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Posted: 08 Dec 04, 16:50 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

yeah, i agree with this...i was a newbie...but i can honestly say if i ever asked questions - they were technical ones...and certainly "how big was roger's dick"? "was freddie postman or postbox", "does anyone like freddie", "which album should i buy first" etc etc


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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 02:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

No way! My being on QZone would be very boring without them :)

Actually it should be great if there'd be something like giant FAQ for newbiews with all their questions answered, if they can't find something by themselves and too lazy to do it.

But the last thing is to shut up someone, just because you don't like it... I was born in USSR and I remember the times when you couldn't say a lot of things because of all those communistic fuss and I don't wish no to anyone to feel something like that...

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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 17:07 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

<font size= 2>Look beyondthe<br>Innuendo wrote:

Of course I'm not talking about censorship!

But, after thinking about this, I've changed my mind. Someone (Breski ?) suggested opening an interactive FAQ section where people can ask answer-seeking questions (as opposed to discussion questions). That might make the board a bit easier to navigate


It was me, I guess: "Actually it should be great if there'd be something like giant FAQ for newbiews with all their questions answered, if they can't find something by themselves and too lazy to do it."

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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 17:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

i think he was referring to my post in another thread Serry mate


as for the control of comuunism...i think this is different
USSR prevented free speech (full stop)
we're nto talking (pardon pun) about free speech, we're talking about free stupidity and free repetition....now if we setup an area with FAQs then problems solved - barring the occasional nugget slipping through the "prospecting pan"


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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I couldn't agree with you more.

Whenever people (myself included) try and tell them politely that what they post has already been talked about before....some of them get real defensive. This way, they can find out the answers and not be a real pain.
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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

One thing that attracts me to this site IS the sarcasm (not that you care). However, if you want me and the other newbies to play in our own room, I can abide. Just let us know...

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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:26 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Nah nah...
I mean, I do not speak on account of you. In fact, I haven't read anything by you, so I guess stereotyping all newbies is kinda just....inevitable. Haha, sarcasm attracts you? Try telling that to others. Oh well. Welcome to Queenzone. :)
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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thanks. I now feel warm and fuzzy - wait, that's the Guinness!


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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

what are a bunch of us newbies going to talk about in a forum that nobody who actually knows anything would bother to read? i guess we could talk about hair styles, how they progresed over the years.

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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:39 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I'm a newbie myself, so hello all!

I think a FAQ section is a good idea.... possibly even a section where newbies can make an initial post just to say hi, tell a bit about themselves and get a little acquainted with the board and its members instead of just being thrown into the firing line :)


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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 18:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

You could, of course, say something about yourself in the Profile section. Just a thought...


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Posted: 09 Dec 04, 19:16 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Haha.
*coughyouredamnrightcough*
But yea...I try and be fair, but it becomes too damn irritating. We were all newbies; sure. But they should just really...well....read the FAQ's. Do us all a favor. :)
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Posted: 10 Dec 04, 01:25 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

and of course you can't tar all newbies with the same brush.

A newbie on the board doesn't neccesarily mean a newbie to Queen.

And at what magical post number do you stop being a newbie?

Everyone was a newbie at one point in time - everyone.

There will always be people who are lazy and ask dumb questions. Fact of life. I don't think a separate area is the answer. On the other hand, a bloody good FAQ is definately a good idea. Amazing it hasn't been done already.


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Posted: 10 Dec 04, 08:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hmm, is not fare for the other side, if the newbie has a interesting topic to set?, the topic of this forum will be few... dont feel guilty this kind of thing is happening in everywhere, there are restriction of the free expresion, I am agree if there are a classification of the topic and then the GOOD one stay there and the bad ones or the elemental question, will be answered via Mail...

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Posted: 11 Dec 04, 06:30 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Where is John?
Who's the sexiest Queen member?
Do You Like Freddie?
What's Your Favorite Song?
What's your favorite Album
Where Do You Come From?
Is John dead?
Is Freddie gay?
What do you concider as being the most gay Queen song?
Is Bohemian Rhapsody about AIDS?

These are the last times I wanted to see these questions.
So for the beginning here are the answers:

- John is retiring.
- Dunno, I'm straight guy.
- Yes we all like Freddie
- Personal, Bo Rhap. But I'm very into Shear Heart Attack, Stone Cold Crazy and Dragon Attack at the moment.
- It's ANATO, after that MIH and I'm very mutch into SHA.
- The Netherlands, the most come from The Netherlands, UK, Germany and USA
- John is alive
- Freddie was a homosexual wich also had sex with women, so actually a very strange kind of Bi, most gay.skip it, he didn't knew it himself.
- the most gay queensong is without a question Body language
-Bohemian Rhapsody is a story with a lot of strange (genius) crap in the middel.
It's not bout AIDS cause it didn't excist in that time. I believe it's about a murder, gettign in court, and at the end suicide. (But that's just my strange mind, all the songs i wrote are about murder, getting crazy, suicide, drugs and love.

So get yer Ya Ya's out and keep it in your mind.

It is also completly strange for me Why I posted this, however accept me.



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Posted: 11 Dec 04, 06:42 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

FAQ would be right for newbiews, but if they ain't trying to research something now, why they should do it in future?

Maybe it'd be better if before joining to QZone you'd gotta take a test or a little exam - couple of questions about Queen history and stats. Something like 'Whose surname is Meddows?', 'How does Zanzibar relates to Queen?' and there could be some answers and newbiews would choice the right ones. So it would be impossible to ask questions like "how old roger is" after that, otherwise you're a fake one.

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Posted: 11 Dec 04, 08:41 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I hope Richard would like this idea too

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Posted: 11 Dec 04, 12:55 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Great point, Serry!

Other questions might include: What's the name of the guitar that Brian built with his Dad, Name the guest vocalist on "Under Pressure", and who was "Death on two legs" written about.


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