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    How should the admin/mods handle the HB announcement?

    I am a little concerned about how the HB announcement will affect things on this board. I am concerned that passions are already inflamed, and things could get really bad depending on the nature of his announcement. Let's say -- purely hypothetically -- that he announces for Kansas. This could make for an epic meltdown, to the extent that it could even result in law enforcement attention. (The term is 'terroristic threats', and I once actually knew a guy who went to prison for that -- long story).

    Anyway, humble suggestion is for the powers-that-be here plan for a cooling-off period of between 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the nature of the announcement. The site would become read-only (except by the mods, of course) during that period so people could cool off before posting things they might regret.


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Or people should just exercise some sort of intelligence when posting?



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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    I just thought i'd randomly put this picture in here because someone said HB


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Oh Jeez...I think you're way too worried. What's going to happpen is going to happen.



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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone42 View Post
    I am a little concerned about how the HB announcement will affect things on this board. I am concerned that passions are already inflamed, and things could get really bad depending on the nature of his announcement. Let's say -- purely hypothetically -- that he announces for Kansas. This could make for an epic meltdown, to the extent that it could even result in law enforcement attention. (The term is 'terroristic threats', and I once actually knew a guy who went to prison for that -- long story).

    Anyway, humble suggestion is for the powers-that-be here plan for a cooling-off period of between 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the nature of the announcement. The site would become read-only (except by the mods, of course) during that period so people could cool off before posting things they might regret.
    If people can't control themselves, they really have more issues than just this. If a decision on a kid going to college involves the law enforcement for someone's actions, they should be locked up.


    I removed it.

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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Is there going to be some sort of announcement regarding some of our games being in Hi-Def this season? That would be a nice change of pace from the ESPN+ crap.




    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Or people should just exercise some sort of intelligence when posting?
    I can assure you there is a 100% chance that WILL NOT happen.



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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    I thought the digital transition was over.


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone42 View Post
    I am a little concerned about how the HB announcement will affect things on this board. I am concerned that passions are already inflamed, and things could get really bad depending on the nature of his announcement. Let's say -- purely hypothetically -- that he announces for Kansas. This could make for an epic meltdown, to the extent that it could even result in law enforcement attention. (The term is 'terroristic threats', and I once actually knew a guy who went to prison for that -- long story).

    Anyway, humble suggestion is for the powers-that-be here plan for a cooling-off period of between 15 to 30 minutes, depending on the nature of the announcement. The site would become read-only (except by the mods, of course) during that period so people could cool off before posting things they might regret.

    you can't be serious


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Quote Originally Posted by SeattleClone View Post
    I can assure you there is a 100% chance that WILL NOT happen.
    Oh, I can too, I'm just sayin'...



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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Quote Originally Posted by IcSyU View Post
    Or people should just exercise some sort of intelligence when posting?


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    I've had HD for over 2 years now. Shouldn't be a huge deal IMO.


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HD announcement?

    Quote Originally Posted by htownclone View Post
    I've had HD for over 2 years now. Shouldn't be a huge deal IMO.
    I have it w/ DirectTV. It's awesome.


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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HB announcement?

    Shouldn't we let the mods make that decision?



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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HB announcement?

    I hope they reach of the server off button and forget to hit reset for about 8 hours.



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    Re: How should the admin/mods handle the HB announcement?

    I'd shut down the site for at least 4 hours and spend the entire weekend rolling every Harrison Barnes post into a single thread.



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