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Suggestions for categories and forum break-out?

Okay: so far, so good.

Next up, let's talk about the linchpin IMHO for a successful board (apart from its users of course): the categories and organization.

Again, random thoughts to get things rolling.

* separate areas for different technologies
* lofi & paper
* mac
* linux
* wintel
* pda/mobile
* areas for the most popular topic areas
* productivity and time management (including procrastination, GTD, etc.)
* life hacks
* writing, making, and general creativity
* mind and spirit (stress reduction, meditation, etc.)
* grabass, "anything goes" area
* admin - general throat clearing and announcements

Bang on it. Too much? Too little? Where do we most need to see breakouts?

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I'd like to have a...

edwardvielmetti wrote:
I'd like to have a few forum breakouts on perennial topics from the list, e.g. the tickler file, the weekly review, etc.

I think breaking those _all_ out might be a bit much, but what about a dedicated GTD area:

* Getting Things Done
* Help for Newbies
* Implementation & Maintenance
* Hacking GTD
* GTD for [Whoever]

Would something like that appeal?




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