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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby ask me2 on Mon Sep 19, 2011 8:59 pm

notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?



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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby macbone on Mon Sep 19, 2011 9:14 pm

Haters gotta hate. =)

Thanks for the fun, guys!
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby Crazyirishman on Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:24 pm

Haha 6 months premium, the contest im holding gives out 1 years worth, you need to step up your game CC
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby Army of GOD on Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:55 pm

Crazyirishman wrote:Haha 6 months premium, the contest im holding gives out 1 years worth, you need to step up your game CC


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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby byrdman37 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:17 am

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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby dougal4chaos on Tue Sep 20, 2011 1:32 am

people are on the foe list for a reason.
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby init2win it on Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:28 am

Hell no !! they on there coz they are total dick heads..... maybe next year :lol:
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby BunnRee on Tue Sep 20, 2011 4:56 am

I have removed all seven (7) of my foes. Been playing since Sept. 5, 2009 and it has taken me this long to get seven (7). So JefJef :roll: you have another chance along with the other six (6). Bee
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby TheSaxlad on Tue Sep 20, 2011 9:48 am

notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby keane on Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:04 am

I had a look down my foes but I can't see anyone there I'd like to play again. In fact the process just reminded me of someone else i wanted to foe, so I actually have more foes now than before :)
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby notyou2 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:20 am

TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?


Not sure what FAMO means, however, thanks for the response. Your explanation seems appropriate at face value.

However, I personnally do not have anyone foed.

My issue is with the senior management. This whole thing seems contrary to their advise and contrary to their actions. They have permanently foed (banned) some players on dubious issues and have since declared permanenet bans no longer exist, yet they are unwilling to allow re-entry of the dubiously permanently banned players. Does this seem in the spirit to you?

I call it two faced bull shit and I believe it is cheap and dishonest. If you are going to make policy then stick with it and right your wrongs.
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby timrs2001 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:56 am

But my foes worked so hard to get on that list...
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby AndyDufresne on Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:58 am

notyou2 wrote:
My issue is with the senior management. This whole thing seems contrary to their advise and contrary to their actions. They have permanently foed (banned) some players on dubious issues and have since declared permanenet bans no longer exist, yet they are unwilling to allow re-entry of the dubiously permanently banned players. Does this seem in the spirit to you?

I call it two faced bull shit and I believe it is cheap and dishonest. If you are going to make policy then stick with it and right your wrongs.


I think you are looking too far into a simple event by the Entertainment Team. There is no grand conspiracy. The event is just to promote fun gameplaying. :)

timrs2001 wrote:But my foes worked so hard to get on that list...


Then focus on the 'Make a new friend' part of the event! :D


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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby timrs2001 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 10:58 am

TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?


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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby timrs2001 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:06 am

So we can't just join a game? We have to send a private message first?
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby Buff McKagan on Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:15 am

jus` wonderin`

I sent my PM yesterday and I don`t appear to have appeared in any of the games I sent numbers for. Any reason for that?
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby TheSaxlad on Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:24 pm

I didn't get a pm from you buff.

If you want 1v1's then pm me, if not Im sure Gilligan will be doing it in the near future.
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby TheSaxlad on Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:28 pm

notyou2 wrote:
TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?


Not sure what FAMO means, however, thanks for the response. Your explanation seems appropriate at face value.

However, I personnally do not have anyone foed.

My issue is with the senior management. This whole thing seems contrary to their advise and contrary to their actions. They have permanently foed (banned) some players on dubious issues and have since declared permanenet bans no longer exist, yet they are unwilling to allow re-entry of the dubiously permanently banned players. Does this seem in the spirit to you?

I call it two faced bull shit and I believe it is cheap and dishonest. If you are going to make policy then stick with it and right your wrongs.


I get this, however this event was my idea, as Andy said to promote fun gameplaying. The Perma-bans situation was before my time, before I even joined CC.

You make a point that I have heard others make, but unfortunately I am not the one who makes the grand decisions behind conquer club. My role is to provide entertainment. So enjoy yourself if you can, and if your unable to then I apologise and Ill strive to do better next time.

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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby Gillipig on Tue Sep 20, 2011 3:04 pm

notyou2 wrote:
TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?


Not sure what FAMO means, however, thanks for the response. Your explanation seems appropriate at face value.

However, I personnally do not have anyone foed.

My issue is with the senior management. This whole thing seems contrary to their advise and contrary to their actions. They have permanently foed (banned) some players on dubious issues and have since declared permanenet bans no longer exist, yet they are unwilling to allow re-entry of the dubiously permanently banned players. Does this seem in the spirit to you?

I call it two faced bull shit and I believe it is cheap and dishonest. If you are going to make policy then stick with it and right your wrongs.

FAMO stands for "Foe And Move On". Encouraging players to foe those they don't like and move on instead of engaging in pointless arguments with them. I think it's a good concept although I'm not much of a "foe'r". I know some players foe others for very small reasons or no reasons at all. I remember someone publiced his foe list in a thread and it had hundreds of names on it including mine. Despite I've never played against him or exchanged words with him I was on that list so some people could probably need to lose a few foes. I imagine I'm on quite a lot of foe lists considering my low attendance lol
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby JOHNNYROCKET24 on Tue Sep 20, 2011 5:16 pm

you get a medal if you win a 1 vs 1 ?
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby Gilligan on Wed Sep 21, 2011 12:48 pm

Quite a few 2v2 games left!
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby erv on Wed Sep 21, 2011 1:27 pm

always out for a new people but if you are on my ignore list, you aint getting off it :) ever :) :twisted:
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby notyou2 on Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:55 pm

TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:
TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?


Not sure what FAMO means, however, thanks for the response. Your explanation seems appropriate at face value.

However, I personnally do not have anyone foed.

My issue is with the senior management. This whole thing seems contrary to their advise and contrary to their actions. They have permanently foed (banned) some players on dubious issues and have since declared permanenet bans no longer exist, yet they are unwilling to allow re-entry of the dubiously permanently banned players. Does this seem in the spirit to you?

I call it two faced bull shit and I believe it is cheap and dishonest. If you are going to make policy then stick with it and right your wrongs.


I get this, however this event was my idea, as Andy said to promote fun gameplaying. The Perma-bans situation was before my time, before I even joined CC.

You make a point that I have heard others make, but unfortunately I am not the one who makes the grand decisions behind conquer club. My role is to provide entertainment. So enjoy yourself if you can, and if your unable to then I apologise and Ill strive to do better next time.

TSL


Sax, I understand the concept and you are to be commended for taking the initiative to try and make this a better place. I am not criticizing what you are attempting and no need to apologize. I stated what I wanted to say.

Good luck with your event, and thanks for the response.

I just find the whole thing ironic as you have the blessing of the site (and obviously senior decision making staff) that permanently foes members for dubious reasons.
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby ws1 on Wed Sep 21, 2011 9:51 pm

Hey how about putting up some unlimit forts on these 1 vs 1 games
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Re: Make a New Friend Event 2011!

Postby Gilligan on Thu Sep 22, 2011 9:47 am

notyou2 wrote:
TheSaxlad wrote:
notyou2 wrote:I don't get this. The staff continues to tell patrons to foe others if they don't like them, yet brings out this program......Is anyone else confused by this lack of direction?


Yes FAMO is the official position.

However sometimes it is nice to give people another chance, maybe they've changed since last time, maybe they've become better? Of course still use the foe list how it should be used, but perhaps give someone on there a chance to redeem themselves?


Not sure what FAMO means, however, thanks for the response. Your explanation seems appropriate at face value.

However, I personnally do not have anyone foed.

My issue is with the senior management. This whole thing seems contrary to their advise and contrary to their actions. They have permanently foed (banned) some players on dubious issues and have since declared permanenet bans no longer exist, yet they are unwilling to allow re-entry of the dubiously permanently banned players. Does this seem in the spirit to you?

I call it two faced bull shit and I believe it is cheap and dishonest. If you are going to make policy then stick with it and right your wrongs.


This is not an act of management...It won't be replacing FAMO (Foe And Move On). Hence the Friend or Unfoe. No one is forcing anyone to do either of these options. If you don't want to unfoe anyone, don't. It's a suggestion, if you will.
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Triples Achievement (3) Quadruples Achievement (3) Terminator Achievement (3) Assassin Achievement (3) Manual Troops Achievement (3)
Freestyle Achievement (4) Polymorphic Achievement (2) Nuclear Spoils Achievement (3) Fog of War Achievement (4) Trench Warfare Achievement (3)
Speed Achievement (4) Teammate Achievement (3) Random Map Achievement (3) Cross-Map Achievement (4) Beta Map Achievement (2)
Battle Royale Achievement (3) Bot Achievement (2) Ratings Achievement (4) Tournament Achievement (30) General Achievement (32)

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