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Posted February 19th, 2013 - 4:05 pm by from Brisbane, Australia (Permalink)
I have a lot of sympathy with what you're saying David. Until quite recently, my opinion was very similar to yours.

You mention recent amb posts about things getting better. You may have been talking about my post where I said thank you to Sam, Merci & friends for what I saw as improvements. I've very sad to say that I am now having second thoughts.

You say that your'e not privy to the stats. Neither am I. Many people have politely asked for some more robust statistical information, and the response has been deafening silence. This baffles me. Surely we all care about the community and would all benefit from greater transparency so that we could work together to help push things in the right direction. No?

I agree that CS HQ aren't the "enemy", that the paid team are good hearted people, and that kindness and patience are virtues worth promoting. I also accept the need for change, am willing to tolerate a lot of bumps along the way, and am happy to accept that sometimes I won't get what I want.

But there are problems. Putting aside the statistical game of hide & seek... the community details debacle is causing real damage, both to the quality of the place pages and also to the morale of the people desperately trying to actively contribute.

I want to stay positive, and I hope you're right. But at the moment I am worried.