Is the new BDO social media activity a good sign?

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Is the new BDO social media activity a good sign?

Postby ChrisW » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:06 pm

So The BDO are seemingly making a concerted effort to change how all tour events are covered.
A good sign for the coming period or not.

I for one think this kind of coverage shouldn't be done by the BDO but by the event organiser.
The BDO should just provide highlights and retweet stuff.

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Postby Garry Murphy » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:18 pm

you would think if they are going to tweet they at least correct their mistakes.
they posted how Dennis Ovens was a 2 time uk open semi finalist.

first off its Denis not Dennis, and he is not a 2 time but a 3 time uk open semi finalist
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Postby ssjsa » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:29 pm

Garry Murphy wrote:you would think if they are going to tweet they at least correct their mistakes.
they posted how Dennis Ovens was a 2 time uk open semi finalist.

first off its Denis not Dennis, and he is not a 2 time but a 3 time uk open semi finalist


Think the poster known as Garry Murphy has made a valid point in regard to the poor grammar in the tweet he refers to. ;-)
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Postby The Jolly Man » Mon Aug 27, 2018 10:56 pm

Has to be sustained. Several times previously things change, they ‘hire’ someone, things change on the short term then revert to the same old. All is in vain if Lakeside doesn’t remain on a main tv channel

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Re: Is the new BDO social media activity a good sign?

Postby Garry Murphy » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:01 pm

ssjsa wrote:
Garry Murphy wrote:you would think if they are going to tweet they at least correct their mistakes.
they posted how Dennis Ovens was a 2 time uk open semi finalist.

first off its Denis not Dennis, and he is not a 2 time but a 3 time uk open semi finalist


Think the poster known as Garry Murphy has made a valid point in regard to the poor grammar in the tweet he refers to. ;-)



If you are going to falsely advertise the stale product using terms as "World Professional Darts" you would expect some basic English.
Look at the very first message the current BDO chairman posted after the AGM, how he was the "bew" chiaman of the bdo.

Its one thing for me to be lazy and not bothered on my blog but when you are trying to hoodwink people into thinking the product is something of note , then the most basic mistakes should not be happening.
It seems like some pisshead at a comp is just lashing out anything solely because numerous people like Burton de Witt, myself and others mentioned their lack of tweeting without even checking grammar.
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Postby oche balboa » Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:58 pm

Gazmong having a moan
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Postby ChrisW » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:46 am

oche balboa wrote:Gazmong having a moan

And finally admitting his blog is full of shit :)

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Postby daveboygreen » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:29 am

Garry Murphy wrote:
ssjsa wrote:
Garry Murphy wrote:you would think if they are going to tweet they at least correct their mistakes.
they posted how Dennis Ovens was a 2 time uk open semi finalist.

first off its Denis not Dennis, and he is not a 2 time but a 3 time uk open semi finalist


Think the poster known as Garry Murphy has made a valid point in regard to the poor grammar in the tweet he refers to. ;-)



If you are going to falsely advertise the stale product using terms as "World Professional Darts" you would expect some basic English.
Look at the very first message the current BDO chairman posted after the AGM, how he was the "bew" chiaman of the bdo.

Its one thing for me to be lazy and not bothered on my blog but when you are trying to hoodwink people into thinking the product is something of note , then the most basic mistakes should not be happening.
It seems like some pisshead at a comp is just lashing out anything solely because numerous people like Burton de Witt, myself and others mentioned their lack of tweeting without even checking grammar.


Perhaps you should look at your own grammar and spelling on your blog and forum posts before slating others eh!!

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Postby Black Velvet » Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:52 am

eh!!

Of course it’s a good thing.

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Postby Zapp Brannigan » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:09 pm

Yes?

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Postby el_ringo » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:36 pm

It's great until the moment someone who knows the password has been slighted by someone else within the BDO and then uses the accounts to post all the malicious details and other dirty laundry up.

Why they are trying to do it manually amuses me surely must be a simple task to automate it from Darts For Windows so it just posts as results are known ?

I lost track of all the positions in the recent Night of the long Jacklins do they actually have an IT person onboard ?

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Postby only85 » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:52 pm

meanwhile in pedantic corner if ovens is a 3 times uk semi finalist (for this is true) then he must certainly have been a 2 times uk open semi finalist as well anyway im off up the amazon !!! ta ta

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Postby Ginge » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:54 pm

only85 wrote:meanwhile in pedantic corner if ovens is a 3 times uk semi finalist (for this is true) then he must certainly have been a 2 times uk open semi finalist as well anyway im off up the amazon !!! ta ta


Thats a ridiculous defence :DDD: :DDD: :DDD:
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Postby Black Velvet » Tue Aug 28, 2018 3:19 pm

el_ringo wrote:It's great until the moment someone who knows the password has been slighted by someone else within the BDO and then uses the accounts to post all the malicious details and other dirty laundry up.

Why they are trying to do it manually amuses me surely must be a simple task to automate it from Darts For Windows so it just posts as results are known ?

I lost track of all the positions in the recent Night of the long Jacklins do they actually have an IT person onboard ?

You’re embarrassing yourself, mate.

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Postby nikkiboy » Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:21 pm

Ginge wrote:
only85 wrote:meanwhile in pedantic corner if ovens is a 3 times uk semi finalist (for this is true) then he must certainly have been a 2 times uk open semi finalist as well anyway im off up the amazon !!! ta ta


Thats a ridiculous defence :DDD: :DDD: :DDD:

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Postby Garry Murphy » Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:22 pm

Ginge wrote:
only85 wrote:meanwhile in pedantic corner if ovens is a 3 times uk semi finalist (for this is true) then he must certainly have been a 2 times uk open semi finalist as well anyway im off up the amazon !!! ta ta


Thats a ridiculous defence :DDD: :DDD: :DDD:


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Postby Paddy McGinty » Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:44 am

This thread is a great example of how positive changes in the BDO are viewed by the majority on here..........says it all really.
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Postby Buzz Fledderjohn » Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:59 am

Paddy McGinty wrote:This thread is a great example of how positive changes in the BDO are viewed by the majority on here..........says it all really.

By "positive change" do you mean that someone over at BDO Towers has finally worked out which end of Twitter is which?
And that this "positive change" is being viewed as marginally less interesting than a pointless discussion about the level of UK Open success enjoyed by Denis Ovens?

Think you could be right there. It speaks volumes.

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Postby nikkiboy » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:24 am

Buzz Fledderjohn wrote:
Paddy McGinty wrote:This thread is a great example of how positive changes in the BDO are viewed by the majority on here..........says it all really.

By "positive change" do you mean that someone over at BDO Towers has finally worked out which end of Twitter is which?
And that this "positive change" is being viewed as marginally less interesting than a pointless discussion about the level of UK Open success enjoyed by Denis Ovens?

Think you could be right there. It speaks volumes.

It speaks volumes that BDO Fanatics think the BDO should be getting universal congratulations for doing something that they should have been doing five years ago.
Won't somebody please think of those poor carrier pigeons who are now out of a job and what about the three rolls of thermal fax paper Sue has in the stationery cupboard?
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Re: Is the new BDO social media activity a good sign?

Postby Ginge » Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:26 am

All we now is for the BDO Fanzone to oficially launch, about two years after it started :D
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