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  1. aitchly
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    In light of:
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    It would be wonderful to combine threads that have the same topic. Lots of sticky questions of moderators who have that power, but perhaps some functionality can be added similar to the 'likes' that allows users to indicate that a thread repeats a question previously asked.
     
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    I would second this request - especially as it will hopefully prevent future members with the same questions or issues from asking them again and again. "Search" response here would definitely not be your friend - there is a thing as too much information messing up clarity!
     
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    Having 369 threads or so already in this category quickly leaves anything past page 1 or 2 in an unread pile. There is
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    What to do when other fora get unwieldy . . . sub fora and combining threads?

    Another example:
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    I agree. This is something that really needs to get settled before the end of Beta (ie...March 1st). Otherwise beware the ides of March will have to be rewritten! ;)
     
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    I would assume that multiple threads will be able to combine into the Wikis once live.
     
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    If you want merge/move/title edits done then you have to ask first. Click report.
     
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    The downside there is we don't want to have 5,000 post megathreads. There was a bit of discussion about housekeeping items at the San Francisco gathering this weekend and I would expect this to be addressed in the near future. A number of suggestions were offered by participants.
     
  8. aitchly
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    So we are back to Wiki-land?
     
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    That was one of several suggestions offered.
     
  10. aitchly
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    Is there a summary or minutes from the meeting? 'Twould be interesting to see what was discussed.
     
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    I also would love to see a summary, especially if I am unable to make the NYC Do this weekend! :)
     
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    alas neither will I as I will be enjoying the friendly national beer of texas for another week.
     
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    Take a look at Cholula's post HERE as he covers it pretty well. We covered many of the same topics at SFO.
     
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