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Simod_the_bod


Posts: 10
Joined: Nov 2006
Post: #1
29-05-2008 04:41 PM

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone would find it beneficial if a seperate forum for 'Events' alongside the SE23/BEYOND/TRADING POST forums was created.

I was thinking that sometimes it can be difficult to keep in the loop with different events etc going on. Be it Forest Hill days, Fireworks displays, new pub/restaurant events, B.JACK Theatre or possibly anything else not necessarily associated with SE23 but maybe of interest.

I feel that when things get posted on the main forum they can get a little lost amoungst the other threads. Out of sight out of mind....

Any thoughts anyone?

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Johnc


Posts: 138
Joined: Jan 2007
Post: #2
29-05-2008 04:47 PM

I think thats an excellent idea. Although events can be pinned to the top of the forum, sometimes they get missed, and I know myself that I have just forgot about stuff that I thought about attending

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calvin


Posts: 62
Joined: Feb 2006
Post: #3
29-05-2008 06:22 PM

What about using the calendar? I haven't tried it but presumably we could add local events when we hear of them.

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Scorpion


Posts: 121
Joined: Nov 2005
Post: #4
29-05-2008 08:37 PM

I agree, an events Topic/Thread, as a 4th Section would definitely be beneficial IMHO

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Happysnapper


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Joined: Aug 2007
Post: #5
30-05-2008 02:47 PM

I think a calendar would be the best plan as then it's in calendar order and doesn't get re-ordered with more and more posts jumbling them up. Unless the threads could be pinned in calendar order?

I think having a separate events bit is a great idea - as you say - they can get lost amongst all the other useful bits and bobs!

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Ghis


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Post: #6
30-05-2008 02:56 PM

calendar is a very good idea

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nevermodern


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Joined: Feb 2007
Post: #7
30-05-2008 05:52 PM

problem with the calender is that you have to click on each date to find out what's happening on each date. Bit annoying, I think. It's nicer to be able to look and see all the events as an overview.

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Happysnapper


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Post: #8
30-05-2008 06:10 PM

That's true.

I just created a test event on May 15th. You can see the event title in the monthly overview, but you have to click into the day or the event itself to see any additional information about it.

The potentially good thing about the actual calendar function is that anyone can add to it and delete from it.

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Happysnapper


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Post: #9
30-05-2008 06:17 PM

PS. Do I get too excited about this kind of thing? Yes I do....

I love databases too.

Geeky, of Forest Hill

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nevermodern


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Post: #10
30-05-2008 06:32 PM

Yes...see your point, Happy. Could the calendar be tweaked so you can see a link as the whole calendar is viewed, then click on the link for more details? I dunno how these things work... Wink Admin? Smile

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Simod_the_bod


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Post: #11
30-05-2008 06:51 PM

Thats a good idea. Hovering your pointer over a date with the link/event heading/link could work very well and stop things getting jumbled as was mentioned earlier.

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