Thread: Years in FIRST?
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Unread 07-30-2004, 09:01 AM
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Re: Years in FIRST?

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Originally Posted by Brandon Martus
I will add it next to the Join Date.

Something like:

Joined: 2001 | Rookie: 1996

OR

Joined: 2001 | FIRST: 6 years.

Something along those lines.

Any comments on which would be better?
The second one would be automatically calculated.
I prefer "Rookie: 2000".
This way, you can simply ask participants to fill in which season they "played" first.

Example, I joined my HS team in November 1999, but my rookie year was 2000. The 2000 game was the first one I played.

I think it is important to keep this convention in mind. I would never claim 1999 as my rookie year, but some people would...
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