Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Last Word on HB

Okay. It turns out I'm being taken to task by a few regulars who were generous enough to send emails instead of posting comments--and the bulk of those concern the announcing at HB. Which was (apparently) atrocious. To a man (or woman) the objections are consistently the same. Paintball ignorant, not informative of the actions on field, possibly drunk announcing, heavily shilling sponsors, generally annoying & at times rude and inappropriate sexual comments. (Could it be time to change Pev's nickname? A single letter will do the trick.)
I didn't remark on any of that because I wasn't exposed to most of it. I'm commenting now because I discovered a thread in the HB forum at PBN late last night saying much the same. If the comments have merit the NPPL needs to deal with the situation directly. Like it or not, that is the voice of the league (insert your own joke here) and I can't imagine that is the image the league wants to project to the public or the paintball community at large.

9 comments:

sdawg said...

The announcing was horrible, matched only by the general uselessness of the camera work.

The play by play was generally the announcer exclaiming "oooohhhhhh!!! What a move", and then poorly describing some action that happened off screen.

They need to bring back that English guy from a couple years back.

Mark said...

I think they're referring to the PA announcer not the webcast commentators.

Anonymous said...

No he is referring to Nicky T who did a pretty solid job at announcing.

sdawg said...

I was referring to the webcast announcers. I thought that was what Baca was posting about.

Houdini said...

Pev was on the mic in the stands between points from what I heard. One of the canadian players was doing the webcast on sunday

Anonymous said...

Perv's Paintball.
you know that might actually have legs - long, tanned and toned legs, that meet at the top.. etc...

Anonymous said...

"last word on HB " ? I am sure your whining will return in 12 months

Anonymous said...

I think it'll be a lot sooner than that...

Baca Loco said...

Thanks, Anons. Always around to brighten my day. Come back anytime--no need to wait until your balls drop.