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Sometimes, I have great spurts of creativity and can blog a lot on every forum discussion, writing very lengthy responses or discussions. And, other times, I can only think of one simple response for a discussion. Eith...

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    Lillian Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    I would prefer to post new discussions as it gives me a chance to talk about the things I want, rather than trying to run in on someone else's conversation and make possibly unrelated comments. By creating discussions, ...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 9 6 years ago

    As a sci fi forum owner, I never run out of new ideas for forum posts as there is always some new development in the sci fi movie or book niche. It's fun to read all the latest blog articles about this niche and post re...

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    Briggs Level 1
  • 9 6 years ago

    Do you feel honored when others copy your forum's theme or subject or do you feel as if they are just trying to cash in on your hard work?

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    Briggs Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    Did you spend many days or weeks deciding on the perfect forum theme or did you choose your theme impulsively and install it quickly so that you could move on to more important details?

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    Briggs Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    Do you have a few favorite forum members that are more like friends or family? Do you favorite these people by allowing them to bend the rules or catering to those people on your forum?

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    Briggs Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    If the owner stops caring about the forum and doesn't want to be involved, that's a sign the forum is dying or about to be out of business. What are some other things that can kill a forum?

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    Briggs Level 1
  • 21 6 years ago

    Most people think of having a blog that is connected to the forum or even blogging on the forum, such as in one specific post. But, have you ever installed a forum directly on your blog, such as on the home page so that ...

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    Ashlyn Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    This is just a hypothetical situation, but let's say all your moderators quit around the same time (such as in the same week) over some forum dispute. Would you be able to replace the moderators or staff members very qu...

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    spotondot Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Would you employ a moderator just for weekends; someone who would not come by any other time. This would be to give regular moderators or staff a chance to be off of forum to spend time on personal life or with family a...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 7 6 years ago

    As with any community, there will be times when a popular or senior forum member won't agree with your decisions, such as whom to promote or direction for your forum. What will you do when this member makes a big specta...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 6 6 years ago

    One of my best friends online owned a Doctor Who forum and we all really loved it. This forum was so amazing. We had the best conversations there. And, though the forum had numerous misfortunes such as the databases b...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 1 6 years ago

    I love the discussions that go on for pages and pages; with hundreds of responses. They are like micro communities within the forum and always get the best traffic from both forum members and search engines. These thre...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    Whenever I'm at a forum, I respond to older discussions as they have more responses and the conversation is more lively than with a new discussion that has fewer responses. I don't like newer discussions as much as ther...

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    spotondot Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    What are some easy ways to ensure your forum members stay loyal rather than leaving for a competitor's site?

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    Do you have specialized user groups on your forum, not just regular members that serve a specific purpose? For instance, on my forum, we have a user group just for those who share a common interest in movies. This gro...

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    Wayne Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    Xenforo seems to be a very popular and often used forum software, but just as many free MyBB forums around too. Which forum software do you think is used most often? Or, which software is most likely to be upgraded fro...

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    Wayne Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    When you start a forum, how many people should you have on staff or in your member base before you really go live and start advertising and promoting the site to get new members?

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    Wayne Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    When you delete an account, do you also delete all the member's posts? Let's say this was a long time member, who contributed 1000 forum posts. Would you delete all their posts when the account is banned or leave them ...

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    Wayne Level 1
  • 8 6 years ago

    New discussions and responses are the life blood of any forum and essential to helping your forum stay active. How many new posts do you get on your forum daily?

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 2 6 years ago

    Most of the forums that I've visited only focus on the paid version of forum software, but I want a forum that emphasizes discussions on the free software that is available for forum creation, including SMF, MyBB and oth...

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    Keith Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    What requirements do you have for your staff members, including staff admin, moderator, writer or editor or any other staff position?

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    Dayton Level 1
  • 6 6 years ago

    On one of the forums where I'm a regular member, I like some forum avatars, but others are downright offensive. These avatars don't really seem to bother forum admin(s), so they stay up and there's little that can be do...

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    Dayton Level 1
  • 6 6 years ago

    Have you ever rushed into opening a forum, only to regret it later or wish that you had spent more time thinking the idea through?

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    Quinton Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Sometimes, I'll go back after creating a forum response and edit a few times, especially if the response seems off topic to what was being discussed. It's easy enough to get caught up in a side line discussion with ano...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 7 6 years ago

    On my forum and blog, I have different ways to get my members/audience to interact and be competitive with each other. I have a voting page (both on forum and blog), a games page (blog), and an arcade (forum) where the ...

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    NaturalWriter Level 3
  • 4 6 years ago

    One of my favorite things to do is create blog drafts of potential blog posts. This gives me time to flesh out the article and make it really good and also I can schedule a good time for publishing the article on my own...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 1 6 years ago

    On some forums where I'm a member, I have noticed that my account won't login again once I request a password reminder. So for instance, let's say that I try twice to login and then request the reminder email. And, befo...

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    Marlin Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Do you have any suggestions on where I could hire some reliable forum staff members? For instance, I have seen some people placing ads on promotion forums and that seems to get some responses. Then again, I don't want ...

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    Layla Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    Did you have to wait very long from the time you opened your forum to the time you got your first full time forum member?

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    Layla Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    Do you issue warnings to members daily? What type of warning do you usually issue, for instance, warnings to stop trolling, flooding, etc.

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    Layla Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    If you were the only person posting on your forum, would you keep going, in hopes that someone else would register? Maybe you feel as if you could keep the forum going long enough until the advertising/promotion kicks i...

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    Layla Level 1
  • 7 6 years ago

    Is it really smart to let a moderator or admin who owns a competing forum to work on your site? Could there be a conflict of interest? What are the downsides or benefits of doing this?

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 3 6 years ago

    A hello post is one where the new forum member posts an introduction to the community. And, a goodbye post is one where they say goodbye when they are planning to leave. Though hello or introductory posts are common, the...

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    Beverly Level X3
  • 6 6 years ago

    Would you trust your moderators to know which members to ban? And, how liberal are your moderator permissions when it comes to banning? For instance, maybe a moderator can temp ban a member for specific number of days ...

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    Persia Level 1
  • 4 6 years ago

    If a friend of mine recommends a good forum, I'm very likely to check it out. Most times, they want my impression of the forum or ask me to join and post an introduction. This is usually no problem and it's always nice t...

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    Persia Level 1
  • 10 6 years ago

    Really big forums seem impersonal and lack the warmth of a smaller close knit forum community. However, small forums lack the content. Which one do you prefer joining?

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    Persia Level 1
  • 5 6 years ago

    Do you let forum members close threads, such as locking threads or deleting replies if they started the thread? This type of self moderation could be useful if you have a small staff.

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    Persia Level 1
  • 3 6 years ago

    One of my shortest run forums was about a month. I had a great idea for a forum but lost my funding source and had to close it down as the hosting was too much to justify paying on my own.

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    America Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago

    One of my shortest run forums was about a month. I had a great idea for a forum but lost my funding source and had to close it down as the hosting was too much to justify paying on my own.

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    America Level 1
  • 2 6 years ago