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Old 05-23-2013, 10:23 AM   #47 (permalink)
Lohman446
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Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: West Michigan

Quote:
Originally Posted by mastercoo View Post
Big games are not the same as rec play.
I will be taking my daughter with me to a few paintball games this year. They may be pump and pistol days at Hell's Survivors depending on how the weekends fall. They may be at the local field. They will not be big games. They most certainly will not be tournaments.

The point is I have to be careful where I bring people to play with me because the behavior is often so far out of hand and one or two jerks can really destroy a field.

And we are willing to dismiss it? Do you wonder why paintball cannot grow if new players have to be sheltered or simply avoid it?
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