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mistersparky

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F.A.O. Everyone!
« on: September 21, 2007, 11:22:39 PM »
Hello there people!

As useful as the Google Group has been, it has some big limitations compared to a fully fledged forum. I thought it might be nice to get something a little more capable for us to try out. Now, we don’t have to use this place, there is nothing from stopping scrapping this forum and continuing to use the Google group - but I thought it wouldn’t hurt to try.  I have non-Eve related plans for the root of the Estrale.com domain, but would be more than happy for this, and other sub-domains to be put towards Eve related uses, forums or otherwise.

As you can see, there is an “Eve Chat” and an “Everything Else” category. The Eve category is divided into three – a “Public Chat” board, an “Estrale Channel” board and an “Estrale Frontiers” board. Access will be granted for everyone (registered or not), Estrale channel members and Estrale Frontiers corporation members respectively. So, when not registered or logged in, you will not be able to see either the Estrale Channel or corp board – and only Estrale Frontiers corp members can see the corp board section (I cannot imagine this being used much, I thought I would set it up anyway). If you can think of more suitable names, or useful categories/boards – let yourself be heard.

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If there is anything I have missed, or needs changing, please speak up!

Thalen

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Re: F.A.O. Everyone!
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2007, 09:14:03 AM »
I'm trying to decide if I like the more traditional forum style (such as this) or the Google Groups, system.  From a user point of view, both have their advantages.  From an admin point of view, this system probably wins hands down over Groups.

Honestly, either system is fine by me.  I know that doesn't help with making a decision ;D
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Re: F.A.O. Everyone!
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2007, 07:41:40 PM »
Groups-style systems are great for "branching" discussions like you might get in a normal newsgroup. However, we all kept using it in a linear style which is more suited to this type of forum.
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Re: F.A.O. Everyone!
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2007, 12:27:02 AM »
ja I think that this forum might be a bit better for us.

Furia Taurina

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Re: F.A.O. Everyone!
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2007, 08:45:36 AM »
Hey All,

Looks like you've all been busy. I like this new forum, i think the layout and posting style will be better for us.

Congrats Sparkie on the new site, looks very cool.

Not back from holidays yet, just at an game/internet cafe, dont have Eve Installed  :-[ as far as i can tell, (its all in chinese). Anyway back in 1 more week, the lack of eve has been very difficult  :(

Cya
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Re: F.A.O. Everyone!
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2007, 03:00:12 PM »
Hey there Furia, how's it going? It's good to hear from you - I trust your having a great holiday!