Ideas to liven up boards

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What can we do to have a more lively community?

A story written by numerous members
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Weekly joke contest
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Weekly funny picture contest
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Best caption contest
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Weekly/Monthly awards
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Best link of the week
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Other
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Ideas to liven up boards

Post by Moo »

Recently I have decided that we should do something over here at DGF to liven up the chit chat and to try to make this a fun place to hang out. Of the above choices, what do you think will be a fun to do as a community. If you choose other, please explain idea.
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Post by CPT Worm »

I think something like a weekly comic panel done by various artistic users would be pretty cool.
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Post by Dogbreath »

We used to have monthly awards... whatever happened to them?
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Post by GameMaster.EXE »

DGF is already a fun place for me to hang out. But I have to say a story written by numerous members releated to computing and DOS. Like a bad guy sending a virus that deletes your current OS and replaces it with Win3.1 :laugh:
Speaking of stories..... What ever happened to the canidian invasion story? Some people must have gotten lazy. I would really like to see the conclusion......
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Post by Moo »

Dogbreath, I somewhat remember the awards but I don't know what ever did happen to them. GameMaster.exe, the invasion story was from a long long time ago. If I remember correctly, it was carried over from the previous board.
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Post by Wally »

DB: Emmzee has to pay for them :P

And im not allowed to enter again. Same as Jorrit :P
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Post by SpaceFans »

I vote for Best link of the week I think that is going to be cool if we have Different Link which week.
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Post by emmzee »

We had a total of 2 contests for prizes, if thats what you mean. The prizes were books from Amazon.com. Jorrit (of DOSGamesArchive.com fame) and Wally were the two lucky winners. I could run another one, but I doubt it would help people become more active. An idea I had was to pickup some classic games at EBGames or something, and have a contest for those. It'd be a lot more work for me (shipping out the games etc) so that would have to wait awhile until I'm less busy (I'm moving back to school next week! :thumbsup:)
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Post by Kazer0 »

Moo wrote:Dogbreath, I somewhat remember the awards but I don't know what ever did happen to them. GameMaster.exe, the invasion story was from a long long time ago. If I remember correctly, it was carried over from the previous board.
And its your turn to write the next part of the Anti-AOL squad. I posted a new part a month ago.
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Post by CPT Worm »

How 'bout a "Pimp my Avatar" feature?
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Post by Wally »

You mean a java game??

Hey thats an idea..

MZ: for your contest why not use www.play.vg and get users to set a high score???

I would play but not to count towards results.. Besides would bump Play.vg up a bit and then give users an opportunity to test your games to see if they work :laugh:
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Post by Winger2 »

hey I loved Dosgames..and came here like everyday, but I found a few of the veterans at the time were pretty rough to the newcomers.. Gave them a hard time for misspelling words and whatnot..and I talked to a lot of them through PM and that was there reason for leaving..? just a thought! :thumbsup:
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Post by julie124 »

:angel: I wouldnt be mean.......

I think though any of the choices above would be a good way to get more people intersted, So I'm neutral on either one
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