Are groups dead? Page 2

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  • Deleted user 25 February 2012 12:40:39
    morriss wrote:
    Groups are still alive.
    I beg to differ
  • Fatiguez 25 Feb 2012 12:43:09 8,707 posts
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    You beg to be wrong
  • Psychotext 25 Feb 2012 13:20:44 53,855 posts
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    I wonder if one of the DB guys could say how many groups have had more than... I don't know, 20 posts in the last day.
  • ModishNouns 25 Feb 2012 13:34:01 4,654 posts
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    The Forza group is alive and kicking. And the Diana Vickers group, obviously.
  • Stickman 25 Feb 2012 13:34:57 29,664 posts
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    ...which is ironic.

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  • Lukus 25 Feb 2012 13:38:27 19,006 posts
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    The problem with groups is, when they were first introduced there was no discretion involved in creating a group. Everyone was so preoccupied with whether or not they could that they didn't stop to think if they should.
    The dead groups, by and large, are either topics so niche that no one but the group creator wants to discuss them, or were so mainstream that the bulk of the discussion remains on the main forum, which is how it should be.

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  • Syrette 25 Feb 2012 13:45:54 43,126 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    Groups still exist, you just can't search for them any more under the pathetic excusive for a site revamp.
    WAH

    There's no middle ground with you, is there?

  • Tom_Servo 25 Feb 2012 13:45:58 17,330 posts
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    Groups are dead...



















    ...DEAD SERIOUS ABOUT GOING TO ITCHY AND SCRATCHY LAND!
  • Deckard1 25 Feb 2012 13:47:07 27,273 posts
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    Beautiful Goldblum use there.
  • Lukus 25 Feb 2012 13:52:15 19,006 posts
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    :D

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  • Mr-Brett 25 Feb 2012 14:14:32 12,723 posts
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    Psychotext wrote:
    I wonder if one of the DB guys could say how many groups have had more than... I don't know, 20 posts in the last day.
    20 posts in the last month or even year would probably show how many are desolate wastelands.

    Groups are a bit of an oddity, I can see the worth when discussing niche subjects away from tiresome trolls or if you want to fence off the tiresome trolling so as to not offend the delicate masses. A parallel sub-forum seems to be pointless and cliquey though.

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  • neilka 25 Feb 2012 14:19:42 15,679 posts
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    darkmorgado wrote:
    BTW fruit, you coming to the expo this year? We have an apartment for four days with a sofa spare... plenty of opportunity for drunken hilarity (and possibly drunken arguments, knowing us)
    /commissions sitcom
  • Deckard1 25 Feb 2012 14:23:18 27,273 posts
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    /constructs nail bomb
  • Tom_Servo 25 Feb 2012 14:27:22 17,330 posts
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2be6jGwLoJ0

    The shot of Jack Klugman drinking beer while sitting at a keyboard is eerily prescient.
  • shamblemonkee 25 Feb 2012 14:31:22 14,286 posts
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    The codemasters F1 and the Forza groups are active, lots of people use groups to organise games.
  • Deleted user 25 February 2012 14:31:29
    morriss wrote:
    Ironlungs76 wrote:
    meme wrote:
    All the cool kids hang out in groups now, it's the done thing.
    If only this was true then there would be far less bollocks posted on the main site.
    That doesn't make sense. Surely the reason more bollocks is posted on the main site is because all the cool kids hang out in groups and therefore don't cancel out the incessant noise of the proletariat?
    I was assuming gremmi was being ironic in his use of "cool kids"
  • Deleted user 25 February 2012 14:49:38
    No, I was being quite literal.
  • Bremenacht 25 Feb 2012 17:13:27 17,617 posts
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    neilka wrote:
    darkmorgado wrote:
    BTW fruit, you coming to the expo this year? We have an apartment for four days with a sofa spare... plenty of opportunity for drunken hilarity (and possibly drunken arguments, knowing us)
    /commissions sitcom
    Deckard1 wrote:
    /constructs nail bomb
    :'-D

    glol
  • HoriZon 25 Feb 2012 17:59:44 13,498 posts
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    Groups are for cunts.


    /oh....

    I used to be a gamer like you, then I took an arrow in the knee.

  • Bremenacht 12 May 2013 20:18:39 17,617 posts
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    Is there an amazing button which can tell you which are the busiest groups at the moment?

    I want to know where all the cool cats bite and scratch and scream all night.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 12 May 2013 20:24:24 37,422 posts
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    Not really, but the main groups page is http://www.eurogamer.net/groups.php

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    Voted by the community "Best mod" 2011, 2012 and 2013.

  • kentmonkey 12 May 2013 20:26:05 20,456 posts
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    They better not be. I've got a photography question waiting to be answered! :o)
  • mal 12 May 2013 20:45:31 22,341 posts
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    I like the look of that Vita Loansies group. 1 Member, who is apparently Flying_Pic, loaning his games to himself since the end of last month.

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  • Bremenacht 12 May 2013 20:51:00 17,617 posts
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    meme is mean

    'juankerr is gay' group. Tsk.
  • Bremenacht 12 May 2013 20:53:13 17,617 posts
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    Darkfall Unholy Wars!

    I must join, and discuss zergs!
  • Bremenacht 12 May 2013 20:53:30 17,617 posts
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    MrTomFTW wrote:
    Not really, but the main groups page is http://www.eurogamer.net/groups.php
    TA BTW
  • Mr-Brett 12 May 2013 21:53:33 12,723 posts
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    The "No to Micro-Transations on Full Price Games!" group looks like a doozie.

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