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by Paul_in_Ricky
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past
Replies: 65
Views: 2563

Re: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past

FWLR wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:41 am
Is it really that important to be approved quickly.
Yes, if you want a forum to thrive. People who apply to join, by implication, want to contribute. More active contributors make the forum better.
by Paul_in_Ricky
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past
Replies: 65
Views: 2563

Re: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past

You only need to look at Reddit or 4chan to understand why approval is needed No issue with needing approval at all, absolutely good practice. The issue is how long it takes. Two weeks, plus needing an extra prod to via an email to an administrator ? pretty poor in the 21st century. There should be...
by Paul_in_Ricky
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past
Replies: 65
Views: 2563

Re: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past

I do have experience of running forums actually, but TWO WEEKS ? really ? I've never had to wait that long to join any online forum or service before.
by Paul_in_Ricky
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past
Replies: 65
Views: 2563

Re: Internet "forums" are a thing of the past

Interesting to look at this thread as a new member. Are forums declining ? often in new content, but one needs to consider if forums are being used as a resource. Often regular subjects have been dealt with time and time again, but can be researched by newcomers without adding anything new. This is ...
by Paul_in_Ricky
Fri Jan 10, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Slaters 2 ton slate wagon
Replies: 35
Views: 2149

Re: Slaters 2 ton slate wagon

I've built loads of these, and I like 'em gnarly: Lovely work there. What do you use to apply the iron fillings ? It would be interesting to read a good and detailed weathering tutorial that is specifically for 16mm scale. I'm not sure that the 4mm techniques so widely reported all necessarily scal...
by Paul_in_Ricky
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: Slaters 2 ton slate wagon
Replies: 35
Views: 2149

Re: Slaters 2 ton slate wagon

An interesting thread and sorry to comment late to it. It seems to take a long time to get permission to join this forum. I thought this kit, well the braked version in my case, would be a nice gentle reintroduction for me to return to 16mm modelling after a very long gap. Looking at this thread; Gr...