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mcan
02-15-2006, 03:26 PM
OK, so the DC forum made sense because there were a bunch of annoying political threads and those people were pretty active and exclusionary. I was a little dissapointed to see that forum created because now I hardly ever actually go over there to participate, and I was one of the crossover people that actually enjoyed rapping political AND talking football.


But now it's getting crazy, and a lot of these forums have just a couple posts a day and even though the topic is cool, they aren't very active... I can think of a couple of the 'music' threads that would be over 100 posts if they were over here, and we all would enjoy them... So why exclude them? Same thing with the Gilbert Brown Zone, and the Tech stuff...

I'm just voicing my opinion. If everybody likes the mulitple forum format, then I'll shut up. But I seem to recall that there was about a 50/50 split and a big debate over creating the DC forum in the first place. Now I look and there is a new one being created all the time.

DRAFTPLANET??????? Why the hell would we want to boot FOOTBALL TALK off the main lounge? I think it's getting a little dumb...

signed,
Matt McCann

beavis
02-15-2006, 03:29 PM
DRAFTPLANET??????? Why the hell would we want to boot FOOTBALL TALK off the main lounge? I think it's getting a little dumb...
That's the only one I really don't understand. All the political crap was really starting to annoy people. The board is 100% better off with it not being on the main page.

JimNasium
02-15-2006, 03:30 PM
Would the mods please move this thread to the "Too many forums" forum? Thanks.

Dunit35
02-15-2006, 03:36 PM
I did notice the Casinoplanet forum got removed. Understandable considering there wasn't anything going on in there. I'm guessing it will be put back on when season begins.

Calcountry
02-15-2006, 03:36 PM
Yeah, we need to have a special forum for "I love X#z" threads.

tk13
02-15-2006, 03:37 PM
I'm not sure what to think about the draft one either. I mean if you want to move topics there for "storage" that's cool but now we're at the point where it's a large part of the offseason chatter.

JBucc
02-15-2006, 03:38 PM
All the subforums are getting a little out of hand

Phobia
02-15-2006, 03:41 PM
This place has gone to hell since Phobia left.

Calcountry
02-15-2006, 03:43 PM
This place has gone to hell since Phobia left.Yeah, I have heard of that dude. People start threads about him all the time. Just who the heck was he anyway?

foxman
02-15-2006, 03:43 PM
I like the music & Picture forum out side of the lounge myself. The others....I have never been too.

Phobia
02-15-2006, 03:45 PM
Yeah, I have heard of that dude. People start threads about him all the time. Just who the heck was he anyway?
Total dip. I'm glad he's gone.

Dunit35
02-15-2006, 03:45 PM
Nevermind...the casinoplanet didn't get removed...it just got moved.

Dunit35
02-15-2006, 03:45 PM
This place has gone to hell since Phobia left.

Atleast you said before someone else had the chance to say it.

tk13
02-15-2006, 03:50 PM
This place has gone to hell since Phobia left.
I know, somebody whacked my sig. I didn't realize it was that bad. 4-5 years of good behavior, coulda just told me it was like 10 pixels too big and I would've fixed it in 15 seconds. But no, gotta go all tyrant on me... I'm hacked off, I'm going to Wild Bill's Warpaint Coalition.

ENDelt260
02-15-2006, 04:15 PM
Heh... I wonder if the guy whacking sigs to free up screen real estate is the same one creating all the subforums.

Nah... that would be silly.

jspchief
02-15-2006, 04:22 PM
I know the subject of the draft forum came up and it got a lot of support. Now that it's the only thing football related to talk about, it seems like a bad idea.

Personally, I don't care. It's one extra click, and if you're not smart enough to find it you probably don't have anything worthwhile to add anyway.

mcan
02-15-2006, 04:44 PM
I guess I'd be cool with keeping DC, since a lot of people were annoyed... And of course, the pic lounge helps people who are at work not get busted. I'd even say that the "tech" forum serves a purpose because those threads drop quickly on the main forum and it sucks if you're one of those guys and you have to search for a particular thread....



But I think, Gilbert Brown, Draft, and Music should get put back on the main lounge. Those kinds of threads used to be really popular back in the day I think they helped make Chiefsplanet a really cool place. Now, if you have something to talk about, you have to figure out where to put it, and GOD FORBID you put it in the wrong place or you get yelled at or it gets moved, and instead of discussing the subject it becomes an argument over where you SHOULD have posted it.

Hoover
02-15-2006, 04:56 PM
I thought the Draft Forum was a good Idea to to keep information about players. I didn't think its creations ment that we could no longer have draft discussions on the main board, I get pissed when they are moved to that fourm.

I thought it was a place for people who did research on players could keep that info without it falling off the first page, kind of like a reference book.

mcan
02-15-2006, 05:07 PM
I thought the Draft Forum was a good Idea to to keep information about players. I didn't think its creations ment that we could no longer have draft discussions on the main board, I get pissed when they are moved to that fourm.

I thought it was a place for people who did research on players could keep that info without it falling off the first page, kind of like a reference book.


See THAT would be cool... But eventually we're gonna have so many forums for common topics that the Main Page will end up a series of nothing but complaints and gay jokes...

ArrowheadHawk
02-15-2006, 05:14 PM
i think we need more forums

Bob Dole
02-15-2006, 06:37 PM
Per Phobia's instructions, Bob Dole doesn't move anything but DC-worthy topics until they've fallen off the first few pages.

It's been fairly common knowledge since early 2002 that Bob Dole is nothing but Phobia's puppet.

Skip Towne
02-15-2006, 06:44 PM
We need an Endelt and Mer forum. Those threads are really annoying.

Tribal Warfare
02-15-2006, 06:44 PM
I like the draft forum, but absolutely hate the music forum. I believe that place is a going a little bit overboard

QuikSsurfer
02-15-2006, 07:41 PM
Would the mods please move this thread to the "Too many forums" forum? Thanks.

LOL

QuikSsurfer
02-15-2006, 07:43 PM
I like the draft forum, but absolutely hate the music forum. I believe that place is a going a little bit overboard

doesn't help when everyone's music preference revolves around, what's their names, system of a back and nickledown :)

milkman
02-15-2006, 07:46 PM
I know the subject of the draft forum came up and it got a lot of support. Now that it's the only thing football related to talk about, it seems like a bad idea.

Personally, I don't care. It's one extra click, and if you're not smart enough to find it you probably don't have anything worthwhile to add anyway.

I agree with you.

I really believe that draft talk should be on the main page, at least from the end of the season until after the draft.

But it's not hard to find so it ain't nuthin' but a thang.

Mark M
02-15-2006, 09:00 PM
It's been fairly common knowledge since early 2002 that Bob Dole is nothing but Phobia's puppet.

Is that because he controls your actions, or because he has his hand up your ass?

MM
~~ :p

Saulbadguy
02-15-2006, 09:03 PM
I want a college sports forum.

Skip Towne
02-15-2006, 09:07 PM
I want a college sports forum.
You'd be the only one in it. College sports belong on the main page. Well, except for K-State that is.

Chiefnj
02-15-2006, 09:09 PM
If the draft forum didn't exist there would be brand new posts about the same exact topic everyday because the "Gabe Watson" thread would drop a few pages every night. It's nice to have the popular day topics on the front page without having to wade through pages of crap.

ENDelt260
02-15-2006, 09:27 PM
We need an Endelt and Mer forum. Those threads are really annoying.
This IS the Endelt and Mer forum. Duh.

Mr. Kotter
02-15-2006, 09:37 PM
You'd be the only one in it. College sports belong on the main page. Well, except for K-State that is.

K-State is now a college, not just a beautician school? Wow. :hmmm:

Halfcan
02-15-2006, 10:19 PM
We need a movie forum with all the movie reviews.

Logical
02-15-2006, 10:52 PM
OK, so the DC forum made sense because there were a bunch of annoying political threads and those people were pretty active and exclusionary. I was a little dissapointed to see that forum created because now I hardly ever actually go over there to participate, and I was one of the crossover people that actually enjoyed rapping political AND talking football.


But now it's getting crazy, and a lot of these forums have just a couple posts a day and even though the topic is cool, they aren't very active... I can think of a couple of the 'music' threads that would be over 100 posts if they were over here, and we all would enjoy them... So why exclude them? Same thing with the Gilbert Brown Zone, and the Tech stuff...

I'm just voicing my opinion. If everybody likes the mulitple forum format, then I'll shut up. But I seem to recall that there was about a 50/50 split and a big debate over creating the DC forum in the first place. Now I look and there is a new one being created all the time.

DRAFTPLANET??????? Why the hell would we want to boot FOOTBALL TALK off the main lounge? I think it's getting a little dumb...

signed,
Matt McCann:clap: I agree, we can keep DC separate but get rid of the other forums and bring it all back home.

greg63
02-16-2006, 01:26 AM
Would the mods please move this thread to the "Too many forums" forum? Thanks.


ROFLROFLROFLROFL

|Zach|
02-16-2006, 01:34 AM
Too many forums.

Deberg_1990
02-16-2006, 01:49 AM
We need a Reality_TV_Planet forum...

banyon
02-16-2006, 01:55 AM
I really think we need to add a "Ty Law" forum.

Guru
02-16-2006, 02:05 AM
I really think we need to add a "Ty Law" forum.

Ty who?

Nightwish
02-16-2006, 02:30 AM
OK, so the DC forum made sense because there were a bunch of annoying political threads and those people were pretty active and exclusionary. I was a little dissapointed to see that forum created because now I hardly ever actually go over there to participate, and I was one of the crossover people that actually enjoyed rapping political AND talking football.


But now it's getting crazy, and a lot of these forums have just a couple posts a day and even though the topic is cool, they aren't very active... I can think of a couple of the 'music' threads that would be over 100 posts if they were over here, and we all would enjoy them... So why exclude them? Same thing with the Gilbert Brown Zone, and the Tech stuff...

I'm just voicing my opinion. If everybody likes the mulitple forum format, then I'll shut up. But I seem to recall that there was about a 50/50 split and a big debate over creating the DC forum in the first place. Now I look and there is a new one being created all the time.

DRAFTPLANET??????? Why the hell would we want to boot FOOTBALL TALK off the main lounge? I think it's getting a little dumb...

signed,
Matt McCann
I have no problem with the multi-forum format. Most of the bulletin boards I participate on have about twice as many. They are good for organization. As fast as threads advance in the Lounge, if a thread goes unposted on for even a few hours, it'll easy slip past notice and you may have to sift through five or six pages of threads to find it again. I think threads on the Lounge are more likely to be consigned to oblivion earlier than in some of the other forums, simply because there's too much work involved to search for them.

mcan
02-16-2006, 02:36 AM
I have no problem with the multi-forum format. Most of the bulletin boards I participate on have about twice as many. They are good for organization. As fast as threads advance in the Lounge, if a thread goes unposted on for even a few hours, it'll easy slip past notice and you may have to sift through five or six pages of threads to find it again. I think threads on the Lounge are more likely to be consigned to oblivion earlier than in some of the other forums, simply because there's too much work involved to search for them.


Yeah, but the flip side of that coin is that only 1 out of every 80 people even LOOK at the cool threads on the other boards. And for good reason. There isn't any action in those forums (except DC) and even that's not as hot as it used to be. During peak hours it's not uncommon to have over 100 people viewing the Lounge and just a half dozen or so on the alternative threads. All it's doing is bringing the boards overall popularity down by putting potentially good threads somewhere where most won't ever bother to see them.

patteeu
02-16-2006, 06:39 AM
The idea of multiple forums always sounds appealing because it gives people a sense of organization, but I've always thought it was a bad idea. As easy as it is to hop from subforum to subforum, people just don't do it that much. The halcyon days for this place were when nearly everything was in a single forum.

It would be the best of both worlds if threads could be created with a topic category tag and users were able to either view all threads as if they were in a single forum or filter them to only look at "music" or "football" or "politics" threads, if that was all they were interested in.

ChiefsPlanet used to be different from all the other forums, not just because of it's "almost anything goes" moderation policies, but because such a wide variety of topics were all intermingled in a single, crazy, free-for-all of a forum. It still has the same moderation policy, but it's moving in the wrong direction with all the subforums. IMO

Gaz
02-16-2006, 07:23 AM
I agree that draft talk should be in the main forum. It is football, after all.

As far as the music and tech forums are concerned, I do not really care. The tech forum was originally created to keep “help me” threads from falling off the page. Seems to me the sub-forum serves that purpose. But if no one looks there, it might as well slide off the page.

I would prefer that the picture forum remain separate. Work issues.

As jspchief pointed out, if you are not smart enough to find a sub-forum, you probably are not smart enough to contribute anything useful anyway.

In fact, as long as the DC Forum remains permanently separate from the Lounge, I have no strong feelings on the sub-forum issue.

Really, if we had the IGNORE THIS THREAD option I have been begging for there would be no need for any sub-forums.

xoxo~
Gaz
Firmly ambivalent.

Boozer
02-16-2006, 07:44 AM
This thread would be more appropriate in ComplaintPlanet. After it falls of the front page, it will be moved there. In the future, please try to confine similar threads to that board.

Mr. Kotter
02-16-2006, 08:24 AM
I agree that draft talk should be in the main forum. It is football, after all.
....

I'm kinda thinking the same thing.

Hey, Scott/Parker/Brian...

How about we "sticky" one main Draft thread in the Lounge? :hmmm:

greg63
02-16-2006, 08:34 AM
I agree that draft talk should be in the main forum. It is football, after all.

As far as the music and tech forums are concerned, I do not really care. The tech forum was originally created to keep “help me” threads from falling off the page. Seems to me the sub-forum serves that purpose. But if no one looks there, it might as well slide off the page.

I would prefer that the picture forum remain separate. Work issues.

As jspchief pointed out, if you are not smart enough to find a sub-forum, you probably are not smart enough to contribute anything useful anyway.

In fact, as long as the DC Forum remains permanently separate from the Lounge, I have no strong feelings on the sub-forum issue.

Really, if we had the IGNORE THIS THREAD option I have been begging for there would be no need for any sub-forums.

xoxo~
Gaz
Firmly ambivalent.



I think there should be a Gaz forum. :D

Gaz
02-16-2006, 08:39 AM
I think there should be a Gaz forum. :D

The whole world is a Gaz forum.

I just allow you to live there.

xoxo~
Gaz
Kindly landlord.

Inspector
02-16-2006, 08:44 AM
I'm still waiting for the yogurt forum.

Yoplait strawberry...mmmm....

greg63
02-16-2006, 08:47 AM
The whole world is a Gaz forum.

I just allow you to live there.

xoxo~
Gaz
Kindly landlord.


ROFL
...Very gracious of you too.

htismaqe
02-16-2006, 09:06 AM
1) The Draft forum was created BY USER REQUEST. Feel free to discuss the draft in the main forum. After a thread starts to stagnate, it will be moved to the Draft forum. You've NEVER BEEN confined to talking about the draft only in that forum. That forum is provided as a service to those of us who don't want to wade through 4 pages of poop threads to find a thread about Tamba Hali that's only THIRTY HOURS OLD. We talked to some mods from other boards (namely Taco) and were told that the Draft-only discussion forums at those sites were some of the most popular they have.

2) The idea that any of these forums are "unused" or "slow" is a complete MYTH. The MusicPlanet forum alone is one of the fastest growing on the entire board. Considering that it's an exclusive forum, that's fairly interesting.

3) All discussions are allowed in the Lounge (see #1). Tech discussions, Draft discussions, and other discussions that satisfy sub-forum criteria will be moved for organization's sake. This has been requested by MANY users so that things are easier to find. This may change once the search function works, but right now search is about 75% worthless.

4) The Games forum (now CasinoPlanet, due to it being almost exclusively dedicated to gambling threads) has been moved out from under the Lounge to free up screen space. This again was done due to USER REQUEST, and because the forum itself has little action during the offseason. It was not removed, just moved.

5) The GilbertBrown Zone was created at the request of the owner of that forum.

6) It's unlikely we'll create any further sub-forums. These were the ones that have been most-requested. However, we are considering the creation of a whiners-only forum, since whining seems to be the most common activity around here lately.

Bowser
02-16-2006, 09:10 AM
Some people would bitch about getting hung with a golden rope.

greg63
02-16-2006, 09:15 AM
I have no problem with the multiple forum formats; of course I seldom, if ever, leave the Lounge.

jspchief
02-16-2006, 09:16 AM
Some people would bitch about getting hung with a golden rope.Did you just make that up?

ChiefsFan4Life
02-16-2006, 09:21 AM
There should be a private sub-forum for each member of the Planet where they can go and talk to themselves

ChiefsFan4Life
02-16-2006, 09:21 AM
There should be a private sub-forum for each member of the Planet where they can go and talk to themselves

I agree

Bowser
02-16-2006, 09:32 AM
Did you just make that up?

Yep.

patteeu
02-16-2006, 09:33 AM
I have no problem with the multiple forum formats; of course I seldom, if ever, leave the Lounge.

I think that's one of the points of this thread.

Mr. Kotter
02-16-2006, 09:44 AM
There should be a private sub-forum for each member of the Planet where they can go and talk to themselves

Meh.....I do that in the main forum. ;)

Bowser
02-16-2006, 09:54 AM
Yep.

OK, no. I can't remember where I heard that.

htismaqe
02-16-2006, 10:06 AM
I think that's one of the points of this thread.

Of course, the point of this thread completely missed the fact that there's ALOT of people that DO leave the Lounge.

Woodrow Call
02-16-2006, 10:13 AM
Personally I like the draft forum. Nothing get buried and missed by NFT threads.

Jilly
02-16-2006, 10:16 AM
I think there should be an, "I just want to bitch about something" forum....

Mr. Kotter
02-16-2006, 10:18 AM
1) The Draft forum was created BY USER REQUEST. Feel free to discuss the draft in the main forum. After a thread starts to stagnate, it will be moved to the Draft forum. You've NEVER BEEN confined to talking about the draft only in that forum. That forum is provided as a service to those of us who don't want to wade through 4 pages of poop threads to find a thread about Tamba Hali that's only THIRTY HOURS OLD. We talked to some mods from other boards (namely Taco) and were told that the Draft-only discussion forums at those sites were some of the most popular they have.

2) The idea that any of these forums are "unused" or "slow" is a complete MYTH. The MusicPlanet forum alone is one of the fastest growing on the entire board. Considering that it's an exclusive forum, that's fairly interesting.

3) All discussions are allowed in the Lounge (see #1). Tech discussions, Draft discussions, and other discussions that satisfy sub-forum criteria will be moved for organization's sake. This has been requested by MANY users so that things are easier to find. This may change once the search function works, but right now search is about 75% worthless.

4) The Games forum (now CasinoPlanet, due to it being almost exclusively dedicated to gambling threads) has been moved out from under the Lounge to free up screen space. This again was done due to USER REQUEST, and because the forum itself has little action during the offseason. It was not removed, just moved.

5) The GilbertBrown Zone was created at the request of the owner of that forum.

6) It's unlikely we'll create any further sub-forums. These were the ones that have been most-requested. However, we are considering the creation of a whiners-only forum, since whining seems to be the most common activity around here lately.

Thanks for the clarification.

ENDelt260
02-16-2006, 10:44 AM
Some people would bitch about getting hung with a golden rope.
If they're able to bitch, clearly the hanging was sub-par. Bitching is really probably deserved.

patteeu
02-16-2006, 10:59 AM
Of course, the point of this thread completely missed the fact that there's ALOT of people that DO leave the Lounge.

That really IS beside the point. The popular threads in all the subforums would get a lot more hits if they were in the main forum.

htismaqe
02-16-2006, 11:02 AM
That really IS beside the point. The popular threads in all the subforums would get a lot more hits if they were in the main forum.

They may get MORE hits in the main forum.

The idea that they're getting NO hits in those sub-forums is 100% false.

htismaqe
02-16-2006, 11:04 AM
Furthermore, more hits does not equal better quality participation.

The majority of threads that get huge hit numbers in the main forum have been hijacked, sometimes more than once.

ENDelt260
02-16-2006, 11:28 AM
Furthermore, more hits does not equal better quality participation.

The majority of threads that get huge hit numbers in the main forum have been hijacked, sometimes more than once.
If I'm the one doing the highjacking, I believe that's the definition of better quality participation.

greg63
02-16-2006, 12:10 PM
I think that's one of the points of this thread.



Of course, the point of this thread completely missed the fact that there's ALOT of people that DO leave the Lounge.


I feel like the taste great vs. less filling guy that starts all those arguments in that beer commercial. :D

Nightwish
02-16-2006, 04:09 PM
Stupid idea for the day:

Since this is called ChiefsPlanet, instead of calling the subforums "subforums," we should call them "moons."

Jilly
02-16-2006, 04:13 PM
Stupid idea for the day:

Since this is called ChiefsPlanet, instead of calling the subforums "subforums," we should call them "moons."

That's the first time in being a part of this forum that I have laughed out loud!!! Good job, you!

milkman
02-16-2006, 07:33 PM
Stupid idea for the day:

Since this is called ChiefsPlanet, instead of calling the subforums "subforums," we should call them "moons."

That's a great idea, stupid! :)

chiefs4me
02-16-2006, 08:53 PM
Yea, too many forums..

Logical
02-16-2006, 09:18 PM
...

3) All discussions are allowed in the Lounge (see #1). Tech discussions, Draft discussions, and other discussions that satisfy sub-forum criteria will be moved for organization's sake. This has been requested by MANY users so that things are easier to find. This may change once the search function works, but right now search is about 75% worthless.
....

Is this a change, are political and religious discussion topics once again allowed in the Lounge forum?

Mr. Laz
02-16-2006, 09:20 PM
i imagine several of the small forums could be combined.

geeks and games

draft will disappear soon ... could also be in the main lounge since it is football.

i think the music can just be a link on the drop down thingy.