- Jul 3, 2010
Would like to get some member input on this. Please vote and comment.
Right - they were mixed in together on the old site and I didn't think it was even remotely overwhelming. The bottom line is it would make the classified section more effective for both buyer and seller. The seller is more likely to have his or her product seen by someone who might be interested even if they weren't thinking about it enough to go check the classifieds. And the buyer is more likely to see something that might pique his or her interest, or see it first, or whatever. If we'd been inundated by them in the past, I'd vote no too, but I actually found it pretty useful that way...its not like we are inundated with them if we were I'd vote no
Interesting observation. I see it just the opposite though - if I have GAS, it's usually GAS for something in particular, at which point I'm looking in all of the classified sections I think appropriate for that particular item. It's when I don't have GAS that I sometimes stumble on a really good deal on something that I decide I'd like to check out. If I have GAS, I'm looking for it - it's when I'm not looking that having it out front will sometimes get me to think about something I hadn't been... For some, that might be too great a temptation, but I like it. I don't often buy stuff that way, but I have and probably will again. And, at the very least, I find it interesting to see what kind of stuff people are off-loading and what they're keeping...Depends on one's state of GAS. If you're having a GAS outbreak, you'd probably want to see them. If you're temporarily sated, then no.
I think new B&S threads would be more useful to add to active discussions than replies and bumps if you were going to do it.