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    The 2012 Database Discussion Thread

    Post here all your requests for new threads or discuss the addition of new threads or new ideas/suggestions for the forum.
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    are you going to start each thread or do we want to do some sort of system where in someone who particularly likes a film and is the first to see it decides they are fine with taking on keeping it updated?

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    Cool. We need to get a thread for a specific film in here to see how it works in practice.

    The only thing I'm concerned about is the number of threads for films seen by only one or two people (i.e. limited release films) clogging everything up. Perhaps only a moderator should be allowed to create threads for specific films based on the wide releases of that week, and anything else can go in a stickied Limited Release/Festival Thread, which could just operate like Ezee's format. Any film that starts off in here can be elevated to its own thread once a certain number of people have seen it, maybe?
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    I posted Ti West's The Innkeepers to get the ball rolling.
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    Quote Quoting transmogrifier (view post)
    Cool. We need to get a thread for a specific film in here to see how it works in practice.

    The only thing I'm concerned about is the number of threads for films seen by only one or two people (i.e. limited release films) clogging everything up. Perhaps only a moderator should be allowed to create threads for specific films based on the wide releases of that week, and anything else can go in a stickied Limited Release/Festival Thread, which could just operate like Ezee's format. Any film that starts off in here can be elevated to its own thread once a certain number of people have seen it, maybe?
    We have tons of server space and a search function that I believe still works fine. I would prefer we not restrict it yet. I mean, Nick and Boner have a right to vote for the films.
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    Quote Quoting transmogrifier (view post)
    clogging everything up.
    I doubt it will clog up as you say only because if only two people see it then it'll just get pushed to the back as people keep discussing and updating bigger films.

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    Quote Quoting Raiders (view post)
    We have tons of server space and a search function that I believe still works fine. I would prefer we not restrict it yet. I mean, Nick and Boner have a right to vote for the films.
    Fair enough. So there will be a sticky at the top with a list of the films that all have threads dedicated to them, with links straight to that thread? And so if we don't see a film on that list, we can create our own (and perhaps comment in that sticky that we have done so, so that the mod can add it to the list)?
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    Fun.
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    Quote Quoting Spinal (view post)
    Fun.
    I literally waved my hand in front of nose to avoid the stench of sarcasm coming from your voice. :lol:

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    I wasn't being sarcastic. :sad:
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    Quote Quoting Spinal (view post)
    I wasn't being sarcastic. :sad:
    Oh, sorry! I just assumed with as much as you were mocking the multiple rating systems that you found this way over-the-top. I stand corrected...and yes, fun!

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    Do you guys think it would be best to have the threads sorted alphabetically or by last posting date (which will include voting in the poll, but NOT voting PRO/CON)?
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    Quote Quoting Derek (view post)
    as much as you were mocking the multiple rating systems
    It's an addiction. I'm trying to stop.
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    Alphabetically seems like the easiest system to me.

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    This is fantastic work, Raiders.
    Sure why not?

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    How far in advance do you want someone to make a thread? The week of its release?

    Edit: This is to prevent several thread being spawned that aren't released until the summer (Batman, Avengers, etc).
    Sure why not?

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    Quote Quoting Watashi (view post)
    This is fantastic work, Raiders.
    Yes, I hope everyone is repping Raiders for this. Not only saves a lot of manual work, but should be more organized and nicer to look at this way.

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    Quote Quoting Watashi (view post)
    How far in advance do you want someone to make a thread? The week of its release?

    Edit: This is to prevent several thread being spawned that aren't released until the summer (Batman, Avengers, etc).
    The threads don't really need to be released until close to the release date. Before that, the discussion would be in the Upcoming thread for the film.

    Ideally, the first person who sees the film, and who has a couple spare moments, would create the thread here.
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    Quote Quoting Watashi (view post)
    How far in advance do you want someone to make a thread? The week of its release?

    Edit: This is to prevent several thread being spawned that aren't released until the summer (Batman, Avengers, etc).
    I would say no more than a week before it's released or when someone sees it early (press screening, festival, etc.) and is certain it has a 2012 release date.

    EDIT: What Raiders said.

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    We should probably have a thread for The Devil Inside since that's the first "major" new release of the year. I have no problem making it but then you need to add the poll and "rate this film" part, correct?
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    Are none of these polls public? Shouldn't they be public?
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    Quote Quoting EyesWideOpen (view post)
    We should probably have a thread for The Devil Inside since that's the first "major" new release of the year. I have no problem making it but then you need to add the poll and "rate this film" part, correct?
    You add the poll when creating the thread. The "Rate This Film" part is added automatically.
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    soitgoes... wait a minute! You aren't making the polls public. They have to have who voted viewable by everyone.

    Unfortunately, once a vote it cast I can't make it a public poll. I will have to delete these threads.
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    Quote Quoting Raiders (view post)
    soitgoes... wait a minute! You aren't making the polls public. They have to have who voted viewable by everyone.

    Unfortunately, once a vote it cast I can't make it a public poll. I will have to delete these threads.
    Yeah, I never created a poll thread before. I'll redo them.

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    Neat forum, and it looks nice. I look forward to being able to participate finally somewhere around, say March or April :lol:

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