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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby MyTurnToWin on Thu Jan 01, 2009 6:05 pm

Great!!!! Thanks so very much. =D>
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby Natali on Thu Jan 01, 2009 7:08 pm

I totally support it! Bravo! =D>
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby Aradhus on Thu Jan 01, 2009 7:13 pm

So.. How much research was actually done on this subject? (Or did the "research" amount to 20 to 30 regulars everyday screaming "farmers farmers kill them ban them they ruin teh siiiteeeeee!" until the admin couldn't take it anymore..

1 - If somebody sent me a personal message minutes after I joined this site, asking me if I wanted to play a game, I would have thought "wow, this looks like a friendly place."

2 - Would I have gotten my ass kicked? Yes, actually my first game I did get my ass kicked, and I'm pretty positive that stands for about 99%(at least) of all the players that join CC. Regardless of who they played.

3 - If there was research done on farming etc, new players, the like, is it available to the'community'? Can I read it, andwas any information compiled on freestyle team farming, uh I mean games. Freestyle team games, I said farming, I meant games.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby demonfork on Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:20 pm

Aradhus wrote:So.. How much research was actually done on this subject? (Or did the "research" amount to 20 to 30 regulars everyday screaming "farmers farmers kill them ban them they ruin teh siiiteeeeee!" until the admin couldn't take it anymore..

1 - If somebody sent me a personal message minutes after I joined this site, asking me if I wanted to play a game, I would have thought "wow, this looks like a friendly place."

2 - Would I have gotten my ass kicked? Yes, actually my first game I did get my ass kicked, and I'm pretty positive that stands for about 99%(at least) of all the players that join CC. Regardless of who they played.

3 - If there was research done on farming etc, new players, the like, is it available to the'community'? Can I read it, andwas any information compiled on freestyle team farming, uh I mean games. Freestyle team games, I said farming, I meant games.



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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby AndyDufresne on Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:30 pm

Investigations regarding serious farming tactics were conducted, which lead us to the gross abuse. Research of hard numbers was done by lack, the results of which were the limiting of maps and settings where New Recruits were often targetted by Farmers/difficult first play settings. Lack may release his hard numbers at a later date, after some reevaluation and additional time.


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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby The Neon Peon on Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:36 pm

Now, that is more like it!
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby Paddy The Cat on Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:39 pm

Aradhus wrote:So.. How much research was actually done on this subject? (Or did the "research" amount to 20 to 30 regulars everyday screaming "farmers farmers kill them ban them they ruin teh siiiteeeeee!" until the admin couldn't take it anymore..

1 - If somebody sent me a personal message minutes after I joined this site, asking me if I wanted to play a game, I would have thought "wow, this looks like a friendly place."

2 - Would I have gotten my ass kicked? Yes, actually my first game I did get my ass kicked, and I'm pretty positive that stands for about 99%(at least) of all the players that join CC. Regardless of who they played.

3 - If there was research done on farming etc, new players, the like, is it available to the'community'? Can I read it, andwas any information compiled on freestyle team farming, uh I mean games. Freestyle team games, I said farming, I meant games.


It doesn't matter... Lack runs the Site, and when in his house it's his rules.

I never "newbie farmed" but was never against it... but if it's now an official rule then it's all the same as multis, secret diplomacy, etc., whether someone agrees or not THAT'S THE WAY IT IS.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby Iron Butterfly on Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:56 pm

Rules don't apply to farmers dontcha know.

There just plain unfair in their fun little world.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby kmhebert on Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:58 pm

Heh I don't see the problem with it, newbie farming that is. They have to win now and then right? That would seem to level the playing field somewhat. I know I lose to cooks now and then. But whatever.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby Jeff Hardy on Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:08 pm

GENERAL STONEHAM wrote:There are way too may over-ranked pussies out there in C.C. Land. Most of these gender-confused assholes play together on teams. Why? Because they can rely on most of these newbies to either deadbeat or fail, due to their lack of knowledge of the game they're playing.

Look at all the Doubles, Triples and so on games where you have all these high rank players, play on the same team, who prey on these newbies. Obviously, these sewer dwellers are more concerned about their precious points and won't RISK it by playing others of the same rank.

It's about time we either stop this practice OR find a new point system that hurt those who constantly play inexperienced players or teams.

so you think playing with players you can trust should be against the rules?

we high ranked players dont play with other high ranked players because they are high ranked, we do it because we know they are good players and wont mess up

if a field marshall wasnt very good i wouldnt play on his team even though he has a good rank and if you were as good as, for example, karelpietertje or King_Herpes then id play with you too, no matter what your rank

and when we play together we make 90% of our games so anyone can join
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby GENERAL STONEHAM on Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:22 pm

Jeff Hardy wrote:
GENERAL STONEHAM wrote:There are way too may over-ranked pussies out there in C.C. Land. Most of these gender-confused assholes play together on teams. Why? Because they can rely on most of these newbies to either deadbeat or fail, due to their lack of knowledge of the game they're playing.

Look at all the Doubles, Triples and so on games where you have all these high rank players, play on the same team, who prey on these newbies. Obviously, these sewer dwellers are more concerned about their precious points and won't RISK it by playing others of the same rank.

It's about time we either stop this practice OR find a new point system that hurt those who constantly play inexperienced players or teams.

so you think playing with players you can trust should be against the rules?

we high ranked players dont play with other high ranked players because they are high ranked, we do it because we know they are good players and wont mess up

if a field marshall wasnt very good i wouldnt play on his team even though he has a good rank and if you were as good as, for example, karelpietertje or King_Herpes then id play with you too, no matter what your rank

and when we play together we make 90% of our games so anyone can join




Yep, you and your over-ranked friends make 90% of your games, so anyone can join. You're so scared to lose points, you and your pussy friends always set up games, so you can easily win.

I'm sure you and your cherished friends use "date rape drugs", so you know you'll score with the chicks. How masterful of you! What a stud!
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby qeee1 on Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:25 pm

good call.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby gimil on Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:03 pm

kmhebert wrote:Heh I don't see the problem with it, newbie farming that is. They have to win now and then right? That would seem to level the playing field somewhat. I know I lose to cooks now and then. But whatever.


The problem is that farming can create a bad first impression on new players which can in turn lead to a new member not returning to the site. Obviously this means that the chance of them purchasing premium is pretty low (bad for business). CC needs memberships to continue to operate.

The scoreboard is also there to keep track of skill. As many have argued, if you are 'farming' members because it increases your chance of winning rather than playing someone to show your skill level, that skews the scoreboard.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby Downey on Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:17 pm

GENERAL STONEHAM wrote:
Jeff Hardy wrote:
GENERAL STONEHAM wrote:There are way too may over-ranked pussies out there in C.C. Land. Most of these gender-confused assholes play together on teams. Why? Because they can rely on most of these newbies to either deadbeat or fail, due to their lack of knowledge of the game they're playing.

Look at all the Doubles, Triples and so on games where you have all these high rank players, play on the same team, who prey on these newbies. Obviously, these sewer dwellers are more concerned about their precious points and won't RISK it by playing others of the same rank.

It's about time we either stop this practice OR find a new point system that hurt those who constantly play inexperienced players or teams.

so you think playing with players you can trust should be against the rules?

we high ranked players dont play with other high ranked players because they are high ranked, we do it because we know they are good players and wont mess up

if a field marshall wasnt very good i wouldnt play on his team even though he has a good rank and if you were as good as, for example, karelpietertje or King_Herpes then id play with you too, no matter what your rank

and when we play together we make 90% of our games so anyone can join




Yep, you and your over-ranked friends make 90% of your games, so anyone can join. You're so scared to lose points, you and your pussy friends always set up games, so you can easily win.

I'm sure you and your cherished friends use "date rape drugs", so you know you'll score with the chicks. How masterful of you! What a stud!


I think the second statement was a bit uncalled for.
Jeff's statement was perfectly fine. I would play with people I trust not to f*ck up as well.
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Re: New Years Resolution: Newbie Farming is not Cool.

Postby lucybeercan on Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:24 pm

bravo. =D>
i expect a changing of the guard on the scoreboard will be soon to follow...
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