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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by cowmaster1 View Post
    I understand what the op is saying but that's going to require a culture change of cyclone fanatic. You come to expect some repetitive humor to come with updates. A lot of the posters try to be comedians, but that gives the site some flavor. Chris usually hits on the big news on the homepage. The forums is a completely different tbeast. People are bored so they entertain themselves, especially when it's the offseason and there is maybe one update per day. Most of it is wasting time until the next season comes around.
    I agree to an extent....this might be the first message bored that ive seen thats tried to regulate humor on its board. There are actually quite a few posters that are hilarious....and when theres nothing going on? Want the site traffic or not?

    I do agree with the previous poster...the "I Trust Fred" and "Want" posters are insufferable.

    IMO this should be a fun site where Clone fans chat, get to know each other and spill some inside information when we get it. Just use the right threads is all. Easy.



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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Then I would suggest visiting Rivals? When you have a product which is free you can't be too damn picky.
    But, you must take the oath of secrecy. Those pay sites discuss some pretty heavy stuff.


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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by mattyice View Post
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    IMO this should be a fun site where Clone fans chat, get to know each other and spill some inside information when we get it.... Easy.
    Could not agree more. I hope CF can always continue to do that.


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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by wonkadog View Post
    Speaking of that, I just came across an interesting fact...do you know what the dot above the letter "i" is called?
    Damn it! I've sifted through 3 pages of comments and still did not get the answer to this question as promised! I come here for the comedy, trivia, Woodbury dunks, hawk derpth, and my endless trust in Fred. Now about that dot... What is it called?



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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by GTO View Post
    Damn it! I've sifted through 3 pages of comments and still did not get the answer to this question as promised! I come here for the comedy, trivia, Woodbury dunks, hawk derpth, and my endless trust in Fred. Now about that dot... What is it called?
    A dot.



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    Re: Recruiting

    Just follow Travis Hines on twitter and all of your dreams will come true.



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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by GTO View Post
    Damn it! I've sifted through 3 pages of comments and still did not get the answer to this question as promised! I come here for the comedy, trivia, Woodbury dunks, hawk derpth, and my endless trust in Fred. Now about that dot... What is it called?
    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    A dot.
    It's actually called a tittle.


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    Re: Recruiting

    I hate mega-threads so I rarely open them.

    One well regulated thread about recruits would be good.

    But, alternately, I also like to see a separate thread on any serious recruits; especially when the visit is imminent/happening. And I don't even mind another separate one whenever a recruit chooses the good guys.


    No matter what, I could NEVER cheer for Dirt and Urine.

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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by cysox2 View Post
    I agree with the op. I get tired of wading through posts of "I trust Fred" , "want", "does he sweat?", "the right way", and all the other clowns that think they're hillarious by posting the same worn out line over and over again. Twitter is a great way to keep up on all of the recruiting stuff. Rothstien, frashilla and goodman are all pretty good reliable sources on twitter and usually are among the first to report any news. It would be nice to have a thread on here without all the bs, but I don't see that happening.
    But how else are we to know that a poster does, in fact, Trust Fred? Also, you forgot the always witty "Let me Mayor, Coach".



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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by mattyice View Post
    I agree to an extent....this might be the first message bored that ive seen thats tried to regulate humor on its board. There are actually quite a few posters that are hilarious....and when theres nothing going on? Want the site traffic or not?

    I do agree with the previous poster...the "I Trust Fred" and "Want" posters are insufferable.
    Remember Matty, grammer is the difference between feeling you're nuts and feeling your nuts.




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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneCarter View Post
    It's actually called a tittle.
    As in "jot or tittle" from Tindale's translation of the bible. Refers to the tiniest elements in writing... such as the dot above the "i " ...


    Last edited by Blandboy; 04-29-2014 at 07:37 PM.

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    Re: Recruiting

    We should think of something else to call it besides recruiting. Hoiberg's method of "recruiting" is very different from what we have seen in the past. In a good way, of course.


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    Re: Recruiting

    Free Agency?



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    Re: Recruiting

    I thought a good alternative to sifting through hours of crap in monster threads would be a "quick hits" feature at the top of the page of which thread you are in...

    this would be mod operated and pretty much just post "the facts" or important information to the topic at the top of each page. You could post links to articles important to the thread topic or just what is known. This allows guys like oldgeezer to get all the info he would be really interested in right away and sift through the nonsense and if he so desired look through the thread...


    Last edited by EYEoftheSTORM; 04-30-2014 at 12:07 AM.


    I WAS THERE!!!!!!

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    Re: Recruiting

    Quote Originally Posted by EYEoftheSTORM View Post
    I thought a good alternative to sifting through hours of crap in monster threads would be a "quick hits" feature at the top of the page of which thread you are in...

    this would be mod operated and pretty much just post "the facts" or important information to the topic at the top of each page. You could post links to articles important to the thread topic or just what is known. This allows guys like oldgeezer to get all the info he would be really interested in right away and sift through the nonsense and if he so desired look through the thread...

    Very short massage bored.



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