what if admins give up the temp?

Discussion in 'The Edge of the Forum' started by migles, May 22, 2017.

  1. migles
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    before the temp i used to wander in other gaming forums, and well, some of them died, one of the common reasons is the owners give up\grow up\die\now have a family and they can't keep it up\costs... you name it... forums eventually die.. some of them are left abandoned to their fate until the owner stops paying for it. but most cases the owner makes a statement and closes it up..

    what if you went to gbatemp only to find a "site closed" screen..
    what would you do?
    when do you think it gonna happen? (no website last forever)
     
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  2. proflayton123

    proflayton123 悲しみ

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    I'd be quite upset to see a community and a place its self to go on and feel calm and things, making friends too.


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  3. hobbledehoy899

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    I'd hope to see it gone by the end of the year.
     
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  4. Dionicio3

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    If temp dies I would cry
     
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    4chan and tumblr mashed. People can have left or right opinions and not be bashed as hard.
     
  6. B_E_P_I_S_M_A_N

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    I don't think the Temp will die. However, do I think that most current and active members here will be gone by 2027? Probably.

    People come here in waves. They also move on in waves, kinda. I've looked back on some old threads from 2007, or even as recent as 2012, and I've noticed that most people involved in said threads don't post here anymore. It's kinda sad, but it's life; people move on from certain stages in their lives, and the Temp may be an integral part of said stage.

    So, as the older users die off, the newer ones take their place, bring fresh blood into the site. I've seen some Former Staff members who lost interest in the site and moved on, so to speak. It's only natural for them to do so; some members may stay long after others leave, and are there to greet the newer generations of members.

    What do I say about this? Enjoy the site now, as it exists now. Before you know it, people here may be moving on to bigger and better things. I, for one, am glad to have met the people I did here, on GBATemp. It's the first forum I ever joined, in all honesty. I know this is a trite and overused statement, but it's one with truth to it nonetheless; cherish the moment while it lasts.

    To any newer members from 2020 or beyond reading this, consider what I said; maybe I'm still around and kicking by the time you read this, or maybe I've moved on, but enjoy now, while you still can, whenever that may be to you.
     
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  7. evandixon

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    What would I do if this site died? I'd seize the opportunity and try to make my site help fill the void :P
     
  8. CeeDee

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    Good riddance.
     
  9. Felek666

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    It will die when @Yil will stop posting :creep:
     
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    If the Temp was to die, you probably wouldn't be here to see it.

    That's generally why they die, because no one uses it anymore. That's what happened to the old forum I used to post on.
     
  12. smileyhead

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    First thing I would do is to go on Discord servers that other members are on and freak the fuck out, honestly.
     
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    You'll be Supervisor by then.
    Raulpica will take the retiring position of shaunj, and BORTZ is also admin.
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    CeeDee finally gives in and becomes a site reporter, and owns 4 monitors, 1 on GBAtemp's new thread tab, and 2 on gaming news sites, constamtly refreshing.
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    And worst of all, 8 year olds still ask for free 12.5 CFW, when they know 12.4 was the last one with arm11 kernel access. and if they can use the discontinued Miiverse applet to find an exploit. Way to update, losers.
     
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    If the admins gave up the temp I'd be your new overlord. Idk if that would be a good or bad thing.
     
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    Shrug? idk everyone I met on this site I now speak to on Discord.
     
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    and I'm just still here shitposting
     
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    Pff, you can't honestly expect to fulfill our quota on weeb junk :>
     
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