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  1. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    A lot of ideas like that are really only things the site owners can add; and honestly right now TFF is low priority for paid additions (coders gotta be paid and many expansions ot the software come with a cost). Essentially for changes like that we might need more activity (translating to more ad click revenue) in order to get more attention on investment in the site.

    They are certainly ideas that can b pitched to them (they might have software from other sites to invest in this one without additional cost).
     
  2. Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter Loitering from 2009 - 2018

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    What kinds of changes then are within the realm of possibility? Do you have any examples?
     
  3. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    Essentially social ones; ideas for things that regular users can do or which require only moderator aid to run. I can reorder sections and move things around as well as add or remove and limit access (eg creating limited access groups).

    Adding new features or software or tech is beyond me - A new visual display/update is also really not something I can do but if we cn find an artist willing to do the work its something that might be possible (since it would only need adding in )
     
  4. Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter Loitering from 2009 - 2018

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    Right, so stuff like writing competitions, "submit a haiku and have the people vote for the winner", "Here is a writing prompt, give me a story for it", gaming nights (would encourage people to get over to the discord server, too). That kind of thing?
     
  5. Kakashi

    Kakashi Call me Deacon Blues

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    We could have a vote on whether or not to feed the wolves
     
  6. Midnattblod

    Midnattblod Royal Wolf of Shadow

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    We could try and reintroduce the short story contest
     
  7. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    I second this
     
  8. Midnattblod

    Midnattblod Royal Wolf of Shadow

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    but the wolves need their feedings, otherwise we go crazy
     
  9. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    Wlel that's part of the fun of voting on it
     
  10. Midnattblod

    Midnattblod Royal Wolf of Shadow

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    hmm, well, i vote yes. also, on a side note, I love that I can change the keyboard on this kindle to Getman, but it makes things a bit more challenging too
     
  11. Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter Loitering from 2009 - 2018

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    I'd (potentially unpopular opinion incoming) suggest disabling the post count for spam, and regulating spam more. It seems that most threads turn into a spam party these days, regardless of whether they're in the Greetings, Random Chat or discussions.
     
  12. Tamago

    Tamago Lord-Commander of Anakin's Kingsguard

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    I was wondering if we could have a General Anime/Manga/Cartoons/Comics category (well, probably titled differently lol)? Would it be possible to make one? Should we make a poll to see if there are enough people interested in the subject(s) so the effort would make sense? I'd love to talk more about that and I've seen that there are some members who like them as well.

    Then again, be aware that it is the otaku in myself who's talkin'. That girl is bonkers.
     
  13. wanderingmagus

    wanderingmagus King Anakin's Royal Advisor, Constantly Around :D

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    Can we do something to revive the RP part of the forums, like the Castle, Guild of Fellowship etc? Navigating it can be a labyrinth if someone's just looking for an RP section and finds dozens of sub-boards... but at the same time, it's tradition and I love how it is, so... I don't really have a solution :(
     
  14. Kakashi

    Kakashi Call me Deacon Blues

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    I agree that the RP section's layout doesn't make much sense with current realities. Reorganization would probably do it good.
     
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    wanderingmagus King Anakin's Royal Advisor, Constantly Around :D

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    I mean, from a roleplaying perspective I love it the way it is, it really gives me a sense of location and everything, it's just that newcomers, if we get any, probably will just be confused...
     
  16. Midnattblod

    Midnattblod Royal Wolf of Shadow

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    We are attempting to get a rp going, but it's been a slowish process

    And I hate to agree with Hatter, but I feel like spam shouldn't count towards total posts. I feel like it hurts the forum in the long run, especially the top posters leaderboard
     
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  17. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    I strongly disagree. We've been there, done that. More people unhappy with spam posts not counting. You can't force people to post in other areas of the forum if they don't want to, and if you're a spam-only person never getting post-counts you're going to get frustrated and leave.

    It's not hurting anyone to have them count. We don't get rewards or gold or anything for the posts counting. I see no issue in leaving it the way it currently is.
     
  18. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    The only time the post count mattered was when it gave you a title and people abused it to get there (looking at you Ray! lol).
     
  19. Midnattblod

    Midnattblod Royal Wolf of Shadow

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    I guess I see it, but hey, that's why you are a mod and not me. I'm happy either way
     
  20. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    There were a few people that were upset about losing post count from memory. But really does it even matter??