Originally posted by collemanFor those of us that have subscribed this site is also a service provider and as such I think it's right and proper that all customers can make comment and suggestions on the service we pay for, via the forum or in PMs to the Admins on any subject, and not just a limited hand picked few.
It should be remembered that the site is not a democracy, more of a benign dictatorship. This should not be viewed as a criticism, nor am I saying it should be any different.
Originally posted by ExyNobody is trying to stop you commenting - where did you get that wierd idea from?
For those of us that have subscribed this site is also a [b]service provider and as such I think it's right and proper that all customers can make comment and suggestions on the service we pay for, via the forum or in PMs to the Admins on any subject, and not just a limited hand picked few.[/b]
Originally posted by ExyThe debate has been going on and on and on for a long time. You must have noticed, you have taken part in it.
My point is that if Vacation Flags / Time Outs are to be discussed and a better solution to be found then why not have an open discussion here that everyone can take part in? Why do you think it's ok to limit it to a 5 person pow wow? Obviously you would consider yourself suitable for one of the 5 but why exclude the rest of the community who all have an equa ...[text shortened]... and time outs really can only be prevented by accepting challenges with longer time outs/banks.
Originally posted by ExyRuss and Chris are very capable people and this is a fantastic site of which they should be very proud.
I think that Russ and Chris are quite capable of assessing the opinions expressed and taking them on board and deciding how best to improve the site, they have done a pretty good job so far. I'm not sure how this online working party could be fairly picked as like us, most people hold an opinion on this subject based on their recent current experience, whether ...[text shortened]... , if nothing else, it helps to vent the current frustration we may be feeling at the time.
Originally posted by NicolaiSI think that a polling functionality would be of interest. That way you can get a meaningful show of hands on these controversial subjects, avoid the heated, and sometimes abusive, mud-slinging but see where the majority view lies.
Well .. that could be the very first assignement for the Thinktank ... decided who will be in it