[Sugestion]Temporary LulzSec Sticky in USN

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  1. cwstjdenobs
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    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    Pretty much what the title says. Some people are already trying to post new bits of info in existing threads, I think because at this point it's all one connected rolling story of the same old shit and pretty soon I can see the USN having nothing but LulzSec copycat/fake threads filling up the first two pages every day. The sticky could encourage people to keep it in one place and then if anything major and/or unique comes up it can be transferred into it's own thread as and when it's seen fit.

    Just an idea.
     
  2. Rydian

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    I can dig this, actually.
     
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    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    TBH I was half thinking of suggesting stickying and moving to the EOF. But I don't know if you can have moved threads stickied.
     
  4. omgpwn666

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    No doubt that this is a good idea. All the latest info from GBAtemp users in one spot.
     
  5. RupeeClock

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    It would stagnate discussion of new developments in the story, but it could actually be a good thing.
    On the other hand it could make needless busywork of locking up threads made outside the sticky.

    I'm against it since one half of the news is lulzsec, the other half is who was affected.
    It's suggesting that news of a company's hacking should be moved to a dedicated section because of the perpetrator, which sounds off.
     
  6. Sterling

    Sterling GBAtemp's Silver Hero

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    I say yes and no. On the one hand we have a staffer saying yes. (One of the most dedicated mag staff at any rate) On the other, I also agree with RupeeClock. It may increase the workload with no end in sight. I'm in between myself, but if there are staff that are willing to do it, then I say yes.
     
  7. Phoenix Goddess

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    I vote yes. I'm a bit sick of going to the news section, wanting to see some gamer news and seeing the word LulzSec everywhere. If it was stickied, that would be quite helpful.
    For the ones that turns out fake, staff could just delete the post or posters can see that it's fake and no need to repost it should the first post of the fake get deleted.
     
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    cwstjdenobs Sodomy non sapiens

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    Actually RupeeClock, you make a good point I didn't think of, especially on the extra workload on the staff involved. Not just locking threads but thinking about it I guess it's totally unfair to expect anyone to want to be the one deciding what can have it's own thread or not. I can just see a serious shitstorm of total BS and FUD stuff coming out over the next couple of weeks.

    Really sorry, bad idea is bad and badly thought out.
     
  9. Bladexdsl

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    i've got a better idea: bann ALL lulzsec threads from here on!
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
  10. Joe88

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    unless its important (leaked passwords list or if when they are arrested) then theres no reason for thread, much less a whole section
    we dont need 50 threads about random ddos sites that they took down for an hour

    a single thread would be a better idea
     
  11. DigitalDeviant

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    I completely agree with you, quite logical.
     
  12. Rydian

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    I think a single one would be better because there's not really anything special about the hacks. It's the same group going around and finding basic exploits in big-name companies and releasing details to get attention each time.
     
  13. Quincy

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    A stickie would sure as hell help to get the news section more tidy!