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DLP Improvement Thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Lord Ravenclaw, Jun 23, 2011.

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  1. Agravaine

    Agravaine Seventh Year

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    The subforum descriptions are a mess of mechanical issues (esp. inconsistent/random capitalization and missing/improper punctuation), inconsistent style/language, and misinformation. I'll give a few standouts by way of illustration; perhaps it would be worth the staff's effort to review and revise the totality.


    This doesn't exactly inspire confidence about quality of feedback (or hint at expectations):
    This doesn't reflect current reality:
    Neither does this:
    I'll just post senselessly elsewhere, then.
    Where's my red pen?
    Good god, why.
     
    Last edited: Aug 16, 2016
  2. Alindrome

    Alindrome A bigger, darker mark DLP Supporter Retired Staff

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    Quite a few of the descriptions were written long ago and never updated. We'll deliberate on this one.
     
  3. Xiph0

    Xiph0 Yoda Admin

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    Yup, you raise an excellent point. I use New Posts almost exclusively so I rarely even see them.
     
  4. Xiph0

    Xiph0 Yoda Admin

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    Staff went through and gave everything a new set of paint. I highly recommend people go sight-seeing throughout the forum descriptions.
     
  5. Erotic Adventures of S

    Erotic Adventures of S Denarii Host

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    I am pretty sure this is a unofficial rule, but I was thinking it should be more official and enforced, posting links to articles wth no quotes or a summery of what it leads to.

    As a rule I dont click links to unknow websites unless its from someone I trust, but even then, its just good form to summeries a link.

    Mostly this is in politics but it also happend in multimedia quite a bit.
     
  6. JohnnyKing

    JohnnyKing First Year

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    A button that tags posts as Fic Posts, so if you click a thread with a fanfic in it and enter Fic Mode, you can just go from chapter to chapter without having to scroll past people talking about the chapter.
     
  7. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign –§ Prestigious §– DLP Supporter

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    Or you could just go from bookmark to bookmark, seeing as pretty much every author posting in WBA has been using that function since it was implemented and some even went back and applied bookmarks retroactively precisely for ease of viewing.
     
  8. ScottPress

    ScottPress The Horny Sovereign –§ Prestigious §– DLP Supporter

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    Maybe make it a rule that newbie users are forbidden from creating a bunch of threads for X amount of time until they get a hang of our atmosphere.
     
  9. Sorrows

    Sorrows Queen of the Flamingos Moderator

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    Since this thread has popped up. I think it would be nice to have a photoshop/graphics competition to create a few more website banners/skin options to go with the current DarkLordPotter and project DLP ones.
     
  10. Lord Ravenclaw

    Lord Ravenclaw DLP Overlord Admin DLP Supporter

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    Closing this read in preference to the V2 thread.
     
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