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#2674470 Official - Little Caesars Arena

Posted by NerveDamage on Yesterday, 01:55 PM

along with the new arena, LC is also sponsoring the future Red Wings 3rd or alternate jersey

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credit to @NickRobbins23 




#2674232 LGW Moderator Problems

Posted by MabusIncarnate on 28 April 2016 - 02:22 PM

When it's 4+ pages of team bashing and complete nonsense, absolutely. Directly from the forum rules. 

 

· DO post constructively. If you can't add anything meaningful to a discussion, don't bother.

 

While we have the small handful of posters here that seem to have issues with how things are handled, I guarantee you we have a much bigger concern from posters that think we are entirely too lenient and have expressed to us in PM about leaving this site because of how toxic the GDT becomes, and how X poster is entirely too argumentative and aggressive in their posting style and no longer want to be involved with this community due to these people. Its a two way road, but the majority that send us messages is out of concern about things not being moderated enough and the things we often let slide. If you could only see my PM box and weigh out the positives against the negatives, it may give you a better perspective. 

 

A lot of great members, boosters, and moderators have been chased away from this site from a few of the same very people that are critical of the moderation staff that generally find their way out eventually anyway. The minority of the community feels like the moderators are pushing people away, but the majority feels it is the aggressive and confrontational posters. This is a fact that any member of the staff here would easily back me up on, including Matt. 

 

So I support what the staff does, if threatening to close a GDT after receiving a handful of reports about how out of hand it is getting in the thread to level things out and return it back to game discussion instead of post after post of "This team sucks" "F*** this team" "What a joke" is a big concern of yours, in which the GDT was never, nor has it ever been locked in the middle of any game ever on this site, feel free to send a PM to Matt and we can look into overturning that comment in the now entirely irrelevant GDT. 

 

I've said this time and time again, no forum in the history of the internet's existence has ever had a moderation staff that 100% of the community is content with. It's impossible to please everyone in any scenario like this. It really comes down to how much of it really bothers you and if it's that important to you to be a determining factor if you stay here as a part of the community or take your leave. 




#2674261 Official - Little Caesars Arena

Posted by kipwinger on 28 April 2016 - 05:00 PM

I know, how dumb we are for preferring the name reflect the culture, history, or people of our great city instead of acting as an advertisement for sub par pizza. Perhaps we should build an alter to Mike Illitch in Campus Martius Park and ritualistically bow each time we pass since idol worship is now something to be proud of.

The arena is partially financed with public funds, so its not asking too much to have the name reflect the public, and not corporate, interest.

But that's just me. I'm a dreamer...who also played attention in civics class. Now if you'll excuse me, Living Colour's "Cult of Personality" just came on the radio and I need to go practice being slavish.


#2674048 Making a move with AUTHORITY!

Posted by GMRwings1983 on 27 April 2016 - 05:39 PM

This thread title will be my new philosophy on Match.com




#2674011 Random Discussion Thread

Posted by NerveDamage on 27 April 2016 - 11:33 AM

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#2673921 State your unpopular opinion *Mod Warning Post #'s 200 & 219*

Posted by NerveDamage on 26 April 2016 - 07:03 PM

American Staffordshire Terriers/Pitbulls/Any mix of them...I wouldn't shed a tear if this breed of dog was outlawed, and disappeared.

 

Some poor infant was mauled to death by a Pit bull mix a few days ago.

 

From Dog Bites.org - 'In the 11-year period of 2005 through 2015, canines killed 360 Americans. Pit bulls contributed to 64% (232) of these deaths. Combined, pit bulls and rottweilers contributed to 76% of the total recorded deaths'.

 

but they're nanny dogs

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whenever a dog is aggressive or ill tempered most of the times there's a human(s) who turned them like that

http://thebullybreed...acked-labrador/

just saying...




#2673900 Official 2016 Detroit Red Wings Offseason Thread

Posted by NerveDamage on 26 April 2016 - 05:19 PM

Helmerroids.. nice lol

Helmerroids' hilarious. I see it as if BoS had a twitter account




#2673810 Holland (selfishly) declined promotion

Posted by Echolalia on 26 April 2016 - 10:23 AM

I wouldn't expect the Wings' organization or fanbase to damn experience, hard work, and a long history of success so the rich popular kid can have a job. Holland was well within his right to decline the offer.


#2672725 ECQF Game 5 Post-GDT: at Tampa Bay 1, Red Wings 0 (TB Wins, 4-1)

Posted by F.Michael on 21 April 2016 - 09:12 PM

Hit me up with a double on the rocks

Lagavulin 16 yr ma'am...A robust peated Islay single malt perfect for celebrating a special event with friends/family, or drowning your sorrows after a devastating loss...

 

/pours a triple for the lady




#2671041 ECQF Game 4 GDT : Tampa Bay Lightning at Red Wings, 7:00 EST

Posted by vladdy16 on 19 April 2016 - 06:11 PM

Game time, god speak everyone

He spoke and said "Oh, yay verily the Detroit Red Wings are my Chosen Ones.  The Tampa Bay Lightning can suck it."




#2670927 2016 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by kickazz on 19 April 2016 - 11:49 AM

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#2670581 ECQF Game 3 GDT : Tampa Bay Lightning at Red Wings, 7:00 EST

Posted by vladdy16 on 17 April 2016 - 08:48 PM

Game 3 brought to you by "SUCK IT."




#2670445 ECQF Game 3 GDT : Tampa Bay Lightning at Red Wings, 7:00 EST

Posted by Hockeytown0001 on 17 April 2016 - 07:55 PM

Showed my niece a picture of Tyler Johnson. 

 

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#2668500 ECQF Game 1 Post-GDT: at Tampa Bay 3, Red Wings 2

Posted by kylee on 14 April 2016 - 02:28 PM

LOL 

 

Zetterberg and Filpula in a fight? Wonder who would win. 

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#2668537 2016 Round 1 Photoshop War: Tampa Bay Lightning

Posted by amato on 14 April 2016 - 06:17 PM

Little something I threw together real quick :P 


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