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    GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Fanatics -

    Due to the request of many, starting Monday morning users will have to opt-in to the Gaming & Groups thread here on CF.

    The reason for this is so that the countless mafia games, etc. aren't popping up on the front page for folks who don't want to see them. Participants in these games are welcome to still do so. You simply need to opt-in to the forum (just like politics and in-state rivals). To do this, follow these instructions.

    Go to your "UserCP." Click "Groups and Memberships." Then join Gaming and Hobbies. Then you'll be set.

    Please post any questions that you have here. Thanks for your time. Again, these changes will take place late Sunday night/ Monday morning.



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Haters gon hate



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    EDIT: Changed my stance. I don't think this should move forward unless those that opt-in can still see the threads on their main forum. 1 or 2 threads on the main forum shouldn't require a change for a minority on this site.


    Quote Originally Posted by ISUAgronomist View Post
    If there's a way to make the opt-in still show on the main Forum page for those that use it that would likely make everyone warm and fuzzy. Opt-out won't see the threads at all.

    Set the default to opt-in so users can decide if they want to opt-out. Put a sticky thread in the Gaming & Groups forum with directions on how to opt-out.


    Last edited by ISUAgronomist; 07-08-2012 at 12:10 PM.



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Will these also no longer show up on the forums front page then even when you are opted in (like politics currently does?)

    Could we split the mafia type threads from actual 'gaming' like xbox games and such?


    Last edited by alarson; 07-06-2012 at 02:40 PM.

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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    This may have been asked before, but could the same thing happen with the CyBookies? Sometimes 3/4 of the main forum page is CyBookie events.



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisMWilliams View Post
    Fanatics -

    Due to the request of many, starting Monday morning users will have to opt-in to the Gaming & Groups thread here on CF.

    The reason for this is so that the countless mafia games, etc. aren't popping up on the front page for folks who don't want to see them. Participants in these games are welcome to still do so. You simply need to opt-in to the forum (just like politics and in-state rivals). To do this, follow these instructions.

    Go to your "UserCP." Click "Groups and Memberships." Then join Gaming and Hobbies. Then you'll be set.

    Please post any questions that you have here. Thanks for your time. Again, these changes will take place late Sunday night/ Monday morning.
    Will it actually work? I know in my case, I've opted out of the politics and rivals boards, but I still see them and can post in them.



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Will these also no longer show up on the forums front page then when you are opted in (like politics currently does?)

    Could we split the mafia type threads from actual 'gaming' like xbox games and such?
    This. I think having a "MAFIA" forum would be the best option. I still like to read xbox and other gaming threads.



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    You will all join the Mafia games........ (Obi-Wan Impression)



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    I think having a "MAFIA" forum would be the best option. I still like to read xbox and other gaming threads.
    This or make a Technology board that would encompass TV/Computer/Game Systems that isn't opt-in/out. Leave the "Gaming" forum for online games like Mafia and continue with the opt-in/out.





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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    I'm not really interested in adding forums at this point guys. I've done that numerous times and more often than not, the new forums see little to no traffic, examples being fantasy sports and Cyclone Hockey (we're going with these two forums starting Aug. 1 BTW).



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Will these also no longer show up on the forums front page then even when you are opted in (like politics currently does?)

    Could we split the mafia type threads from actual 'gaming' like xbox games and such?
    This forum will be set up just like the in-state rivals one currently is.



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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    That's it. I'm leaving the CF community and never coming back!

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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by JBone84 View Post
    This may have been asked before, but could the same thing happen with the CyBookies? Sometimes 3/4 of the main forum page is CyBookie events.
    +1


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    Re: GAMING & GROUPS THREAD - Will have to opt-in starting Monday

    Quote Originally Posted by JBone84 View Post
    This may have been asked before, but could the same thing happen with the CyBookies? Sometimes 3/4 of the main forum page is CyBookie events.
    What about an opt-in for meltdown threads? I thinks that's a good idea.



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