Do we need a moaning thread and a praise thread?

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  1. Sebastalona

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    The moaning thread is full of people complaning about the game, which in turn generates people defending it.:suicide:

    The praise thread is full of people commenting on how great the game is, which in turn generates people knocking it:facepalm:

    Theres only one way to settle it................FIGHT!!!!:D

    Seriously, why not just have one 'GT5 impressions' thread?
     
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    That would require creating another thread :D

    I like the moaning and praise threads to be seperate, many games have an "official" moaning thread, keeps all the moany posts in the same thread, then people can avoid them is they want :smashin: I tend to stay out of the moaning thread... :rotfl:
     
  3. Sebastalona

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    nah, we could merge them and leave them to it;)

    I read them sometimes, but they both often seem to go around in circles.

    Moan over:D
     
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    Do we need a thread debating whether we need a moaning thread and praise thread?
     
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    No we don't in all honesty.

    However I can understand why the OP thinks in this manner though, but to be honest it is better all the complaints stay in one thread. Also having one thread with impressions would lead to continued arguements I feel. If there wasn't a moaning thread the GT forums would be a mess, every other thread would be a rant of some sort e.g
    "OMG GT5 tok five years to make and it hast evn got damae, WT* are PD thinkng."
    "Wow this game suks, forza is much better i am of to play tat"
    "Teh buygatie veryoun isn't premium, this game is so fail"

    I think you get the point.
     
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    Yes, people who disagree with your view of the game should stay in one moaning thread, meaning you don't have to read it / respond to posts.

    Oh wait :rolleyes:

     
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    Your posts do make me grin :D.
     
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    I'd have thought that these thread will be short lived really as surely the folk moaning about the game will not play it and will go back to Forza or whatever they prefer. The praise thread should also die out as we'll all be busy playing the game :).

    I guess for now it keeps the discussions all in one place (you would hope).
     
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    The moaning threads tend to be great sources of information as work-arounds are sometimes posted.

     
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    It's the same with any game that gets released these days though. There's a moaning thread which goes on for maybe a few weeks after launch and then that dies off. People then go back to the play & help thread. The issue with the moaning threads in the early days is whilst there are genuine gamers mentioning areas which they would like to see improved (or which are causing issues), these are usually lost amongst the vitriol from the folk who have been sharpening their knives to tear into GT5.

    It will all settle down in time as you tend to find that a lot of the moaners just move onto the next big game to slag that off. We've seen it with the COD games, MGS4, Uncharted 1&2, Halo 3, ODST, Reach, Forza 2 & 3, God of War 3....the list goes on. I must admit that the recreational moaning seems to have been something that's developed over the past few years and it's not that people expect perfection as such, it's more that folk seem to enjoy it. I do personally still tend to look on the positive side of things, but I am starkly aware of the fact that I am in the minority there.
     
  11. Steven

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    I've been saying people need to beat entry (11): AVForums newsletter (scroll to the bottom)
     
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    oooh - a challenge, is there a trophy? :D
     
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    I said previously that if perfection was ever achieved then there would be nothing left to aim for or to look forward to. Life is a journey etc philosophical rubbish etc etc. Of the Top five COD threads in the November update, only the moaning thread is actually about the game. The others are pre-order/delivery and price threads :laugh: People naturally set their sights high but people should realise for all its faults GT5 is a phenomenal technical achievement
    At least Kaz has held his hands up and said regular updates will be forthcoming. So yes, the last-minute implementation of online will continually evolve. They are listening

    Thanks
     

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