GatorSports Message Board shut down for good

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  1. oxrageous

    oxrageous It's Good to be King
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    Well, after over a decade, the executives in charge have decided to shut down the GSMB for good. It was a harmless joke thread that finally sent the entire forum into the abyss. I'd really, really love to replace the GSMB with this forum.

    I am new to creating and running forums, but I do know what I like and what I don't. I'd like to eventually make this place far better than the GSMB ever was. However, it's going to take time and money, and I'm going to need input to get it where it needs to be.
     
  2. Jabberdave

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    Start by advertising. Hit the GV Sun face book page and see if they'll leave a message up to all former posters there. Don't post a link, just request that interested folks message you. Then set up a paypal account or we can have a bake sale or something.

    Oh, and mod me so I can ban Law every now and then.
     
  3. Captain Sasquatch

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    Thank you, '78, for being the catalyst for detonation.
     
  4. 78

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    It's Ox's fault for moving it from the Lounge. And to everyone else who posted in it. Y'all deserve a heavy spankin.' Disruptive idiots.
     
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    I'm here. Been stressed out since that board went off line. Football season just won't be the same.
     
  6. oxrageous

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    If we can get the same large membership here, it will be better.
     
  7. NVGator

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    Agreed. Can't you hack into Gator Sports and send everyone a PM? Contact Russ and see if he still has all the email addresses. I've got Rowdy's email...
     
  8. Phineus Maximus

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    Wasn't it G8rbob (or something like that) that sent the e-mail about the hamster?
     
  9. WobbleGator

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    Damn you 78!!
     
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    :lol: I thought that was simply made up.
     
  11. itsgr82bag8r

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    Well, this is refreshing.
     
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    I believe it was bradgator and it was made up.
     
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    The harmless hamster joke sent them over the edge?
     
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    I posted the link to this place on the Gatorsports Facebook page. Honestly, if for one minute I thought the Sun was going to overreact the way it did, I'd have never posted that thread. I'm really taken aback their decision.
     
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    It was pretty good for being made up! :lol:
     
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    [QUOTE='78;n112]I posted the link to this place on the Gatorsports Facebook page. Honestly, if for one minute I thought the Sun was going to overreact the way it did, I'd have never posted that thread. I'm really taken aback their decision.[/QUOTE]


    I honestly believe it will be for the better.
     
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    [QUOTE='78;n112]I posted the link to this place on the Gatorsports Facebook page. Honestly, if for one minute I thought the Sun was going to overreact the way it did, I'd have never posted that thread. I'm really taken aback their decision.[/QUOTE] Screw em. They treated the GSMB like an ugly stepchild and their decision was more than likely based on the fact that it would cost them a few bucks to upgrade the server and those cheap bastards used it as an excuse. We can grow this board....just take a little time.
     
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    From what I was hearing was that the hamster joke email was actually never sent to them.
     
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    Yep. Stupid bastards.
     
  20. Phineus Maximus

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    I love that we have a "Like" button. If only we also had a "Dislike" button, also.
     
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