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Post by Cats (Doom) on Oct 18, 2014 21:07:46 GMT -5
Simple solution: quit using ProBoards.
They use dated software, their mobile site is garbage, they now incorporate terrible pay features, have always had obnoxious policies that they reinterpret at will, are openly anti-airsoft now, from my experience modding on another board they treat their customers like complete sh*t, and there are plenty of FREE alternatives that are WAY better (and yes, many of them allow sell/buy/trade of airsoft, knives, and some even allow firearms).
Post the link to the new forum in every major thread and use MiA as just an archive. You could even archive some of the extremely helpful threads and carry them over to the new forum. This will also fix all problems we've had because we don't have access to Hado's admin account. Look at it as an opportunity instead of a setback.
Just my two cents.
EDIT: This will also free up old usernames that are no longer in use. New players will be SIGNIFICANTLY more likely to read old threads before posting when there isn't 10 years worth of threads to dig through (90% of which are very forgettable).
I'm all in for the a new place. We can rename this place Hadokenland and call the new one Kniefland. Or New-Hado, or something like that. As for losing stars, well that'll just be funny Coldwave. In all honesty, this scares me. Whose to say we won't be harassed at the new one at some point... I hope this doesn't further contribute to the "Death of MI Milsim", or death of MI Airsoft itself. (Dramatic, reminiscent music)
If we're taking votes... I'd like to keep this place as an archive. There's a lot of really really great info here, and I fear a lot of it would be lost in the transition. I'd like to keep proboards running simultaneously to ensure we always have a back up plan. I'm all for a new site though. If they're willing to throw 10 years of good business under the bus because someone got butt hurt then what's the point of sticking around?
King Arms M16/M4 DMR.
King Arms 14.5" M4
King Arms 11" M4
... The downside, of course, is that we'll almost certainly lose some members in the transition, and we'll certainly lose our archives of information. If we all make an effort to track down threads that we feel have been useful, we can make some copy/paste efforts to preserve as much as possible.
If we do move, we will definitely lose a lot of history here, but now that I think about it, aside from the great archives of information (which can stay right where they are) it might not actually be that bad.. This place is