I'm sure this is a headline we'll all see some time in the near future, but today it means event cloning. One of MotorsportReg.com's most-loved features is the ability to change a couple of dates and names and then clone a previously successful event without having to do all of the setup from scratch.
The idea is to prevent a user from starting with a blank slate. Blank slates take a lot of energy to figure out and a lot of inertia to reach step two. Fewer choices (just asking for what's different) makes it easier to use.
When organizers set up fees & inventory, they have the option of making an inventory item create a "shortcut" assignment when purchased. The clone tool however was not able to carry these shortcuts from event to event which led to confusion: "where did my assignments go?!"
As of 3.1.40, events are cloned in the perfect image of those that came before them. Now if I could clone just a little bit of Michael Schumacher...