Anyone else interested in a Business/Science/Tech section?

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  1. Arkain2K

    Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    I notice we don't have a box for those contemporary topics yet, and there are plenty of fun discussions to be had, without Leftwingers/Rightwingers ruining it for everyone with their stale rehashes.

    @Lead @Madmick @panamaican @Limbo Pete
     
  2. oldshadow

    oldshadow Steel Belt

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    Sounds good.

    Hope the mods make it happen.
     
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    Teppodama Black Belt

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    I'd much prefer the Shady Business/Pseudo-Science/Alien Tech section. Would likely be more fun.
     
  4. plataoplombo

    plataoplombo Blue Belt

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    Yes, especially the business part
     
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  5. Arkain2K

    Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    I can take care of the Business side, and it would be a good playground for @JDragon 's threads on science as well as @GhostZ06 's threads on military tech :)
     
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    Falsedawn destroy Platinum Member

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    What's stopping it from being posted in Mayberry?
     
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  7. ndwolfwood

    ndwolfwood Rue and Lament It

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    I wouldn't mind a designated section to advertise my willingness to UFC specific targets.
     
  8. zebby23

    zebby23 Black Belt

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    Science and Business section would be sweet
     
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  9. Arkain2K

    Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    Same reason that discourages such productive grown-up discussions in WR: fuck tons of adolescent garbage.
     
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    Falsedawn destroy Platinum Member

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    We're posting in the off topic sections of a karate forum, you're GOING to get adolescent garbage.

    Unless you want mods that are going to ban at the slightest sign of joking (like Mayberry used to be), you're just not going to get that quality of discussion. Aside from that, these are niche topics to begin with. You can't expect everyone to have a professional level of knowledge to participate or it's going to die extremely fast.

    I get what you're going after, but i'm not sure you actually want what you think you want. Separating niches into niches isn't generally a good way to get high traffic.
     
  11. Supereem

    Supereem Black Belt

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    Great idea!
     
  12. GhostZ06

    GhostZ06 Steel Belt

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    i wouldnt object to it, but id probably request @Orgasmo and @Videer to give me a hand on that front
     
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    curryjunkie mixed marital arts...

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    insert mac / pc flamewar joke here....
     
  14. Arkain2K

    Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    It's all about iOS vs Android now broski.
     
  15. deltapapha

    deltapapha Brown Belt

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    ha i was just thinking there should be this, but just science/tech (STEM), not business.

    but now that i think about it they are so intertwined that discussions of former often automatically overlap with the other

    one of the things I would like to see discussed by sherdoggers (and many who don't frequent war room) is stuff about (e.g.) the F-35 program, defense contracts, nano-drones, rocket stuff, seismology, geophysics, structural engineering . . . etc etc.

    I would love to see this as a special room apart from the War Room

    here is an example post I was thinking of making recently "Overcoming the Tyranny of the Rocket Equation"
     
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  16. Arkain2K

    Arkain2K Si vis pacem, para bellum

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    I love those topics, but like clockworks, the Hillary/Trump/Dems/GOP shills in the WR would derail those threads before they can even reach Page 2.
     
  17. Frank23

    Frank23 New York Belt Platinum Member

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    There are enough sections.
     
  18. VivaRevolution

    VivaRevolution Whoopin' Belt

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    I mean it would be cool if the subforums were getting more traffic. I mean the OT, and sports bar are dead forums half the time. In the subforums it seems the mayberry, music forum, and WR are the only ones who get regular traffic.
     
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    Phr3121 Brown Belt Platinum Member

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  20. OeuvrePressure

    OeuvrePressure VANILLA THUNDER

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    Yah.
    I started a thread to appreciate the anniversary of the Moon landing and it immediately filled up with nonscience and antiscience stupidity.

    Might as well start up a UFO/paranormal forum.
     
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