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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #75 on: 19 October, 2019, 06:50:09 PM »
Sounds brilliant. A springtime 2020 thing maybe?
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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #76 on: 19 October, 2019, 09:00:10 PM »
A Lancashire shark-con? Sounds Zarjaz!

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #77 on: 19 October, 2019, 09:30:29 PM »
Does sound very tempting, doesn't it?

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #78 on: 20 October, 2019, 03:00:27 PM »
Perhaps with an invigilator present, to steer the conversation away from statism, climate change and vaccines ;)
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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #79 on: 20 October, 2019, 03:15:58 PM »
So much for anarchy!

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #80 on: 20 October, 2019, 03:54:21 PM »
So much for anarchy!

Only joking, of course. I was just entertaining myself by imagining what the Politics thread and the Global Warming one would look like played out in real life, with all of us staggering about half-cut  :)
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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #81 on: 20 October, 2019, 03:58:12 PM »
I'm quite guarded in non-Internet social situations so end up not saying much.
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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #82 on: 20 October, 2019, 05:01:28 PM »
Whereas I am virtually incapable of communicating verbally at all these days - partly due to my CBT routine, I just keep keep my mouth shut and my grunts noncommital as much as possible. This camping trip is sounding great crack altogether!

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #83 on: 20 October, 2019, 08:26:56 PM »
I'm quite guarded in non-Internet social situations so end up not saying much.

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #84 on: 20 October, 2019, 09:36:58 PM »
I'm quite guarded in non-Internet social situations so end up not saying much.

This is why they invented beer.

He's right, you know. Before teaching adults had more or less cured me of my chronic shyness, it was beer all the way.

Get the cans in, Sharky boy.
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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #85 on: 01 May, 2020, 07:07:19 AM »
Well I thought I'd resurrect this old lovely as I've become mildly obsessed with the data - arh data fills almost every part of my life right now - as it seems one of the key things to a healthy vibrant forum is a plague filled and locked down world. Now we're seeing baby steps I agree, but this year was already holding its own for the first time in gosh knows how long - posts wise - but this April while we've all been stuck at home has been very busy... well busy.

April typically is the quietest month on the forum (using 'Post' as the metric) in any given year, yet, not surprisingly, this month has been the busiest so far this year. Its the busiest April since 2017 - which doesn't sound much but that on a back drop of reduced posts year to year for a good few years now and a very significent one between 2017 and 2018.

So yeah in times of hardship looks like the forum has become a bit of a place to huddle together and check in and have a bit of fun, I salute you all.

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #86 on: 01 May, 2020, 10:41:54 PM »
Forum data? Where’s that then? *potters off to investigate*... ... ...

Aha! What’s this? Interesting stats indeed!

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #87 on: 01 May, 2020, 11:45:50 PM »
Hey I'm only 380 posts from the top ten!

I always find this one fascinating: https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?action=who
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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #88 on: 02 May, 2020, 06:43:59 AM »
Hey I'm only 380 posts from the top ten!

I always find this one fascinating: https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?action=who

Go Dandontdare go - you can break that top ten. Looking at Number 10 I don't think they post (alas) anymore so get wittering!

Oh I don't need more stat based rabbit holes to fall down but what folks (and so many guest!) have been looking at is very interesting...

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Re: How to make a healthy vibrant forum?
« Reply #89 on: 02 May, 2020, 06:41:13 PM »
Hey I'm only 380 posts from the top ten!

I always find this one fascinating: https://forums.2000ad.com/index.php?action=who

Interesting - I've never seen that page before!  I had no idea there were so many unregistered viewers of the forum...

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pauljholden      18:36:39      Unknown Action

Ahh - if it had just said PJ was looking at a page that'd be one thing, but 'Unknown Action' adds that air of mystery!