SWANK wrote:1. Out her.....where the hell is Dade and what have you done with him?
2. Shut Up and add the FB Plug in......should take you all of 7 minutes depending on your internet speed....you'd quad the traffic here with more club morons.
Well since we aren't making money here, we have no reason to quadruple the traffic. I think what Sean is asking for is a sharing function, not "Facebook Connect". Basically a Tweet button or a "Share to FB" button. We have a Tweet button, but only Tech, myself, and Michelle can see it. However, the Tweet button is broken.
I would never put Facebook Connect on here. Because, believe it or not, I actually want to make it a little difficult for people to sign up on here. There's an obnoxious CAPTCHA and also all new arrivals are checked manually by a human. I'll let any legit human through the gates, it's really just a preventative measure to stop Indonesian spammers. However, it does give me a certain perspective on who we're attracting.
I'm well aware I'm being elitist and exclusive, but I personally flat out don't want certain types of people on here, and I'm sure you guys don't either. Can you imagine if people like Ultra Savage, Mekka Savage, and South Beach Savage could just post here by virtue of being logged into Facebook? It'd be a mess we wouldn't have time to deal with, and our model of "self-moderation" would be thrown out the window. We'd either have to come up with a business plan to make money to afford the time to manage the forum, or we'd have to give up and just let it crash and burn. Frankly, I like our little slice of life here just the way it is. Big business and commercial interests ruined our last community, after all.
I don't mind the lurkers and viewers, but I'd rather limit the participatory traffic to those who know what they're doing.