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What shall we do with old forums?
Poll ended at Thu Apr 14, 2011 3:02 pm
Delete them all, no exceptions 29%  29%  [ 4 ]
Delete some of them, but leave certain ones locked but available (I'll state which below) 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Make them only visible to registered members. 64%  64%  [ 9 ]
Make them only visible to newly registered and established registered members 7%  7%  [ 1 ]
Total votes : 14
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 3:02 pm 
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Hi folks,

I have recently upgraded the zoo to a new version of phpBB and I was looking at the growing list of old forums that haven't been used, and therefore locked.

I'd like to hear thoughts below of all our registered users.

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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
PostPosted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 4:11 am 
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Woah. There are other forums? And people use them still?


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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
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I'd say keep them. It's annoying to me, at least, when Stuff Vanishes On The Internet. (Plus I'm pretty sure the Melonpool and It's Walky! forums, at least, contain a lot of good stuff that should be kept. Can't say for the others though.)


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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
PostPosted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:21 pm 
I'm with The Bushranger. New visitors to these webcomics/board might like to see these discussions, especially if external links point to them.

If you're growing short on space and there's tons of completely useless stuff, I'd say make a judgement call and delete some, otherwise, why not keep?

Also, what's the difference between the latter two choices in the poll? *scratches head*


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 Post subject: Re: Old Forums
PostPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 8:44 pm 
TBH, I registered so I could read the archives of the It's Walky forums, so I hope that the admins decide to keep old forums available, if not postable.


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I have no dog in the fight, beyond wanting to see the weapons thread preserved.... I'll wager it can be moved if need be.
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 16, 2011 5:45 pm 
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Since the majority voted for only fully registered members to see the pages that is just what I have done.

If you are a newly registered member you need to post enough to move to the registered users forum.

Locking thread now.

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