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Discussion in 'The Site' started by Tommy, Mar 11, 2003.

  1. Tommy

    Tommy Seeing A Ghost

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    We have taken steps in the past to prevent useless posting. I have noticed now, that the largest problem is that people seem to keep getting off topic. I *try* to read through threads that sound interesting to me, but they all lead to the same thing--a big void of nothingness! So, try to stay on topic unless you want to be punished for this as well.
     
  2. alias8000

    alias8000 Rocket Ranger

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    Okay Tommy! We try to and then we notice we do and then we try to get back on topic. it's just easy to get off topic but then we notice what we're doing then we fix it.
    I'll try my best!
     
  3. aliasjgfanaticmv

    aliasjgfanaticmv Rocket Ranger

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    Yeah, usually we get off topic, but we'll realize and get back on it. ;)
     
  4. SiriCerasi

    SiriCerasi Rocket Ranger

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    Yeah thats true we do get off topic a lot :shamefullyembarrased: I'll try very hard to change that :)
     
  5. AgentNicBristow

    AgentNicBristow Rocket Ranger

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    we should atleast get a warning though, instead of immediately closing the thread, i.e. "what do you look like?" -_- :mad:
     
  6. Tommy

    Tommy Seeing A Ghost

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    I did warn you :)


    Anyway, that specific thread was long, off topic, and no one was posting their pictures anyway--there was no need for it.
     
  7. Darcy

    Darcy Rocket Ranger

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    lol i love the friendly little reminder> :offtopic:
     
  8. Scarlet Crystal

    Scarlet Crystal Bibbity Rabbity

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    lol we read you loud and clear
     
  9. ISpy10

    ISpy10 Rocket Ranger

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    I have noticed this too

    Example, Not actual:
    Topic - Sydney Being Gone for 2 Years
    Last Post - Yeah, this game is so cool!

    LOL
     
  10. ISpy10

    ISpy10 Rocket Ranger

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    Check this out, this is really off topic! At the topic - What was your first post at AA?
    And one of the posts was HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!!!!!!!!! I was like WHAT?
     
  11. K. Ackles

    K. Ackles Rocket Ranger

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    Maybe it was somebodies first post.
     
  12. feeling_like_a_spy

    feeling_like_a_spy Rocket Ranger

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    but it's ok to stay off topic in the random thread, right?
     
  13. Milo47

    Milo47 Rocket Ranger

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    what's up with this "stay on topic" deal....that's no fun!
     
  14. feeling_like_a_spy

    feeling_like_a_spy Rocket Ranger

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    it stops us from writing useless posts...
     
  15. Milo47

    Milo47 Rocket Ranger

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    this is true....well most of us anyways!
     
  16. Codename

    Codename Rocket Ranger

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    Yeah it does.. I think most of the topics have stayed on topic currently I think there aren't many useless posts!
     
  17. AliasALIAS

    AliasALIAS Guest

    It gets frustrating and annoying when you're in a thread about The Telling and people are having a random conversation or something is simply off-topic. That's why off-topic posts arealmost just as bad as useless posts.


    In my opinion, it's getting worse because with more members and more topics, there are more people going off topic, so it's harder to get everyone to stop. :(
     
  18. Azhria Lilu

    Azhria Lilu Rocket Ranger

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    There is no topic in the random thread, so yes ;)
     
  19. K. Ackles

    K. Ackles Rocket Ranger

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    The Random thread is Random...so as long as what you are saying doesn't belong anywhere else (and even if it does) then go for it!
     

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