Change sections with disabled posting and subforums to categories

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  1. Psyko

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    http://www.ifans.com/forums/forumdisplay.php?f=240

    That's a good example.
    It's basically a forum, with many subforums. The forum itself has posting disabled to work like a category.

    So why not just set it as a category? That way it'll work like an index for all the subforums.
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    Yes, I agree...
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    I don't really understand what you want. Are you saying posting should be enabled there?
  4. Psyko

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    Nope! I'm saying that it's a forum with postings disabled, thus looking like a category. Yet it has the "no psots in this forum" message and a lot of tools there that aren't needed.

    The forum should be changed into a category.
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    bgizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    Sorry, it's that way it is for aesthetic reasons. How does it affect your use of the site in any way?
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    Doesn't affect the usage. It's just one of those minor things that bugs you.
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    bgizzle Administrator Staff Member

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    I hear you, but unfortunately the way vBulletin handles categories makes them unsuitable to use for this (for example, you wouldn't see the "latest post" column).
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    All right then! Thanks for the heads up

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