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Old 2004-12-21, 17:54
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Merge the fucking forums

While I read all the active threads in the Fan Fics today (they are sure more than usual) I thought "most people will never see that there were 4 fanfics posted at the same evening". Then I thought for about 3 seconds and got a solution to that problem.

Here it is.

Instead of having six forums for people's creations, let's have one! I hardly ever read any of those six forums because it takes too much time to open six empty forums and I am sure that most people are the same. One forum for all fan creations (art, fics, music, games etc) would be easier to access (and because of that people's creations would be easier to access) and easier to overlook. It would take a position as the third biggest forum here - nice and active!

The name of the new forum is LBA Culture. Yes, I think it is a great idea!
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Old 2004-12-21, 18:13
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Nope, good as it is now, don't make problems outa nothing dude
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Old 2004-12-21, 18:30
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Already tried it dude. I tried just merging one or two forum sections. Didn't work a bit. Thanks for trying though.
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Old 2004-12-21, 18:47
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Bot13, it's not good as it is, because people upload their creations and no one cares. I have for example probably just seen 5% of all the things that's been posted in those forums. I am sure that one single forum would change that.

Lightwing: With which forums was this tried?
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Old 2004-12-21, 19:50
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I agree with Gustav. Most of the forums get completely unnoticed like that. Also, they waste forum space (who needs so many forums?). But that's a different issue (that was discussed a lot already ).

Overall, I don't see why they shouldn't be merged.
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Old 2004-12-21, 19:59
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Hmm, seems not like a very bad idea. I would recommand though that anyone posted in it would tag their post (like: [Fanfiction] Title )
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Or maybe add some additional icons to the post smilies, for example a book, a musical note, etc.


That's just an idea, I don't see it coming though (mainly because the admins don't really have time for those kind of things).
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Bot13, it's not good as it is, because people upload their creations and no one cares. I have for example probably just seen 5% of all the things that's been posted in those forums. I am sure that one single forum would change that.
omg I'm so sorry!! What can I do to let you know once more your'e always right ??
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It's a good idea. gumby.
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omg I'm so sorry!! What can I do to let you know once more your'e always right ??
Why is it that you can't take me disagreeing with you? I said nothing rude for fucks sake.
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Old 2004-12-22, 00:10
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Bot13, it's not good as it is, because people upload their creations and no one cares. I have for example probably just seen 5% of all the things that's been posted in those forums. I am sure that one single forum would change that.
hmmm. i think that explain
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good idea, i almost never check them because of the rareness of active threads
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The problem is, although the forums on their own do not get much activity, merged together we'd end up people posting works about games/art/fiction/music/etc. Even with tags, it would be a mess.

On the other hand, I do support it for the reason that some people just don't visit certain forums because they expect little activity in it. So, as far as the merging of forums goes:

I agree to it, but only if we can make it really really organized.
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people dont see certain forums cos that dont interest them. merging them wont make a difference. Or so i have been told when complaining of the inactiveness of the fan music...
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Old 2004-12-22, 05:56
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Not so.

Some peeps don't visit a single forum, and thus neglect to read anything there. If it's there for them to see, they might be interested to check it out. Where as, if they don't visit a particular section, they probably will miss out on an item that they would otherwise consider cool, had they visited the place.
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Moved to a single forum and put that tags to identify the creation its a good idea.
The main forum page will decrease the size and its really great.
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Old 2004-12-22, 21:18
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That's my opinion:
Merge 'Fan Art', 'Fan Fics', and 'Fan Music'
Merge 'Fan Creations - General' and 'Other Creations'
Merge 'Fan Maps' and 'Fan Games', and make 'LbaX' a sub forum of these.

That's it.
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Old 2004-12-22, 21:30
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Chaosfish thats genial!!

lets do that!
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A nice solution ...
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I don't think that's enough, actually. But let a poll decide what's the best. I think we need to go all the way home and merge it all if we want a new, really active, forum.
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Just think like this... It will become mess. And i dont see how you think that more people fall interest in the threads.....
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Why will it become a mess? I don't see the Off-topic forum becoming a mess because of the fact that there isn't one subforum for sports, one for movies, one for books, one for love etc.
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Cause everyone is trying to post to make their post last post... I mostly just check the latest posts
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Another problem is, once they're all merged, it will be impossible to seperate them back.
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