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Old 02-17-2013, 08:45 AM   #1821 (permalink)
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Everyone is now going to know who Dino Bravo is, just like the Cobra avatar taught people what a good movie looks like.

GET READY FOR A DINO BRAVO THREAD
Please do!

See, I skim the first page or so, see a load of repetitive threads advising WWE on how to fix the product, Punk/Rock/Austin/whoever love and bash sessions and Danial Bryan beard chat and leave. The good stuff is buried deeper down so fast that a sporadic poster like me misses it.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:48 AM   #1822 (permalink)
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Please do!

See, I skim the first page or so, see a load of repetitive threads advising WWE on how to fix the product, Punk/Rock/Austin/whoever love and bash sessions and Danial Bryan beard chat and leave. The good stuff is buried deeper down so fast that a sporadic poster like me misses it.
Just remember that you can subscribe to threads. That way you'll be alerted to new posts to decent threads in your cp.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:52 AM   #1823 (permalink)
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My line of thinking is more "if you haven't watched the show we're talking about, don't try to talk about it with us." As far as the troll part, people can simply be removed from the section altogether so that they can't participate anymore if they don't follow the rules. That way, they're not banned from the site entirely, or suspended for just a week, but they have their privileges of participating in that section revoked.
I certainly agree when it comes to blatant trolls, they shouldn't be allowed to run rampant in sections that encourage serious discussion. Like I said before, the complications come with making judgement calls. Don't want to namedrop anyone, but Rock316AE has been accused by some people of being a sofisticated troll. Whether he is or not is irrelevant, but how can you make the decision to ban someone that is capable of intelligently discussing a topic, but is perceived as having an unbelievable bias for his favorite Wrestler? Just an example, but it applies to my point. Trolls can be hard to point out, especially the good ones, and that makes that Mod's job that much harder if they're appointed to track down trolls and nuke their accounts.



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Yeah, I agree. My problem is with the people that type like it's an AIM conversation. Or when they use acronyms that I have no idea what the fuck they're supposed to stand for. That is pretty irksome. Think apokalypse. I think a lot of this fixes itself with a mod/admin being the only people that can create the threads. That way, they can edit the title is something goes wrong (as an example) and we won't have stupid titles made just to get hits or whatever. Plus the OP will be better, not just a one sentence piece of shit.
My take on that is their should be a clearer distinction between "loose" sections and serious ones. Rants is a place to shoot the shit, but it's defined as a place to vent and it's the Forum equivalant of Max Max in many ways. It might help to have a Wrestling specific section where you can have this chatbox type dialogue for those that don't have Gold memberships. the RAW discussion, Funny Pictures and comedy related threads could remain exclusive to that section. It could be the place for people to have fun on the topic of Wrestling with the usual rules against vulgarity, insults ect remaining intact.

I don't think making threads being exclusive to Mods would be welcome, since that defeats the purpose of a Forum. The appeal of a Forum is being able to start your own topics, problem is, people don't take the fucking time to search the recent history to see if a similar thread was started, so they post as if the Forum is a depotoir, making threads for the sole purpose of drawing attention rather than encouraging an active discussion.


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I don't know, I want to attract more like-minded posters. I want people when browsing the forum to see a good topic of conversation & want to join in. Not people just arguing over The Rock or begging for PPV streams or posting pictures of WWE Divas in thongs. A big reason why the site attracts so many idiots & why the majority of new users are terrible, is because the level of quality content is so low, so it attracts more people with that mentality. That's why I recommended new/more mods because the current staff taking on a bigger work load wouldn't get us anywhere. We would be where we're at now only with another section added to it. Which is what happened with the Classic Wrestling section. Maybe even add restrictions to gaining access to the forum in the first place to stop trolls from making gimmick accounts & ruining threads. Minimum post count/join date combination or something? Although that completely contradicts my earlier point about wanting to attract like minded new posters. There has to be a middle ground somewhere. I kind of like the questionnaire suggestion recommended not too long ago. You can weed people out that way. Even if someone answers with something you might not necessarily agree with, you can tell by how they answer if they're worth having around or not. Sort of like essay questions.
I feel ya, man. That's the biggest reason why I don't bother much with the WWE section anymore. I'll occationally check out some of the sticky's that is generally dominated by good posters, but I gave up for now as far as being a regular poster there.

I think you hit the nail on the head when you said that the reason the site attracts a lot of ignoramuses is because of the standard. I don't think it's THAT bad since like I said, there's some awesome posters here that haven't left because of this, i'm just hoping that it stays that way instead of taking a turn for the worse. Making a huge change would be rebuilding the site from the ground up, but if you're going to do that you might as well make the site Private. Face it, Wrestling is a niche interest these days, and a large chuck of their demo is kids. This place has set itself up as a hotbed and haven for that demo since it's one of the few open Forums to discuss Wrestling. Keep this in mind too, the website is named "Wrestling Forum", not very subtle for the average Joe using the Google search bar.. lol
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I never thought of this. Shows how little attention I actually pay to user cp.


edit: Would rep, but got the must spread rep box. As usual.
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Old 02-17-2013, 08:59 AM   #1825 (permalink)
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Fuck, that was a messy post. corrected with the quotations in the right place*
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:03 AM   #1826 (permalink)
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I never thought of this. Shows how little attention I actually pay to user cp.


edit: Would rep, but got the must spread rep box. As usual.
Get spreading then
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http://www.wrestlingforum.com/sugges...l#post14106442




I HAD A THREAD THAT GOT 38 GREEN REPS

Prepare for 38 reds, dickbag.

@Gothic: Check out the classic wrestling section, it is WAY better than the rest of the wrestling sections. That is where all my threads are as well, and will soon be home to DINO BRAVO: GOAT, lolololol (not actually using that title).


The discussions are also a lot more mature because it seems the older, better people go there, so you wont see people whining about Cena 1000 times.
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The rep talk is dumb but that aside, he honestly has a really good point.
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I HAD A THREAD THAT GOT 38 GREEN REPS

Prepare for 38 reds, dickbag.

@Gothic: Check out the classic wrestling section, it is WAY better than the rest of the wrestling sections. That is where all my threads are as well, and will soon be home to DINO BRAVO: GOAT, lolololol (not actually using that title).


The discussions are also a lot more mature because it seems the older, better people go there, so you wont see people whining about Cena 1000 times.
Knock on wood.
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Old 02-17-2013, 09:09 AM   #1830 (permalink)
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This. Some people are fluently bi or multi lingual but not everyone on the internet is. I never pick on grammar since I know I'd not want to be held to a native speaker's standard on some forums I visit.
I can relate to that personally. Believe it or not, over a decade ago I could barely speak a lick of English, let alone write it. I was born French, and it was a struggle to learn a new language. I think it sucks for people with good opinions that get shit on for Grammar mistakes they're trying hard to avoid. Not everyone is a Grammar Nazi, but some people can be dicks about it.
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