Remove 'Featured Thread'?

Discussion in 'Forum Policy and Questions' started by NO9, Sep 30, 2015.

  1. NO9

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    Do you think it would be better to remove pinned featured thread bar? It takes a bit to much of space in my opinion. I think it would be good to remove it or put on side bar if possible.
     
  2. higgipoker

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    I like the featured thread box!

    The only thing I'd suggest is that it seems a bit random (is it?)

    I'd like it if it didn't change with every page load, but was based on some sort of metric like the most views/replies in the past week or something.
     
  3. NO9

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    Ok, so I would appreciate if there would be an option to turn it off because on my screen it looks like this:
     

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    @NO9 - I don't see an option to turn it off completely. You can click the little drop down menu on the right and Dismiss the featured thread and once you Dismiss them all, I think it will go away, but obviously this isn't what you are asking for.
    @higgipoker - They are featured based on number of replies, likes, etc, but once they are featured, it is random as to which one shows up on a given page. If I make it any other way, then only a single thread will be featured at a time. The current way gives more visibility to the other featured threads.
     
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  5. NO9

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    Wow, that's certainly one way to do it! Didn't know this type of tool existed... I may have some uses for this at work :)
     
  7. NO9

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    Yeah, that's nice. I use it to reskin Wikipedia :)
     

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