Originally Posted by bud
you know, there's a big nintendo sales thread...
Those big threads are completely and utterly useless. It's always an absolute handful of people checking them again, and no one new actually gets the news. Large threads are useful for the following:
Sports seasons (these are mostly opinion, so it works well)
A specific game (the Pokemon one has been invaluable for trades, etc.)
A specific movie
The picture thread
That's about it. Trying to consolidate NEWS in a single thread is pointless and looking at the post coutn is daunting.