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Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

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Archive the old stuff?

Poll ended at Thu Jun 20, 2013 9:41 am

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Total votes : 24

Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby Squirminator2k » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:41 am

The forum looks a little cluttered with all these old posts. Obviously we shouldn't delete them, but perhaps they could be archived. Thoughts?
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby HuntaKilla » Thu Jun 13, 2013 9:53 am

DO IT
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby MtlAngelus » Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:39 am

I concur.
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby SupSuper » Thu Jun 13, 2013 12:45 pm

Personally I just kept them around because an empty forum looks weird, and archiving always ruins all the organization and bumping possibilities.

Plus you can always just do this. ;)
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby Bloopy » Thu Jun 13, 2013 11:01 pm

I voted no as they seem harmless to me. Once there's enough new threads to fill pages, they'll be a lot less noticeable. If archiving means creating an Archive sub-forum, that might tickle your senses every time you look at the forum index.
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby worMatty » Fri Jun 14, 2013 1:20 am

Moving them away would make it harder for people visiting the site to find information.
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby bonz » Mon Jun 17, 2013 11:37 am

Meh.
I voted yes before actually thinking about it.

Bloopy is right, new threads will eventually push the old ones out of sight.

Is there maybe also an option in phpBB to move threads with recent posts to the top?
Because it seems that many people are browsing the old ones and posting there.
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby LeTotalKiller » Mon Jun 17, 2013 12:03 pm

bonz wrote:I voted yes before actually thinking about it.


Uff, same here. :S
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby SupSuper » Mon Jun 17, 2013 3:12 pm

bonz wrote:Meh.
I voted yes before actually thinking about it.

Bloopy is right, new threads will eventually push the old ones out of sight.

Is there maybe also an option in phpBB to move threads with recent posts to the top?
Because it seems that many people are browsing the old ones and posting there.

They already do this. What forum are you browsing? :P

And you can change your vote anytime too.
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby Bloopy » Tue Jun 18, 2013 12:10 am

SupSuper wrote:And you can change your vote anytime too.

No, we can't. Maybe you can because you're a leek hackspinn0r.

We've tastefully posted in a few of the 2007 threads and kinda made them feel welcome. I think it would be rude to kick them out now. :P
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby Worm Mad » Tue Jun 18, 2013 6:44 pm

No, we can't. Maybe you can because you're a leek hackspinn0r.


Actually, I can change my vote too. Maybe it's because we're admin? :P

(or GASP! maybe I'm a leek hakspinn0r too?!?! :o)
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Re: Should we hide/archive the pre-2007 threads?

Postby SupSuper » Tue Jun 18, 2013 7:11 pm

Bloopy wrote:
SupSuper wrote:And you can change your vote anytime too.

No, we can't. Maybe you can because you're a leek hackspinn0r.

Well I know what my title will be now.
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