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Hypothetical Matches in GM: What should be done?

  • Add new GM subforum - Hypothetical Matches

    Votes: 22 59.5%
  • Give thread starters an infraction for forum disruption

    Votes: 4 10.8%
  • Do nothing. This is just a phase.

    Votes: 10 27.0%
  • Other

    Votes: 1 2.7%

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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited)
Not exactly sure where this thread should go, but I'm starting it here so everyone knows about it. Of course, admins may move it at their discretion.

Individual hypothetical match threads can be fun, but one can easily see that they can soon flood GM. Some people believe they may be part of a concerted effort to disrupt the forum and should be deleted and the thread starter infracted. Others might be willing to just ignore them if not interested and let them stay. I and probably many others believe they deserve their own sub-forum. Perhaps the moderators are forming their own opinion, but it might be good to see what most think about it beforehand.

I'll put up a poll.

Options will be:

1. Add new GM subforum - Hypothetical Matches (Or Hypothetical Match Discussion, *or just Hypothetical Discussions to be all inclusive, but then that takes a bit more judgement)
2. Give thread starters an infraction for forum disruption
3. Do nothing. This is just a phase.
4. Other (suggest)

*Edited

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Matches"

Oooh, I like that idea. I don't know about details of subforums and stuff like that, but a dedicated place for hypothetical matches that isn't general messages would be great.
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Normaly your thread doesnt belong here, but since we need to adress this issue asap it must be aproved. This is getting out of hand along with Dimitrov threads.

We need a subforum with future matches and results, this way there will no spoilers. The hypo matches can be also included which makes it perfect.

I also want to nominate meself as a Mod candidate.

Edit: I picked other, but I fully support a new subforum.
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Thanks for your early responses and support. Let's see what happens.

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

This, and permutations and combinations of the same theme - eg "who had the higher peak" etc.
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

I don't really see the point of hypothetical match threads.
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Can it be on "Advanced Discussions"?
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Right now a lot is going on, but will there enough activity to sustain a sub-forum?
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Right now a lot is going on, but will there enough activity to sustain a sub-forum?
Thats what worried me at first, but if we combine the future matches along with results it will provide enough activity.
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Well, for start just close all those threads, and bring the rule that would revolutionize this forum, and that's a possibility of losing thread opening privileges. Once you get 3 of your threads closed, you're not allowed to open new threads for at least something like 3 months.

Would be a great way of dealing with all those attention whores.
 

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Re: GM Proposal: Add new GM SubForum "Hypothetical Match Discussion"

Well, for start just close all those threads, and bring the rule that would revolutionize this forum, and that's a possibility of losing thread opening privileges. Once you get 3 of your threads closed, you're not allowed to open new threads for at least something like 3 months.

Would be a great way of dealing with all those attention whores.
Just some random gif to divert attention.

 

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Some good ideas here. Thanks.

Changed thread title, in line with a more general name for the sub-forum, but it would require additional judgement on what additional items constitute hypothetical disc..

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I just assumed 90% of the recent ones were parody threads.
 

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Great idea.

Let all the geeks and tragics discuss fantasy match-ups elsewhere. I would also like to see the word "peak" banned from being used in thread titles.
 

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YES

For fuck's sake

Sooooo many asinine threads recently

I hope it happens, and clears GM of all these " WWW if Sampras met Julius Caesar" type threads.
Which surface? :p
 

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Move these threads to their own subforum

Also ban the "who is more talented" threads
 
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