Blog, Forum or any better ideas?

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i have a forum page i want to add upcoming events and i would like people to be able to comment on those entrys.

Which one of these do you prefer? or do you have an alternitive?

http://hexham.info/forum - (blog)
http://hexham.info/forum1 - (embeded forum)

Thnanks in advance. Lee.
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Alex

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well im a bloggin boy so i would go for the blog, its easy to understand and is down to the point, title, text underneath, unlike a forum.

alex
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Personally, I favor the blog format. I like the look of it and it seem to add a more personal touch to your site.

However, one of the positives of a forum is the ability to easily reply to a thread.

Whereas with a blog, you have to actually go into the post in order to make a comment. Some people may not realize that this needs to be done. This may be rectified by adding a little "disclaimer" advising people that if they want to post to go into the actual blog. I did this with my blog. You can see an example at http://littleus.synthasite.com/our-jo...

I know I didn't help much with my response but hopefully it'll gave you a different perspective.
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I prefer the blog format too. It's easier and all the info is in one place. A forum isn't really meant for that.

It will also be easier for yourself to add events using the blog format.

Site is looking good Lee.
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Hi Lee,

The blog is ideal for announcements because you can get the info onto and out from your site to the interested parties so easily.

A single response by any or many is easily managed on this blog but if any become extended dialogues it's really cumbersome and if that was to be an ongoing probability, then you would need to consider other options. Other things come to mind.