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Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by W1zzard, Apr 30, 2011.

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Do you want a Science & Technology sub-forum?

  1. Yes

    39 vote(s)
    65.0%
  2. Yes, but at General Nonsense forums

    17 vote(s)
    28.3%
  3. No

    4 vote(s)
    6.7%
  1. digibucc

    digibucc

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    and i'll continue to do so, because it is not the same.

    TPU is the ONLY forum site i use. only one.. GN is not TPU,
    It's a different forum, hence - it's not the same. however
    you may view that as an "excuse", i could care less.as long as
    there are separate username/password, separate listings, post
    count, user cp, separate address - it is not TPU. if GN were
    a sub-forum and not a separate installation, i'd use it.

    I recognize that is not the most logical ... view. however
    this is one instance where i am not trying to be logical.
    I am simply basing this off my reality, and

    the fact is:
    i would love a science forum on tpu -
    i would not use it on GN.
    as simple as that.


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    Last edited: Apr 30, 2011
  2. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    GN was (and still is) a subforum on TPU, but you can't use it.
    The reason for that was that it was constantly filling with absolute crap.
    GN became it's own forum so that all of the crap could go somewhere else ... and it did.
    The new GN is 99% crap and I no longer use it either.

    GPU got spun off as a separate gaming site. It was FAR superior to the gaming section here, but the gaming section here still saw more traffic.
    People want to be on TPU for all their hardware, software and gaming related stuff. That would also include science.

    I think the science section (or sub-forum or whatever) is a great idea, but if it's on GN it will be relegated to obscurity and be a waste of time.

    Just my 2 cents. ;)
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  3. MT Alex

    MT Alex

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    I beg to differ. Maybe the only forum site, but not the only forum.:D

    [​IMG]


    That hurts. I wondered why you weren't around. I guess it's all the crap.:(
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  4. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    The "Hottest Thread" in GN is "What are you doing just now". I rest my case.
    But this is not a discussion about the merits or content of GN.
    It's to get your opinions on a science section here on TPU.
  5. CDdude55

    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    I <3 science, so yes i personally would like a subforum for it.:)
  6. MT Alex

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    Not much of a case, since it was very popular when hosted on this site, but fair enough. My opinion still stands, Science at GN.
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    I say lets give it a whirl!

    If TPU goes Super Nova, we just take it back out of existence.

    We have the technology.
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    I think unless science news is added to the front page postings it should be relegated to GN.
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    lol , took me quite awhile to remember where that was from! :)
    still though, that's like chatting on youporn - you're not there to socialize ;)
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    soon(tm)
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    Sorry W1z, that's already been trademarked by NCsoft West :p
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    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    forum is up, have fun
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    sneekypeet Unpaid Babysitter Staff Member

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    Cake is located somewhere between Kreij and I, but only he knows where. Question is, when you find said cake, is he on the hilltop, and do you catch a glint off of his scope before you get to taste the goodness?
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    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    The forum is real, the cake is a lie ... stealth contests, however, are not out of the question so read all the threads.
    Enjoy the new S&T forum !

    Keep it civil ... me an Peet are watching ;)
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    W1z, in Science & Technology forum, the caption text writes:
    English is not my native language, but shouldn't the bolded "is" be "are" (since you're referring to plural of discussions and talk) ?

    I'm only trying to be helpful, I have only massive respect for W1zzard's work here ;)
  20. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    You are correct Wyv. Had he not pluralized discussion, the "is" would have been fine.
    You are officially more grammatically literate than about 90% of the US population. :toast:

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