- Starting Off
It’s no surprise to most members here that we came here from the remnants of nadota.com. For those who may recognise me from the old site (was breaking-bad and repeatedly ghost-wrote posts for nmagane) - I could see a clear downward trajectory in the online climate. This ultimately led to J abandoning the site due to a fight with moderator bees. This new site however - has added features I have been advocating for almost a year now. Last bump - showing when people are typing and likes add a different aspect to the culture and creates a more - for lack of better words (not that articulate today was a heavy day in work) - tight knit family (methodologically at least).
I think it’s important that - in order to attract new customers to our website, we try to come off as “welcoming”. I put welcoming in quotes as a lot of our charm (if you would call it that…) actually comes from our bitterness hahaha! Our cynical outlook and pessimistic conversational habits gave us a cult status in the old DoTa community therefore it’s essential to maintain this unique status but also make it less exclusive and extensively uneducated furthermore. I think the forum is in dire need of MORE board games other than mafia to contrast some of our roughness with actual bonding allowing people to get a taste for our cultural online impact whilst still accepting new members. Thats my thoughts and I was right about what would happen to the old site. J has said on numerous occasions he couldn’t attract enough customers was server hosting and we need a more optimal community.
Just my two cents (pence in latter