Poll on "24: Season 2" thread creation

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  1. Patrick Sun

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    Okay, let's take a vote on "24: Season 2" threads:

    Whichever options gets the most votes (please only vote once) will be the way threads get created for the show this season.
     
  2. Dana Fillhart

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    Last year's was in separate threads; all other shows are separate threads; one big season-long thread becomes unweildy AND unfair to those not on the current episode, even if the current episode is in a thread all by itself (with the previous episodes in 1 big thread); people may wish to discuss plot points of earlier episodes, which interferes with the current episode discussions.
    I vote in favor of separate threads.
    I vote against the idea of creating a separate subforum for television shows (though that's not part of THIS poll [​IMG]).
     
  3. Patrick Sun

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    Please just vote, most people know why they prefer one format over the other. This poll will run until next Tuesday.
     
  4. GlennH

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    Thanks for the poll.

    One concern I have is that choices #2 and #3 are really subsets of one main preference to have separate threads, and thus may "split" the vote. I'd suggest that if #1 ends up with the most votes but is not as high as #2 and #3 combined then you should discard #1.
     
  5. Qui-Gon John

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    Yes, if the total of 2 & 3 is greater than the number of votes for 1, you should do a run-off poll to see which version of 'separate episodes' will be used.
     
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    Does it matter? Isn't this, too, "a bit premature"?
     
  7. Josh Dial

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    Ummm, hasn't the second season started already?

    cheers!

    Josh
     
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    thread for each week is the right thing to do
     
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    Jason, I liked how it was last season, a thread for every episode. Problem is that not everyone is able to watch 24 at the same time, the first season hasn't even started in Germany and England is a few months behind. I have other sources to get the epsiodes even before they air on Fox so I don't mind so much but last season I caught up pretty late. It was nice to read all your comments in a sole thread whithout the fear of getting spoiled. Having one big one would be bad for all non-USA users as they will not be able to participate and it would be difficult to find episode specific discussions with 1000+ posts (the eternal Buffy thread is an good example).
     
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    Though I usually like having one long thread, a show like 24 seems to scream out for episode-specific discussions. So I voted for the third option.
     
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  13. Patrick Sun

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    I would have thought the 2nd option would be what people would want if they wanted episode-by-episode only.

    The 3rd option is just following the Sopranos Season 4 thread model.
     
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    Episode by Episode so people who dont want to be spoiled wont

    capt
     
  15. Mike-M

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    Separate threads.
     
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    Last year I would give a tease about each episode before it aired...got the sat feed early. That works with a seperate thread for each episode. Dunno how it would work in a merged thread.

    I vote for seperate threads.
     
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    I can't watch 'till the FX "encores" on Monday, so I'd prefer not to be spoiled. (Of course I could read the thread only on Monday night/Tuesday daytime.) I think option 3 would work, but only if single threads were kept open for a few weeks afterwards.
     
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    I'd be happy to read and participate in any of the three, but I'd prefer a new thread for each episode that gets merged into an archive. I think for the sake of avoiding spoilers, it gives those who don't watch the episode during broadcast (how could you not?) a chance to catch up - one week.
     
  19. Patrick Sun

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    With the way the voting is going, we'll probably just leave it as one thread per episode, and no merging of the threads.
     
  20. Qui-Gon John

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    How about merge them after the third week they've been a separate thread. So at any given time you could see this weeks thread, last weeks, the prior week, or all weks prior to that.
     

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