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Author Topic: Site Registration  (Read 2435 times)

Site Registration
« on: 31 May 2014, 14:05 »
Just dropped in to mention that the registration process of this site is ridiculously difficult. Lots of new internet users can't even fill out the email address field without some difficulty, I myself have signed up on hundreds of forums before this but it still took me a good 20-25 mins to get through that questionnaire and the only thing I wanted to do was leave a quick casual comment on a game I had just played..

Guys, most internet forum rules are pretty much similar, if you really want to make new members aware of the rules, just quote the important ones and leave a check box at the end of each or something, that registration quiz is a bad idea, I mean it was frustrating as hell going through those questions again and again and keep getting, "you have one wrong answer, try again"!!

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #1 on: 31 May 2014, 16:28 »
Uhm... I didn't even knew it was possible to get it wrong!
There are those who believe that life here began out there...

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #2 on: 31 May 2014, 17:49 »
We have to keep out the riff raff somehow!

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #3 on: 31 May 2014, 19:36 »
20 to 25 minutes is an awful lot of time.
Which particular question(s) was/were difficult for you to answer?

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #4 on: 31 May 2014, 20:34 »
So you get through the registration process and this is the first thing you post?  :/

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #5 on: 31 May 2014, 21:01 »
A long time ago I registered just to complain about the registration process. Then I decided to screw that idea and rather complain about everything else...

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #6 on: 31 May 2014, 21:35 »
I remember doing to test many years ago. I remember it being pretty painless.

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #7 on: 01 Jun 2014, 01:22 »
I remember it being pretty painless.

It is, if you answer with the most sane/sensible answers. It's usually those who are unable to (or simply don't have the patience to) sensibly parse the text that fail to complete it on the first pass.

Having said that, it could benefit from being updated.
« Last Edit: 01 Jun 2014, 03:21 by LimpingFish »
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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #8 on: 07 Jun 2014, 17:33 »
Uhm... I didn't even knew it was possible to get it wrong!

Some people have low learning curve. Some have learning disorder i.e. they are unable to adapt to new things easily. Not everyone is same and we shouldn't forget that. :)

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #9 on: 07 Jun 2014, 23:51 »
If you have a learning difficulty, games as notoriously complex as adventures may not be best suited.  Besides, the answers are in plain sight.

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #10 on: 08 Jun 2014, 09:06 »
If you have a learning difficulty, games as notoriously complex as adventures may not be best suited.

Walkthroughs are made for a reason, aren't they? ;)

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #11 on: 08 Jun 2014, 15:46 »
I think there should be a test once a year, if you fail you're banned and all your posts are deleted! ;)

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Re: Site Registration
« Reply #12 on: 08 Jun 2014, 15:58 »
yeah, once you get notified of the test you have 10 minutes to complete it, otherwise you're banned. No chance to look it all up or to postpone the test.
And every time you pass the test you get 3 'test this forum user now' tokens you can use whenever you want on whoever you want :-D