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Matt Timson

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #15 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:26:33 pm »
Not fussed either way, really.  I can't say as I've ever checked to see if a thread's on or off topic before I've read or ignored it.  Glancing at the board seems to show that most of the general threads are really off-topic anyway.  

It's your time at the end of the day, but does it really matter?  The only person *really* moaning about off topic threads decided to bugger off anyway...

;)
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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #16 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:27:36 pm »
And what happens if I decide to take it off topic?
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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #17 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:29:25 pm »
Look at that!  Chaos!  Anarchy!  And all because I've decided that this discussion is now off topic.

It'll end in tears...
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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #18 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:46:52 pm »
This is confusing.

It makes the site cramped.

Its reminiscent of enclosure disasters.

During the agricultural revolution.

Trout needs to be horsewhipped.


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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #19 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:48:16 pm »
#Trout needs to be horsewhipped

or fish fingered

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #20 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:49:56 pm »
hehehe.
the cruelty;D

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #21 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:51:05 pm »
If I stick with this format then I can add an off-topic link from the top.

I could fairly easily make it so that users could opt to have this alernative index view with the original one as the default.

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #22 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:54:25 pm »
Dont listen to trout ,wake its only him trying to divide and conquer.

Unless you're sick of the random remarks?

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #23 on: 10 February, 2005, 08:56:09 pm »
I'd like to have the choise to have it like this or how it was before.

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #24 on: 10 February, 2005, 09:00:47 pm »
Nice to see that as a democratic community we had a vote on this first :-(

Don't like it.

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #25 on: 10 February, 2005, 09:01:58 pm »
Forgot to add that I don't like it either

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #26 on: 10 February, 2005, 09:05:33 pm »
> If I stick with this format then I can add an off-topic link from the top.

Seems to be a fairly strong negative view to that so far...

> I could fairly easily make it so that users could opt to have this alernative index view with the original one as the default.

Would this be best, or would you want to omit offtopic as default (as I've seen on other boards where this has come up)?

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #27 on: 10 February, 2005, 09:06:40 pm »
Shitty death, is this really necessary?
If anything, its proven once and for all that the trout rules.

Fair play to Wake for trying to come up with a suitable middleground (and bloody quickly too). Got a feeling the board may lose a little something with this segregation though.

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #28 on: 10 February, 2005, 09:10:45 pm »
YaY, back to normal (or is it just me?)

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Re: Off topic threads
« Reply #29 on: 10 February, 2005, 09:11:46 pm »
I appreciate you trying it out to see what it looks like, Wake, but I'm afraid I just don't like it.

To be perfectly honest, (and this is general rather than directed at Wake) none of the people on other boards I visit get their knickers in such a twist over off-topicness and they are FAR more off-topic than this place ever is.

I'm all for people being more accurate with the categories they choose, but I'm afraid at the end of the day it comes down to if you don't want to read off-topic, then don't click on it.
+++ implementing rigid format protocols +++ meander mode engaged +++