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    Fourth Year Ravenclaw
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    Random Fic Button

    I often want to read something, but have no idea what I want to read.

    If there were someway to set up a link that would make a completely random story come up. It would encourage people to read outside what they usually read.

    Also, if it were at all possible, have a random fiction button for each category. Eg. A random romance story, or a random Dark/Angst fiction. That way if you knew what you wanted to read, but didn't know what specific story to pick, you wouldn't have to spend ages decided.

    Just a random idea.
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    First Year Hufflepuff
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    Hmmm...Sounds good to me! *Looks pleadingly towards the Mods*
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    I like the idea of a random-fic button too. There are so many great stories out on the site, but they get buried under the sheer mass of how many are coming in now.

    This would give people a great oppurtunity to read some old gems.

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    First Year Ravenclaw
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    I like this idea also, but don't know if it is possible to add. If it can't be done, could we then at least update the 'Featured' box more often, say once a week? I click on these, but after the same ones are there for two months it kind of loses the point. If a mod could highlight some 'buried gems' on a more frequent basis, it could work almost as well if a 'random fic' could not be implemented.

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    James Jameson
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    I agree.... I'd really like to see some fics unburied and advertised on the site...

    I'm all for it!

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    Kcharles
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    I think that you should be able to set your perfrances too, if possible if this is implented. Something simple, like "Only ratings 1-5th years and no suicide warnings." Other than that, I'm all for it.

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