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View Poll Results: What to do about the number of Forums?
Don't change a thing! 11 22.45%
I want more Forums, not less! 1 2.04%
There are way too many Forums! 15 30.61%
There are a few too many Forums! 7 14.29%
What ever you want to do! 15 30.61%
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Old 12-20-2009, 05:23 PM
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I mostly read the new posts anyway and anything with streamers . You guys run the show. Thanks for asking. Lone Star
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The classifieds, fly tying, and the forums outside the US could all be condensed a bit. However, I really frequent three or four forums and the fact the others exist do not hinder my ability to find or post information. But whatever you think Frank. I have complete trust. Either way it is nice to know you guys care enough to ask. Good work.
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I voted whatever you want to do. I shift thru only those that have interest on in my area anyway. You do have a nice variety for all however. Sincerely.....Mike
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If you really want to reduce the number of forums (thought I do not think it is a serious problem as is) I would suggest consolidating. Some logical places look to be: taking the entire FAQ section and divvying all those and making them permanent "sticky" threads at the top of their prospective forums. For example there is a "casting" FAQ which could go live in "The Fly Cast" general discussion forum. The "tying" FAQ forum is the busiest one with all of 50 posts, I believe that is because if someone is looking for info on tying they will go to the Tying forum and ask a question.

Seems like there are a lot of Classifieds and they don't get used much, can you consolidate there? The ebay forum is enormously popular, and I think it is a pretty sweet link, but honesty, I just went and clicked on the "rods for sale" forum and there are like 100 pages. If I am seriously looking for a rod on ebay, I want to search for some specifics and not see every rod available. But it is popular.

Then after you rearrange the geographical areas, move that block up a little bit and I think everything will be great.

This is a great site Frank, and mostly because of all the info. It is better to have a lot of forum to keep this apart than too few that are cluttered.

My 2 Cents! Thanks.
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Old 10-13-2010, 07:58 AM
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Hi Dean,

Thanks for your suggestions. I might be able to do something with the FAQ, I will take a look. I am looking at all of the forums.

Only Moderators can post to the FAQ section and that is why you see so few Threads/Post. When the same question is asked many times the answer goes into the FAQ. This way a Moderator can go right to the answer and post a link to the responce. Some are used a lot and some are seldom used.

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