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Old 02-10-2014, 05:59 AM
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Damned if you do, damned if you don't.

I've seen reproaches for resurrecting old threads.

I've seen reproaches for opening new threads when an old thread already discusses the topic.

I personally have no objection to either. I find that people who ask "the same thing again" usually have a slightly different angle. I find that people who resurrect old threads usually have something new to say, and adding it to an old thread means people who previously posted on the subject don't need to repeat themselves if they don't want to.

I prefer to keep the system such that it allows maximum options. We're adults here and we're capable of deciding for ourselves which threads we want to follow. I've got enough silencing and freedom suppression from the Harper government, I don't need it here too.
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Old 02-12-2014, 03:16 AM
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Amen to that.
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Old 02-24-2014, 04:53 PM
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There sure is a lot of filler here lol, are there a lot of arguments on these threads?
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Old 02-25-2014, 02:44 AM
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Hmmm, one man's filler is another man's substance.

Nah, we don't have arguments! just spirited discussions.
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Old 02-25-2014, 02:50 AM
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There sure is a lot of filler here lol, are there a lot of arguments on these threads?
I don't even know what you mean by this.
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Old 03-13-2014, 01:49 AM
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I personally thinks it's better to post in an old thread rather than start a new one. I mean, by posting in an old thread, you've got the rest of the previous discussion right there, whereas in a new thread people have to chop and change. Also, by starting a new thread, you are just adding another thread, crowding the forums. Probably not too much of an issue here, but I'm on some other very large boards, and it can lead to having a dozen threads all about the one thing.
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Old 03-13-2014, 01:26 PM
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Another pro that occurs to me because it just happened: Old threads show up in your subscription feed, which is always the first area I check. So it's more likely to be noticed by people who already believe it's interesting and/or relevant.

Another con: If I'm not already subscribed, I tend to ignore new posts on really old threads with lots of pages, especially if I'm new to a board, because I don't want to take the time to read all the pages (especially at the 40 posts per page I have set).
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