Planet Eclipse Warped Sports Manic Paintball Just Paintball G.I Milsim Tipmann BZ Paintball DYE Paintball

Pro's begging for money!

Discussion in 'Speak your Brains' started by Richiemonk, Jun 21, 2017.

  1. Richiemonk CPPS 2018....Cats are coming!

    Richiemonk
    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2005
    Message Count:
    784
    Likes Received:
    162
    Trophy Points:
    78
    It's the fact that they were probably surprised that everyone didn't suddenly donate hundreds of dollars for their cause. It's just annoying,
    To be fair, they have now apologised (ish) for the way it came across and the way it was pushed out.
     
  2. Spikerz Well-Known Member

    Spikerz
    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2014
    Message Count:
    1,437
    Likes Received:
    569
    Trophy Points:
    148
    Damian already looks like a hobo.
     
  3. onasilverbike I'm a country member!

    onasilverbike
    Joined:
    Jan 21, 2006
    Message Count:
    3,054
    Likes Received:
    582
    Trophy Points:
    138
    Or turning tricks for Sailors! ;)
     
  4. Spikerz Well-Known Member

    Spikerz
    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2014
    Message Count:
    1,437
    Likes Received:
    569
    Trophy Points:
    148
    They said any proceeds above their target will be donated to charity. Fair play for that.
     
    Schmickle likes this.
  5. shoaibaktar Well-Known Member

    shoaibaktar
    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2011
    Message Count:
    394
    Likes Received:
    139
    Trophy Points:
    53
    I find it suprising that no one has yet pointed out ,most of the countries they will beat have already paid for them to come over here! I don't think their asking for a free ride outrages the paintball community .But it is a symptom of the divide in this game ,that looks like it will never leave .
     
    Missy-Q likes this.
  6. Balls of Fury Cockers Rule.. Matrix Drool

    Balls of Fury
    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2017
    Message Count:
    39
    Likes Received:
    4
    Trophy Points:
    8
    I see no problem in this it happens in other sports. It's very common for example in F1 for drivers to have financial backers to help them be in a position to get a drive in a race car..

    But there is a flip side. If I invested in a players career in this manner you would expect some sort of advertisement, memorabilia, aknowdgement (I.e names of those who gave on the players shirt) or reimbursement from winnings depending on how much you gave and why you gave it..

    After all there's no such thing as a free lunch
     
  7. Wilsano Run 'n' Gun!

    Wilsano
    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2017
    Message Count:
    33
    Likes Received:
    6
    Trophy Points:
    8
    I encourage the use of setting up a Go-Fund me page. These are the very top competitors in the sport and as such, I would imagine they play a lot of events. Without knowing the in's and out's of their finances, I would imagine they make very little if not lose money, even including sponsor benefits.

    By setting up a Go-Fund me page they are allowing their fans from all over the world to help them out, I don't see an issue with it - we would all do the same if we had a following.
     

Share This Page

Planet Eclipse Warped Sports Manic Paintball Just Paintball G.I Milsim Tipmann BZ Paintball DYE Paintball