Dedicated Sports Forum needed ???

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by bryandh, Dec 7, 2011.

  1. bryandh

    bryandh Funster

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    Here on Fun there are forums dedicated to all and sundry..... there are even some relating to Motor Home activities !! However, where do the sports enthusiasts both active and the armchair types (like me) go to vent their spleen or just exchange views about ....sporty stuff. Can we have, or do we want/need a Sports dedicated forum, with sub-forums included ? What do you think ?


    Regards, Bryan

    PS: Maybe it is hidden away some place already !
     
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  2. JJ

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    If I want to exchange serious points about sport rather than just a bit of banter, I log on to a different forum...:Wink:

    IMO, our Fun site should be kept to motorhome related stuff (both technical and social) and Fray Bentos Pies...

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    Sports:Laughing:

    do you mean like the FB pie rolling competition that gets quite competative with the funsters
    or
    FB frizbee, putt shot, long throw.

    JJ will be pleased with all these FB competitions :Blush::Blush:
     
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    Sound like a good idea, I've been asked before, and if it keeps JJ here then it has to be a good thing:Smile:
     
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    hilldweller Funster Life Member

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    Jim is selling advertising and subscriptions to a motorhome forum. What are those with the cash going to say if all they see is sport.

    There is an old saying for this "pissing in the soup".
     
  6. Jaws

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    Did it on the BIRD forum ages ago and it seems to work well .. An awfull lot of folk, male and female, have absolutely NO interest in sport at all..

    While your at it Jim, make a daughter forum in the belly locker for Daily Mail links :thumb: :Wink:
     
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    You could be right Brian. We do get quite a bit of sport stuff, maybe a dedicated area will mean that those not interested will see less of it. Or would it generate more:Doh: I'll give it some thought:thumb:
     
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    Sport, usually means football. So, I would go elsewhere.

    Craig
     
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    As Fray Bentos pies obviously form the mainstay of any athlete's healthy diet surely no other forum is needed is it? :Laughing:
     
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    I am not interested in DM based posts about immigration or benefits cheats and would love these items to have their own area so it would be even easier to avoid them... As it is I don't find it difficult to avoid them even now.

    Can't all Funsters manage to click on the items they are interested in?

    No need to quit the forum...

    JJ

     
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    If it aint there, you can't find it.........if it is there, you CAN ignore it, more diversity equals more members, which is better for all of us.:BigGrin:
     
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  12. Chris

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    True, but people arent going to be on this site unless they have a motorhome. The sponsors want to see bodies on the site and will not be interested too much in what they are discussing.

    If they were, they would have pulled the plug already:BigGrin:
     
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    I read it another way, as in click off to another thread like I already do with DM threads.
    Being a non sporty football type person I am all for a separate area that I can ignore.

    Nick
     
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  14. Terry

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    I thought THE U SHAPED LOUNGE was for such items :BigGrin: perhaps we could have SPORTS- THE U SHAPED LOUNGE :Doh:
    terry
     
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    [HI]Please note I still don't like football

    Hide it away deeply please[/HI] :thumb:
     
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    Or may be just a "season sport" thread? When it is Football world cup, when it is Rugby tournament, when it is Tour de France, or whatever it can be , Olympic games even....

    It worked very well with the Rugby lately.

    And if there are 2 main sports at the same time , we can see both of them on the front page in the U shaped lounge .

    I think if there is a special forum then all sports will be mixed up and we won't have the main one on the front page.


    Amicalement

    Frankie:BigGrin:
     
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    You know there are things that, without any real reason, gets your goat and winds you up ?
    There are some adverts like it, there are folk like it.. hell, there are even cars like it I expect...
    Well football is my knife to the brain subject
    I not only dislike it, I absolutely loath it to the point of it being an unhealthy obsession

    I appreciate there are a good many fans out there ( and not wishing to alienate myself too much I shall not go into detail ) but to me they are little better than god botherers, insisting that one and all should benefit from the 'game' as much as they do.

    I certainly would not spit a dummy out over folk posting their footy diatribe, same as the constant DM posts as I can simply ignore them, but wouldn't it be nice for all the like minded ( perhaps weak minded :Blush::Wink:) followers of footy fashion had their own wee section where they can bore the hell out of each other and not the rest of the prols ?
     
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    Apart from Rugby World Cups and the like, sporting posts are few and far between usually involving, seemingly, the only two teams who play football in the world. Judging from the near vitriolic reply I got from my last footie post it's just as well if sports posts are hidden away for members to find or not as they wish. :Wink:
     
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    Stop sitting on the fence and say what you mean.:Rofl1:
     
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    Oh you know me so well ! :Rofl1:
     
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