clandyone wrote:I'm kinda fed up with having to run the gauntlet all the time, and sick of having to prove that I'm credible.
this environment is just too exclusive for my little noggin at present.
Alpha wrote:It saddens me to learn that the online BM community is now fragmented into at least three different boards.
I would venture to say that the online BM community has long been
“fragmented” into hundreds, if not thousands, of boards.
I mean, think of the regional boards alone. Not to mention theme camps and village.
(Solo Collective has been known to have 20-30 boards, and I know
Gigsville has a shitload.)
I understand your point, though.
Post the feedback, make the suggestions public if you don't mind and let's fix this place.
change is tuff for some.
Ailchinn wrote:..I don't see that many people stepping up to try and right the ship...
all of the less interested and other opinionateds have suggested at most a plonk button so they cant hear other points of views anymore.
RebA! wrote:What Ivy said!change is tuff for some.
I deal with change daily.. not tough for me.
clandyone wrote:As with everything on Ye Olde Internet, take it with a fistful of salt...
aforceforgood wrote:...I think it was kind of insensitive to let it slip that it is by invite only, thereby basically saying to the rest of us still here on this board that we're social misfits, or undesireable, or whatever. So much for radical inclusion or being pollinated with new viewpoints.
PJ wrote:aforceforgood wrote:...I think it was kind of insensitive to let it slip that it is by invite only, thereby basically saying to the rest of us still here on this board that we're social misfits, or undesireable, or whatever. So much for radical inclusion or being pollinated with new viewpoints.
That's NOT the case at all. The builder of that from-scratch BBS continues to stress that the whole concept of "invitations" is anathema to her beliefs. Everybody's welcome. But until she's done adding a few more basic functions it's hoped that it's not overwhelmed with new users. Some things will be quite awkward for a newcomer initially. For example the length of the threads will be a pain (especially on dial-up connections) because a paging function doesn't exist yet. Also there are some bugs, for example the sign-up function hasn't worked perfectly for some new people but others had no problem. Thus the server must be taken down periodically while she tests a new version. Generally it's not down for more than a few minutes at a time, but that can't be guaranteed during the on-going development process.
Ailchinn wrote:The board that was by invite was the SW MO Regional board and for most people it's not a place you want to check out. Your not missing anything.
I've decided to check out harriet's board, I've felt that it was divisive to open another one, but like PJ said, if it works better, people will tend to use it. I don't think this eplaya's THAT broken, but it's worth checking out, I guess.
Lydia Love wrote:
I'll probably reside on both boards for the time being.
Lydia Love wrote:...This eplaya isn't THAT broken for everyone...
PJ wrote:And even more people use Yahoo Chat and irc and icq and etc. than the official E-Playa could ever hope to attract.
it really would be nice to see you stay and not leave over someone as small as i.
Lydia Love wrote:
But hey - I've got that now so ... I'll play here some and there some. It's all good.
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