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Posted: 10/8/2004 7:34:27 PM EDT
poll coming
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 7:35:22 PM EDT
I'll be one of the 1st to vote YES - the freeper board format 'is teh suck'.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 7:36:51 PM EDT
It's the most screwed up forum I have ever seen. They would have alot more members, me being one if they went to a AR-15 style board.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 7:39:16 PM EDT
It's painful to go over there, if they were more like this site, or most others, I'd cruise through and read alot more.

Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:27:57 PM EDT
Yeah, i hate it so i won't join
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:33:07 PM EDT
I'd probably actually visit there if their layout was actually understandable and easy to use.
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 8:51:09 PM EDT
So, who's gonna be the 1st to tell the 'Freepers' they need a fresh format?
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 9:03:17 PM EDT
I like freerepublic..look at the post I started tonight..see post#1...over 7 thousand replies

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1239548/posts?q=1&&page=1
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 9:22:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/8/2004 9:26:49 PM EDT by doc_Zox]
i only use one entrance ramp on FR anymore:
www.freerepublic.com/focus/keyword?k=banglist
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 9:28:39 PM EDT

Originally Posted By doc_Zox:
i only use one entrance ramp on FR anymore:
www.freerepublic.com/focus/keyword?k=banglist


A hotlink to bangWHAT?
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 10:19:32 PM EDT
Link Posted: 10/8/2004 10:38:15 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 10/8/2004 10:50:48 PM EDT by The_Macallan]
Yes. Absolutely.

Freepers has absolutely NO logic or reason in its layout. Just TRY to find a thread you saw earlier in the day. Never gonna happen unless you "tagged" it by posting in it.

The search function SUCKS - way too many irrelevant hits.

The posting of original threads is utterly tedious in how many text boxes that need to be filled. And it's CLEARLY not intended for original writings, more like C&P an article then add your comments after it.

And the confusing mishmash of "Forums", "Topics", "Latest Posts", "Latest Articles" and "Banglists" - it's like it was designed by some frickin United Nations SubCommittee.

There is NO way to follow a train of discussion in a thread.

The fact that it relies entirely on HTML for posting is so fricking stupid!

And last but not least - no way to edit your post. SO... if you make a mistake in HTMLcoding your reply - you're SOL.

In short - it sucks BIG TIME. That's why I rarely post there.
Link Posted: 10/9/2004 12:36:28 AM EDT
Yea, I'd post there, if they would get with the program and use PHPbb, or something.

Until then, I stay away...
Link Posted: 10/9/2004 1:35:58 AM EDT
Its teh suck
Link Posted: 10/9/2004 1:38:04 AM EDT
It sucks, for sure. I like the Arfcom program.
Link Posted: 10/9/2004 2:10:04 PM EDT
Yes thier format is fucking garbage.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:13:12 AM EDT
I wish they would just buy that standard package like ARFCOM used to have.
Link Posted: 10/10/2004 6:16:44 AM EDT
I also dislike DU's board.
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