Joined: Nov 23, 2002
Location: on the golf course, in the garden, reading, traveling, and now Consulting
Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:47 am
1. Every manager making an effort to go and talk to every other manager - especially greeting and welcoming newbies. We are all not THAT nerdie that we hide in shells. Heck, many of us talk to each other daily on Chatsky.
2. When the final TC fights are being read, and the two (one if TMM is fighting himself ) finalists are sitting in the chairs, we ALL are quiet and attentive, giving the two best the honor they deserve. We have gravitated to a lot of background noise as some managers ignore or disrespect the runner-up and TCer. We are all honorable folks, and we all appreciate winners. Let's show it.
3. Honor the elderly. Show respect by showering the old guy (That be Consortium, unless Papa Bear shows up!) with free rollups and cash and even a little affection. Who knows how much longer these guys will be around?
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theDarkOne Advanced Master Poster
Joined: Aug 03, 2003
Location: The Dark Citadel, CT, USA
Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:21 am
I agree with Wayne on all point - though I think maybe the elders should be showering the rest of us with cash/rollups like kindly grandparents!
GreekGuy Grandmaster Poster
Joined: Aug 05, 2002
Location: Tennessee Yeehaw!!!!
Tue Jun 19, 2012 8:50 am
I agree, especially with the paying attention during tc fights. Though I think a lot of this has to do with long AB v AB boring fights at the top end. More people listen to challengers down than freshman up.
Khisanth Master Poster
Joined: Aug 28, 2009
Tue Jun 19, 2012 9:44 am
4. TC fights should not be read during the free managers reception open bar....
Otto_X Grandmaster Poster
Joined: Jan 09, 2003
Location: Moline, IL
Tue Jun 19, 2012 10:21 am
I do get genuinely excited when the fights are being read, but the excitement is significantly less when the final is two warriors from the same manager. I'm not sure whether I should pull for the left or right cheek.
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MarmaDuke Grandmaster Poster
Joined: Jul 20, 2009
Location: NYC tri-state area
Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:03 am
The manager who feigns the most interest during the reading of each TC fight should win a "known favorites" potion for a warrior in basic. Implement this and you'd hear a pin drop during the readings with every single person hanging on the every word of the reader.
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