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Should "Castlevania General Discussion" have a SubForum for all of those 'What's your favorite/scariest/moodiest/etc. Castlevania" threads and polls?

Sounds like a great idea! Keeps CVGeneral clean while having an optional place to discuss those classic topics.
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Why even make it a SubForum for CVGeneral?  Make it a forum of its own, like HG101 and Fan Stuff.
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I'm not sure having another SubForum or Forum is a good idea.  There aren't that many n00bs asking stuff anyway.
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Don't do it.  N00bs should look at the rules and whatever thread.
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My mind was recently violated by a Dark Priest so I don't even know what threads you speak of.
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Voting closed: July 10, 2012, 08:00:47 PM

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Should there be a "Favorite Topics and Polls" SubForum?
« on: June 25, 2012, 08:00:47 PM »
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A newbie poster posted this question, and I figured I should ask the community.

Having an optional board to go to just for these sort of things is not a bad idea.
If there are people who do not like those topics or feel they are 'passe', they can choose not to go to that board.

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Re: Should there be a "Favorite Topics and Polls" SubForum?
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2012, 08:06:32 PM »
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Favorite threads are bound to happen in any community of forums. I see no actual reason to prevent their creation, as they can sometimes lead to interesting discussions in their own right that may not have come up otherwise.

They are however a clutter problem, so a separate area for them is exactly the thing we need.

Should it be Castlevania only though? Well, to be fair this is a Castlevania forum primarily. HCG101 exists but I rarely visit that section. I don't know how much of a problem it is there for these types of threads. I can imagine it wouldn't be as common there, but who am I to say?

If it is to remain Castlevania themed only, then a sub forum of the Castlevania General sounds right though.

Overall it comes down to providing something that has demand from some users. It will get used, there is no doubt about it. For all those who don't like those threads, they can elect not to visit that sub-forum. It's a win-win as far as I'm concerned. I don't see it hurting anyone.
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« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2012, 09:26:08 PM »
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Make it it's own thing no subfourm it could be interesting alot of stuff could be there for disscussion like what uzo said.
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« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2012, 10:56:46 PM »
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I'm down for it. I like posting about this stuff and whatnot.

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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2012, 11:05:15 PM »
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I would have supported UZO's point here, but I also think those threads are immature. They're purely subjective.
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Re: Should there be a "Favorite Topics and Polls" SubForum?
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2012, 05:12:59 AM »
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They'd be in their now sub forum. You wouldn't have to encounter or deal with them. Don't like them? Don't visit the sub forum. I see no reason to stifle someone else's fun because you don't like it, when you won't even have to encounter it unless you elect to.

Along those lines though, I do see a flaw in the idea to put it as an actual sub forum to the General Castlevania Discussion. When someone posts in the sub forum, the "new" icon for General Castlevania Discussion will light up. Maybe not a big deal, but something to consider.

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Re: Should there be a "Favorite Topics and Polls" SubForum?
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2012, 07:33:50 AM »
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Ehh I like the forum just the way it is. Kinda pointless to make an entire separate sub-section just for the noobs to spam "whats ur fav" topics. Just be a bit more lenient with them being on the main discussion & it'll be fine. (i.e. shouldn't be more than 2 made in the same week)

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« Reply #7 on: June 26, 2012, 08:36:29 AM »
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The "what's your favorite" topics have increased quite a bit during the past month that I've noticed. I feel it should have a section of it's own so it doesn't congest the General discussion board. No harm in it really.
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Re: Should there be a "Favorite Topics and Polls" SubForum?
« Reply #8 on: June 26, 2012, 09:28:36 AM »
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I think the best thing to do here is couple this with a posting games board, and make it so posts don't count toward your post total.

It worked for the Anti-chapel.

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« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2012, 09:47:03 AM »
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People care about post totals?
That's almost as silly as people caring for respect points.
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« Reply #10 on: June 26, 2012, 10:58:46 AM »
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People care about post totals?
That's almost as silly as people caring for respect points.


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« Reply #12 on: June 26, 2012, 03:16:52 PM »
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Digital Press forums has done this a long long time, they keep it in classic discussion, though favorite topics still pop up on the main game board there. There's really no way to 100% stop it as some won't read the rules or bother looking in that particular section. If tthe favorite topics can be curbed out of the other sections, would be alright, but again not 100% foolproof.

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« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2012, 04:02:39 PM »
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You'll never be able to stop it leaking into the other areas 100%, but it'll make the community look and feel more welcoming to newbies without annoying people who've seen the same topics 1000 times. I say making it it's own section isn't a bad idea.

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« Reply #14 on: June 28, 2012, 07:07:41 AM »
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Sounds like this is settled.
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