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Discussion in 'Site Problems & Feedback' started by muzikool, Dec 2, 2005.

  1. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I'd prefer not to read the titles of threads posted in Hard Talk. There is a select minority who visit the section and those people can (and will) check it regularly anyway. I don't see a reason posts from there need to be listed in the New Posts section. It was a great idea to have those (and the Green Room) posts removed from the Recent Forum Posts, and I'm requesting that the Hard Talk posts be removed from New Posts as well. Thanks. :)
     
  2. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

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    i think i agree with you muzik
     
  3. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Here's my stance. I think we should leave it as it is.

    Besides, if you want Hard Talk removed then for consistency the Green Room should be removed from New Posts as well.
     
  4. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I knew that point would be brought up.

    That's fine, remove the Green Room as well. However, Hard Talk by nature involves topics that are controversial, the Green room is intended for casual posting. The Green Room encourages community, I don't believe that Hard Talk does.
     
  5. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Once upon a time,

    Due to demand, of at least two members, there was a new section created called "Hard Talk", however, once made, no one really liked the pointlessly annoying and boring section with the exception of about three monkeys, eight members, six banana's and a spider named Sid.

    Over time all other members, realised that the section, no matter how unnecessary and crap, was here to stay, so we all just chose to ignore it.

    The end.


    Wasn't that a fun story ?


    In other words, just ignore it and I have nothing better to do at the moment :eek:
     
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  6. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    :laugh:

    You crazy SOB
     
  7. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    Although I don't participate I do like to read the threads now and then and I think it's good for the forum to have such a sub-forum.

    (nobody would like my POV)
     
  8. Tittles

    Tittles Dabba Dooba Political User

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    I honestly don't care what threads are posted as I am not a Mod :p

    But honestly...it isn't a big deal to me. I like to read certain threads if the title grabs me. Otherwise I just ignore it. Plain and Simple.
     
  9. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I was going to avoid that part of it, and you made the point for me. :)

    If I'm reading the list of posts, I can't ignore it until I've already read it, and I don't want to read it. I'm not asking for the section to go, just for the posts not to be listed in New Posts.
     
  10. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    1. Members who are less serious want rid of Hard Talk from news posts.
    2. It gets removed.
    3. Members who are more serious then want rid of Green Room, Entertainment, etc (mostly green room, just making an over exaggerated point ;))
    4. They get removed.
    5. No one's really happy.

    It's best just to leave things at they are. As I've said before many times, I don't like the Hard Talk section, and many others don't. However, there are people who do, and also it may even attract new members who wish to talk about the topics up for discussion.

    Everyone is different, therefore it's hard to accommodate everybody. The Hard Talk section was created because many members were tired of political bull**** flooding the green room, and now that it's there, people want rid of it. Seems we can't win.

    On a side note, I'm sure there's a feature of vb3 which allows the user to select what they want to see in the new posts screen? EP?
     
  11. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    Right, the New Posts section should be able to exclude topics from Hard Talk. That's all I'm asking for.
     
  12. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Need EP to look into it then. *slaps*
     
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  13. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    You should still post, healthy discussion is a good thing.
     
  14. egghead

    egghead Double O Egghead

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    i was not aware that the "new topice" button was censored.

    :(

    there should be an option for members to hide forums so that new posts can filter their results

    i prefer to have all forums to view as i can and do ignore threads that do not interest me.............

    razr v3 :p
     
  15. ThePatriot

    ThePatriot -=[BOHICA!]=- Political User

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    My only concern is...I thought it was an ORANGE named Sid? :laugh: :lick:
     
  16. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Ideally each person would be able to select what sections New Posts pulls threads from...but like it has been said, just ignore it :p
     
  17. egghead

    egghead Double O Egghead

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    hahahaha
     
  18. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    I thought it was a donkey named syd. Yes, it is spelt with a "y". or was that Mr Humphries ?? maybe Mrs Slocombe, or how about Captain Peacock ??? Frankly, I liked Miss Brahms the best, she had a nice chest ..
     
  19. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    EP did add a hack to the CP which allowed you to select which fourms you saw when you hit new posts, I imagine it will be back in due course.

    So Shuuusshh!
     
  20. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    Yeah, I remember that, was a good feature and I'm sure it shall return ;)

    On another note, it's all opinion, and can't really be exercised because certain inviduals don't want certain forums. In the event we block things 100%, those who do want to read the material will loose out. The hack shall return, until then, just don't bother reading the forums you don't want to read about :lick: