Remembering the original PVCF

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Phisix, Jan 24, 2011.

  1. Ah PVCF, the forum which we used to spend most of our days, more so for some. This thread is about remembering PCVF, our time there and the good, the bad and the downright weird and funny moments which we had.

    Remember away!

    RIP PVCF: 2002-2011
  2. It's glory days were 2002-2006. At some point Steve lost interest, and then Alex and Gripper showed up and pooped all over the place.
  3. The forum went down hill once all the obnoxious Sony whores were booted, it killed all the drama. Plus pjbliverpool wasn't around to make Far Cry screenshot threads.
  4. That was the only forum I visited regularly, other than seeking help at specialized places. Steve may have been a giant wiener, but he knew how to code.

    I put PVCF's peak at 2005.

  5. What are your thoughts on Alex and Gripper if they come over to the new forums?

    I'd be tempted just to permaban Gripper. He was a worthless troll. Maybe Alex could stay if he gets on some medication.
  6. I say let them in. They can play with the other crazies.
  7. The whole intention of pc VERSUS consoles had been dissapeared. PVC whent to console/Sony only. Same thing could happen here.
  8. How many times have you said that over the last month or so? I smell a bot.
  9. Depends. I lean towards zero tolerance if the trolling gets even a bit suffocating. Boring trolling gets old fast and I think it drove some decent members from the old site. We don't want that again.
  10. If you want to be the PC champion no one is stopping you. Defend the PC's honour as much as you like; it'll make the place interesting and it might bring in some other people to argue or join you when they find this place on Google.
  11. I can be the stalwart defender of the console mwahahah
  12. Yea, only problem is that people might fear all the overwhelming Sony zombies, and stay away. Hence, the old PVC didnt liftoff anymore after it got raped by consolefans.
  13. Steve stomping out the Sony Zombies was a problem though. They kept the PC people busy posting screenshots of draw distance and such. When the Sony zombies left, they took the PC loonies with them, which only left more moderate, albeit console gamers.
  14. I think it's a fair point. If people see people talking about enjoying playing a certain console they might run off in tears. We should warn new members to watch out for the Sony Swamp Gas when joining and offer a counselling service for those affected.
  15. @Hellripper. If you write some stellar reviews regarding pc's and pc gaming we might attract more pc fans. I agree that we need more people like you who are willing to protect their platform of choice but without the console fans being here you might as well call the site pc vs pc. Consoles won round 1, now we need the rematch.
  16. What bfun is doing with the steam thread is a good idea; hopefully it creates a bit of a community feel like we've had with PS3 online thread. Moaning that people talk about playing games on a certain platform seems mental to me. None of the regulars within that thread have trolled the forums before. The constant references to Sony Zombies and so on seem pretty juvenile and misplaced. Still, if that's what hellripper wants to do it's his choice but I'll call him on it.
  17. I always liked chairmansteve's approach. He let everyone in and only banned people if they really caused disruption. He got ban happy for a few years but towards the end he was pretty neutral. All in all he let a lot more stuff go on in PVC than other forums allow and I don't think that is a bad thing.
  18. I agree to an extent but YoYo et al would have been banned a long time ago if it were down to me. That sort of thing was very dull and things seemed to dip during that period and for a long time after.
  19. I think it would be more accurate to say that he just stopped giving a shit in the later years. YoYo, Gripper, and Alex all should have been banned a long time ago.
  20. All types of fanboys should be allowed in. That way we get cross console discussions and the like going. Discriminating against one set drives them away.