Post by Michelle Mc on Apr 19, 2002 22:17:09 GMT -5
Thanks for saying so. Most people seem to like it. I'll probably delete that poll and let people vote again now that they've had a chance to try it out.
One complaint I've heard, and that I kind of agree with : is that is harder to quickly scan the board for topics.
This is true, and I'm wondering if (for now) I should lump all Down syndrome related topics together (rather than two categories: General & Medical). By having them all together, I think more people will see and respond to thread titles.
On the other hand, some people don't want to scan through 6 months worth of topics. If they are looking for answers, they want to "cut to the chase." The search feature will help with that.
By having all topics lumped together, I think it's more likely that questions will get a wider range of answers. " Implulse" answers from people who happen to see the question and realize they have some advice to offer.
I still intend to keep the "FAQ" section seperate, so people don't have to wade through instuctions they don't need. And the introductions are separate.
When the board gets very full, it might be a better time to start making more specific categories.
I just wanted to say I too love the new board. It is a lot more fun than the old system, with all the little pix and smileys etc. I think the set up having general topics and medical topics separate is fine. All the topics are so much easier to find, and the set up is pretty straight forward. The old board with everything all in together was a bit confusing sometimes.
Thanks Michelle for being so good to us.
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