Colin Blackburn

  • Also, the membership discounts and codes appear to be freely available to anyone who logs onto the site, regardless of whether they are a TRF member. Is that the case?

  • Hi Greg,
    I’d like to be able to do things that require a conversation; such as asking for technical advice. This requires a thread to stay visible so it can be responded to by someone who may not log in until a few days after the OP.
    I would also like to be able to buy and sell items on the forum please.
    And to have a discussion that is not over…[Read more]

  • Colin Blackburn posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    Oh, that is a disappointment.
    The whole idea (in my opinion) of a forum, is that you can have a conversation and refer back to see how it develops. You can’t do that with a constant stream – it just gets buried.

    • Perhaps that’s the idea. Some structure is needed here if members are going to actually communicate. Frankly if I had seen this last week I wouldn’t have renewed my membership. Hopefully it will improve as a communication tool.

  • Colin Blackburn posted a new activity comment 1 year, 7 months ago

    So are there going to be individual headings, such as For Sale, so you can search what you are looking for and keep track of a thread?
    Or is it just a constantly topped-up stream of unconnected comment, like FB?

    • Constant stream like FB.

      • Oh dear…I was going to make an interesting point here, but it will just get lost.
        Off to the ABR Forum for me, and goodbye to everyone who sticks with this.
        My honest opinion…what a waste of effort. Well you did ask.

    • Oh, that is a disappointment.
      The whole idea (in my opinion) of a forum, is that you can have a conversation and refer back to see how it develops. You can’t do that with a constant stream – it just gets buried.

      • Perhaps that’s the idea. Some structure is needed here if members are going to actually communicate. Frankly if I had seen this last week I wouldn’t have renewed my membership. Hopefully it will improve as a communication tool.