Shack Browse

Shack Browse


This is a mobile browser for Shacknews Latestchatty, a game forum. It is a gateway to a gaming community. Kind of.

What is Shacknews LatestChatty? A forum for games and gamers, whether PC or console. It's also a general BS forum for folks who are generally 25-45 years old. Some of them have no interest in gaming anymore, but used to in the early 2000's. As you might then expect, the Shacknews chatty is generally not appropriate for kids.

Shack Browse is vaguely based on Droid Chatty code. Droid Chatty is no longer developed (and in fact the author contributes to Shack Browse code), and neither is ShackDroid. If you're looking to browse ShackNews on Android with the latest look of Android and advanced features, this app is your ticket. It is the only app still actively developed for Shacknews LatestChatty on Android.

Extended Changelog:
v 3.2.1
* Undo button after collapsing threads
* Support Android 4.1 inbox style notifications and big swipe-down notifications
* Swipe / dismiss notifications now resets number notifications missed
* Swipe-to-dismiss gesture support on notification viewer in app

v 3.2.0
* New instant notification system
** Much more resilient than old system
** Works better with multiple devices
** Allows opt-in and opt-out of vanity and reply notifications separately
** Vanity notifications are a donator feature
** Custom keyword notifications (donator feature)
* Notifications history list, accessible from navigation pane
* Removed ellipsizing on threadlist due to bad android roms (Thanks Google)

v 3.1.6
* Auto version check
* Composer: Long-press-on-word markup selector is more consistent.
* Threadview: Post text is selectable and copyable. This feature has been a goal for 1 year.
* ChattyPics Uploader: This is now a separate application included in the package. To use it, android-share an image. Now allows you to copy to clipboard or make a new post.
* Search Results: Button to edit current search parameters of current search results. Should improve app flow when clicking a username to search posts and then wanting to filter results.
* Search: "Tagger" added to advanced lol search
* ShackLOL: new ThomW ShackLOL API support
* NOTICE: OLD VERSIONS OF SHACKBROWSE WILL NOT WORK WITH THOMW SHACKLOL IN 2 MONTHS

v 3.1.5
* Bug Fix: Opening app via notification of single reply
* Bug Fix: Opening app via link in another app
* Bug Fix: Opening app sometimes results in app resetting
* Bug Fix: Bug in TurboAPI implementation causing pointless requests
* Bug Fix: Crash on LG G2 when long press word (maybe?)

v 3.1.4
* Bug Fix: Posting threads has delay in rare instances
* Bug Fix: NWS post filter
* Bug Fix: Rare bug where duplicate posts show when app db is corrupted

v 3.1.3
* New way to setup popup browser autozoom
* WinChatty V2 preference (default enabled) (thanks arhughes)
* Caching optimization 90% memory reduction for treebranch images
* Can share link URLs from inside popup browser
* Bug Fix: Thread collapsing much more robust
* Bug Fix: Bug clicking links inside spoilers

v 3.1.0
* New way to setup popup browser autozoom
* WinChatty V2 preference, allows use of WinChatty V2 API/database when possible (default enabled) (thanks arhughes)
* WinChatty V2 API implemented in API ping tool
* Caching optimization should dramatically (90%) reduce memory used by treebranch images, large threads should load much faster (thanks arhughes)
* Network timeouts now 30 seconds
* Can share link URLs from inside popup browser
* Bug Fix: When sharing or copying links from inside popup browser when it was started with the "view all images in post" button, all image links will be shared/copied instead of just the first one
* Bug Fix: Thread collapsing much more robust
* Bug Fix: Bug clicking links inside spoilers

Recent changes:
v 4.0.4
* All donator features are now publicly available
* Previous donators will automatically have their donator status uploaded to the woggle server
* Previous donators will remain able to change lime icon settings, but limes can no longer be bought by new users
* Bug Fix: Weird names not able to log in
* Bug Fix: Crashes

See changelog in app for complete list of changes
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About Shack Browse
This is a mobile browser for Shacknews Latestchatty, a game forum. It is a gateway to a gaming community. Kind of.

What is Shacknews LatestChatty? A forum for games and gamers, whether PC or console. It's also a general BS forum for folks who are generally 25-45 years old. Some of them have no interest in gaming anymore, but used to in the early 2000's. As you might then expect, the Shacknews chatty is generally not appropriate for kids.

Shack Browse is vaguely based on Droid Chatty code. Droid Chatty is no longer developed (and in fact the author contributes to Shack Browse code), and neither is ShackDroid. If you're looking to browse ShackNews on Android with the latest look of Android and advanced features, this app is your ticket. It is the only app still actively developed for Shacknews LatestChatty on Android.

Extended Changelog:
v 3.2.1
* Undo button after collapsing threads
* Support Android 4.1 inbox style notifications and big swipe-down notifications
* Swipe / dismiss notifications now resets number notifications missed
* Swipe-to-dismiss gesture support on notification viewer in app

v 3.2.0
* New instant notification system
** Much more resilient than old system
** Works better with multiple devices
** Allows opt-in and opt-out of vanity and reply notifications separately
** Vanity notifications are a donator feature
** Custom keyword notifications (donator feature)
* Notifications history list, accessible from navigation pane
* Removed ellipsizing on threadlist due to bad android roms (Thanks Google)

v 3.1.6
* Auto version check
* Composer: Long-press-on-word markup selector is more consistent.
* Threadview: Post text is selectable and copyable. This feature has been a goal for 1 year.
* ChattyPics Uploader: This is now a separate application included in the package. To use it, android-share an image. Now allows you to copy to clipboard or make a new post.
* Search Results: Button to edit current search parameters of current search results. Should improve app flow when clicking a username to search posts and then wanting to filter results.
* Search: "Tagger" added to advanced lol search
* ShackLOL: new ThomW ShackLOL API support
* NOTICE: OLD VERSIONS OF SHACKBROWSE WILL NOT WORK WITH THOMW SHACKLOL IN 2 MONTHS

v 3.1.5
* Bug Fix: Opening app via notification of single reply
* Bug Fix: Opening app via link in another app
* Bug Fix: Opening app sometimes results in app resetting
* Bug Fix: Bug in TurboAPI implementation causing pointless requests
* Bug Fix: Crash on LG G2 when long press word (maybe?)

v 3.1.4
* Bug Fix: Posting threads has delay in rare instances
* Bug Fix: NWS post filter
* Bug Fix: Rare bug where duplicate posts show when app db is corrupted

v 3.1.3
* New way to setup popup browser autozoom
* WinChatty V2 preference (default enabled) (thanks arhughes)
* Caching optimization 90% memory reduction for treebranch images
* Can share link URLs from inside popup browser
* Bug Fix: Thread collapsing much more robust
* Bug Fix: Bug clicking links inside spoilers

v 3.1.0
* New way to setup popup browser autozoom
* WinChatty V2 preference, allows use of WinChatty V2 API/database when possible (default enabled) (thanks arhughes)
* WinChatty V2 API implemented in API ping tool
* Caching optimization should dramatically (90%) reduce memory used by treebranch images, large threads should load much faster (thanks arhughes)
* Network timeouts now 30 seconds
* Can share link URLs from inside popup browser
* Bug Fix: When sharing or copying links from inside popup browser when it was started with the "view all images in post" button, all image links will be shared/copied instead of just the first one
* Bug Fix: Thread collapsing much more robust
* Bug Fix: Bug clicking links inside spoilers

Recent changes:
v 4.0.4
* All donator features are now publicly available
* Previous donators will automatically have their donator status uploaded to the woggle server
* Previous donators will remain able to change lime icon settings, but limes can no longer be bought by new users
* Bug Fix: Weird names not able to log in
* Bug Fix: Crashes

See changelog in app for complete list of changes

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A Google User
Aug 19, 2014
top quality recipes you will need Melted butter or margarine, for greasing 125g butter, chopped 200g (1 cup, firmly packed) soft brown sugar 125g dark chocolate, chopped 3 eggs 50g (1/3 cup) plain flour 35g (1/3 cup) cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 150g (1 1/4 cup) chocolate chunks Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease an 18 x 28cm cake tin with the melted butter or margarine and line the base of the pan with non-stick baking paper. Step 2 Place butter, brown sugar and chocolate in a large saucepan and stir over medium
A Google User
Aug 19, 2014
Thanks to Virus ...and all the Gamefly team for the best message board app ever.
A Google User
Aug 14, 2014
App works, I guess The app works fine. The content it accesses however, is some of the most soul sucking, vile and sickening human detritus I have seen anywhere on the internet. It's no small wonder that the "people" using this "social" app haven't been rounded up by their respective governments. I took off one star for the taint left on my soul. Use at your own risk. - Updated rating to 3 stars because beta version crashes sometimes
A Google User
Jul 13, 2014
Shack Browse is the worst game of the year. It’s an unjustified chat app without a single new idea. It’s a self-gratifying spectacle that confuses cunning with depth. It’s a craven, heartless app of false moral equivalencies that uses the suffering of oppressed people as window dressing, as theme, while it explores its own cold metaphysical conceits. For its lack of humanity, for its fake guilt, for its flat boring interactions, for its 2.95 dollar cost, for its cleverness, for its cowardice, Shack Browse is not just the worst app of the year. It
A Google User
Jul 10, 2014
This is a life changer! Thank you after using this product my penis grew 5 inches and my wife decided to surprise me with a young sexy girl to join us in the bedroom. Thanks Shacknews!