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Old 18-08-2011   #16
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

Quote Originally Posted by Shadeyman View Post
Instead of spreading Tuning and Modifying info all over the site making it difficult to find, put it all in a "Tuning and Modifying" section with "general" and "model specific" areas contained in it? All the info tuners and modifiers could want kept in one place making it easy to find?
So instead of going into the X1/9 section to find information on tuning them, I would go to "Tuning & Customising" then select the X1/9 part of that forum? Seems a bit counter intuitive to me, and a waste of time. Especially with what we have now, all the information that is relevant to particular cars in their sub-forums.
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

Quote Originally Posted by Venters View Post
So you want to drop the tuning prefix?
If there was a Tuning & Modifying section would there be any need for it?
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

I do have something constructive to add - you want to change something that works perfectly well, and only fails when people don't use it right.
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So instead of going into the X1/9 section to find information on tuning them, I would go to "Tuning & Customising" then select the X1/9 part of that forum? Seems a bit counter intuitive to me, and a waste of time. Especially with what we have now, all the information that is relevant to particular cars in their sub-forums.
If you require security or ICE info for your X1/9 you use the Security and I.C.E. sections of the forum. Why is Tuning & Modifying and different?
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If there was a Tuning & Modifying section would there be any need for it?
no, it could work other way around like members motors and auction watch. every thing in one section prefixed to car if needed so it will show up in both sections.

would make the car sections more friendlier from the outside as well, with out all the arguments about what mods are best in there
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I do have something constructive to add - you want to change something that works perfectly well, and only fails when people don't use it right.
Its fails to work, need I say more?

A better option is needed.
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no, it could work other way around like members motors and auction watch. every thing in one section prefixed to car if needed so it will show up in both sections.

would make the car sections more friendlier from the outside as well, with out all the arguments about what mods are best in there
Now thats a good idea.
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Quote Originally Posted by Shadeyman View Post
If there was a Tuning & Modifying section would there be any need for it?
So drop a single prefix to make a new section with about 20 prefixes. I fail to see how that makes anything simpler.
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

The forum already has too many sections and too much duplication. Plus the prefix system works really well.

I look at a lot of car forums, the ones that are organised by model are far easier to view than the ones that are over organised with a section for everything plus the kitchen sink.
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

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Its fails to work, need I say more?
Thinking about this, I think you do need to say more.
How does it not work as it is?

I've found the tuning prefix to work very well. The only exception being people not choosing it for another prefix when maybe tuning would be the better option. But these people would not leave the model section find the tuning section then select the correct prefix there.

If someone can't get something simple right the best option isn't to make it more complicated for them is it?

Lets not forget we had a tuning section in the past. Guess what?

People couldn't use it properly.
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Lets not forget we had a tuning section in the past.
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

Members will fail to use things properly, were human, its what we do.

The tuning prefix may well work if it use correctly but many dont use it correctly.

Put info into an easy to find section and label it appropriately, makes things much easier for everyone, members trying to find info and MODs know where to transfer it to when nubies post in the wrong place.

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I'm sure a Tuning and Modifying section would see a lot of new members. New member looking for tuning and modifying info find it difficult to find and are not greeted to well in some model specific sections.
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

Quote Originally Posted by Shadeyman View Post

Put info into an easy to find section and label it appropriately, makes things much easier for everyone, members trying to find info and MODs know where to transfer it to when nubies post in the wrong place.
Like a tuning prefix in the model section?
I'm not anti change here, it just sounds like change for changes sake.
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Re: Tuning & Modifiying section - Poll.

Quote Originally Posted by Venters View Post
Like a tuning prefix in the model section?
I'm not anti change here, it just sounds like change for changes sake.
Its strange you should say that as it seems to be mainly MODs that are against having a seperate section.

I know someone has to moderate the new section and as most MODs don't seem to be intrested in Tuning & Modifying at all I can see why, but many others are and the info is hard to find here. With or without a prefix if ALL tuning & modifying info was in ONE section it would be easier to find and better for everyone. Only the Tuning & Modifying moderater would have the job of re-asigning the correct prefix's to the threads instead of all MOD's looking for somewhere to label or dump tuning info.
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