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  The Chatter Box : Blathering On
Suggestions for the Site by daisyj on 9 January 2003 2:04am
I realize that this may be sort of presumptious, this being a free service and all, but I thought it might be interesting if we all were to post our ideas for things we would like to see on this website. If nothing else, it might give the webmaster an idea of where people's interests lie. I'll start.
My idea, as my ideas usually do, starts simple and gets increasingly elaborate. The topic about pins in the map suggested it, that maybe there could be a virtual map where the visitors to the site could all have their own pins, for where they are. It would just be cool to know the range of places people are coming from.
Then I thought, wouldn't it be cool if you could go from there to individual maps, showing where people had traveled to. It would be fun to do your own, and handy for people planning trips to those places, to know who to ask. Then (and this is where I get a bit out of hand) I wondered if there was enough space on the server for us all to post our own travelogues, to be read by anyone who wants to know about a place or just has a lot of time to kill.
Any other ideas?
Re: Suggestions for the Site by Webmaster on 10 January 2003 2:36pm
Hi Daisy,

Your idea is an excellent one and we will be considering it, along with a number of other great suggestions, in the near future. Thank you for the proposal - and please feel free to continue adding your ideas to the Chatter Box. We're always more than open to suggestions...!

Thanks again,
Re: Suggestions for the Site by piglet on 10 January 2003 4:44pm
could when we have a pin for where we live be approximate for security reasons please. Also please dont forget that not everyone travels so dont leave anyone out by inserting travelogues to omit something else -which are covered in the other sections of the chatterbox already?

Please could you put a Book signing Diary by Michael for those who can never attend a book signing for physical or financial reasons - so that we get an idea of how hard it is for MP or what he thinks when so many people turn up - and for those who get to book signings an insight into the talks he gives that we miss out on if we choose a booksigning that hasnt got a talk with it.

Could when you advertise the book signing details - put more info as to whether each one has a talk - like the Owl bookshop did but Smiths at Brent Cross didnt - of the two i would have chosen to go to kentish town had I known in advance.

What other suggestion will you be considering as we wouldnt want to duplicate requests.
Re: Suggestions for the Site by daisyj on 10 January 2003 11:52pm
Thanks for the response! I'm really excited about this site and any suggestions I have are only thoughts about making it better; I think you're doing a great job.

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