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Challenges

Post by Bruno » Wed Mar 09, 2011 6:33 pm

Hello,

As the challenges are a great success, we've decided to create a dedicated section on the Forum.
All the challenges have been moved to the new section.
Best regards.
;)

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Re: Challenges

Post by gate1 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:50 am

Thanks for that Bruno. I had thought about it myself, as, enjoyable though they are (at least when I win! :D ) the forum was looking more like a competition page!

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Re: Challenges

Post by smudgersmith218 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:17 pm

Bruno,

Can only agree with Alex, good more.

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Re: Challenges

Post by K4KittyCrew » Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:59 pm

I'm glad members like the challenges. Whether your a novice or an expert, it is all a learning curve, coupled with a bit of fun and it helps to keep the forum board ticking over.
A stale / non active board is the last thing anyone would want.
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Re: Challenges

Post by gate1 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:17 pm

Exactly, it might end up getting shut down :D Its a great site, I mean, none of the mods have banned me yet!

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Re: Challenges

Post by R5868 » Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:25 pm

Although I rarely am able to post a serious reply to the challenges, I thoroughly enjoy following the thread and thought processes that people use to solve them. I'm learning a lot and isn't that a major purpose of the forum.
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Re: Challenges

Post by Upkeep » Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:17 pm

Agree with all that has been said above. Apart from the fun aspect and the friendly (?) spirit of competition, I've learned a helluva lot more about BC doing these than I would have done from simple browsing/reading.

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Re: Challenges

Post by PAFG » Fri Mar 11, 2011 12:50 pm

Good move!

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Re: Challenges

Post by R5868 » Mon Mar 14, 2011 8:06 am

Slightly skewing this thread, but in thinking about the challenges it made me contemplate this forum in general.

While, in general, most posts are on topic, at times threads meander onto less relevant issues of a more personal nature or develop on a completely different tangent.

On the first aspect, I feel that this gives us a chance to glimpse the real person behind the name. It makes "talking" to them more real or, more importantly, more human. People from all over the world, with a common interest, can become friends. Even though I only met a few of the members, I feel as though I know many more and, through their meanderings, can ask them questions that would not have arisen if we stayed strictly to the context of the thread.

Secondly, the only problem I have with evolution of threads is trying to find where something was said at a later date. If a thread does evolve into something relevant, could a Moderator make a decision to continue the discussion in a new thread. With a suitable linking post.

Although I not a Stirling character, I do find this forum highly informative and enjoyable and thankyou to Max for pointing it out.

Kerry

ps After that, Bruno and John, I think it's your shout.
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Re: Challenges

Post by K4KittyCrew » Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:37 am

Kerry said ........
Secondly, the only problem I have with evolution of threads is trying to find where something was said at a later date. If a thread does evolve into something relevant, could a Moderator make a decision to continue the discussion in a new thread. With a suitable linking post.
Really appreciate your comments Kerry. Yes, a 'mod' can at any time and or if requested, can start a new thread.

If you are trying to find a certain comment from a certain thread, you can, I think, type into the search box at the top right hand side of that forum board ........... and do a search .......... it should bring up that 'post'.
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