Threads at the top!

I think stickies should be banned...

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   pirate
12/11/2009 at 16:11

sorry but I do!

The whole of idea of one thread deemed important enough to be at the top of the page is kind of elitist.

Sure it makes it easier to find but really, how hard is it to look for something?

Sorry if this offends those that have made stickies, no offence taken, I just wonder why it's so necessary?

12/11/2009 at 16:17

Que?

What do you mean?  Have I missed something?

   pirate
12/11/2009 at 16:21

Wilkie the threads at the top of tri have 'stickies!' as in someone has asked RW to make them stay at the top, hence the certificate looking symbol that makes them special.

They will remain there until requested that they loose their stickiness and then they will fall down the list unless someone posts on them.

12/11/2009 at 16:38

Oh, I see. 

So why don't people just put a bookmark on the threads that they are following?  Swat I do!

Bouncing Barlist    pirate
12/11/2009 at 16:47
I agree with you AL, there isnt really any justification, we've managed perfectly fine for years without them.

If the threads important enough it will stay at the top on its own.  If its not important and so deemed to need to be sticky its just getting in the way. 

Natural selection.


Runners World please remove the stickies.
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
12/11/2009 at 16:56

If we had a spitroast thread, that'd be quite sticky

seren nos    pirate
12/11/2009 at 16:59
got to agree with you on this one AL......if you want to keep it on the top then post on it
12/11/2009 at 17:01
I can't see what the problem is - if you don't like what they're about, they're easy enough to ignore....

many fora use stickies - they have their uses
12/11/2009 at 17:04
Want to place a bet on who emails Catherine to get this stickied?
seren nos    pirate
12/11/2009 at 17:04

when i see it at the top I keep thinking that there is something new on there only to see no-one has posted for days............

12/11/2009 at 17:05
But you can look at the date and see when the last post was?
12/11/2009 at 17:10
exactly LN
   pirate
12/11/2009 at 17:12
FB, or those in support of stickies please tell me why they are deserved in the place? What's their justification?
12/11/2009 at 17:15
I didn't say the have any justification AL, or am supporting them - I just don't see a problem with them!

   pirate
12/11/2009 at 17:17
But soon there could be LOADS of stickies.... what's to stop everyone asking for them??
Edited: 12/11/2009 at 17:18
kittenkat    pirate
12/11/2009 at 17:22

I think there is a time and a place for stickies, for example we had a challenge running on the USA site a couple of months ago and everyone would have lost the database link if it wasn't stickied. I see no problem with the odd one if it's a thread that will benefit people.

Those of us who waste too much time here can navigate the site really easily because we know where to find things. Newer people can't.

12/11/2009 at 17:23
AL - and your point is??? it's down to RW to police it, not us!
Edited: 12/11/2009 at 17:23
kittenkat    pirate
12/11/2009 at 17:23
al.. asking for them is one thing, doesn't mean that RW will grant the wish.
   pirate
12/11/2009 at 17:25
fat buddha wrote (see)
AL - and your point is??? it's down to RW to police it, not us!

fair point.

I just find them annoying! But yeah, each to their own I guess!

12/11/2009 at 17:27
fat buddha wrote (see)
it's down to RW to police it, not us!

Don't completely agree with that FB. When I first joined another forum that allows stickies, there was 25 of the suckers. Some of the threads hadn't been posted on for months. Now there's four.

If people request something to be stickied i.e the Manchester social, someone should request the thread to be unstickied after the event. We know RW don't have much time to maintain the forums now so expecting they will unsticky threads at the appropriate time isn't going to work.

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