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Good morning.
I've made a couple of posts already here today but for those admins who don't know me, I've been on the SECRivals board for a few years now, even had some moderator authority there in the past, but no longer. This...I don't really care about to be frank as the board got stale some time ago. I like pretty much everyone over there but I refuse to get caught up in any sort of power struggles or politics.

I don't really know the history of those who were on SECRivals board vs. having been on this board before that, and aside from having a little fun lighting a few fires on the Memphis board here in weeks leading up to the opening contests between the Tigers and Rebs in late summers past, I'm pretty much new to this board.

I hope to have great relationships and be a positive Rebel here with any Ole Miss brethren. I'm friends with Doug and Matt, as well as quite a few others from SECRivals and I intend to stay that way, but I also hope to meet and become friends with any Rebs here too. The common bond should be we all love Ole Miss dearly.

If any admins (Kevin, is it?) want to know anything else about me, just send me a message. I'm happy to oblige wherever I can and I'm looking forward to great discussions about Ole Miss as we move forward.

Hotty Toddy, Everyone!

Barrie
12-08-2009 11:45 AM
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RE: Intro
(12-08-2009 11:45 AM)olemisscowboy Wrote:  Good morning.
I've made a couple of posts already here today but for those admins who don't know me, I've been on the SECRivals board for a few years now, even had some moderator authority there in the past, but no longer. This...I don't really care about to be frank as the board got stale some time ago. I like pretty much everyone over there but I refuse to get caught up in any sort of power struggles or politics.

I don't really know the history of those who were on SECRivals board vs. having been on this board before that, and aside from having a little fun lighting a few fires on the Memphis board here in weeks leading up to the opening contests between the Tigers and Rebs in late summers past, I'm pretty much new to this board.

I hope to have great relationships and be a positive Rebel here with any Ole Miss brethren. I'm friends with Doug and Matt, as well as quite a few others from SECRivals and I intend to stay that way, but I also hope to meet and become friends with any Rebs here too. The common bond should be we all love Ole Miss dearly.

If any admins (Kevin, is it?) want to know anything else about me, just send me a message. I'm happy to oblige wherever I can and I'm looking forward to great discussions about Ole Miss as we move forward.

Hotty Toddy, Everyone!

Barrie

Wut up my brutha?!? Yeah, we had this thing rolling a few years back. Some things happened but new beginnings are a good thing. Me, Rhett, Doug, Reb32, msudawgs64, and many others were over here and the Ole Miss board was thumping. Let's get it fired up and let's beat them Pokes in Dallas on Jan. 2nd!

Hotty Toddy!!!

WR
12-08-2009 12:21 PM
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RE: Intro
(12-08-2009 12:21 PM)WizardRebel Wrote:  
(12-08-2009 11:45 AM)olemisscowboy Wrote:  Good morning.
I've made a couple of posts already here today but for those admins who don't know me, I've been on the SECRivals board for a few years now, even had some moderator authority there in the past, but no longer. This...I don't really care about to be frank as the board got stale some time ago. I like pretty much everyone over there but I refuse to get caught up in any sort of power struggles or politics.

I don't really know the history of those who were on SECRivals board vs. having been on this board before that, and aside from having a little fun lighting a few fires on the Memphis board here in weeks leading up to the opening contests between the Tigers and Rebs in late summers past, I'm pretty much new to this board.

I hope to have great relationships and be a positive Rebel here with any Ole Miss brethren. I'm friends with Doug and Matt, as well as quite a few others from SECRivals and I intend to stay that way, but I also hope to meet and become friends with any Rebs here too. The common bond should be we all love Ole Miss dearly.

If any admins (Kevin, is it?) want to know anything else about me, just send me a message. I'm happy to oblige wherever I can and I'm looking forward to great discussions about Ole Miss as we move forward.

Hotty Toddy, Everyone!

Barrie

Wut up my brutha?!? Yeah, we had this thing rolling a few years back. Some things happened but new beginnings are a good thing. Me, Rhett, Doug, Reb32, msudawgs64, and many others were over here and the Ole Miss board was thumping. Let's get it fired up and let's beat them Pokes in Dallas on Jan. 2nd!

Hotty Toddy!!!

WR

Yeah, Barrie, we had this place rocking once upon a time, but left after some real problems with the Mods concerning Memphis State. Now if we can just find everyone we can get it rocking again.04-cheers
12-08-2009 01:52 PM
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RE: Intro
(12-08-2009 01:52 PM)NewspaperRebel Wrote:  
(12-08-2009 12:21 PM)WizardRebel Wrote:  
(12-08-2009 11:45 AM)olemisscowboy Wrote:  Good morning.
I've made a couple of posts already here today but for those admins who don't know me, I've been on the SECRivals board for a few years now, even had some moderator authority there in the past, but no longer. This...I don't really care about to be frank as the board got stale some time ago. I like pretty much everyone over there but I refuse to get caught up in any sort of power struggles or politics.

I don't really know the history of those who were on SECRivals board vs. having been on this board before that, and aside from having a little fun lighting a few fires on the Memphis board here in weeks leading up to the opening contests between the Tigers and Rebs in late summers past, I'm pretty much new to this board.

I hope to have great relationships and be a positive Rebel here with any Ole Miss brethren. I'm friends with Doug and Matt, as well as quite a few others from SECRivals and I intend to stay that way, but I also hope to meet and become friends with any Rebs here too. The common bond should be we all love Ole Miss dearly.

If any admins (Kevin, is it?) want to know anything else about me, just send me a message. I'm happy to oblige wherever I can and I'm looking forward to great discussions about Ole Miss as we move forward.

Hotty Toddy, Everyone!

Barrie

Wut up my brutha?!? Yeah, we had this thing rolling a few years back. Some things happened but new beginnings are a good thing. Me, Rhett, Doug, Reb32, msudawgs64, and many others were over here and the Ole Miss board was thumping. Let's get it fired up and let's beat them Pokes in Dallas on Jan. 2nd!

Hotty Toddy!!!

WR

Yeah, Barrie, we had this place rocking once upon a time, but left after some real problems with the Mods concerning Memphis State. Now if we can just find everyone we can get it rocking again.04-cheers

BTW, I've revived my "Cartoon of the Day" in the Spin Room. I asked one of the Mods if they could pin it.
12-08-2009 01:55 PM
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RE: Intro
We now have the ability to do specific bannings from the various boards. So, if a Rebel always wants to flame Memphis on Memphis's board, they'll be banned by Steve from the Memphis board. If there's a Tiger here spamming up this site, I'll ban him from the SEC. That feature came with the new BB software we installed; we actually invited the creator of the BB SW to ncaabbs. He's an admin here by the name RyanGordon. Good thing about this is, he's always willing to help, being that it's advantageous to him to test features, gain more exposure, etc.

Since you guys' departure, I think I made a little bit of progress on the Memphis-Ole Miss relationship. Well, I'll limit that to the conservative Tigers.

If we do get a ton of people back, I'll see what I can do about getting the various boards color-coded with your team theme. Kinda like this:

http://ncaabbs.com/forumdisplay.php?fid=409

and this:

http://ncaabbs.com/forumdisplay.php?fid=404

and this:

http://ncaabbs.com/forumdisplay.php?fid=448

I'm open to suggestions.


Kevin AKA Rebel
12-08-2009 06:05 PM
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RE: Intro
I think those sites look great, especially the Bearcat board. I would suggest a red background with navy letters outline in white, if that's what you mean by being open to suggestions. Sounds like a great idea you have, Kevin.

Oh...regarding the Memphis board, I never got banned because I don't think I ever crossed any lines. I've never been one of those in-your-face, profanity-laden fans like you'll find on NAFOOM. Nothing like that all, in fact (except in a few cases where I was really ticked off, but those are few and far between). Fanning the flames on the Memphis board was always done in gest. There are some decent "conservative" Tiger fans, I'll agree with you. Living in Southaven, I'm around a lot of them quite often.
12-08-2009 06:22 PM
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It was just an escalation with people playing off others. A Rebel would go there and flame or a Tiger would come here and flame, it would turn into a complete and total cluster**** and spiraled down hill from there. Then, any legitimate Tiger or Rebel that crossed lines just to discuss something with another team would immediately get associated with the flamer. I don't understand it, never have. I never really considered Memphis to be a major rival like MSU or LSU. Hell, I don't even consider Auburn that much of a rival.

Don't know how hard this will be, but I am definitely ready to try.

What you have on this board that I haven't seen on others, is consistency with the server. The entire tech team are on board and we own the server. ...and having had the server and all hardware shipped to my house, and taken to GTS in Spartanburg while on the way to Linville Falls, NC, I can tell you, it's bad ass. ...at least it was when we purchased it. It's a 2-server cluster in a 1U mount. Don't know how common they are now, but it was the only one on Newegg at the time. Not to mention, the developer of the BB software is also an admin.

We also have a Southern Miss admin who's from Georgia who's as good as gold.
12-08-2009 06:44 PM
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RE: Intro
Sweet, sounds like an amazing set up. I'm not a geek by any stretch but understand some of the basics. Just never hope I can help with maintenance, I'm not even close to that good.

Yeah...I understand what you're saying about Memphis fans and Ole Miss fans crossing over. It seems (mostly with Memphis) that nothing critical can be said whatsoever in their presence without them taking it as a flamethrower.

Time will tell how it improves. Looking forward to hanging with you here.
12-08-2009 08:28 PM
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As long as you don't remind us how pathetic our football program is, most of us Memphis State fans will stay under control.
12-09-2009 08:34 AM
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(12-09-2009 08:34 AM)JMSTiger Wrote:  As long as you don't remind us how pathetic our football program is, most of us Memphis State fans will stay under control.

Talking trash goes both ways, JMS. I'm sure you're aware of this.
12-09-2009 08:59 AM
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