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Reminder why Forums are great and Discord sucks.

Googled something I needed today and where did it lead me? To a post on my own forum 😅 with the exact fix.

Search engines don't get Discord but they do get Forums.

Put guides on Forums pleeeeaaase.

@Sirsquid@mastodon.social True True. Other than Forums there are also old-fashioned blogs for stuff like this. But I don't need to tell you that :blobcatwink:

A blog is also searchable and findable. At least somewhat.

@Sirsquid I have always found forums to be better than Discord's/Guilded's, etc.

But anytime that I create a forum, I'm always told "I don't want to join a forum, I'm already on Discord"

You win some, you lose some.

@Sirsquid Nothing annoys me more than when I am looking for a solution to something and see "Join our discord to get help"

@Sirsquid

A forum is a great place to find a solution to a problem together. After you found it, dump the thread and post it in a wiki... pleeease :)

@Sirsquid Im a total documentation nerd and so this is the stuff that mentally pains me. >.<

@Sirsquid Yes. But also my least favourite search result is landing on my exact query in a forum, but the only reply is “this question has already been answered. Please do a search before posting” 😆

@Sirsquid what if I told you that discord is making a forum channel type? Great right? No, it can't be accessed globally like every other forum.

Discord is special.

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