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Curious but seeing how the spammers are using signatures to advertise their spammy & somewhat questionable sites, is it possibly for the Administrators to disable signatures until you've been registered here for a set time and let's say have made 5 or 10 posts?

Also in regards to reporting user profiles, how would we notify an administrator since when I go to view their profile there is no option on this forums firmware (at least for us non-staff / members) to just directly report accounts from their profile?
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Actually keeping the signatures makes it easier for us administrators to pick them and remove them as soon as possible. There is no need for members to report them as I clear them every day.
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This section is to discuss things that don't quite fit into one of the other categories on the board.
Subjects such as humour and off-topic discussion would be appropriate for this section.
Do silly "word & letter" games or unrelated trivia games really fit into this category? These sort of posts seem to me to distract from the overall intent of the Board.
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Thank you for those comments - We will be reviewing the situation with these word games on 15th October.
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boronia wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 12:24 pm Re: The Lunch Room
This section is to discuss things that don't quite fit into one of the other categories on the board.
Subjects such as humour and off-topic discussion would be appropriate for this section.
Do silly "word & letter" games or unrelated trivia games really fit into this category? These sort of posts seem to me to distract from the overall intent of the Board.
As the creator of these threads, I would like to apologise if it has distracted from the intent of the Lunch Room. I really like discussing on this forum (that’s not including the trivia and word games), so if it has been a distraction (and to be fair I think it has), I am ok for them to be removed from the Lunch Room

If I had to leave a recommendation however, I would probably move them to a “games” section of the miscellaneous part. They seem to be pretty popular for many of us and those forums I’ve created would probably be best suited there.
I would still like to see these threads, even if they are not in the lunch room

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Honestly JRBUS123, while the games are a bit of fun when I’m bored I must say I do agree with Boronia’s comments regarding this and I believe that might be better suited to another section. I’m glad Admin has been following this up.

I hope these comments aren’t taken the wrong way JRBUS123, as I commend your enthusiasm.


Furthermore, I would like to thank the admin team for being so helpful, following issues up and making this board a great place! Keep up the good work guys! Transport Enthusiasts such as myself are lucky to have you!! 🙂
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JRBUS123 wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 2:03 pm As the creator of these threads, I would like to apologise if it has distracted from the intent of the Lunch Room. I really like discussing on this forum (that’s not including the trivia and word games), so if it has been a distraction (and to be fair I think it has), I am ok for them to be removed from the Lunch Room

If I had to leave a recommendation however, I would probably move them to a “games” section of the miscellaneous part. They seem to be pretty popular for many of us and those forums I’ve created would probably be best suited there.
I would still like to see these threads, even if they are not in the lunch room

Happy to discuss further via PM if you have any concerns
Have a nice day

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We've been through this before. Many years ago, we had similar threads in The Lunch Room, and did create a separate forum just for these games. Towards the end of 2009, we locked the threads, placed them back in The Lunch Room and removed the separate forum. Example thread: viewtopic.php?f=28&t=42489
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Daily average of 38.52 for October - the main increase was early in the moth but decreasing since then especially in the last week or so.
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I don’t know if Fleet Lists or any of the other admin might be able to help with this, but I’m curious as to what the most popular times of the week are to post? I’m guessing evenings on weekends?
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I have not got any statistics on that.
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385BUZ wrote: Sat Nov 07, 2020 6:30 pm I don’t know if Fleet Lists or any of the other admin might be able to help with this, but I’m curious as to what the most popular times of the week are to post? I’m guessing evenings on weekends?
Perhaps if you select "Active Topics" in the quick links menu, looking at the last posts column will give some indication of the spread of posting times.
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