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I ask this question because I'm curious and perhaps looking for a different way to hold the Sitewide Plots for my site. I know there's tons of sites out there that do Sitewide Plots in their own fashion, and I'd really love to hear all about it! (and see it, if you're willing to link your site!) We currently release our Sitewide Plots with a new site month and line up a bunch of threads focusing on one or two groups at a time. People can sign up for these threads, but we're pretty strict with activity and posting speed... and I worry that that makes people not want to sign up for them. Though, on the other hand, these threads usually line up in a consecutive fashion, so it's important to know what happens in the thread before... which is why the strict standards. The movement of our site's time also depends on our Sitewide Plots a lot... an in-game month taking 6 RL months to finish due to the plot moving slowly really screws with people's perception of in-character time and drags the roleplay along. We try to avoid that at all costs. Lately, we've been trying to cut down the events in each Sitewide Plot we release to hopefully cut down the time it takes to complete them, but at the same time, that sucks because there's less opportunity for people to participate in directly related events. We always advertise spin-offs, but it doesn't seem like people are really into those or get what they're supposed to be and I personally have no idea how to explain them better SO now you all know the basis of my curiosity: basically, I want to figure out a way to do this better. I've personally always been a fan of open-ended types of events or plots, kind of like prompts, where people can potentially take an idea and run with it or solve a problem in their own way without us holding their hand every step. Though, on my site, it seems like our members don't actually participate in anything unless there's someone leading an example or we (staff) is holding their hand through the whole process. It's honestly very frustrating. Thank you all in advance for your input, advice, and ideas! 😄