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  • Improving the Forum

    It seems that lately the forum has not been very strong. Not only from the lack of activity, but also quality of content, after all the majority of posts it seems like have been regarding "Armenians being white" or Kim Kardashian, and God knows what else...

    I feel first, the forum has to many sections given the amount of activity, and sections should be combined into one page (rather than 3). It seems the mods have been doing a good job by taking care of the trolls and spammers, keep it up as they infiltrate this forum often...

    I hope we can restore this forum to a more intellectual one stage, like it used to be with Armenian, where the majority of content will be debate regarding Armenian or International politics and events rather than then BS threads. Maybe the more experienced posters can have some sort of distinction, maybe even their own section for debate?

    In all, given the activity and position of this forum, I feel it would be better if it was made more compact and comprehensive. Stupid threads also in the process being limited. These are just some of my ideas, feel free to pitch in; I believe this forum has a lot of potential and believe we should all strengthen it. It's one of the two only Armenian forums, the other being akumb.am....
    Մեկ Ազգ, Մեկ Մշակույթ
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    "Western Assimilation is the greatest threat to the Armenian nation since the Armenian Genocide."

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    Re: Improving the Forum

    I agree. The Kim Kardashian, and Armenian White-type crap should be placed in another section called "Time Killing" or "Humerous" sections, or something along those lines. "General Armenian Talk" should be serious general Armenian stuff. I don't give a xxxx about Kardashian, and you're 100% right about it being stupid.

    Although, I'm relatively new to the forum, and I don't really know how it was before.

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      Re: Improving the Forum

      Threads that debate the obvious such as "whether Armenians are white or not" or
      "Musegh Mamikonian was Chinese or not" should not be debatable issues
      no more than whether Armenian Genocide was real or not.
      They are only meant to denigrate Armenian Nation.

      Equally important issue (for this forum it seems) as to whether Kardashian
      has a hairy ars.e or not should be discussed by those who have first hand experience in the matter.


      Thankfully I do not qualify.
      Politics is not about the pursuit of morality nor what's right or wrong
      Its about self interest at personal and national level often at odds with the above.
      Great politicians pursue the National interest and small politicians personal interests

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        Re: Improving the Forum

        Originally posted by londontsi View Post
        Threads that debate the obvious such as "whether Armenians are white or not" or
        "Musegh Mamikonian was Chinese or not" should not be debatable issues
        no more than whether Armenian Genocide was real or not.
        They are only meant to denigrate Armenian Nation.

        Equally important issue (for this forum it seems) as to whether Kardashian
        has a hairy ars.e or not should be discussed by those who have first hand experience in the matter.


        Thankfully I do not qualify.
        Agree.
        General Antranik (1865-1927): I am not a nationalist. I recognize only one nation, the nation of the oppressed.

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        • #5
          Re: Improving the Forum

          so anybody believe we should make the forum smaller and more compact: not have so many sections...?
          Մեկ Ազգ, Մեկ Մշակույթ
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          "Western Assimilation is the greatest threat to the Armenian nation since the Armenian Genocide."

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            Re: Improving the Forum

            Originally posted by Mos View Post
            so anybody believe we should make the forum smaller and more compact: not have so many sections...?
            Mos thats completley up to the Admins.
            Positive vibes, positive taught

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            • #7
              Re: Improving the Forum

              I think alot of it also has to do with you, the posters. Many posters post different things in different forums. If posters do not respect the integrity of the forums then it cannot be expected the forum quality will improve. For example, there are often threads relating to Armenian politics, news or history that do not belong in "General Armenian Talk." The latter section is for silly threads, such as "What are some Armenian names you like to name your kids." Posters themselves often do not distinguish between the sub-forum categories to maintain the topical nature of the forum.

              It seems that alot of the "historical" topics border on the genocide issue, and that is posted almost everywhere. Are we dealing with the historiography of the genocide itself or the genocide in contemporary news media and controversy? Which is it? Are they separate so that the news of some contemporary issue relating to the genocide goes in 'Armenian News' or does it go in the genocide section?

              Also, if the Genocide forum is relegated only to the genocide, not much else seems to be discussed about Armenian history. It seems Armenians' obsession runs with the genocide and suddenly the rest of the 95% of Armenian history falls by the wayside. Which shall it be folks? Let's put things into perspective.
              Achkerov kute.

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                Re: Improving the Forum

                Originally posted by londontsi View Post
                Threads that debate the obvious such as "whether Armenians are white or not" or
                "Musegh Mamikonian was Chinese or not" should not be debatable issues
                no more than whether Armenian Genocide was real or not.
                They are only meant to denigrate Armenian Nation.

                Equally important issue (for this forum it seems) as to whether Kardashian
                has a hairy ars.e or not should be discussed by those who have first hand experience in the matter.


                Thankfully I do not qualify.
                I am aghast and apaulled. What is the world coming to.

                An Armenian forum is not a true Armenian forum without these topics occurring both regularly and prominently.

                Hitler and what he said (or didn't say) about the Armenian Genocide
                Are Armenians white / European?
                Were the Mamikonians Chinese?
                Why do Armenian women like black men?
                Hair (in the wrong places) and noses (in the right place but too big).


                Similarly, the long and noble tradition of issuing accusations of "denigrating the Armenian Nation" and of "being a Turk" should never be abandoned.
                Plenipotentiary meow!

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                • #9
                  Re: Improving the Forum

                  Time to ban anyone who dares to post anything about Kardashian.

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                    Re: Improving the Forum

                    Originally posted by PepsiAddict View Post
                    Mos thats completley up to the Admins.
                    so who has the power to make such changes in the forum? Maybe all the active users should decide on a way to reform this forum. With the growing inactivity and lack of quality in discussions, I believe this is what we need.
                    Մեկ Ազգ, Մեկ Մշակույթ
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                    "Western Assimilation is the greatest threat to the Armenian nation since the Armenian Genocide."

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