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Discussion: I just see one Cascade up there...

in: BigWillyStyle; BigWillyStyle > 2016-07-11

Jul 12, 2016 5:26 AM # 
Pink Socks:
**cough** Ed fix this **cough**
Jul 12, 2016 5:33 AM # 
Pink Socks:
Once you're fixed, CascadeOC has 4 runners in the Top 25, more than any other club!
Jul 13, 2016 11:19 PM # 
Ed isn't the one who can fix this...Will needs to change his club by editing his club when he enters events online. Club used in race entries, and then results is the one reflected in the rankings.
Jul 13, 2016 11:25 PM # 
P.S. Congrats on moving up to #2!!
Jul 13, 2016 11:41 PM # 
Pink Socks:
I think Will told me (I think) that he's going to keep using SAMM as long as it's an option in the registration system. SAMM has not been an active club since December 31, 2014.
Jul 14, 2016 12:10 AM # 
Well, deleting Samm as an option is on Ed... :)
Jul 14, 2016 2:34 AM # 
I respect Will for keeping it real.
Jul 14, 2016 2:49 AM # 
Haha Ed and I have actually discussed this; he basically said stop being a pain in the ass for technical reasons it's more trouble than it's worth to delete SAMM from the database. So that's why it's still there.

My rule of thumb is COC for championships, SAMM for lesser events. Registering as SAMM is my own subtle/quirky way of paying tribute to those who taught me how to orienteer (some of whom are no longer with us).
Jul 14, 2016 4:36 PM # 
I also get to play along...the rankings program fails the lookup to assign your rankings ID when the club isn't the same as the one used for the current rankings.
Jul 15, 2016 12:49 AM # 
Removing clubs is a bit of a problem right now in eventreg as it breaks viewing start lists or entry data from past events. I need to add a flag to the club list that indicates if the club is active, so it can stay in the table to be referenced by old data, but not shown in the current club drop down.
Jul 15, 2016 1:34 AM # 
I want to play too. Imagine when SAMM is removed from the database, Will will be racing for Null Island
Jul 15, 2016 5:06 AM # 
hmm well maybe I should stop then. I had assumed the rankings program disregarded club affiliation (since that can change) and I wasn't creating any additional work for anyone.
Jul 15, 2016 6:51 PM # 
Ah, no worries really.

Though, I could be passive/aggressive and drop SAMM from my DB table the next time I loaded rankings, so it would instead show blank as your club when you used SAMM. ;-)

Rankings match on First Name, Last Name, Club, since this is the information always in the results. Not everyone has an OUSA #, or if they do, it isn't always entered correctly, and club sometimes helps sort out people with the same name.

Anyway, unless you start using variations of Will, Wil, William, Bill, Billy, etc., you are the least of my problem children. :)
Jul 21, 2016 5:37 PM # 
SAMM is now gone.
Jul 21, 2016 5:42 PM # 
Pink Socks:

(what have I done????)
Jul 21, 2016 7:57 PM # 
Jul 21, 2016 8:22 PM # 
Dude, let's resurrect SAMM! With one more club membership in North America, I get the next one free!
Jul 21, 2016 8:32 PM # 
Pink Socks:
There's an official rule with SAMM's resurrection, and that's that any club member of SAMM can never wear a CSU jersey ever again.
Jul 21, 2016 8:47 PM # 
I had some ideas for uniform; I was envisioning something like this:

Except instead of orange and blue, we use pumpkin and azure.

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