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23 Oct 2015 2:13 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Disadvantages of a Successful Long Runnning Forum" to "Disadvantages of a Successful Long Running Forum"

19 Apr 2016 9:53 a.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Removed from TMP Poll Suggestions board
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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2015 2:05 p.m. PST

must include the fact that the archives are littered with dead and broken links. There's so much hope and promise only met with "Page Does Not Exist" screens.

What else?

olicana23 Oct 2015 2:09 p.m. PST

Evidence of the stupid things I've written after one too many beers.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian23 Oct 2015 2:15 p.m. PST

I think we'll be able to clean most of those up after TMP 4.0… should be a lot easier to scan for them.

Winston Smith Supporting Member of TMP23 Oct 2015 2:30 p.m. PST

This is a poll? grin

Terrement Inactive Member23 Oct 2015 5:38 p.m. PST


The Beast Rampant23 Oct 2015 5:38 p.m. PST

I also wish editors would go back and delete posts they deem no one is going to go searching for. Especially the "could TMPer236 please contact me?" variety.

So, in conclusion, 'Zardoz'.

Stryderg23 Oct 2015 6:28 p.m. PST

New visitors don't get the Zardoz references that were so popular "back in the day".

RavenscraftCybernetics Inactive Member24 Oct 2015 6:24 a.m. PST

No one gets ZardoZ, Zardoz gets YOU!
(He told me himself)

Martin Rapier24 Oct 2015 9:30 a.m. PST

Any hand crafted piece of software accumulates ever more baggage over its lifetime and fixes piled on top of fixes which as the external environment changes, which in turn make it less reliable and far more expensive to maintain.

TMP exhibits some of these behaviours.

Griefbringer24 Oct 2015 12:40 p.m. PST

No one gets ZardoZ, Zardoz gets YOU!

Gun is good!


Personal logo The Virtual Armchair General Sponsoring Member of TMP24 Oct 2015 1:02 p.m. PST

Oh Gawd!


Bills Occasional Sock Puppet Inactive Member24 Oct 2015 6:28 p.m. PST
Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP25 Oct 2015 3:23 a.m. PST

Any hand crafted piece of software

All software is handcrafted. When you have a team working on it, you accumulate baggage of multiple mildly conflicting viewpoints. And if, Crom forbid, you listen to your users for feedback, you add a cornucopia of incompatibility to the mix.

kyoteblue Inactive Member25 Oct 2015 8:48 a.m. PST


Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian25 Oct 2015 4:00 p.m. PST

Any time line for TMP 4.007?

How can there possibly be a timeline? Too many unknowns.

deephorse25 Oct 2015 5:26 p.m. PST

I believe that you said it would be ready "after the Christmas sales". Admittedly you didn't say which Christmas.

wrgmr126 Oct 2015 12:57 p.m. PST

Over long search times and inaccurate searches.
I find Google does a better job.

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