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Old 06-08-2016, 05:06 AM
Franz Neumeier Franz Neumeier is offline
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As of Facebook: it's a great tool for quick and easy discussion and chat. THe huge disadvantage (besides the dramatic privacy issues there) is that information disappears very quickly, so just days after th eoriginal posting it's difficult to find it again.

At the steamboats.org message board you'll be able to find information posted year ago very easily with the search function. And if you go to the archive of the old message board (Steamboats.org Message Board - thas was before we switched to a news software), you can go back even further, until 2001 - that's 15 years of information and details ...

I hope Facebook will not overcome this message board completely as a lot of informaiton will get lost for ever if it's just being posted at Facebook and is not stored somewhere outside of Facebook ...

Franz
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