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Old 02-17-2018, 05:39 AM   #91
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Conference room reminds me of work meetings, not the feel I would want for a relaxed reading “hangout”
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Old 02-17-2018, 06:13 AM   #92
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New Leaf Book Club: Proem and Members' Lounge
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Old 02-17-2018, 07:15 AM   #93
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Yes, Lounge certainly gives a feeling of relaxing, but then it is used elsewhere on MobileRead, so probably shouldn't be used in this case. And I suspect a lot of people would need to go away and look up what the heck a proem was, which mightn't feel very welcoming.

I'm with June: Conference Room sounds like work, not like a chat room in a library. Another thought:

New Leaf Book Club * Let's Talk!
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Old 02-17-2018, 07:30 AM   #94
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"Proem" is entirely optional. I was just be a smart a... person.

I did wonder about the existing lounge sub-forum being a problem.

New Leaf Book Club: Coffee Room

Of course that might not be much good for those that don't like coffee, or those that are trying to give it up and don't want to be reminded, or those that are allergic to it.

New Leaf Book Club: Members' Bar

No good for the non-drinkers, maybe.

New Leaf Book Club: Reception and Waiting Room

Sounds a bit too much like a dentist.

New Leaf Book Club: Gossip Column

That might work, although some people don't like to be thought of as gossips.

Okay, I'll go away now.
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Old 02-17-2018, 09:23 AM   #95
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a wiki maybe?

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OK, I'm going to make a suggestion here. We've got a good discussion for our first official book in the New Leaf Book Club, and I'm pleased by that, but I'd also like to have a place where we can just sort of "hang out" and talk about books or whatever. And actually quite a bit of whatever, I hope.

Now, we could start a new thread for "General Discussion" or even call it Chat. But it seems to me that a "Welcome" thread is really just as good a place to do it and we avoid having proliferating threads. But perhaps our fearless leader could 'adjust' the title of this thread to something like Welcome and General Discussion for the New Leaf Book Club? What do people think? A new thread, or morph this one?
If clutter, or ease of finding information in a huge thread is an issue, what do you think about using a wiki and linking that?
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Old 02-17-2018, 02:12 PM   #98
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New Leaf Book Club: Members' Bar

No good for the non-drinkers, maybe.
So, change it to: New Leaf Book Club: Members' Lounge
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Old 02-17-2018, 04:11 PM   #99
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I like Members’ Lounge, except that it sounds as if new people can’t pop in there, and we want them to feel they can.

New Leaf Book Club * On the Verandah

Though that might be a bit chilly at this time of year for those in the north!
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Verandah is probably too Southern Hemisphere for this club.

How about New Leaf Book Club * Come on in!
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How about just New Leaf Book Club Lounge?
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Reminds me of the game Leisure Suit Larry and the Lounge Lizards.
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I like Members’ Lounge, except that it sounds as if new people can’t pop in there, and we want them to feel they can.[...]
I did just think of one that fits this welcoming requirement quite well:

Welcome to the New Leaf Book Club



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