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Old 12-24-2008, 09:31 AM #22
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Well I am always at the field helping kids out, fixing their guns, or just helping them with how they play. I'm always lending out gear, in fact I think my gear is in about 6 different gear bags right now from lending out, but I don't mind. I talk about it with anyone who has an idea of paintball, even if it is a bit off. If they have never heard of it, I explain it the best I can.

I rather other people have fun than me, it sort of makes me feel good just to see them happy.
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:01 AM #23
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well, i dont swear and ***** at people asking them what they do to sport the sport. i try not to act an uber a-hole.

you know, stuff like that
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:08 AM #24
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i just tell everyone in school to try it
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:19 AM #25
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ive gotten at least 6 friends to play and now there dedicated ballers
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:49 AM #26
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I try to make sure people have fun and leave happy when they play. That seems to spread the word the best.

I also do a little radio, TV, and print advertising. Right now we have a booth in one of the busier malls here promoting our field and paintball in general.

But making sure everyone has fun is by far the most effective way to make the sport grow.
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Old 12-24-2008, 12:04 PM #27
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I'm a consumer, I buy stuff from companies so they can promote the sport more.
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Old 12-24-2008, 12:14 PM #28
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my dad owns a paintball/airsoft shop, and i pretty much run everything paintball related inside.
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Old 12-24-2008, 03:05 PM #29
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I finally got my best friends to try it and come with me. Before now I've only had a couple friends willing to try it and go with me, now they're interested in doing leagues and the new friends plan on playing regularly. Oh yeah and I also don't censor myself. Yup.
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Old 12-24-2008, 03:15 PM #30
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Well let's hear it...WTF are you doing to promote the sport? And don't give me that B.S. about "Oh I play every weekend and compete in tournaments." Any ******* with a gun can do that...

What are you doing to help the sport grow? What are you doing to help give the sport a positive image so the rest of society learns to accept it into mainstream culture? What are you doing to unify paintballers across the nation and across the world?
Here's a question: What are you doing to help promote paintball?
Posting this stupid question on forums trying to act all holy like the sport needs saving. piss off.
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Old 12-24-2008, 04:44 PM #31
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Old 12-24-2008, 04:51 PM #32
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Be a dickhole and shove my beliefs down everyone elses throuts.
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Old 12-24-2008, 05:26 PM #33
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Firefighters + paintball = Positive image, sorta.

EDIT: i guess i just go around and if i find someone talking negative about paintball i'll give them the statistics of injuries from paintball compared to any other sport. for instance, skaters. most of them think paintball is stupid and you can get injured from running around.
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Old 12-24-2008, 05:41 PM #34
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I bring (or at least try) my non paintballing buddies paintballing.
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Old 12-24-2008, 07:18 PM #35
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Pretty much nothing. I play for enjoyment, and can only afford to play once in a while and only with my pump.
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Old 12-24-2008, 09:01 PM #36
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i have a CC paintball sticker on my car?
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:41 PM #37
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Promote paintball? Don't really. I wear pb casual attire like shorts, hoodies & t-shirts but that's about it. I only talk about paintball if someone asks.

Now SUPPORTing paintball, that's different. But we all do that, by buying paint & gear.
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Old 12-24-2008, 11:51 PM #38
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I help out the new guys with anything that they need help with from advice on equipment to how to have fun on the field. I give away a lot of free stuff to my fellow paintball players. Promoting the sport and making friends is more important than making a few measly bucks.
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Old 12-25-2008, 12:05 AM #39
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I create pointless threads on the nation, what do you do?
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Old 12-26-2008, 01:29 PM #40
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I try to bring as many new people to the field as possible. I try to help new players out at the field as much as possible. I discuss paintball with anyone willing to listen.

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I think that all of these posts, except for Dr. Straightpride's, a few others, and my earlier one, are perfect examples of why this sport is going to meet its demise...
The posts you're talking about do not signal the demise of paintball. Paintball is not going anywhere, it just may not continue to be a game that you want to play. Those posts illustrate where we are as a society today, yet society still lumbers on. What makes paintball any different? What makes your second post different from all of the ones that you deemed as the harbinger of the demise of paintball? I'm not trying to flame you, but I see no difference.
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Old 12-26-2008, 05:05 PM #41
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Well lets see I support paintball by shooting cars going down the highway and big yellow school buses. and then when the cops come I paint there cars a different color. after that I will shoot all the road signs I see, and I'll shoot inoccent bystanders in town till they scream in pain. and I love shooting babymamas there funny . so then people will notice how cool paintball is and want to do the same. correct? . o yea **** paintball
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Old 12-26-2008, 06:02 PM #42
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