Drum Corps in the Post-Covid World - What Role Does DCI Have?


Recommended Posts

10 hours ago, Jeff Ream said:

wow given that i looked for one finals week, thats great! 

 

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • Replies 207
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

Just because you say so doesn’t make it so! A lot of organizations, independent show sponsors, and numerous regional circuits were eroded instead of supported by DCI. It wasn’t until just recentl

You are a nonprofit arts/education organization and you have the resources.

What is needed are visionary leaders like Jim Jones, Don Warren, George  Bonfiglio, Gale Royer, etc.   I’m not sure that they exist in Drum Corps these days. 

15 minutes ago, Continental said:

I never said it was silly.

However, it doesn't take a SpaceX rocket scientist to understand how A+B=C.   

It's been quiet here for a couple of weeks.  Few closed posts.  Lots of interesting discussion about the activity.   

I wish we could focus on drum corps.  

You add some very interesting commentary to that discussion.  We may be ideologically on different paths, but it doesn't mean that you comments are ignored.  

I keep that in mind.  Years ago you posted a complete analogy on 990s here.  So many read every single thing you posted and still bring them up. 

I'm not even in your country and still refer back to that your analysis.   You gave such insight into how the US taxation system works for non-for profits. 

It's OK!  I REALLY don't intend to trigger people.

I like the word inane and, if it's not what you meant, please correct it if you care (I don't mind if you don't).

 

Search Results

Dictionary:

in·ane

/iˈnān/

adjective

silly; stupid.

"don't constantly badger people with inane questions"  [EDIT: or posts, as it raises the mods ire]

Similar:

silly

foolish

stupid

fatuous

idiotic

absurd

ridiculous

ludicrous

Link to post
Share on other sites
2 minutes ago, garfield said:

It's OK!  I REALLY don't intend to trigger people.

I like the word inane and, if it's not what you meant, please correct it if you care (I don't mind if you don't).

 

Search Results

Dictionary:

in·ane

/iˈnān/

adjective

silly; stupid.

"don't constantly badger people with inane questions"  [EDIT: or posts, as it raises the mods ire]

Similar:

silly

foolish

stupid

fatuous

idiotic

absurd

ridiculous

ludicrous

Thanks

I think "inane" is a good descriptor for what we see on here.  Life for most right now is inane. 

This is not a criticism for posters on here.  We live in extraordinary times.   

Edited by Continental
  • Like 2
Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, Continental said:

I never said it was silly.

However, it doesn't take a SpaceX rocket scientist to understand how A+B=C.   

It's been quiet here for a couple of weeks.  Few closed posts.  Lots of interesting discussion about the activity.   

I wish we could focus on drum corps.  

You add some very interesting commentary to that discussion.  We may be ideologically on different paths, but it doesn't mean that you comments are ignored.  

I keep that in mind.  Years ago you posted a complete analogy on 990s here.  So many read every single thing you posted and still bring them up. 

I'm not even in your country and still refer back to that your analysis.   You gave such insight into how the US taxation system works for non-for profits. 

Thank you for the compliments and let me reassure you that I'm the exact same person now as then.

Yes, I've seen several threads closed for bickering that I wasn't even contributing to; it's the nature, I think.

I'm not a rocket scientist but I'm still not sure what your A+B=C is referring to, but don't feel compelled to explain.  The topic is DCI in the post-Covid drum corps world, not Belarus, political writers, or immigration unless they relate to drum corps.  I was literally trying to be accommodating to a very prodigious poster (NEBrigand).

I find the question intriguing (if worthy of its own thread): what of "importing" musicians to fill the ranks?  Isn't that what's supposed to be incubating in SoundSport?

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, garfield said:

I'm not a rocket scientist but I'm still not sure what your A+B=C is referring to, but don't feel compelled to explain. 

A comment (A), leads to a reply (B) that leads to an unleashing of opinion (C).

C usually leads to D.  D is the moderators getting involved. 

  • Haha 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
33 minutes ago, E3D said:

Weak really Weak use of this picture. 

If you look really close, you can see lots of social distancing going on in the pic, which maybe helps explain why CNN reported it only being 50,000.

Still, that would be a great attendance at ANY drum corps show!

 

Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, Continental said:

A comment (A), leads to a reply (B) that leads to an unleashing of opinion (C).

C usually leads to D.  D is the moderators getting involved. 

Roger.

"D" is where you get put on notice and "F" is when you get the boot.

Let's try to stay on A's and B's and I really don't care if "C"s are thrown out!  It is a discussion thread after all!

(And capital D rhymes with P and that stands for POOL!)

Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, garfield said:

Roger.

"D" is where you get put on notice and "F" is when you get the boot.

Let's try to stay on A's and B's and I really don't care if "C"s are thrown out!  It is a discussion thread after all!

(And capital D rhymes with P and that stands for POOL!)

I think the moderators would prefer that we stay at (B).

I'm sure they are having tremendous moderator parties (masks included)  where topics of the day are discussed ensuring social distancing - with the abstinence of alcohol while consuming copious amounts of diet Dr. Pepper.  It's the moderators on DCP that are causing the shortage of that soft drink. 

Link to post
Share on other sites
20 minutes ago, garfield said:

 

(And capital D rhymes with P and that stands for POOL!)

Oh don’t plant that song in my head, too early in the day....

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.