HN now offering premium membership for Troll Free Board

Discussion in 'In-State Rivals' started by HogueNation, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. HawkeyeMashup

    HawkeyeMashup Well-Known Member

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    Pay sites are the best. Rivals premium site is great. Lots more inside information shared there between posters. You always have that idiot on free sites always being that guy to shout others down, or berate inside info guys to where they just don't share any info any longer.
     
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  2. flynnhicks03

    flynnhicks03 Well-Known Member

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    I've seen some forums where you can pay for an ad-free experience. If you want no ads, you pay a (usually) small monthly fee; if you don't want to pay, you get ads. Everybody gets the same content, though. This would allow them to prevent users from using ad-blockers, as well. I think this would be a good model for CF.
     
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  3. HogueNation

    HogueNation Active Member

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    9/10 times that "Breaking News" or "Insider Information" has been shared somewhere on Twitter long before your $4 premimum membership will get it to ya.
     
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  4. GTO

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    Is that from a Circus Performers Forum? Lots of talk abut clowns. I want to click on it just to see how many clowns the NFL has drafted (hard to run routes with those giant shoes), what are the clowns struggling at (I'll assume juggling, since pie throwing and flower squirting is pretty easy), or who they are getting help from (trapeze artists? Strongman? Elephants?).
     
  5. HawkeyeMashup

    HawkeyeMashup Well-Known Member

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    I'm not really talking about "breaking news" per say.

    For instance a poster was good friends of a dad of a Florida recruit. He gave all sort of recruiting tidbits and information on this kid, how he felt when he got an Iowa offer, what he thought and the process, etc. He didn't share it on the free board.

    Plus just a lot more intelligent conversation by people overall. At least at Rivals anyway.
     
  6. CyAg

    CyAg Well-Known Member

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    As their former sales director knows, their statistics and demographics are solid. Like any site it has its bad members.
     
  7. Cyballzz

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    Did Jon even consider this poor bastard? C'mon Jon... Look at this guy... you think he can afford your pay board?

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  8. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    What do you mean. It's a sight, because you log on and you see it. Right?
     
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  9. cyhiphopp

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    "Tired of getting your feelings hurt by trolls like Collin Cowherd? Come to a place where all the sheep, er posters are just as convinced of the Hawkeyes national superiority as you are! For the low low price of $3.99 you too can be a member of the Hawkeye Nation Premium Sight! With your commitment you'll no longer hear about Kirk Ferentz and his mediocre record against those lowly CyClowns. Fran McCaffrey will be praised as the tough as nails coach who has built his team the only way he knows how; THE RIGHT WAY!
    Join now and get a Hawkeyes On My Belly commemorative pre-cut sleeveless t-shirt. The first 25 new members will also receive a 1985 Rose Bowl T-Shirt from a box in my garage!

    Let's make Hawkeye Nation great again!"

    - Jon Miller
     
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  10. kingcy

    kingcy Well-Known Member

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    How can a guy 1000 miles away from Iowa City have much breaking news or inside info?
     
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  11. Fitzy

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    Email, instant messaging, social media, telephones, cell phones, fax machines...
     
  12. MeowingCows

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    FedEx, Pony Express, throwing rocks with notes taped to them... the list goes on.
     
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  13. GTO

    GTO Well-Known Member

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    Not a "Bringing the Boom" shirt? Do not want.
     
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  14. 67CY

    67CY Well-Known Member

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    Sources and his buddy Deace
     
  15. Cyched

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    It's 2017, so road flares, smoke signals, or messenger pigeons would be my guess.
     
  16. DandyCyclone

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    But with a REALLY long string.
     
  17. SwirlyBird

    SwirlyBird Well-Known Member

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    I didn't read his write up closely but don't people over there know that if you want to get rid of trolls you can just ignore certain users?

    There you go hawks, no more running to the streets to collect cans to fund your HN subscription.
     
  18. cyhiphopp

    cyhiphopp Well-Known Member

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    Those were my retirement cans!
     
  19. clonebb

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    Pigeons and crows.
     
  20. CyTwins

    CyTwins Well-Known Member

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    Am I the only one that thinks this will increase CF traffic by quite a bit?
     
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