Saturday gets a thread whether it likes it or not

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  1. octophone

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    Streaks etc.
     
  2. Ag

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    Not
     
  3. Rita

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    Have we ever gone through a day WITHOUT a daily thread?
     
  4. lolly

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    Probably not since they became a thing. We never had them at all originally, though.
     
  5. Dark Carnival

    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    I'm partial to an unconsenting Saturday
     
  6. octophone

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    I don't recall how they started or who started them. I have had a couple of off-Moopy spells, unless it happened during one of those...
     
  7. Ag

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    I suspect it was very much in the early days of Moopy. I remember we'd have evening threads as well. They'd often get into 100s of posts in our hey day.
     
  8. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I think very early on we didn't need them. We were so busy, and if people had a thought, that pretty much was a thread on its own. It was only when things got quieter a bit later on that they became the main thread.
     
  9. octophone

    octophone fucking ADMIN, bitches

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    I remember that on Dotmusic, for sure - there was essentially daytime and evening posters.
     
  10. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    And overnight posters!
     
  11. Indie

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    Pretty sure I did a weekend thread instead of individual daily ones once. Streak already broken.
     
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    Dark Carnival Missss Vaaaaaanjie

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    Indie tells kids Santa doesn’t exist
     
  13. Halli

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    Erm the term was 'Night Crew' :D
     
  14. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    Just how busy was it in the early days? I never joined until 2012, I guess it had peaked way before then.
     
  15. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    I imagine we hit in a day the number of posts we get in a week now. And then some.
     
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  16. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Look at POTW from a week in August 2007

    TW LW PK CWC Total

    01 11 01 43 Agnetha - 702
    02 01 01 43 lolly - 437
    03 13 03 05 Jake - 344
    04 04 01 02 Sheena - 285
    05 08 03 21 Star - 247
    06 06 01 15 Rachey - 245
    07 02 01 34 Sild - 240
    08 07 02 12 WiDGe-> - 238
    09 10 04 43 David - 223
    09 14 01 05 Mericat - 223

    11 20 02 11 Kate - 186
    12 RE 05 01 Emma - 178
    13 09 03 06 funky - 164
    14 RE 04 01 Suedehead - 163
    15 03 02 33 VoR - 161
    16 31 16 03 everpres - 157
    17 17 08 09 Eileen - 156
    18 RE 02 01 Suomi - 148
    19 05 02 12 loomer - 145
    20 27 08 03 Madison - 132

    21 21 04 02 Dark Carnival - 122
    22 37 06 03 Snork Maiden - 113
    23 29 15 04 Moonbaby - 106
    24 15 08 03 Rita - 102
    25 25 03 04 Halli - 101
    26 23 15 03 Kitty Kat - 92
    27 18 12 11 Indie - 86
    28 12 03 02 TomLondon - 81
    29 RE 05 01 delirium - 79
    30 38 12 02 Gavin - 78
    30 23 06 13 Diddy - 78

    32 33 02 21 cwej - 77
    33 19 09 18 Ellie - 71
    34 30 01 02 Ill Advised - 67
    35 16 06 06 Loufoque - 58
    36 34 19 05 Andries - 57
    37 28 07 02 swangali - 56
    37 RE 32 01 Little My 56
    39 39 01 05 Apocalypt-flyer - 52
    40 RE 20 01 Robbie - 48
     
  17. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    Well forums generally have been slowly dying over the years as social media takes over. Though I think the fact that so many people have left and we hardly ever get new members who stick around is probably the main reason why we're much quieter these days.
     
  18. Kalabaliken

    Kalabaliken Pop Precision Since 1978

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    How many of that list are still actively posting? You'll be lucky if it's half.
     
  19. lolly

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    It probably is about half, although some in a very reduced capacity.
     
  20. lolly

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    Well, I mean all of us are at a very reduced capacity, obviously. But some relatively more so than others. It's just the way it is. The fact we have so much history is remarkable.
     
  21. Ag

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    I couldn't even do 700 posts a month these days.
     
  22. lolly

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    I think I possibly managed it for Eurovision. Otherwise, not likely.
     
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    My post count remains pretty similar, oddly.
     
  24. octophone

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    The more posts there are, the more there is to which one can potentially reply - volume breeds volume. Also, forums and newsgroups were how the community aspect of the internet worked pre-Facebook and Twitter. Myspace seemed to work alongside forums rather than replace them because conversation didn't happen via myspace (RIP MSN Messenger).

    Ah, this is bringing back memories of when the internet was still fun.
     
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    Speaking of smilies - when I was fixing the broken ones (up yours Photobucket), I did consider disabling Rustie and Su what with them being a pair of Brexiters. Too partisan?
     
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  28. lolly

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    But you were more character actress than leading lady in those days
     
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  29. lolly

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    I have no issue with this.

    I'd also prefer it if the 'old moopy smilies' could be the default, rather than the new ones.
     
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    I'll have a fiddle about and see if the old smilies can be the default.
     
  31. Shirley

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    I DO NOT AGREE WITH THAT AT ALL
     
  32. Shirley

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    About Rustie and Su that is.
     
  33. octophone

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    Right...I see how this is done...essentially uncatergorised smilies come first, the categories...so I need to move the classics out of the folder and move the new ones into a new folder. Which has to be done individually.
     
  34. lolly

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    That means nothing to me :D

    But if it's too much faff, don't worry about it.
     
  35. octophone

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    Just found a short cut. Game on.
     
  36. octophone

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    Also, I have the master of my new album to listen to, so that's a spare 40 minutes right there.
     
  37. Yvonne Mondle

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    I’ve felt for a while that they’re respectively shorthand for Comedy Black Person and Comedy Mentally Ill Person, neither of which particularly appeals, although I do acknowledge that they’re not necessarily used for those exact purposes by fellow chat loungers. Still, Kipper and Brexiteer? BYE GIRLS
     
  38. Shirley

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    I'm in a MINORITY I'M SURE but I don't think we should even have got rid of HITLER
     
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    Oh actually I agree with that. BRING BACK HITLER :disco:
     
  40. lolly

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    Well, or give us a Jay Aston one

    EITHER WAY
     
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