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Offline DanielT

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Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 05:57:05 »
I don't know how others feel but I would like to have a separate sub forum for the artisan cap trades/wtb/wts . The classifieds looks now like a swap market, it is so hard to dig thru all the artisan swap threads in search of a keyboard or a keycap set. If you have a WTS or WTB thread it gets buried under the BB/CC/KBK&CO you have to dig 2-3 pages after 1 day and bump it like crazy.
For me this is annoying, I don't care much about artisan caps, I like them, but I'm more interested into keyboard stuff and a separation would be nice in my opinion


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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 18:06:39 »
Not a bad idea. I wouldn't mind this.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #2 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 18:17:55 »
I think you're mistaken. If there were a classifieds board solely for artisan caps, most people would spend all their time there, and your regular threads would lose traffic, decreasing sales probability.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #3 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 18:52:35 »
I think you're mistaken. If there were a classifieds board solely for artisan caps, most people would spend all their time there, and your regular threads would lose traffic, decreasing sales probability.

Not everyone wants to buy just artisan keycaps :p
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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #4 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 19:19:55 »
Yes, well you'll notice I said MOST people. No need to play fool to the truth.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #5 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 19:20:10 »
I think you're mistaken. If there were a classifieds board solely for artisan caps, most people would spend all their time there, and your regular threads would lose traffic, decreasing sales probability.

Not everyone wants to buy just artisan keycaps :p

Something like 50% of the accounts on GH are for buying artisan caps.

While you're correct, it's a much smaller percentage than those who do only want to buy artisan caps.

I'm against this idea.
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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #6 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 19:27:38 »
Yes, well you'll notice I said MOST people. No need to play fool to the truth.

Technically most could mean 50% or more.  To me "most" means at least 90% :p

And the other 10% don't buy anything :))
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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #7 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 20:58:15 »
I don't think any separation is needed.
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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #8 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 21:36:55 »
I think you're mistaken. If there were a classifieds board solely for artisan caps, most people would spend all their time there, and your regular threads would lose traffic, decreasing sales probability.

I'm with moose on this one. While I agree it's kind of difficult to wade through the literal mountain of WTB:CC/BBV2 to find other good/services I would much rather have the extra exposure.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #9 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 21:46:07 »
The sub forum without artisan caps already exist, it's name is DT
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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #10 on: Mon, 08 September 2014, 22:59:18 »
The sub forum without artisan caps already exist, it's name is DT
:p this is a good one :p

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #11 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 03:39:33 »
I think you're mistaken. If there were a classifieds board solely for artisan caps, most people would spend all their time there, and your regular threads would lose traffic, decreasing sales probability.
Regular sales lose traffic anyway, they get buried on the 2nd or 3rd page under the artisan trades. This is why I came with this proposal.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #12 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 04:00:27 »


It could be worse.  ;D

I could see trades deserving a separate forum;  I don't think I would remove all artisan cap listings from the classifieds board.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #13 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 04:35:49 »
Don't know what the best solution is but something needs to be done, the number of WTT and WTB threads are seriously dwarfing actual sale listings.
It's a good width!  If it's half-width it's too narrow, and full-width is too wide. 

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #14 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 05:09:26 »
Don't know what the best solution is but something needs to be done, the number of WTT and WTB threads are seriously dwarfing actual sale listings.

I would suggest separating WTB and WTT, but even then, I think the same thing would happen for those people. I don't think many people go specifically into the classifieds searching to sell their item, else they'd just post a WTS. Those threads are only seen when people are browsing for themselves and notice it, and think hey I might be okay selling my [whatever] today, send message.

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #15 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 06:19:05 »
The sub forum without artisan caps already exist, it's name is DT

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #16 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 08:47:14 »
I wouldn't mind a WTT forum. Leave WTB with FS since they go together and like moose said the WTB posts still get seen by folks perusing the FS thread.
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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #17 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 09:14:31 »
I don't know how others feel but I would like to have a separate sub forum for the artisan cap trades/wtb/wts . The classifieds looks now like a swap market, it is so hard to dig thru all the artisan swap threads in search of a keyboard or a keycap set. If you have a WTS or WTB thread it gets buried under the BB/CC/KBK&CO you have to dig 2-3 pages after 1 day and bump it like crazy.
For me this is annoying, I don't care much about artisan caps, I like them, but I'm more interested into keyboard stuff and a separation would be nice in my opinion

I contacted a mod about this same idea about a week ago and received no response :(

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Re: Artisan caps bazaar/ Separation from Classifieds
« Reply #18 on: Tue, 09 September 2014, 09:17:00 »
I like it.

I'm also getting a bit annoyed with misleading/old&sold titles.