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calendar   Tuesday - March 30, 2010

Putting BMEWS on a diet, categorically

The Forum is gone. All iterations of it ... Bark!, Freedom Forum, etc. All gone. It hadn’t been used in a long time, there was nothing great there, and we can use the space. Adios.

I am doing a little category management as well. We have way too many categories, but none of them are empty. The plan is to roll several categories together, but it isn’t that easy. For example, I dumped the QUEER category (poor taste, that) so now we have just Gay, Gay, Gay! That’s enough. Any story that’s primarily about homosexuals will fit in there.

We have several categories for Islam. RoPMA, Sharia Law, Muslims, Middle East. Roll ‘em up. “Everything’s Coming Up Islam!” as a new category name, or we’ll just choose one of the existing categories. We even have several categories for cars, and several for awards (moonbat or otherwise). Should Middle East stay, and absorb Paleswine, Israel, Iran, and Iraq? Maybe, maybe not. But Colleges-Professors could certainly merge with Education.

The problem is that it’s a lot of work, because as far as I can tell, to avoid overloading the Miscellaneous category, we have to go in and edit each and every post in any category that we want to get rid of, change the category name to the new one, then update the post. And we’ve got 15,000 posts here. Yikes. If we just go and snip a category, all the posts in it get dumped in the Miscellaneous category. And that’s kinda stupid, but there is no widget that says “Ooh, killing a category are you? What category would you like all the posts in there refiled under?”. So it’s going to take some time.

Admin volunteers wanted!

I’m starting with the EU. Euro-Peons, EU Super State, and EU Pin Heads will all go under the new category EU Follies. The various PC categories need to merge into one, including the Diversity BS group.

In the meantime, let’s STOP ADDING NEW CATEGORIES until we get this thinned out and under control.

And yes, we now have a Chess category. And a Books category. And that’s fine. But we need to get rid of the “Baskin Robbins Syndrome”, because many of those “57 flavors” are all still Ice Cream.


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