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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby James » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:22 pm

Sun Fin wrote:I guess this might be a sensitive topic but... staff.

I was wondering if perhaps our moderating team should be slimmed down some? There are some moderators who haven't posted in almost a decade and I just wonder if that doesn't add to our reputation for low levels of activity. While true, if we want to change that maybe we should be proactive at making ourselves look more active?

Also, one of the most vibrant and active parts of the forum (where I fear to tread because I know nothing about it) is the section on modding games. Would be helpful to appoint a moderator who frequents that section of the board? I don't think many of the team at the moment do so. Our current staff do a wonderful job stepping on potential issues long before they flare up but I wonder if this would happen in this section?

I'm really sorry if this is stepping over the line. I know talk about staff has always been a top down conversation and I've always respected that, but I feel that a discussion on this is perhaps due.

It is not stepping over the line in the slightest.

We do have a team which includes some relatively inactive members.

And I would be interested in adding a moderator for the game modding section as long as we had someone who was interested in and suitable for the role. At this point in the forum's life it seems a mostly hands-off approach seems to work pretty well, moderators only stepping in when problems start to pick up steam.
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Death » Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:47 pm

James wrote:
Sun Fin wrote:I guess this might be a sensitive topic but... staff.

I was wondering if perhaps our moderating team should be slimmed down some? There are some moderators who haven't posted in almost a decade and I just wonder if that doesn't add to our reputation for low levels of activity. While true, if we want to change that maybe we should be proactive at making ourselves look more active?

Also, one of the most vibrant and active parts of the forum (where I fear to tread because I know nothing about it) is the section on modding games. Would be helpful to appoint a moderator who frequents that section of the board? I don't think many of the team at the moment do so. Our current staff do a wonderful job stepping on potential issues long before they flare up but I wonder if this would happen in this section?

I'm really sorry if this is stepping over the line. I know talk about staff has always been a top down conversation and I've always respected that, but I feel that a discussion on this is perhaps due.

It is not stepping over the line in the slightest.



We do have a team which includes some relatively inactive members.

And I would be interested in adding a moderator for the game modding section as long as we had someone who was interested in and suitable for the role. At this point in the forum's life it seems a mostly hands-off approach seems to work pretty well, moderators only stepping in when problems start to pick up steam.




I've mostly just been lurking for the last couple of months, but I wouldn't mind looking over or helping with the modding section if needed. I mostly modded Rotk XI, but messed with a lot of other games as well (mostly ones that don't get talked about at all here lol like Disgaea,Yugioh, Pokemon, and others), and would be available to help others or answer any questions about most of the things that do come up in those topics here, or just helping in general in other places on the forum as well.
Either way though I always thought the current group of moderators always did a good job addressing issues when they did come up, and helping to keep the forum clean and a good place for people to talk in general.
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Sun Fin » Tue Aug 06, 2019 6:26 pm

Valvatorez was actually someone I'd had in mind when I made the original post. I agree that the moderating approach on this forum works well - I just wondered if it is so effective because moderators nip problems in the bud before they get serious.
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Ranbir » Tue May 19, 2020 7:34 pm

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Yo what's up with this thread needing authorised access?
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby James » Wed May 20, 2020 12:43 am

Ranbir wrote:Yo what's up with this thread needing authorised access?

By thread author request. It has been removed from the public forum.
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Jordan » Thu Jun 11, 2020 11:55 am

Was that one of the Taishi Ci threads? With respect to those, let me just say that I am eternally grateful to Taishi Ci 2.0 for doing a masterful translation of 100s of pages of Zizhi Tongjian chapters. As many have pointed out, this is in all seriousness one of the largest English contributions to studying that time period in decades. If the plan is to have that work edited and published, I am probably on board to purchase it when it comes out. In the meantime, I think I do have much of it saved on my computer. If I ever cite stuff from the work Taishi Ci 2.0 did for some reason, I will credit him under his username (or any name he would prefer to be credited by).
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Jordan » Sun Jun 14, 2020 2:48 pm

The forum doesn't seem to be working on Firefox of late. Not a big deal, as Chrome seems to work alright. However, on Firefox I'm getting constant general errors or whatever.
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby James » Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:48 pm

Jordan wrote:The forum doesn't seem to be working on Firefox of late. Not a big deal, as Chrome seems to work alright. However, on Firefox I'm getting constant general errors or whatever.

What error are you encountering? I'm noticing the forum is slow today.
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Dong Zhou » Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:49 am

In last few days there have been lots of the

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page. I think this is what Jordan is referring to?
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Re: Forum Suggestions and Feedback Thread

Unread postby Sun Fin » Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:01 am

Yeah, I've been seeing that error code for weeks now. Hence my lower than normal activity.
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