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  1. Red Dawn
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    Well, this is the Feedback forum:

    Anyone agree with me that it's ridiculous to have over 30 separate discussion forums, for a board that appears to have less than 20 regular posters? And that constantly moving threads and merging them with other threads is not only unneccessary, but confusing? I really don't think a board with maybe 20 regular posters is in danger of cluttering up the board with excessive posts on any given topic. And having so many different forums, and having so many threads deleted and merged with other threads is a tad too much micromangagment in my opinion. I show up looking for a thread I was debating on, and it's gone or buried somewhere else.

    My feedback, is that given the relatively sparse amount of posters here, and the relatively inconsequential amount of new threads put up every day, this board really only needs like three or four forums.

    But, that's just my feedback, for the feedback forum. Whatever.
     
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    It used to bug me, too, but now I just click on the "New Posts" link and stay off the front page.
     
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    If people would stop posting new topics on the same subjects that are already being discussed in other topics, they wouldn't get merged.

    I agree though, having a Politics and an Election 08 board seems senseless. Personally, anything dealing with the election or the candidates should belong in the latter, but the topic about Palin was moved to the Politics forum. So that is quite confusing.
     
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    :eusa_think: I think we need another catagory up here in the Announcements and Feedback :eusa_shifty:

    It could be titled "Time Out"! Gunny and the mods could put posters, like myself, that :meow: up here with a :banned03: by our name, and we can not post until they let us out! :shock: :lol:
     
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    Obviously, you ain't been here that long. This board gets upwards around 700+ posts a day, if not more.
    Edit: There's also 37 regular posters just in the daily caller list. That does not include, at a minimum, 3 board loudmouths that are on daily, and "invisible".
     
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    Here's some feedback for you:

    If there was ONE forum and 5 regular posters, I would merge a dozen posts all saying the same damned thing.

    We're averaging over 1000 posts a day. That's a lot of posts for 20 regular posters. Methinks your math is incorrect.

    If you want to post on a board with only 3-4, forums, feel free to create or find one. This board with only 3-4 forums would be a colossal clusterfuck.

    I'd suggest if you only need 3-4 forums, then restrict yourself to 3-4 forums.

    Oh, and the ONLY threads EVER actually deleted are spam.
     
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    The purpose of the election forum was to separate election issues from general political issues. They are not mutually inclusive.
     
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    I can restrict members to individual forums. Already an option.
     
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    Ut oh! :redface:
     
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    No worries, it's not my board. You have a thread for feedback, so I gave you my feedback.

    I was just noticing that it seems like about half the forums here get like 6 posts a month.
     

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