Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

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Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby Philly » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:13 pm

I've seen a few General Discussion threads get moved to the Soapbox recently. I want to propose just merging the Soapbox into General Discussion. The reason I think that this would be a good idea is that the standards for making General Discussion threads are archaic. They made sense back on old PCF when we had a lot more members and maintaining order was more difficult, but with our current traffic and level of familiarity it seems entirely unnecessary.


Just an idea.
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby Stratego » Sat Jul 18, 2015 12:58 pm

I support the idea
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby exploited » Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:01 pm

I agree, good idea. People would be more apt to start threads, I think.
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby jimmyz » Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:46 pm

Who looks at specific forums anymore. I just click "view active topics". Maybe I click "view your posts" if I want to continue with a flaming thread with one of my PCF friends.
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby exploited » Sat Jul 18, 2015 1:48 pm

jimmyz wrote:Who looks at specific forums anymore. I just click "view active topics". Maybe I click "view your posts" if I want to continue with a flaming thread with one of my PCF friends.


Yeah, I don't either. I'd honestly be fine with one forum.
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby Philly » Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:10 pm

Yeah I always do "View Active Topics" to check threads, but you have to go into an individual forum to create a new thread.
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby The Comrade » Sat Jul 18, 2015 2:32 pm

can we merge exploited with the banned posters list?

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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby exploited » Sat Jul 18, 2015 3:24 pm

The Comrade wrote:can we merge exploited with the banned posters list?


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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby Philly » Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:25 pm

I see the idea of forum consolidation is being implemented. Glad I was able to help with this great idea. Guess this thread has now become moot though.
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Re: Merge General Discussion and Soapbox?

Postby uebermann » Thu Sep 24, 2015 12:42 pm

GD and Soapbox will not be merged. Ever. They serve very different functions.

The forums that are looking at being consolidated are those that basically have the same thing going on, but way too specific a topic.
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