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Author Topic: "Shoot the breeze" threads ok?  (Read 561 times)

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"Shoot the breeze" threads ok?
« on: March 18, 2014, 05:50:04 PM »
On some forums you'll find monthly threads that have no specific topic, just a place where people talk about whatever random topics and life issues pop into their heads and tangents are encouraged. I find those are a good way to get to know other posters, but I've never seen one around here. Are they discouraged? Ill-suited to this forum's culture?

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« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2014, 08:09:07 PM »
It'll be viewed as off-topic and most likely be closed post haste.

Having said that, i am in favour of an introduction thread for new posters, but i think that's been rejected before as well.

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« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2014, 08:33:42 PM »
Oh well.

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« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2014, 08:49:58 PM »
You know, we do have a Facebook group for this forum which has been silent for a while now... but it could be a good place for off-topic banter. I once asked around for what sort of beer was best for a roast chicken marinade and we even got a lively little debate out of it. :D

I don't really know who some of the people are IRL, but maybe we could bring it back to life so we could shoot the shit. Strikes me as a neat compromise, we get to exchange witty banter on non-RPG topics while preserving the message board itself from Tangency Syndrome.

It's a closed group, BTW; you may have to PM Benoist to get you in there.

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« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2014, 04:01:39 PM »
Quote from: The Butcher;737395

It's a closed group, BTW; you may have to PM Benoist to get you in there.

You just ask to join, I see the alert, and I add you.