Why are there no interesting topics made here at GF anymore?
A while back, I thought, "hey, The Pub is a pretty interesting place!" Look at it now. Every topic's about the war, a differnet war, Nick Berg, someone's girlfriend, how they want to get a girlfriend, whether or not they should ask their girlfriend to hide ballons filled with cocaine up their vaginas... it's all so repetitive.
Maybe it's because I'm a girl? I really doubt that. It was actually quite funny reading the posts in that "masturbation" topic made in here a while back, but, of course, it just HAD to be over-run with spam...
Maybe it's just because I've been here for a long time? I doubt that. There are many members here who have been here A LOT longer then I have, and obviously, haven't grown bored of it since they still come here and post regularly.
I must admit, here have been several neat topics that sparked my interest.. why isn't it like that anymore? Is it because all of the people looking for a higher post count fled from the Leisure Gaming forum once it was made into a non-post count zone to find new places to fill with their rediculous topics/posts?
I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE. Someone, please, make a topic that has something interesting in it!
You don't start seeing the funny stuff until a thread gets off-topic, and is thus locked because it doesn't follow guidelines.
In other words, you just can't win.
Exactly, and right now there's no one to talk to, no one to bother, everyone's asleep and I'm here, wide awake, bored out of my mind, calling up old middle school friends..
"Who is this..?"
"Hey! It's Emily! Remember me? From 7th grade? Sandia Veiw?"
"Yeah, I know. I just wanted to apologize for that time we got into that cat fight over... -what was his name?- Billy! Yeah, sorry I tore half of your hair out and grabbed your right boob so hard it stopped growing..."
I'm just kidding, I didn't REALLY do that... but it would have been pretty cool if I did, though, eh?
Anyways, I DID originally plan on posting this in the Spam forum.. but then I thought, "Do I REALLY want people posting ':spam:' imidiatly after my semi-long, thought out topic-post? No. I didn't. And so, this is were we rant. What about, you ask? About how lame most topics made here at Gaming Forums are.
They don't start off lame, they only become stupid when there are about 5 or 6 on the same subject, or relating to events around one main subject.
I am all for a moreso variety of different thread topics, like "Today on Dr. Phill...".
17th June 2002
You're not alone Covin. I'm bored sick. He11_Heaven made a comment somewhere about me not posting huge posts anymore. Why? I'd just be repeating myself over and over and over. Nearly every thread has been about Iraq, America, America in Iraq, and nearly every one of these has turned into a "we hate America!" v "We hate you, then!" argument. Depressingly boring. That said, at least Admiral Donitz has made an effort to create some more varied threads, even if he has been a bit on the dull side in enforcing the 'don't go off topic or I'll shout at you' rule.
The amount of Iraq/War/America/Bush/Iraq/Terrorist/Abuse/Iraq/War/Bush/America threads is down to the fact that it is a very dominant subject in the real world right now. This is a place where people talk about things which interest them. The current situation in Iraq interests a great many people. Many have very passionate views on the sunbject, both for and against. Covin, to a certain extent I agree with you. There are a multitude of threads on the same subject, something which I think needs to be dealt with, but if you are really that bored with the Iraq/War/America/Bush/Iraq/Terrorist/Abuse/Iraq/War/Bush/America threads why not try to do something about it? Like starting one of your own? People can post anything in here which they wish to be discussed in a serious manner. This means you can too. I'm asking you to be pro-active.
Wanna go Double Dutch?
9th December 2003
Mr. Matt That said, at least Admiral Donitz has made an effort to create some more varied threads, even if he has been a bit on the dull side in enforcing the 'don't go off topic or I'll shout at you' rule.
hehe, glad you like my threads. Sorry about the "don't fo off topic or i will kill you!" but i have seen way to many threads getting to far off topic and where locked because of flaming/spamming or other posts that added nothing to the subject. If you need to go offtopic then make a new thread, i too think that (sometimes) going offtopic isn't that bad but its very annoying to read the first few posts of a thread that make you think "hey, a intresting thread, lets read some more..." and when you go to the next page(s) the subject changed dramatically and the original topic is killed in the progress :( . I won't kill/report you for getting a little bit offtopic but keep it at an acceptable limmit. Hope posting! greetz, Dönitz EDIT: I totally agree with Al's post. But IMO we could use some more original threads.
I didn't make it!
I tried to make an interesting topic with the What do you perceive your future to be like thread. It worked though. It isn't completely spammed out, and people have funny ideas. I think that every once in a while, it wouldn't hurt someone to put up a silly debate, but one worth debating over. Like how Bill Gates sucks or something. This forum has become to serious. I blame the taking away of the Melee!
17th June 2002
Heh, the Melee was hardly serious :lol:
Yeah, this place has become too serious. Mull over the threads of days gone by and compare, if you haven't always been here. The various Vikki-stalking threads were usually amusing, if totally pointless :lol:
hmm... I don't post much on GF anymore... wander if this was the resone:(