Rules Update

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Rules Update

Post by Wally » Mon Mar 28, 2005 9:33 pm

Could you please alter the rule about finding old games as stated in 1f to.

Before you come to us please spare some time and search for this game using either Google or Altavista, this will save us time finding games which some people cant be bothered searching and will give us more time to help those people who can not find this game at all and have provided a full description.

One post recently noted that some people are lazy and cant be bothered to google the game before coming to us. This really takes up time helping other users. If they could state that they cant find this game with a search engine

A sample of this type of post (Which i have given the link out to)
http://www.dosgames.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5172

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Post by Thunderdog » Mon Mar 28, 2005 9:52 pm

You being a moderator and all, I think this would be better in the staff forum... But that's just me.

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Post by emmzee » Mon Mar 28, 2005 10:58 pm

You could just point them all to http://www.justfuckinggoogleit.com ... ;)

I guess that's a fair rule addition ... I doubt people that come and post on the forum without thinking to search Google first are going to bother to read the rules ... but owell ...

PS. How about a no-animated-avatars rule while we're at it? :P
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Post by jmmijo » Tue Mar 29, 2005 1:26 am

I love that link, I've now bookmarked it for future reference of course :laugh:
Suck it down!

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Post by Dosser » Tue Mar 29, 2005 4:02 am

Yes, great site :D

Make it a race: see who can link a n00b to that site first.

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Post by Wally » Tue Mar 29, 2005 7:09 pm

Noo I love animated avatars..

Ok then will do

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Post by Dogbreath » Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:01 pm

Exactly how many people who are too lazy to google something are going to spend 10 minutes reading the forum rules? :suspicious:

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Post by emmzee » Tue Mar 29, 2005 8:14 pm

Dogbreath wrote:Exactly how many people who are too lazy to google something are going to spend 10 minutes reading the forum rules? :suspicious:
emmzee wrote:I doubt people that come and post on the forum without thinking to search Google first are going to bother to read the rules ...
Yep. :upset: Probably only 1% to maybe 3% of people ever read the rules. I know I usually just skip by 'em when I join a forum :P
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Post by Wally » Tue Mar 29, 2005 11:36 pm

couldnt you have a reminder that pops up with some rules but users may switch it off?

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Post by Kazer0 » Wed Mar 30, 2005 5:10 pm

We have rules?

[size=0]Wouldn't that be sad. I even wrote the draft of the fsk'in thing.[/size]

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Post by Dogbreath » Wed Mar 30, 2005 7:42 pm

emmzee wrote:
Dogbreath wrote:Exactly how many people who are too lazy to google something are going to spend 10 minutes reading the forum rules? :suspicious:
emmzee wrote:I doubt people that come and post on the forum without thinking to search Google first are going to bother to read the rules ...
Yep. :upset: Probably only 1% to maybe 3% of people ever read the rules. I know I usually just skip by 'em when I join a forum :P
See? I represent a group of people who're so lazy they don't even read the other posts in a topic, much less the rules! :)

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Post by Wally » Wed Mar 30, 2005 8:53 pm

so?

You are just simulating one..
:rolleyes:

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Post by dosraider » Thu Mar 31, 2005 4:29 am

that dancing spiderman thing works on my nerves,think i gonna shoot it.
ooooops,wasn't there a rule about changing topics?
don't now,don't read rules......
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