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Discussion in 'Questions, Rules, Suggestions' started by Jon Geer, Nov 9, 2003.

  1. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    I am only supporting one of the Plowsite sponsors, I did not know that it was a crime to do so.

    I can not believe the negativity that some members pose, the site runs smoother without negativity. Let's be adults.

    Blizzard is a sponsor, I am just supporting them.

    If anybody has any questions for me, just IM me or PM me, I'll answer them all.

    No bait and switch, I'll post all angles of any Blizzard equipment that we install.

    Have a great time guys and gals.

    Let's be more positive.
    :D
     
  2. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Well then Sean,I'm a Fisher dealer so i guess that means i can know support my Plowsite sponsor aye?Even if it means sneaking in my business name,# and address:confused: I'm still waiting for a yes or no
     
  3. GeoffD

    GeoffD PlowSite.com Veteran
    Messages: 2,266

    I have no problem with you showing blizzards products. However when they plastered everywhere, and are hidden under different subjects then say blizzard plow it gets to be a pain. If you wanted to post with say the subject FUSO with blizzard plow, that would be fine. However saying FUSO rocks leaves it open ended, good advertising yes. Just think of the people with 56K connections, all those pictures take time to download.

    Geoff
     
  4. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    ok, there is a difference between a "sponsor" and a "supporter/dealer"

    IMO you are pimping blizzards products too much, 35 posts in 24 hours? I dont mention it unless the topic is brought up.

    just chill out on the pics in every forum, we have a picture forum just for that purpose, the link is here

    ~BNP~
     
  5. ProSno

    ProSno Senior Member
    Messages: 257

    Since I have a service too Think I'll advertise, Come on down to one eyed Bills Live Nudes and beer for the Dudes:drinkup:
     
  6. Jon Geer

    Jon Geer Member
    Messages: 834

    I was just allowed back on this site, I had a lot of pent up post to put on the site, so I decided to take some time to get them all out at once.

    I apologize for my rudeness.

    I will limit my key strokes.

    Thank you for the input.
     
  7. Sean Adams

    Sean Adams Member
    Messages: 40

    Yes, Blizzard is an official sponsor of the site, therefore, Jon as a licensed Blizzard dealer, he can post the information he wants to post. If it is too much as far as him posting pictures and jumping in on posts not related to Blizzard, PM jon and let him k now or e-mail me and let me know.

    Arc Burn, if you are a licensed Fisher dealer, yes you can post your information and answer questions accordingly as well.
     
  8. JohnnyU

    JohnnyU 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,040

    I was under the impression that even to advertise for yourself, that you wre supposed to pay a "sponsorship fee"??? I thought that was the reason that he was banned before.

    I suppose that rule has been deleted or changed as well....:rolleyes:
     
  9. cnypropertysvcs

    cnypropertysvcs Member
    Messages: 54

    PlowSite.com Rules, Regulations, & Posting Guidelines

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    Better change the rules then- I agreed to them as is- are they going to be updated?

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    I guess this means I will now be banned as well- If so, farewell and good luck to those who read this post before it gets deleted.

    Bill:angry:
     
  10. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    John,if i remember correctly,that all took place berfore the manufactures showed up,now that they are flipping the bill the dealers can advertise for the manufacturer.
    The part that got me was that Sean never mentioned it to anybody?Do you realize how many dealers are here?
     
  11. BWhite

    BWhite Senior Member
    Messages: 496

    WOW

    Does this mean all dealers will inundated all threads with photos , ads etc ? No need to ask questions and get answers just look at the pretty pictures ?
     
  12. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Bill,I don't intend(nor have i ever) to advertise my business here.I like you thought it was always about helping out were you could.
    I just wasn't aware of the sudden rule change because it was never mentioned:rolleyes:
     
  13. cnypropertysvcs

    cnypropertysvcs Member
    Messages: 54

    ArcBurn- if you are refering to my post- it was no a personal attack on anyone- I just thought that this site was simply here for the MEMBERS to help each other out- although I am not sure how we can help since our hands are "tied" so that we cannot even PM or email someone with info on a dealer near them, or a link that might help them out of their particular bind. I had to go back and read the rules because of all the advertising I was seeing lately- eye candy is one thing, but an overload of pics in areas where they don't belong with an advertisement in the signature- according to the rules I just posted- directly from the link for the plowsite guidelines today- states that this is clearly an infraction of those rules. I am not singling out anyone, because there are several members here who have a link to thier business in their signature, some are just getting carried away with it, that's all. Will a stop be put to this? Where are the moderators who are supposed to be here guiding the members on what is and isn't allowed, moving threads to the correct location, and enforcing the rules as put forth that everyone agreed to when they signed up to be able to post?

    I agree with what everyone is saying that we need to live and let live, the site has changed, now its time to move on, but it is hard when the boards are being flooded by posts that should be in different areas, or not there at all.

    I am not out to single anyone out, or to offend anyone, just to voice my opinion because I care.

    Bill
     
  14. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    you guys are taking that line out of context:rolleyes:

    AFAIK you can tell others about a dealership where they can get help.
    this rule is to keep people from coming on and blasting " come see us at joecrapola plow repair service, we'll hook you up with new plows for cheap' or some stupid meandering crap in their sig's and pm's
     
    Last edited: Nov 9, 2003
  15. 90plow

    90plow Senior Member
    Messages: 737

    Hey big nate arent you advertising with your link to the snow deflectors. :confused:
    Eric
     
  16. Big Nate's Plowing

    Big Nate's Plowing PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,266

    my advertising has been bought and paid for:rolleyes:
     
  17. Highpoint

    Highpoint Senior Member
    Messages: 241

    I'm setting here laughing to my self at all you guys making a big deal out of nothing. Past is Past and Present is Present. The man with the plan can do what he/she wants when they want. ROLL with it and have fun. From here on out, it is gonna be smooooth sailing!:cool:

    By the way. Now I can officially announce that WE ARE a fledgling Blizzard dealer and look forward to helping out anyone we can here in the central Missouri area.

    Welcome back Jon!:waving:
     
  18. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    No big deal man,just wondering with all the rule changes lately why nobody said anything is all?
    BTW-was also wondering why the local Missouri Blizzard dealer was ,and I quote"Runnin 10 plows,9 Meyers and one Western"
    Makes me want to run out and buy a Blizzard when the dealer has that much faith:rolleyes:
    So i guess it's safe to say we can all sit here and laugh at different things aye:waving:
     
  19. Ohiosnow

    Ohiosnow Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 415

    This site is becoming a BILLBOARD for products :(

    Jon: if this is why the mods banned you the first time then :rolleyes:

    at least you could have posted them in the right fourm :rolleyes:
    you know you were to read the rules first before becoming a member.
     
  20. DanG

    DanG Senior Member
    Messages: 240

    Nate,
    I might be wrong , but if you did do as you said wouldn't it say sponsor instead of just member under your name?This wouldn't be the first time i was wrong thou..:)

    Dan