People might also notice that the voting is pretty much following lines of geography, with players from Dublin and further north voting for Bristolscale7, and players from the south and west voting for Floody. Why might this be?
Well here’s my theory:
The tournaments in NI and Dublin, are generally cheaper and better organised than those in the south and west, which get higher attendances. Go to any event and you’ll find a bunch of Dubs and Nordies, as for the Cork, Galway and Limerick crowd, not so much.
Currently you’re pretty much forced to go to the big events if you want to do well in the rankings. I think that players in the south and west are worried that if Bristolscale7’s proposal wins, that the greater number of fully ranked events will have a detrimental effect on attendances at their own events. If players had a greater choice in which fully pointed events to attend, there’s a risk that they might choose to go to the better organised ones, and not just the ones that have been traditionally bigger.
So vote for Bristolscale7 and a level playing field (with adequate terrain of course)!