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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4575 on: February 22, 2016, 06:24:55 PM »
So is the forum more popular than a couple of years ago?
Is it a healthier forum for having more varied content?

My thought is the segregation of topics works well and while there are sections I rarely venture into there is always something of interest to be found on the site.
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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4576 on: February 22, 2016, 06:56:34 PM »
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Otherwise as far as I'm concerned this is a forum centered on writing.

I've definitely noticed this drift in purpose for the forum in the last year or two.
I'm doing my best to buck the trend ;D
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Readers unite! Who wants to write when you could be reading instead lol
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(Definitely noticed this trend as well )

Maybe because I don't really delve into the writing sections I haven't really noticed a change.  Without that I feel like there has been more book discussion in the past year than before.

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4577 on: February 23, 2016, 12:39:17 AM »
So loved how that instant graph popped  ;D

One excellent thing about this FF is that it is full of techie geniuses who keep the wheels oiled, pull relevant numbers from the ether into graphs, come up with Battle Brackets or send us our stories to keep in print. Not to mention hand out helpful advice when tech problems turn up. Here's looking at you @xiagan, @Arry @Raptori, @Hedin and @m3mnoch  ;D

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4578 on: February 23, 2016, 01:04:08 AM »
What on earth was that massive spike in August 2012? Were you guys escaping the olympics that much? :P

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4579 on: February 23, 2016, 01:11:39 AM »
What on earth was that massive spike in August 2012? Were you guys escaping the olympics that much? :P

Long story, oft-repeated. I wasn't there but there was a huuuuuuuuge troll incident.
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« Reply #4580 on: February 23, 2016, 01:14:10 AM »
What on earth was that massive spike in August 2012? Were you guys escaping the olympics that much? :P

There were two big incidents in 2012 that I know of (I wasn't around at that time to have personal knowledge).   Sanderson came by the forum to discuss some of his going ons and then there was the Mathias incident (if I wasn't on mobile I would try to find the link).   I believe one of those things ended up being the most viewed thing on the forum but I believe bothof those happened in May 2012.  I have absolutely no idea what happened in August.

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4581 on: February 23, 2016, 02:43:39 AM »
What on earth was that massive spike in August 2012? Were you guys escaping the olympics that much? :P

It was probably caused by Pirates

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a writing group on the forum that started about that time. And we posted a lot. A whole lot.
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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4582 on: February 23, 2016, 04:33:33 AM »
What on earth was that massive spike in August 2012? Were you guys escaping the olympics that much? :P

It was probably caused by Pirates

Spoiler for Hiden:
a writing group on the forum that started about that time. And we posted a lot. A whole lot.
Oh yes, we did, didn't we? I was fondly remembering the epic fluff thread just the other day.
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« Reply #4583 on: February 23, 2016, 07:18:52 AM »
It wasn't only a writing group, it was the first RPG. You know how those can escalate. ;)
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« Reply #4584 on: February 23, 2016, 08:53:46 AM »
August 2012 was nothing controversial ie trolls. It was a mixture of the first RPG and a core group of us who just posted a hell of a lot.
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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4585 on: February 23, 2016, 09:39:00 AM »
August 2012 was nothing controversial ie trolls. It was a mixture of the first RPG and a core group of us who just posted a hell of a lot.
9 out of the Top 16 posters were involved.  A year back it would probably have been 8 out of 10, but you Newbies are gaining ground fast.  ;D

So loved how that instant graph popped  ;D

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4586 on: February 23, 2016, 12:49:18 PM »
Well, can't delete this now so...
I thought I hadn't seen ScarletBea post in 24 hours, and it was weird. Then as soon as I looked, she had just three minutes before I posted. Fail.
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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4587 on: February 23, 2016, 12:53:47 PM »
Well, can't delete this now so...
I thought I hadn't seen ScarletBea post in 24 hours, and it was weird. Then as soon as I looked, she had just three minutes before I posted. Fail.
Thanks for worrying :)

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4588 on: February 23, 2016, 01:05:06 PM »
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m working from home today as I had stuff in the morning, and now I'm pottering around. I don't feel much like working, and the bed/sofa and my book are looking very tempting... but I can't do it, can I?

Not really after posting up on a public forum  ;D

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Re: The King's Paws
« Reply #4589 on: February 23, 2016, 01:26:44 PM »
It wasn't only a writing group, it was the first RPG. You know how those can escalate. ;)

It was actually the RPG that spawned the Pirates writing group.  ;D

I meant it more as in the people who were Pirates (the core group who posted a hell of a lot during that time). I was going to just leave my comment blaming Pirates, but decided to add at least some explanation rather than excluding people who wouldn't know what I meant.
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