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This is a discussion on The death of PM within the Roost Area forums, part of the General Talk category; After months almost a year of change the forum has pretty much been killed,,it's called planet minis and the main picture you guys out is ...

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    The death of PM

    After months almost a year of change the forum has pretty much been killed,,it's called planet minis and the main picture you guys out is a full sized dirt bike and now a bunch of stupid ads as you've sold out to make money....there are no pictures in any threads and the layout is trash....you admins have ruined a very cool and important forum due to greed and no idea what this forum is about.....thanks guys


    Maybe some input from the users would have helped you but that obviously wasn't a concern

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    I just dont get it. were all now on the planetminis fb page.

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    Ehhh. DEATH is sort of harsh. I know I AM on the FB page, but I still am on here too. I LOVE this spot! It's always been the place where I show off my builds, a source of info, and my online hangout. I've seen alot of riders and builders come and go over the years. Lotta super cool bikes and ideas have taken place on here.

    It's BEEN my opinion that the layout needs updated as far as the individual forums go. Been saying that for years now. Some forums should be combined, some deleted.

    I think we should be talking about what we can do to make the site POP again, rather than throwing up our hands and saying that PM is dead, and that they sold out. Not sure who owns and/or operates PM, but they do have the right to make a few bucks off of it? No? PM has and does mean a lot to me, as well as the fun I have jacking around with mini bikes does. In my region, the scene is more alive than it has been. I think it's come full circle and we're back to the roots again to an extent. I say that because Stock Mod seems to be what's happening here in NE Ohio.

    If it's possible-- I'd like to see the forums streamlined, and the FB site linked right to this one. Let's hear your ideas. --L*64
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    I'm with lucky, the site may have dwindled but it is still by far the best place to go for just about anything mini/pitbike related. I have not been very frequent on here for the last few years(moving and work kept me away) but I am starting to come back into the scene. I finally found a bbr klx110 that I have wanted one since 04 as a teenager so now I have a new reason to get back into it(still have 3 other pitbikes and part of ttr125 lol). Unfortunately I dont think(at least in the area I'm at now) will ever be big again. We do have an offroad/enduro series that has two pitbike classes(stock/under110cc and open outlaw) so at least we still have something but I do it because I still love it and not because it is popular, which is really all I think of us who are still here do.
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    I agree with Lucky and Skywalker.

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    There is a facebook page? :P Facebook has its place but it does not replace a forum. I don't know why many ppl stopped posting pictures. It is not hard at all.

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    I know I stopped posting pictures and deleted my thread as people would not comment or like the pictures. it just felt like a waste of time.

    I don't really think it's the admins fault though.

    I think it's more that people are too lazy to post on threads therefore people stop posting.

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    Posting pics used to be super-easy with photo bucket or google, etc, but now those sites are much less user friendly. Not near as easy to post pics. It also seems like people reading the forums only tend to comment when they want to state a negative opinion on your posts. Why go through all the work of posting build pictures or repair pictures if the only comments are negative.

    The ads on these sites suck. I hate pop-ups. The only way I made it tolerable is by using Adblock Plus.
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