You seem to be misunderstanding (and off topic in the wrong thread) about how the forum is arranged so to be sure we are on the same page.......
-- Formula One Cars
-- Formula One Races
- Aerodynamics, Chassis, and Tyres
- Engine, Transmission, and Controls
- Other Racing Series
- Automotive News and Technology
- Off Topic Chat
- Site Announcement and Support
*Notice there is a General
main heading at the bottom, and a General
sub heading in Formula One
. They are not the same.
Tires, Aero, and Chassis
What? How do tires fit to Aerodynamics and chassis?
are all interconnected like no other. Suspension
goes here as well, it's part of the rolling chassis
. They are all adjusted in unison to make the car perform at a track. The tires are discussed at length in this forum for their aero shape, how they provide grip, and how thy work with the chassis.The Engine, Transmission and Controls
, otherwise commonly known as the drivetrain
are kept together as they are all related as well. Some F1 teams are divided the same way. Some teams get new suppliers, and get a whole new The Engine, Transmission, and Controls
in a car meant for others.
Just because some messages are in the wrong categories, does not mean that the sections themselves are wrong. Organization is a forever process and will never be perfect, and is the responsibility of every user and mod.
Yea generally the mechanical side of F1. So why are tires and suspension missing here? This is so blatantly wrong. I wonder why nobody else is complaining about this. It’s clear that nobody has a idea (including the mods) where to put new topics and why so many things are on wrong places.
Maybe Mechanical is ont the best word to have there, but to be clear so you know, he means drive train and ancillaries like hydraulics.
We don't put the topics in sections, the users do. We only move them when you do it wrong. We don't read every topic, so if people would use the report system more it would help.
Most users here, including you mep, know there is a thread for suggestions to the site. Why not use that or one like it, instead of doing exactly what you are complaining against and posting in the wrong topic where only luck will allow Tomba to see it, who is the only person who can do anything. I am merely a Forum Mod, and any other input to the site I have is exactly the same as yours. All I can do is move and change messages and threads.
It's like yelling out the window to get something done instead of making a proper phone call to the right person, when you have the option of doing so. Especially if they ears you are aiming for are not right outside that window. Maybe they are downtown, or on a boat.
Remember, the Forum and any posible Wikipedia are not one and the same concept, and will operate completely different and independent of each other so fixing these problems that you perceive has nothing to do with it.
I really don't think it's fair or productive to derail threads with unrelated grievances.
Last but bot least in regards that list of threads you posted, the proper thing to do is to report them if you feel they are misplaced. We will move them if we agree. Again we can't possibly read every post, so we require users to help by using the built in systems of the site.Here
is the proper place.