Saturday, January 15, 2011

STM

Stop the madness. Many's the time VFTD has looked in vain for an answer to the flagging interest (and participation) in competitive paintball. And no matter how positively received initially each time every "new" answer leaves something to be desired. Somehow doubt creeps in leaving each momentary certainty ultimately unsatisfactory. Frustration builds and hopelessness sets in making the struggle that much more difficult. And then it came to me.
It was an epiphany. Totally out of the blue. Nothing a conscious mind would have ever considered. It's the damned acronyms. Competitive paintball is suffocating under an immense pile of acronyms. What's a PSP? Or a NPPL? Or a WCPPL for that matter? A CFOA or BCPPL or a CXBL? A CFPS or a MSXL? MAPL? NEPL? PBC? PALS? And I'm just getting started. How the hell is anyone supposed to know that all those and more represent competitive paintball? I say enough with the acronyms already. Support VFTD as we work to get the message out. No more acronyms. It's time to put the "paintball" back into competitive paintball. Whose with me?

8 comments:

houdini said...

What's VFTD?

Anonymous said...

I'm sure you'll get support from PE, DP, APS, CCM, CCI, BT, KAS, GA, DLX & BL.

Don Saavedra said...

WTF?

Reiner Schafer said...

Gee Wilickers! That's a lot of acronyms and a good number of choices for players. There must be a lot of money in running paintball tournaments.

Connor said...

*claps* Well done, that was a good laugh. :)

Robert said...

Minor League Paintball did this.

papa chad said...

yup. I've said many a time that paintball is far too fragmented.

Anonymous said...

It's not just that no-one cares. It's also that no-one cares that no-one cares.