Release List Reviews Shop Join News DVD Giveaways Video Games Advertise
DVD Reviews | Theatrical Reviews | Price Search Buy Stuff Here
DVD Talk
DVD Reviews DVD Talk Headlines HD Reviews


Add to My Yahoo! - RSS 2.0 - RSS 2.0 - DVD Talk Podcast RSS -


Go Back   DVD Talk Forum > Feedback > Forum Feedback and Support

Forum Feedback and Support Post forum feedback and related problems, here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-01-17, 11:40 AM   #1
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: More drinks, more fun!
Posts: 14,448
Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

I'm not trying to call out any specific user, but I was curious...

The current rule about this is "-Only one post each day" which, given how inactive that thread really is, seems to not make much sense because the thread is already stickied, and you end up with a single page having three or more identical posts from the same user in the span of only 15 posts in the thread.

Would it make more sense to change the rule to "post once every 25 posts or more" such that (on newb settings) someone only has one post per page?

On other forums, I've see it is either once per "page" (as above), or once every 3 pages (one forum has 50 posts per page, and they say you can't re-post your list in that thread until 150 posts after your last post in the thread). The latter (150 post buffer) is obviously overkill for a place like this... but I think once per page makes sense.

it doesn't really matter much. Just curious if anyone else has even noticed and/or cares.
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-17, 01:57 PM   #2
DVD Talk Legend
 
E Unit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Hell, but currently heading North
Posts: 10,254
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

I approve of this, and I do care. I like checking regularly. But those particular couple of posters who keep posting their dozens of movies (Including ones sold? What's up with that?) who repost every few posts. It gets cumbersome. I'm all for any new rules or changes implemented. At the very minimum, I say any poster who wants to post 10 or more codes for sale, that they need to spoilerize them.
__________________
"Whoa, did Walter Goggins fuck your mother?" - Osiris3657
Perhaps he did.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-17, 02:05 PM   #3
DVD Talk Hero
 
Decker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Vegas, Baby!
Posts: 36,917
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

^ I don't know about spoilerizing, but to keep reposting the same codes for sale at the same price on the same page is pretty annoying.
__________________
Xbox Live: Decker 01........... My 360's Blog
PSN Gamertag : Decker01

GAME CENTER ID : DECKER 01

I haven't seen Evil Dead 2.....yet.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-17, 01:40 PM   #4
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
IDrinkMolson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: DE
Posts: 3,075
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

I've stopped looking at those mega lists except for once in awhile.
I'd be happy if they just put their changes (prices/additions), if any, at the top of their post.
__________________
My DVD Collection
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-17, 06:40 AM   #5
Moderator
 
TheBigDave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Florida
Posts: 9,284
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

I find it annoying too.

Maybe limit the giant list posts to once a week. And allow a small "Update" post if some new titles just came in.

And the SOLD listings should be removed. It screws up the search results.
__________________
Speedy thing goes in. Speedy thing comes out.
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-17, 02:22 PM   #6
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Mikael79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: IA Now, From MN
Posts: 5,817
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

I'm glad that I'm not the only one who doesn't like the huge lists from the same people every few days. It's annoying, because a lot of those lists are lengthy because they can be found cheaper elsewhere, so I doubt anyone is going to buy those codes (except for OldBoy).
__________________
Xbox One Gamertag: SirMikael79
  Reply With Quote
Old 09-29-17, 10:09 PM   #7
Inane Thread Master
 
OldBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Are any of us really anywhere?
Posts: 32,441
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

yo...someone's got to do something with bigjim in this thread. he keeps deleting and reposting day after day the same list so it gets bumped. every day. c'mon...
__________________
"be kind rewind" Movie collection
"Even though I am no better than a beast, don't I have the right to live?"
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-17, 01:41 PM   #8
Inane Thread Master
 
OldBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Are any of us really anywhere?
Posts: 32,441
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

Quote:
Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
yo...someone's got to do something with bigjim in this thread. he keeps deleting and reposting day after day the same list so it gets bumped. every day. c'mon...
anything on this? again today. isn't deleting and reposting to bump some kinda rule?
__________________
"be kind rewind" Movie collection
"Even though I am no better than a beast, don't I have the right to live?"
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-17, 04:39 PM   #9
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: More drinks, more fun!
Posts: 14,448
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

No.
The rules specifically say that you can only repost once per day. That's what he's doing. Deleting the previous posts just keeps the thread cleaner.
I started this thread because I think it should be once per page. Period. You're guilty of reposting the same list multiple times per page, so it's funny that you're complaining about someone doing basically the same thing, except deleting the old posts as he goes.
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints

Last edited by Dan; 10-01-17 at 04:45 PM.
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-17, 04:39 PM   #10
DVD Talk Legend
 
bigjim25's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: WV
Posts: 11,198
Quote:
Originally Posted by OldBoy View Post
anything on this? again today. isn't deleting and reposting to bump some kinda rule?
I do it once a day, sometimes every other day. It says you can in the rules.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mao View Post
Please use this thread to post Digital Copies (codes for iTunes, VUDU, UV, physical discs).
-Please delete, edit, or update your post often. If your item sells, delete the post!
-Only one post each day...violaters will have their posts deleted!
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-17, 06:42 PM   #11
Inane Thread Master
 
OldBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Are any of us really anywhere?
Posts: 32,441
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dan View Post
You're guilty of reposting the same list multiple times per page, so it's funny that you're complaining about someone doing basically the same thing, except deleting the old posts as he goes.
i don't do that at all. i only post when i have a change of price, decrease or add another code. that's all. i don't delete old post, but then again i don't do this nearly every day...
__________________
"be kind rewind" Movie collection
"Even though I am no better than a beast, don't I have the right to live?"
  Reply With Quote
Old 10-01-17, 09:26 PM   #12
Dan
DVD Talk Legend
 
Dan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: More drinks, more fun!
Posts: 14,448
Re: Digital Copies Buy/Sell/Trade thread: post frequency?

Not trying to make a big thing of it, man. You're following the rules just like bigjim is. The only difference being that he deletes his posts while you don't.Both are within the rules. But these are identical:
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/13156512-post2267.html
https://forum.dvdtalk.com/13157380-post2275.html
Anyway, it really doesn't matter. I made this thread to see if the mods would consider making it so you can't repost on the same page, whether you delete posts or not. Also I'd like to see longer lists in spoiler tags, but that's me.
__________________
"...you've taken a side in an ideological battle, while pretending all the way
that you're simply defending the supposedly neutral value of free speech.
Don't think we don't notice which instances of speech you choose to defend." - Contrapoints
  Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:22 PM.


Copyright 2011 DVDTalk.com All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.2.0