Guests - If You want access to member only forums on HSO. You will gain access only when you Sign-in or Sign-Up on HotSpotOutdoors.

It's easy - LOOK UPPER right menu.

  • Announcements

    • Rick

      Members Only Fluid Forum View   08/08/2017

      Fluid forum view allows members only to get right to the meat of this community; the topics. You can toggle between your preferred forum view just below to the left on the main forum entrance. You will see three icons. Try them out and see what you prefer.   Fluid view allows you, if you are a signed up member, to see the newest topic posts in either all forums (select none or all) or in just your favorite forums (select the ones you want to see when you come to Fishing Minnesota). It keeps and in real time with respect to Topic posts and lets YOU SELECT YOUR FAVORITE FORUMS. It can make things fun and easy. This is especially true for less experienced visitors raised on social media. If you, as a members want more specific topics, you can even select a single forum to view. Let us take a look at fluid view in action. We will then break it down and explain how it works in more detail.   The video shows the topic list and the forum filter box. As you can see, it is easy to change the topic list by changing the selected forums. This view replaces the traditional list of categories and forums.   Of course, members only can change the view to better suit your way of browsing.   You will notice a “grid” option. We have moved the grid forum theme setting into the main forum settings. This makes it an option for members only to choose. This screenshot also shows the removal of the forum breadcrumb in fluid view mode. Fluid view remembers your last forum selection so you don’t lose your place when you go back to the listing. The benefit of this feature is easy to see. It removes a potential barrier of entry for members only. It puts the spotlight on topics themselves, and not the hierarchical forum structure. You as a member will enjoy viewing many forums at once and switching between them without leaving the page. We hope that fluid view, the new functionality is an asset that you enjoy .
Sign in to follow this  
Johnsonator

Coke Zero 400

Recommended Posts

Not much action yet although I am regretting my pick of starting Tony Stewart now, too bad he is not feeling well enough to drive. Hopefully Yeley can make something can make something of the race.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Races like this with coverage like the TNT crew have are what is going to make fans stop watching the races. This is the first time I have been home to watch a race in four weeks, but I don't think I missed anything. These guys are horrible. Arguing on air about how to score the ending of this race was embarrassing to listen to.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I thought they were better than the last few weeks but nothing like FOX. The race ended up being pretty exciting. I did horrible this week! Next plate race I am doing the eny-miny-moe thing!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I didn't see the race and I'm almost afraid to ask how the Rat finished 1st. I saw in the Busch race how he did when he was warned for bump drafting in the corners.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

whats creepy is showing biffle in commercials, that guy is CREEEEPY

And McMurray has crashed more people this year than just about anybody...hes the loosest cannon in nascar

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I don't know what to say about TNT's coverage other than, just when you think it can't get any worse, it does. NASCAR should pull their rights to broadcast the races with garbage like that bottom window taking up 1/3 of the screen, for just one example. There is only one week left of that circus but it's one week too many. For being in the sport all his life Kyle Petty sure knows a lot about nothing, and even less about NASCAR.

Anyone else notice the number of open seats last night? Pretty sad when you can't even sell out Daytona.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

if they would stay with that stupid window it wouldnt be

all that bad, but they had to do the regular commercials

too... kyle petty must have learned a new word this week.

CAMBER thats all he was talking about..

randy

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Lets see, how much can we pay NASCAR to get the coverage and then how little can we give back?

There are making money and we recieve poor coverage.

Problem is, NASCAR gets paid big for the airtime rights and TNT makes a bunch of the commercials. They are both happy and the fans get the raw end of the deal.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They never seem to give you good views of anything. Not enough cameras? Just an example: I think that we only got one poor viewing when Kyle Busch almost lost it and ended up on the apron and going to the back. I was a little tired so maybe I missed it. They also can't go 10 laps without mentioning the 24, even if he is doing something completely unremarkable. The coverage is not about racing for position it is just a bunch of random comments about who is loose and who is tight..etc...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I was sitting up and watching the race and I have to say that those commercials with "full race coverage" were the worst thing I have ever seen a network do. Then when you thought they were done they would actually cut out to a commercial. I wonder if anyone has come up with a pop up blocker for the television because if this is what it is going to be like we are all going to need one! I am hoping that the other networks in the coming weeks will have better announcers, color guys and coverage of the race.

Tunrevir~

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

whats creepy is showing biffle in commercials, that guy is CREEEEPY

And McMurray has crashed more people this year than just about anybody...hes the loosest cannon in nascar

Career wise I would rate him 3rd behind K Busch and Montoya but this year McMurray is wrecking a lot of people for sure.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What is worse, when TNT got the coverage of NASCAR when you would go to the NASCAR site to check stats or whatever the TNT pop-up would come up. How far do we have to go? As much as I hated the coverage on ABC last year, I am actually looking forward to it after this garbage on TNT.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Fox is nascar...once u watch it on fox it ruins it for every other channel....

Jeff Gordon seemed a little too happy go lucky when they interviewed him after the race. Where is his passion? Maybe hes too rich to care anymore...hes got more things to worry about (like 50 jeff gordon product lines) than winning races.

Tony Stewart is a spaz sometimes, yeah, but he cares if he wins or loses. I expect guys to get mad.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It almost seemed like one of that parody of an Olympic event where everything leading up and including the race has a sponsor. It was like - where does the race begin and the commercial end?

Not good.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There should be no green/white/checkers finishes on plate tracks. All they do is tear up equipment. What were there another 15 destroyed race cars on this one? Just dumb...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good point Lawdog. It is crazy every time they do a green white checker on a plate track and it seems more and more that every plate race has one. All it does is create the big one that everyone fears for the first 395 miles of the the race.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Posts

    • great pictures fellas!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    • You don't have to like him but not many coaches in the history of the NFL did more than Dennis Green did. I would say he was a "good" coach.
    • I finally got out to try my first gen helix 5 this weekend.  Fished in 8 feet of water next to a lx5 and Lx7 in an otter lodge.  The flasher screen was not the best.  It was slow to react to my jig movement and i tried a few things to speed it up to no avail.  I switched it over to the graph and it was much better.  I am somewhat used to the graph as i use both on the LX7.  I didn't have any trouble with interference but i was only using the 200hz on the Helix.  It was definitely not in the same class as the Marcum considering the Marcum is a dedicated ice unit but as a dual use unit for the summer and winter it has lived up to my expectations.  I believe the new units will be much better in this regard.  Battery life was pretty good as i fished for about 15 hours on Saturday and i would say i had about 60% battery left.  Overall i am happy with the performance on the first outing.  I will chime back in when i get into some deeper water to compare the interference.    
    • what the heck did i just watch???  lol
    • Although it's tough to compete with diving giraffes, here is one of my all time favorites! 
    • I did sir. I was just agreeing with you. I listed both if mine and the trailer this fall but wanted to fix a few minor things on them before I let them go. I listed them and had a ton if interest while they were at the shop but it took forever to get them back and decided not to sell at that time because I was too busy to look for the upgrade I wanted to do. I think I will just keep them forever now.
    • Actually he can return for the playoffs. It's only the regular season that he can't play in.
    • I ended up selling ours last year, they just sat on the trailer with the limited snow. Got a Honda ATV, I'm burning gas again.
    • If the teams success is riding on Case’s shoulders and they wind up being the first team in NFL history to play at their home field - and they win: There will be a movie made. We may just be watching the trailers now. I’m not a big football fan to begin with but the last year (or two) has been a pretty darn good story. My wife and I were talking today about how we haven’t really had a good coach since Bud Grant.  I looked up the coach history for the team and will stand by that.  At least for as much as I know about football.
  • Our Sponsors