Oh, boy! We know that things have changed when there is an idea for a subforum
I will agree that things have become a little confused the last month or so -- I think this is understandable. Newbies come here and post on the first thread that they click onto. They may never even see a "sticky" - don't even realize that it exists. I guess my thought is, if you see this happen, then redirect them. The "stickies" were started to keep that information free of posts ---hmm. it worked for awhile -- It is sort of like new people that move into town -- you just got to take time and point them to the best diner - - -
Jay123, what I realize is that many people have not been on a forum before -- and no matter how you try to get them to interract correctly the first time -- it ain't goin to happen. I think you have done an excellent job the past few days to remind people --- guess what, you will probably have to do it again next week when there are another 100 newbies looking at the site.
BTW - welcome to all the "newbies" We use to be able to make personal welcome posts to each "newbie" --- obviously, can't do that anymore -- again back to my new people in the town -- we just don't have enough time to bake a plate of cookies for all the newcomers! This is a good thing.