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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #60 on: February 22, 2013, 10:13:05 AM »
The registration is stagnating by the members from the old forum to the new forum.

What can we do?

There is currently 168 members on this site. I think that is pretty amazing for less than 1 month of being operational. Signups are likely to be much lower now and will steadily pickup when the following occur:

(1) New product is released and people are looking for information or rule clarifications.
(2) People learn about the site at other sites and blogs such as BGG, FortressAT, BoardGameInfo, etc.

I am surprised with the number of sign ups and think it is a very good sign that this site has re-achieved inertia to go forward. It will likely just be a slower pace now with a few blips or increases once in awhile.

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #61 on: February 22, 2013, 12:21:48 PM »
Yeah, a lot of the members were inactive, or only signed up to download the CAR. You'll never get all of them back.

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #62 on: February 22, 2013, 01:06:10 PM »
or only signed up to download the CAR.

^ this. We could probably generate more signups if we made Rules and Workshop accessible by members only.

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #63 on: February 22, 2013, 02:37:41 PM »
What I did was, to call with HiG yesterday.

Now we have the 2nd link to our CarcassonneCentral forum at the HiG Homepage .

http://www.hans-im-glueck.de/carcassonne/carcassonne-grundspiel/

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« Last Edit: February 22, 2013, 02:42:44 PM by kettlefish »

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #64 on: February 22, 2013, 10:46:47 PM »
Took me all evening, but I finally got an aggregated list of the latest threads from BoardGameGeek showing on the forum home page. It took three attempts before I was successful, and it doesn't help that there are 336 different feeds pertaining to Carcassonne including expansions and spin-offs. I'm quite happy with the end result because it's very configurable and easy to expand when more expansions and spin-offs are released.

The 10 most recent threads are listed, with the most recent at the top.

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #65 on: February 23, 2013, 05:32:59 AM »
Took me all evening, but I finally got an aggregated list of the latest threads from BoardGameGeek showing on the forum home page. It took three attempts before I was successful, and it doesn't help that there are 336 different feeds pertaining to Carcassonne including expansions and spin-offs. I'm quite happy with the end result because it's very configurable and easy to expand when more expansions and spin-offs are released.

The 10 most recent threads are listed, with the most recent at the top.

Thanks Scott,
that list looks good with the latest threads from BGG. Now it makes sense.

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #66 on: February 23, 2013, 08:11:12 AM »
What I did was, to call with HiG yesterday.

Now we have the 2nd link to our CarcassonneCentral forum at the HiG Homepage .

http://www.hans-im-glueck.de/carcassonne/carcassonne-grundspiel/

the box: "Foren"

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #67 on: February 26, 2013, 12:34:09 PM »
The profile here at the CarcassonneCentral forum:
Only a thought:
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We have in the Carcassonne-Forum in the profile follows:

BGG: yes/no
BGG name: kettlefish

CarcCentral: yes/no
CarcCentral name: kettlefish
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What do you think about?

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Re: Any last things need doing before opening doors to all members?
« Reply #68 on: February 26, 2013, 12:49:42 PM »
I can add some fields for that, but I think two us enough. Don't need yes/no fields.


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