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Dyslexsticks #1 Posted 11 October 2018 - 02:35 PM

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It's about high time we actually got other sections of the forum more use.

 

You probably already know but there's obvious candidates for those forums like discussions of a particular nations tanks, or the artillery vehicle most have an issue with the M53/M55.

 

We need a separate forum for discussing game mechanics like pen or ramming etc. No more of those bloody MM threads.

 

General discussion is honestly a real eyesore to look at and I don't think most of us would miss it.


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P6X330 #2 Posted 11 October 2018 - 02:46 PM

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I would tend to agree with you.

 

General Discussion has become, or always was, the one stop to post whatever topic, even for those topics that already have a dedicated section.

 

This is because you have more chance to be read if posting in GD, and by a much greater number.

 

Unless the moderators enforce the topic rules, and move the posts where they belong, nothing will change.


Edited by P6X330, 11 October 2018 - 03:00 PM.

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mockney_piers #3 Posted 11 October 2018 - 02:48 PM

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i moderated a busy forum once, we had a team of 5, all voluntary and we moved stuff pretty quickly.
You get the impression that moderators log in once a week here.

LadyTanker #4 Posted 11 October 2018 - 02:49 PM

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+1 for having a hashtag that is on point

First topic I want to see: the way of the hashtag

 



John Arrowsmith #5 Posted 11 October 2018 - 02:55 PM

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But what about the pinned arty thread?  At least leave that alone.:trollface:

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Neurotic Cell #6 Posted 11 October 2018 - 02:58 PM

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But where would discuss general things?  You know like, “arty sucks” or “MM is rigged”?

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P6X330 #7 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:01 PM

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View PostJohn Arrowsmith, on 11 October 2018 - 08:55 AM, said:

But what about the pinned arty thread?  At least leave that alone.:trollface:

 

Don't you feel the "Arty" angry posts have come down? or, have been replaced by the "Lights" plague!

Edited by P6X330, 11 October 2018 - 03:01 PM.

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P6X330 #8 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:04 PM

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View Postmockney_piers, on 11 October 2018 - 08:48 AM, said:

i moderated a busy forum once, we had a team of 5, all voluntary and we moved stuff pretty quickly.
You get the impression that moderators log in once a week here.

 

I would suggest that WG gave a few of the forumers the privileges to move the topics where they should belong.

 

There are several jolly fellows here that would enjoy doing that.

 

Hey you, WG moderators, how about it? get some help across the time zones to redistribute the posts....


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CatSnipah #9 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:04 PM

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Ban General Discussion?

LadyTanker #10 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:09 PM

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 View PostJohn Arrowsmith, on 11 October 2018 - 08:55 AM, said:

But what about the pinned arty thread?  At least leave that alone.:trollface:

 

Yes and we'll add a thread especially for you dedicated to all things M3 Lee. While we're at it, get rid of forumers and threads. Oh, wait...

 



John Arrowsmith #11 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:22 PM

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View PostLadyTanker, on 11 October 2018 - 03:09 PM, said:

 

Yes and we'll add a thread especially for you dedicated to all things M3 Lee. While we're at it, get rid of forumers and threads. Oh, wait...

 

 

that would be perfect,  a dedicated M3 Lee thread that nobody could trash.

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Fishfood50 #12 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:26 PM

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Should this not have been posted in the correct forum?

Dyslexsticks #13 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:28 PM

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View PostJohn Arrowsmith, on 11 October 2018 - 02:55 PM, said:

But what about the pinned arty thread?  At least leave that alone.:trollface:

 

Solution? Give it the announcement treatment. Make it viewable across all forums in different languages.
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Blossomy_Hippo #14 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:47 PM

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Is this an official meme now?

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ATHFjman18 #15 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:53 PM

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Probably the best way to go about it is to get rid of everything but the ‘Off Topic’ section. 

GUSTO 24 7 #16 Posted 11 October 2018 - 03:56 PM

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But then I wouldn't be able to use forums...

Damn the torpedoes.........full speed ahead!


Dyslexsticks #17 Posted 11 October 2018 - 04:43 PM

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View PostBlossomy_Hippo, on 11 October 2018 - 03:47 PM, said:

Is this an official meme now?

You can't deny there is a little bit of sense to this thread though.


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psmobius1 #18 Posted 11 October 2018 - 04:46 PM

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Somebody reads through other topics?? 

VKSheridan #19 Posted 11 October 2018 - 05:34 PM

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Here here!  Generals are overrated.  We should have a “Corporal Discussion” section.  Damn I’m genius......



Pit Friend #20 Posted 11 October 2018 - 11:16 PM

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All forum problems are caused by living posters. The solution is simple:

 

 

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