What Has Happened?

Discussion in 'Older Championship Manager Titles Forum' started by Tom, Aug 3, 2004.

  1. Tom

    Tom That Nice Guy

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    Seriously, what has happened to these CM Forums?

    Its been on a long slippery slope for a long long time now, way back in 2002 the forum was bulging with REGULAR posters, we had discussions about aspects of the game and you had posters actually debating with each other.

    Now for some strange reason, that slowly started to disappear, with it going came more off topic threads in 2003. Then, when CM0304 came out the silly threads started to slightly disperse and we had a small influx of decent threads, but more importantly NOT regular posters.

    Now into 2004 we seem to have lost both these things, the only threads we seem to get now are of 3 different varieties.

    1. Quite simply the question thread, applicable in any forum and this is what we are here for, that is fine.

    2. Network games, for the love of god.

    3. Threads about peoples clubs, we seem to have so many threads where someone is talking about their clubs, ive also found that it is hard to post in one of these if you havent read the first 5 pages or something. It was my idea to suggest a stories forum all those years ago, we got one, no-one ever used it! Also, come on, be honest with yourself, its bloody boring reading endless drivel about someone elses game, sure it is funny when you're reading one by someone you've known for ages (e.g. Calumn, Liam, Alex, Ruud or Rony for me) but when its some noob who doesnt post in ANY other thread what is the point.

    There is no personal attachment or emotion to someone who you dont 'know', why do i want to read about someones story who has 4 posts all of them about himself. No thanks.

    Where have the threads gone about aspects of the game? Predictions? Wishlists? Things that could be changed? How things work?

    It seems that these forums have become less and less inteligent as the years have progressed, we simply dont get threads that at all require an ounce of inteligence to answer, the only threads that may be 'deep' enough to warrant some kind of discussion ARE threads about peoples games, but ive already highlighted the problem with these.

    Theres two things wrong with this forum,

    1. The 3 reasons i stated above for the sheer ****ness of the threads that we currently house

    and 2. Where on earth are the regular users? I remember when we had 10 or so regular posters, that slowly went down and down. Now im not naming names but the people who post regularly know who they are.

    Noobs come and go, but usually you get the odd few who stay the length, it seems that now THAT isnt happening anymore, and slowly but surelly all of the older members and past-regular posters are moving on too. It seems only a matter of time before I and other users do that too unless this forum somehow picks itself up.

    TROD.
     
  2. Áļéאָ

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    only thing I can say-add is that the forum is not phun for me anymore. I find hard to even post in here. I think Im just doing it because I got used to doing so :rolleyes:
     
  3. Gooner4Life

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    Yeh, this forum does seem kind of dead. I joined thinking it was active, but I was wrong:kader:
     
  4. rpvankasteren

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    I agree. There's no more joy in the posts. And therefore no joy in reading.
     
  5. Ebonix

    Ebonix YELLOW CARD - Sarcasm

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    What more can you expect, this CM has come to the end of its life, everyone has gone over every aspect of the game at least once. Thats why there is no joy in posts because its hard to be over joyed about something you've experienced 3 times already.
     
  6. champdave

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    Re: What Has Happened?

    :ewan:

    We should bring back voetballiefhebb to bring a new bit of controversy and anti-americanism back.
     
  7. jonnybarnes

    jonnybarnes Youth Team

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    Just wait, younger people will start posting again and take your postions.Just wait till football manager comes out and their are some things to talk about.

    Hopefully itll be a new match engine which has better defenders(e.g no more looney mc) then well be trying t crack that engine, and we wont know which are the absolutely key tctics will we.
     
  8. champdave

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    And hopefully some more unknown Belarusians for us to share :ewan:
     
  9. jonnybarnes

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    Hopefully, though i suspecct that sigames will be trying to reduce the number of any stupidy overated unkonwn players in the game.
     
  10. champdave

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    How do you know that he isn't a fantastic finisher in real life? (Tsigalko that is) The CM (or FM) team are a respected team of scouts.
     
  11. jonnybarnes

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    he could well be an excellent finisher but, sorry if im discriminating here, i dint think thre are many belarusian strikers that could cut it in the top leagues of the world.
     
  12. Goalie233

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    Damn, you guys are super de duper elitists. It's only ok for people you've known for a while to post about their games? Thats a crock of shiz dude. Just because you've been around for longer than someone else doesn't make you superior.
     
  13. SRB

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    i don't think he necessarily means superior. its just that there were people here who knew each other for a while before any of us newbies were here, and at that point this game was quite new, so they all posted and kinda made a group together. by now, most of those people are gone and a lot of people who post here now ask simple questions. in any case, i'm hoping the regulars here will change their opinions once FM and CM5 come out. even if the regulars don't come back, there's nothing that says new regulars like us newbies right now can't be made.
     
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    I try to post but my pics never work anymore so i got fed up trying.
     
  15. Fernandez

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    I am always busy, but I try to post when there is time.
     
  16. PaPaGeorGeo

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    Im back at school now so im not really posting anywhere to much
     
  17. jonnybarnes

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    Well im on my summer holidays for the next month and a half. Yay.
     
  18. champdave

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    My summer holidays have been since June 7th, and last until the Sept 27th. Like uni ones (H)
     
  19. PSVFOREVER

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    wtf?? We have holiday from july 7th I think, till September 5th
     
  20. Sir Calumn

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    It's because I dont post here anymore :p Ever since I resigned as a mod and left, it's gone downhill ;)
     
      

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