Recruiting Recruiting Sub-Forum? Please vote!

Discussion in 'Recruiting' started by MattRock, Aug 13, 2018.

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Should we create a sub-forum under Men's Basketball for recruiting?

Poll closed Aug 20, 2018.
  1. Yes

    72 vote(s)
    58.5%
  2. No

    51 vote(s)
    41.5%
  1. MattRock

    MattRock Co-Founder Staff Member Top Member

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    Let's have a vote...
     
  2. 2012Ram

    2012Ram Legend Top Member

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    Awesome! Would love to see this!
     
  3. CvilleRAM

    CvilleRAM Starter Top Member

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    It's the #1 reason I hop on RN everyday, particularly in the off-season.
     
  4. dsilvester

    dsilvester 6th Man Top Member

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    I'm here for the Recruiting, but it does not need a separate forum.
     
  5. N Mollen

    N Mollen Legend Top Member

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    I agree. There is a big difference between "I want recruiting news" and "I want recruiting news in a separate forum."
     
  6. duncanlamb

    duncanlamb Legend Top Member

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    How about enforcing guidelines to keep non basketball topics like "vcu and papa johns" and the "elimination of gold rush dancers" off the basketball forum. That is stuff that clogs the basketball forum.
     
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  7. 2012Ram

    2012Ram Legend Top Member

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    Nah. There are 8 of your threads on the first page right now, and you've taken to bumping them with a random tweet or vid when they fall off. You're not going to stop spamming them, so at least with a dedicated subforum it would all be contained in one spot. Solves both the complaints of the recruiting thread being too difficult to navigate and the first page being cluttered.

    A little organization never hurt anyone, either. I envision something like:

    • 2019
      • All Targets and Offers (Stickied)
      • Cut Lists/Official Visitors (Stickied)
      • 4* PF L'Carpetron Dookmarriott cut us to his list of 351
      • 3* PG Jackmerius Tacktheritrix says of vcu "its nice"
      • 3* SF Hingle McCringleberry puts his toilet paper roll on backwards
    • 2020
      • etc
      • etc
     
  8. SpiderRAM

    SpiderRAM Legend Top Member

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    Love this example of organized recruiting info!
     
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  9. duncanlamb

    duncanlamb Legend Top Member

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    What was last positive thing you actually posted on this forum?

    Your posting activity has been limited to 5 things over the past 9 months:

    1. Engaging with me in a meanng less stars debate.
    2. Engaging with other posters using a condescending arrogant attitude.
    3. Ripping the coaching staff for not recruiting at level you like
    4. Calling for the release of players on the current roster.
    5. Trolling me.

    Aside from that, you haven't brought anything comstructive here in awhile.
     
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  10. 2012Ram

    2012Ram Legend Top Member

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    Well, believe it or not, unrelenting and unquestioning positivity isn't a requirement for fandom - nor is it the virtue folks make it out to be. I've noticed some of the folks that pride themselves on being so positive can be really, really nasty to folks that have a different point of view.

    As to the rest, I don't really have any interest in bogging down this thread - or really any thread - but especially one that hopefully leads to a nice change for the forum with a back and forth with you.
     
  11. DickLawRam

    DickLawRam All-Star

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    let me suggest that we move everything VCU basketball related to a subthread so we can talk about abolishing the Gold Rush dancers and what should be on the basketball subthread on the main page full-time.
     
  12. Rams4Life

    Rams4Life Starter Top Member

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    What happened to updating the recruiting tab on the menu bar? If that were consistently updated it would be easy to track who the coaches are after. This way you don't have to sort through the back & forth in the recruiting thread and you don't have to create a new thread for every kid. Highlight videos for each player could be posted in the recruiting tab without having to make new threads. I think an official visit is worth a new thread though, as there's a real chance at that point. The recruiting news is great, it just needs to be streamlined a little bit.

    Just throwing out a suggestion that could be a compromise to both sides of this without having to make huge changes. You could even sticky a link to the recruiting tab in the main basketball forum just to make it more visible.
     
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  13. buckwheat

    buckwheat Legend Top Member

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    What about band nerd drama?
     
  14. DickLawRam

    DickLawRam All-Star

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    I knew I was missing something.
     
  15. velosteram

    velosteram Scholarship Top Member

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    I'm in support of this if it's in a form similar to 2012's proposal. If there's going to be an entire recruiting sub-forum it has to be all encompassing and easy to navigate
     

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