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    Betting Boards on the front page.

    Is there anyway you can disable the betting boards forum from the front page? Every time games get dumped into it it clogs the heck out of the main page. If you want to go bet on things, go to its forum. It ends up killing a few good threads cause they never get revived.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    There isn't a way. Sorry.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    There isn't a way. Sorry.

    Really? Like In-State rivals or politics? I agree with the OP I hate when the entire front page is betting.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    I agree that it would nice if they didn't clog up the main page.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    This comes up every couple of months. They are used as the "Official Game THreads" as well. There just isn't a way to do it.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    This comes up every couple of months. They are used as the "Official Game THreads" as well. There just isn't a way to do it.
    I've seen this come up before, you are right. I still think there could be a better way to do it. I don't think they should be tied in with "official game threads." Heck, 90% of the betting game threads that are posted won't have more than a post or two on them anyways. Usually the final score.

    Why can't they be taken off of the main page like the in-state rivals forum?



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Quote Originally Posted by cstrunk View Post
    I've seen this come up before, you are right. I still think there could be a better way to do it. I don't think they should be tied in with "official game threads." Heck, 90% of the betting game threads that are posted won't have more than a post or two on them anyways. Usually the final score.

    Why can't they be taken off of the main page like the in-state rivals forum?
    I agree, I really can't stand when betting takes up the whole front page, I say hide it like the in-state rivals forum. I don't bet a lot and I doubt there's very few who bet on most events that get put up on here.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    I like them being the main page as they serve as game threads. Just wait a few minutes, generally with normal conversation in other threads they'll drop off the front.

    It would be nice, however, if *all* forums had the option to subscribe\unsubscribe, like the politics forum does. Just have all but politics be subscribed by default for new users, and people can tweak as they want from there. I know i'd probably remove the pro sports boards for most of the year.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Sounds like a good plan to me.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    There has got to be a way where posters can opt in and opt out of forums they want to and dont want to see on their front page. I still want to have the option to see in state rivals and politics on my front page, but would also like to opt out of having the betting boards from my front page.

    There has to be a way where users can set up a customized front page...



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Quote Originally Posted by chuckd4735 View Post
    There has got to be a way where posters can opt in and opt out of forums they want to and dont want to see on their front page. I still want to have the option to see in state rivals and politics on my front page, but would also like to opt out of having the betting boards from my front page.

    There has to be a way where users can set up a customized front page...
    I'm sure there is. I am on other boards where you can setup your front page to the specific forums you want. I didn't know in-state didn't show up on the front page, might go check this place out.



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Clogged up again...



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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    Clogged up again...
    And we should be thanking hurdle for doing this. These events take a lot of work. Judging from the timestamps he has spent the last 45 min straight creating events to make CF an even better place. So rather than complain, how bout you thank him.


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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    Clogged up again...
    Yeah, it sucks. I completely understand that there's nothing that can be done but it's still a pain in the ***. I'm mean really...14 of the 20 threads on the front page are betting threads. I'll just skip the board for awhile, I guess, and wait for 'em to clear out.


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    Re: Betting Boards on the front page.

    Thank you hurdle and everyone, we appreciate the time you put in. Love board.



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