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23 June 2014
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HeyJude LetItBe
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Hi everyone! This is just a suggestion, but, here it is. a-hard-days-night-paul-7If there is anything you wonder about, feel free to ask! a-hard-days-night-paul-8

REMEMBER: This is only a suggestion post, the real post will come if many are positive to this.

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Question: What is Weekly Member?

Answer: It is that every week we will select a member who deserves the title of "The Weekly Member."

Question: How do I vote?

Answer: You just comment something like this: "I vote on [username] [and why you vote on him/her]."

Question: Can someone win twice?

Answer: No, it must go at least a week before a member can win again.

Question: What if to members got as many as the other?

Answer: Then it will be a extra round.

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So: What do you think? Is this possible?

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23 June 2014
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I think the real challenge to an idea like this is how to do it in a way that doesn't hurt feelings or feel highly exclusionary.

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I'm Necko.  I'm like Ringo except I wear necklaces.

I'm also ewe2 on weekends.

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23 June 2014
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Necko said
I think the real challenge to an idea like this is how to do it in a way that doesn't hurt feelings or feel highly exclusionary.

You are right. 

I'm just a nowhere man, sitting in my nowhere land.. 

23 June 2014
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Still, I'd be all for it if we all agree not to throw tantrums over it.

I'm Necko.  I'm like Ringo except I wear necklaces.

I'm also ewe2 on weekends.

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23 June 2014
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I have the same concern.

As a suggestion, how about a weekly feature on a member answering some (non-invasive) questions (like favorite member, favorite album, have they seen any of them in concert, etc.) based on a pool of people willing to be considered?

parlance

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23 June 2014
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parlance said
I have the same concern.

As a suggestion, how about a weekly feature on a member answering some (non-invasive) questions (like favorite member, favorite album, have they seen any of them in concert, etc.) based on a pool of people willing to be considered?

parlance

I like that idea.

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23 June 2014
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HeyJude LetItBe
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I really not hope someone get bad feelings about someone not voting on theme.

EDIT: Good idea, Parlance.

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23 June 2014
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Just so you know it: This idea is not only mine, I've seen it on other websites, and it's working very good.

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23 June 2014
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parlance said
I have the same concern.

As a suggestion, how about a weekly feature on a member answering some (non-invasive) questions (like favorite member, favorite album, have they seen any of them in concert, etc.) based on a pool of people willing to be considered?

parlance

This seems like a much better idea, and more realistic too, to be honest.

23 June 2014
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Its possible but not one i'm in favour of due to the reason mentioned about by others.

As for a weekly member Q&A i cant see the harm if it focuses on their Beatles likes and memories and doesn't verge over into personal stuff as some folk are less content to reveal details about themselves than others.

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris)

23 June 2014
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We have some Q&A threads. Will those those suffice?

23 June 2014
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meanmistermustard said
Its possible but not one i'm in favour of due to the reason mentioned about by others.

As for a weekly member Q&A i cant see the harm if it focuses on their Beatles likes and memories and doesn't verge over into personal stuff as some folk are less content to reveal details about themselves than others.

So we already have a Q&A? If so, another Q&A is maybe not necessary. 

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23 June 2014
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ahdn_paul_06 So this would feature a member and we have a trivia thing about the member and we swap members out every week?

https://youtu.be/52nwiTs7bk8

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23 June 2014
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HeyJude LetItBe said

meanmistermustard said
Its possible but not one i'm in favour of due to the reason mentioned about by others.

As for a weekly member Q&A i cant see the harm if it focuses on their Beatles likes and memories and doesn't verge over into personal stuff as some folk are less content to reveal details about themselves than others.

So we already have a Q&A? If so, another Q&A is maybe not necessary. 

No idea. AG says there are threads but i dont know where.

"I told you everything I could about me, Told you everything I could" ('Before Believing' - Emmylou Harris)

23 June 2014
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meanmistermustard replied
Its possible but not one i'm in favour of due to the reason mentioned about by others.

As for a weekly member Q&A i cant see the harm if it focuses on their Beatles likes and memories and doesn't verge over into personal stuff as some folk are less content to reveal details about themselves than others.

So we already have a Q&A? If so, another Q&A is maybe not necessary. 

No idea. AG says there are threads but i dont know where.

Maybe this thread can be used for Q&A

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23 June 2014
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I think that people will just pick the same two users, like Zig one week, Joe the next week, Zig, Joe, Zig, Joe, and so it goes until the day you die. That may well happen.

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23 June 2014
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I think it should be that no member can be picked for a good while after their 'turn' otherwise it will get repetitive and dull - or even worse and be like Paul's monthly Q & A *shudder*. Some kind of unwritten rule that 2 or 3 months should pass before a person can be the focus of the Q&A again.

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23 June 2014
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we could vote on the order of list of people and have like 20 - 30 people the number depends on active posters at the time of the voteing of the list and when we go threw the list we vote for the next one

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23 June 2014
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I'd prefer it if the person answering the questions just opts for another member. The idea of voting for people doesnt sit right plus we'd have to have a vote every time and it would slow things up. If that person doesnt want to answer they ship it on to another forum regular.

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23 June 2014
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The thread Annadog40 mentioned was the main one I was thinking of. Some get-to-know you questions are also asked in the Choosing Between Two Things thread. We were using the Question and Answer thread for some questions like that, but I think someone steered it back to just Q&A about the Beatles. We could reverse that policy and have the thread be like what it was for a while (either Beatles related or personal related questions).

We have so many threads where people give their preferences ... favorite this-that-and-the-other, least favorite this-that-and-the-other, etc. Many people put their "top" things in their introduction (and many go on to state that those preferences change over time).

If anything we could have a standard set of questions and have a thread where people could answer that standard set of questions so that if anyone wants to look through the thread to get to know someone better they could.

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