Why do you think certain topics or boards are failing?

A general lack of enthusiasm.
6 (18.8%)
Too many rules attached to what can and cannot be discussed.
2 (6.3%)
The structure of the boards themselves causing unnecessary restrictions.
3 (9.4%)
A split of the community's focus between the three major gaming companies.
4 (12.5%)
It's not a problem with the forum, I simply have a life.
5 (15.6%)
It's not a problem with the forum, I just have nothing to discuss.
6 (18.8%)
(Creative) No-one is commenting on the stories I place there.
3 (9.4%)
(Creative) A lot of the RPs have died. That's getting boring. We need new rules.
3 (9.4%)

Total Members Voted: 10

Voting closed: December 19, 2011, 12:39:29 AM

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Re: A Question for the Forum as a whole...
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2011, 08:24:15 PM »
I see two problems:

1. No new members. When was the last time we got a new active member? We get one every few months, but that's not nearly enough.

2. The regulars that still visit are too busy to post or join a discussion.

Regarding gaming talk, after FFXII everyone has chosen a different path, so it's not really easy to find people who play the same game. My question is: Why did hundreds of people come here after FFXII came out? Can we not repeat that when a new big FF title releases (like XIII-2)?

FF11 probably had a hand in that. Giving the world a way to combine the concepts of "Final Fantasy" and "online" meant many people probably started looking for a final fantasy forum after twelve got released when their friends weren't nearly as enthusiastic about it as they were.

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