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Old 02-11-2020, 01:36 PM #43
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Nick, you sir are more than a pivotal player IMO.
I think you will really show how pivotal of a player you really are this year. I assume that you will be one of the Ironmens starters this year. Your shots off the break are killer, your one on one skillz are second to none. Go show Xfactor what they lost bud, wish you nothing but good luck this year.

Wondering what you will be shooting this year? PE or Dye
I cant see someone on Dyes factory team shooting anything other then a dye marker.
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Old 02-11-2020, 02:44 PM #44
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I cant see someone on Dyes factory team shooting anything other then a dye marker.
I agree he will probably be shooting a dye marker. No different than when he played on Heat and shot a Luxe.
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Old 02-11-2020, 02:47 PM #45
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Probably? Ofcourse he will be shooting DYE. Not an other option.
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Old 02-11-2020, 02:51 PM #46
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Wondering what you will be shooting this year? PE or Dye
That's a pretty ignorant question.
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Old 02-11-2020, 03:21 PM #47
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That's a pretty ignorant question.
How you figure that?
He wouldn't be the first player to play with a different marker than the rest of the team. Man people sure get worked up about nothing lol
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Old 02-11-2020, 04:27 PM #48
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Old 02-11-2020, 05:08 PM #49
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Old 02-11-2020, 07:55 PM #50
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Old 02-11-2020, 08:35 PM #51
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That is one good looking marker there Nick.
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Old 02-11-2020, 11:52 PM #52
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The feeling is that I'm not good enough to be a starter. When you fly people in, their expectation is for them to start.

LJ committed back to the team and with the addition of Raney the teams costs went up.

It was also mentioned that me not being a starter took practice time away from others who essentially need it more. Because I'm playing, someone else is sitting.

So I was let go because I was not a starter, cost money to fly in, took practice time away from my teammates, and the costs went up with LJ coming back and Raney as well.

If other players/fans saw me as a pivotal player, I thank you.
Thanks for letting us know. That seriously makes no sense. You not good enough to be a starter, wow. Don't you want to have quality players on the bench? NBA has a 6th man of the Year award. Sounds like you got a raw deal. Hopefully you will help the IM make Sunday more often.

PS - you can come play with us any time and maybe just maybe start (jokes you could for sure start). Best of luck to you in the up coming season.
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Old 02-12-2020, 02:36 PM #53
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Thanks for letting us know. That seriously makes no sense. You not good enough to be a starter, wow. Don't you want to have quality players on the bench? NBA has a 6th man of the Year award. Sounds like you got a raw deal. Hopefully you will help the IM make Sunday more often.

PS - you can come play with us any time and maybe just maybe start (jokes you could for sure start). Best of luck to you in the up coming season.
hes saying the cost of importing a player that isnt a starter is not worth it. its not like hes bad, its just not worth the cost for xfactor. They have a bunch of local talent. All their imported talent is a starter. They cut Skemp the same way, hes not a "bad" player either.

Heat and Impact can afford to just import anyone, Xfactor cannot.
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Old 02-12-2020, 02:57 PM #54
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hes saying the cost of importing a player that isnt a starter is not worth it. its not like hes bad, its just not worth the cost for xfactor. They have a bunch of local talent. All their imported talent is a starter. They cut Skemp the same way, hes not a "bad" player either.

Heat and Impact can afford to just import anyone, Xfactor cannot.
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Nick is a great player and a great teammate. We all wish him the best and there's no surprise at all that he got picked up by another team.
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Old 02-12-2020, 03:18 PM #55
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hes saying the cost of importing a player that isnt a starter is not worth it. its not like hes bad, its just not worth the cost for xfactor. They have a bunch of local talent. All their imported talent is a starter. They cut Skemp the same way, hes not a "bad" player either.

Heat and Impact can afford to just import anyone, Xfactor cannot.
That makes a lot of sense. You have to build the most competitive team as possible and watch (lack of a better example, the teams salary cap) your budget for the year. The Texas paintball scene right now is crazy good. Glad we don't have to make tough decisions like that. Stupid money getting in the way of fun.
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How you figure that?
He wouldn't be the first player to play with a different marker than the rest of the team. Man people sure get worked up about nothing lol
that hasn't happened in like 15 years at the pro level lol
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Old 02-13-2020, 03:36 AM #57
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Not to mention that the Ironmen are THE Dye factory team. I really wouldn’t have seen them allowing a player to use another marker. I could possibly see a different jersey or pants but not a marker or loader or barrel
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Old 02-13-2020, 09:05 AM #58
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Not to mention that the Ironmen are THE Dye factory team. I really wouldn’t have seen them allowing a player to use another marker. I could possibly see a different jersey or pants but not a marker or loader or barrel
THE dye factory team will always be head to toe in dye gear.
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The feeling is that I'm not good enough to be a starter. When you fly people in, their expectation is for them to start.

LJ committed back to the team and with the addition of Raney the teams costs went up.

It was also mentioned that me not being a starter took practice time away from others who essentially need it more. Because I'm playing, someone else is sitting.

So I was let go because I was not a starter, cost money to fly in, took practice time away from my teammates, and the costs went up with LJ coming back and Raney as well.

If other players/fans saw me as a pivotal player, I thank you.
I have had my issues with Nick before but I will say that this post changed my opinion about you/him. Arguably, this takes a big person to post something like this and still comeback with fire. Way to go Nick and best of luck on your upcoming year.
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How you figure that?
He wouldn't be the first player to play with a different marker than the rest of the team. Man people sure get worked up about nothing lol
Sure, never happened before, not gonna happen ever on the Pro level circuit in the US.

Same for any other sport. You got sponsors, you can't let someone with other brand gear play in your team without getting you into trouble. I can name some teams who got ditched that way in the Europe circuit though.
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Old 02-13-2020, 02:12 PM #61
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Sure, never happened before, not gonna happen ever on the Pro level circuit in the US.

Same for any other sport. You got sponsors, you can't let someone with other brand gear play in your team without getting you into trouble. I can name some teams who got ditched that way in the Europe circuit though.
2012 Houston Heat. Chad George played for Impact in the NPPL and Heat for the PSP. He was required to use Planet Eclipse markers the whole season while Heat used DLX.

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I have had my issues with Nick before but I will say that this post changed my opinion about you/him. Arguably, this takes a big person to post something like this and still comeback with fire. Way to go Nick and best of luck on your upcoming year.
Thanks man. I will say that it wasn't my choice not to start. I believe I wouldn't of cost the team any points if I did start but at the end of the day the powers that be don't have confidence in me stepping out of the field 1st point then so be it.
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