As the season gets ready to begin, i feel its time to make a guide to starting threads, as well as responding to threads in a way that will make them both entertaining, as well as informative. And well What better place to make that guide than in the veteran's forum ( considering that those in the veterans forum know what it takes to get rep-votes, as well as a great thread )
How/ When to make a thread:
First of all, I would like to explain When to make a thread.
Scenario 1: Basketball News
This is the most common thread of all, and also the most self explanitory. The only requirements to posting basketball news is having a link to the article you're posting, and the 2nd is double checking that the same article has not already been posted..
notes: To make this type of thread better, Provide your view on it, whether its you agree, or highlighting a specific part of an article, and talking about your views on it.
Scenario 2: A Reflection or Opinion about something.
IMPORTANT- MAKE SURE YOU POST IN THE RIGHT SECTION
-This scenario is one of the trickiest ones to post, but yet one of the easiest to come up with. like i emphasized before, make sure you post it in the right place. Also, once again make sure your view, or opinion is unique and not already posted.
-Also, when writing your reflection or opinion, make sure you seperate thoughts and ideas somehow, whether its by color, or simply using paragraphs.
-ask yourself "Does this post leave room for comments?" Many times with opiniated posts, people state something that people have no way to add to..which leads to the threads that have a trillian 2 word replies saying "kobe is better" or so on. If you want to compare 2....