CockyTalk

Welcome to Cockytalk!

Thank you for visiting our forum. As a guest, you have limited access to view some discussion and articles. By joining our free community, you will be able to view all discussions and articles, post your own topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload photos, participate in Pick'Em contests and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, so please join our community today!!

If you have any problems registering or logging in, please contact our Admins. Thanks!

Go Back   CockyTalk > Gamecocks Sports > The Cock Pit

Today's Top 10
Posters (by posts)Threads (by views)Newest Posts Gamecock Headlines 
Gamecocks1137
thumpin big
U-Dub Gamecock
smoovecock
GregoryHouse
markymark550
rosstheboss
Transmaniacon
STEPHONGILMOREFAN!
robgusc76
2014 Charleston Clas (3022)
The Defense (1916)
**USC Women vs. San (1895)
Spurrier on Pharoah: (1541)
Women's soccer Sweet (1534)
3,000 / 1,000 / 1,00 (1091)
USC/clemson spread (801)
In case no one saw.. (742)
injury report? (670)
Your favorite Greate (457)
Spurrier on Pharoah: &quo
Dylan Thompson surpasses
Texans getting frustrated
The Defense
Question about after the
**USC Women vs. San Diego
2014 Charleston Classic:
Tiger Burn
A little late to the conv
What Are Your Win/Loss Ex


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-30-2014, 07:51 PM   #1
yazoo
1st Team All-SEC
 
yazoo's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tryon, NC
Posts: 4,318
CockyCash: 1813
yazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot material
Default Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

I don't know how the Mods stop it when they have a lot of usernames stored for times like this. Looks like the Mods are fighting a tough battle. Good job, guys.
__________________
yazoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2014, 08:03 PM   #2
roosterdude21
Bowl MVP
 
roosterdude21's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: S. Carolina
Posts: 2,290
CockyCash: 32021
roosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot materialroosterdude21 is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Was thinking the same thing. A lot of suspect usernames posting their opinions all the sudden
roosterdude21 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2014, 08:18 PM   #3
Cockyteg
Banned
 
Cockyteg's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Boiling Springs
Posts: 627
CockyCash: 500
Cockyteg is learning to peck
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

I tend not to post during the spring but mainly during the season. I notice when u have a slight opinion here everyone gets sensitive and bashes you. seems you can't have an open opinion
Cockyteg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2014, 09:02 PM   #4
yazoo
1st Team All-SEC
 
yazoo's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tryon, NC
Posts: 4,318
CockyCash: 1813
yazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by Cockyteg View Post
I tend not to post during the spring but mainly during the season. I notice when u have a slight opinion here everyone gets sensitive and bashes you. seems you can't have an open opinion
That's not the issue. It is the multiple threads the trolls are starting to instigate player and coach bashing. There is a vent thread.

IMO, the mods should just move all the troll threads to the vent thread.
__________________
yazoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 03:59 PM   #5
ReadR00ster
2nd Team All-American
 
ReadR00ster's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: St. Petersburg, FL
Posts: 9,738
CockyCash: 1220
ReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot materialReadR00ster is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by yazoo View Post
That's not the issue. It is the multiple threads the trolls are starting to instigate player and coach bashing. There is a vent thread.

IMO, the mods should just move all the troll threads to the vent thread.
Well what are you supposed to do when the coaches and players to piss poor job? Not say anything? Lie? This is no longer venting this is about honest discussion about our terrible team. The team is awful and now we have to deal with the fact. The team doesn't stop being awful because the last game is over the vent thread is closed. Any one who doesn't want to see people post negative things about the team players and coaches needs to stay off the messageboards because that is all there is to say about them right now.
ReadR00ster is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 04:17 PM   #6
yazoo
1st Team All-SEC
 
yazoo's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tryon, NC
Posts: 4,318
CockyCash: 1813
yazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by ReadR00ster View Post
Well what are you supposed to do when the coaches and players to piss poor job? Not say anything? Lie? This is no longer venting this is about honest discussion about our terrible team. The team is awful and now we have to deal with the fact. The team doesn't stop being awful because the last game is over the vent thread is closed. Any one who doesn't want to see people post negative things about the team players and coaches needs to stay off the messageboards because that is all there is to say about them right now.
Sometimes it is a fine line. But it is discernible, especially if the person is one such as you who tend to become pessimistic at the first sign of trouble. ]

We had this exact discussion last year. Remember my comments on the two type of negative posters. One type is prone to pessimism and gives up hope very easily and likes to vent about it in public. The other type are Clemson trolls that are just trying to instigate dissension and harm our team.

Last year, despite your early season pessimism, we won 11 games and finished fourth in the country. I would tell you the same thing I said last year. Chill and let the season develop before you give up on the Gamecocks.

Remember, don't let the trolls suck you into bashing a player.

And being negative is not all you could say. You could be supportive, especially since you know that our players and their families read this board. Alternatively, you could consider that A&M may be a very good team which created matchup problems for our defense at this stage of the season. Finally, if you watched the game, you saw several examples of our players not giving up and fighting for extra yardage. Wilds comes to mine, and Adams as well. The players never quit, and were obviously upset about the outcome.
__________________
yazoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-30-2014, 09:25 PM   #7
The Yancey
Grumpy Old Fart
 
The Yancey's Avatar
 
Male

2009 Awards: Awards for best Posters - Given for: Best Signature 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Sunshinny Florida
Posts: 20,897
CockyCash: 4751350
The Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot materialThe Yancey is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year




Players read these forums. Don't be a douchebag!
__________________


Order Of The Spur
The Yancey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 04:54 AM   #8
Evilchicken3
Banned
 
Evilchicken3's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Richmond
Posts: 126
CockyCash: 500
Evilchicken3 has earned his spursEvilchicken3 has earned his spursEvilchicken3 has earned his spursEvilchicken3 has earned his spursEvilchicken3 has earned his spursEvilchicken3 has earned his spurs
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Yancey View Post



Players read these forums. Don't be a douchebag!
You go ahead and keep your opinions all fresh and rosy for the players. The rest of us will give thoughtful, honest opinions on what disappointment feels like.
Evilchicken3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 08:04 AM   #9
yazoo
1st Team All-SEC
 
yazoo's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Tryon, NC
Posts: 4,318
CockyCash: 1813
yazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot materialyazoo is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

"No player, coach or potential recruit bashing - This is a Gamecock site. We have players and player parents who read and participate on this board. If times are tough on the field of play, the last thing they need is to read insulting comments about it on this board. Let's leave the player personnel decisions to the coaches. We don't want anything we do on CockyTalk to potentially hurt our University."

Cockytalk Rules
__________________
yazoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 09:03 AM   #10
COCKDIESEL
Voice of Reason
 
COCKDIESEL's Avatar
 
Male

CWS Baseball Pickem Winner: CWS Baseball Pickem Winner - Given for: Winning the first CWS Pickem Contest 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Pine Ridge
Posts: 7,775
CockyCash: 57400000
COCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot materialCOCKDIESEL is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by yazoo View Post
"No player, coach or potential recruit bashing - This is a Gamecock site. We have players and player parents who read and participate on this board. If times are tough on the field of play, the last thing they need is to read insulting comments about it on this board. Let's leave the player personnel decisions to the coaches. We don't want anything we do on CockyTalk to potentially hurt our University."

Cockytalk Rules
There have been numerous threads that have been deleted but just because someone is critical of a player or coach that is not always bashing. Some people take any criticism and call others taters and the like. I think some people on here would rather this be more like Tnet where you can't say anything criticizing the team and not get banned or labeled a troll. If you you want to be more specific then feel free to report the post so someone can look at them specifically.
__________________
COCKDIESEL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 01:10 PM   #11
Latti
Uscooper
 
Latti's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Greenwood
Posts: 2,077
CockyCash: 1000
Latti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudlyLatti is crowing loudly
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by COCKDIESEL View Post
There have been numerous threads that have been deleted but just because someone is critical of a player or coach that is not always bashing. Some people take any criticism and call others taters and the like. I think some people on here would rather this be more like Tnet where you can't say anything criticizing the team and not get banned or labeled a troll. If you you want to be more specific then feel free to report the post so someone can look at them specifically.

Criticizing and bashing are different things. After losses people use the "I am just being realistic bs" to bash our players and coaches.
Latti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 01:47 PM   #12
InletCock1989
Banned
 
InletCock1989's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Murrells Inlet
Posts: 899
CockyCash: 672
InletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudlyInletCock1989 is crowing loudly
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Yancey View Post



Players read these forums. Don't be a douchebag!
Lmao
InletCock1989 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 08:49 AM   #13
Lonnie
Band
 
Lonnie's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Third Stone from the Sun
Posts: 6,104
CockyCash: 500
Lonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot materialLonnie is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Get use to it
__________________
"You guys thought we had a good game just cause we got 5 td's, hell we had a chance to score 8 td's..." - Steve Spurrier

Lonnie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 12:29 PM   #14
kingofnerf
Blue Chip
 
kingofnerf's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: The Ether
Posts: 505
CockyCash: 500
kingofnerf has earned his spurskingofnerf has earned his spurskingofnerf has earned his spurskingofnerf has earned his spurskingofnerf has earned his spurskingofnerf has earned his spurs
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

There are just as many posts now bashing the team as there were saying that HBC walked on water after that "The Believer" documentary right before the game.

Neither extreme is really accurate but it's just human nature.

I never paid much attention to the walk-on-water stuff before the game just like I hit the "mark all forums read" button on the negative stuff now.

HBC has seen every disappointment and obstacle you can see in life and found a way to prevail.

The problems will get fixed and HBC will prevail at the end of the season like he always has in the past.
kingofnerf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 01:39 PM   #15
StretfordEnd
TURNT UP IN SECTION 18
 
StretfordEnd's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Maryville, TN
Posts: 824
CockyCash: 400
StretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his combStretfordEnd is developing his comb
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Bashing a player/coach is one thing. Expressing concern about our coaching or play is a different thing. I think some posters struggle in differentiating between the two.
StretfordEnd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 01:45 PM   #16
Acockolypse Now
L-I-V-I-N
 
Acockolypse Now's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Rock Hill, SC
Posts: 14,976
CockyCash: 45000175
Acockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot materialAcockolypse Now is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Sometimes it's cathartic to just let loose and spray all over the place. I love cracking jokes to ease the pain of what I sat through the other night.

...but I can see where some have taken it too far.

...and yes, the trolls are getting bolder.
__________________
Always remember... stay Feisty.
Acockolypse Now is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 01:56 PM   #17
TonyVercetti
Banned
 
TonyVercetti's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Miami
Posts: 336
CockyCash: 500
TonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his combTonyVercetti is developing his comb
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Theres a differenc between bashing, and calling a spade a spade.
TonyVercetti is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 03:38 PM   #18
JaxcockFL
Cunning Linquist
 
JaxcockFL's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Jacksonville
Posts: 8,438
CockyCash: 104965
JaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot materialJaxcockFL is USC mascot material
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

I don't understand how someone gets banned and then comes back and is obvious on who they are and yet they are not banned.
__________________
JaxcockFL is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-31-2014, 03:34 PM   #19
USCfootball
Banned
 
USCfootball's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Posts: 468
CockyCash: 116336
USCfootball is making other chickens nervousUSCfootball is making other chickens nervousUSCfootball is making other chickens nervousUSCfootball is making other chickens nervousUSCfootball is making other chickens nervousUSCfootball is making other chickens nervousUSCfootball is making other chickens nervous
Default Re: Seems like a lot of trolls starting threads this year

Troll presence is inversely correlated to team perfomance. Win and they will go away.
USCfootball is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:34 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Provided by SLB Development