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    "***OFFICIAL***" threads getting out of hand (unofficially)

    Anybody else feel this way? Just bothers me. Seems like people make them to replace other existing threads, too, which is pointless.

    I'm not necessarily saying they should all go away, but can anything be done about this before we have ten ***OFFICIAL*** threads in a row? We are getting to the point where we will have an ***OFFICIAL Spring Football Long Snapper Discussion*** thread and others like it.


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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Where is the like button or RT button? I agree 100%.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    BOO THIS MAN!



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Yeah it's not necessary. I don't mind it for the game day threads but there's too many. It doesn't bother me a whole lot though.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    You are contributing to the problem with your ***official*** thread.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Fun haters.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclonepride View Post
    You are contributing to the problem with your ***official*** thread.
    This thread is not official. It is about the "***OFFICIAL***" thread epidemic. You misinterpreted the title.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Then how will we know if a thread is official?



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    This thread is not official. It is about the "***OFFICIAL***" thread epidemic. You misinterpreted the title.
    It says official. I see asterisks. It's official.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Anybody else feel this way? Just bothers me. Seems like people make them to replace other existing threads, too, which is pointless.

    I'm not necessarily saying they should all go away, but can anything be done about this before we have ten ***OFFICIAL*** threads in a row? We are getting to the point where we will have an ***OFFICIAL Spring Football Long Snapper Discussion*** thread and others like it.
    I disagree. Now, I no longer spend countless hours trying wade through the unofficial threads. I can go straight to the official ones. No muss, no fuss.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUCubswin View Post
    Then how will we know if a thread is official?
    Everyone who wants to make a new thread should create a new thread asking CyFan61 if it's ok.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    This thread is not official. It is about the "***OFFICIAL***" thread epidemic. You misinterpreted the title.
    Which is precisley why I cannot comment on the point you are making. This thread is not official! WTF?!



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    I like them personally. they should be for events only.

    Examples: Games, Press Conferences, etc



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone06 View Post
    Which is precisley why I cannot comment on the point you are making. This thread is not official! WTF?!
    So if this thread isn't official, we really don't need to listen to it. Excellent.



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    Re: ***OFFICIAL*** threads getting out of hand

    *** OFFICIAL: People *****ing about pointless **** is getting out of hand ***


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