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    Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Is there any reason for the constant, timeline-clogging game updates? The game is on TV, for anyone who wants to watch it. And even if someone can't watch it, they can get updates in other ways. I just don't see the need for the constant updates, especially for niche sports.

    I'm curious to hear what others think.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Sorry, I love it. I'd rather get the descriptions from twitter instead of the basic live stats from gamecast.

    Remember, not everyone is watching the game on TV.


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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Someone has their panties in a bunch. Unfollow?



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    You mean a website that covers ISU sports has a twitter account that is covering ISU sports? Mind. Blown.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Is there any reason for the constant, timeline-clogging game updates? The game is on TV, for anyone who wants to watch it. And even if someone can't watch it, they can get updates in other ways. I just don't see the need for the constant updates, especially for niche sports.

    I'm curious to hear what others think.
    I think you can unfollow it if you don't like it.


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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Ugh, stop using Twitter for it's intended purpose. Need more hashtags.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    I really appreciate the updates but I'm in Russia at the moment



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Quote Originally Posted by rworkman83 View Post
    Sorry, I love it. I'd rather get the descriptions from twitter instead of the basic live stats from gamecast.

    Remember, not everyone is watching the game on TV.
    ^^^^Moderator in charge of CF twitter account, but doesn't want a direct confrontation.




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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    So now the complaint is that CW does too much for free?


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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    ^^^^Moderator in charge of CF twitter account, but doesn't want a direct confrontation.

    Haha. Not in charge. I actually work my own college basketball games on Wednesdays and Saturdays, so I have twitter up all the time for those. That's why I love all the CF tweets.


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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Quote Originally Posted by GWad View Post
    I really appreciate the updates but I'm in Russia at the moment
    Keep your head on a swivel. Heard there's terrorists 'round them parts.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    I never really paid much attention to it, but now that it is bothering someone, I kinda like it.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    I like getting the tweets for columns, recruiting updates, etc. I've just never been a fan of women's basketball, and I'm clearly not alone on that, based on general fan interest. Would anyone be opposed to a separate twitter account for game updates?

    I understand that some people like the updates, but couldn't you get them from this or this just as easily? There's really no need for constant updates from the @cyclonefanatic feed.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Ditch twitter, it's lame anyway.



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    Re: Can we talk about the CF twitter account?

    Quote Originally Posted by kucyclone View Post
    Is there any reason for the constant, timeline-clogging game updates? The game is on TV, for anyone who wants to watch it. And even if someone can't watch it, they can get updates in other ways. I just don't see the need for the constant updates, especially for niche sports.

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