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The future of this forum

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    Administrators, Social & Fun Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 55,468 admin Beasty

    We have been undertaking a review of a number of Sports forums and Table Tennis has been identified as one for closure

    Before doing so we wanted to give any viewers (as there are clearly no "regulars" currently contributing to the forum) the opportunity to comment.

    The local mod has not been aound for some time and I have been keeping an eye on the forum. I will try and deal with any questions in connection with this proposal.

    In terms of where people should post in connection with Table Tennis going forward I see 2 options which I would welcome feedback on.

    One would be to use the "General Sports" forum, another may be to make another similar forum (eg covering certain sports that take place indoors) that accomodates a variety of sports.


  • I suppose "Racquet Sports" might be more suitable?

  • I'm looking to move this forward, and have been discussing it with the other Admins

    So here's what we are proposing:

    1. We will proceed to close the Sports forums I earmarked last year. At the same time we are proposing to introduce tagging within the General Sports forum, so any threads relating to Table Tennis will be clearly marked as such.
    2. We will add tags for sports that are already actively discussed in General Sports, such as the Olympics and Winter Olympics
    3. If there are any active threads in the forums that are being closed we will transfer them to General Sports
    4. There are one or two other sports that may benefit from tagging under "umbrella" titles (such as some of the Racquet sports) - equally they may attract more traffic if tagged within General Sports. I'll start discussions in some of those forums to gauge support for alternative options

    If anyone who posts here has any further comments about these proposals I am happy to listen and discuss as appropriate.


  • OK, just to let you all know I'll be closing this forum to new posts over the weekend