Ok so we are gonna archive some items again. The MAIN GOAL of this is not to get people to stop writing topics they are interested in. We are just looking to clean up the menu. That’s it. If you … Continue reading Revive or Archive: Round 2
Intro Hi everyone! It’s been a while since we last checked in with the community. If you live in the northern hemisphere, we hope you’ve been enjoying the beautiful spring weather, and if you live in the southern hemisphere, well, … Continue reading State of the Avocado (May 5, 2023)
Hey everyone! As Disqus has removed the ability to hover over a user’s avatar and view their bio, we’re unable to see everyone’s preferred pronouns. We’re hoping that this is only temporary as the Disqus team will be making changes … Continue reading Pronoun Badge Request Thread
Here you’ll find links to vote in each of the topics in The Avocado’s annual awards show, The Pits. Voting is open until noon Eastern Standard Time on December 27th, 2022. A small note: Please read the instructions for voting … Continue reading Pits Central 2022
OK so some guidelines: Please remember the human being behind the screen. Be constructive in your feedback and understand that they are open to our suggestions. If we want to keep having input on these types of changes, we need … Continue reading Disqus Embed Beta Feedback
Ernie from Kinja won. Reminisce about it here. New York Times story here – https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/18/business/media/av-club-job-cuts-los-angeles.html Continue reading AV Club Now Dark
Ok so, Disqus is now able to restore (some, maybe not all, but most) upvotes. Here is what you need to do: 1 – If you would like your upvotes back, please post below. Make sure if you are on … Continue reading The Official “I’d Like My Upvotes Back, Please” Thread
Greetings, Guacs! We hope you’ve been enjoying the brisk fall weather (spring if you’re one of our southern-hemisphere community members) and imbibing copious amounts of pumpkin spice-flavoured beverages. It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with you, so we … Continue reading State of The Avocado (October 15th, 2021)
So, badges, right? The talk of the town for the past couple days. We wanna get your feedback and see about how we can best tailor the system for our use. Currently, these are the badges and the qualifications. If … Continue reading Badge Feedback Thread
Hey everyone. So I’ve reached out to Disqus and they’ve agreed to have a few folks pop in and answer some questions, gather some feedback and reply to some concerns. There will be a few engineers and software side folks … Continue reading Discussions with Disqus
So this is pretty much just me trying to get some site feedback. Other mods are aware and all but just thought we could kinda chat about some stuff, mostly Site (WordPress and Disqus) related and less things like warnings … Continue reading State of the Site Town Hall
Hey folks. Been a while. On one hand, that means we didn’t have any huge fires to put out in the last few months. Good! On the other hand, it doesn’t mean there haven’t been issues to address. Not so … Continue reading State of the Channel: Rule Revamp
Hello, lovely people! As some may recall, way back in the, uhm, ancient times of the last few weeks, we put out a call for new moderators. Much to everyone’s surprise — mostly our own — we didn’t actually forget … Continue reading Mod Squad: The Grand Embiggening!
Instead of starting to clutter the front page wich a bunch of pinned threads, we’ve decided to collect the links to such threads here. We’ll keep updating this list throughout the coming weeks. If you have a thread which you … Continue reading Avocado Current Posts Index (2020-AUG-03)
Hey folks. We’re happy to announce a few things we’ve been working on, along with some general updates. Mod Feedback Survey As announced in the last SotA, we’ve set up a form where you can send in anonymous feedback to … Continue reading State of the Channel: March 2020
Hello Avocados! So, after the events of the last couple of weeks, the Avocado Mod Team took an entire week to discuss some major and minor changes to how we moderate. We want every Avocado to feel this is a … Continue reading HUGE State of the Avocado: 1/27/2020
Hey y’all! While we will have more information next week regarding official mod policies on downvoting, targeted harassment, all that super fun and not at all soul-crushing stuff, we know many of you had questions about AWP’s helpful post about … Continue reading A Note on User Concerns
In our ongoing efforts towards world domination, we have decided to expand the mod team with some lovely new people! Please welcome our new leader beans: Kaywise GrandpaSeth dw Bhlàr Snail (CraigIsTranquilo) We thank kindly to everyone else who volunteered … Continue reading Announcement: Leader Bean Changes
Hello fellow Avocados! Welcome to the 4th annual Pits commenting and media awards! As always, if you found the comment or item that was nominated, feel free to direct link to it so that so there can be a flood … Continue reading The 4th Annual Pits Awards!
Because someone had to do it! Here’s a collection of threads about the winter solstice holidays (oh, all right, mostly Christmas) posted on the Avocado. I’m not including Day/Night Threads unless they’re specifically requested, at least for now. If anyone … Continue reading Holiday Threads On The Avocado
Welcome to the 4th Annual Pits Category Nominations featuring Categories and Nominations. Brought to you by a desire for ever more Upvotes. If you need to review any of the past categories, threads, or winners, you can check them out … Continue reading The 4th Annual Pits Commenting Awards Category Nominates!