Originally Posted by Bob the Angry Potato
We need more players...
I always see this as the reason why idea's like this crop up from time to time like the public has an obligation to be exposed to our sport/community. Sorry - Joe Public isn't welcome in my kitchen, and certainly not in my community.
It's bullshit - we do nothing/very little to try and ensure we KEEP the existing players around - it's always this whining that we need more players. No - we don't. We need to keep the existing one's keen with being a part of things, and wanting to hang around instead of populating the buy and sell - something that seems to be getting the most traffic in the sport. Fancy that?