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Too many forums?

Discussion in 'Site News & Feedback' started by GavinC85, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. GavinC85

    GavinC85 Registered User

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    A poll to get the thoughts of the masses? Just a thought anyway, enjoying being back nevertheless.
     
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  2. RM

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    Some parts do need condensing yeah. General “chit-chat” threads need minimising too as it takes activity away from the rest of the forum. They’ll just talk about things in a thread like that whereas they could have made a thread about it and sparked a far bigger discussion.

    There’s dozens of “general chat” threads all over the forum, I think they’re detrimental.
     
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  3. Tomohawk

    Tomohawk Moderator
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    Agreed! Even a general matchday thread has popped up in the Championship forum today 'because there isn't enough activity for individual matchday threads'. I thought the Championship board was supposed to be one of the most active areas of the forum?
     
  4. RM

    RM Registered User

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    I actually think that thread serves a purpose.

    Some games don’t have the fanbase to justify creating a thread that will get 2 posts (like Cardiff v Reading) so somewhere to discuss them types of games make sense. And the thread has an actual topic, so it won’t be full of mindless natter.
     
  5. Foxwell

    Foxwell A little bit of the bubbly

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    We should just merge everything into one big mega thread. All of the games, all of the sub forums, all of the flood this section, the whole lot. We'll see if that stops the moaning :dunce:
     
  6. GavinC85

    GavinC85 Registered User

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    That's just silly.
     
  7. Foxwell

    Foxwell A little bit of the bubbly

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    I'm glad you think so!
     
  8. Tomohawk

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    The opening 2 posts were about betting ;) :laugh:

    But I do kind of see your point
     
  9. RM

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    The first post covered a few things and the first reply just jumped on the small betting point he covered, but at least the thread has a theme, or a potential theme, if you know what I mean. As opposed to “general off topic chat”, which we have a whole sub forum with about 15 sub topics for.
     
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  10. Redpelt

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    Sorry about that Gav. I'm guessing someone forgot to order the fireworks.



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  11. Dickie Cooper

    Dickie Cooper Super Duper Dickie Cooper

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    Was somebody moaning?
     
  12. Andrew

    Andrew Broken leg stuff

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    Ive always thought the individual PL club boards were a waste of time, only a handful are used regularly. Brighton's hasn't been posted in since 2018 :laugh:

    I guess there could be a debate was well for merging L1 + L2, but doubt it would be welcomed by the natives.
     
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    That was already done and killed both sections.
     
  14. Andrew

    Andrew Broken leg stuff

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    Hmm interesting it would have that effect. Is that why L2 post count is way down at 39k? I have no memory of them being merged. Fair play.
     
  15. StretfordEnd

    StretfordEnd Fools can be kings
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    A few are busy though, and if we only have club forums for the 'big clubs' we'll get complaints about it.

    Been there, done that, people didn't like it so we changed it back.

    :duke
     
  16. Andrew

    Andrew Broken leg stuff

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    Perhaps just keep Liverpool, United, Cheslea, Arsenal etc but get rid of any that havent been posted in the last 6 months. If a group of fans of a particular club decides they want a sub forum at a future date then it can be considered. Just think it makes the PL forum look very cluttered with a dozen dormant sub forums.
     
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    The only people who post in the Everton forum are Liverpool fans.
     
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  18. King_Kenny

    King_Kenny JUSTICE FOR THE 97!

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    Yeah was about to say this. Imagine even more Liverpool stuff in the main forum? The likes of Gal would have a stroke :laugh:

    Nah, leave it the way it is, if club forums are not being used then so be it, no harm done :shrug

    Because apart from you there aren't any Everton fans to post there and you chat more about Liverpool than your own club ;)

    Oh and The Wizard who will soon disappear once your early season good start takes its usual downward turn :laugh:
     
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  19. johnnyT

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    That is true tbf without you muller,stillhurts and salty id be very lonely :laugh:
     
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    I think the Forum is fine as it is.
     

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