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Discussion in 'Comments & Feedback' started by Cold Storm, Oct 21, 2009.

  1. Cold Storm

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    I was wondering if we could get a "greetings" sub-forum put on TPU. Allowing for new comers to say hey and maybe a little about themselves so we know about the person.

    Just an Idea.

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    erocker Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome to TPU clubhouse isn't a bad idea.
     
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    True, a Club-house could be a great idea to have. easier then a Sub-forum.. lol
     
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    Nice idea. Only problem is that newbies probably wouldnt know about the club-house. So it wouldnt serve much purpose. Telling newbies to "go there" is a bit rude IMO.
     
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    "Introduce yourself" area at the head of the forum??? :)
     
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    While I have nothing against people introducing themselves if they want, a dedicated forum or subforum seems like it would be a post spam magnet. What's wrong with people just introducing themselves in their first post on the forums (in whatever forum they actually need/want to post in)?

    You see this already in the hardware/software forums. People introduce themselves and then usually ask a question. TPU users respond with some sort of welcome, and then assist with the question if they have experience in the problem.

    I suppose you could put something in the Comments and Feedback section, as that forum tends to keep all the drama in one place anyway, but people have been coming to TPU all along, becoming well known, active member without a formal "Introductory" section.

    Just my 2 cents. :toast:
     
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  7. vaiopup New Member

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    Could also use it as a place to point out site features.....eg: point them in the general direction of Folding/WCG :D
     
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    I thought we had an Introduce Yourself sticky somewhere? When I first started I remember introducing myself in some thread.
     
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    tbh when i first came here, i introduced myself in my first post. I thought it was rude to ask for help from others without saying Hi tbh. I wouldnt like to put info out there about myself to people i dont know. If people want to know about me they will find out overtime or by becoming a friend.

    For those people that cant be bothered to say hi etc, wont be bothered to post a thread about themselves. I dont really think it is needed tbh. The community is strong and i dont think this would add anything imo.
     
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    I thought we had an Introduce Yourself sticky somewhere? When I first started I remember introducing myself in some thread.
     
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    Uh oh, deja-vu.
    Must be running a dual core :laugh:
     
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    :laugh: no I'm on my G1
     

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