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Cs
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)

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hmmm... is there a reason that ZERO admins have responded to this thread yet?


When I created this thread, I actually thought I would have received a response within a few days...


fr33manator
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
It makes too much sense?


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Cs
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Mid week update.

Data for this set was collected from 3/19/12 (12:00 AM) to today, 3/21/12 (1:00 PM).


During this time period, there were 40 threads created or discussed involving science/technology, 23* threads created or discussed on topics involving music, and 22 threads created or discussed involving health/fitness.

* = there were actually a total of 21 unique music threads for this time period, as two of the threads were repeats on the same topic, and were never removed, as shown below (311 tickets, Black Keys concert in NO).


Science and Technology (40 threads)





Music (23 threads)





Health and Fitness (22 threads)



fr33manator
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Are you really expecting sense and excellent, objective research to be considered?
I wish it would be, as it makes sense, but you have too many cheerleaders for the other two. Oh well


Cs
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Well, I think it's time to shut the campaign down. I actually don't think any of the admins have even clicked on this thread.

The vocal minority for the music board has been granted their wish, I think, due to the mutual interest on the part of the admin(s) to see such a board incorporated. This shouldn't come as a surprise, as there are a few boards on this site that certainly weren't created due to vociferous demand from the users (soccer, fantasy sports), but instead were created simply because select admins wanted to open such boards.

So, it doesn't matter how compelling the data may be, as one's own interests and agenda typically obfuscate and distort the reality of the situation.



Joe
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
I just want to stop by in favor of this board


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UWGDAWG
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
hey i appreciate the hard work


macatak911
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
+1


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Mr. Hangover
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
this is a shame


Polar Bear
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Since the Music Board is now live, this board should be the next to become a reality...


Cs
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
I can't attain any more comparison data now that the Music Board is open.

I suppose I could collect data for just Health/Fitness vs Science/Technology, but I think we all know what that would look like.


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Jumbeauxlaya
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
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The vocal minority for the music board has been granted their wish, I think, due to the mutual interest on the part of the admin(s) to see such a board incorporated. This shouldn't come as a surprise, as there are a few boards on this site that certainly weren't created due to vociferous demand from the users (soccer, fantasy sports), but instead were created simply because select admins wanted to open such boards.


I tend to agree, as I see music as the least discussed topics of the potential boards (before this thread I mean)


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Cs
Member since Aug 2008
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Screenshots below are all of the science/technology threads that have been posted on the OT in the last 4 days.

The demand is certainly there, but it's not a vocal demand. The demand comes from the high volume of science/tech posts that are submitted every day to the OT. While campaigns for other boards may have a highly vociferous minority, the other topics simply don't have sufficient thread totals to justify dedicated boards.

And, as mentioned multiple times, the board would have dualistic utility in that it would actually serve as an aid to those in need of tech help.








hawgfaninc
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
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Science/Technology board

fwiw i support this

more boards = fulfilling more peoples interests = more people on tigerdroppings = more opinions to garner knowledge and info from = profit
This post was edited on 4/20 at 10:31 pm


Cs
Member since Aug 2008
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
8/1 update. This post was actually inspired by the "other viable boards" thread on the OT. So, I went through the OT and collected all of the Technology threads that have been created over the past week, which totaled 94.

Also, I changed the title of the thread since it seems more likely that a "Technology" board will become a reality as opposed to a "Science/Technology" board. And I believe a month or so ago, one of the admins mentioned that a Dhilip was "mulling over" the idea of a Technology board. Hopefully we can get an update...

Below are all of the Tech threads that were published on the OT over the past week (94 total).







This post was edited on 8/1 at 5:06 pm


TheRig
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Hey I see my iPhone group messaging thread!

I require a royalty tax to use my name for your argument b/c I don't want a technology board.


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Iona Fan Man
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
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Cs


deserves an award


Polar Bear
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re: An argument for a Technology board (8/1 update - a continuing trend)
Deserves an answer.

I'm surprised no admin has responded to this thread.


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Byron Bojangles III
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We need this


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