noob forum

Discussion in 'Site Discussions & Suggestions' started by PhaTdrU, Apr 21, 2003.

Apr 21, 2003

noob forum by PhaTdrU at 1:28 AM (856 Views / 0 Likes) 13 replies

  1. PhaTdrU
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    Member PhaTdrU GBAtemp's Phattest Member (o_O)

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    hey kiv, i was thinking that it maybe a good idea to have a forum for newbies to introduce themselves..
    waddya think? seeing the way that this forum has rapidly grown, it may be a good idea, not only can they introduce themselves, they can also ask noob questions there.. i think that this will solve or maybe lessen the typical 'can i get a bla-bla rom ' question. its just my two cents.... [​IMG]
     
  2. Marrratta

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    Very good idea as I am a newbie to get the experts to answer our questions which may seem silly to you but not to a newbie Especially if they are like me and computer illiterate. Which we could Rate the answers to our questions and have a leader board
    for the xperts
    Brian
     
  3. lutomes

    Member lutomes GBAtemp Fan

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    It sounds like a good idea, although most newbs wont post there. The ones that are are problem, i.e. asking for roms, are the ones that dont read the rules, dont search the forums, and wont even realise there is a newb section in the forums.
     
  4. Battleman100

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    You've got a point there, but you are mistaking n00bs for annoying idiots who don't read the rules [​IMG]

    But seriously, it would be a good idea. Whilst there are specific forums to ask questions in, they are sometimes answered in a presumptious way, assuming that person knows a lot about GBA stuff already.

    Perhaps an GBATemp FAQ could be posted as a sticky topic there too!
     
  5. alfre

    Banned alfre Banned Member < it's true now

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    yeah alright but not on the startpage right above because 'normal' members don't want to read it (I don't)

    Like KiVan is going to read this forum
     
  6. Tempest Stormwin

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    Guys, it's already done. Use Off-Topic or Testing for introductions; people will notice.

    And the mods and admins DO read this forum.

    -Tempest out.-
     
  7. alfre

    Banned alfre Banned Member < it's true now

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    I know but that doesn't that KiVan is reading it
     
  8. Burning Knuckles

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    It'd be nice to not have to see every lame introduction thread in the general forum. As for the idiots who don't read rules problem I suggest you add easter eggs in your rules. I'll elaborate if you are interested.
     
  9. Marrratta

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    I am a n00b who did not read the rules or search the forums for a few days until i got the hang of it and I asked annoying questions only because GBA I didn't understand how this forum worked I got some very good answers. which i understood Then some of the answers were right over my head and I didn't understand
     
  10. X-Gamer

    Former Staff X-Gamer GBATemp RPG Master

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    I'm with Tempest on this one, let's stick with the Off-topic and Testing sections for the noobs to ask their questions. After all, isn't that what those sections were made for, to discuss about all kind of topics?
     
  11. Fusion Master

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    Umm...

    I've already posted about this before....
     
  12. Ap0cAl1pS3

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    i dont think thats a good idea.

    there are already two topics that newbies could use to ask questions about the forum (General off-topic chat,Testing Area).

    and irc is always a good place for them to ask , and be answered fast ( on #gbatemp).
     
  13. PhaTdrU
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    i think that the off topic channel is a good one huh? i mean it seems kinda weird if its in the testing area. what will they think??? were gonna test them? (:wtf:) and marratta..? dont worry about it, im computer illiterate mysef!! [​IMG]
     
  14. KiVan

    Former Staff KiVan Hooray! Member n# 1!!!

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    regarding the newbies introducing themselves the offtopic forum is ok...
    regarding the newbies question they can be made in the proper forum areas...
    there's no n00b questions .. just n00b answers [​IMG]
     

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