So as you can see the category situation is out of control, and if you are an admin or mod you know that it’s REALLY out of control (we can see, I’d guess, 3 times as many categories as are public…)
So I’m suggesting drastic changes to cut down on categories by combining them, to get down to a minimum number of categories. I’m starting out just collapsing the currently-public ones, after that is done we will form a plan for the currently-hidden ones that we want to combine and make public. My loose goal is to have ~10 categories total by the time we are done (subcats included).
My argument for this is with the new forum/layout/search we do NOT need so many categories and subcategories, it’s completely redundant and rather than making things more organized, it makes them harder to find.
Ok, here is my list of final categories, groups of these categories would all be collapsed into the top line category in the group, which may or may not exist, and may be renamed:
That would leave us with these 11 categories at the end:
uncategorized, general-discussion, technology, community-suggestions, staff-help, graphics, general-programming, game-development, games, minecraft, runescape
Comments? Suggestions? I plan on doing this sometime in the next 24ish hours.