It's been real.

Discussion in 'The Deuce' started by Shaun Mason, Sep 27, 2013.

  1. Shaun Mason

    Shaun Mason Somebody you used to know.

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    I love you guys far more than is healthy for a group of guys with a friendship formed over video games.

    With that said, per the request of the active members of the league, I am dropping out of The Deuce.

    Simply put, I play Xbox as a social exercise far more than I play because I enjoy playing the games. There hasn't been a whole lot of that social engagement in the league for a long time and as a consequence I've lost interest. It has literally become a chore and there is little point in me delaying the decision hoping that will change.

    This is a strong group of guys and the league has a good reputation so I'm sure filling my spot will be easy to do. I hope you guys don't take this personally, I consider you guys real friends in every sense of the word, and I hope you guys consider me the same.

    Shaun
     
  2. JrRawlins

    JrRawlins People hate me cause they aint me...

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    Shaun Mason

    This sucks.... but I understand..... i think alot of us will have to decide if we will continue to play or if the Deuce has ran its course...... At least we had some classic moments and laughs over the last 5 years..... it has been definitely been real.... take it easy my dude.....
     
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  3. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Sad to see you go, but theres no sense in going through the motions at this point if you don't enjoy the game.
    I'm all in moving forward - like the game and league. That said, it seems like there are a few guys on the fence. If we cant keep 8 plus guys, I don't see much sense in continuing with a bunch of filler
     
  4. Bondzai

    Bondzai Your Mom's Best Friend

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    Well we know we can't add guys because of the XP glitch so let's just figure out who wants to keep going and roll with it.
     
  5. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    FIFY
     
  6. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    I don't think anyone is on the fence. No one has at least come out and said it.

    Everyone needs to do a better job of getting their games in.
     
  7. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Weren't a few guys saying if they lost their jobs they wouldn't be interested in playing anymore. Not trying to start a fire, I'm optimistic we'll keep going strong.
     
  8. Bondzai

    Bondzai Your Mom's Best Friend

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    I said that but I talk a lot of shit when I'm fired up. :)

    I don't want to change jobs but I won't actually quit.
     
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  9. Timpegoose

    Timpegoose Walk On

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    As long as I get a head coaching job if I'm fired, I'm cool with it. Coordinator I'd probably be bored out of my mind though to be honest.
     
  10. Bondzai

    Bondzai Your Mom's Best Friend

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    Offensive coordinator would be fine since I suck so bad at defense.
     
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  11. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Haha fair enough...thought someone had indicated as much.
     
  12. JFace907

    JFace907 Ron F'n Swanson

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    If I get fired again my interest level will definitely go down. Especially if I have to go to a non BCS school.
     
  13. jkhaalis991

    jkhaalis991 Back in The Deuce...been gone too long.

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    Ok with Shaun done & Jface is going to get fired (sorry Face, but its going to happen) what are we going to do moving forward?
     
  14. JFace907

    JFace907 Ron F'n Swanson

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    The worst part is, I'm just bad at the game. It's not a bad game, I'm just bad at it.
     
  15. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    There are 10 guys in this league that will help you. You just have to open up and ask questions.
     
  16. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    What can we do? We aren't restarting.
     
  17. Bondzai

    Bondzai Your Mom's Best Friend

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    We just have to continue with whoever wants to stick it out.
     
  18. JFace907

    JFace907 Ron F'n Swanson

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    First off, can someone look at my team and tell me what play style would fit me best? I'm a pro guy through and through, but have to be very versatile when I am taking new jobs every year with someone else's players.
     
  19. bringbackjimmy

    bringbackjimmy WTFWTTD

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    the league is going down hill with the slow advances and ppl spread out so why not restart with the ppl still interested and go with a hard 24 hr adv if games get simmed so be it... maybe do less jkhaalis991 ing with the sliders so its easier for the ppl not so great with the game instead of trying to keep a certain few in check..

    i think we should do a hard 24 adv no matter what.
     
  20. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    1. I don't get the sense we're going downhill at all. In fact, I think Shaun leaving has galvanized the group.
    2. We make these sliders any easier and I'll quickly lose interest. I need a competitive CPU to keep me interested.
     
  21. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    Next time I'm on I'll take a look. Probably will look at some box scores as well and see what I can see.
     
  22. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    Bitch all you want about the gameplay, the games are very realistic provided you don't cheesedick the CPU.
     
  23. bringbackjimmy

    bringbackjimmy WTFWTTD

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    i wasn't bitching about gameplay i was saying we should make it easier so players who are struggling can amount some success. i am fine with the sliders, because its not the sliders that i have complaints about. my main complaint lay heavily on the crappy cover logic that ea left us with I.E cover 3 or 4 routinely getting beat over the top.
     
  24. Drifterbub

    Drifterbub Help me hide a body?

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    I think Pro style fits your needs. Most of your OL are good at pass blocking (except for your C) and you have 3-4 good WRs. I would focus on spreading it around and using the short passing game to open up the run. You have some good HBs and you are not using them enough. Establish the running game out of heavy sets (even heavy shotgun or pistol formations) and mix it up.

    Your stats aren't bad. Just have to be more efficient.
     
  25. I Peench

    I Peench Caught in the hustle

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    Let's link up for a game at some point, I'd be happy to help in any way I can.
     

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