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Old 02-21-2009, 10:16 AM   #8
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I think it's interesting the instant reaction some people seem to have towards sub-boards. Yes, if you enter these forums by the index and we don't have links to sub-boards on the index page like some forums do, then it's an extra click from the start, but other than that it's not that big of a deal. I think most people, if they really thought about it would vote for a general sub-board while keeping the main board just for ads. Yes, on the surface it may seem backwards, but from a usability standpoint it makes the most sense I believe. The board is predominantly made up of ads so why make most people click through to a sub-board to access them. Conversely, few threads here are not about ads and so they quickly get drowned out by all the ads. I think it would make a lot of sense, therefore, to create a sub-board for those general threads so people interested in checking out just general threads about online leagues can easily browse just them.

For example, the other day I was looking for something to do with administrating online leagues and I wanted to make sure I got as much info as possible, not just what a search would bring up. Thankfully, with the commish board it was so much easier to quickly go through all the threads to find out if anybody had something to say about what I was interested in. Back before there was that board that task would have been a ridiculously arduous one. Now my query wouldn't be the same as someone's who was just interested in non-commish, non-ad threads, but without the threads categorized like commish ones are, one would most likely just not bother. To me that says this place, as currently organized, isn't as useful as it can be and it would be pretty simple to improve it while not at all inconveniencing the majority of the viewers here most of the time who are primarily interested in ad threads.

The thing, though, is there's really not that many of those other threads so it's not a huge deal either way, but IMO it would at least be a small net improvement. Keep in mind that I'm thinking newcomers to online leagues would be most interested in these topics which makes it even more of a benefit to us.

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what's ootp online?
http://www.ootpdevelopments.com/boar...ht=ootp+online

http://www.ootpdevelopments.com/boar...ht=ootp+online
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