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Old 05-08-2010, 08:30 AM   #1
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Is the Latest Posts box at the top of the forum a good thing...or does it encourage you to only check out the latest happenings and ignore the rest of the forum?

I for one tend to only check out latest post.

But I think that taking it down might stunt conversations because of forum size.

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Old 05-08-2010, 08:34 AM   #2
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I rarely go to the root of the forum. Usually Quicklink> Today's post. But it doesn't bother me either.
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Old 05-08-2010, 08:38 AM   #3
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I use the Active threads link at the top left when I've been away for a while:

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If I'm on and surfing/working I usually monitor latest. If that was gone I would just refresh Latest posts.
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Old 05-08-2010, 08:42 AM   #4
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Is the Latest Posts box at the top of the forum a good thing...or does it encourage you to only check out the latest happenings and ignore the rest of the forum?

I for one tend to only check out latest post.

But I think that taking it down might stunt conversations because of forum size.

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I think that it may stunt the conversations myself.
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Old 05-08-2010, 01:12 PM   #5
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DONT GET RID OF IT!!!

im here pretty much daily, so i use that or "new posts" and i never miss anything
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Old 05-08-2010, 01:18 PM   #6
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DONT GET RID OF IT!!!

im here pretty much daily, so i use that or "new posts" and i never miss anything
Thinks it's staying for the time being
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Old 05-08-2010, 02:16 PM   #7
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Agreed, I like it how it is set up now. Makes it easy to see recent updates.
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thats all i use is "new posts" so if you take it away i will be lost......
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i love it, but i also dig through the sub forums when i know i haven't been on in a while to see what i've missed. it's good the way it is
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also i do miss being able to see what time the post was made in that latest post window, it changed recently
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