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crazyivan1970
04-11-2005, 11:13 AM

p1ngu666
04-11-2005, 11:15 AM
rather have one, but i dont mind too much

BuzzU
04-11-2005, 11:15 AM
I say move the PF forum into the GD forum, and make the old PF forum an OT forum.

Udidtoo
04-11-2005, 11:24 AM
Buzz is on to something there methinks. I don't mind a good off topic thread but lately one has to sift thru a great many OT's to find something actually about flight or this simm.

Kasdeya
04-11-2005, 11:31 AM
How about this:
1. Pacific Theater
2. European Theater
3. General Discussion (for the OT stuff)

Basically what Buzz said but add the ETO.

han freak solo
04-11-2005, 11:38 AM
I vote for Buzz's idea.

JG54_Arnie
04-11-2005, 11:47 AM
Yup, that would be the better idea! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

Jabberflabber
04-11-2005, 11:53 AM
If you are limited to 2 forums then I would go with Buzz's idea.

TROOPER117
04-11-2005, 12:01 PM
Might as well put it in one big melting pot mate.
Look at the PF forum right now and you will find alot of threads with jack**** to do with the Pacific theatre!!
We should police the whole forum structure with the same rule as my old platoon sergeant used to instill in all of us...."If they are not intelligent enough to see it our way, then they are too stupid to live".... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif lol

-HH-Quazi
04-11-2005, 12:22 PM
The PF forum has actually turned into a decent discussion forum. The General Discussion forum has turned into more or less a Pilots Lounge. I think we need both. Just rename the General Discussion forum to the IL2's Pilot Lounge and keep the PF forum the way it is. Just my two cents.

BaldieJr
04-11-2005, 12:37 PM
If an OT forum does come to fruition, I'd like to be a mod. I think i'd be very good at it.

Monson74
04-11-2005, 01:36 PM
Yup - GD is very OT anyway so why not a new PL?

Flakenstien
04-11-2005, 01:37 PM
I don't notice the differenace between the two as they are now, nothing but 95% useless babble in either one.
Make a forum for those who want to discuss serious stuff relating the sim and then combine the other two for the flame wars and useless babble http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

Billy_BigBoy
04-11-2005, 02:03 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by -HH-Quazi:
The PF forum has actually turned into a decent discussion forum. The General Discussion forum has turned into more or less a Pilots Lounge. I think we need both. Just rename the General Discussion forum to the IL2's Pilot Lounge and keep the PF forum the way it is. Just my two cents. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/351.gif
makes four cents

crazyivan1970
04-11-2005, 02:04 PM
To be honest with you.. i am not looking forward to another attempt to resurect PL, which failed miserable every time. Besides tripling amount of work at PL...it leaves bad taste in the mouth http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

tralkpha
04-11-2005, 02:26 PM
I prefer leaving it the way it is... or simply renaming the pf form after whatever the latest released version number and leaving the gd forum as is.

Atomic_Marten
04-11-2005, 02:26 PM
One.

BuzzU
04-11-2005, 02:31 PM
I tried to sneak it past by calling it an OT forum. You guys blew it.

You should have stuck to saying good idea Buzz, instead of rewording it to say the same thing I was. Knuckleheads.

LeadSpitter_
04-11-2005, 02:35 PM
one, good forums get responses to threads immediately by alot of people. I would like to see them merged.

Kapt_A
04-11-2005, 03:32 PM
Sure another forum would be nice but alot of discussions don't even make it into the proper forums as it is.

mistral_73
04-11-2005, 04:02 PM
Hi all,

please merge the two forums in one.

If someone wants to discuss about a specific theatre, he can use a title like "About the PTO..." or "About the ETO...". That's all!

Bearcat99
04-11-2005, 04:24 PM
I like the merge and the OT forum idea but I have to say that from past experience... the OT forum would HAVE to be policed HEAVILY since things quickly get out of hand. CWOS would still be the place to go for a lot of stuff that would try to creep into the OT forum. If we keep the OT forum just that an OT forum.. with no flames, no insults and a heavy banhammer on a nail by the door it might work. But we would take the cooperatiion of all of the members here. We could actually take a lot of the OT topics from both forums now and start a OT forum. But we would have to make the GD forum only stuff related to the sim in general, settings, features,flying tips etc... History, stats and stuff like that would go to the OT forum. Tech stuff (hardware, utilities etc) to CH..... I think we also need to keep ORR under lock and key too... since he doesnt come there much anyway.... It is a tough job trying to keep all this stuff straight but the only way it would work is with everyones cooperation. A lot of feelings would get hurt in the beginning I can almost gaurantee it...... and the mods would be very busy. I think it would be nice but I do have mixed feelings about it.

steve_v
04-11-2005, 07:18 PM
one combined forum please

F4U_Flyer
04-11-2005, 09:44 PM
Might as well make it one ,if pf doesnt get good treatment most of the pf guys will be gone anyway! With bob and the legal issues pf is probably dead now so it doesn't matter.( sniff )

LEXX_Luthor
04-11-2005, 10:25 PM
Recall the AEP days of FB. General Discussion was for FB gaming while Oleg's Recovery Room was to (http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/59.gif) "help Oleg." There was no Off Topic forum. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

General Discussion forum was for FB discussion.

<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>One Forum (General Discussion)
Two Forums: (Pacific Theater and European Theater)
Leave it the way it is
I don`t care <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
I too have mixed feelings here, and I could not Vote with this poll.

EXAMPLE:: For Soviet vs Japanese discussion, what forum do we put this in...Europe or Pacific?

So...create one General Discussion for FB/PF and one Recovery Room for Oleg (and other sick programmers http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif ). No Off Topic forum. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif

Like in the AEP days, we had FB General Discussion, now it will be FB/PF General Discussion.

Do NOT force history and FB/PF into seperate forums. If history is confined to "off topic" forum, the slop posted will stop most people from looking and finding the historical links and stuff. What can be done to keep FB/PF GD clean is let the serial moderators out of the cage (like some zoos let their alligators and crocodiles loose at night for Night Security ).

When I first came here, there was so many good historical internet links and discussion in the FB General Discussion forum. I must say I learned alot from following links posted at FB General Discussion forum (the main FB gaming forum and NOT off topic forum).

So make two forums~~> FB/PF General Discussion and Oleg's Recovery Room. This is how the board worked long before the extra PF forum started, and it worked well back then.

HotelBushranger
04-11-2005, 11:18 PM
Nah, all this OT crud on the forums is merely pre-patch twitters. Be sure

-HH-Quazi
04-11-2005, 11:53 PM
From what I can see now, as compared to the past, I think we have a community that would pull together and cooperate to get whatever is to be done, done. Comparing the past and now, we have a great bunch of community members now imho.

I visit the GD forum from time to time to read allot of the useless chatter and I find m8's that are cutting up, and other m8's that know how to take a little ribbing without getting out of hand. I have also noticed allot of m8's being helpful to one another allot these days. All in all, I think we have the bunch together now that would work together with the mods to implement any changes that are made. Just my thoughts.

BaldieJr
04-12-2005, 12:12 AM
I can't believe there are people who whine about OT posts.

How many more "Arcade = suck" threads do you want to read anyways? Hey, maybe you're still waiting for your big chance to proove, without doubt, that your way of playing is best [and all other settings indicate lesser breeding].

Allah (God, Buddah, Oleg, Whatever) forbid we should get some freedom to be friendly to one another.

BaldieJr for OT Mod! If you vote for me, all of your wildest dreams will come true.

madsarmy
04-12-2005, 01:52 AM
"BUMP"

Monson74
04-12-2005, 02:46 AM
One forum then: GD=everything about planes, history, tactics, tips & some OT.

ploughman
04-12-2005, 04:28 AM
One forum please, I'm old enough to be able to tell the difference between and off topic thread and one specifically about the game so I don't mind having them in the same place, and I think OT threads help make the community what it is. The only negative I can think of is threads might slide off into page 2, never to be seen again, rather more quickly...but if you care about a thread I suppose you could always bump it.

Thanks guys.

carguy_
04-12-2005, 04:51 AM
One forum would allow mre OT stuff but the vision of "Where`s the 3rd cd d@mmit?!" threads gives me goose bumps.PF brought many nincumpoops here threatening to sue 1C for waiting with Betty so long.They`re in PF forum,I don`t want them here.Also I detest mixing everything because PF can be played as a stand alone and new players get all mixed up.More chaos guaranteed with one forum.

If you ask me I`d like four forums actually:Europeean,Eastern and Asian theater plus a OT forum.

Billy_BigBoy
04-12-2005, 05:00 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Ploughman:
One forum please, I'm old enough to be able to tell the difference between and off topic thread and one specifically about the game so I don't mind having them in the same place, and I think OT threads help make the community what it is. The only negative I can think of is threads might slide off into page 2, never to be seen again, rather more quickly...but if you care about a thread I suppose you could always bump it.

Thanks guys. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Alright than, but we'll need a good working search ultillity!

karost
04-12-2005, 05:34 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Monson74:
One forum then: GD=everything about planes, history, tactics, tips & some OT. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

I agree for one forum

(GD)General Discussion is a supper set of all event for General purpose include some OT for sure.

The interesting thread will popup on the top and un-interesting will dropdown or dropfast when was locked http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif that is a perfect nature in flow of information.

Billy_BigBoy is right about "search ultillity!"
fix it, is the frist thing to do.

so if new comming need a help he will use "search" engine first , if not found then ask help from us.


This community has alot of good info like CKB ( center knowledge base ) for every one.

for PF, let it be from the way it used to be.

S~

bird_brain
04-12-2005, 08:07 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by LeadSpitter_:
one, good forums get responses to threads immediately by alot of people. I would like to see them merged. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/351.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

Viking-S
04-12-2005, 10:37 AM
Like we have choice!

Since you post this thread and the €œhints€ in your previous posts clearly indicates that you and your €œassociates€ already have decided to go ahead with the merge, but by all means let€s play this charade.

Don€t tell me that you care about the poll because I remember the poll about a English spoken EURO forum that got a majority, tiny but still majority, of the voters though most of the posters ,including yourself , handled the thread very aggressive and undemocratic.

My suggestion is:

1 Keep it as it is.
2 Merge AND give us our English EURO forum.

Ubi will have to do this sooner or later anyway, latest when the previews of BoB comes around.

Clan_Graham
04-12-2005, 11:08 AM
For the 1/4 of a second that it takes to jump between the two...it woundn't bother me any if things just stayed the way they are.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v341/Shrike401/dogfightresized.jpg

crazyivan1970
04-12-2005, 11:11 AM
Believe it or not Viking, you do have a choice this time. Nothing had been decided yet. Community input might have a final say in this. That`s why i posted it.

Willey
04-12-2005, 02:21 PM
One forum for the whole Il-2 Series and one OT forum would be great. So let's merge the GD and PF forums. http://www.ubisoft.de/smileys/13.gif

I_JG78_Max
04-12-2005, 02:22 PM
The german speaking community's Pacific Fighters and Forgotten Battles forums have been merged, after a majority voted to do so in a similar thread. There is still a seperate off-topic forum as well as a "pilots helping pilots" troubleshooting forum.

I think most of our user got peeved of reading and answering double threads about the same topic. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

No, to be honest, i think it was merged because it became obvious, that the majority of users used Pacicfic Fighters as a merged game and not as Stand-Alone product. The few that did/do we tried/are trying to convince to buy Forgotten Battles as well. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif


Greetings,

I/JG78_Max

CAPT_COTTON
04-12-2005, 02:24 PM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/1072.gif
I start at top and go thur all the rooms or sections and just look for a post or thread to read and i get a lot of help off this site.And i read a lot of junk and i get to chukle at the hate on here and the why does the 109 not have elevtor control like a biplane???? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/34.gif
Just read that my country USA is going to war with swenden i loved it and read all the posts but made no commet. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif

The reason i read the forums is for help and to see what other people think about the world we all choise to buy and fly in So if you read all of it and you can see it becomes a love -hate thinky and all of us keep coming back for more http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

When someone asks me what i fly or play online i tell them i fly the best game going on line and go get a disk and go for it and dont shoot me the first time we meet on line and what do i tell them to buy http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/11.gif http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif

IL2 http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_cool.gif

So my vote put it all together and lets us go on with what we do best TALK he he. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

I will always think it should have worked?

Enthor1
04-12-2005, 05:12 PM
Well, if majority rules this one is a done deal, which bites.

Pacific Fighters is not IL2 and the gift from Oleg of ability to merge the entire line of sims into a big old pile of IL2 should be enough for the IL2 uber alles mob.

Let this poor bastard child of Olegs at least keep the dignity of its own little forum.

ElAurens
04-12-2005, 05:58 PM
Merge them.

Merge them now.

We don't need another off topic PL. There are enough cess pools on the web.

HelSqnProtos
04-12-2005, 09:25 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ElAurens:
Merge them.

Merge them now.

We don't need another off topic PL. There are enough cess pools on the web. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Agreed! Merge, and whovever needs to write about their car or license or other gheyness can go to the complete waste of space forum. They appreciate that **** there.

BaldieJr
04-13-2005, 12:00 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by HelSqnProtos:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ElAurens:
Merge them.

Merge them now.

We don't need another off topic PL. There are enough cess pools on the web. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Agreed! Merge, and whovever needs to write about their car or license or other gheyness can go to the complete waste of space forum. They appreciate that **** there. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Considering your suana remarks in another thread, I find this post illogical.

BuzzU
04-13-2005, 12:25 AM
Way too many smileys.

Dolemite-
04-13-2005, 12:56 AM
Too many smileys, indeed.
http://www.billfriedrich.com/~kelly/LN/spock8.jpg

BBB_Hyperion
04-13-2005, 04:48 AM
Indeed way too many merge smiley group plz.

ploughman
04-13-2005, 04:57 AM
Last time I went on the PF boards there there was a thread about the Ta-152. They're merging all by themselves.

http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Monson74
04-13-2005, 05:04 AM
How about a "Specific Fighters" then? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-tongue.gif

-HH-Quazi
04-13-2005, 05:14 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by HelSqnProtos:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by ElAurens:
Merge them.

Merge them now.

We don't need another off topic PL. There are enough cess pools on the web. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Agreed! Merge, and whovever needs to write about their car or license or other gheyness can go to the complete waste of space forum. They appreciate that **** there. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

But they won't go to CWOS because more than likely no one knows them there. They will post where they feel the most comfortable, and where they are known. And that is in here, even if it is merged with PF.

mynameisroland
04-13-2005, 09:13 AM
I personally dislike the Pacific forum and I also dont really care for the planes there - the Wildcat anybody (bait)

Why not keep it the same way it is? Already to much spamming of non related threads goes on lets keep some separation.

HelSqnProtos
04-13-2005, 09:26 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BaldieJr:
Considering your suana remarks in another thread, I find this post illogical. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

This from one of the biggest OT and spammers on the board? http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif

Aeronautico
04-13-2005, 11:07 AM
I voted one forum only but... what about giving the Pilot's Lounge another chance?

Aeronautico
04-13-2005, 11:16 AM
Uh, I see everybody's on it already... http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
Should read the whole thread before posting.

JFC_danger
04-13-2005, 12:51 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by TROOPER117:
Might as well put it in one big melting pot mate.
Look at the PF forum right now and you will find alot of threads with jack**** to do with the Pacific theatre <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

thats because il2 have INVADED pf forums..... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/10.gif

Viking-S
04-13-2005, 03:31 PM
No need to discuss any more, we will have a merge of the forums.
Smart set up of the poll by the way!

1 I want vanilla ice cream?
2 I want chocolate ice cream with big pieces of chocolate?
3 I want chocolate ice cream with small pieces of chocolate?
4 I don€t care.

Presto! Vanilla won!

dieg777
04-13-2005, 04:31 PM
I think the PF and GD should merge, but no to OT/pilots lounge -there is enough nonsense here sometimes -usually in patch fever season http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/53.gif
The mods do a good job and are very tolerent-but there is no need to encourage it.

ManicGibber
04-14-2005, 12:07 AM
Huh, no point voting now but it has gone the way I wanted it to. Dialup sux's at the best of times, with 1 Forum it is neat and tidy.
My vote makes it 163%

Henkie_
04-14-2005, 01:06 PM
Not interested in the Pacific Fighters and that forum.

If you want to merge forums then why not also Olegs ready room, squadrons room, the German forum and the french forum etc. all in 1?

Now it's nice. If I want to read about squadrons I go to that forum, same with Pacific fighters, if I am interested to read about Pacific fighters I go there. Keep it like it is now.

nearmiss
04-14-2005, 01:49 PM
OK Ivan

The votes are in http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Looks like a landslide vote for 1 forum, when do we get it?

OOps! I forgot, probably after the patch http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif

crazyivan1970
04-15-2005, 10:54 AM
I`m still discussing it with UbiRazz, if he agrees - soon http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

tHeBaLrOgRoCkS
04-15-2005, 06:24 PM
There's a pacific forum ? Where ? http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blink.gif

LEXX_Luthor
04-15-2005, 07:12 PM
I was (choke) wrong. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/51.gif We need a seperate General Discussion forum...

Oleg's Recovery Room
FB/PF forum
General Discussion

Newbies come here for information first, and nothing else. They are going to need FB/PF forum seperated from General Discussion forum. If the Newbies stay, they will then appreciate the community GD.

General Discussion does not have to be off topic, but related to game like "I scored XX Brownie Points on teh internet" and stuff.

As in any Vote, you must basically ignore the current webboard members (think about it)...do what it takes to increase the webboard membership over and above the desires of the current board membership. For fun, we bitter Old Timer Noobs can have General Discussion, but we must keep FB/PF forum clear for the Newbies to be able to quickly find information about the sim as well as easily allow the small number of old timer Noobs who are willing to help the Newbies and share info with them...and...keep the Recovery Room clear for Oleg and other sick programmers. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

KG26_Wulf
04-22-2005, 01:42 PM
Buzz has a good idea, how about we give you an answer in let's say 2 WEEKS! Gotta love it. LOL

VF51_Flatspin
04-30-2005, 11:19 PM
One merged game - one merged forum.

WTE_Ibis
05-01-2005, 12:28 AM
The reason there is so much OT is because there is
not much left to say that hasn't already been said
due to not much happening patchwise.
That'll all change in 2 weeks or when BOB arrives
whichever comes first http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/1241.gif .Personally I couldn't give two squirts of cold tigers'P about PF but it can't be that hard to sort the wheat from the chaff so it bothers me not which way it goes. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/34.gif

Bartsimpson-
05-01-2005, 03:06 AM
Originally posted by crazyivan1970:
Ok, lets hear your opinios about combining Pacific Fighters and General Discussion forums.

I`ll try to cover all possibilities...



i voted i don't care .

Jumoschwanz
05-01-2005, 07:21 AM
I will miss this place when ever they finally get rid of it, it has been home for a long time. S!

Jumoschwanz

tttiger
05-02-2005, 12:02 AM
It's all one game. One forum should cover it.

But ban 'em if they can't spell correctly http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

ttt

LeadSpitter_
05-02-2005, 06:00 AM
I thought the forum update was going to combine the two, what exactly did the forum update do besides add blue text and for now seems to have more bandwidth during peak hours?

It seems search is still porked as well.

Atomic_Marten
05-02-2005, 06:02 AM
Originally posted by LeadSpitter_:
I thought the forum update was going to combine the two, what exactly did the forum update do besides add blue text and for now seems to have more bandwidth during peak hours?

It seems search is still porked as well.

http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/351.gif

And BTW what exactly does this IWS smiley means? Seems to me that more respectful smiley would be more appropriate than this one.

Since I don't come from English speaking territory, I don't find this particular smiley to be so 'funny'. Maybe you guys that are more familiar with English language could enlighten me up on this one.

R_Mutt
05-03-2005, 05:30 PM
I agree with Buzz

Heck, I'd even volunteer to mod an OT forum, I modded CWoS during the "Days of Siggi" this would be a cake walk. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif

DONB3397
05-03-2005, 05:44 PM
Like LS, I thought the 'maintenance' exercise last week would combine them. Since the PF forum is basically another GD forum, it probably makes sense to make a single heading. Most people seem to fly the merged version and mix the a/c, anyway.

GT182
05-03-2005, 06:09 PM
I've been gone a couple of weeks from a HDD meltdown so I didn't get to vote. But as everyone else thinks, a merge would be the way to go. Actually you can just about find the same thing in either forum.... whines or good solid info. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

CI, why didn't they fix the Search function when UBI was down the 25th. That needs to be sorted out soon. Can you get em to work on it?...pretty please

Bearcat99
05-04-2005, 08:29 PM
Originally posted by HelSqnProtos:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by ElAurens:
Merge them.

Merge them now.

We don't need another off topic PL. There are enough cess pools on the web.

Agreed! Merge, and whovever needs to write about their car or license or other gheyness can go to the complete waste of space forum. They appreciate that **** there. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

See now this is the kind of stuff that would get locked and deleted by me in a heartbeat if I were modding a new PL.

A PL like the old PL would not work. It would get out of hand ... quickly.. just as the old PL did all the umpteen times we were all warned untill they just said screw it and shut it down. An OT forum for all those car posts and Silent Hunter posts and Starwars posts... and all that would be great. With maybe mild but highly moderated politics or philosophy topics. For hardcore slander,politics,religion and all the other stuff that would get you banned here, The C.W.O.S. forums are the place to go. The ban stick would swing a lot in the beginning untill people got it. But people would get it...unless they just wanted to be jerks.

How many people who have been here for more that a few months use the shortened term for Japanese that has been deemed offensive by some Japanese and other members of the community and voluntarily removed from the boards? Not many...... granted... the initial take on that was painful and even unneccessary overkill to some.. but eventually they all got it and acted accordingly and all are now happy posters who can get our points across intelligently without offending anyone or loosing what we are trying to say. All it took was a little patience on the part of the community and the mods, a little reason, a few bans and here we are.

I think merging them would be the way to go..... that way we wouldn't have to keep repeating the same stuff in two seperate forums, plus.. it is in our best intrest as a community to promote merging the sims and thereby keeping them alive. This sim (I look at this as one huge multifront sim) is unlike any other piece of software I have ever dealt with. It is layered to such an extent that simply upgrading your hardware can almost give you a new sim, and mind you even on lower settings it is better than any other sim I have ever dealt with. Toss in some of the great usermade utilities and you have a monster.... and keeping this monster as centralized as possible IMO is the better route to take as far as keeping exposure high and keeping the sim rolling. Just make the GD forum the OT one.. and merge FB/PF into a FB 4.X forum.

Old_Canuck
05-05-2005, 01:01 AM
One forum PLEASE. The problem of useless threads will be self correcting as they'll disappear off page one even faster if the forums are merged.

Franzen
05-05-2005, 09:49 PM
Is it possible to have one forum where as the titles simply have different colors.

PF = blue
FB = green
OT = red

We would have no problem sifting through info when we want to find specific info. Those that gripe about things being off-topic wouldn't have to open a title in red, then again "OT" at the beginning of the title never seems to slow them down.

Whatever you guyz do to the forum there will always be griping so I suggest we forget them and think in terms of "interests" and "information".

I think by now mods can smell a rat in a title. Keeping things all in the same forum but separating the interests by colors gives the mods a more efficient way of doing their work. You all know certain interest groups will need mods more than the others. Isn't that why PF forum failed?

I don't know if the "color-thing" can be done but it seems somewhat logical to me considering the posts I've read in this thread.

Fritz

flyplenty
05-19-2005, 02:28 PM
Merging is best. It gets rid of the double threads.

WTE_Tigger
05-30-2005, 05:04 PM
One forum
One community

S!

WTE Tigger

Hawgdog
06-15-2005, 04:59 AM
Originally posted by crazyivan1970:
I`m still discussing it with UbiRazz, if he agrees - soon http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif


This was April 15th....what happened?
Razz no like?

womenfly
06-15-2005, 01:33 PM
Originally posted by Kasdeya:
How about this:
1. Pacific Theater
2. European Theater
3. General Discussion (for the OT stuff)

Basically what Buzz said but add the ETO.


Count me in on this one ... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

<span class="ev_code_PINK">( as long as we all stick to the topic under the section, no mixing like we have now ... http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/heart.gif )</span>

knightflyte
06-15-2005, 04:35 PM
I'm not going to read six pages.......so I'll be quick.

2 rooms:
PF/ILE (eastern/pacific),
and OFF TOPIC.

The only problem with an off topic type room is the discussions can possibly get out of control.

We did have a "sort of" pilots lounge a few years ago if I remember right, but it was shut down because of all the political arguments that occurred.
These may have been because of the 9/11 attack and the war. With everyone being hyper sensative during that period the pilots lounge was shut down. It got very nasty....

I liked going in to read/discuss just about anything. With time passing and hopefully calmer heads prevailing I think a pilots lounge would be great.

ordway
07-01-2005, 02:54 PM
PF is missing one whole war-changing theater. I think it is not complete until PF has at least the Rabul (Solomon's) Campaign (which started with the Russell's Island's invasion and included the Black Sheep and the Jolly Rogers squadrons.)

Before the Rabul campaign the Pacific war was in doubt. After it, people knew that it was just a matter of time.

It's as if IL-2 did not include Kursk or D-day.
The whole Rabul Campaign was pivotal.

Please, Please, Please include it.

-Richard Ordway