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Offline EmCommer

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Regional boards
« on: June 22, 2013, 01:51:23 am »
We have an area for regional rides, but it would be great to have an area for regional discussions.  Maybe even state boards under them as well.  These would be for general discussions on local topics, like finding local resources (mechanics, dalvage yards, etc).

Just a thought.

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Re: Regional boards
« Reply #1 on: June 27, 2013, 12:01:32 am »


As far as regional/state boards, a lot of people here know folks from various parts of the country. I think whatever activity on the forums would be stunted just from the hassle factor of having to check each state/region to see if there is something or someone of interest.

Having visited other forii, I think this one has pegged it pretty well for the size of the audience. Thanks, BTW, to whoever set the threads up.
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Re: Regional boards
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2013, 09:03:16 am »


As far as regional/state boards, a lot of people here know folks from various parts of the country. I think whatever activity on the forums would be stunted just from the hassle factor of having to check each state/region to see if there is something or someone of interest.

Having visited other forii, I think this one has pegged it pretty well for the size of the audience. Thanks, BTW, to whoever set the threads up.

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While it may seem trivial, while setting up this forum a predominant amount if time was spent determining section areas that would facilitate discussions and ease of use, while being easier to manage. This is one of those cases where more is not better. As forum manager Norm was a huge contributor when this forum was instantiated by the admins. 

As stated in the club's Constitution, "The Club's goal is to provide a venue for members to forge new friendships, explore new locales and share tips on motorcycling, motorcycle maintenance, accessories, and safety.  The Club strives to foster goodwill among members and among the public toward motorcyclists."  Too much division by use of regional sections can lead to segmentation. will lead to a

Ideas for improvement are always welcome and given consideration by the admins.  Some have been implemented, like the addition of the racing section.
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Re: Regional boards
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2013, 11:18:17 pm »
Steve Smith and Steve J thanks for your kind words.    :beerchug:


     Brian,
               We did hash that over when setting the forum up but decided not to have too many boards broken down by area. You can always start a thread in the regional area of interest on any topic but we try and keep the tech stuff in tech areas and social things in the open forum. We have tried to avoid segmenting by area to keep us more like one group.  Thanks for your suggestion 

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