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New Topics

Folks, really. I don't make this stuff up.

There is nothing in the current software that will allow us to create some areas with open topic-creation, and some areas with moderated topic creation. There is no function within the software that will set limits, like X number of topics per day/week/lifetime. And there isn't an automatic roll-over or nukage function.

MaryE and I will keep talking about it with the rest of the admin team.

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It would be nice if there

It would be nice if there was a location (folder, discussion) JUST for casual conversation.

Maybe that could be the area where subscribers are able to post new topics.

But first I think "we" need to clarify whether all discussions are designed to last forever, or if some discussions will "roll over" if volume is too high (for instance, a 10,000 message limit, after which the discussion archives and begins again with a new message #1)

Or perhaps a time factor - if a discussion has NO messages in a given time (30 days, 3 months, a year) it archives, or disappears completely.

I know that people really want to be able to post new topics, but it shouldn't result in what we called "ensuction" over in DNC - when the site became so unwieldy partly because of the huge volume of messages, and huge chunks of the site just started disappearing.

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new forum topic

cooking and drink recipes that we all like. think about it...seriously! i think it would probably be the biggest contributed forum. take care!

ps - even a cookbook could be made from head's replies. i know i'd buy it!

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how

how about:

food

hobbies

books

movies

TV shows

other interests

stuff like that which is not band/music related but stuff that the community likes to rap about

"The highway is for gamblers, you'd better use your sense. Take what you have gathered from coincidence"

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What about some of the old folders?

What about adding some places to post similar to some of the popular old folders? Not least of which would include:

'60s shows
'70s shows
'80s shows
'90s shows

and most importantly a Garcia folder!

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Good thought, sken...

We're actually kinda thinking about implementing something like that, but at this moment have nothing to preannounce...

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This day in GD History?

Hey!

What about a "This Day in GD History" Topic? On the "old" board, I posted links (about everyday) to places where you could listen to shows (streaming and on the legal!). I'd love to do one on a daily basis where I'd put up a link to and about a GD show played that day in history.

I just love posting links to music, especially the GD!!!

I'm just a, well...porpoise.

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cool. very cool.

cool. very cool. thankx.

mucho appreciado. ( -:

and not just because it was my idea... ( -;

"The highway is for gamblers, you'd better use your sense
Take what you have gathered from coincidence"

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New Section

It's called The Scene, and has two new topics, as requested!

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In Memory topic

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