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It really depends on what you want this site to be a while from now Larry Send a noteboard - 09/04/2017 07:08:56 PM

If there is even the tiniest inclination toward trying to draw in SF/lit readers who weren't around for wotmania's heyday, then I would say having a general Books/Lit board would make for a good "front porch" to welcome them. If this site is going to be all about people keeping in touch, then sure, a CMB with the occasional discussion might work.

Having been around back in 2000-2001 before wotmania had the Other Fantasy and later WoT MBs, I recall there being a lot less discussion of books (maybe as low as 5% of new posts) outside of WoT until OF came into being in October 2001. Then there were maybe 10-20 new threads a day even during slack periods.

So if you think there might be a glimmer of hope for permanently increased activity or that new people might join on occasion, I would say have two boards. If you think this site is predominantly for those who want to have "community" stuff and little else, then sure, have one board.

Illusions fall like the husk of a fruit, one after another, and the fruit is experience. - Narrator, Sylvie

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Imminent board merge - 06/04/2017 12:03:26 PM 3184 Views
One Board - 06/04/2017 02:12:50 PM 677 Views
you forgot, "to rule them all" *NM* - 06/04/2017 03:22:00 PM 383 Views
I left it out... - 06/04/2017 06:28:01 PM 662 Views
3 boards - 06/04/2017 03:22:11 PM 705 Views
I like the idea of just one board. *NM* - 06/04/2017 03:16:19 PM 371 Views
One Board please - 06/04/2017 03:36:38 PM 697 Views
Maybe leave the old content as archives or something, and just have a single new MB for posting? - 06/04/2017 05:16:44 PM 744 Views
Why don't you - 06/04/2017 08:20:23 PM 704 Views
merge and ban anyone who disagrees *NM* - 06/04/2017 06:32:22 PM 355 Views
The only one I might keep separate is the RPG board. - 06/04/2017 07:28:30 PM 752 Views
Im down with keeping that board separate. - 06/04/2017 08:45:43 PM 732 Views
Merge it all to hell. - 06/04/2017 07:57:54 PM 682 Views
I would do 2 boards - Community and Media - 07/04/2017 02:49:25 AM 709 Views
Agree, 2 or 3 boards is logical - 07/04/2017 03:25:15 AM 715 Views
Very true, community topics/threads don't mix well with media topics. *NM* - 07/04/2017 03:42:55 AM 355 Views
1 is logical. For proof click on the links for CMB2 and CMB3. It worked quite well. - 07/04/2017 07:05:26 PM 695 Views
Were those only 1 board? I thought those were broken up into a few. *NM* - 08/04/2017 02:00:40 AM 336 Views
Not until there became too many posts daily. - 08/04/2017 01:27:33 PM 630 Views
In general, in life, having just '1' of anything is a bad idea - 08/04/2017 05:06:31 AM 683 Views
Tell that to your two wives. - 08/04/2017 01:27:02 PM 661 Views
I was thinking the same thing *NM* - 08/04/2017 02:08:38 PM 351 Views
*NM* - 10/04/2017 01:37:26 PM 368 Views
Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch'entrate *NM* - 07/04/2017 03:57:48 AM 340 Views
Merge it all. - 07/04/2017 12:07:38 PM 720 Views
One board I think would be best. *NM* - 07/04/2017 11:06:52 PM 359 Views
One board to rule them all *NM* - 08/04/2017 12:07:30 AM 404 Views
True magic requires a triple (clicking heels 3 times, etc.) *NM* - 08/04/2017 05:08:27 AM 341 Views
Or the soul of an evil creature, we could sacrifice Joel *NM* - 10/04/2017 04:59:31 PM 368 Views
It really depends on what you want this site to be a while from now - 09/04/2017 07:08:56 PM 744 Views
Very good post on the 2 vs. 1 board question.....everyone, please read! *NM* - 10/04/2017 02:03:33 AM 418 Views
Yeah but there were lots of discussions of WOT that led people towards the Community. - 10/04/2017 01:38:52 PM 655 Views
And now that WoT is done? - 11/04/2017 04:43:50 AM 694 Views
But it makes sense to me. - 11/04/2017 03:26:47 PM 685 Views
Well, I guess we'll just have to disagree on this then - 11/04/2017 11:37:05 PM 717 Views
I think one board and more limited topics. - 09/04/2017 10:38:38 PM 703 Views
One RAFOlk. One Board. One Future. *NM* - 13/04/2017 05:32:37 PM 348 Views

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