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Post by ThorRune » 24 Oct 2005 09:32

Mm? Because the forum games are taking a lot of space in the ot forum, and a lot of people that go into the ot dosen't care about the games, they are pretty much a totally different section.

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Post by Purno » 24 Oct 2005 09:37

Mwah, I don't mind the games being in off-topic. And TBH I think the forum index is already long enough.
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Post by GoneWacko » 24 Oct 2005 09:42

ThorRune wrote:'greed?
No.
Firstly it would somewhat stimulate the creation of silly/boring/annoying games. I think we have enough games as it is, really.

Secondly, It's not really necessary. It's not like the front page of the off-topic forum only shows games.
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Post by Steve » 24 Oct 2005 10:17

If you put the new forum riiiight at the bottom (near the Spam Bin) I'm fine with it. Off-topic is just pointless right now.

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Post by Purno » 24 Oct 2005 12:15

Off-Topic is not pointless, it's fun. Let us also have fun in stead of working hard on all those projects :wink:
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Post by spaceman-spiff » 24 Oct 2005 16:27

No more new sections please, this is getting out of hand
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Post by Hyronymus » 24 Oct 2005 16:34

I agree, besides the games are OT compared to TTD so I don't see why it should be different.

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Post by ThorRune » 24 Oct 2005 16:52

spaceman-spiff wrote:this is getting out of hand
Uh, how? It's just a suggestion, and people don't agree. One guy thinking there should be another section i hardly stuff getting out of hand :P

And why i think it should have a different section is just that forum games ain't exactly off-topic discussion.
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Post by r » 24 Oct 2005 17:48

I've never liked those games, and it does annoy me when people who post in them religiously complain about 'spammers'. And it really boils my swede when I check the new posts on the OT board and they're all in those bloody game threads. But we've established many times that no-one cares what I think.

Having said that, I don't mind the music game as there's a fair bit of intellect involved, particularly when it gets to the stage when we can't think of any more songs that begin with E and R...
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Post by TheGrew » 24 Oct 2005 18:04

ThorRune we all know that all you want to do is increase your post count :!:
PS:I disagree

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Post by Purno » 24 Oct 2005 18:14

alistairgrew wrote:ThorRune we all know that all you want to do is increase your post count :!:
We do? The guy is only posting 6 post a day average, that's not really much...
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Post by ThorRune » 24 Oct 2005 18:16

alistairgrew wrote:ThorRune we all know that all you want to do is increase your post count :!:
Yeah? I don't post in those games unless i'm incredibily bored, and i don't care much about my post count any more.

Edit: Purno, yeah, thanks :P Back when i was Zetor, it used to be 12.7 or soemthing a day :o
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Post by Raichase » 25 Oct 2005 00:21

_r_ wrote:But we've established many times that no-one cares what I think.
I care what you think. I just don't always agree with what you think :lol: .

But this time, I agree with the general consensus. If thats even a word.

A section for games would generate more of them, which are really pointless. Hell, some people may enjoy them, but I honestly don't see the thrill or the skill needed to type in a word that has something to do with the word before it.

As it stands, there are not enough games for their own section, and if they got their own section, there would be too many of them.
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Post by spaceman-spiff » 25 Oct 2005 03:44

_r_ wrote:I've never liked those games, and it does annoy me when people who post in them religiously complain about 'spammers'. And it really boils my swede when I check the new posts on the OT board and they're all in those bloody game threads. But we've established many times that no-one cares what I think.

Having said that, I don't mind the music game as there's a fair bit of intellect involved, particularly when it gets to the stage when we can't think of any more songs that begin with E and R...
You're contradicting yourself so I won't listen to your advice

Game topics can be fun as long as you keep to my general rule, leave at least 3 other members the chance to post something
This also means I don't allow 2 members having a friendly game on their own :!:

ALSO: hyronymous could explain this a bit better, if we created a special section with the few games we have (allow), then everyone would get an urge to start new ones :roll:
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Post by DaleStan » 25 Oct 2005 05:27

Not that I'm advocating the games section, but is it not possible to create a section where new threads are prohibited, but new posts in existing threads are permitted?
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Post by BobDendry » 25 Oct 2005 05:35

It is possible, infact I was thinking much the same thing

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Post by Purno » 25 Oct 2005 09:09

DaleStan wrote:Not that I'm advocating the games section, but is it not possible to create a section where new threads are prohibited, but new posts in existing threads are permitted?
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Hmm, you know, that's not a bad idea at all IMO...

With installing a modification, posts in that section won't even increase postcount.
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Post by ThorRune » 25 Oct 2005 09:20

Yeah, 'deed. But, then... Would people post possible new games in OT and they'd be moved it their something people like, or? The postcound won't increase mod is simple, you can make it manually with a single if-statement (if topic id = one of the games forum, leave out postcount increase bit of the script) if you don't need it in the acp. So, that's possible.
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Post by Purno » 25 Oct 2005 09:22

ThorRune wrote:Yeah, 'deed. But, then... Would people post possible new games in OT and they'd be moved it their something people like, or?
Well, if it's a good game I won't mind it being moved to the games forum, but when it's bad it just can be locked (and moved to the spam bin or games forum).
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Post by orudge » 25 Oct 2005 13:43

I'm not installing any sort of "non-postcount-incrementor" mods, for reasons I have specified many times before over the past three years. (Ooooh.... it's the forum's 3rd birthday tomorrow! :D)

Also, I'm not sure a games forum is really that great an idea. I think things are OK as they are in the OT forum for the moment.

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