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What do you think about the new forums?

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What do you think about the new forums?
Posted by Admin on Monday, July 7, 2003 7:48 AM
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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, July 7, 2003 11:15 AM
I'll have a better idea once they're up and running for a few days. Hope we can keep the switches lined up for main line travel, with a minimum of sidetracking. Thanks.
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Posted by GerFust on Monday, July 7, 2003 11:30 AM
I like that we can see all the replies at once, but it is hard to see who is replying to what, exactly, since the "tree" structure is lost. I also like that we can talk to each other off-line and chat, but would like another way to see profiles other than trough forum postings.
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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, July 8, 2003 8:27 PM
Iam very pleased with the new forum easy to get around to,nice set -up will be more of an active participant of the new forum
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 9, 2003 2:48 AM
I love the new forums.The old forum threads were too hard to
follow. I'm looking forward to participating now.Are the standards for
content, language,attitude etc. going to be as high as they are for the
Finescale forums? Sure hope so it's great . Thanks for the changes![8D]
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Posted by jamesedwbradley on Thursday, July 10, 2003 1:53 PM
New forum(S) certainly improved since one can now see all the replies together; lack of this plus the slow (10-sec) response time made me drop all use of trains.com forums in past; now will be able to use but why are you still the slowest response?
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Posted by Anonymous on Monday, July 14, 2003 12:01 AM
I think the new forums are great.How is it i have been registered here for over a year and never knew the forum existed? Has it always been in plain sight?
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 3:55 PM
I like its simplicity. That, and the fact that it uses the same configuration as a number of other forums out there, which makes it a lot easier to navigate.
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Posted by Anonymous on Wednesday, July 16, 2003 4:24 PM
I think they are terrible. It takes too long to get in and navigate the site. I was interested in the magainze articles, not a discussion forum.
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Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, July 17, 2003 9:46 PM
Its a new thing and its encouraging. Another train place to 'snoop' around!!
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Posted by Anonymous on Friday, July 18, 2003 2:57 PM
Originally posted by Admin

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[/Althout it could be sligthly time comsuming to move from one forum to another I guess the basic structure for the forums is good. For people like me that sometimes moves from modelling tips to prototype info to history gaps it is really good. Please excuse my English, but it is not my mother tongue.]
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Posted by Anonymous on Tuesday, July 29, 2003 4:59 AM
Love the magazines, have for years--you all are the best in railroad publishing--but your whole web site, forums included is VERY slow-loading. That's why I just don't visit you online very often. Would like to come here more often, but it's too frustrating.
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Posted by JimYoung on Wednesday, August 6, 2003 11:55 AM
Looks good to me. Ya never know who you'll meet or what you'll learn unless some sort of forum is available--- and we use it.

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