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Old 12-03-2008, 04:01 AM
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....oh boo hoo.

Zero sympethy from me. Now people have to go back to the woods for a while and learn some long-ball tactics...or quit and get a real job...
Speedball > Woodsball imo. Woods is fun but usually takes too long for my liking. I play woods once a week but I'd rather being playing speedball if I could.
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Old 12-03-2008, 11:45 AM
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Pump time!...now just need a pump....
too bad the NPPL had the pump division... I hope this brings the rise of pump xball
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Old 12-03-2008, 02:32 PM
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too bad the NPPL had the pump division... I hope this brings the rise of pump xball
Jesus.... Pump x-ball would be... insane.
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Old 12-03-2008, 03:55 PM
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id rock it :P and i ment about the woods too (and i want a pump anyway :P, just to play with)

and actually Ford is going up...but doesnt need hte money NOW, just want acces to it later
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Old 12-03-2008, 04:26 PM
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What needs to happen is somebody stepping in and acquiring the rights to the NPPL and bringing the events back to established paintball fields which will be much cheaper to hold rather than having it at a location like HB or some stadium.

Since the field is established all you have to do is make sure the host field has the infrastructure and up to league standards. Field size and proper nettings with adequate vendor area and parking. Then the league brings in the bunkers, turf and of course officials for the event.

Overhead will be reduce by a huge amount because you don't have to pay the city like HB six figures just to hold an event and a crew to set up all the fields from scratch.

The NPPL was highly profitable when it was ran this way back in the 10 man days and at the same time you generate a lot of added interest in the local market for the host fields.

I'd schedule some of the events on a long holiday weekend too. I remember when I used to make it into a short vacation. NPPL events were 5 days long back then and had 5 man on Wednesday/Thursday, 10 man was Friday through Sunday.

There are so many posibilities and options to make it work with a much smaller overhead but still have a very successful league.
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Old 12-03-2008, 04:33 PM
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hmm, i could see K2 buying it out...
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Old 12-03-2008, 11:48 PM
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Speedball > Woodsball imo. Woods is fun but usually takes too long for my liking. I play woods once a week but I'd rather being playing speedball if I could.
And you are well within your rights to have that opinion.

I, on the other hand, reserve the right to say that I prefer the woods. And you also have the hybrid woods fields.....no one says you have to have hour-long games. Make the field smaller or cut down some brush....
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Old 12-04-2008, 09:18 AM
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And you are well within your rights to have that opinion.

I, on the other hand, reserve the right to say that I prefer the woods. And you also have the hybrid woods fields.....no one says you have to have hour-long games. Make the field smaller or cut down some brush....
I hate bush... and brush... and... all those icky things that distract from your paintball hitting that ****er in the head. I like woodsball, just not heavily bushed woods.


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Old 12-04-2008, 09:44 AM
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I think with pump, the PSP could actually afford to SPEED UP xball. Think of the things refs don't have to worry about and what players and teams don't have to worry about.

Refs don't have to worry about:
ROF issues
Ramping
and all of the masses of paint in the air while doing their job.

Players don't have to worry about:
paying for a ton of paint
loading pods (not even close to as much, at the least)
filling air (again, not as much)

They could literally take up a "rolling respawn" type to xball (rather than doing rounds, have like 2 dead people be allowed to re-break out every few minutes).
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Old 12-04-2008, 03:17 PM
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hey, i would gladly try my hand at Pump play then if they did that...good idea too HDH
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