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Captain Ron
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There was not content to the thread.


So.. just like the entire OT?

Tiger Fred: The Weekly Golf Thread is pretty much an IM thread as well.

What goes into anchoring one over the other? If an Admin approves of one, and not the other? If it's based on thread content like you stated above, then it should be an across the board rule, and not one that is selective; especially if the thread doesn't break any other rules.

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TigerFred
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re: Gonna Try This Again This Season: Bet Board
What does the OT have to do with this discussion?



Captain Ron
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What does the OT have to do with this discussion?


Tis a joke.


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Your jokes are as bad as chickens.


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unbeWEAVEable
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Tiger Fred: The Weekly Golf Thread is pretty much an IM thread as well.


I agree it looks like an IM thread, but if you see how many topics are discussed over the week and how much substance goes into them, it's more like a discussion...


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The Weekly Golf Thread is pretty much an IM thread as well.


Sometimes, but only when nobody wants to talk about golf. As soon as golf gets back on topic, the IM crap stops. You know that.


Don't mess with us Captain.

You about to enter a world of pain that no amount of creatine and weight gain powder will ever be able to get you out of bud.



Captain Ron
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re: Gonna Try This Again This Season: Bet Board
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I agree it looks like an IM thread, but if you see how many topics are discussed over the week and how much substance goes into them, it's more like a discussion...


..that happens in the betting thread(s) as well. A mixture of both.

What will happen, though, is a total swamping of the MSB with betting threads all throughout the weekend.



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Captain Ron
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You about to enter a world of pain that no amount of creatine and weight gain powder will ever be able to get you out of bud.


I'll just out-run you, big guy.


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BRgetthenet
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I'm the fastest white boy you know. I will smoke you fool.



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re: Gonna Try This Again This Season: Bet Board
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The issue is still being researched but the weekly thread started out like an IM thread.

There was not content to the thread.


As with a lot of other threads in the MSB.


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TigerTatorTots
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Yep first page or so is typically IMish...then real betting discussions take place.


jp90
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If IM'ing is the issue here, I would argue in-game LSU threads are the worst offenders. I get their importance to the site(the threads) and the reason they're stickied but this foolish anchoring business should be consistent if IM'ing is such an issue.

At LEAST 60% of those threads consist of
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:dude:

Correct me if I'm wrong please.
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TheOcean
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Well, if we had a betting board, we could get rid of the IMers and send them to the OT where that shite belongs.


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i am dan
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I want this.


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wish i was tebow
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re: Gonna Try This Again This Season: Bet Board
The first page is mostly just reserving spots for this weeks picks so whatever gets posted.

Nothing new.


I got a PM saying keep thread on topic. When have I ever talked about anything but bets in the bed thread?


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TheCaterpillar
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I'll support this when the fine legislation of Louisiana decides to open up internet betting.

Good idea though, IMO


Talking about online betting is 100% legabl.

We could ban links to any sites that allow gambling.


Would be a HUGELY popular board.


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Htown Tiger
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I'll support this when the fine legislation of Louisiana decides to open up internet betting.


You will also have to wait until the feds opens it up. If I was Chicken, I wouldn't touch this with a ten foot pole.

To not have a bet board because of this is pretty retarded. If you don't think it will get enough traffic or attention, then so be it. But there is nothing illegal about talking about and handicapping games. Yahoo and ESPN have "Odds" pages now. All we're doing is discussing them.

We aren't promoting betting websites or "pick packages" or anything retarded like that.

Betting forums can be popular spots, and it could definitely drive more traffic here. How is that a bad thing?

I support the Bet Board.


jp90
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Paging Admins!

I'm just curious if you guys have looked into the potential of this board. Thought? Concerns?

Please weigh in on the matter so we can either get something rolling or have some closure.

Thanks


TigerFred
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re: Gonna Try This Again This Season: Bet Board
Please relax. These things take time. Check back in March.


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