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03-11-2013, 02:24 PM
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One of the Frames would need to be this then

Perfect. Omg MTL fans would burn down our board.

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03-11-2013, 02:27 PM
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Do something about how Semin wouldn't crack the Pens/Red Wings/Devils lineup.

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03-11-2013, 02:30 PM
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The Cam Ward should say Montreal actual 06 Champs
There's going to be enough bandwagoners that we could get away with doing a Justin Williams or Cory Stillman one that says that.

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There's going to be enough bandwagoners that we could get away with doing a Justin Williams or Cory Stillman one that says that.
I was wondering about that. As a mod, how do you guys handle the bandwagon rush come playoff time?

I seem to recall the Hawks board kind of exploded after they won the Cup...

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03-11-2013, 02:36 PM
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Yeah there's a fine line. The B's fans go away with their 911 crap for their cup year, but our anti-Bandwagon avatars were squashed FAST.

On the other hand if we handle things the right way with this, making fun of EVERYONE, it could work.

say:
Frame 1: Eric Staal
Frame 2: stats
Frame 3: overrated, Fleury was the obvious choice at #1

Frame 1: Alexander Semin
Frame 2: stats
Frame 3: total cancer, reason for the Caps failures

Frame 1: Jiri Tlusty
Frame 2: stats
Frame 3: Not good enough to break the Leafs top 9

Frame 1: Justin Faulk
Frame 2: stats, rookie all-star team
Frame 3: overrated, Jon Merrill's clearly the better prospect

Frame 1: Cam Ward
Frame 2: 06 Conn Smythe winner
Frame 3: Total fluke, Oilers deserved that cup

etc.
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Dives so often he owns scuba gear

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03-11-2013, 02:50 PM
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I was wondering about that. As a mod, how do you guys handle the bandwagon rush come playoff time?

I seem to recall the Hawks board kind of exploded after they won the Cup...
wish I could tell you on that one. It's been WAY too long since we've had a nice long playoff run. I can't see our board taking off THAT much but I can see us adding another couple dozen regulars pretty easily, maybe a bit more. We might add Tarheel as a mod here as well (since he's BoH board), but the globals like me tend to fix the mess short term. The more active the board the more moderators we tend to add. For instance we have 2 covering our board right now, while SJ and LA both have 4, and Vancouver has 8 covering their board.

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03-11-2013, 03:05 PM
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If we don't go with the "wouldn't crack the Leaf's lineup" theme, I will be so disappointed.

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03-11-2013, 03:18 PM
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If we don't go with the "wouldn't crack the Leaf's lineup" theme, I will be so disappointed.
It won't go over well with the higher ups. Too much of a target towards one particular fanbase. I'm honestly still trying to figure out how some Bruins fans got away with the 911 crap and even that was less directed. Only places it's workable are with Harrison, Brent, and Tlusty.

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It won't go over well with the higher ups. Too much of a target towards one particular fanbase. I'm honestly still trying to figure out how some Bruins fans got away with the 911 crap and even that was less directed. Only places it's workable are with Harrison, Brent, and Tlusty.
Agreed here. If we go that route, I like the idea of spreading the love (or the hate) as it were. How about for Skinner "Couture deserved the Calder?"

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03-11-2013, 03:33 PM
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We need to use at least Tlusty for the "Couldn't crack the Leafs lineup". I mean, come on.

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We need to use at least Tlusty for the "Couldn't crack the Leafs lineup". I mean, come on.
Oh I have no problem with that one.

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03-11-2013, 04:12 PM
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Agreed here. If we go that route, I like the idea of spreading the love (or the hate) as it were. How about for Skinner "Couture deserved the Calder?"
Yeah, that's probably the best solution, hit on whoever the detractor was for each player, which can include Harrison/Tlusty not cracking the Leaf's lineup. I'm sure we can find something for each player and "spread the hate"

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Yeah, that's probably the best solution, hit on whoever the detractor was for each player, which can include Harrison/Tlusty not cracking the Leaf's lineup. I'm sure we can find something for each player and "spread the hate"
The difficult thing to do is to address players that don't really have detractors (aside from our own posters). I mean what do you do for guys like Bowman, Brent, Dwyer, Nash, Terry, Wallace, Westgarth, and even to an extent LaRose?

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03-11-2013, 06:38 PM
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Didn't the avatars trolling Buffalo have to be removed? Not to be the nancy to point it out but might just want it to be "Wouldn't crack your lineup"

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Didn't the avatars trolling Buffalo have to be removed? Not to be the nancy to point it out but might just want it to be "Wouldn't crack your lineup"
Are you talking about the "meme" avatars? I swear someone had "Buffalo's greatest victory" for a long time

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03-11-2013, 06:45 PM
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Are you talking about the "meme" avatars? I swear someone had "Buffalo's greatest victory" for a long time
Yeah pretty sure they had to get rid of them because it was considered trolling

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03-11-2013, 07:06 PM
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Are you talking about the "meme" avatars? I swear someone had "Buffalo's greatest victory" for a long time
That was me. I just ended up changing it to this one because I had it forever. No one asked me to change or anything, surprisingly. But then I rarely venture off this board except to Football, and threads here and there on the main, entertainment and lounge.

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Maybe I'm crazy then

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Nah you're not. Some had to be gotten rid of, I remember, but I guess somehow I slipped through the cracks for months.

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03-12-2013, 01:56 PM
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What about a blazing saddles theme where we replace the offensive words with adjectives describing the Canes.

Example: We can't afford to lose no horses: cut to Eric and Skinner: Send over a couple of divers.

Or you can go with a simple "Up yours diver"

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03-12-2013, 09:15 PM
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No Blazing Saddles and please no Breaking Bad.

I vote something to do with "garbage franchise". GP kids or something.

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"Justin Faulk: not good enough to play in the AHL"

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No Blazing Saddles and please no Breaking Bad.

I vote something to do with "garbage franchise". GP kids or something.
Card 1: Jiri Tlusty (plus stats)
Card 2: Couldn't be a stickboy for the Leafs (with Leafs logo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1: Justin Faulk (plus stats)
Card 2: Not as good as an AHLer (with Gardiner's roster photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1 Jeff Skinner (plus stats)
Card 2: Couture should have won the Calder (with Couture's draft photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1: Eric Staal (plus stats)
Card 2: Jordan's better (Jordan's old Pens roster photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1: Cam Ward (plus stats)
Card 2: Just got lucky (Picture of Cam holding the Conn Smythe)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

What about that sort of concept?

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03-12-2013, 10:18 PM
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Card 1: Jiri Tlusty (plus stats)
Card 2: Couldn't be a stickboy for the Leafs (with Leafs logo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1: Justin Faulk (plus stats)
Card 2: Not as good as an AHLer (with Gardiner's roster photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1 Jeff Skinner (plus stats)
Card 2: Couture should have won the Calder (with Couture's draft photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1: Eric Staal (plus stats)
Card 2: Jordan's better (Jordan's old Pens roster photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

Card 1: Cam Ward (plus stats)
Card 2: Just got lucky (Picture of Cam holding the Conn Smythe)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

What about that sort of concept?
Love it. I vote for this.

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Card 1 Jeff Skinner (plus stats)
Card 2: Couture should have won the Calder (with Couture's draft photo)
Card 3: JR's Junkyard

What about that sort of concept?
I think the second piece should say "Secondary Assists" and show a picture of Couture. Otherwise, I like this idea. Combines a couple of good ideas in this thread.

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