATW (using all ~2000 codes at the same time which is the equivalent of about 300 users beeing permanent online(!)) it still takes 5-10 minutes to make an egg hatch.

 

Using the 24 hours you gather on the first abbandon of an egg seems to be the only safe way (expect other people snapping the egg) to save a neglected.

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Txns BBIK biggrin.gif

 

I already saw it in a post somewhere xd.png

 

I'am sure all the regular ND people are also going to use this one ;-)

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1. The dragcave will stop counting the views when a user tries to refresh an single egg to often. This is not the 15:1-limit but a flood-protection which makes the autorefresher useless (as it will only work for about 300 views before the protection triggers!)

If this is in fact the case (I can't say I've noticed anything like that, but I haven't seriously tested, either), then it mostly just means that a person likely won't be able to get an egg to turn by themselves -- which was never the intent anyhow, so that's not really a problem.

 

2. The site has not enough traffic for a neglected ER, even with EATW (using all ~2000 codes at the same time which is the equivalent of about 300 users beeing permanent online(!)) it still takes 5-10 minutes to make an egg hatch.

First, the site's new. So obviously it won't be a super-high-traffic-users-everywhere site (yet).

 

Second, you don't need a lot of traffic to get a ton of repeat views to turn an egg, so that part's not a problem. You do need a ton of traffic to hatch a turned egg, but if you're getting that many views from the start, it will hatch long before it ever has a chance to turn. So that's not really an issue either.

 

The idea of the site is to help people turn eggs. Not to generate so much traffic that it can hatch them in under 5 minutes. If it (eventually) reaches that point, that's great, but that was never intended to be the goal. Nor was that the goal of Soti's NDER, nor have people even been able to save eggs once they turn by using all the older/bigger ERs simultaneously (very rare occasions aside). If someone wants to find a way to (legally!) generate enough traffic for their turned egg to hatch within a minute without bouncing, earthquaking, or forcing, all the more power to them, but the idea here is just to try and help people turn them. Hatching after that is then their responsibility, whatever method they choose to try.

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I tried it out and had a friend helping me with running the AR windows. My egg didn't turn but it did hatch seconds before it died. Since it was a fifth gen Thuwed I'm good with that and once I'm unlocked I'll grab another egg and try again. wink.gif I think Luck plays the largest part but auto refreshers are a God send. Thanks again for the ER.

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I see only two little problems with this site:

1. The dragcave will stop counting the views when a user tries to refresh an single egg to often. This is not the 15:1-limit but a flood-protection which makes the autorefresher useless (as it will only work for about 300 views before the protection triggers!)

2. The site has not enough traffic for a neglected ER, even with EATW (using all ~2000 codes at the same time which is the equivalent of about 300 users beeing permanent online(!)) it still takes 5-10 minutes to make an egg hatch.

 

Using the 24 hours you gather on the first abbandon of an egg seems to be the only safe way (expect other people snapping the egg) to save a neglected.

I've never seen anything happen like the flood control that you describe, but regardless, the AR is far from useless. Perhaps you are misunderstanding the purpose of the site and it's features? It's not intended to instantly make an ND for you. You still have to do the work.

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Well, I think it's a good idea; I'm not looking to turn my current ER egg, but if I can get it to hatch before the friend I want to gift it to comes over this afternoon, that'll be swell, so an extra ER will come in pretty handy.

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Quick update: Chatting!

The Help & Extras page now includes links to connect with other experimenters and get help with turn-attempts, if desired.

 

 

Also, I've decided to hold off on the manual ER removal, for now. The site is getting a decent amount of traffic, but so few people are adding their ERs, and an ER with only one or two (or no!) dragons looks so lonely! Once there are dragons in there a bit more reliably, I'll add in the manual removal. In the meantime, the automated cleaner is still working just fine.

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D:

 

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I have been trying to make one since my old one crashed. But I haven't been able to find out how to create one. How did you learn how to code? Can you help me out a little bit? I created an Auto-Refresher (http://www.dcmm.webege.com/nder_big.php) but I don't know how people put dragons into the little frame where they get posted. Isn't it MySQL? *sigh*

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How did you learn how to code?

Exactly the same way that people have been telling you to do so in the coding thread. Look things up, read -- thoroughly, and give it a shot. Many many times over. And then retry. And eventually get it to work and do it all over again with the next step.

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Exactly the same way that people have been telling you to do so in the coding thread. Look things up, read -- thoroughly, and give it a shot. Many many times over. And then retry. And eventually get it to work and do it all over again with the next step.

Ok. Summer break starts in 2 days so I will learn over the summer. biggrin.gif The ER you made is awesome tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

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The ER you made is awesome

Thanks. smile.gif And good luck!

 

 

A fun bit of trivia

In case anyone's interested, and since I'm impressed just how far this game has spread (even already knowing that there are users from around the world), here is a partial list of countries where the NDER's visitors live:

  • Australia

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Brazil

Canada

Chile

Colombia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Egypt

Estonia

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hong Kong

Hungary

Italy

Kazakhstan

Latvia

Lithuania

Malaysia

The Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

The Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russian Federation

Serbia

Singapore

Slovakia

South Korea

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Taiwan

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Exciting, isn't it!

 

And I'm also hoping to have another site update for you guys sometime soon, once I squish all the bugs. So get ready!

I'll let you know when it's online. smile.gif

 

Oh, those were some of the other countries!

And a few more.

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Cool bbik! biggrin.gif Did you get the idea to revive the NDER after mine died? Cause it was a good one. tongue.gif You are really helping a lot of people. You can make it like the old one because that way people can see the countdown and they can see other peoples experiments and help each other out. biggrin.gif

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Update!

  • The ARs are now at least 2-3 times more effective! (It's amazing how two same-goal methods can work so differently!)
  • Slight layout change to make space for upcoming features. (Hard refresh [Ctrl + F5] if they don't show up properly.)
  • ToD page is (finally) finished.
  • Added a couple JavaScript bits for those who have it on. The site is still entirely functional without it, though. smile.gif
  • And we also have a new banner! Thanks to nonnymouse, we have an egg-smacker of our own!

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I will update the first post shortly. smile.gif

I think I caught all the bugs, but as always, if there's something wrong, or if you have a suggestion, let me know, and I'll see what I can do!

 

 

And Rebsingh, I got tired of people complaining when Soti's NDER went down. So I decided to give it a shot. However, I do not plan on including countdowns, because I have had several requests to not make it as obvious which codes are experiments, to reduce chances of sniping. And that sounds perfectly logical to me, so unless I get far more requests for countdowns, or a very compelling reason, that's how it's likely to stay.

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Here is a new Userbar I made.

 

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Well, this was delayed for much longer than I would like, and still doesn't have all the features I want, but the NDER just had another...

 

UPDATE!

  • New Features:
    • Set ARs in advance -- Especially targetted at helpers who get called away just before an experiment starts, but usable by anyone.
    • Users Online Counter -- To see just how many people are online at any given moment (excluding direct AR links).
    • Unfog Alarm -- Make sure you remember to unfog on time!
    • DC Clock -- Now everyone can see the same time. Unfortunately, this requires JavaScript, but everything else on the site still functions perfectly without it.
  • Other
    • Several behind the scenes fixes and updates to make things cleaner and (hopefully) faster.
  • Plus a little surprise "hidden" in the site, for those who care to look. smile.gif

I tried to make sure all parts work properly in all browsers, but I wasn't able to test it as thoroughly as I would like, so if you find a bug or strange quirk, please let me know, and I'll see if I can fix it.

 

And as always, if you have any suggestions, complaints, or random other comments, I'd love to hear them! You're welcome to post here, or use one of the forms on the site, or poke me in our chatroom, whichever you would prefer. My inbox is usually too full for PMing to be a good idea, though. tongue.gif

 

Enjoy!

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I really like this ER. It's definitely one of my top 2, for simplicity...and the AR.

Good Job.

-kiff

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Wonderful site. I can't believe I hadn't found it already. Will bookmark and use often. smile.gif

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