Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Movie Discussion: The Hobbit:
---> ANNOUNCEMENT Re: High Board Traffic

Altaira
Superuser / Moderator


Dec 3 2012, 4:49pm


Views: 6516
Shortcut
---> ANNOUNCEMENT Re: High Board Traffic Can't Post

HIGH BOARD TRAFFIC

The Hobbit board has already started moving FAST and it will only get faster. Here's some survival tips that will help you and the whole community:

1) Scan page one of the board before you start a new thread. If there's already a thread on a similar topic, please post in that thread. For example, posts about new reviews (tweets or otherwise), new TV spots, etc., should be made in one thread until that thread drops off page 1. The Admins *will* be locking duplicate threads and deleting them after a bit because they take up a slot in the default view of 15 threads on page one of a board at a time (FYI, sticky posts don't count toward that total).

2) Consider reading threads in flat mode. You can change this in your profile under Display Settings. If the site slows down, threads will open faster for you if your default viewing option is 'flat' as opposed to 'threaded.' Note, for this to work you have to change your default. It doesn't work if you open a thread in threaded mode, then change it to flat.

3) Consider increasing the number of threads you can see on page 1 of the board. You can also do this under Display Settings. Please don't change it to see over 50 threads at a time or it may slow things down. Normally, anything above 15 would show threads that aren't very active anymore, but in the next month or so, viewing 20 or 30 threads at a time might be useful (that would be the equivalent of seeing page one and page two under the current default).

This is what we've all been waiting for for years! Woohooo! So, let's all enjoy it and also be mindful of the enjoyment of others!

Thanks! Smile

p.s. this thread will be stickied once it gets toward the bottom of the board

(Below is an outdated bit about spoilers for AUJ - saving text for right before DOS Wink

SPOILERS

As we all know, Hobbit reviews are already appearing on the net, and the floodgates on reviews will be open at 9:00 PST (Pacific Standard Time) tonight. The Admins will try to keep things like entire scene descriptions out of subject lines until the movie starts opening world-wide on December 12, but some spoilers are bound to slip through. After that, pretty much everything about the first movie is fair game. So, if you really *really* want to avoid spoilers, please consider taking a break from the Hobbit forum until you've seen the movie.

Also, if you can't stand not getting any Hobbit news, head on over to the Main forum twice a week to check out DanielB/Xanaseb's Hobbit Round-up threads. They contain short, spoiler-free recaps of threads here on the Hobbit board, with links that take you directly to a thread of interest so you don't risk seeing all the threads on the board. Recaps and links have spoiler warnings so you don't accidentally click on threads you'd rather not see.


Koru: Maori symbol representing a fern frond as it opens. The koru reaches towards the light, striving for perfection, encouraging new, positive beginnings.



"Life can't be all work and no TORn" -- jflower

"I take a moment to fervently hope that the camaradarie and just plain old fun I found at TORn will never end" -- LOTR_nutcase





(This post was edited by Altaira on Jan 28 2013, 1:19pm)

Subject User Time
---> ANNOUNCEMENT Re: High Board Traffic Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Dec 3 2012, 4:49pm
    And for those that can't keep up with spoilers ... DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 3 2012, 7:51pm
        Yes! The spoiler-averse should definitely check out Main twice a week! Altaira Send a private message to Altaira Dec 3 2012, 11:10pm
            Thank you Altaira :-) DanielLB Send a private message to DanielLB Dec 4 2012, 8:01am
    See y'all again on December 14th! Kassandros Send a private message to Kassandros Dec 3 2012, 8:16pm
        I'll join ya! Ardamírë Send a private message to Ardamírë Dec 3 2012, 8:43pm
    Thanks for the heads up! alienorchid Send a private message to alienorchid Dec 4 2012, 3:45am

 
 
 

Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.