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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old May 19th, 2003, 07:24 AM Thread Starter
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Cool Suggestion for live scoring.

Just a suggestion for live scoring. Especially with Roland Garros around the corner.

something similar to the chat room option but i think a number of posters can't use it.

how about a WTAWorld irc channel on a selected network [Dalnet, Quakenet, etc...]

* a couple of hundred posters can be in the channel [more than enuff room]

* there's no need for refreshing of pages [low/almost zero lag time]
as you can scroll up and down for anything you might have missed.

I guess some will like this idea and probably a lot more who won't...

Just a suggestion!

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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old May 26th, 2003, 05:09 AM
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Or how about what's going to happen: everybody will open threads, hit refresh 700 times, and make the board totally useless to everybody! But yes, I do like your idea better. Though I totally understand the need for scoring threads; it's not as if the ROland Garros site provides live scoring or anything!
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old May 26th, 2003, 12:40 PM
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lmao Becca. And If no one uderstands her humor, Roland Garros site does have live scoring, use that instead of this board. Maybe that would be well thought Idea.


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post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old May 26th, 2003, 03:20 PM
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No need for live scoring for the slams, IBM already provide a great job with the live score board things you can have on your desktop.
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old May 26th, 2003, 04:44 PM
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I just don't understand why they want to refersh. Just check back for scores now and then. You don't have to be in the Live Scores thread 24/7.
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post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old May 30th, 2003, 04:15 AM
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but all your whining isn't gonna solve the problem (not to the thread starter, but to the others) I think it's a good idea and wondering if any admins are looking into this or something?

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post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2003, 12:19 PM
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the reason people hit refresh is to see other people's comments and reactions to the match live. it's like being in a sports bar and cheering.

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post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old May 31st, 2003, 04:28 PM
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anton, i understand what you mean, but er by refreshing every 5 secs will make the board slow, or even crash.. and then we would be without a board - so just follow the IBM boards and create a msn netmeeting with the ppl who wants to cheer or soemthing.

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Its almost like a cheering thread, to urge your players on, what Anton says is right. I only refresh at the end of every game to see what peoples reactions are.







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post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old Jun 1st, 2003, 08:33 AM
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there are two sides but i dont know the solution...

i just know that probably people will not stop hitting refresh...
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