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Sigbhu
05-10-2005, 12:42 AM
jeff,
every time i go to the next page, i see the same old stickies there! why? why don't you keep them all on the first page, and not on all the pages?

Rex914
05-10-2005, 12:54 AM
It's a standard feature of this discussion board software, not a bug at all.

Sigbhu
05-10-2005, 06:31 AM
i know it's a standard feature; why not get rid of it?

Rhys
05-10-2005, 06:33 AM
i know it's a standard feature; why not get rid of it?

What I'm wondering is why we don't have a stickies forum.

David Metsky
05-10-2005, 06:47 AM
i know it's a standard feature; why not get rid of it?
Because when you buy off the shelf software there are things that you can't change. If you want stickies, this is the way there are implemented. If there is a config switch then it would be fairly easy, but I don't think there is on vBulletin.

-dave-

Geoff Chandler
05-10-2005, 02:24 PM
The only thing I would say is that if a sticky thread has not had any recent posts - say a week or so - then it should be made unsticky and allowed to flow away down the historical tidal flow to the old archives. That way we won't end up with a whole page of stickies only.
Geoff

JTL
05-11-2005, 03:13 PM
What I'm wondering is why we don't have a stickies forum.This is a great idea and would resolve the perceived "problem".

David Metsky
05-11-2005, 03:38 PM
This is a great idea and would resolve the perceived "problem".
Except the problem is not for experienced users who have been on this site for a while. It's for new users who need the Stickies right there on the page when they are going to create a new thread in "Which Camera..." By pushing them off to a serarate forum you'll miss the very people you are trying to reach.

-dave-

JTL
05-11-2005, 04:29 PM
Except the problem is not for experienced users who have been on this site for a while. It's for new users who need the Stickies right there on the page when they are going to create a new thread in "Which Camera..." By pushing them off to a serarate forum you'll miss the very people you are trying to reach.

-dave-good point....

Rex914
05-11-2005, 05:10 PM
The only thing I would say is that if a sticky thread has not had any recent posts - say a week or so - then it should be made unsticky and allowed to flow away down the historical tidal flow to the old archives. That way we won't end up with a whole page of stickies only.
Geoff

That isn't feasible for posts like my "What should I buy?" guide which cannot get any new posts for a good reason. Stickies are there so that all users, new and old can read them at their convenience.