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Old 23-01-2013, 20:41
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Idol is the biggest TV talent show in the world, yet there have been only 2 new threads here since the series launched. I’m not sure anyone is aware this forum exists. There’s an American Idol thread in the main US forum, so clearly those people aren’t aware of this forum.

I only found this forum with a search. Would anyone look for the American Idol forum under “Reality TV”? It’s a talent show. There’s no “reality” about people performing in front of judges (unless you could except Hollywood Week which is more reality-based).

I think this forum needs moving somewhere more logical. I’d have a TV sub-forum called “Talent Shows” containing Idol, X Factor, Strictly, etc.
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Old 31-01-2013, 15:12
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Have to agree with this post. To find the forum I had to google "American idol digital spy forum" to find it.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:13
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Totally agree, it took me ages to find it last night and was really surpised at how quiet it is too.
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Old 07-02-2013, 18:14
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Please will the admin consider moving this forum?

How do we formally request this kind of thing?
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Old 07-02-2013, 18:32
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I know it's been done before, but no idea how!
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Old 07-02-2013, 21:22
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Just remembered there was an American Idol forum, was coming here to say the same thing. I forget about it stuck away in US TV - Reality TV forum.
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Old 08-02-2013, 19:27
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It should have its own slot somewhere .

Even the god awful The Voice has its own place.

I'd like to see ALL the reality series together - in a more prominent place as well.
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Old 08-02-2013, 22:33
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I agree!

…Yeah, me too!

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Old 10-02-2013, 13:20
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Definitely agree.
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Old 13-02-2013, 22:16
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This has happened for 2 or 3 years now.

Whoever arranges these forums always completely ignores requests to move it to a more accessible place.

No wonder it doesn't get many postings.
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Old 16-02-2013, 14:50
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Agree, I had to find it with google
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Old 16-02-2013, 16:35
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This has happened for 2 or 3 years now.

Whoever arranges these forums always completely ignores requests to move it to a more accessible place.

No wonder it doesn't get many postings.
I'm getting real miffed to be honest . I am a bit of a addict for all those reality shows , Axe Men , Gold Divers etc etc but I can never find threads on them and then if you start a new one someone always seems to come along with a link to the an'the similar thread .

I'd like a subsection for all REALITY shows , UK and USA ..
They are all shown on UK SKY channels anyway .
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Old 16-02-2013, 16:36
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This has happened for 2 or 3 years now.

Whoever arranges these forums always completely ignores requests to move it to a more accessible place.

No wonder it doesn't get many postings.
Crazy thing is that the talent blows the UK shows out of the water .

Did you see the girls section. - the sing off between 20th and 21st off the final top 20 place was amazing .
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Old 16-02-2013, 17:18
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Crazy thing is that the talent blows the UK shows out of the water .

Did you see the girls section. - the sing off between 20th and 21st off the final top 20 place was amazing .
Dead right. I am fed up of x-factor (uk) and doubt that I will watch again.
After watching the girls I am as excited about AI as I have ever been.
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Old 16-02-2013, 18:47
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Just checked in the UK Reality section and there are just 4 threads anyone is titled HELP !!

Something has to be done for all all the lovers of reality TV .

Any ideas ?

How's about we start a new REALITY thread in the normal section ...EVERYDAY !!!??
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Old 17-02-2013, 10:27
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Just checked in the UK Reality section and there are just 4 threads anyone is titled HELP !!

Something has to be done for all all the lovers of reality TV .

Any ideas ?

How's about we start a new REALITY thread in the normal section ...EVERYDAY !!!??
Bladdy mobile

Should have read " there are just four threads and one of them is titled " HELP" ! "
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Old 17-02-2013, 16:19
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Well I sent a message to DS Support a few days ago requesting a forum move. I asked them to read this thread for details and to see that there is support for this.

I got a message back a couple of days ago thanking me for the suggestion and saying that they “have passed it on to forum management for consideration”.

So cross your fingers!

The TV section currently has these sub-forums:[list][*]Broadcasting[*]TV Shows: UK[*]TV Shows: US[*]TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy [*]Soaps
[*]Big Brother
[*]The Voice
[*]The X Factor
[*]Strictly Come Dancing
[*]Dancing on Ice[/list]My suggestion would be to change it to a much neater:[list][*]Broadcasting[*]TV Shows: UK[*]TV Shows: US[*]Soaps[*]Reality & Talent Shows <-- all moved into here, including US talent shows[*]Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy [/list]Do people generally agree with this?

I really do not think anyone who is a fan of talent shows discriminates between British and American, any more than sci-fi fans discriminate. So they need to be all together in one place.

NB: I’m not a Big Brother fan but I accept that it may need to have its own forum on the main page as I believe Digital Spy’s Big Brother forum is the official one?

By the way, I also think Cult & Sci-Fi sits better and feels more natural at the bottom of the list. And I say this as a huge fan of cult and sci-fi. It just feels like the “big” shows should be before it.
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Old 17-02-2013, 22:28
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TBH they should put it on the main page where the X factor and the Voice are. I'm sure more people would comment if it was there. hell, probably more people would actually watch it too if it was in the main forum. I think it's a better show than the X factor (including the USA version) more focused on the talent than the over produced dance routines etc in the X factor.
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Old 17-02-2013, 23:47
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Well I sent a message to DS Support a few days ago requesting a forum move. I asked them to read this thread for details and to see that there is support for this.

I got a message back a couple of days ago thanking me for the suggestion and saying that they “have passed it on to forum management for consideration”.

So cross your fingers!

The TV section currently has these sub-forums:[list][*]Broadcasting[*]TV Shows: UK[*]TV Shows: US[*]TV Shows: Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy [*]Soaps
[*]Big Brother
[*]The Voice
[*]The X Factor
[*]Strictly Come Dancing
[*]Dancing on Ice[/list]My suggestion would be to change it to a much neater:[list][*]Broadcasting[*]TV Shows: UK[*]TV Shows: US[*]Soaps[*]Reality & Talent Shows <-- all moved into here, including US talent shows[*]Cult, Sci-Fi & Fantasy [/list]Do people generally agree with this?

I really do not think anyone who is a fan of talent shows discriminates between British and American, any more than sci-fi fans discriminate. So they need to be all together in one place.

NB: I’m not a Big Brother fan but I accept that it may need to have its own forum on the main page as I believe Digital Spy’s Big Brother forum is the official one?

By the way, I also think Cult & Sci-Fi sits better and feels more natural at the bottom of the list. And I say this as a huge fan of cult and sci-fi. It just feels like the “big” shows should be before it.
Yes , I like your idea and suggested line up.
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Old 21-02-2013, 18:19
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Yes, that sounds a good idea Grand Dizzy. It took me a couple of attempts to find this forum.
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Old 23-02-2013, 20:06
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Agreed! i couldn't find it for ages.
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Old 24-02-2013, 15:49
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I'm loving american idol this year. I almost posted in the x factor forum because I couldn't find this one ! A Google search got me here,
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Old 26-02-2013, 13:32
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Still no one has done anything about this forum! It’s just sitting here gathering dust and someone needs to put a tombstone over it.

If anyone wants a really bustling and thriving Idol forum, this is the place:

http://idolforums.com/index.php
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Old 26-02-2013, 19:12
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I think the forums are fine the way they are.

This is a UK forum after all, therefore it's priority is obviously going to focus on the most popular UK TV shows. We already have a forum dedicated to US TV..... and being on a UK forum message board, I think that is sufficient.

I personally wouldn't like to see both UK and US shows all in together..... keep them separate, I say.
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Old 26-02-2013, 19:28
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Is everyone simply too stupid to use the drop down box at the bottom of the page?
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