Please remove irrelevant sticky threads

Discussion in 'Feedback Forum' started by rickkkyrich, May 19, 2011.

  1. rickkkyrich

    rickkkyrich Guest

    Please remove all irrelevant sticky threads from all forums.
  2. Super-Admin

    Super-Admin Administrator Staff Member

    @Rickky - They will be removed.
  3. rickkkyrich

    rickkkyrich Guest

    and there's no sticky thread to help newbie's with buying guitar... Both for Electric and Acoustic.. Which is the most asked question here at IGT...
    I donno who made useless threads sticky...
  4. Super-Admin

    Super-Admin Administrator Staff Member

    @Rickky - I have no idea either, since I was away from forum for a real long time, and also the previous management had their own points, which is definitely right according to them and I'd not debate about.

    However, I agree with your point that a lot of most asked questions should be answered in FAQ and sticky should be those threads, which need immediate attention. This will be resolved in the next couple of weeks, as I said a lot of changes will be rolled in, but rolling them all at once is not advisable ..

    Mean while did you check this thread :

    Cheers :)
  5. avin7000

    avin7000 New Member

    one more request - reduce ads ! atleast in post bits. they are too irritating :mad:
  6. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Previous stickies were based on arbitrary decision made by moderators who themselves couldn't play even DDLJ tune.

    The results are expected.
  7. rickkkyrich

    rickkkyrich Guest

    I think based on the points(IGT Plaza) people earned, they made threads exchange.. you make my thread sticky and i'll make yours..
  8. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Which ads? Where?
    In fact having small discrete ads might be good, it may allow you to increase the bandwidth of the forum - and thus allow embedding of videos etc.
  9. Super-Admin

    Super-Admin Administrator Staff Member

    @Avin - Right now we are running less ads. I think you are talking about inlink ads, which should not affect regular guys who log in almost everyday, coz they know which one's are adverts and which are not.

    A solution to this is might well be to offer premium membership for those who want to get rid of ads. Low cost premium will get rid of ads and give premium services too...

    We do need to keep the ads running, as they help us maintain day-to-day expenses. A highly popular forum like IGT consumes a lot of bandwidth :( and hence the overhead costs. And to add to it, yearly software licenses cost quite a bit :).

    @Alpha n Rick - The rationale for having those sticky threads as stickies is not rationale according the new management ... We strongly believe stickies are those that should guide people in building better community and not for updating individuals 'status'. So it'll definitely be taken care of :)

    @ Alpha - You are right, adverts help us make IGT a better community. Embedding videos is a real cool feature, and I'm sure a lot of guys who record their work would want to get feed back. Provisions will be made soon ...
  10. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

  11. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Heck, another grip I have about is this "Similar Thread" if you scroll down the page.
    Out of 5 => only 3 seem to be relevant.
  12. Super-Admin

    Super-Admin Administrator Staff Member

    @Alpha - I have no words ... just tears :p .. things will change :D Thanks for that link, had a good laugh ;)
  13. alpha1

    alpha1 I BLUES!

    Eeks, it just occurred to me that you may be Lord_neo in a new avatar!
    The ownership changed hands during the "great decline" period of IGT.
    (I don't think that it was really a great decline - just that forum regulars, and their forum activity decreased)

    And now the ownership is back with the previous ppl.
    That should mean Neo.
  14. Super-Admin

    Super-Admin Administrator Staff Member

    @Alpha - if you were to trust me - I'm definitely not Neo or so called Lord_Neo.

    I've personally not interacted with Neo, never got a chance actually ...

    In fact I'm trying to validate if the reasons given to me on why some of the old regular users were banned was true. So far, after having heard about from two guys, the previous management seems to have been very strict on issues :) ..

    That's all I'd like to say in my defense :)

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