SUGGESTION: Get rid of some forums

Discussion in 'The Help Desk' started by We Are Borg, Feb 19, 2016.

  1. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Rey of sunshine

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    Who the heck posts in Press Start any more? Seriously, that forum gets one post per week at best.

    Same for Camp Wordforge. Time to nuke that dog of a forum.

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  2. Amaris

    Amaris Witchy Woman

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    Nah.
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  3. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Rey of sunshine

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    ^^^ Stupid decision and bullshit answer.

    It's pretty obvious WF traffic is down quite substantially. Merging forums would at least have the potential to spur more discussion. It looks pretty pathetic, especially to newcomers, when you have forums that have been dead for over a week.

    P.S. - Captain X, do you have something constructive to add other than being a whiny bitch?
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  4. K.

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    So what happened today that has you itching for a fight?
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  5. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Rey of sunshine

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    You peed in my cornflakes.
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  6. K.

    K. Sober

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    Yes, but specifically today, is what I am asking?
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  7. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    What's wrong with a few low traffic rooms? A lot of people here are gamers, I don't see a problem with a room for that topic, whether or not they often use it. Same goes for Camp Wordforge and our gun enthusiasts. Those discussions being infrequent makes them that much harder to find if we just throw them in to the Green Room.
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  8. El Chup

    El Chup Fuck Trump Deceased Member Git

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    I agree for Press Start. There's no reason that it shouldn't be part of Media Central.

    Techforge could also easily go into the Red Room or Green Room, depending on the poster's choice at the time. No real need for a separate forum for that than there is for, say, literature.

    Camp Wordforge should stay as it is purely because it was set up to deliberately separate the gun stuff from the Red and Green Rooms, although I do concede that most who wanted it no longer post here.
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  9. K.

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    I can see Press Start going into Media Central, but Techforge has a separate purpose IMO.
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  10. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Rey of sunshine

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    Since when does offering ideas on how to improve the board constitute "itching for a fight"?
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    Amaris Witchy Woman

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    My decisions aren't stupid! They're shortsighted, insufficient, overcomplicated, stupid, ill-conceived, but they're not borrowed from Shriners!
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  12. K.

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    Since you immediately followed it up by spewing venom all around, an hour or so after you launched a false memorial thread for an alive and well board member. Chill.
  13. We Are Borg

    We Are Borg Rey of sunshine

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    Yes. Yes you should.
  14. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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  15. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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  16. Quest

    Quest Hail, Columbia Staff Member Administrator

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    Never should've gotten rid of Medforge.
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  17. Sjsharksfan39

    Sjsharksfan39 Fresh Meat

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    I don't understand some of these forums, specifically camp wordforge. You say it was for a place to talk guns, yet how many people actually do go hunting or camping. I used to when I was in Boy Scouts, at least the camping part. I just think those kind of things are best suited for the green room.

    Of course if we take out forums, there would only be like 5 left. A bit surprised on how small this board is, actually.
  18. tafkats

    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    Personally, I'd leave everything we have, but bring back the Gold Room. But then, I've been flogging that horse ever since it was merged into... whatever the heck it was merged into.
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    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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    You came from Trek, right?

    I usually look at it this way ... if TrekBBS is the party room at a big sci-fi convention, Wordforge is the little dive bar where you hang out with your buddies and take the piss out of each other.
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  20. Sjsharksfan39

    Sjsharksfan39 Fresh Meat

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    That is a pretty accurate statement.
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    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    Techforge is also a memorial to Techman. So leave it be.
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  22. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    If it was a part of Media Central, there would be 0 gaming threads. As of now, there's some, and it's fine.
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  24. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    Always watching, always waiting. You'll never get rid of me.
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  25. Fisherman's Worf

    Fisherman's Worf Hamachi is a fish best served cold

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    Don't get rid of Press Start.

    Many Bothans died to bring us that forum.
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  26. foil1212

    foil1212 Jose "Mom Fan" Alvarez Staff Member Moderator

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    It's also the forum I'm a mod for. Don't take away my power!
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  27. mburtonk

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    I'm fine with keeping everything.
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  28. Amaris

    Amaris Witchy Woman

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    Same here. I've Admin'd many a forum, and people start to get antsy when you move, cut and replace.
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  29. Bickendan

    Bickendan Custom Title Administrator Faceless Mook Writer

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    FTFY