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Polar Bear
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Member since Oct 2009
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re: Once again.......Tech Board please?

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Please be patient. Dhillip is till mulling this over. He has a lot of mulling to do.


Is this a serious response...? I'm having difficulty construing it as a legitimate response, considering that it's impractical to think that it would require months for one to mull over this particular decision.

I'm not quite sure why we can't get a serious response on this topic.
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DaBeerz
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10571 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
Nah


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OMLandshark
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re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Turn the gaming board into a gaming and tech board.



No, that's retarded. Most people on there are talking about NCAA and first person shooters. Tech would completely clash with that, especially since its likely to become the science and tech board.


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OMLandshark
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re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Is this a serious response...? I'm having difficulty construing it as a legitimate response, considering that it's impractical to think that it would require months for one to mull over this particular decision.

I'm not quite sure why we can't get a serious response on this topic.



Seriously, they put up a Olympic and Hurricane Board instantly, why can't we just put up a tech board?


SG_Geaux
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Member since Aug 2004
53727 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
I support a tech board.


Polar Bear
Penn Fan
Member since Oct 2009
1800 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Seriously, they put up a Olympic and Hurricane Board instantly, why can't we just put up a tech board?


I don't understand it. We had a vocal minority crying out for a Music Board, and they had their wish granted. In fact, we have multiple groups each campaigning for their own board.

The difference with technology, however, is that there are actually a significant amount of threads created each day on the OT dealing with tech subjects.

It seems like it's all politics. If the answer is "no", then they really just need to say so.


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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Member since Jan 2011
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re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
Board request board


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Scoop
LSU Fan
Ecuador
Member since Sep 2005
30828 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
Bump.

Random check.....

25% of the threads on the OT at this moment are tech related.

It's always 4 or 5 out of 20 on page 1.

If there were no soccer board, does anyone think that at any random moment 1/4 of the threads on the OT would be soccer related?

Of course not.

Yet, soccer has a board.

No tech board?
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Kafka
New Orleans Saints Fan
Remember landscaping the Alamo
Member since Jul 2007
79096 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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soccer has a board.

No tech board?


1) people don't mind associating with tech fans

2) people don't want to associate with soccer fans

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Scoop
LSU Fan
Ecuador
Member since Sep 2005
30828 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
You make solid points. The wannabe Euro trash probably need safe harbor.


Spirit of Dunson
Columbia Fan
Member since Mar 2007
22102 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
Serious question, but what is wrong with tech posts on the OT? Why does it need it's own board?

If I have an electrical question, which board does it go on?


Hugo Stiglitz
USA Fan
Germany
Member since Oct 2010
61563 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
Even with a Tech Board, I would still go to the OT with my tech questions.

I feel like I would get a better variety of advice.

Just my opinion.


Spirit of Dunson
Columbia Fan
Member since Mar 2007
22102 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Even with a Tech Board, I would still go to the OT with my tech questions. I feel like I would get a better variety of advice. Just my opinion.
I agree. Plus, people that post tech questions on the tech board will lose potential expertise or good advice from people on the OT that won't frequent the tech board.
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Cs
Member since Aug 2008
4279 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Serious question, but what is wrong with tech posts on the OT? Why does it need it's own board?


Why is there a dedicated board for music? Or movies? Or gaming? Or food?

The OT is a digital cesspool that dampens and buries any thread that has the potential for legitimate, meaningful discussion. If any subject is deserving of having its own board, it's undoubtedly technology (perhaps only seconded by politics).

And given that tech posts saturate the OT on a daily basis, it's curious why there isn't a dedicated place on this website dedicated to such discussions.


Cs
Member since Aug 2008
4279 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Plus, people that post tech questions on the tech board will lose potential expertise or good advice from people on the OT that won't frequent the tech board.


I disagree. They'll actually get help from people who are passionate and knowledgeable about technology, and want to talk about it.

As opposed to having their question buried by a surfeit of WYHI and LNST threads.
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Spirit of Dunson
Columbia Fan
Member since Mar 2007
22102 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Why is there a dedicated board for music? Or movies? Or gaming? Or food?
I wasn't a fan of those boards either.
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The OT is a digital cesspool that dampens and buries any thread that has the potential for legitimate, meaningful discussion.
Flattery will get you everywhere. I've had very serious conversations there.
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If any subject is deserving of having its own board, it's undoubtedly technology (perhaps only seconded by politics).
that's just, like, your opinion, man.


Polar Bear
Penn Fan
Member since Oct 2009
1800 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
At the appropriate time, all they need to do is convert the HIB into the Technology Board.

It would probably take all of one minute to accomplish.

This post was edited on 9/5 at 8:04 pm


hawgfaninc
Stanford Fan
Member since Nov 2011
22770 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
Let's think of possible reasons as to why the head fowl has not allowed a tech/science board yet...

Possibly not able to free up an admin to monitor it adequately atm



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TigerGman
LSU Fan
Center of the Universe
Member since Sep 2006
5179 posts
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re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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Even with a Tech Board, I would still go to the OT with my tech questions.

I feel like I would get a better variety of advice.

Just my opinion.



The problem is lot of good tech post are gone in an hour. THey get drowned out by how do you wipe your arse post, sitting up or standing down?

A tech board things would stay up and the advice would go up exponentially and cut down on the repetitive tech questions.
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Hugo Stiglitz
USA Fan
Germany
Member since Oct 2010
61563 posts

re: Once again.......Tech Board please?
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The problem is lot of good tech post are gone in an hour. THey get drowned out by how do you wipe your arse post, sitting up or standing down?

A tech board things would stay up and the advice would go up exponentially and cut down on the repetitive tech questions.

I see your point and I have nothing against a tech board.

I'm just saying my tech questions are usually pretty simple and I can get a very quick and exhaustive answer on the OT as opposed to a slower tech board.

However, I understand simple tech questions like mine are not the only thing a tech board would satisfy.





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