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Old 01-02-2008, 02:41 PM   #61
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Now....there should be some organization from you guys (premium) and free members too....what's the point to have a premium membership if it adds nothing to a regular one...it's got to be different. MTF has at this moment ...how many...let's say 75% of its posters as potential premium members that giving the circumstances won't even think about becoming one....
I agree now that a change must be done for the good of us all....and making the registration a must (to read all forums) is a good change towards that....or changing the servers which I assume is the least likely thing to happen.

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The first step would be to try to communicate with Steve about our complaints so he can pass them to Verticalscope. To do that we have to organize our complaints and give a good and complete report about them with clear goals.

If we get a negative or no reply there we have to show them that we are not guinea pigs and this changes will reduce the number of posts and hence the value of the forum. To do that we have to organize together though but let's hope that it doesn't come to that.



Have you informed Steve about it then?
#1: there have been some changes in who actually administers this board. That what something I touched on when I mentioned the lack of communication. I am honestly not sure who would even be the proper person to inform about this. #2: Shouldn't this thread be enough? Shouldn't the admin of a big FOR PROFIT forum such as this check the site discussion subforums oh, once a day? I mean, I think it's a fair expectation that Felipe starting this thread should be enough notice to inform the admins that there is unrest here
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Old 01-02-2008, 09:10 PM   #64
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So why is MTF implying that people can "Remove advertisements" by registering (as per the ads)? Many of us are already registered as premium and the advertisements have not been removed.
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No surprise the mods/administrators ignore us.

I don't really care about the ads. I don't actually remember any promise to end them for premium users, but I want the option to change my username back!!!!
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Old 01-03-2008, 05:11 AM   #66
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As far as I was ever aware, the new premium (the old premium never had a lifetime membership, it was per month or per year, I remember because I did pay for the one year, which was 19.99. No lifetime option) membership, which went into effect well active verticalscope took over management of the board (remember, there was no premium available for quite some time), NEVER offered an ad-free experience. And the way I remember it is the same as Neely remembers it, because it actually came up with the enactment of the new premium membership. I'm fairly confident that, in its current form, the premium option was never promised to be ad-free. http://www.menstennisforums.com/show...7&postcount=29
Deb is correct on this, I am quite sure. The current Premium membership never offered ad-free. It offered less advertisement.

The problem here is more and more advertisements are added and premium members are not excluded from the new ads.

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#1: there have been some changes in who actually administers this board. That what something I touched on when I mentioned the lack of communication. I am honestly not sure who would even be the proper person to inform about this. #2: Shouldn't this thread be enough? Shouldn't the admin of a big FOR PROFIT forum such as this check the site discussion subforums oh, once a day? I mean, I think it's a fair expectation that Felipe starting this thread should be enough notice to inform the admins that there is unrest here
My understanding is Steve (the person or the account) is no longer the webmaster of this forum. So PM him or the account would be useless.

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No surprise the mods/administrators ignore us.
Neely, Deb and Jess had all post in this thread before this post of yours.
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Neely, Deb and Jess had all post in this thread before this post of yours.
But the webmasters obviously do ignore us.
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Neely, Deb and Jess had all post in this thread before this post of yours.
Indeed, but unfortunately they don't have the power necessary. We need the big boss (whoever the hell it is nowadays )
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Comnpletely agree with the complaints...

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So why is MTF implying that people can "Remove advertisements" by registering (as per the ads)? Many of us are already registered as premium and the advertisements have not been removed.
And here I think the line between 'on the border of being legally okay' and 'misleading' is crossed. I don't know what's the proper term in English, but we Dutchies call this 'wanprestatie'.
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Neely, Deb and Jess had all post in this thread before this post of yours.
You know what I'm talking about and this isn't the first instance.
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In case you didn't know Verticalscope Inc. is a corporation based in Canada but I couldn't find MTF on their website
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No surprise the mods/administrators ignore us.

I don't really care about the ads. I don't actually remember any promise to end them for premium users, but I want the option to change my username back!!!!
I have sent in a request to fix this. We need the webmaster to do this or to find someone who can do this.
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