Community Lounge vs Corner Bar

Hey all,

So currently there are 4 main categories for posting whatever’s on your mind:

  • Meta
  • Community Lounge
  • Corner Bar
  • Uncategorised

I’m trying to see where we can merge up categories to create a better forum.


Do you think we need all 4 of these categories or should we merge the categories together?
I think we will definitely delete uncategorised. But not sure about the other three:

  • Make Meta and Corner Bar sub-categories in Community Lounge
  • Keep Meta, merge the other two.
  • Leave all three separate

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Comment below on why you voted the way you did, or if you have any strong reasons for keeping all three separate!

Looking forward to the discussion :slight_smile:

Alex


Backstory: We’re trying to clean up all the categories on this site, which is why we have just deleted the Additional Courses category and created new language-specific categories.

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+1, would love to consolidate things!

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The Lounge is supposed to be… lounge-y. #Corner-Bar is also lounge-y, so it makes sense to merge those. But #Meta has a completely different purpose, so I voted to keep that separate.

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That is a system category so we can’t remove it, we should be able to hide it though.

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I voted leave all speparate because of almost the same reasons that Zeke gave, but I believe that

  • **Codecademy Community Lounge** is for stuff that's not related to a specific course/exercise on CC, but is still related to CC (e.g. bugs, accessiblity etc.).
  • **Meta** is all about Codecademy itself. Not about courses or exercises or problems. This is for information and questions about _codecademy.com_ and _discuss.codecademy.com_.
  • **Corner bar** is where people in the Codecademy community come to ask questions and start discussions about things that are not related to Codecademy or even coding. This is like an _off-topic_ category.
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I see the #Codecademy-Community-Lounge as a big party. At the party there will be many conversations. I think that moving #Meta and #Corner-Bar into the party seems reasonable. They will still exist as categories.

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That’s my thoughts. We have one big part category that isn’t do to with the exercises themselves and then different subcategories people can go and mingle in if they want something specific.

Hey,

I feel community lounge should stay
others can be made sub or hidden

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Looks like we will make Meta and Corner Bar sub cats here then :slightly_smiling:
Thanks everyone who voted!

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oh i was about to vote :frowning: Oh well, would i have changed results?

@amanuel2 No, not really. It would’ve taken a minimum of three more voters for the next highest option to change anything.

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This aspect has been discussed and dealt with :slight_smile: