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  1. zaiger

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    Kawaii on the streets. Senpai in the sheets.

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    Sorry I know this is to discus the look of the forum, im just venting.

    I think a restructuring of the forum is a good idea. Uber had some ideas in IRC that were pretty good.
     
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    EDF is my hugbox

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    Open to trying it but im not sure its going to change much in term of active members
     
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    I'll remove the popups now. If traffic is that bad they won't matter. I might add another banner ad or something at some point though.
     
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    When I can find them. Shit.
     
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    Ok should be all set. Uber we also have to fix those templates, they are a fucking mess. I guess a new theme will make us have to deal with them though.
     
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    Another banner ad will be fine
     
  9. uberfukken

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    Yeah that's all jacked since like 6 different people have been fucking with it over the last 2 years. I'm thinking clean slate.

    Banners are fine, popups drive away traffic, more so when the popups are hyper aggressive and link to malware half the time.

    Since we're going to be upgrading Xenforo, I'll post my full ideas w/ layout this weekend in this thread.

    If everyone is okay with what I propose, I'll start building it.
     
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    An idea to drive new registrations would be to keep the hyper malware popups for users not logged in, but registered users get no popups.

    We can put a little message that says "Sick of popups? Register an account. Logged in users do not receive popups."
     
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    I like that idea. I keep pretty close attention to discussions about ED on places like KF, 8chan, DA and Reddit. The number one complaint people have is "ED is nothing but malicious popups and porn ads". Though i am amazed that all these people have not discovered adblock yet in 2017,...and that i have the site whitelisted so know its nowhere near as bad as they claim
     
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    Yeah I follow it too whenever I can. The biggest complaints are "not funny" and "popups"

    The first one is subjective but the second one is a legitimate complaint if someone's tech-stupid enough to not have adblock, mostly cellphone users
     
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    Activity is money, from what I understand.

    But my main point is there has to be some sort of progressive "correction" to curtail such over the top faggotry.

    For example, fagtagging is quite limiting. And is often sudden. For example, Eypc, sperges out for months, gets fagtagged for three weeks in a row, makes socks to continue while begging to be unfagtagged. Seems to be ineffective. I am only suggesting perhaps a different avenue be tried.

    As so far as the newguy pile on, that's EDF -- you get jumped in.
    As Uber suggested, perhaps new way of the site to be categorized, an "Adults" sandbox section where it's explained that things, people, political views, religion, sexual function etc., etc., etc. and YOU are going to be openly mocked and you're gonna have to have a thick skin. In many ways, newbies are walking into an ambush.
     
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    Forum gets roughly 4% of total ED traffic.

    When it comes to EDF, activity = pennies
     
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    yeah we made 7 dollars with the popups last month, so they are gone. Fagtagging is retarded and I shoudnt have even made it. I am going to get rid of it when I get home.
     
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    What i said has literally nothing to do with having a thick skin

    If i join a site and i am automatically swamped by retards asking me stupid questions about my pets and what my favourite movies are, i no longer am interested in that site
     
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    Yet, here we are.
     
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    It's the only way for mods to deal with spammers right now.
     
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    Burn it to the ground and from the ashes create a dating site called OhCatfish! With thousands accounts of very attractive, very lonely singles all ran IRL by Tim and his dusty old guy balls.... That way ppl will have a reason to pretend to care what he says.
     
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