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Do you support a reviews section in the forums?

Poll ended at Fri Jan 13, 2006 2:25 pm

Yes, I'd like to read reviews and contribute material
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73%
Yes, I'd just like to read what other people review
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27%
No, I don't think this forum needs a reviews section
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Total votes: 11

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Reviews?

Post by Zebedee » Wed Dec 14, 2005 2:25 pm

Does anyone feel there'd be support for a reviews section in the forum? I'm thinking along the lines of forum members posting the good, the bad and the ugly for the scanners (or any other radio related equipment) that they own.

There've been threads in the past asking "What scanner should I buy?" - if people have a place to write about what they've got, do you think people would read it, and more importantly do you think people would contribute?

As well as casting a vote above, please post any thoughts in this thread.

For example, if the idea of having a reviews section is supported, I'm wondering what to do next ... do we need a template document to help people wanting to contribute a review?
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Post by robbage » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:08 pm

Sounds good to me. I'd like to hear from people with rigs and what they like and dislike about them.
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Post by robbage » Thu Oct 16, 2008 2:15 pm

robbage wrote:Sounds good to me. I'd like to hear from people with rigs and what they like and dislike about them.
Next time, click on the right icon Rob :-)
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Post by w0mbat » Fri Oct 17, 2008 9:39 am

Sure. And hopefully it does not need to be limited to just our hobbies, but to be able to review anything we have bought?
May drive up the traffic a bit thou if we do that.....

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Post by Zebedee » Fri Oct 17, 2008 11:09 am

w0mbat wrote:Sure. And hopefully it does not need to be limited to just our hobbies, but to be able to review anything we have bought?
May drive up the traffic a bit thou if we do that.....
Initially, I think we should stay fairly close to reviewing things that are relevant to the forum's purpose - scanners, other radio related equipment, associated peripherals, etc.

Reviewing books, lawnmowers and espresso machines can come later, maybe ;)
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Post by Tyranus » Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:38 pm

Zebedee wrote:and espresso machines can come later, maybe ;)
But isn't coffee an integral part of being a HAM?? or is coffee supplied only for the IT nerds that have it as their staple diet? :P
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Post by w0mbat » Fri Oct 17, 2008 12:49 pm

Lucky for me I'm a geek then, and coffee is not my thing 8)

Personally I'd love to have a place to rant or rave about products.
Hopefully it does not become a "you're wrong - you're to thick to use it right" type of review area.
Looking forward to reviews with photos, where bought from, price paid, ease of use ETC :D

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Post by Zebedee » Fri Oct 17, 2008 1:55 pm

w0mbat wrote:Personally I'd love to have a place to rant or rave about products.
Then we'll see what we can do ;)
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Post by Zebedee » Mon Nov 03, 2008 10:00 pm

Thanks to Meg for the gentle prodding, we now have a reviews section!

Please check out the rules which explains the objectives and expectations of the forum area.


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Post by meg » Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:48 am

Zebedee wrote:Thanks to Meg for the gentle prodding, we now have a reviews section!
:oops: Thanks Zebedee :)

I'll get one up tonight!

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Post by nra555 » Tue Nov 04, 2008 3:39 pm

meg wrote:
Zebedee wrote:Thanks to Meg for the gentle pounding!
:oops: Thanks Zebedee :)

I'll get one up tonight!

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Re: Reviews?

Post by robbage » Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:58 am

Test message to see if it fixes the 'new posts' weirdity
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Re: Reviews?

Post by spartacus » Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:29 pm

Yes, it seems to be only Matt though me. And the link to the next post hyperlinks to Matt's actual post in another section.
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Re: Reviews?

Post by written_ficton » Sat Dec 10, 2011 7:42 pm

I've noticed a lot of posts here recently but havn't been able to locate any.... however, spartcus one is the first one i can read! Whats going on!

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Re: Reviews?

Post by robbage » Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:07 pm

The modmins are aware of the issue. I was hoping my previous post would unglue whatever is stuck :?
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