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Actually, there are settings that you can set yourself up to receive
alerts and notifications on this bbs in particular.
Most people have them turned off from when they registered because it would flood their email.
Now, people don't mind because it isn't actually email but it is a message none the less. I guess
the form of it makes some kind of difference.
I think Face Book just makes life easier for the user. Every time there's a post in a thread that you posted in your mobile phone starts beeping away. Kind of like Drama, it just make for a interesting day. If they could only get forums to do the we would be back in the game
Shame about FB taking over.
There are no archival resources there.
No way to search for a topic, search for a response from another thread. Nothing.
Personally, I think it a waste.
People used to complain about new posters coming on and asking the same old questions
on the BBS's, now on FB they oblige for some reason as if it never was a problem.