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Old 01-18-04, 10:46 PM
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My suggestion for the Other Forum

Either rename it to the Politics/Current Events forum or create a new subforum. It's getting even more ridiculous by the day and will only get worse as the 2004 election gets closer.
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Old 01-18-04, 11:13 PM
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I agree wih a subforum soon. This will get out of hand.
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Old 01-18-04, 11:32 PM
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We had a War subforum, so let's have an Election/Politics subforum...
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Old 01-19-04, 12:09 AM
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I agree that from here until after the election (I wish permanently but realize that would probably not happen) there should be a subforum set aside for politics.
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Old 01-19-04, 02:15 AM
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I give my full support for this idea. But I wish to have no part in moderating it, if it happens.
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Old 01-19-04, 02:19 AM
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I haven't officialy been a member for a year yet, but I've been reading the Other forum since early 2000. I never post in those political threads, but they are one of the strongest drawing power to that forum. Still, I agree that an 'Election' subforum will be sorely needed. Without, threads about crazy girlfriends and pictures of your child's poop will wither and die under the weight of the political threads.
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Old 01-19-04, 02:28 AM
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Originally posted by heimerSWT
I give my full support for this idea. But I wish to have no part in moderating it, if it happens.
ditto
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Old 01-19-04, 02:32 AM
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I'll moderate if it if I can have banning power
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Old 01-19-04, 02:47 AM
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I will cast my lone vote against a subforum for politics.

I think a forum can not survive on crayon threads alone
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Old 01-19-04, 03:13 AM
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Originally posted by gcribbs
I will cast my lone vote against a subforum for politics.

I think a forum can not survive on crayon threads alone
I can post more and fill Other up with plenty of non-crayon threads.*



*Please do not use this comment as an excuse not to create the subforum since it does seem like a good idea
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Old 01-19-04, 03:14 AM
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Originally posted by El Scorcho
I'll moderate if it if I can have bando power
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Old 01-19-04, 07:33 AM
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I give my full support for this idea. But I wish to have no part in moderating it, if it happens.
Yeah, forget this subforum stuff. We need a Politics forum off by itself, with moderators who give a shit about politics.
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Old 01-19-04, 10:39 AM
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Originally posted by AndyCapps
Yeah, forget this subforum stuff. We need a Politics forum off by itself, with moderators who give a shit about politics.
I actually think that within the political otters there would be quite a few who would be willing to moderate a "Political Forum/Subforum"; however, would be more reluctant to moderate Other.
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Old 01-19-04, 11:05 AM
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Sure, I'll moderate the political sub-forum. As long as I have BandoButters powers.
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Old 01-19-04, 02:24 PM
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while we are at it..
can I have a "the damn officials cost my team the game" subforum for the sports forum?
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Old 01-19-04, 07:00 PM
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or a twikoff subforum... oh wait, we already have sports.
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Old 01-19-04, 07:31 PM
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I'd like a Metroid subforum in VG Talk.
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Old 01-20-04, 12:57 AM
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Who in their right mind would want to mod that one? Good idea but impossible to control IMO.
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Old 01-20-04, 12:41 PM
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I don't think it would need a mod. The current political threads seem to go modless as it is.
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Old 01-20-04, 12:55 PM
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I'm getting tired of the political grandstanding and mud-slinging in Otter myself. Not suprisingly, it's the Democrats who are most guilty of this.
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Old 01-20-04, 06:35 PM
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I would happily volunteer to mod the political subforum.
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Old 01-20-04, 06:54 PM
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While I try to stay out of the Other forum I agree that a sub-forum would be a good idea - if only to keep those interested in discussing politics on a DVD forum away from you other nuts. :P
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Old 01-20-04, 07:00 PM
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btw, can we get a verdict on Brantley while we're at it? I could have sworn that part of the reason Aaron Amos was banned was for posting a ton of senseless articles without any sort of intention of discussing them.
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Old 01-20-04, 09:16 PM
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Originally posted by El Scorcho
btw, can we get a verdict on Brantley while we're at it? I could have sworn that part of the reason Aaron Amos was banned was for posting a ton of senseless articles without any sort of intention of discussing them.
I doubt that bahavior helped his case, but that was not the main reason.
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