Opinion on mega threads

Discussion in 'Portland Trail Blazers' started by Natebishop3, Feb 8, 2019.

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Should the forum cut down on the number of mega threads?

  1. Yes - the number of threads that get merged into mega threads is too high

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    57.5%
  2. No - I like to consolidate everything about a topic into one thread

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    20.0%
  3. Who cares

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    22.5%
  1. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    This seems to be a divisive topic on this forum, so I'm curious where people sit.

    We have quite a few mega threads on here. Some people seem to want to merge everything into these mega threads, while others hate to have to sort through 30 pages to find a new piece of information or thought.

    Where do you stand?
     
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  2. barfo

    barfo commie pinko... now with added syphilis! Staff Member Global Moderator

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    If you don't like mega threads, you should reply to Nate's question by starting a new thread with your response.

    barfo
     
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  3. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    I just read what i want and let the rest play however they want.
     
  4. Hoopguru

    Hoopguru Know where you are going or end up somewhere else!

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    Pushing the public towards doing something one way fro traffic control is a form of socialism I just cant but into! lol
     
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  5. illmatic99

    illmatic99 formerly yuyuza1

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    Who cares

    Add that as a poll option
     
  6. PtldPlatypus

    PtldPlatypus Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I think the continual meta-posting has a bigger impact on the forum experience than the quantity or size of the threads.
     
  7. Rhal

    Rhal Well-Known Member

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    I personally like smaller threads and it mostly is because I don't like clicking one on thread when I get home from work and see 10 pages of comments especially if only one aspect of the thread is what I want to talk about. Some things like a specific topic or a single player or team I get why there is one big thread about them and i'm fine with that.
     
  8. TorturedBlazerFan

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    I dont really care, I see why people have a preference but I find it odd how much some people get ‘worked up’ over it...
     
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    SlyPokerDog Woof! Staff Member Administrator

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    All of our threads need more fiber.
     
  10. jlprk

    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    Didn't you learn in English class to define a new term before using it?
     
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  11. Natebishop3

    Natebishop3 Don't tread on me!

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    That is hard to do when things all get posted into one mega thread that you have to read. How do you know if you're reading what you want?
     
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    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    Seriously i just don't worry about it much anymore. I used to try to keep up a lot better but for the most part i read a little bit and reply when i want. If someone says something funny i try to join in on the fun. The Blazers and S2 are simply entertainment. I'm trying to keep it that way from now on. I have a job that i get paid for that i stress about not my play.
     
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  13. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    I hear cats are full of protein and fiber. Yummy.
     
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    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    Another thing i look at is the amount of comments. If the thread has hundreds of comments i'm pretty much going to scroll by it. If i see one that just started then i'm more apt to post in it. If it has over a thousand comments i might have posted in it but i spend long stretches away and when i get back 20 or 30 pages i probably won't try to catch back up.
     
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    Serious questions:

    What is the difference between reading 4 threads with 50 comments in them or 1 thread with 200 comments?

    Isn't trying to find a post, thought, or idea in one thread the same amount of work as trying to figure out which one of the 18 Olshey sucks threads it was in?
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    This is too much power to place into the hands of elected representatives elected in a popular vote. We need equity exchanges of entitled rich people making these decisions, to enable democratic market forces.
     
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    jlprk The ESPN mod is insane.

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    To make thread consolidation decisions, Denny should hire Olshey, due to his talent with consolidation trades.
     
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  18. EL PRESIDENTE

    EL PRESIDENTE "NO COLLUSION"

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  19. kjironman1

    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    You have a point. But trying to find seems like that is where the idea changes. There are notifications that directly effect my posts so i don't have to "Find" them. Other than that it just doesn't seem worth my time to go back and find a specific statement someone made.
     
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    kjironman1 Talkin Truth! and Pissin People off!

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    Again sir.... There is green font for this kind of thing! Dammit!
     

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