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Old Jun 14, 07, 4:11 pm
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Should We Add An Italy Forum?

This thread is currently discussing changing the Paris forum to France.

There has been an additional request to add an Italy forum and I personally favor that addition.

Plus I think we need to re-order the European forums but we can wait to discuss that if and when it is decided to add an Italy forum and change the Paris forum to France.

Please weigh in here, pro or con, if you are in favor of a separate Italy forum.

Thanks.
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Old Jun 14, 07, 4:17 pm
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Originally Posted by Cholula View Post
Plus I think we need to re-order the European forums but we can wait to discuss that if and when it is decided to add an Italy forum and change the Paris forum to France.
I all in for an Italy forum. But I don't think we need more re-order in the European forums. The remaining countries don't generate enough traffic for a single forum. The rest of europe should remain what it is. the best place for Schengen Visa questions, questions about european rail travel, Greece, Prague and Switzerland. (just to name a few successful threads we had recently)

And I speak not only as a member, but also as the moderator of the europe forum. But Italy sounds like a very good idea and that forum should be a success.
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Old Jun 14, 07, 4:26 pm
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You have my vote

Originally Posted by chrissxb View Post
I all in for an Italy forum. But I don't think we need more re-order in the European forums. The remaining countries don't generate enough traffic for a single forum. The rest of europe should remain what it is. the best place for Schengen Visa questions, questions about european rail travel, Greece, Prague and Switzerland. (just to name a few successful threads we had recently)

And I speak not only as a member, but also as the moderator of the europe forum. But Italy sounds like a very good idea and that forum should be a success.
chrissxb,
Totally agree that a forum to cover Italy is a good idea.

OT - enjoyed meeting you, richelieu and AF680 in Strabourg. Thx.
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Old Jun 14, 07, 4:30 pm
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Gee! I think this sounds like an astounding idea!
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Old Jun 14, 07, 4:49 pm
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Originally Posted by chrissxb View Post
But I don't think we need more re-order in the European forums.
By re-order, I mean that we need to organize them properly.

Right now it looks like this:

U.K. and Ireland


London


Germany


Europe (Eastern/Western)


Paris


I suggest we drop London as it's already listed as a subforum under UK and Ireland.

And then we list France, Germany and Italy and then, finally, Europe (Eastern/Western) as a catchall for the other European countries.
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Old Jun 14, 07, 4:49 pm
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Old Jun 14, 07, 7:03 pm
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I fully support an Italy Forum. Thanks, Chexfan for your work in gathering data to support the Italy Forum proposal.
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Originally Posted by chexfan View Post
Maybe it all depends who brings up the idea.

Kind of reminds me of the prisoner/joke book story.

Seems there were these lifers in a cellblock and all they had to read was the same dog-eared joke book that they passed from cell to cell.

And they told the same jokes so often they got to know the jokes by their number.

Late at night, one of the regulars would holler "Number 13!!" and it would be followed by raucous laughter. Later you'd hear "Number 71!!" and that would be followed by hysterical laughter and clapping. And so on.

A newbie is brought into the cellblock and after a while, he too wants to tell the jokes. Late at night he hollers "Number 38!!".

Nothing but dead silence.

So he hollers "Number 55!!". Not a sound.

In frustration he turns to his cellmate and asks what's happening.

The cellmate said "I guess some people just know how to tell a joke and some don't".

And that's the lame-o joke for the day.
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Old Jun 15, 07, 1:40 am
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Originally Posted by Cholula View Post
Maybe it all depends who brings up the idea.
Yep.

Originally Posted by Cholula View Post
...The cellmate said "I guess some people just know how to tell a joke and some don't".

And that's the lame-o joke for the day.
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I support the motion for an Italia forum - good luck!
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Old Jun 15, 07, 5:43 am
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Italy Forum: Si.

Alitalia Forum: Pił importante.
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Old Jun 15, 07, 8:48 am
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I think it's a great idea.
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Old Jun 15, 07, 9:38 am
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Originally Posted by Dovster View Post
Italy Forum: Si.

Alitalia Forum: Pił importante.
I second both motions.
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Originally Posted by MACH81 View Post
I second both motions.
They are both being discussed now on the private TalkBoard Forum. I don't think that my feelings about them will come as a surprise to anyone, but it would be good to hear from other FlyerTalkers on both issues.
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Originally Posted by Dovster View Post
Italy Forum: Si.

Alitalia Forum: Pił importante.
Agreed. If this comes to a vote, I'll support both.
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Both the proposed Alitalia and Italy forums have been moved and seconded. Voting has not yet started on them, so in the immortal words of Dino Paul Crocetti (also known as Dean Martin), "keep those cards and letters coming in, folks."
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