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Online HarrySmith

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« on: October 17, 2010, 06:42:28 PM »
I have never done it so I do not what is involved but a page or a new board with links to phone related sites would be a good idea. Links to such things as the TCI or Remcos archives are posted almost everyday. Paul F's site is mentioned quite frequently also. I am sure there are a hundred other sites that would be useful, such as Phoneco or Steve Hilz. One place to go for all these things would be quite convienent :)
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Offline gpo706

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Re: links page
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2010, 07:25:53 PM »
Indeed, be a handy "menu" for users.
"now this should take five minutes, where's me screwdriver went now..?"

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Re: links page
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2010, 08:24:19 PM »
Most forums place a "sticky message" at the top of the forum, and create a single post with all the links, then lock the thread.  Moderators can update the thread to add new links and drop dead links as required. 

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Re: links page
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2010, 05:40:33 AM »
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« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2010, 08:08:35 AM »
One of the reasons I mention this is the number of posts we are getting these days, discussed here:
http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=3514.0
We have more members which is a good thing but I think the number of posts could be cut down by having one place to look for an answer to a particular question. Just a thought being opened for discussion. What do you think?
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Re: links page
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2010, 08:18:40 AM »
Harry, it shouldn't be a problem to make a Board for Links.  There would then have to be sub-folders, or sub-topics for individual links subjects.  A list will have to be compiled and then one individual will have to list them under a certain topic, say for example a link to Steve Hilsz for phone parts, dial service, etc.

Like with a lot of forums, topics become redundant when the user or questioner doesn't take the time to search the Forum to see if their question was already discussed/answered.  It's not necessary to physically go through the postings, just search key words in the search area located at the top of the forum header.

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Re: links page
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2010, 09:28:22 AM »
There are already several link pages on the internet:

http://www.telefoniemuseum.nl/links/

http://www.telephonecollectors.org/links/links.htm

I would just refer the forum users to these rather than having to maintain my own links section :)
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Re: links page
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2010, 09:43:50 AM »
Great idea Remco, thanks.  You just save me a lot of work.  :)