Poll for Forum Tagline

Discuss the HTLAL forum's past and its future

Which tagline do you like best?

Poll ended at Tue Mar 06, 2018 3:01 pm

1. From a mother tongue to another tongue
3
6%
2. An independent platform looking at language learning from all sides
4
8%
3. Independent language learning tips, resources and discussions
20
41%
4. We talk languages
22
45%
 
Total votes: 49

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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby Bluepaint » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:19 pm

Serpent wrote:Yeah, I was going to say the same about tips!
perhaps change the order too.. i'd say "discussions, tips and resources" :D

(is it possible to edit the poll options without resetting it?)


Don't know :-/
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby Bluepaint » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:29 pm

smallwhite wrote:Why are there only 4 options? There were other contestants in the other thread and I don't see any problems with them. Why are they filtered out already? Defeats the purpose of emk's brainstorming thread.


Ultimately brainstorming is a part pf a process to get to an answer. Can't brainstorm forever. These were the ones that people seemed to like and didn't have much to say against them. One thing that came up a lot was the desire to be inclusive and not to scare people away. Even option 1 might not be ideal as, as others have pointed out, not everyone is starting out from their mother tongue.
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby smallwhite » Sat Mar 03, 2018 11:56 pm

Bluepaint wrote:
smallwhite wrote:Why are there only 4 options? There were other contestants in the other thread and I don't see any problems with them. Why are they filtered out already? Defeats the purpose of emk's brainstorming thread.


Ultimately brainstorming is a part pf a process to get to an answer. Can't brainstorm forever. These were the ones that people seemed to like and didn't have much to say against them. One thing that came up a lot was the desire to be inclusive and not to scare people away. Even option 1 might not be ideal as, as others have pointed out, not everyone is starting out from their mother tongue.

Did not say to brainstorm forever (did wonder why no deadline was set for the brainstorming). Do not see why even seconded ideas are not being included here. Do not see the need for you to filter out any single idea before we voted. Do feel the other contestant's disappointment.
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby Serpent » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:32 am

Note that the poll is on until Tuesday :)
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby Bluepaint » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:34 am

Serpent wrote:Note that the poll is on until Tuesday :)


15:01 forum time. Which I think is GMT.
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby tommus » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:44 am

I don't think any of those 4 choices come even close to what this forum is about. Maybe we should have a poll where we can vote AGAINST each of them. If there are a lot of votes against them, then a more comprehensive process can be used to select a tagline. We might even find that we would prefer to have no tagline rather than one that is not very good.
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby rdearman » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:48 am

We aren't voting to build a temple of granite. : It can always be changed. In fact someone suggested changing it periodically, which might be a really good idea. Companies often change taglines, no reason we can't either. :)

After we pick one of these four options, we can start a new thread for the next tagline in 6 months time? Or three months?
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby smallwhite » Sun Mar 04, 2018 12:50 am

tommus wrote:... a more comprehensive process...

... with a voting period of at least 7 days so both weekday users and weekend users get to vote.
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Re: Poll for Forum Tagline

Postby Monox D. I-Fly » Sun Mar 04, 2018 2:36 pm

Either number 1 or number 4. Keep things simple.
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