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Lord.BachusLord.Bachus Den HelderMember RarePosts: 9,600

Is it just me, or do these forums feel way way less active then half a decade ago?

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  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLMember LegendaryPosts: 31,768
    er..... Yeah?  considering it's the first reply in over 24 hrs?  ;)

    Forums are a dying art, the young don't use them, preferring reddit for most conversations.

    So many places to converse about games and this site really isn't the premier MMORPG information source anymore.

    Still the best forums however in my book.


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    Just trying to live long enough to play a new, released MMORPG, playing FO76 ATM.

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  • Lord.BachusLord.Bachus Den HelderMember RarePosts: 9,600
    Kyleran said:
    er..... Yeah?  considering it's the first reply in over 24 hrs?  ;)

    Forums are a dying art, the young don't use them, preferring reddit for most conversations.

    So many places to converse about games and this site really isn't the premier MMORPG information source anymore.

    Still the best forums however in my book.


    Any idea why the youngsters don’t use forums anymore? To me its still the best way to dicuss things on a somewhat deeper level.

    Best MMO experiences : EQ(PvE), DAoC(PvP), WoW(total package) LOTRO (worldfeel) GW2 (Artstyle and animations and worlddesign) SWTOR (Story immersion) TSW (story) ESO (character advancement)

  • MisterZebubMisterZebub Not In ESOMember EpicPosts: 3,121
    Kyleran said:
    er..... Yeah?  considering it's the first reply in over 24 hrs?  ;)

    Forums are a dying art, the young don't use them, preferring reddit for most conversations.

    So many places to converse about games and this site really isn't the premier MMORPG information source anymore.

    Still the best forums however in my book.


    Any idea why the youngsters don’t use forums anymore? To me its still the best way to dicuss things on a somewhat deeper level.
    Cuz youngsters jst don't hav tym 2 expound fully formed ideas dEz days.


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  • waynejr2waynejr2 West Toluca Lake, CAMember EpicPosts: 7,768
    Kyleran said:
    er..... Yeah?  considering it's the first reply in over 24 hrs?  ;)

    Forums are a dying art, the young don't use them, preferring reddit for most conversations.

    So many places to converse about games and this site really isn't the premier MMORPG information source anymore.

    Still the best forums however in my book.



    I miss the heyday of usenet.
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  • KyleranKyleran Paradise City, FLMember LegendaryPosts: 31,768
    Kyleran said:
    er..... Yeah?  considering it's the first reply in over 24 hrs?  ;)

    Forums are a dying art, the young don't use them, preferring reddit for most conversations.

    So many places to converse about games and this site really isn't the premier MMORPG information source anymore.

    Still the best forums however in my book.


    Any idea why the youngsters don’t use forums anymore? To me its still the best way to dicuss things on a somewhat deeper level.
    Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, I assume is their preferred discussion places, perhaps Discord?

    Or maybe they just don't have deep discussions?  :)

    "I should run a marathon backwards. So I could see what second place look like" Royce da 5'9"

    "I need to finish" - Christian Wolff: The Accountant

    Just trying to live long enough to play a new, released MMORPG, playing FO76 ATM.

    Fools find no pleasure in understanding, but delight in airing their own opinions. Pvbs 18:2, NIV

    Don't just play games, inhabit virtual worlds™

    "This is the most intelligent, well qualified and articulate response to a post I have ever seen on these forums. It's a shame most people here won't have the attention span to read past the second line." - Anon






  • BlazingJ816BlazingJ816 Member CommonPosts: 11
    Kyleran said:
    Kyleran said:
    er..... Yeah?  considering it's the first reply in over 24 hrs?  ;)

    Forums are a dying art, the young don't use them, preferring reddit for most conversations.

    So many places to converse about games and this site really isn't the premier MMORPG information source anymore.

    Still the best forums however in my book.


    Any idea why the youngsters don’t use forums anymore? To me its still the best way to dicuss things on a somewhat deeper level.
    Reddit, Twitter, Facebook, I assume is their preferred discussion places, perhaps Discord?

    Or maybe they just don't have deep discussions?  :)

    I agree... they have already used a different medium instead of Forums. 

    I feel that after a few years, something else will be replacing those too :) 
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