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Should we get rid of the "getting the most out of Talkbass" thread?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Blackbird, Apr 25, 2003.

  1. Yes! May it stay there forever, so that newbies will wonder who this "Big Wheel" guy is

    5 vote(s)
  2. No. Give it the deep six 23-skidoo, old sport.

    3 vote(s)
  3. Daucus Carota is the scientific name for carrots.

    1 vote(s)
  1. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    Does it help anyone? Do any new people check it?

    Just wondering.
  2. I guess I'll go first.

    I'd say get rid of it.

    Although it is masterfully written by one of my favorite authors. :D

    It's been there since November 2000. Sometimes the longer you look at something, the more you don't see it.

    As for the newbies checking it out - :confused:

    I really don't think they do, or at least it doesn't sink in. You advise them: don't type in all caps, use the search function, but, it seems that other members have to remind them to do these things.

    AHA! I just thought of this right now; why not delete it, and just re-enter it with a different title?
    This way it's sure to be read. :)

    Perhaps? Maybe?

    Just my $.02

  3. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Jason Carota is the not-so scientific birth-name given to me. :)
  4. Nick Gann

    Nick Gann Talkbass' Tubist in Residence

    Mar 24, 2002
    Silver Spring, MD
    I dunno about wether or not new people read it, but when I was new, I read it. I also read the FAQ. That is probably why I didn't post a hello thread in the basses forum, which seems to be a common occurance.
  5. sigterm

    sigterm ;) ;) ;), love y'all Supporting Member

    Feb 5, 2003
    Atlanta G of A
    i read it the first time i visited. but something to remember though, a person is smart but people are stupid. some will read it, some will skim it, some wont even notice it. leave it.

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