I have.Voting for PF in SciAm's Top 50 Science Websites?Have you voted yet?

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In summary, the conversation revolved around voting for PF to be in Scientific American's Top 50 Science Websites. Many members of the forum have voted and some have even encouraged others to vote. There was also a discussion about the comparison between forum content and canned content on other websites. Overall, the consensus was that PF has a lot of valuable and informative content, making it worth voting for.
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Have you voted for PF to be in Scientific American's Top 50 Science Websites?

I have.

Cast yer vote here: editors@sciam.com
 
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Yeah... done.
 
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sure did, and emailed all my friends and family to vote too
 
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Yep, I voted!

galaphile
 
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Yep!
 
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well i don't know what to write ...
if they watch my messege they will make PF down (you know my weak english)
 
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Originally posted by MSI
well i don't know what to write ...
if they watch my messege they will make PF down (you know my weak english)

I voted a while back. When do they announce the winners?
 
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Originally posted by Tom
Have you voted for PF to be in Scientific American's Top 50 Science Websites?

I have.

Cast yer vote here: editors@sciam.com

Let's see --- Tom's logic notes, Tom's QFT --- worth following; and, what else?

Honest vote? No.

Room for improvement? Yes.

Gettin' there? Yes.
 
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Bystander, name 50 Science Websites that are better than PP anf PF.

Thanks to everyone who have voted!
 
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Originally posted by Greg Bernhardt
Bystander, name 50 Science Websites that are better than PP anf PF.

Thanks to everyone who have voted!

50?! Aw, c'mon, Greg --- SciAm lists only 5 in each category. The point I was making is that comparing canned content sites (SciAm's list) to fora, bulletin boards, usenet groups, etc. is very much like comparing apples to oranges --- the signal:noise aspects are entirely different.

There's good stuff shows up on PF: Siv's post on "(The) Sagan Baloney Detection Kit;" Tom's logic notes; Tom's QFT thread; ta-da, ta-da, ta-da. Where do I spend my time? On PF. Where do I go for solid information? Yahoo or Google. Compare the content of "How do bullets fly?" http://www.nennstiel-ruprecht.de/bullfly/ to that of the PF thread "Spin stabilized." Forum vs. canned content. Free-for-all vs. "formal" presentations.

I wouldn't get too involved in a SciAm PR game --- what you've got going has its own potential to become something entirely different from the things they've noticed and are trying to rate.
 

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