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Old 04-08-2013, 21:20
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Just noticed this. Just because of all the hype with the new doctor, DS decide to give us our own section on the main page.

Cant see this staying for long like it did last time.
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Old 04-08-2013, 21:21
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They do it every time DW is on TV.
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Old 04-08-2013, 21:21
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Just noticed this. Just because of all the hype with the new doctor, DS decide to give us our own section on the main page.

Cant see this staying for long like it did last time.
When the show is on the air we get upgraded to the main forum when it's not we go back to being a sub forum.
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Old 04-08-2013, 21:33
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They do it every time DW is on TV.
Why cant they just give us what we want a decicated forum section to who.
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Old 04-08-2013, 22:27
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Isn't this always here or am I going crazy?
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Old 04-08-2013, 22:29
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Isn't this always here or am I going crazy?
There's always a Doctor Who forum, most of the time (when the show isn't airing) it's a sub-section of the Cult TV one though.
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Old 20-08-2013, 12:22
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And we're back to being a Sub Forum.


They kept us as a main forum longer than I thought they would though.
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Old 20-08-2013, 16:24
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I am not surprised theyve relegated us back again. Nothing of any interest is happening at all right now. That SUPER FUNTIME HAPPY PARADE ANNIVERSARY MEGA YEAR really is not materialising.
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Old 20-08-2013, 16:27
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I'm not surprised it's back to a sub-forum because they told us it would only be for a short time when it happened.
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Old 20-08-2013, 17:20
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I'm not surprised it's back to a sub-forum because they told us it would only be for a short time when it happened.
Understandable given the increased volume of posts surround the 12th Doctor preamble, announcement and ensuing fallout.

With little news of note to discuss, of course the volume of posts has dropped quite dramatically
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Old 20-08-2013, 18:36
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Interesting to note, however, that the main Cult forum has roughly 6,500 threads with 500,000 posts

and this one has 21,000 threads with 800,000 posts

So Who's the Daddy?
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Old 20-08-2013, 20:04
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Interesting to note, however, that the main Cult forum has roughly 6,500 threads with 500,000 posts

and this one has 21,000 threads with 800,000 posts

So Who's the Daddy?
Yes indeed but it also shows how many pointless threads get started in here that never take off. Whereas clearly in the Cult section they're a bit more discerning and actually have debates and lengthy discussion. I think it is a problem on here. People start a thread about any old rubbish and most of them don't take off. Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.
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Old 20-08-2013, 21:38
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Yes indeed but it also shows how many pointless threads get started in here that never take off. Whereas clearly in the Cult section they're a bit more discerning and actually have debates and lengthy discussion. I think it is a problem on here. People start a thread about any old rubbish and most of them don't take off. Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.
Or it might possibly be a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.
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Old 21-08-2013, 03:47
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Yes indeed but it also shows how many pointless threads get started in here that never take off. Whereas clearly in the Cult section they're a bit more discerning and actually have debates and lengthy discussion. I think it is a problem on here. People start a thread about any old rubbish and most of them don't take off. Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.Or its a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.
I have to admit, I'm at odds. On the one hand, Doctor Who is open to so many hypotheticals that it does pave the way for a massive array of conversations. When one episode can be set on a space-whale in the future, and another sees Charles Dickens getting haunted by ghosts, then another sees angels zapping people through 30's Manhattan...well, you can even end up with little fandoms revolving around a particular episode.

That being said, at the same time (hence why I'm at odds), I have never seen a sub-forum that goes off on so many wild tangents anywhere before. it's not a problem as such as I just won't read threads I don't care about but when you get a thread started up because someone on This Morning made a passing reference to the show, or because someone on Jeremy Kyle described their husband as looking like Davros... you have to wonder how much content here is actually substantial.
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Old 21-08-2013, 04:46
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So where am I? Am I supposed to be here?
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Old 21-08-2013, 10:25
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I've been around long enough to remember DS before there was a DW forum, and we were lumped in with the cult stuff. Having to wade through all manner of Star Trek guff in order to find the right thread to slag off DVD extras on the Horror of Fang Rock DVD was exhausting, believe you me. You Johnnycomelatelys have it easy ...



So where am I? Am I supposed to be here?
Are you speaking philosophically or geographically?
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Old 21-08-2013, 10:29
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I've been around long enough to remember DS before there was a DW forum, and we were lumped in with the cult stuff. Having to wade through all manner of Star Trek guff in order to find the right thread to slag off DVD extras on the Horror of Fang Rock DVD was exhausting, believe you me. You Johnnycomelatelys have it easy ...





Are you speaking philosophically or geographically?
I always speak philosophically.

(I'm sorry to reply when the questions wasn't directed at me, but how could I not?)
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Old 21-08-2013, 11:49
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Or it might possibly be a groundhog day loop of the same old thing being said again and again and again.
Theoretically, this forum is quantum-locked in a wibbly-wobbly-timey-wimey thingy.
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Old 21-08-2013, 12:56
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Interesting to note, however, that the main Cult forum has roughly 6,500 threads with 500,000 posts

and this one has 21,000 threads with 800,000 posts

So Who's the Daddy?
But the main Cult forum probably has a steady stream of posts and new threads throughout the year, whereas DW has massive peaks when a new series starts, when a Doctor leaves, when a new Doctor is announced etc. The rest of the time it reverts to low-level background posting.
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Old 25-08-2013, 20:40
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I've only ever known a separate DW forum
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Old 26-08-2013, 09:08
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Interesting to note, however, that the main Cult forum has roughly 6,500 threads with 500,000 posts

and this one has 21,000 threads with 800,000 posts

So Who's the Daddy?
As Saladfingers said that's exactly why Who was given a sub forum, so many of the users thinking their idea was so important it needed it's own thread meant they were swamping the cult forum and driving everything non who off the "front page".

Cult told on Who and Mommy & Daddy moderator got annoyed and sent Who to it's room to think about what it had done.. Who then started bitching about the wallpaper

When it's Who's birthday Mommy & Daddy will once again put a sign on the front door again pointing Who's new friends to the bedroom so they don't wander into the kitchen and annoy the grown ups.

They don't however move the bedroom, the bedroom stays where it is

Who's not the Daddy
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