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Dong U Dead

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I would like to see threads set up like files within a pc (delimiter format I believe it's called or directory tree or even a folder tree).

I feel it will tidy up threads, make it more user-friendly.

When people are discussing or debating a topic other topics and posts can carry on without disrupting the discussion.
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01-Apr-2019 17:53:53 - Last edited on 01-Apr-2019 18:16:24 by Dong U Dead

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@Louiellen, If Jagex set up this new format for the forums it would take far to much space to have both options, it just wouldn't be viable. I don't believe there would be a need for both, having this setup would remove a lot of problems these forums have.


@Vlumondoxa, thank you :)


@Fifi, sadly these forums are drifting further and further downhill. I hope one day that Jagex realizes what an amazing thing they have here and start listening to thread owners, posters and even lurkers :)

Thank you all for responses and support :)
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01-Apr-2019 21:09:27 - Last edited on 01-Apr-2019 21:10:42 by Dong U Dead

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@Louiellen - the forums are yelling out for changes, we have been asking for over a decade. I am not against your idea at all, it's rather quite a good one. The only thing I worry about is space and the cost. If you're correct in that it won't take up much space I don't see why not.

@Southeaster, thanks for your reply. I don't use Reddit much. it's a completely different platform, Reddit has never been like RSOF even in RSOF hay-day, the whole atmosphere is different.

The nestled format has been used in other social media platforms, some large like Reddit, some just the same size as RSOF, even smaller. It works, it's tidy and it would remove instances where a debate between two or more people has been going on for days or even hours which can stop other people from enjoying the thread. their points, their view can get lost.
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02-Apr-2019 18:36:27

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As I said Southeaster that is one platform, there are many and I mean many that use the nestled format structure. Not all nestled format will look like that. they all have there own structure a lot very nice and tidy:

FaceBook (Nestled format closed):


FaceBook (Nestled format open):



PS: @Southeaster: I like the word Nestled format :)
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03-Apr-2019 18:37:47 - Last edited on 03-Apr-2019 19:03:37 by Dong U Dead

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Have a look @ Jagex before UK Parliament 14-15-785-66093244. Pages and pages, even more pages of the same people debating.

Other peoples posts get lost amongst it all.

The Nestled format will allow for easier access to certain topics within a thread. It will allow certain players to have debates without other posters words getting lost within the debate. There is so much to like about this, there really is :P
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03-Apr-2019 19:02:22

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Spearmint30 said:
There are advantages and disadvantages to both layouts, and so far I've agreed with just about every post here about those positions. That being said, I would support a change if the layout could be toggleable by users as a profile setting between the two.

My personal preference would be to stay on the linear layout (or whatever the term is for the current scheme), though I can understand why people might like to have a nested tree layout as it gives control over what comment tangent rabbit holes you want to dive into.

It also tidies up threads that have gone of track, trolling, hidden posts, and debates that go on for pages <- these are all the reason I would take the Nestled format I would love it.
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04-Apr-2019 20:51:59 - Last edited on 04-Apr-2019 20:53:18 by Dong U Dead

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