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Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« on: September 20, 2005, 03:06:40 AM »
An alternative to the Off-Topic forum for those of you who miss the one that was just closed on this forum.
has been offered and can be reached HERE
The main Forum can be reached HERE
For all those wondering, it's not my Forum nor am I a moderator at that Forum. :) :)
This will leave the avast! Forum free to deal with avast! related matters.

I would greatly appreciate if this post was made a sticky for a while since I've had many requests as to "what do we do now" that the Off-Topic Forum is closed.
« Last Edit: September 21, 2005, 02:49:00 PM by bob3160 »
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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2005, 04:05:51 AM »
Thanks a lot, Bob, I'll certainly take a look next chance I get.

I think I was the one who'd originally suggested creating Off-Topic, and I had in mind a just-hang-out place as well as a place to discuss technical things unrelated to avast.  Similar to Wilders' Ten-Forward, basically.

I guess we can only guess whether Off-Topic would have survived if the socializing hadn't turned into social warfare, which I think we'll agree is what killed it.
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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2005, 04:52:08 AM »
what!the off topic in this forum is closed ???whats goin on

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2005, 05:00:54 AM »
Thanks for the other site Bob. I guess I should not have posted my responce this morning about Gene. I always knew he did not like the thought of you being a moderator.

That's good news about the second opinion.  I hope things work out.

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2005, 05:03:53 AM »
ok i just seen pavel's post on the off topic closing(that s***s)thanks for the other site bob,bri

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2005, 06:07:38 AM »
Just hope all the problems with off topic here at avast is just not transfeered over to  MyVirusHelp Forum.

I have been a member at the above mentioned forum not long after it started.

No offence intended to anyone.

Cheers crofty59
« Last Edit: September 20, 2005, 07:20:27 AM by crofty59 »

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2005, 07:55:42 AM »
 :)
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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #7 on: September 20, 2005, 12:44:46 PM »
Hi Bob,

I have registered there as polonus, so you will see me, if I pass the ballot. The e-mail will be at my home address, but I try to log in anyway. Thanx for the alternative.
greets,

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2005, 02:14:17 PM »
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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2005, 02:30:47 PM »
Edited.
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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2005, 02:32:44 PM »
I don't usually take part in such thing/discusions, but now I must say something  :(
I'm really sad of thing that are happing here :'(
Was it necessary to close the whole Off-Topic forum  ??? I don't think so!!!
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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2005, 06:01:02 PM »
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Was it necessary to close the whole Off-Topic forum  Huh I don't think so!!!

yep. I had a stressfull night, but nlife goes on. Trying to register myself at new forum. :) But I still have a hope, that off topic will reborn. But I'll try to join new forum for now. I don't think it would be easy.  :-\

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2005, 11:12:59 PM »
Was it necessary to close the whole Off-Topic forum  ??? I don't think so!!!

No. The team need to re-think this. Nothing will be as good as lists of bob's countless topics, sasha's graphics and members giving the opinions on here.  :(

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2005, 11:35:00 PM »
Hi all,
thanks Bob for giving us an alternative Off topic forum.
I don't understand clearly why the Off topic here "must" be closed...never mind I spent on it wonderfull hours, sharing with great users...so I can only be sad when I see it's over, AND I HAVE TO SAY THANK YOU to the Avast! team for this beautifull oportunity they give me :)

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Re: Alternative to the Off-Topic Forum
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2005, 11:50:44 PM »
Actually the link to the off topic section is http://forum.myvirushelp.com/index.php?board=3.0

Bob please change the link in your post
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