Who wants the countdown to next game ticker back?

Discussion in 'Bug Tracking and Enhancement Requests' started by GTO, Aug 29, 2016.

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Do you want the countdown ticker to the next game back on CF?

  1. Yes, I want the countdown ticker back - I'm finding it hard to live without it. What's a calendar?

    53.2%
  2. No, I don't want the countdown ticker back - I have issues scrolling down the page.

    8.1%
  3. I can take it or leave it. And someone will pull up quick to retrieve it.

    9.7%
  4. Who cares? Can we go back to talking about uniforms?

    1.6%
  5. I'd like it back only if it is kept updated more often than the scholarship chart.

    9.7%
  6. How many characters can you type on a poll option anyway? Need to find out the maximum number befor

    3.2%
  7. Can it be made into an opt-in feature? Can we also do that for GTO-initiated threads?

    14.5%
  1. GTO

    GTO Well-Known Member

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    @ChrisMWilliams - I know a few of us brought this up before and there appeared to be a vocal group that did not want the ticker with the countdown to the next game (with time and TV station) added back to the bottom of the page. Talking to a few other posters, it seems like a lot more of us are missing this feature, so I figured I'd put together a poll to see how everyone feels about it. Not sure if you can bring it back, but at least will let you know how many people want this feature.

    I know for me personally, that I find it very useful to remind me of the time and station, especially during basketball season - non-conference schedule.

    CFers - Please vote and maybe let everyone know how you feel about it.
     
  2. JHUNSY

    JHUNSY Well-Known Member

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    Why not just make an option to enable it for those who want it?
     
  3. GTO

    GTO Well-Known Member

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    There. Hooked you up with that choice now as well.
     
  4. NWICY

    NWICY Well-Known Member

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    Not really a can't live with out it, but I agree that it's great for BB where they end up on more channels.
     
  5. carvers4math

    carvers4math Well-Known Member

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    We have lots of buttons that appear to maybe be for betting fake money. I am guessing maybe Sportsbook, Pickem, and Betting Exchange are all for that? Maybe no room for ticker? I would like it back.
     
  6. ISUCyclones2015

    ISUCyclones2015 Well-Known Member

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    I didn't like it and previously blocked it using AdBlockPlus - Element Hider. It took up too much screen real estate, slowed the website down, and caused scrolling issues.

    I would support a opt in/out way of handling it.
     
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  7. CycloneErik

    CycloneErik Well-Known Member

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    Would it mean more complaining when there's a typo on the game time or channel?
    I can go either way on it. I see where it's a great way, as a Cyclone website, to publicize Cyclone events. I can also see where it's a gigantic pain with all the whining that I'd rather not bother with on the publishing end.
     
  8. 2020cy

    2020cy Well-Known Member

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    I like it.
     
  9. BoxsterCy

    BoxsterCy Well-Known Member

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    Jack Reacher don't need no ******* countdown banner. He doesn't even need a watch. He just knows what time it is.
     
  10. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

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    Definitely for Basketball season. Football is pretty easy to keep track of but B-Ball can get tricky.
     
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  11. 3GenClone

    3GenClone Well-Known Member

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    If not a ticker, then have the first post in the "Game Watch" thread have the TV and Radio information.
     
  12. BBHMagic

    BBHMagic Well-Known Member

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    It was more than just a hype thing for me. I would actually go to CF to remind myself of what time/channel the game was on. I'm one of those people that doesn't trust the time I'm remembering in my head so I have to check multiple times. Please don't cease enabling my OCD.
     
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  13. ImJustKCClone

    ImJustKCClone Well-Known Member

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    So nice to know I'm not alone in my obsession. ;)
     
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  14. WhatchaGonnaDo

    WhatchaGonnaDo Well-Known Member

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    Big time waste of screen real estate. I know when the games are
     
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  15. GTO

    GTO Well-Known Member

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    Glad I'm also not the only one who would check the time and date of next game every time I logged into the site.
     

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