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Supermatt

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Forum visibility
« on: May 01, 2017, 01:18:20 AM »
A lot of forums are not public and you cant see the content until you register and login.

Should GO be like this?

Do people have strong feeling on the matter? I probably lean towards invisibility until logged in.

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Re: Forum visibility
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 03:54:27 PM »
Visible but no posting until logged in.

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Re: Forum visibility
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2017, 06:40:03 PM »
no strong feelings. don't see anything wrong with the way it is atm.
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Re: Forum visibility
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2017, 10:39:12 PM »
Meh.
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Re: Forum visibility
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2017, 01:01:50 AM »
I dunno. I'm a believe of "if you wanna read our member's shit or post here, join here", but it's not an overwhelmingly strong feeling. Just a preference.

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Re: Forum visibility
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2017, 03:23:18 AM »
I thought old GO had it about right - Banshee's Wail and game boards visible publicly (before joining people might want some idea of the style), others that might be more controversial only seen by members. But overall I agree with narsica and syn.
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Re: Forum visibility
« Reply #6 on: May 05, 2017, 10:58:26 AM »
I strongly believe that forums should be invisible unless logged in - mostly.  It keeps bots from eating the info there for one thing.  Plus, privacy - such that it is. 
The old forums were fine, I think.
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