How many New Posts from a New Player sit unanswered for days if not weeks due to the White Knights efforts to rid the community of evil. Evil has been removed so now fill the void you have created and look into places other than =10. Though I believe we are a year too late.
Er.... the only new posts that generally go unanswered are spam. I and many others make an effort to reply to genuine questions, even if the answer is not much more than "check the stickies."
This is pretty much accurate. Questions are answered, you can review the history by looking back several pages. The issue is that once the question is answered there is nothing really for these people to post about, until they have another question. They lack the knowledge to help others (because knowledge building threads are non existent, because everyone just links a wiki). so they can't answer questions, they don't have the "street" knowledge of how this community accepts people, (because there are no community building threads, be they drama or discussions.)
This forum dies because we don't have **** posters. Those select few who are able to rile people up and create community. Sadly it will be up to the new people to build their community, how they want it, and neither the circle jerk, nor anti circle jerk should have any say. But we should also not be so quick to slap new posters hands who want to try and fit in, and build their community. Everyone should grow a little thicker skin, and let the new posters feel the site out. Instead of telling them how to fit in, we should let them grow to fit in.
I dunno I don't think you can build community by dictating, the atmosphere discourages new posters from feeling out the place through good posting and **** posting, and joining our community, or developing their own. It is because of us old word slingers that this site dies, well not because of me...I don't give a ****, Ill post here regardless. Im just saying.