Does the traffic seem down?

Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Since the switch over it seems that less people are coming to these forums or at least less questions are getting asked. Has anyone else noticed this too?

Views

5.8K

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more

Does the traffic seem down?

Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Since the switch over it seems that less people are coming to these forums or at least less questions are getting asked. Has anyone else noticed this too?

Views

5.8K

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Apr 12, 2009 0
Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

maybe it's that Easter thingy that happens around this time of the year

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 12, 2009 0
Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

It's probably the Easter holidays... but definitely, in the DW forum, there's much less input from a lot of the, shall i say, 'old hands?'. Murray and David are fairly active, a couple of others as well... but, a lot of the really great ones are silent... And even Murray's speed of response is definitely much slower and, i feel, not as thorough as before. (He may wish to contradict me... )

JJ

PS: Additionally, i feel there's some kind of censorship or restriction going on...

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 12, 2009 0
Apr 24, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

in the DW forum, there's much less input from a lot of the, shall i say, 'old hands?'. Murray and David are fairly active, a couple of others as well... but, a lot of the really great ones are silent

Most "old hands" in the DW forum were using NNTP, without that they just moved away. I am among them, I quit posting on that forum after 12 years.

I keep monitoring the Spry forum by email, since it's a low amount of traffic, but the moronic way Jive handles emails doesn't help.

Massimo

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 24, 2009 0
Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

The forums are very quiet, Easter or not.

I think some are fed up with the format; some don't like the sluggish response of the UI, and some can't get in.

... and then there's the lack of nntp or whatever they call it.   

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 12, 2009 0
Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I suspect you are right on all accounts.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 12, 2009 0
Apr 12, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

by Buko wrote:

Since the switch over it seems that less people are coming to these forums or at least less questions are getting asked. Has anyone else noticed this too?

MASSIVELY!

Yet, even with the drastically reduced traffic, I haven't been able to read nearly the number of posts I used to in the WebX forums in the same amount of time, let alone respond to them, due to the clumsiness and slowness of these new forums.   I used to read all new posts, now I leave considerably more than half of them unread.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 12, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Congratulations on your 9000th Ramón!

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

9,000 what?  Number of posts shown on the forum?  I have that blocked for all users, so I'd have to take your word for it.

Who knows what those numbers represent anyway!  During the aborted changeover a couple of years ago, it showed some 25,000 or some such insane number credit to my main account (Ramón G Castañeda) and another thousand or so under my variously mangled-name accounts (Ram?n G Casta?eda, Ramón G Castañeda, and Ram=?ISO-8859-1?B?8w==?=n G Casta=?ISO-8859-1?B?8Q==?=eda).

They should eliminate that onsensical running count as well as the silly point system.

EDIT:  I bet you, dave milbut and Buko, as well as others, have a lot more than I do.  

Message was edited by: Ramón G Castañeda

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

i was showing something along the lines of 42000 last time...

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

I'm just saying ...

more.jpg

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

In my case : 142 posts since Nov 30, 2003I know that ain't so. I've probably posted that many since switching over  to this system.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Ramón G Castañeda wrote:

9,000 what?  Number of posts shown on the forum?  I have that blocked for all users, so I'd have to take your word for it.

Who knows what those numbers represent anyway!

I agree; the post count is nonsensical – it was the nice round number that caught my eye.

Plenty of other nonsensical bits of space consuming information too: the red progress bar; the points system; the superfluous links, ...

I'm waiting until the dust has settled before doing the cosmetics.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 23, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Hey Ramon, you mean this is blocked?

9,241 posts since
Jul 27, 2006

?

Heh, and yeah, traffic must be down just based on the number of people who find this junk to slow to even tolerate using. I no longer answer any questions at all.

To all who said "give them a chance" to fix the issues... well, what's up now? Predictably, no performance fixes at all. You can't fix something that is fundamentally broken because it was created with crap bloatware technology that barely runs on a supercomputer. Modern day workstations are supercomputers--and this one barely runs this garbage. Talk about crap software. [new bug found] Oh, and by the way, the stupid smiley things I just tried to add didn't display at all, all I got was a blank space or a tiny dot or something. Sweet!

Great job, Jive!

j/k

EPIC FAIL

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 23, 2009 1
Apr 24, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Ansury wrote:

Hey Ramon, you mean this is blocked?

9,241 posts since
Jul 27, 2006

?

Yep, totally blocked in my browser.  This is all I see:

Adobe-Forums_mmsg_thread.jpg

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 24, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

If it is, then Adobe have attained their goal of getting a web forums software that will not overburden their servers.

Oh wait. You mean that wasn't the goal?

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

Personally, I thought traffic was down before the move. But then  I thought it might be the forums I visit. I think John probably has access to traffic data. However, i do not know if the traffic data includes nttp (for the old system) or if it would include data from rss under the new system.

Mike

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0
Apr 13, 2009

Copy link to clipboard

Copied

MikeKazlow wrote:

… I think John probably has access to traffic data.

Mike

It was a little better today, but with the slowness of these new forums I didn't actually do much reading and replying, compared to what I was able to accomplish in a comparable period of time in the old WebX forums.  I did make liberal use of the Mark All Read function, though, which would have never been the case for me in the WebX forums.

Likes

Translate

Translate

Report

Report
Community Guidelines
Be kind and respectful, give credit to the original source of content, and search for duplicates before posting. Learn more
Reply
Loading...
Apr 13, 2009 0