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Old 08-29-2016, 12:52 PM
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I miss the pre-social media Greek Chat

Before social media took over, Greek Chat would come alive in late summer and into the fall. There were so many recruitment story threads you could barely keep up. Now it's completely different.

I miss those days. It was fun hearing what was happening with different people on different campi.
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Old 08-29-2016, 01:18 PM
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Old 08-29-2016, 01:21 PM
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We could still do it!
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Old 08-29-2016, 01:51 PM
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I agree. I miss the stories.
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Old 08-29-2016, 02:16 PM
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I miss the train wreck NPC recruitment threads. The ones where the girl would post that it is Top Tier chapter at her campus or nothing. Then she gets dropped on Day 2 from all chapters. Then she comes back to tell us she's going to start her own sorority.

And then, she comes back a few weeks later to ask GC either: 1) how to start her own sorority (see PreciousJeni's thread "Before you start your own sorority"), or 2) how to colonize a dormant NPC chapter at her campus.

I also miss the crazy parents.
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Old 08-29-2016, 02:34 PM
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I do NOT miss the crazy parents!
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Old 08-29-2016, 03:53 PM
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The crazy parents were good for a laugh, though!
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Old 08-29-2016, 05:30 PM
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The crazy parents were good for a laugh, though!
Last year's crazy Texas mom was good for a laugh.
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Old 08-29-2016, 05:56 PM
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There still seem to be a fair number of parents...probably more parents than PNMs.

For those who feel there is a shortage of parents, you'll probably get your fix in January when Indiana has recruitment. However, even that was better this year.
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Old 08-29-2016, 06:05 PM
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For those who feel there is a shortage of parents, you'll probably get your fix in January when Indiana has recruitment. However, even that was better this year.
Ouch, but probably true!

I think the PNMs are relying on that OTHER site for information and it's not always a good thing. Tiers and tops and innuendo up the hits/views for sure but it doesn't make for an educated PNM.

I miss the traffic for sure. I enjoyed there always being several new posts each time I signed in.
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Old 08-29-2016, 08:41 PM
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The mean girls ran off a lot of people.
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:02 PM
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They did indeed.

Well, it's up to us! We could start some more social threads s well as recruitment-themed ones but everyone needs to put in their 2 cents!
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Old 08-29-2016, 10:38 PM
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The mean girls ran off a lot of people.
Glad to hear someone say this! This site can be a dangerous place for an uninformed PNM or PNM-momma.
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Old 08-30-2016, 12:24 AM
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It may also be that girls are actually learning a little and reading without blabbing too much. And dare I say it, maybe the mothers too?
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Old 08-30-2016, 12:50 PM
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Have you searched on YouTube for "how to rush" videos?
THAT's where the girls are getting their info. Remember, this is not a reading generation.
There are some very good videos out there, though. Production quality might not be the best, but the info is solid.

Even the various blogs seem to be languishing now, but there seem to be more videos than ever.
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