the roadie said:Welcome! Did you have a technical problem and get no answers, or did Vertical Scope spam you with an unwanted email reminder that you hadn't visited in a while and they were starting to lose money trying to sell advertising to their captive eyeballs?
MAY03LT said:Welcome....that avatar looks familiar. I can't quite put a user name to the pic though.
steven76 said:I have NO INTEREST in Kelly Clarkson, I promise.
steven76 said:No. It just felt like ghost town. Then I realized that there were no posts from you, which seemed strange. And, I was really surprised that I was the only person to answer someones question about a BOSE system or a 4X4 question. So I searched some threads and discovered that some old-timers had been banned. Kind of super stupid to ban the people who have made the site what it is.
I'm probably on that site 40% for info about my TB, 40% for social interaction, and 20% for relief of occasional boredom.
But honestly, it really does feel like a ghost town over there without all the regulars ringing in on posts and adding their own personal touch to posts.
You have to wonder about the technical chops and social motivations of folks who would stay back there and not move with 98% of the active community over here. They can't hate ALL of us that much, can they? Or insanely love Vertical Scope's parasitical business model to the point of wanting to be unpaid minions for a site owned by non-platform-enthusiasts? Even the two volunteer nooberators (noob moderators promoted just after the Great Exodus) gave up welcoming new members and answering questions. Seems they woke up.jdoorn14 said:... the fact that the only new posts seemed to be rehashings of old, searchable threads....
MAY03LT said:I'd give her the penisaurus rex.
I have to admit to seeing that when it first came out in 1974 across the street from the science fiction convention I was attending at the time in Boston (Boskone 11). Later, I met Bjo Trimble, a makeup artist on FJ who went on to more fame in Star Trek fandom. Of course I have the DVD.Short Bus said:I think someone has been watching Flesh Gordon ...
n0kfb said:Holy cow! I just visited trailvoy, and wherever I put GMTNation.com into my personal details, it automatically changed to trailvoy.com. So... I changed them all to g m t n a t i o n . c o m (with the spaces). So far, it seems to have stuck.
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