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#1 shorehambeach

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Posted 15 June 2017 - 04:45 PM

A few posts a month - what happened to this site ?
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#2 Lloyd Quenby

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Posted 15 June 2017 - 05:31 PM

new owners


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#3 Inkfreak69

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:22 AM

Yep as soon as it changed hands it's seems to have died!
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#4 nigelh

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 10:45 AM

Facebook has taken over, people ask questions and gets answers immediately 


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#5 Lloyd Quenby

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 04:49 PM

tbh, it went downhill as soon as Stu sold it.


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#6 digidude

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:28 PM

facebook has seen the majority of forums lose most of their traffic. theres groups for EVERYTHING, and if someone doesnt like something someone says in a group, then they simply make their own, and people then float between groups, or end up in loads of similar ones

 

even if the forum had something unique, itd be copied

 

its how online communities are evolving


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#7 shorehambeach

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Posted 16 June 2017 - 05:54 PM

Off to Facebook then 🤣🤣🤣
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#8 skydog

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 12:19 PM

The guys before the current owners completely ruined it.........


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#9 digidude

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Posted 18 June 2017 - 05:48 PM

to be fair, ive worked on forums approaching 2 billion hits, with 100k+ members, and a large admin and mod team, and have been giving my time for free doing this for nearly 20 years. while an admin team can indeed destroy a forum, its normally run smoothly, or ruined, by the actual members themselfs

 

its a hard and thankless job administrating or moderating on a forum, and, no matter what you do, someone will always be unhappy with the decisions made


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#10 Kel

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 10:36 AM

If you look back, I think it was more dead than this further in the past, if anything, the site is seeing a slight revival now since Brian and Jack took it over. It's hard with facebook being the preferred choice for most people these days.

If anyone has suggestions on how to encourage more usage of this, I'm sure they'd love to hear any ideas. 


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#11 Lloyd Quenby

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Posted 20 June 2017 - 01:22 PM

even the owner dont log in.

 

BlueSkyBri Last Active Jun 06 2017 01:57 PM

 

;-)


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#12 Alex B

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Posted 21 June 2017 - 11:44 AM

I do miss the posts. 

Not a facebook fan, I used to enjoy lunchtime reading on here....


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