Shoutbox

Shoutbox stays or goes

  • I like

    Votes: 25 47.2%
  • Do not want

    Votes: 7 13.2%
  • Dont care either way

    Votes: 21 39.6%

  • Total voters
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Mook

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Do you want it to stay? Please vote throughout the day..

for those of you who arent too fond of it, a simple click of the arrow button on the top right of the box will hide it for good even if u log out
 

CamaroSS

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i dont care either way, it doesnt get in the way or cause any problems for me, you can just minimize it
 

ilikemtb999

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i was all for a chat room but this shout box is dumb. i usually hang out on the "new posts" and then refresh when i read whats new. you cant see the shoutbox on anything other then the home page.

i think the shout box will take away posts.

is there anything available that could be a pop-up or something so i can still navigate the forum?
 
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nope......ill give this a few days to see what activity looks like on the site...if i notice posting dropping dramatically then ill either disable it or only leave it on on weekends or something
 

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not diggin the shoutbox, im minimizing it.

i dont see a point for it.

it moves so fast that conversations get confusing very easily, unless its 2 people talking.
 

ilikemtb999

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i agree it can get confusing with so many people talking. but on the flipside at midnight tonight it probably will be nice because their are like 4 people on here late.
 
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i might just turn it on at night :dunno: havent decided what ill do yet
 
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yea. i'm tracking stats to see if theres a significant drop in posting activity..we shall see
 

ilikemtb999

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so far seems like posting is about the same and the shoutbox has slowed a bit
 

ilikemtb999

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i'm not going to vote till i give it a chance tonight to see what happens. right now i'm leaning towards not liking it but tonight may be another story when i'm bored as shit.
 

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Doesn't work on my phone...rubbish!
 

IDAFC21

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doesnt matter to me. i probably wont use it much, but doesnt mean other people wont
 

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shout box has been banned due to decreased posting.
 

tinfoilhat

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decreasing posting isnt going to matter.. hes not gaining or losing money

and decreasing isnt only due to shoutbox. its also getting nicer out, and people arnt going to be sitting on their asses as much
 

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decreasing posting isnt going to matter.. hes not gaining or losing money

and decreasing isnt only due to shoutbox. its also getting nicer out, and people arnt going to be sitting on their asses as much
Hes not making any money from this site period. Decreased posting = less activity, mook wants the site to be active and grow.
 

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decreasing posting isnt going to matter.. hes not gaining or losing money

and decreasing isnt only due to shoutbox. its also getting nicer out, and people arnt going to be sitting on their asses as much
Weather doesn't dictate anything during the weekdays.
 

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During the week, most people work during the day, and dont go out at night because they work the next morning. Most people dont post on the weekend, because they do other things, such as go outside.
 

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I had 6 years of statistics to analyze with my own forum that had 10x the member base this one does. I don't make 'assumptions', my information is backed by my research over the years.

Much has to do with the content on the board. There should be much better content in the warmer months because everyone is active. Content, meaning events, meets, whatever the case may be that generates communication between individuals. I could go on for a long time about it, but weather only really dictates weekends significantly, not the weekdays.
 

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