Suggestion Ello...random ideas...not expecting them to generate insane excitement

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Why not try and reach out to old members to bring some activity back? Someone gave me a reason before...I don't remember it though. Nor do I see why it'd be a horrible idea.

Mass Email Inactive Members:
https://xenforo.com/community/resources/inactive-members.2916/

We have a pretty diverse group here - Member Location Map:
https://xenforo.com/community/resources/user-map.5188/

I totally like our premium page. This look though... not to mention I wouldn't mind having a selection pay for special something. I like blowing money here. In fact I think its donation time...
https://xenforo.com/community/resources/premium-page-themescorp-com.5000/

Why not have a section for all Q&A, nothing specific. Now of course, stupid questions are not welcome, but I mean true questions seeking solutions. Tech...automotive...whatever. Good traffic generator if it ever picked up eh? Mark as Resolved:
https://xenforo.com/community/resources/resolved-mark-this-thread-as-resolved-themescorp-com.5197/

Anyway. I love this place just the way it is. Never hurts to point out add-ons though right? :D
 
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Jason

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We actually used to send out an occasional e-mail (once or twice a year?) especially when we redesigned the site to re-welcome old members.

We neglected to do it last time, and its long over due so sure we have no problem sending out an e-mail to non-banned members.

Perhaps we can even consider a small giveaway to entice them to post?
 
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Would really like it if they would return. I dont think they could handle it, having moved onto real life stuffs.
 
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Jason

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Oh, and to address the add-ons requests. As XF 2.0 is going alpha/beta this fall and winter, we do not want to introduce any new add-ons that need a rewrite at this time. We'll be adding lots of cool new functionality as add-ons are created or rejiggered to work with the new code base.

We'll also have to recode our design. ;)
 
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One of your suggestions was to ask questions, and marked them resolved.

We used to have a feature called "best answer", that was never re-coded unfortunately. That post would be highlighted at the top, with a best answer icon/crown with gold starts on it. Was pretty cool, but we don't have a current replacement.

I don't mind adding a "resolved" prefix icon to the "Ask A Ranter" forum for anyone who wishes to mark it resolved...
 
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ib4

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We actually used to send out an occasional e-mail (once or twice a year?) especially when we redesigned the site to re-welcome old members.

We neglected to do it last time, and its long over due so sure we have no problem sending out an e-mail to non-banned members.

Perhaps we can even consider a small giveaway to entice them to post?

If you plan on sending that email and come up with a good idea for the giveaway other then just simply making a one time visit back to the forum, I will triple my donation amount this month or next month to help fund it. <3 WTF!? :D

Oh, and to address the add-ons requests. As XF 2.0 is going alpha/beta this fall and winter, we do not want to introduce any new add-ons that need a rewrite at this time. We'll be adding lots of cool new functionality as add-ons are created or rejiggered to work with the new code base.

We'll also have to recode our design. ;)

Makes total sense. Lets bring back the answer function! Sorry I didn't consider that. I haven't checks XF news recently. Wouldn't it be nice if you had another staff member super savy with XF and Web Dev to help you?!? :rolleyes:

...put me on the team coach!!...