They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. In the hopes of not falling into that trap and in conjunction with the move to WordPress (which is in progress behind the scenes), I’m contemplating making some other small changes around the site. One of which is this:
How would you feel if Question of the Day became Question of the Week?
The Question of the Day has been going strong since January 2009, more than four years now, and I wonder if it has run its course, at least as a daily thing. It’s getting tougher to come up with a new question each day, and the response from you guys seems to be depressed lately.
So I’m considering posting just one question each week, on Mondays, and letting it run all week — hopefully I’ll be able to come up with questions that inspire ongoing conversation, not quick responses. (I’d still run the non-pop-culture-related Question of the Weekend, too.) As a sort of compensation, I’ll go back to posting links and quick commentary to stuff happening around the Web in their own posts, instead of as the collection of links I’ve been posting as my social-media roundup post late each evening (though I’ll continue to post those things to Facebook and Twitter and Google+, too).
What do you think? Do the QOTDs often not interest you? Would one question given more prominence be more interesting to you?
I’m going to try the just-one-question this week and see how it goes, and gauge your responses.
(If you have a suggestion for a QOTD, feel free to email me. Responses to this QOTD sent by email will be ignored; please post your responses here.)