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Child Boards in Pokemon Glitch Discussion
« on: September 10, 2016, 10:27:36 am »
Hello,

I was browsing the Pokémon Glitch Discussion board and noticed there was only one child board (Pokémon Glitch Discussion Stickies). This results in a single, cluttered board index for the whole of GlitchLaboratories' "main content".

I beleive we could make better use of the "child boards" feature.

I would recommend a child board for each generation (maybe grouping I & II). This way, the average member/guest can more easily find discussion relevant to the games they are playing. Maybe another child board for spin-off titles (eg: Stadium/Coliseum).

I would not recommend a child board for each game, since there is much in common for games in the same generation (forum tags like "[RB]" in subject line help distinguish individual games).

I would also recommend thinning out the stickied threads - in my opinion if you need to move stickies to their own board then in you have too many stickies. I imagine board rules & etiquette, FAQ's, and a thread of important threads as an ideal set of stickies.

I realize that there are some threads which may not fit in any of my proposed child boards (eg: covers more than one generation). These threads could stay in the top level board. The same goes for existing threads pending moderator movement to appropriate child boards.

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Re: Child Boards in Pokemon Glitch Discussion
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2016, 11:31:13 am »
For the whole forum, I counted up 15 child boards... 12 of these boards are accessible from the start, 3 other require at least 50 posts, but you are correct, the Glitch Discussion board is very messy, they need to change that, and your idea is pretty good.
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Re: Child Boards in Pokemon Glitch Discussion
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2016, 12:31:21 pm »
Sounds like a great idea Max. I'll work on this right now.
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Re: Child Boards in Pokemon Glitch Discussion
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2016, 12:55:26 pm »
Max, your dream came true. Now just the topic moving.
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Re: Child Boards in Pokemon Glitch Discussion
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2016, 02:53:43 pm »
Watch the threads being ordered nicely.
Watch as Gen 1 is so huge.
Watch as Gen V is so tiny.

Then watch the second principle of thermodynamics slowly but surely working his way into augmenting the Glitch Discussion board's entropy.

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Re: Child Boards in Pokemon Glitch Discussion
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2016, 03:09:23 pm »
This made me laugh out loud hysterically. (*≧▽≦)

Edit: I have moved around half of the generation specific threads to the child boards. Will continue this tomorrow as soon as I can.
« Last Edit: September 10, 2016, 04:58:05 pm by Torchickens »
Hi! I identify as female.  She/her pronouns, please.

Online I most often use the username Torchickens or Chickasaurus.

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Thank you Aeriixion for the cute sprite above! :) Roelof also made different variations of the sprite (which I animated).

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