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Musky_Cheese

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I just discovered this thread by clicking on your profile in the recent Jaffe thread, @Musky_Cheese. Thanks for responding to my post in there. I am pondering helping out in the future now :)
Whenever you are ready, let us know.

But you already are by being here and participating with the community. So thank you for all you do already.
 
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Thanks for the mention. It is time consuming doing the OT's I'll admit. It's something we all have to chip in and do. It's a bit difficult because not every game has an audience here any more. I even tried one for Unravel Two (and I bought and streamed that game anyway), and that felt a little flat. I think people are still intimidated that it needs to be an all singing, all dancing template. It doesn't. I'm not sure what is happening with communities but I think OT needs like an index or something, somehow.

Just a banner say 1000px x 400 with the title and then the rest can be text.

I think in general people just have to keep trying. Some threads like those by @IbizaPocholo or ones by me just don't catch fire. They get like 4/8 replies. You just have to keep being tenacious and fight. I like the people here mostly, and I think we owe it to ourselves to create a little space free of dick measuring by post per page, last replied to etc. I get the sense that people here are real and could be people I just see when I'm out in town or passing through. I've been on loads of forums in the past. Some have like 100 active members about football. Some mod forums would only have 25 people on at a time - places like urban terror. You don't need the 'biggest' community. You need a good, honest, passionate community with a shared goal. The rest follows. I remember days of UT2K4 and the TCM's. People knocking up ASE filters for free just to help them out. They were so small at times it was difficult t get games, especially in things like SAS and Atlantis. We can do this together. Start small. Just create a thread a day to begin with:

We're all in this together. We each get a chance to lay our own brick.
 
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Yep I'll continue to post weird news threads in OT, the occasional news topic in gaming and start topics for Neo & Neophyte members.
Added you to the Off Topic News Threads. Thank you for signing up and for all you have done already as a member of this community.

Unbiased political news threads ... I'm in
Added you there. Appreciate the commitment and your previous contributions.

I will be sending you and @TrainedRage a group PM to help organizing and ideas with the Political News.

I’ll volunteer as an admin staff
What could go wrong?

"imagines what could go wrong"



I'll let @EviLore sign your name to that work list
 

Musky_Cheese

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@Musky_Cheese Put me down for Unbiased Gaming and Off Topic threads. I'll also post the occasional political thread, but I'd rather focus on the other two. Might be just a few threads a week, but I'm happy to provide some content.
I will as soon as I get home. New born baby doctor appointment.

Thank you for your contributions and all you will do 👍
 

Musky_Cheese

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@Asympathetique @Redneckerz @DunDunDunpachi @Helios @El_Belmondo @Jroderton @Unknown Quantity @Bullet Club @TrainedRage @AfricanKing @dorkimoe @cormack12 @Proteus @WinterIsComing @Dirk Benedict @PengTiki @It's Jeff @JORMBO @Ichabod @Ivellios

I'd like to get your attention to this matter. I put everyone who volunteered in this. Not calling anyone out. I'm sure many here already do it.

https://www.neogaf.com/threads/capc...e-making-that-”.1469010/page-2#post-253622779

This is a @IbizaPocholo thread. It's well made:messenger_grinning:, Has over 900 views and 60 replies :messenger_beaming:(as of posting this) an 2 likes :messenger_crying:

The feedback we have received is that we lack current news and content, and that people don't feel it's "worth it" to make threads/content. It goes unappreciated.

So lets show people that their contributions are appreciated and providing it is worth it. Give the thread/OP a like. It takes 1 second to do. Ask yourself if you would appreciate the like?

I hate sounding like a youtuber asking you to hit the like button every video, but we need to show the people who are making threads and the people who feel it isn't worth their time that it is very much appreciated.

For those that said they want to help but can't devote much time, it's a perfect contribution to the project.

I will 100% be doubling my efforts here on out to practice what I preach.

Thanks for reading, helping, and all your hard work.
 

Redneckerz

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@Asympathetique @Redneckerz @DunDunDunpachi @Helios @El_Belmondo @Jroderton @Unknown Quantity @Bullet Club @TrainedRage @AfricanKing @dorkimoe @cormack12 @Proteus @WinterIsComing @Dirk Benedict @PengTiki @It's Jeff @JORMBO @Ichabod @Ivellios

I'd like to get your attention to this matter. I put everyone who volunteered in this. Not calling anyone out. I'm sure many here already do it.

https://www.neogaf.com/threads/capc...e-making-that-”.1469010/page-2#post-253622779

This is a @IbizaPocholo thread. It's well made:messenger_grinning:, Has over 900 views and 60 replies :messenger_beaming:(as of posting this) an 2 likes :messenger_crying:

The feedback we have received is that we lack current news and content, and that people don't feel it's "worth it" to make threads/content. It goes unappreciated.

So lets show people that their contributions are appreciated and providing it is worth it. Give the thread/OP a like. It takes 1 second to do. Ask yourself if you would appreciate the like?

I hate sounding like a youtuber asking you to hit the like button every video, but we need to show the people who are making threads and the people who feel it isn't worth their time that it is very much appreciated.

For those that said they want to help but can't devote much time, it's a perfect contribution to the project.

I will 100% be doubling my efforts here on out to practice what I preach.

Thanks for reading, helping, and all your hard work.
Can't i just auto-like Ibizapocholo and his threads? Would save me a lot of work. :p

To put in some thoughts:
I am very much against liking purely for the like - Regardless of the effort done. Well made posts should get a like, but my primary denominator for a like is when it actually interests me first, and quality of post second. I understand that for most others its usually the other way around, i just wanted to chirp that in.
 

Musky_Cheese

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I pretty much post whatever news or trailer I stumble upon that I see is missing already. Don't think I've ever created a biased thread but I don't have that much time to do so as a full time volunteer :p
Anything you do would be very much appreciated.

Can't i just auto-like Ibizapocholo and his threads? Would save me a lot of work. :p

To put in some thoughts:
I am very much against liking purely for the like - Regardless of the effort done. Well made posts should get a like, but my primary denominator for a like is when it actually interests me first, and quality of post second. I understand that for most others its usually the other way around, i just wanted to chirp that in.
Absolutely understood.

I wouldn’t ask people to auto like. Sorry if it came across that way.

What I mean is simply if you read the thread, post in it, like it... make sure we give it that like.

We get to reading and enjoying the thread, but the OP and the responses. But maybe we are forgetting to show as a community that we like it, considering the few likes for a well crafted well received thread.
 

Redneckerz

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Anything you do would be very much appreciated.


Absolutely understood.

I wouldn’t ask people to auto like. Sorry if it came across that way.

What I mean is simply if you read the thread, post in it, like it... make sure we give it that like.

We get to reading and enjoying the thread, but the OP and the responses. But maybe we are forgetting to show as a community that we like it, considering the few likes for a well crafted well received thread.
Also a thing to look out for - Searching. It's not working properly atm so ill give it a mention in the appropiate thread.

Will be making an Indie Watch tonight :)
 
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Anything specific you want me to put your name under at any time just say the word... words.
I can tell you where not to put it: political news thread :D But i guess you can add me to unspecified, I seem to mostly post trailers (movies & games) and some news.
Mostly because I don't have time to create lengthy post most days so if I see a missing trailer or quick news that's an easy fix.
 
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Musky_Cheese

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Special Thanks to @KageyK and @Exentryk for working with me and getting threads from all VGA announcements. Maybe sign up here? You already doing the work : )

Again @cormack12 for providing the VGA OT

And the rest of Neogaf for participating in the VGA OT . Even you guest lurkers for reading this Forum.

It's been a good last 48 hours here. See you tomorrow.
 
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I know it's still way early for any judgement, because when these initiatives show up, people tend to get more active, and then that activeness fades again over time, but for now it's really interesting to go to sleep, come back to GAF and see that Off-topic has about 70-80% new threads on the 1st page for me to read!
Thank you all, lets keep up the good work, I'm sure I'm not alone noticing and liking this.
 
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Yeah, I might sign up. While I can do both gaming and OT threads, gaming threads is my forte. I might have already said that in another thread, but I'll say it here now.

My suggestion would be to try to make the members feel welcomed and engaged into the community. If we can try to get them engaged without being too forceful, then they might join our site.

Then, once our reputation gets good enough, I believe we should attempt to ask senior members to join our forum. This mainly could include developers, creators of popular websites, notorious leakers, member willing for moderator, and more.

Of course, I'm not the best at welcoming, but I will do my best in this adventure.

Again, as I repeat: The beginning of a path has begun. A path... To the bright future.
 
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While obviously GAF isnt as active as lets say 2 years ago, is it really that bad because any time I came here, there already was a topic on the newest gaming topic or game reveal. Im interested in the gaming news section as that is something I follow closely but I fell like every time I jump in, there already was a topic on it. This VGA was very well documented.
 

Musky_Cheese

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I like posting movie news, often I try just post what interests me though...
But I'll keep it up :)
I'm a pretty low active user. My time on gaf is sporadic and can't really dedicate my time to much but even reading this thread makes me want to be more active in general. Makes gaf a great place to be. While I dont hammer those like buttons I do appreciate everyone that puts all the effort in.
Whatever you both do is greatly appreciated by this community. Thank you for everything you've done and Thank you in advance for everything you will do.

I know it's still way early for any judgement, because when these initiatives show up, people tend to get more active, and then that activeness fades again over time, but for now it's really interesting to go to sleep, come back to GAF and see that Off-topic has about 70-80% new threads on the 1st page for me to read!
Thank you all, lets keep up the good work, I'm sure I'm not alone noticing and liking this.
Hell yeah. We just can't quit until the jobs done.

Yeah, I might sign up. While I can do both gaming and OT threads, gaming threads is my forte. I might have already said that in another thread, but I'll say it here now.

My suggestion would be to try to make the members feel welcomed and engaged into the community. If we can try to get them engaged without being too forceful, then they might join our site.

Then, once our reputation gets good enough, I believe we should attempt to ask senior members to join our forum. This mainly could include developers, creators of popular websites, notorious leakers, member willing for moderator, and more.

Of course, I'm not the best at welcoming, but I will do my best in this adventure.

Again, as I repeat: The beginning of a path has begun. A path... To the bright future.
Whenever you are ready to sign up, just let me know. We will incorporate your opinion into the program.

Until then keep doing what you're doing. It's very much appreciated by the community.

While obviously GAF isnt as active as lets say 2 years ago, is it really that bad because any time I came here, there already was a topic on the newest gaming topic or game reveal. Im interested in the gaming news section as that is something I follow closely but I fell like every time I jump in, there already was a topic on it. This VGA was very well documented.
I personally are not attempting to recreate Old NeoGAF in numbers or what not. But I do want to increase visits and activity
- Activity increase so News Threads, OT's, and Overall content isn't something people feel are wastes of time because it doesn't get enough attention.
- We have a great functioning site, great Staff, and great community currently. Why not invest in it.

It warms my heart like the grinch hearing that you think the VGA's were well documented. A lot of people worked hard to make that possible. @cormack12 and the always well crafted OT for the event. @KageyK and @Exentryk posting threads for each individual announcement. And all the Gaffers who logged in and participated in the OT and Site in general. Just posting in threads is a huge contribution because who wants to talk to themselves? ( I do lol)

I hope everyone who logs in sees that just participating in the site is a huge contribution (IMO)
 
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That was really fun last night. Seeing all the participants and new users getting involved was great.

Thanks again to @Musky_Cheese for getting this ball rolling. Let's keep it up GAF it's almost the weekend, topics and such tend to take a dip because people wanna go out etc. No excuse! The weekend means I know you have free time to post more. Hell I should be working right now.