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39 minutes ago, PeterBowman said:

hasn't this been a bannable offense the past few years?

it was last year. but the year before, it was HORRIBLE

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I think I'll post some f@ke news that we took a WR with the first pick so some will freak out

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3 minutes ago, Fluke_33 said:

This info is not from twitter.  I am from the future.   The pick is Christian Wilkins.  

 

Now can you tell tell me where I can find Sarah Connor?

 

She is passed out somewhere by the farthest 7-11 gas station from Indy in the state, try to find her. :) 

3 minutes ago, Irish YJ said:

I think I'll post some f@ke news that we took a WR with the first pick so some will freak out

 

You can post it from the fake Trump twitter. :) 

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1 minute ago, chad72 said:

 

She is passed out somewhere by the farthest 7-11 gas station from Indy in the state, try to find her. :) 

 

You can post it from the fake Trump twitter. :) 

Nope, gonna create a fake Ballard profile lol

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5 minutes ago, Irish YJ said:

Nope, gonna create a fake Ballard profile lol

 

You sneaky baslard :) 

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Remember a few years back when ESPN would put the cameras on the kids talking on the phone to the team drafting them and then celebrating with their families before the picks were announced? They've stopped doing that since but that was the worst draft to watch ever.

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28 minutes ago, Fluke_33 said:

This info is not from twitter.  I am from the future.   The pick is Christian Wilkins.  

 

Now can you tell tell me where I can find Sarah Connor?

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Irish YJ said:

I think I'll post some f@ke news that we took a WR with the first pick so some will freak out

Most people freak out with every post you make.......

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32 minutes ago, braveheartcolt said:

Most people freak out with every post you make.......

pearl clutching is a real thing for some

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5 hours ago, chad72 said:

Just a humble request from those like me watching the NFL Draft live on ESPN, at least for Day 1 and Day 2, please do not post the draft picks a few seconds in advance from twitter. Thanks!!!

 

Don't be a spoiler!!! :) 

 

 

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JK, I’m not  a fan of spoilers either!!!!!

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3 minutes ago, HOZER said:

 

JK, I’m not  a fan of spoilers either!!!!!

 

That is why it was a request!!! :) 

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So the announcement hit twitter first, then it will be shown on TV with a short delay.. why not just wait to view the forum before it's on TV?

 

Am I missing something?

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3 minutes ago, Robin said:

So the announcement hit twitter first, then it will be shown on TV with a short delay.. why not just wait to view the forum before it's on TV?

 

Am I missing something?

A couple years back, people were getting picks off the internet SEVERAL minutes before they were announced on TV. At one point, twitter was ahead by 3-4 picks.   They weren't the official announcements, often they were watching prospects' families or even the prospects' own twitter accounts for those leaks

 

The forum mods have said to wait until its announced by the commissioner on TV. 

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7 minutes ago, csmopar said:

A couple years back, people were getting picks off the internet SEVERAL minutes before they were announced on TV. At one point, twitter was ahead by 3-4 picks.   They weren't the official announcements, often they were watching prospects' families or even the prospects' own twitter accounts for those leaks

 

The forum mods have said to wait until its announced by the commissioner on TV. 


3-4 picks delay is understandable annoying I thought it was like 30-60 secs

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7 minutes ago, Robin said:


3-4 picks delay is understandable annoying I thought it was like 30-60 secs

No, it was WAY ahead.  The absolute worst year for it was the year we selected Dorsett, that got announced some 15 to 20 minutes prior by someone who saw it posted on twitter by either Dorsett's mom or sister, I forget which. 

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7 minutes ago, Buck Showalter said:

But dont you get a cookie if you're the first person to post a topic!?!?

 

wait.... is this cookie hypothetical or actual?

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17 minutes ago, SilentHill said:

 

wait.... is this cookie hypothetical or actual?

I don’t know but I think I’m owed some cookies hahahahaha

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1 hour ago, chad72 said:

 

That is why it was a request!!! :) 

Trust me I don’t even have the Twittergram or Snapface so couldn’t even post ahead if I wanted to!!!

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53 minutes ago, Buck Showalter said:

But dont you get a cookie if you're the first person to post a topic!?!?

We should have a cookie policycookie monster eating GIF by Sesame Street

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1 hour ago, Robin said:

So the announcement hit twitter first, then it will be shown on TV with a short delay.. why not just wait to view the forum before it's on TV?

 

Am I missing something?

OR people could NOT post the pick before it's on TV

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8 minutes ago, HOZER said:

Trust me I don’t even have the Twittergram or Snapface so couldn’t even post ahead if I wanted to!!!

Perfect!

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1 hour ago, Robin said:

So the announcement hit twitter first, then it will be shown on TV with a short delay.. why not just wait to view the forum before it's on TV?

 

Am I missing something?

Multi-taskers.

i usually have both espn AND nfl channel on and i cruise internet (this forum, cbs, espn,fox etc ) for more player detail.

  So i can see how it could happen.  I'm rather surprised there is that big of a delay actually.

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1 hour ago, Robin said:


3-4 picks delay is understandable annoying I thought it was like 30-60 secs

It was bad and there were certain posters who started threads about the picks before they were announced

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Rules are rules, unless you think you are above them...won't get political because that is against the rules..lol!  Can't wait for the draft!

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8 hours ago, PeterBowman said:

hasn't this been a bannable offense the past few years?

It should be!  ...and all posting should be suspended for the rest of the draft.

 

 

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2 hours ago, Luck 4 president said:

Just avoid this website for about 30 seconds leading up to the pick. Not that hard to avoid this type of spoiler.

Right, also not that hard to avoid posting that type of spoiler...

 

 

 

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There is a special place in hell for those who share spoilers of any type.

 

It is literally in the name, you are spoiling it for others.  What is your (no pun intended) endgame here?! 

 

#Grumpy4Life

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So the live broadcast is on a delay?

I'm not really a big draft guy.   It don't matter to me.   

Could I get a notification of who is drafted before it is announced "live"?

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If we stay at 26,  I'll be in bed long before we pick.     I'll have a 25 page thread to read in the morning

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21 hours ago, chad72 said:

 

She is passed out somewhere by the farthest 7-11 gas station from Indy in the state, try to find her. :) 

 

You can post it from the fake Trump twitter. :) 

 

That has station is on the south side of Evansville...

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19 hours ago, Robin said:

So the announcement hit twitter first, then it will be shown on TV with a short delay.. why not just wait to view the forum before it's on TV?

 

Am I missing something?

 

I've seen the picks get announced on Twitter a full 5-10 minutes prior to them being announced on the live broadcast.

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32 minutes ago, SilentHill said:

I want to understand it. I really do. Can anyone explain it to me?

 

For me personally, learning who the draft pick is a little early isn't that big of a spoiler.  I just want to know who the Colts picked.  Watching an orangutan touch a screen for the big reveal doesn't really do anything for me, so I get where you're coming from about the draft.  Once I know who the pick is, I'm just gonna go start watching tape of that player anyway.  I'm not sticking around for whatever Kiper has to say.

 

But if you really did just spoil GoT and Endgame for me, I'm gonna be really * off at you, dude.  Just say you were joking around so I can go back to being ignorant of what happens.  I support myself and don't have anyone to help share bills.  I've already got monthly bills for rent, food, insurance, phone, internet, etc. and I'm trying to save money instead of splurging on entertainment as soon as it's released.  I can't afford to go to the movie theater for every new movie release or to pay a monthly fee for HBO just for the four hours of GOT that will air that month.  I have to wait for more affordable options like once the season is over, I'll pay the fee for one month and binge-watch the whole season.  It's more economical that way.

 

But I still want to enjoy the entertainment the same way others enjoyed it at the time of release.  I want to be surprised by what happens, especially when it's the final season/movie in a series.  I'm emotionally invested in the story, and I want to experience it as intended, not secondhand from some stranger.  I have to use "selective vision" while on the internet before I get caught up on the same entertainment as everyone else.  I thought I was safe in a football forum, but apparently I can't even escape spoilers in a football forum.  :flaming:

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