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On my forum, I would not tolerate stalking or harassment of other members. For me, this is a banable offense. What are some offenses that you would ban over?

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    MakenaLei Level 1
  • 3 5 years ago

    I'm on SEOClerks forum every day, tweaking things behind the scenes to maintain the forum and responding to questions or adding new discussions as needed. There's a lot of work to do, but it's a really fun and rewardin...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    I don't like forums where people are endlessly debating every little thing and can't seem to come to any agreement. Sometimes, I think they just like to argue and have no real intention of coming up with usable answers.

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    Caitlin Level 1
  • 6 6 years ago

    Sometimes, when I visit a forum, I find that one person replies to almost every discussion on forum. And, this seems very excessive. I don't know why anyone would bother replying to every discussion made. Is it possib...

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    Caitlin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    As a moderator on a forum, is it necessary to create lots of new posts and discussions daily or should I just be focused on spam control?

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    Caitlin Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    I have been asked to be the moderator on my friends forum. And, so far, it's a really fun job. However, there are times when I am not sure what qualifies as a spam post. So far, I have deleted some promotional link po...

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    Caitlin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    What are some things you can do to ensure that you are accepted when visiting a forum? What should you say or do?

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    Lillian Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Do you have a special reason for visiting your favorite forum?

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    Lillian Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    I like to use my real name for a username as it seems more personable. Though it might be fun to have a whimsical name for a username. It might be fun being someone other than my real self. How do you choose your use...

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    Lillian Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    I would like to avoid any big mistakes of forum ownership, such as not being present on forum or not building my forum membership. What are some common forum mistakes I should avoid?

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    I was considering the idea of having a subforum just for member created videos and photos, some place to share things created by members or just for sharing favorite videos. What do you think of this idea?

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    What are some good custom user titles that you could offer on your forum to make members happy?

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    I'm lucky to have obtained my forum before the community fell apart. However, some other forums take that slow slide down hill over months and years and end up being dead. About how long would it take for a forum commu...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    What are some of the things that make a forum popular? For instance, if you get 100 or 1000 new posts a day, does that mean your forum is popular? Or, would there be more factors to consider on forum popularity?

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    Justin Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Is there a typical number of new members that I should be expecting daily? Does it differ based on niche?

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    I would prefer that members post in main content forums if possible, but it seems that some days they only want to post in forum games areas. Tips on dealing with this please.

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    Justin Level 1
  • 7 6 years ago

    Five years ago, I had some favorite forums that I would always visit. Not having been to those sites in awhile, whenever I go back and see how they are now abandoned (but still up), I get depressed. I like to read over...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    I have the option to upgrade to Cloudflare for my forum but would like to know more about it and what this can do for my forum.

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    Justin Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    Webmaster topics seem to be the most saturated forum niche as so many of those forums around. What forum niche seems saturated to you?

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    Justin Level 1
  • 8 6 years ago

    I am working on being more active as owner and admin but time limitations make it so that I cannot spend more than an hour or so on my forum daily. So now, some other members have me beat on number of posts made on foru...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    I don't ever copy discussions from other forums however, I will read what's on other forums (such as commonly asked questions) and hope that it inspires my own ideas for the forum that I own. I am only taking the idea n...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 7 6 years ago

    I'm lucky to have gotten a good start by taking over an existing forum community for a good friend of mine. He wasn't interested in continuing the job as forum owner/admin so I took the forum and it's working out well a...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    On the forum that I manage we have seasonal peaks of activity especially during summer time. These peaks give us lots of new discussions and responses. Though some times the forum is almost dead due to other things mem...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    I would like some forum management software that would make my job easier. As admin of a busy forum I have issues with time management (as I have an offline job too as well as family care responsibilities). If I could ...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    Sometimes, I find a discussion that is very old and hasn't been responded to in awhile, but I really like the content. So it's nice to be able to respond to a good discussion that might have been neglected. Some forums...

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    Justin Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    If a forum discussion is becoming heated with insults and name calling, that's a sure sign it should be locked. There are other instances where a discussion should be might be locked, including if the original issue is ...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    Do you have a back up emergency plan for your forum, just in case your forum databases are corrupted or your forum is hacked? What if division in the forum community causes your forum to split up and fail? What would y...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    I get so many ideas for forum posts by reading magazines on my hobbies and usually the articles don't explain fully everything needed to know. And, for questions left unanswered, I will usually find a niche hobby forum ...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Let's say that I have found a very unique forum niche, that very few others have explored. If this niche has a small but devoted fan base, is it worth pursuing?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 7 6 years ago

    Is there really a need for forums now? For instance, with the other social networks, do forums even need to exist? Of course, you have the situation where they need technical support forums for a specific product such ...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 13 6 years ago

    Do you employ a reputation or karma system on your forum? And, does this type of system encourage favoritism or actually serve to let others know the true worth of other forum members.

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    Is it ever possible to revive a forum community once it's gone inactive or just better to shut down the forum or reboot and start again?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    What are some tips to help a forum remain unique and not become a clone of other sites?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    What are the best ways to keep track of the posts made by forum members in a post contest? What are the hazards of this type of forum posting contest?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    What are some tips for helping forum members prepare for the forum being sold or handed over to a new owner? What can you do to ensure the forum stays intact.

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    When is the best time to schedule forum maintenance so as not to inconvenience the least number of members? Is there an ideal time and how do you prepare members for what's coming?

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    Do you have a favorite job as an admin or moderator? Maybe you like interacting with the forum members or solving forum member issues or just being on forum as part of the staff.

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    On most forums where I am active daily,the forum flood limit is usually one post per minute or thirty seconds. and, this seems to be more than reasonable considering how it should take at least that amount of time for a...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    Though debates are a good way to keep things exciting, there are times when a debate might flare up and be taken to ugly places. Should you quell the excitement and enthusiasm in a debate before it gets to this level? ...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    Though debates are a good way to keep things exciting, there are times when a debate might flare up and be taken to ugly places. Should you quell the excitement and enthusiasm in a debate before it gets to this level? ...

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    Daniella Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago