View Poll Results: Should OSO have a Jr. Members Section?
Yes, try an OSO Jr. Members section.
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Old 01-03-2007, 11:15 AM
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Default Should OSO have a Jr. Members Section?

What do you think?

Perhaps a section designed specifically for youngsters coming into the sport via friends, family, and/or other avenues to ask a lot of questions and polls. This would be an area where anyone who falls into this dynamic would not be afraid to ask or seek info on any topic as it pertains to the powerboating arena.

The greatest advantage to such is this would become a central repository for this information, that would evolve as the sport does.

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Old 01-03-2007, 11:28 AM
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I would say a huge YES to that. It's hilarious when an unsuspecting person on here is taking advice from teenagers (...and pre-teens)!!

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Old 01-03-2007, 11:51 AM
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Ummm, I dunno - that's like taking the "rush" out of a fraternity... But I suppose it would be ok, "for the love of the sport" of course
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Perhaps a designator above or below the Avatar depicting Jr. Member Status?
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I would say a huge YES to that. It's hilarious when an unsuspecting person on here is taking advice from teenagers (...and pre-teens)!!

It's no differance than taking advice from a OLD person that acts like a pre-teen.
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I don't think there should be. I think it's funny when someone on here cracks on the youth. I think it's great that there are some young ens that are interested enough to hop on this site to become more envolved. I'm pretty new to this sport and hope to get more envovled but I don't want to be classified as a Jr. I'm pretty sure ther are other that would aggree.
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No, no junior section.
I've been boating for many years and would not like to be placed in a "Junior Member" section just because I'm new to the forum. OSO has taught me a lot things several of which I learned by lurking before I joined.
I know that many of the newbies ask some strange questions, but hey, we all asked similar questions when we started too. And like some famous person once said "There's no such thing a a stupid question. Only dumb mistakes.".

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The poll has nothing to do with boating experience. The direction of the Jr. Section is for YOUNGSTERS.

I worded my first post a little better, and OldSchool's post hits the nail on the head on one aspect as well.

I used to visit a lot of forums that were quite informative on different subjects. Over the past two years, most of them have become overrun with kids posting worthless banter, and its driven away the quality of the information and entertainment of the site. Now I really only spend time here and on the Diesel Stop. I'd hate to see either go that direction, hence the reason for the poll.

I don't know what Junior means to many of you, but to mean it means younger than adult.
I didn't ask if we should have a section for inexperienced boaters.

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What do you think?

Perhaps a section designed specifically for youngsters coming into the sport via friends, family, and/or other avenues to ask a lot of questions and polls. This would be an area where anyone who falls into this dynamic would not be afraid to ask or seek info on any topic as it pertains to the powerboating arena.

The greatest advantage to such is this would become a central repository for this information, that would evolve as the sport does.


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I've got one. Its padded even.

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