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    Cool Two Seperate Fora for Classifications?

    Must be due to the merge, but I just noticed something strange: there are two fora instead of one : "Anthropological taxonomy", and "Personal taxonomy", which is a subforum of the first.

    I am guessing they serve the same purpose...and if so, you might want to move those posts and delete one of the two

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    Nope, it all has its reason. The "Personal taxonomy" section is intended for members to post pictures of themselves or their friends and family for classification, whilst the general section will be for classifications of famous people, groups, etc.

    I haven't heard a reason why it was split like this, but I support the idea, because if people want a classification of themselves, it is less likely that the thread will disappear to page two or three in no time.
    -In kalte Schatten versunken... /Germaniens Volk erstarrt / Gefroren von Lügen / In denen die Welt verharrt-
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    A-ha! Thanks, Sig. (now I feel so stupid )

    P.S. a lot of members seem to be failing to make that distinction (example), so it might be a good idea to post that in the guidelines.

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    If I recall, the Personal Taxonomy forum is there because it isn't viewable to the guests?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siebenbürgerin View Post
    If I recall, the Personal Taxonomy forum is there because it isn't viewable to the guests?
    Thanks, Siebenbürgerin, I overlooked that. Thanks for pointing that one out.

    See, no one is perfect, not even the great Sigurd.
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    Yes, the Personal Taxonomy sub-forum is private (only viewable to members) for security reasons. We don't want every onlooker to be able to fish for the pictures and other private information of members, or their relatives, friends, etc. The Anthropological Taxonomy forum is public because it contains a lot of information that could be useful to the reader. Thus, classifications of members and other private persons should go under Personal Taxonomy, while classification of public persons such as celebrities, politicians, etc. should go under Anthropological Taxonomy.

    Ah, I see Sigurd has posted a thread about it already.

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    Posted a sticky in the Taxonomy forum as to what should go into which section.

    Thread closed as matter has been answered and dealt with accordingly.
    -In kalte Schatten versunken... /Germaniens Volk erstarrt / Gefroren von Lügen / In denen die Welt verharrt-
    -Die alte Seele trauernd und verlassen / Verblassend in einer erklärbaren Welt / Schwebend in einem Dunst der Wehmut / Ein Schrei der nur unmerklich gellt-
    -Auch ich verspüre Demut / Vor dem alten Geiste der Ahnen / Wird es mir vergönnt sein / Gen Walhalla aufzufahren?-

    (Heimdalls Wacht, In kalte Schatten versunken, stanzas 4-6)

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    Two Seperate Fora, Continued

    I don't know why threads are locked just because the initial question has been answered, when it's hardly impossible for related issues or questions to rise. Well, here's a second thread on the matter then.

    I suggest making the personal taxonomy for regulars only. As it is now, those who are unregistered and can't access the forum can easily just register and do what we don't want to be done; it's not much safer at all blocking only unregistered users.

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    Good point, Aeinvargr, and taken. Thread does re-opened for further discussion, especially as regards to who should be allowed to view it.

    Feel free to voice your opinions freely.
    -In kalte Schatten versunken... /Germaniens Volk erstarrt / Gefroren von Lügen / In denen die Welt verharrt-
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    -Auch ich verspüre Demut / Vor dem alten Geiste der Ahnen / Wird es mir vergönnt sein / Gen Walhalla aufzufahren?-

    (Heimdalls Wacht, In kalte Schatten versunken, stanzas 4-6)

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    I had a similar thought as yours and proposed it to the Staff. Now the Personal Taxonomy forum is accessible only for members with over 15 posts. Juniors should be able to request classifciation too, in my view. At 15 posts we Staff will have realised if the person is here to troll or spam. That's what the newbie moderation system is for.

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