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    In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    This won't be a final decision, but the mod team is looking for input from everyone. A poll will follow and it will be public.

    Question: Should the in-state rivals forum show on the front page?


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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    So, before I vote, why shouldn't it? Serious question...



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    No more hawkeyes on the font page!!!


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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    Quote Originally Posted by egami View Post
    So, before I vote, why shouldn't it? Serious question...
    The number of complaints we have gotten has increased. That is why we are asking the question.


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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    Opt-in would be nice,


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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    Quote Originally Posted by chadm View Post
    The number of complaints we have gotten has increased. That is why we are asking the question.
    Right, so specifically...what is the issue, I guess is what I am getting at. :)



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    My preference is that it should be opt-in, like politics.

    I understand that people who opt-in want to see it on their front page. Why would that not be possible? Can we not do dynamic front pages by member?



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    I think it may be a good idea to have only ISU related forums appear on the front page.

    Or alternatively, to have a separate page that only shows recent thread activity for all ISU related forums.



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    My preference is that it should be opt-in, like politics.

    I understand that people who opt-in want to see it on their front page. Why would that not be possible? Can we not do dynamic front pages by member?
    I like this idea too.



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    I think two of the main reasons are to limit flame posts and they have a tendency to digress into arguments that stay on the front page for a long time keeping the front page less "fresh". I am also in favor of an opt-in.

    Edit: I would also be very happy with it being like the Gaming/Groups forum.


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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    I don't think it's needs to be opt-in like the Politics/Religion forum, but like Gaming/Groups would be fine.



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    It's mostly flame bait anyway. I'm in favor of not seeing a thread bounce around the front page for a week after every Hawk arrest.



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    I don't have a problem with it being on the front page, everyone is free to click on what they want and ignore the rest.



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    Sounds like people are getting their panties in a bunch over something that isn't that big of a deal to me.



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    Re: In-State Rivals forum..... you vote

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    I don't think it's needs to be opt-in like the Politics/Religion forum, but like Gaming/Groups would be fine.
    That works for me as well.

    I think the opt-in is only of use if Jeremy can create the front page by member, and the only way to know what to show would be what a member has opted into.

    If he can do this, I'd prefer that we have an opt in for gaming - I'd like that to show on my frontpage.



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