Hey Stan,<br><br>I was just thinking. Wonder if it's possible to rearrange the forum. Put OS X Diner, Tips and Tricks and Tech Support into one forum. Would make things clean. 3 forums:<br><br>1. The Mac Local - Dealing with everything Mac. Apps, problems, tips, news, recent stories, etc.<br><br>2. The Lounge - Well, duh! ;-p<br><br>3. Site and Forums - Suggestions, problems, questions, etc.<br><br>And I suggested a Design forum a while back. Boy, we needed to cut down the number of forums, not increase them.<br><br>--<br>I am Dyslexic of Borg. Fusistance is retile. Your a$$ will be laminated.
I agree with Vijay.<br><br>The number of forums should be kept simple and down to a few. I feel what makes a great forum has to be the amount of posters it recieves "traffic" is the key. With many forums in place would simply mean that posters will have to divide their time between them.<br><br>What kills a forum to me is that you post a question and it will then be hours or days before you get an response, that delay = dead forum to me. Adding lots of special forums like OSX, Hardware, Software or even a design forum is pointless. Gather all those people in one room is the means to having a great forum, the responses to a question would be instant because people are aready there to answer and not roaming around checking other forums.<br><br>Just my opinion.<br><br>
What they said... fewer is better.<br><br>I think I would put everything in one for now and if it ever gets to the point that tech stuff is getting lost in the chit chat... separate the two at that time.<br><br>
Why not? That's basically how it was at MC when things were at their best. Everyone hung out at the General Discussion forum. Then they added others but the regulars even asked if they could still ask for help in General Discussion and that remained the main hang out for years. The additional categories were always neglected due to lack of traffic.<br><br>If it weren't for the latest split... I would guess it would still be that way.<br><br>
yes, I'd agree, fewer is better... no real need for all of these forums. one for mac questions. one for a lounge, and one for site suggestions/questions would be plenty, IMO.<br><br>john<br><br>Statistics are like a bikini. What they reveal is suggestive, but what they conceal is vital.<br>-- Aaron Levenstein
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