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Heather

Heather Report 31 Aug 2008 21:58

Margaret, I dont understand your posting - why would they trawl through 15 pages to get to the useful bit? Its on page 1.

Have you got the Sort By box (to the right top of every thread) set to "Newest First" instead of "Oldest First"? That is the only explanation I can think of that makes you confused by what we are doing to assist new members.

Most of us have that box set to Oldest First by default - which means a new member would click on the thread and read the first postings which contain the useful info.

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 31 Aug 2008 21:05

Margaret, have you read Heather's Tips for Newbies? Good tips - constantly nudged so that they are available for new folk. What more can I say? I'm running out of explanations. ps. Feel free to join our group of happy talkative nudgers.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 31 Aug 2008 21:03

Unless GR can be persuaded to make a stickie out of this, there isn't any other way to keep it on the front page, so that newbies can read the first couple of posts.

And THAT is all that anyone has to read.


Meanwhile ........ peeps complained in the past because there were sooooooooooo many stickies on the front page, and they had to scroll down so far to get to what they wanted to read.





Seems to me you can't please everyone.








sylvia

Ann

Ann Report 31 Aug 2008 20:57

i dont think margarets getting the point,
you dont have to trawl through 15 pages or 17 as it is now the info is on page 1' all other nudges etc are to keep it at the front for newbies etc to see there is'nt another way to keep it there and some of us make quips along the way

Madmeg

Madmeg Report 31 Aug 2008 20:19

It's me again, I said I would admit defeat, but I can't see how this lot helps a newbie at all. They might find the link up at the top of the page, but there is nothing of any value unless they trawl though 15 pages of mostly rubbish to get to the useful bits.

Folks, I am not complaining just for me, please do access the thread and imagine you are a newbie - it does nothing for you! It is a chatroom.

Sorry again, just trying to help others.

Margaret

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 31 Aug 2008 19:59

lunchtime nudge

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 31 Aug 2008 19:40

lonely nudge

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 31 Aug 2008 14:56

Hellllooooo!

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 31 Aug 2008 08:15

There weren't any!
Morning nudge.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 31 Aug 2008 01:16

ready for the middle of the nighters

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 30 Aug 2008 21:53

nearly zzzzzzzzztime

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 30 Aug 2008 19:07

So I just reposted it!!!!!!!!1

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 30 Aug 2008 17:11

Hi all. Been out all day. Sile, one of my threads just weeeennnnnntttttttt! nudge.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 30 Aug 2008 06:19

ready for early risers anonymous

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 30 Aug 2008 01:41

thinking hard!

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 29 Aug 2008 22:22

His name? Think about it. I'm off. Night night.

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 29 Aug 2008 19:21

sometimes a cuddly little lap dog


sometimes a bloomin' great wolfhound!

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 29 Aug 2008 19:05

Gosh. What does he look like then??

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 29 Aug 2008 18:52

imaginary!

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 29 Aug 2008 12:09

What kind of doggie?