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#1 SneakyPenguin

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 12:55 AM

Now, I have no idea how difficult this would be, but is it possible to have the group function expanded to have non-mod groups? I ask, because recently, there has been a lot of factioning among the members, most notably my grammar gestapo and dcfox's misspelling ninjas (formerly ran by Jsweeney).

Now, I have no clue how difficult this would be to do, or possible consequences, but I was just curious. It might be fun.

Or it could explode in your face. I'll say sorry in advance.

EDIT: Poll added.

By four o'clock I've discounted suicide in favor of killing everyone else in the entire world instead.


#2 Gothic Walrus

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:02 AM

Now, I have no clue how difficult this would be to do, or possible consequences, but I was just curious. It might be fun.

Or it could explode in your face. I'll say sorry in advance.


I really think that this would be a bad thing for the site...especially if things get out of hand. We can be cliquey enough; in my eyes, we don't need to divide up the user base any more than it already is.

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#3 dcfox

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:04 AM

And techniqally I'm not a group yet. Just my blue lonesome for now. But you forgo the rouges, deadzone and JSweeney.



#4 metroidkiller9

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:05 AM

how bout instead of our personalized ranks it would read: grammar gestapo general. followed by the lesser ranks of course. i claim grammar gestapo g.i.

#5 SneakyPenguin

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:07 AM

Well, if there were groups, there would probably be ranks within the group. And that's a good point Walrus, but it can't hurt to ask.

I call Grammar Fuhrer(sp? I don't speak German)

Edited for Germanese (thanks MK9)

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#6 metroidkiller9

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:15 AM

its fuhrer.

#7 karmapolice

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:29 AM

When you get to a thousand posts just put your "orginazation" instead of what you would normally have...I think cliques are bad enough and I like CAG and I wouldnt want this to turn into some rank competing clique loving site...I dont want people to start doing what we already do to n00bs to people other than n00bs...Am I making any sense? Or am I praddling on like a little school girl?
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#8 Alpha2

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:32 AM

There are Cliques? Why wasn't I informed?!

Oh wait, because it's a BAD IDEA. If you guys want to role around in forum guilds like this was go-gaia, get matching Sig files.
http://therealalpha2.deviantart.com/

Oh so now you are using intelligence and common sense to win the arguement...that's low man! This is CAG and you aren't allowed to do that.


#9 JSweeney

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 01:45 AM

Yep. Playing faction on off topic boards is one thing, but actually formalizing them is another.
You're just asking to start flamewars that way.

#10 bmulligan

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 02:01 AM

NOBODY expects the Spanish Inquisition! Our chief weapon is surprise...surprise and fear...fear and surprise.... Our two weapons are fear and surprise...and ruthless efficiency.... Our *three* weapons are fear, surprise, and ruthless efficiency...and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope.... Our *four*...no... *Amongst* our weapons.... Amongst our weaponry...are such elements as fear, surprise....and PROPER GRAMMAR!

#11 defender

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:10 AM

I like the idea.

#12 punqsux

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:17 AM

Yep. Playing faction on off topic boards is one thing, but actually formalizing them is another.
You're just asking to start flamewars that way.


NOBODY messes with the cobras...JSweeny, ill see you after class in the tennis courts!

#13 Guest_Anonymous_*

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:20 AM

What would be the benefits be of adding groups?

#14 Lootr2Core

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:22 AM

What would be the benefits be of adding groups?

none punk

#15 Steggy

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:25 AM

What would be the benefits be of adding groups?

none punk


Agreed

#16 sj41

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:29 AM

Does anyone like this topic?

#17 Lootr2Core

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:31 AM

Now, I have no clue how difficult this would be to do, or possible consequences, but I was just curious. It might be fun.

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Please share with me, how might this be fun? I just cannot think of any way that fun would enter into this idea.

#18 punqsux

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:31 AM

Does anyone like this topic?

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so far only defender... :wink:

#19 karmapolice

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:33 AM

I dont like it one bit *in a country western voice*
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#20 bmulligan

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:40 AM

Whoa there, cowboy.

You forgot an APOSTROPHE in DON'T!

#21 starman9000

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:51 AM

What would be the benefits be of adding groups?

none punk


Agreed


Dont agree with him, hes not on your team!
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#22 magilacudy

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:52 AM

It wouldn't be such a bad idea. I like it.
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#23 Timmt

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 03:54 AM

I think there need to be hazings for one to become a member. You know, do embarassing stuff like run around the neighborhood with just your socks on. Photos required. Women only.
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#24 Lootr2Core

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 04:03 AM

Seems like this would only seem to be a good idea for people that take this basically anonymous group far too seriously.

#25 magilacudy

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 04:06 AM

I think there need to be hazings for one to become a member. You know, do embarassing stuff like run around the neighborhood with just your socks on. Photos required. Women only.


Here's hoping Jasmine Trias is a CAG and wants to join the gestapo. *crossing fingers*
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#26 Lootr2Core

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 04:10 AM

I think there need to be hazings for one to become a member. You know, do embarassing stuff like run around the neighborhood with just your socks on. Photos required. Women only.


Ya.. kinda what Sams Club and Costco make ya do. DA%R) you SAM WALTON!!

#27 Mr_hockey66

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 04:13 AM

I thought we all ready had groups! What you didn't know guess we forgot to tell you!:-) Or maybe we didn't cause your not in it! And who dosn't like flame wars?


I say no to formal groups. But you could have your own group sig :wink:
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#28 Lootr2Core

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 04:15 AM

Are groups supposed to be surrogate friends?

#29 bmulligan

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 04:16 AM

I'd never join a club that would have me as a member.

#30 Scrubking

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Posted 20 May 2004 - 08:28 AM

Horrible Idea.

If you want gangs and flame wars go to gamefaqs.

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