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Slightly off topic, but increasing the Empire About as fast ! Can we have the 'Similar Topics' scanned for 'catch phases' and could it be bigger with a very slow flash?
Especially for new members ! Just a thought that won't go away ! Big AL !
 
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I've read this a few times, but I don't understand what you are suggesting. ??
 
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My bad, The Similar Threads, not Similar topics at the bottom of the page, Some of our members try very hard to caption their Threads with a good "catch phase'',
I thought that the Captions/titles should be screen for additional sources of 'Catch phrases '.

I am also suggesting as a separate issue that the 'Similar Threads' appear to be under utilized, often when you respond to a question that the other member is asking,
their second question shows that they didn't look in the 'similar threads' for an answer- because that question would be already answered for them if they had gone to
'similar threads'

As a related issue I was proposing that the 'Similar threads' could be a little larger,easier to read, closer to the Preview and Submit buttons, and possibly be equipped
with a very slow "Flash'' to draw the eye there !

Now that we are up-gradeing the posting instructions, it seemed like a good time to look at this as a related issue !

Hope this is clearer now! I greatly enjoy my time spent here at Permies ! Think like Fire, Flow like Gas ! PYRO - LOGICALLY Big AL !
 
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Wow I didn't even know that was there!
So allen, if we are talking about rocket heaters there is some internal program here, that will list a few other rocket heater threads ?
 
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Miles : Yes that is my understanding, and in the Cob section similar cob questions,> > > > I think we could mine the # of hits it gets, but first we need to
make it more visible to casual visitors/posters !

Speaking of Cob I wish to propose for a 'catch phrase', ''It Won't burn, it won't rot, and it's as cheap as dirt !",
If that doesn't draw visitors, I'll eat your Hat !!!

For the Craft ! Big Al
 
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