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#1 awesem

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 02:00 AM

Recently there has been some opinion that if Spamorama was closed - there will be more activity in the discussion forum. More new threads, more topics for discussion.

 

Some mods are all for the closing of spamorama, some against, some neutral. Really it should be up to our hundreds and thousands of regular GTU discussion members to make that call. 

 

Vote away. :)

 

(You have until 26th February 2015)


Edited by awesem, 26 February 2015 - 04:11 PM.
POLL CLOSED 13 to keep 10 to close

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#2 gusdotcom

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 03:15 AM

I think it has served it purpose. I say we lock it and keep it stickied on the top as a tribute to Woggie.

 

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 03:27 AM

close it? for = it will make there appear to be more activity. how can a new random person be expected to be able to post in there, it a slithering beast?

against = its a handy short cut for the regulars. it has woggie in it.

 

arrggghh, fuck nostalgia. its redundant as i struggle reading the last days posts in it, never mind posts from months or years agogo

 

2 to 1 for me. close it and let it quietly swim to the bottom of the page and then on to page two. hey if we all say something woggie-ish in it as its last posts. it can be like a viking funeral for our friend 


Edited by w00dy, 16 February 2015 - 03:49 AM.

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 05:46 AM

I say keep it. People are barely coming here as it is. Plus woogie.



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Posted 16 February 2015 - 08:11 AM

Get rid.

 

We tried it before. And from memory, it was successful. ish.



#6 crab man

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 08:25 AM

i guess i don't get it. it's the most entertaining thread, for me. it's my favorite thread. and other than the football thread it's the only one i make sure to check every time there are new posts. I'm pretty sure getting rid of it will cause me to come here less and participate less... and i suppose you can take that as a pro or a con, as you wish.


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Posted 16 February 2015 - 08:37 AM

I've had this thought too recently.
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Posted 16 February 2015 - 08:46 AM

I was thinking about something similar to this when I came back and saw that the Spamarama was well past 500 pages. It's almost like you can't close the damned thing because so many of woggie's post are going to sink into the depths of obscurity. But let's face it. This is an obscure discussion forum. I'm in favor of w00dy's Viking funeral suggestion, but I'm not going to vote on it because you old bastards use the forum a hell of a lot more than me and also contribute more than me in terms of time and donations, and frankly I don't want to be part of a decision that might result in some people posting less.
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Posted 16 February 2015 - 10:41 AM

Closing the spamorama won't mean more activity, it'll just mean that most of the activity we have (which is of the spamming variety) will go into the other threads that are supposedly meant for more topical discussions. It's serving its purpose by being the most casual thing on here for everyone (most of the users) who just dabble in gtu.


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#10 w00dy

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 10:44 AM

last time there was no spamorma were more topics created to fill the void?


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#11 awesem

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 12:53 PM

I doubt you lot will create new threads. much. No spamaorma feels like you need to have something a little bit interesting to say.  :mellow:

 

At best we'll probably end up just using another thread as a spamorama type thread anyway. But no Woggie.


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Posted 16 February 2015 - 02:41 PM

I like the idea, and I voted for closing it, but I'm not certain it'll work. I think there would be a lot more silly threads with 0 or 1 or 2 posts but no real discussion, and the real discussion would remain rare...

 

 

 

...I guess I voted for the idea of more lively discussion, but maybe also the reality of the final nail in the coffin....



#13 Derf!

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 03:07 PM

I've my doubts, but I'm willing to see it put into practice so wahey! Soon we shall see who is right, and who is dead.

 

 

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#14 awesem

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Posted 16 February 2015 - 03:17 PM

I'll either be right or alive. 

 

Win, win?


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Posted 17 February 2015 - 03:02 AM

last time there was no spamorma were more topics created to fill the void?

Yes.



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Posted 17 February 2015 - 03:05 AM

Well most so far have voted to close it.

 

For those worrying, don't. If it doesn't work, we can always reopen it again.



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Posted 17 February 2015 - 04:57 AM

If you close it, leave it pinned.
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#18 w00dy

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Posted 17 February 2015 - 05:15 AM

no. let it go


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Posted 17 February 2015 - 09:37 AM

If you close it, leave it pinned.

Why?



#20 maungabluesy

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Posted 18 February 2015 - 12:30 AM

As a memorial.
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