CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

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Re: CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

Postby owenshooter on Tue Aug 11, 2009 8:58 pm

samuelc812 wrote:Be satisfied or contribute yourself.

or just make a better newsletter with help from constructive criticism... you missed that option...-0
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Re: CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

Postby samuelc812 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 12:08 am

owenshooter wrote:
samuelc812 wrote:Be satisfied or contribute yourself.

or just make a better newsletter with help from constructive criticism... you missed that option...-0


The only constructive criticism in this thread has come from jbrettlip, and we are discussing the option of merging the newsletters. You on the other hand have not given any "constructive criticism", if you were to however, i'd be happy to listen. I'm happy to receive criticism as long as you mention how to improve the area receiving the criticism, instead of complaining and putting down someone who is trying to positively contribute to the newsletter.

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Re: CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

Postby GENERAL STONEHAM on Wed Aug 12, 2009 1:51 am

samuelc812 wrote:
owenshooter wrote:
samuelc812 wrote:Be satisfied or contribute yourself.

or just make a better newsletter with help from constructive criticism... you missed that option...-0


The only constructive criticism in this thread has come from jbrettlip, and we are discussing the option of merging the newsletters. You on the other hand have not given any "constructive criticism", if you were to however, i'd be happy to listen. I'm happy to receive criticism as long as you mention how to improve the area receiving the criticism, instead of complaining and putting down someone who is trying to positively contribute to the newsletter.

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Samuel, you're taking this personal. The criticism revolves around some noobie who CRITICIZED the Flame War Forum and those who enjoyed it.

What you perceived as personal attacks is what WE call constructive criticism. Sure it would be nice and only say good things about everything that has to do with C.C. and all the seperate outlets that is associated with it, but that's not reality or what goes on in the FREE WORLD. Certainly you don't want this place being run like North Korea, where dissent is considered traitorous.

How about this Samuel, start a thread challenging those who posted here and elsewhere to write a newsletter about Flame Wars past and how it helps and/or hurt C.C. You can have a "he said/she said" newsletter. I'm sure you would get a lot of responses from this proposal.

You do sound like you're open to having posters from all viewpoints write articles for C.C. and this would also involve those who feel somewhat betrayed by the present administrators of C.C.

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Re: CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

Postby samuelc812 on Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:34 am

GENERAL STONEHAM wrote:
samuelc812 wrote:
The only constructive criticism in this thread has come from jbrettlip, and we are discussing the option of merging the newsletters. You on the other hand have not given any "constructive criticism", if you were to however, i'd be happy to listen. I'm happy to receive criticism as long as you mention how to improve the area receiving the criticism, instead of complaining and putting down someone who is trying to positively contribute to the newsletter.

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Samuel, you're taking this personal. The criticism revolves around some noobie who CRITICIZED the Flame War Forum and those who enjoyed it.

What you perceived as personal attacks is what WE call constructive criticism. Sure it would be nice and only say good things about everything that has to do with C.C. and all the seperate outlets that is associated with it, but that's not reality or what goes on in the FREE WORLD. Certainly you don't want this place being run like North Korea, where dissent is considered traitorous.

How about this Samuel, start a thread challenging those who posted here and elsewhere to write a newsletter about Flame Wars past and how it helps and/or hurt C.C. You can have a "he said/she said" newsletter. I'm sure you would get a lot of responses from this proposal.

You do sound like you're open to having posters from all viewpoints write articles for C.C. and this would also involve those who feel somewhat betrayed by the present administrators of C.C.

Regards,
General Stoneham


I'm not taking this personally at all, i know full well that you are criticizing elfish_lad's article. If you are so upset about it, why not write an article saying how great flame wars was and how it benefited the site. I'm open to controversial articles being in the newsletter, some people enjoy reading them.

I do not see any personal attacks, but i also don't see any constructive criticism, it's just criticism, nothing constructive about it. I also don't expect only good things to be said about the newsletter, there are some people who will never, ever be satisfied with what the newsletter offers. It is something the editor just has to deal with. However, if these people just complain and complain and don't contribute to a solution than it's really not the fault of the Newsletter, we aren't forcing you to read the newsletter, if you're unhappy with it and are unwilling to be a part of the solution, then don't read it.

Respond with an article of your own, correcting his view. He is entitled to his personal opinion, so are you.

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Re: CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

Postby jbrettlip on Wed Aug 12, 2009 6:54 am

samuelc812 wrote:
owenshooter wrote:
samuelc812 wrote:Be satisfied or contribute yourself.

or just make a better newsletter with help from constructive criticism... you missed that option...-0


The only constructive criticism in this thread has come from jbrettlip, and we are discussing the option of merging the newsletters. You on the other hand have not given any "constructive criticism", if you were to however, i'd be happy to listen. I'm happy to receive criticism as long as you mention how to improve the area receiving the criticism, instead of complaining and putting down someone who is trying to positively contribute to the newsletter.

Regards,
samuelc812


For some odd reason, I take offense at that statement. I really need to try harder! HAHHAHAH

You know what might be interesting, for a new users perspective, is to run followups of the user, joining a clan, first clan war, getting flamed in GD, making a sig too large, first unjustified ban etc. It could be their own reality newsletter show.
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Re: CC News [Issue 14: 6-8-09] - Back to our Roots!

Postby Windparson on Tue Aug 18, 2009 1:59 am

Had to comment. Really enjoyed the new player article. I have been on CC now I think about 3 years, and it was interesting to see the parallels and differences that I saw in their viewpoint and my own from being in the same set of shoes! Great job.

I enjoy the newsletter, so keep up the good work.
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