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Discussion in 'Feedback & Suggestions' started by brumgrunt, 8 Feb 2012.

  1. AstralWanderer

    AstralWanderer What's a Dremel?

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    That type of advertising should not be acceptable, full stop. Thanks for letting me know that eBay was behind it though - it gives me a(nother) reason to avoid using them in future.
    I'd second this point of view - even though I never saw the advert, it provides further justification to those of us who refuse to accept ads, full stop.

    I even go as far as to boycott advertisers on those (very rare) occasions when I do enounter intrusive advertising - whether online or on other media. It's an approach that works well since almost invariably, the most heavily advertised products/services/companies are those that offer least value for money. True bargains have to be searched for - and you have the satisfaction then of supporting companies that aren't responsible for polluting your online experience.
     
  2. Byron C

    Byron C Over-reacting and over-analysing since 1982

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    I've been struggling to try and come up with a response for this thread for a couple of days now, and the best I've managed to find is a post I made around 5 months ago:

    The only thing I can really add to that is in terms of content for the front page. I'd like to see a little more emphasis on DIY modding; and by that I mean stuff that the average person can achieve at home without needing access to expensive equipment like CNC machines, laser cutters, lathes, etc. It seems that many people (myself included) are very put off when we see project logs where people have access to all sorts of expensive equipment and have plenty of sponsors on board to supply them with expensive hardware. It feels like the spirit of modding has changed, and it's more about getting noticed than creating something with your own hands. The recent guide on lighting your case and the coolant review are some quite good examples.

    EDIT: By that I mean that the two articles mentioned are good examples of the sort of content I'd like to see. Just realised that this didn't quite read properly...

    Something I would personally quite like to see is a process for submission of user content; perhaps something like a separate section of the forum where submissions could be voted on by moderators or other users. This would have to be quite a clear and unequivocal process though, and it would definitely need moderation. There are some very knowledgeable people around on the forum, many of whom could undoubtedly produce brilliant content; though you would need to ensure that any content considered is: relevant, accurate (don't want people giving bad advice) and well-written (and by that I mean as free as possible from spelling & grammatical errors).
     
  3. Votick

    Votick My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    Wrong topic :/ *REMOVED*
     
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