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New Forum Subtitle

  1. Physics Forums - The Premier Science and Technology Community

    8 vote(s)
  2. Physics Forums - We do more physics before 9AM than your forum does all day.

    2 vote(s)
  3. Physics Forums - Our forum can beat up your forum

    3 vote(s)
  4. Physics Forums - The Next Best Thing to University

    0 vote(s)
  1. Jun 12, 2003 #1

    Tom Mattson

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    We used to be "The Premier Science and Technology Community", and now we are "Physics Help and Math Help".

    I don't like it. No sir, I don't like it at all. It makes it sound like we are all about homework help, which is not accurate. There is some top-level stuff going on here, and I think the forum subtitle should reflect that.

    Let's take a vote!
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  3. Jun 12, 2003 #2
    i second that!
  4. Jun 12, 2003 #3
    Maybe the change is to add keywords to the title to attract more searchers??
  5. Jun 12, 2003 #4
    yes, well it's all a matter of who we want to attract and who we don't.
  6. Jun 13, 2003 #5
    I voted to go back to "The Premier Science and Technology Community". Of course, this doesn't capture the full flavor of the PFs either, but I don't think any subtitle really can.

    BTW, the second choice was really funny .
  7. Jun 13, 2003 #6

    Tom Mattson

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    I voted to go back to the old one, too. But I just thought of another one:

    Physics Forums - Physics from alpha particles to Z bosons.

    Eh, maybe not...

    edit: Science Forums has a funny one.

    Science Forums - More degrees than dates. LOL


    edit: Oops, that's not what theirs is. They have:

    Science Forums - The Internet's Best Science Forum!

    This means war!
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  8. Jun 13, 2003 #7
    Actually tomas has the right idea. I changed it to become more search engine friendly. The title is extremely powerful in terms of site rank. Our old title didn't yield any useful keywords that people search for. However, if you search for physics help on google, you'll see physics forums on the first page. It's all about picking the right keywords that people search alot for and has little competition.
  9. Jun 13, 2003 #8


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    didn't this forum originate as a homework help forum?
  10. Jun 14, 2003 #9
    Greg, has a good point.

    But I love the final three, good choice Tom.
  11. Jun 14, 2003 #10


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    Well, actualy I thought science, technology and community
    were pretty streightforward. I perosnally support going back
    to the old title as well. Also, Tom's proposed title would
    definitly not show up in most searches... Not to mention
    that Z bosons would sure scare me away...

    Live long and prosper.
  12. Jun 14, 2003 #11
    Sure people search alot for science, technology and community, but at the same time 50,000 other websites are targeting those keywords, so it gives us little chance. I must say I love Toms's titles from the creative side though.
  13. Jun 14, 2003 #12


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    Greg: Can't you cheat a little? If you include another slogan on the actual graphics of the Logo, then it would appear but not be logged by the search engine.
  14. Jun 19, 2003 #13
    if there were a fight, and physicsforums did try to beat up, say, sciforums, then what side do you fight for if you re a regular poster at both!?

    i think they outnumber us at sciforums. you guys probably need me more.

    it s gonna be a brawl!
  15. Jun 20, 2003 #14


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    Fighting is the last resort of the stupid or the needy.
    We are niether.

    Maybe you should visit your local sports club or something
    and let it out of your system. :wink:

    Peace and long life.
  16. Sep 5, 2003 #15
    I'm bringing this topic back from the dead. Propose a clever slogan for PF and it'll be included in a new logo I'm making. I'll pick the ones I like best and then create a poll.
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