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Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184042Post southeast-isher
Tue Jan 19, 2010 8:42 am

Okay so this is a great forum full of great people doing great things but is it me or is there too many rooms on this forum? I post on a music forum where the main bulk of talk goes in just one room - other rooms are just for events and things. I must admit it seems to flow a lot better. Everything here seems to be compartmentalised to a great extend - maybe it is a good thing but i just can't seem to get the hang of it. Anyway all big yourself up and take care!

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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184049Post Alice Abbott
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:37 am

I must admit I prefer it this way. I like being able to just click on the General chat heading to see what everyone is up to, and then go to the other headings I currently have interests in. There are some areas I rarely look in but know they are there. All this suits me fine. But I suppose everyone will have different views?

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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184052Post Green Aura
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:47 am

Have you tried using the "view active topics" button - top left of screen. Everything is there in one place, which might seem more familiar to you.

The different rooms are useful because a lot of folks start off more interested in one area than another, but I think that most of us eventually use the view active topics so we can see what's going on all over the shop. :lol:
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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184055Post southeast-isher
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:58 am

Ah okay thanks Maggie i will try that out when on my big PC tonight. Should make life a bit easier for me. Cheers.

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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184082Post Millymollymandy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 12:04 pm

Never heard of the sections being called rooms before! We do have to have things separated (just like every other forum I'm aware of) because we can't just lump everything together as nobody would ever be able to find anything again.

It would be daft to mix cooking up with general chat and veg with book reviews etc.

As it is we are always trying not to open up too many more new sections, despite our members requesting them! :iconbiggrin:
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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184093Post snapdragon
Tue Jan 19, 2010 1:12 pm

Being a nosey type I tend to click 'View New Posts'
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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184107Post red
Tue Jan 19, 2010 3:42 pm

snapdragon wrote:Being a nosey type I tend to click 'View New Posts'
yes, that's how I use the forum, but if i am looking for an old topic - it is handy that it is likely to be in one section
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Post: # 184136Post indy
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:29 pm

I also use new posts and active topics....tend to nosy in what I'm interested in also :thumbright:
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Post: # 184182Post prison break fan
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:17 am

I think you learn a lot by reading the active topics. It all suits me fine! pbf.

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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184189Post shell
Wed Jan 20, 2010 9:56 am

i use the active posts first,then if i need a recipe i search the cooking section,or other topics as i and when i need advice.

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Re: Too many rooms on this forum?

Post: # 184338Post southeast-isher
Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:13 am

Thanks all of you. It works just how i'm used to forums now i use the active posts bit. :-)

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