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Sad day at the Ford Barn

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by bobj49f2, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. Rem
    Joined: Mar 6, 2006
    Posts: 1,256


    I think you're probably right. Just how you'd limit the dross, while making it easier to navigate and find stuff is the $64,000 question...somehow you'd need to keep the BS down and encourage the (mainly older) folks with the knowledge to stay on there.
  2. Hot Turkey
    Joined: Feb 21, 2007
    Posts: 1,237

    Hot Turkey

    Best of luck, we need that site.
  3. 1952henry
    Joined: Jan 8, 2006
    Posts: 822


    Glad to hear Ryan. And/or Kirk. As others have said, these two sites are my favorites.
  4. Yes, but Shelly has tried to change the format a few times and just run into a brick wall with all the old timers. And thats where alot of the knowledge is. I do hope it can be saved and you are correct the searches do take forever.
  5. 4dFord/SC
    Joined: Sep 12, 2004
    Posts: 837


    IMHO, the "old timers" will gladly adjust to changes, if it means saving the site. At least this one will:)
  6. denis4x4
    Joined: Apr 23, 2005
    Posts: 3,708

    from Colorado

    Chances are a lot of the old timers on Fordbarn will migrate back to Like the HAMB, fordbarn is as much a social network for the hold timers as an information source. Foul language, personal attacks and political posts were never allowed at fordbarn. What passes as social intercourse here won't cut it over there.
  7. That really sucks, great people on that site. I've scored allot of parts and knowledge on that forum.
  8. FritzTownFord
    Joined: Apr 7, 2007
    Posts: 1,020


    Bringing fordbarn into the JJ family would be a natural extension of this place.

    Go for it!
  9. BAD ROD
    Joined: Dec 16, 2004
    Posts: 1,535


    Sounds like a great opportunity Ryan.
  10. Kirk/Ryan - all I know is that, whatever happenns, thanks for being there to try and help save the 'Barn.
  11. Flyinsolo71
    Joined: Oct 25, 2006
    Posts: 89

    from Austin

    There is a post on the site saying that it WILL stay open!

  12. 1950ChevySuburban
    Joined: Dec 20, 2006
    Posts: 6,188

    Member Emeritus
    from Tucson AZ

    YEP! Just read it! STAYING OPEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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