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Wed 04/04/18 at 17:59
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Hmmm... wrote in General Chat:
Looks like 1995 to me! :¬(

Hmmm...


'You' have a "Tell us what you think!" button, but hopefully you also read the forum...

FWIW
This new dark forum theme would have perhaps worked when you were a 'games' site, but now that's in the past it really doesn't work for me.

As a broadband, domain names, hosting company the previous look worked better for me.
#Feedback

Hmmm...
Thu 12/04/18 at 23:05
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Yep ... what Hmmm says :¬)
Thu 12/04/18 at 11:05
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"Are you sure?"
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You have lots of "calls to action" to provide feedback, so I know you're always happy to hear people's views :¬)

As a long term happy Freeola customer (I spent over £1500 last year with you, not including the people I refer) I'm confused with recent changes.

The forum reduced in size etc. with the only live section "The Freeola Customer Forum" - so in theory focusing on broadband, domains and hosting.

But then the theme was revamped with a gaming style which doesn't seem to make sense to me...

You are now asking for gaming visitors to sign-up to discuss their games - but you've just closed that section of the forum?!


As an aside where you've mentioned analytics/visitors.
It's interesting how this thread quickly racked up 1300+ visitors. I think a lot of those may be 'bots' that arrived after I linked to this thread via Twitter - could be wrong but the figures look a bit strange.

Perhaps if you are thinking about returning to gaming related things you should run a gaming forum separately to your customer forum to help people like me that are easily confused ;¬)

Hmmm...
Wed 11/04/18 at 19:03
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"Must lose weight"
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It's not real gold. It's mud with a tinge of yellow.

In the past month there were 11413 visitors to the parts of our site which are now black and gold retro.

HEY - VISITORS - please sign up and tell us what games you play.
Tue 10/04/18 at 11:02
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"possibly impossible"
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With the gold and black it's less 1995 and more 1920s
Wed 04/04/18 at 19:43
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"Feather edged ..."
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Having read 'stuff' from Freeola, guess this is what the intention is ;¬)
Wed 04/04/18 at 17:59
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"Are you sure?"
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Hmmm... wrote in General Chat:
Looks like 1995 to me! :¬(

Hmmm...


'You' have a "Tell us what you think!" button, but hopefully you also read the forum...

FWIW
This new dark forum theme would have perhaps worked when you were a 'games' site, but now that's in the past it really doesn't work for me.

As a broadband, domain names, hosting company the previous look worked better for me.
#Feedback

Hmmm...

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