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The great poster exodus?

Discussion in 'Site Feedback' started by Xen, Sep 3, 2003.

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  1. Lucky

    Lucky Game- and Quizmaster

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    As it´s been mentioned, many left or stopped posting regularly because they grew apart from this site. With the influx of tens of thousands of newbies many didn´t really feel as comfy here as when CFC had less then 1000 or less than 10000 users.
    Some looked for other, smaller fora where they could feel more at home. And there is the reason for not telling you where they went. ;)

    Of course it´s also against the site rules to advertise other sites that way. :lol:

    Oh one note about Starlifter though. He was a real veteran gamer, probably the best Civ2 SP player you can find. After he left for half year he returned briefly for a month or two. But in those months he more than TRIPLED his post count trying to catch up with posts as old as back to when he left. :mischief:
    :D
     
  2. Knight-Dragon

    Knight-Dragon Unhidden Dragon Retired Moderator

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    Good to see ya, Lucky. :)

    Yeah, starlifter is a horribly long-winded 'spammy' poster. His posts usually run into 2 or 3, 'cause of not enough space to fill them all into 1 post. :lol:
     
  3. Lefty Scaevola

    Lefty Scaevola Moderatus Illuminatus Super Moderator

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  4. Thunderfall

    Thunderfall Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    I am not worried about it. As someone wrote earlier, people come and go, for many different reasons. It's part of life.
     
  5. ainwood

    ainwood Consultant. Administrator

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    Even TF gets 'out and about' occassionally. :)
     
  6. Xen

    Xen Magister

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    I'm sure TF likes to get away from all the hullabaloo, and be a regulaer poter from time to time... unless he has an empire of sites to administrate....
     
  7. barron of ideas

    barron of ideas Barron

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    "Friends come and go, but enemies accumulate."
     
  8. Stapel

    Stapel FIAT 850 coupé

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    You are quite right! But there is one thing you don't mention here: Most of the posters that left were conservatives. For me, as a liberal OT regular, debating has become less interesting now. I remember a gay adoption thread a month ago. There was only one or two conservatives in it and like 10 liberals. No matter what site you are on: The fun is bigger if things are more equal.
     
  9. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    So do you have alot of ememies then?
     
  10. Knight-Dragon

    Knight-Dragon Unhidden Dragon Retired Moderator

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    For them, it's no longer 'fun' to debate stuff anymore.

    You shld know that at this time.
     
  11. Knight-Dragon

    Knight-Dragon Unhidden Dragon Retired Moderator

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    As good a reason as any, to keep your Powa Stick sharp.
     
  12. Tassadar

    Tassadar Master

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    They wont admit it but they have been converted:mutant: to a more liberal lifeform. So now they preaching good liberal styl-of-life elsewhere.:lol:
     
  13. Lefty Scaevola

    Lefty Scaevola Moderatus Illuminatus Super Moderator

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    I would not say that is very correct. At least four of them that I know of were leftists, and several more were centrists. It would have a greater % impact on the conservatives remaining here because they were fewer in number to begin with.
     
  14. Stapel

    Stapel FIAT 850 coupé

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    That might be true.

    I have the feeling that in good OT discussions, there is a lack of conservatives. And that is a not a good thing.
     
  15. floppa21

    floppa21 Crusty Manhole

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    What do I qualify as?
     
  16. Lefty Scaevola

    Lefty Scaevola Moderatus Illuminatus Super Moderator

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    A poster who did not leave.
     
  17. Cimbri

    Cimbri Deity

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    ...Even though we hoped and prayed… :p
     
  18. Ancient Grudge

    Ancient Grudge Its all in this life

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    and i hoped and prayed that the alcoholic cimbri would never return to CFC :p nice to see ya! so to speak :yeah:
     
  19. floppa21

    floppa21 Crusty Manhole

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    I meant Liberalist Centrist Rightist Leftist Conservativististist...
     
  20. Cimbri

    Cimbri Deity

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    You can never truly escape the maelstrom of CFC :yeah: Good that you decided to stay too AG :)
     
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