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Into the Black

So many techie bits today and too many game stories make for quite an evening news flood. Days like this make me consider the pros and cons of giving up on the bulleted lists of tech stories to concentrate on getting the game stories posted as they come up, rather than in a big batch like this, but it's hard to make such a fundamental change in approach. I'm very concerned with what you all would think about this, so feel free to share your thoughts if you have an opinion.

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19. Re: Into the Black Sep 29, 2011, 10:50 Beamer
Jim wrote on Sep 28, 2011, 08:47:
I tend to skim the gaming headlines, and am more likely to read the tech news stories.

Thanks for your continued efforts keeping this site up, Blue!

Yup. Inevitably I'll pick up most of the gaming news elsewhere, if I really care, but the tech/other stuff? I don't have time to go to tons of different sites (although you wouldn't know it for how often I post here), so it's extremely nice to be able to count on Blue's judgment in aggregating interesting links rather than having to go to Ars or whatever a few times a day.

I tend to hit Engadget, thisismynext, and Blues regularly, with a few non-tech/gaming sites mixed in. Blues gives me far more variety than those sites, but thisismynext gives me more editorial and context.

I really, really appreciate Blues for the variety and for the judgment in what stories to cover. But I understand it may not be the best or flashiest for traffic. I think we're kind of an old-person's site, with our roots in the 1990s worn happily on our sleeves. It fits us, but it may not be the best for revenue, if that's a consideration. If the goal is the "best" site, not the "busiest" site I'm very happy with it as-is.
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