What would help you want to post more on the forum?

Discussion in 'Polls' started by olivia_the_lamb, May 12, 2018.

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What would help you want to post more on the forum?

  1. Old members coming back.

    63.2%
  2. New members posting.

    47.4%
  3. People posting more in general.

    68.4%
  4. More activity outside of SPAM.

    57.9%
  5. Belonging to a Guild.

    10.5%
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  1. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    It really is, I can't believe we're all slowly coming back. It's like a uhh... a dream of sorts
     
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  2. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    It is a pity that social media (and real life) destroyed forum's to a degree.
    I always hoped forums would make a return. I still post on a few music and motorbike ones every now and then.
    I love the sense of community from relatively like minded (i.e nutjobs lol) individuals.
     
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  3. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree with you. The only reason I keep facebook is to keep in touch with my friends around the world.... most of whom I've made from TFF... semi-counterintuitive but hey, such is life lol.
     
  4. JIM

    JIM zombie Turncoat

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    eh, its simply easier on fb, fact of life
     
  5. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    Keeping in touch is, definitely. But that's not the main function of a forum. I can't imagine how stupid hard it'd be to RP on fb lol. Or do many of the other things we do here.
     
  6. JIM

    JIM zombie Turncoat

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    agreed, have played a few play by posts with message services, not the best.
     
  7. bloodfiredeath

    bloodfiredeath Die by the Sword

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    I am not sold on social media, it seems a bit faceless and fake, compared to sites like this. However it is good to keep in touch with normies!!
     
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  8. Pyrofyre

    Pyrofyre From the ashes, I rise

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    Normies, I LOVE THAT
     
  9. Tamago

    Tamago Lord-Commander of Anakin's Kingsguard

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    I always miss forums. I used to surf them a lot when I was in high school. I was sort of addicted, I think, I was on a bunch of them, both Romanian and international ones. It's very sad that the forum community has come to this. I always hope/dream that the forum-ing concept might come back to life sometime. Facebook is a poor replacement. I don't rp on FB for instance, it just does not make any sense. Fortunately, there are still some forums where I can roleplay or else I roleplay via email. But I still wish forums would get back to what they once were. The bond, the community, and the entire forum experience... I miss those. I'm much more socially active in RL than I was a few years ago, I guess (used to be semi-antisocial) but forums have been a really important part of my life and I'm just a bad loser. I don't wanna let it go:oops:.
     
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  10. Pyrofyre

    Pyrofyre From the ashes, I rise

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    Don’t let it go! Fight with us!! :D
     
  11. Sevi

    Sevi Master of Beasts

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    I have some really good memories from this place. I really hope people come back here, old members certainly but also new ones. It will be nice :)
     
  12. Pyrofyre

    Pyrofyre From the ashes, I rise

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    I’ve been trying to promote the forum on Facebook through fantasy groups. I feel we really need new members as well as old members, if not more so. We need some fresh blood!
     
  13. JIM

    JIM zombie Turncoat

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    blood is good, yes yes, more blood.
     
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  14. Pyrofyre

    Pyrofyre From the ashes, I rise

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    Jim is all about the new guys joining :azzangel:
     
  15. JIM

    JIM zombie Turncoat

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    why yes, yes i am.|
    new peeps bring new ideas, new books to read, new viewpoints on old ideas
     
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  16. Pyrofyre

    Pyrofyre From the ashes, I rise

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    Couldn’t agree more, the idea of new guys gets me super excited hahah
     
  17. Mad Hatter

    Mad Hatter Loitering from 2009 - 2018

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    Honestly, in my experience moderating other forums, running Guilds/clans and social events, it's all a snowball effect. Whilst it can be a pain in the butt to get rolling, people tend to jump on the bandwagon. As long as just two or three people can keep a fluent, interesting conversation going, more will come. Event nights are always fun, too. I know a bunch of people (I'm not suggesting it, just using it as an example) that get together on Skype, Discord, Teamspeak and have movie nights. A few people from an old guild of mine also arranged a karaoke night, though a lot of people were far too shy to join in that. A lot of people also commented that they enjoyed being a part of a well structured system, where they weren't just another number, another cog in the wheel, but were seen and treated as an actual person. Being firm but fair was always a good thing, too.

    All in all:
    • Lead by example.
    • Show your peons that you appreciate their good behaviour and wont tolerate anything but that.
    • Potential events that break the standard routine.







    Make Mad Hatter a moderator
     
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  18. Kakashi

    Kakashi Call me Deacon Blues

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    Getting the RPs started (which is in motion) would be pretty pretty good
     
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  19. wanderingmagus

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

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    getting the new members to get involved and dedicated to something, either an RP or a story or a project or something, something that takes a relatively long time so they can become attached to the forum, but not so long that they get repelled by the time-sink it would look like (and is, in reality)
     
  20. RayCaptain

    RayCaptain Stranger in a Strange Land

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    1 and 2 for sure. I don't make friends easily but new blood is new blood. And of course I miss the oldies. I remember when I was new here..