Problem is, we ALL get lazy and don\'t want to skim ALL of the available forums, so we end up ONLY visiting the sample forum, where all the action is. [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img] Or maybe it\'s just me??? [img]images/icons/smile.gif[/img]
You\'d probably lose a lot of readers if you have a separate forum for OT. I for one don\'t have any problem with occasional off-topic forays if the subject of the post is clear. Also helps to precede it with \"OT\" as many do. Its certainly then an optional matter to read the thread or not, as one chooses.
It\'s a little sneakier when threads degenerate to OT discussions from talk about sample libraries- but even then most digressions take directions which are music-related and still of interest to most of us.
I find it particularly satisfying that, in spite of some tough criticisms by members of each other re their compositions or mock-ups, there is little if any flaming going on and that\'s a credit to the maturity (of even the younger members!) of the group.