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Tutorial for new comers? and limit to General Discussion?

Do you agree that there should be a limit on General Discussion?  

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  1. 1. Do you agree that there should be a limit on General Discussion?

    • Yes
      5
    • No
      8
  2. 2. Do yo agree with adding tutorial for new comers?

    • Yes
      10
    • No
      3


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Okay, this sounds like a long shot but I can't stand seeing people that post in the wrong sub-forum, posting stuff against that is against community standards. Would a Tutorial be shown to new members, like what to do and what not to do?

The reason is why I am asking is every sub-forum is just full of stuff that doesn't belong there and it annoys me for some reason. Majority of the new members (and some old) members just place everything in the General Discussion. Can't there be a limit just like the classifieds? You have have number of posts before posting so nothing gets put in the wrong place?

 

 

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tutorial would be nice, might keep some bots away if they have to click through that too


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Posted · Original PosterOP
3 minutes ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

tutorial would be nice, might keep some bots away if they have to click through that too

What about having limitations on General Discussion? What are your thoughts on that?


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1 minute ago, Abdul201588 said:

What about having limitations on General Discussion? What are your thoughts on that?

depends on what it would entail really. if its a limit on whats allowed to be posted there in general then i dont like it, but if its just a "you cant make your first post there" thing then maybe?


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The Toaster Project! Northern Bee! The Cassette Deck!

 

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"Here is some advice that might have gotten lost somewhere along the way in your life. 

 

#1. Treat others as you would like to be treated.

#2. It's best to keep your mouth shut; and appear to be stupid, rather than open it and remove all doubt.

#3. There is nothing "wrong" with being wrong. Learning from a mistake can be more valuable than not making one in the first place.

 

Follow these simple rules in life, and I promise you, things magically get easier. " - MageTank 31-10-2016

 

 

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

depends on what it would entail really. if its a limit on whats allowed to be posted there in general then i dont like it, but if its just a "you cant make your first post there" thing then maybe?

Well with the help of the tutorial, it could lessen the amount of incorrect stuff being put there. As for limitation, why not make it the same as the classifieds? 100 posts, that why it'll make everything better.


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Simpler idea, just put general discussion at the bottom of the page so that newbs dont see that first and post there. Just like how BOINC/Folding stuff was at top for a long time and now its at the bottom and that subforum is getting a lot less traffic since then?


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10 hours ago, Abdul201588 said:

Would a Tutorial be shown to new members, like what to do and what not to do?

I agree. Actually posted something related to this topic a while back: 

 


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