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Muttocracy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-24-08 12:12 AM
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25. sort threads by start-time instead of last reply?
Then you can see the new ones come up and not miss them just because they're not in the midst of a flame-war.

If there are any where you're interested in following the back and forth, you can bookmark them and check back, right?

Just a thought.
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  -The segregation of GDP has been an unqualified disaster Kurt_and_Hunter  Jan-23-08 10:54 PM   #0 
  - Just a couple of more days, Kurt.  Katzenkavalier   Jan-23-08 10:55 PM   #1 
  - You are either being pessimistic or optimistic  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 10:57 PM   #2 
     - I'm being optimistic that somehow this will end on Feb. 5th.  Katzenkavalier   Jan-23-08 11:00 PM   #6 
        - Onward!  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 11:27 PM   #21 
  - I wouldn't call GD:P a "ghetto"  Kucinich4America   Jan-23-08 10:57 PM   #3 
  - I am speaking only formally, meaning an enforced, segregated neighborhood.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 10:59 PM   #4 
  - It is really worse than it was before?  TwilightZone   Jan-23-08 11:00 PM   #5 
  - They average number of replies and time on the first page have been cut sharply  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 11:04 PM   #10 
     - I think you're right.  TwilightZone   Jan-23-08 11:09 PM   #14 
  - Actually, it's a lot of fun. And good exercise.  Pigwidgeon   Jan-23-08 11:01 PM   #7 
  - I see things your way...but I understand the OP's frustration too.  wlucinda   Jan-23-08 11:07 PM   #12 
     - Yeah, it's not that the posts are worse, but the double-volume creates a new dynamic  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 11:14 PM   #18 
        - Yep. I've adopted a kick my own thread in self defense strategy.  wlucinda   Jan-23-08 11:29 PM   #22 
  - Hon, it was a lot worse last time around  incapsulated   Jan-23-08 11:02 PM   #8 
  - Wow, I had completely forgotten about that.  TwilightZone   Jan-23-08 11:12 PM   #17 
  - I'd ascribe it more to a handful of loud concern trolls who really ought to be chewing granite.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-08 11:02 PM   #9 
  - But they were all here a week ago, too.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 11:05 PM   #11 
     - Your theory has some validity.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-08 11:11 PM   #16 
        - Higher traffic > faster disappearance of posts > even more posts by the few rabids  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 11:15 PM   #19 
           - Assuming you're right, that leads to a very bleak future.  Occam Bandage   Jan-23-08 11:56 PM   #23 
              - It's Adam Smith's "the tragedy of the commons"  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-24-08 12:02 AM   #24 
  - Before my spirit left this place in a flaming crash...  Bonobo   Jan-23-08 11:08 PM   #13 
  - half of these mouth breathers will gone ofter super tuesday--just like last time.  chimpsrsmarter   Jan-23-08 11:10 PM   #15 
  - Hey, I can't help it! I have a deviated septum.  Kurt_and_Hunter   Jan-23-08 11:16 PM   #20 
  - sort threads by start-time instead of last reply?  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 12:12 AM   #25 
  - But as long as most people keep it by last reply,  Occam Bandage   Jan-24-08 12:16 AM   #27 
     - You're right, it doesn't solve that problem...  JoeIsOneOfUs   Jan-24-08 12:39 AM   #29 
  - If this is DU's way of a quick fix: It sucks!! And badly.  Kerry2008   Jan-24-08 12:15 AM   #26 
  - Eh, there were two flame fest forums and now there is one  orangepeel68   Jan-24-08 12:23 AM   #28 
  - delete  Bonobo   Jan-24-08 12:55 AM   #30 
  - Yep, it's break time.  avrdream   Jan-24-08 01:23 AM   #31 

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