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Hello, anyone here?

Discussion in 'Sooner Football' started by Monster Zero, Feb 2, 2017.

  1. Monster Zero

    Monster Zero Member

    ...what happened?

    Where did everybody go? Sad to see it.
  2. SoonerorLater

    SoonerorLater Well-Known Member

    This was a good example of what not to do with a message board. After the change last year I was unable to log in. Went through the process for the new board, Said confirmation was sent to my email but I never received the email. Sent message to the board admin but never got a response back. Checked through my junk filter and found an email from the board after about 6 months. By then I had pretty much moved on to Landthieves. Not sure how many people might have had a similar problem.
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  3. SoCalBigRed

    SoCalBigRed Well-Known Member

    Pretty much everyone.
  4. lexsooner

    lexsooner Well-Known Member

    Yes, I have had similar problems. This was one of the best boards some years ago when the football and also political and dark discussions were vibrant. However, SF has been mismanaged in a number of ways, including lack of attention, allowing buddies to be administrators, idiotic insider cliques, insecure old men administrators who ban clever new posters, etc. Now I recognize many former SF members on LT, a very active and informative board which is unfortunately full of young, immature members.
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  5. BoulderSooner79

    BoulderSooner79 SoonerFans.com Elite Member

    This place is pretty much dead. I think it was mostly due to technical problems with DOS attacks, changing software that locked people out multiple times, etc. LT is just too crowded to be very useful. Sometimes a thread is worth reading for maybe a page at most, then too many "me too" quips, thread-jacking and trolls. The football brainiacs is the only place to get solid info on the football program, which is my main interest. It does publish rumors which puts off some people, but I actually find it interesting whether the rumor pans out to be true or not.

    I guess we'll see if this place ever comes to life again once we get to the next football season. I assume if the football list is dead, then the other forums have long decayed too.
  6. Thaifood

    Thaifood New Member

    same here. I think from many. many posts to this now 2? or 3 posts? not sure what happened but I really liked the old board.

    maybe not the best place to ask...but where is a good Sooner Message board now days...
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  7. severs64

    severs64 New Member

    Well, there's:
    Soonertimes - a little bit neurotic
    Olevet's Hideout - a little bit coarse
    Land thieves - will give you diaper rash
    OU Hoops - doesn't like football, I think

    I visit Soonertimes mostly, but don't post much, because you could have a post deleted without warning or notification, for no apparent reason. There is often good information there, though.
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  8. olevetonahill

    olevetonahill Well-Known Member

    We aint just Coarse, We be Rude, Crude and a whole lot of Lasciviousness Plus we got some Great emoticons and a Casino
  9. I still lurk for the most part, just not as much to lurk. I'd love to see this site return to glory. Think of the current state as the blake years.
  10. Flying Scotsman

    Flying Scotsman "Love me two times, baby. Love me twice today..."

  11. deweydw

    deweydw Well-Known Member

    Dang, that there is a big word. You have to look that one up. ;)
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  12. Jacie

    Jacie SoonerFans.com Elite Member

    I have been starting threads that would have blown the place up before and now they sit idle. So sad.
  13. BetterSoonerThanLater

    BetterSoonerThanLater SoonerFans.com Elite Member

    I come back now and again. its so quiet, not a lot to post about, since some of the threads haven't had new posts for months/years. I miss the good ole days

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