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Forum: Web Directory Issues 05-27-2017, 05:37 AM
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Posted By Snooks
There has been numerous meetups over the years,...

There has been numerous meetups over the years, they are very common in UK and USA. I am located in Australia so it is a bit remote for most Editors. Spsrt from planned meetups, all coomunications...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 05-18-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
It is pretty exciting Snakey :) The...

It is pretty exciting Snakey :)

The internal forums are going crazy with discussions and brain storming about every possibility and everything we can do to make it more modern, more beneficial...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 04-02-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
Thanks for the heads up, he cant legally use that...

Thanks for the heads up, he cant legally use that and i can assure you, AOL never take a step backwards and have money behind them.....its silly to invest time into something you wont be able to...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-15-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
Communications take place from AOL direct to DMOZ...

Communications take place from AOL direct to DMOZ ADMINS.

I believe that we have 6 Admins and they are the only people that communicate directly with AOL. I do not believe that i have ever heard...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-15-2017, 05:46 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
The editors have not been told why it is still...

The editors have not been told why it is still live. We have moved everything over to a new url and we are working on getting it operational and launching the site under a new name and at the same...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-12-2017, 12:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
Thank you for vour very kind comments snakeair:)

Thank you for vour very kind comments snakeair:)
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-11-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
At that stage, working as a paid directory would...

At that stage, working as a paid directory would not work :( Like many other senior editors, i have 50k edits to my name, some have 300k UPWARDS, but in no way will i do the editing if someone is...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-11-2017, 07:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
There is a huge amount of customizations to the...

There is a huge amount of customizations to the software but I canot discuss those here, mainly because i do not know even half of them.

Lets just say that over the years there has been features...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-10-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
The Editors are backing up the databases, taking...

The Editors are backing up the databases, taking copies of RDF and working on rebuilding a clone of DMOZ that would be operable when DMOZ is taken off air.

Most stuff that is critical is happening...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-10-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
I do not believe that i am presuming, i am...

I do not believe that i am presuming, i am expressing a fact gained from 12 years of editing and roughly 50k edits to the directory.

If you suggest MULTIPLE SITES, that is, if you suggest let's...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-09-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
Well you should probably take the hint and build...

Well you should probably take the hint and build a decent website with unique content and something that is compelling for the "End User".

If you are building multiple sites, suggesting multiple...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 03-02-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,501
Posted By Snooks
The Editors are attempting a number of plans in...

The Editors are attempting a number of plans in an effort to keep the site in operation, albeit under a different name. Discussions are taking place but things like this are not easy to organise...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 02-27-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
Walk Free, you have opened a new account here and...

Walk Free, you have opened a new account here and also on digipoint to ask this same question.

I just wonder why you wish to hide behind a new member account rather than ask using your main...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 10-30-2016, 12:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By Snooks
If you checked that the site complies with the...

If you checked that the site complies with the listing guidelines and if you suggested it by following the suggestion rules and prompts, then it has been suggested properly and there is nothing else...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 10-23-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By Snooks
Hi GeekUrdu :) It really is good advise from...

Hi GeekUrdu :)

It really is good advise from Birdie and Snakeair, so perhaps read these Suggestion Guidelines (http://www.dmoz.org/docs/en/help/submit.html)

Now you will know yourself if the...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 10-17-2016, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By Snooks
Go to the page of the category you wish to edit...

Go to the page of the category you wish to edit and down the bottom there should be a "Volunteer To Edit" link or similar. Simply follow the instructions, the two mist important things:


Declare...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 10-10-2016, 11:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By Snooks
Hi John. :) Im looking at the url but i cant...

Hi John. :)

Im looking at the url but i cant get the site up, meaning i cant see what it is about. That makes it impossible to give you an opinion. If you can pm when it's back on line i will...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 09-23-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,787
Posted By Snooks
Hello John, I am a Meta Editor in DMOZ and...

Hello John,

I am a Meta Editor in DMOZ and please feel free to ask anything that you wish to know and I will assist you as much as i can.

Please bear in mind that there are certain things I am...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 08-31-2016, 12:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,962
Posted By Snooks
Over 20,000,000 people have sugessted sites to...

Over 20,000,000 people have sugessted sites to DMOZ over the years so it can't be that hard.

Just follow the guidelines, suggest the site and then move on.

Now how hard is that?
Forum: Web Directory Issues 05-20-2016, 02:57 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
As usual there always has to be someone casting...

As usual there always has to be someone casting dispersion on our Volunteer Editors. :(

So can you prove your statement or is it just "hear say"?

If you cannot prove your statement and it is...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 02-24-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
I can answer that..... NO! DMOZ lists...

I can answer that..... NO!

DMOZ lists roughly 10k sites per month.

How could we be waisting your time? We do not provide a listing service for webmasters, we are building a categorical listing...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 02-24-2016, 03:31 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
I agree totally Mate, DMOZ is not a magic golden...

I agree totally Mate, DMOZ is not a magic golden link........it's just a decent solid link but nothing special.

And the waiting time isnt 12 months, sadly, it varies from 1 day to many years it is...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 02-23-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
Im sorry you feel that way because we try and...

Im sorry you feel that way because we try and build a really good directory for the Web Surfer. Note i say Websurfer and NOT Webmaster. They may have been top quality sites but if they have no UNIQUE...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 02-23-2016, 02:51 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
Im assuming that you are simply building your...

Im assuming that you are simply building your post count because your comment adds nothing to the discussion :(


Read the guidelines, NOWHERE does it state that you need to have a company name to...
Forum: Web Directory Issues 02-13-2016, 06:05 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 38,570
Posted By Snooks
Well DMOZ certainly did not say that because as...

Well DMOZ certainly did not say that because as you can see and read in many posts, we DO NOT reply or converse with people suggesting sites. Having a company name is NOT a requirement so that would...
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