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Success Stories board format

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SylviaInCanada Report 5 Jun 2011 22:12

I haven't looked at the Success Board since it went into the new format


JaneyCanuck Report 5 Jun 2011 21:42

I liked it when the board read like one flat thread -- all the posts could be read by looking at the board, without having to click on individual posts.

I used to look at it every week or so, a quick read through people's happy endings.

Frankly, I'm never going to bother clicking on individual posts to read them, and then back to the board, lather rinse repeat.

So I imagine not many other people are going to either.

The Success Stories board is a bit of good publicity for the site, and also lets people know how other members have had success -- searching trees and contacting relations, posting on the boards and getting help from other members, etc.

Also, it was easy to spot the posts that didn't belong there -- people asking for help -- and I've often sent off a quick PM to suggest posting on a help board instead, and sometimes even got thanks back from confused newbies.

I am failing to see the reason for the new format!