Site Talk forum: Moving a thread to the Sandbox forum

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Name: KadieD
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Rainbow
Aug 18, 2016 11:48 AM CST
I just now discovered that the thread, O-T Junction in the Adeniums forum was moved to the Sandbox.

Does this mean that threads that are off-topic within a particular forum will also be moved? Here are a couple of off-topic threads:

OT - The Porch Swing ... Day Lilies forum
Midatlantic Pets ... Midatlantic Gardening forum

Or is O-T Junction being singled out??

Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Aug 18, 2016 1:58 PM CST

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Hmm, it was proposed to be moved, and I approved the proposal without giving it much thought since it was clearly off topic.

I don't mind moving it back to Adeniums if you'd like.
Name: greene
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greene
Aug 18, 2016 2:01 PM CST
Hmmm, I would never have found it in Adeniums. I saw the thread in the Sandbox and posted a question.
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Name: KadieD
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Rainbow
Aug 18, 2016 2:35 PM CST
Yes, please do move the thread back to the Adeniums forum, Dave. Other forums have off-topic threads within so I feel this one should be allowed to continue.

There are members who do not venture outside their comfort zone, as in the forum or thread they favor. The off-topic threads allow the members, if they so desire, to have a more close affinity and comfort in sharing with other members within the forum they are comfortable in. Sure, others lurk and that's good, even better if they post.



Name: Deb
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Bonehead
Aug 18, 2016 3:06 PM CST
Rainbow, what you might want to do is open a specific thread within the Adeniums forum that is clearly just for chatting. That way, no worries about getting off topic. A lot of plant or region specific forums do this.
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Name: KadieD
Oceania, Mariana Islands (Zone 11b)
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Rainbow
Aug 18, 2016 3:18 PM CST
Thanks, Deb, for your suggestion. Smiling
Name: Dave Whitinger
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dave
Aug 18, 2016 3:59 PM CST

Garden.org Admin

I moved the thread back.
Name: Suzanne/Sue
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Calif_Sue
Aug 18, 2016 4:15 PM CST

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Many of the busy forums set up a 'chat' type thread so they can go slightly off topic yet remain in their forum. Maybe the one that proposed the move was not aware of that. It's a nice thing to have. nodding
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Name: KadieD
Oceania, Mariana Islands (Zone 11b)
Wet Tropical AHS Zone 12
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Dog Lover Cat Lover Bee Lover Vegetable Grower Butterflies Permaculture
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Rainbow
Aug 18, 2016 6:18 PM CST
Thank you, Dave! Hurray!

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