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Survey - Link Directory

Discussion in 'Suggestions' started by MrDeranged, Nov 9, 2019 at 11:07 PM.

Do you use the Link Directory?

This poll will close on Dec 9, 2019 at 11:07 PM.
  1. All the time

  2. Once in a while

  3. There's a Link Directory?

  4. No

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  1. MrDeranged

    MrDeranged He Who Rules Staff Member

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    Hey All,

    We're trying to get an idea of how useful people find the Link Directory. If you have the time, please feel free to also leave comments regarding your choice in the poll.

    Thanks in advance,
    MrD.
     
    Last edited: Nov 10, 2019 at 3:49 AM
  2. The Snark

    The Snark هرج و مرج مهندس Old Timer

    1. What does the survey among the mods say regarding them being baby sitters to an ongoing non-necessity?
    2. How do the links stack up against a well worded web search for an exacting and specific need/want? (A approximate ratio of about 100 million to 1 is my guess)
    3. K.I.S.S. For those who need fluff head for the social media sites.
     
  3. MrDeranged

    MrDeranged He Who Rules Staff Member

    Just realized that I should have had a "no" choice in there as well so I added the option to change your vote, if it applies.
     
  4. Shampain88

    Shampain88 Arachnomental

    I didn’t know there was such a thing lol
     
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    • Agree Agree x 1
  5. Hoxter

    Hoxter Arachnoknight Active Member

    What's that link directory actually?
     
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  6. MrDeranged

    MrDeranged He Who Rules Staff Member

    I just put a link to it in the first post in this thread :)
     
  7. Feral

    Feral Arachnoknight Active Member

    Two things and a chicken:

    1. It'd be swell if maybe the link database had a category for scientific/study/meta-analysis/abstract/ect. links... maybeyes?

    2. Is the banner for the poll still supposed to be there asking me to take the poll after I took the poll?

    :chicken:
     
  8. Stefan2209

    Stefan2209 Arachnodemon Old Timer

    I wasn't aware such a thing existed.

    After taking a look at it, i don't think i'll use it in the future, as i'm more into science and nature content these days rather than hobbyist sites.

    You can click that off in the upper right corner.
     
  9. Tuisto

    Tuisto Arachnosquire

    AR
    Once or twice for vendor aggregation. a few dead links when I did if I recall right
     
  10. Ungoliant

    Ungoliant Malleus Aranearum Staff Member

    The only time I ever click the link directory is when I see a notice that a link may be broken.
     
  11. Andrea82

    Andrea82 Arachnoking Active Member

    I didn't know it existed... But a short glance at 'tarantula links' only shows it to personal sites of other keepers?
    I was expecting the tarantula links had shortcuts to information on Arachnoboards, sort of like the stickies? But maybe I just have no idea what should go into such a thing. :D
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  12. Goopyguy56

    Goopyguy56 Arachnobaron

    Now that I know what it is I am pretty excited for it. I am always looking for more US dealers. A simple Google search leaves alot of ones out I have discovered over the years
     
  13. Hoxter

    Hoxter Arachnoknight Active Member

    For me, it could be really useful if it had list with links to tarantula shops. Not sure about other stuff to be honest.
     
  14. ShyDragoness

    ShyDragoness Arachnobaron Active Member

    Had no idea it existed
     
  15. darkness975

    darkness975 dream reaper Arachnosupporter

    I cast my vote above.

    I don't usually use it because most of the questions I answer I do from my own knowledge. If I do mention an outside link I usually recite it from memory.

    If I remember I will try to direct people there in the future.
     
  16. MasterOogway

    MasterOogway Arachnosquire Active Member

    Did not know it existed. Would probably be more useful as an actual 'library' rather than hotlinks to personal sites, etc. Maybe keep all the links limited to this domain, and just have them be a repository, like easier to access and more fluid 'stickies.' IDK.
     
  17. Inland Sea

    Inland Sea Arachnosquire Arachnosupporter

    Wasn't aware of it till now.
    Pretty cool. I like it.
     
  18. PidderPeets

    PidderPeets Arachnoprince Arachnosupporter

    I voted "There's a Link Directory?" since I genuinely did not know there was one (nor did I know exactly what it was) until this. However, now that I know about it, I will probably use it on occasion and will find it quite useful
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  19. Bob Lee

    Bob Lee Arachnobaron Active Member

    Looks really empty...
    Could definitely add some more sites on there, especially for supplies.
     
  20. nicodimus22

    nicodimus22 Arachnomancer Arachnosupporter

    I don't know what that is.
     
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