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Discussion in 'The Health and Well Being of UG' started by Slinky Bender, Apr 1, 2006.

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  1. spiff

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    Hey guys.. I know i'm new.. but i've spent hours trying to figure out how to donate.. the paypal address can't accept funds, and i really would like to see more of the site. Thanks for doing what u do!!
  2. remsenst

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    "And now for something completely different..."
  3. joe207041

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    I post occasionally and have learned a good bit from reading UG.Even the nonsense is instructive in its own way.

    Slinky, whoever he is, is doing a fine job and providing a service to a large audience. Slinky, remember illigitimi non carborundum.

    joe
  4. robnotbob

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    you want to complain, look at these shoes, I've only had them three weeks and the soles are worn through....

    (Couldnt resist a Python reference)
    Just back from a biz trip I need to send my tithe.
  5. meth

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    BMM - Could not agree more with your posts - This is an enjoyable read and a true asset, I will be making my contribution as well
  6. miss1971

    miss1971 <b>SILVER</b>

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    u don't like 'em....some other dude does....c'est la vie!
    Last edited: Apr 4, 2006
  7. BigMadM

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    next tuesday is my 4 year anniversary here, 4 fucking years, and I have no doubt Ive given management many grey hairs in the beginning, but Ive learned my lessons.
    Im sending in my donation, I enjoy reading this place, its worth it, where else can I read an ongoing saga on my favorite subject.

    Slinky:My offer stands, you need any type of helping hand here, Id try my best when Im free, I have some time to offer you.
    Id hate to see this place dissapear.
  8. BigMadM

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    after reading this thread, its ovbious, I see why Slinky and staff has to be fucking sick and tired or running this board the way it is.

    What is the logic behind demanding that providers donate some of their proceeds to this board?
    Its great, I agree, but required, thats bullshit. They are the only ones that are supporting the board by advertising on it.
    No matter how much they post, or who likes it or not, they are the only ones offering any kind of financial assistance to this board by taking out ads here.
    They have to put up with all the assholes ripping them apart for whatever reasons, and I dont think Im 100% clean on this either, Ive had my stupid days, and acted like an asshole like so many others here, and for that IM sorry.
    Donate more?
    Without having any inside knowledge of anything that goes on here, Ill bet my memebership here, yes, Ill leave if Im totally off base, that the ones that do the most complaining about everything, every fucking aspect, are the ones that probably dont offer a red fucking cent, or probably not even any valuable info, just come here to get invovled in tons of threads, and Id guess threads that sometimes turn viscious.
    I dotn know why Slinky would want to continue this place.
    Lately it seems like a crock pot full of assholes.

    Asking for a couple of bucks donations should not have to be so fucking hard.
    You walk into Walden books and buy a fucking book on any subject, or any fiction, and you pay 10 bucks for it. Its an enjoyable read?
    Why the fuck do you log onto this place, the same reason. Its an enjoyable read, and to those that use this place for info, and dont contribute one iota of valuable info, you should be happy to donate money to keep your favorite "READ" going, and prospering, and healthy, so every day when youre bored with the way your day is going, or just need a few laughs, or a bit of VERY VALUABLE INFO, you know you can type in your handle and password and come join the party, the party that is on this board.

    Youre a better man than me Slinky. Id never put up with all this bullshit that I read in all these donation or helpin out UG threads.

    It seems everyone is fast to ask why didnt this one donate, or what has this one done lately for UG, but very few are willing to step up and just shut the fuck up and send in a small donation.

    People never cease to amaze me. Its always the people that offer nothing, that demand the most. Thats the way life is, but on this board, Slinky should just start zapping them by the dozens, then the board will be a much more positive place to be, without all the nonsense of such agenda geared assholes polluting this place and attacking others for nothing other than a lack of any life or an affilition with someone or some entity that promised them something for causing havoc over here.
  9. Mr. Wet Wooly

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    Funny. That's what I think of your posts.
  10. miss1971

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    still obsessed with me huh???? LOL!!!!! just can't get me outta your head can you!!!! still making a fool of yourself....MISSED YOU!!!!
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2006
  11. miss1971

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    thanks slinky......i flipped on him before i read your rsponse....feel free to delete it...i am home and will send your ad payment wed morn...sorry for the delay!
  12. miss1971

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    listen DICKHEAD...i've donated 500 t-w-i-c-e....since i joined on september 20th.....what about you?
  13. oddfellow4870

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    Actually JB complains about Bush all the time, but that's part of the fun......
  14. moneyshotsnj

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    I like being UTR, thanks for keeping me off the lists :)
  15. Cloud Nine

    Cloud Nine I had to open my big mouth.......

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    Would it be considered complaining if I mentioned that I was overlooked for the people who dont complain list?
  16. Slinky Bender

    Slinky Bender The All Powerful Moderator

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    Rooster,

    Thank you. You know I've taken bad moods out on you in the past, and thank you for having tough enough skin to deal with the BS I throw back at you.
  17. RoosterC74

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    Slinky-
    You posted the following:"There's about 15 new boards which have sprung up so no one ever needs to come here if they hate it so much."

    My man, I believe that you may possibly have missed the point that some of us are trying to make. Comparing the likes of UG, JAG, and another select one or two, with the 15 new ones that may have recently sprung up, is like comparing watching a game at Tropicana Stadium with a game at Yankee Stadium.
  18. RoosterC74

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    Slinky-

    You do make sense on this issue. As I stated above-99.9% of the time I can certainly see why you do what you do. Probably the other .1% of the time, I have just missed something. Also, as I have stated the task you have taken on over the years (at least the 5 that I have been around) is certainly not an easy one. Trying to keep the public pleased all of the time, just ain't going to happen. Sometimes, in my early days around here, I think if anything you tried to keep us all happy. In the long-run, if you try too hard to keep everyone happy, sometimes you make more folks unhappy. Does this make any sense at all?
    Last edited: Apr 2, 2006
  19. Slinky Bender

    Slinky Bender The All Powerful Moderator

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    But just to be clear what I'm talking about, I'll make a short list (which is totally non-exhaustive) to make a point:

    justlooking
    justme
    greyfox
    BMM
    BillF
    robnotbob
    daddycool
    tc123
    petehanse
    woody
    justbill
    jarhead
    oddfellow
    paulbunyon
    brykster
    Monk
    skellychamp


    I could go on, but I'm tired............ how much whining and complaining do you think I've heard over the years from any of these guys? I'll give you a hint: it's a number approaching zero. Have they fealt free to offer constructive critacism? You betcha. But it appears that most people are so self centerered that they don't even know what the difference is.
  20. Slinky Bender

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    Rooster,

    My point was simply that I'm tired of hearing compaints from people who contribute nothing, and that in fact there tends to be an inverse proportion of comaplints to contributions. Those who contribute rarely complain and those who complain rarley contribute.

    I guess this is time for me to roll out something I've been saying to the girls in private for a while now: do you know the best way to tell if a customer is going to be a pain in the ass? If he's a big Whore Board poster, he's probably a bad client. Mostly because he thinks he's got it all coming to him and is very demanding. As I recently said elsewhere, the typical client pays for an hour and expects an hour The typical Big PMB poster pays for an hour and expects 3... an if he only gets exactly what he paid for, there's often the implied threat of branding the girl a "clockwatcher".

    Put another way: do you know who deserves customer service?

    Customers.

    As they say in the Gas Station Biz: poeple who just stop by to use your restroom are not customers. But they are the one's who are most likely to complain that your air hose isn't working, that you're out of paper towels or toliet paper, etc.

    On PMBs, everyone thinks they are "customers". I got attitude recently again from two ungrateful "ladies" who took out a free ad and then tried to act like they were doing me a favor by taking out a free ad. It's been the same since the beginning: poeple who don't have th eslightest clue how internet businesses in general or sites like this in specific work, trying to act like what is good for them and thier business is a favor to me/UG.

    Now, yes, of course I acknowledge that without the posters here there would be no UG, and UG is worthless with out the posters. But I am still sick and tired of the ongoing pretense that people acting solely in their own best interest are somehow altrusitically doing so for the benefit of UG. If your dog craps on my lawn and it just happens to act like fertilizer, stop trying to pretend that you were doing me favor.

    And now you've got me doing what I tried not to. I set out to try and make this more friendly by doing several things recently, and once again all i get is pissed on for it. Well, I'm fed up. So I have a solution: this is now going to be the happy, smiley board, at least when it comes to UG. Don't like it? There's about 15 new boards which have sprung up so no one ever needs to come here if they hate it so much. Everyone has lots of compaints, but no one ever factors in what they take away from this place. So now I'm turning over a new leaf and I'm going to be really nice to advertisers and contributors, and everyone else can go fuck themselves. Fair warning: everyone can put up or shut up.