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Should the arcade be off-season only?

Discussion in 'Administrative' started by Clarity, May 21, 2004.

  1. Clarity

    Clarity Will Bryant Staff Member

    Been giving this some thought lately. We could open it the day after the bowl season, and close it the week before the first game. We could also (before closing it), take note of the top score in each game, create a top scores page, and wipe out all existing scores in order to start fresh the next season. It's not like people couldn't still play the games elsewhere, a site like v3arcade.com will always have more games and have an open arcade -- this just speaks to us here.

    What do you all think? I'm not just going to act unilaterally on this, I'd like to hear from people who play in there.
     
  2. wdg01

    wdg01 Freshman

    Thats an interesting idea. I do play there a lot, and im not sure about closing the arcade down..I guess there will be more going on then so it might be a good idea. If you do close it down, it would be nice to 1 make a record somewhere of the high scores...i know i put in a lot of hours for some of them. Also maybe "retire" most of the games, maybe keeping some of the more popular ones, and getting some new ones in.

    Just some thoughts
     
  3. Hubbard

    Hubbard Administrator's Staff Member Bookie

    I'm for it. Set up a poll.
     
  4. DaytonBuck

    DaytonBuck I've always liked them

    If Shaft were around right now anyone talking about shutting down the acarde would be slapped.
     
  5. BuckeyeSkins

    BuckeyeSkins Go Bucks/Hail to the Redskins!!

    I'd like to keep them available year round if possible. There are times when I like to play one or two of them just to pass the time.
     
  6. gbearbuck

    gbearbuck Herbie for President

    I haven't played in the arcade room for a while, but I think it should remain open (unless we need to save on bandwidth)...
     
  7. RAMdrvr1

    RAMdrvr1 All Galaxy '14 NCAA Pick'em Champ

    If they come up missing one day, I would have to medicate my 7 yr. old.
     
  8. vrbryant

    vrbryant Ever thus to ____ers Staff Member

    Or put him in the Ceiling Harness™.
     
  9. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Ceiling Harness™

    Sounds like something I tried in the Philippines... :yow1:
     
  10. DEBuckeye

    DEBuckeye It ain't easy, bein' cheesy.

    I'll put in my two cents for keeping the arcade open. Great way to kill time when I'm bored at work....

    You'd think I'd be getting better at some of these freakin' games, but no. I still suck...
     
  11. BuckeyeSkins

    BuckeyeSkins Go Bucks/Hail to the Redskins!!

    I feel your pain DE......I absolutely suck at these things compared to many of the others I see playing them.
     
  12. OSUBasketballJunkie

    OSUBasketballJunkie Never Forget 31-0

    I vote to keep it open.
     
  13. 3yardsandacloud

    3yardsandacloud Administrator Emeritus

    Wow, I'm surprise there isn't some outraged indignation over the mere suggestion that the arcade be closed. I'm impressed. I wonder what the response would be if there were no discussion going on. If everyone just showed up one day and the arcade was closed. I bet Clarity's 10,000 PM limit would be filled by about noon. :biggrin:
     
  14. BoxCar_Willie

    BoxCar_Willie The World's Favorite Hobo

    I would vote no on it too. I hardly play but my wife plays most of the games in the arcade
     
  15. KillerNut

    KillerNut Banned

    I vote close it.
     

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