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Reason behind th new forum

Sun Devil BrettSun Devil Brett Posts: 440
edited 6:36PM in EggHead Forum
Hey guys, what's the reason for the new and has it been something that has been in the works for awhile? I know there was a little crazyness last week but I wouldn't think that would have anything to do with it. I don't know , just looking for a little insight. Thanks, Happy New Year Brett

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  • SigmoreSigmore Posts: 621
    They have been threatening to do this for some time. It'll take awhile to get all this old herd to the other pasture though!!
  • Sun Devil Brett,[p]The new forum has been there for some time. The pending move to it is due to the need to archive threads for one. I am sure there are other factors like maintenance.
  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Sun Devil Brett,
    The new forum has been in the works for quite a while. There has been a one way portal where messages here went there but not the other way.[p]I'd say the garbage of the last few months does has a bit to do with it.[p]This forum is using very old software. As mentioned before by someone more in the know than I (software idiot) in this forum you can only delete entire threads. You can't prune out the bad branches like you can with newer forum software.[p]I'm a moderator at another site and deleting posts usually is for spammers only, sometimes some edits for language or inappropriate content. There is a warning/infraction system where we can give folks a warning that build to a ban of days/weeks/forever. That keeps the ruffians in line. I don't see evidence of that on the software that is being used as it is a compromise to give us old die hards the closest look to this forum as possible.[p]H[p]

  • dhuffjrdhuffjr Posts: 3,182
    Buster Dog BBQ,
    I forgot the archiving threads bit. That is a big one for sure.

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