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Jan 18 2013, 11:37 PM
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My point was simply that Bob cannot be solely to blame, and the "he left us with nothing" excuse is simply not true. That server access worked for a good year after Bob had disappeared and still nothing was done with it. The guys who had it, myself included, simply wasted the opportunity to use it while they had it.
Also, even without access to the server itself, there have always been people with other access to make changes to the forum.
The virus was a bad deal, I'll give you that one, but all of this site's traffic didn't leave because of a virus. Heck, a lot of people would have never even known about it had they not seen the threads about it.
The real problem, and it was a problem even when Bob was here is that there are too many "squatters" and talkers on the team, and not enough doers. I'm certainly not talking about you there either, Dwight, because I know you personally would do whatever you had the authority to do.
The fact is, though, that it is just disheartening to those who do actually do things on the team to look around and see a lot of other people who could be doing the same things doing nothing. I think that caused a lot of the team to start looking at this site more like a job, instead of like a place to relax. Then, it just escalated from there.
There really is no single person, or specific group of people, who can be blamed for the decline of activity. It's really just a combination of a lot of things.
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chopinalex What about Bob? Feb 12 2011, 11:06 PM Johnny Number 5 I saw him come on Yahoo Messenger like a few weeks... Feb 12 2011, 11:07 PM RGBII [b]I have been in contact with Bob (very rarely).
... Feb 12 2011, 11:17 PM Gforce083
Well apparently he is currently using a Blackber... Feb 12 2011, 11:25 PM msw_sportscards
Theory #2: Seeing as how it has been 3 years and... Jun 10 2013, 10:01 AM chopinalex I hope he is ok! Feb 13 2011, 04:29 PM bigalexx I had heard back in August that he would probably ... Feb 13 2011, 06:17 PM northicehero99 We shipped him off to Siberia. :lol: I wanted to... Feb 13 2011, 07:15 PM Tarasadie17
I did notice you pretty much cornered the marke... Feb 13 2011, 07:26 PM edgerrin32 :lol: Feb 16 2011, 10:52 PM chopinalex Is Bob ever coming back????????? Sep 23 2011, 05:26 PM road_runner_1964
The last time I messaged with him, his hopes wer... Sep 23 2011, 08:07 PM Zimbow http://www.imdb.com/media/rm279616768/tt0103241 Sep 23 2011, 05:32 PM Cool_Hand_Flash
My first thought too when I saw the subject :lol: Sep 23 2011, 05:54 PM chopinalex semi-annual checkup on Bob?? Where he be? Mar 11 2012, 09:24 PM northicehero99
He works for that other card company with Peggy (... Mar 12 2012, 05:54 AM msw_sportscards
:lol: Mar 12 2012, 08:13 AM urbanmonk
Must be still asleep as at first I went "h... Mar 12 2012, 10:06 AM finestkind
Same deal. Mar 11 2012, 09:44 PM road_runner_1964 He is still alive and well. Exchanged some text c... Mar 12 2012, 10:16 AM captkirk42 He should be proud that the site is in such capabl... Mar 13 2012, 01:34 PM finestkind
Those crumbs are from the bodies we hide all ov... Mar 13 2012, 04:44 PM chopinalex My semi-annual checkup on Bob and what happened to... Jan 2 2013, 10:06 PM urbanmonk
Thinning out for sure, to say the least. Jan 3 2013, 12:14 AM northicehero99
Not sure. Kind of semi-quiet here now. Life is ... Jan 3 2013, 12:14 PM redwing40 Guess when I came walking in, they went walking ou... Jan 3 2013, 09:26 PM 5toosweet
The site is currently being automatically paid fo... Jan 4 2013, 12:21 AM Ilovetheheat Bob is a stand up, fair and all around great guy. ... Jan 5 2013, 02:29 PM chopinalex
Very insightful! I feel like the glory days ... Jan 5 2013, 05:16 PM northicehero99
Jeremy, reality is that the decline of this site ... Jan 9 2013, 12:53 PM Gforce083 chopinalex, dude I'm still alive calm down. :) Jan 9 2013, 03:03 PM edgerrin32 Im still here. Not a lot but i get on here and the... Jan 9 2013, 08:27 PM Gforce083 Cliff notes anyone? Jan 9 2013, 11:36 PM 5toosweet I believe this site will survive as long as everyo... Jan 10 2013, 12:03 AM batman1641 Whatever you guys need let me know. Always willin... Jan 10 2013, 12:16 AM chopinalex Edge thanks for the short version of your story..l... Jan 10 2013, 12:45 AM northicehero99
Steve er aceecards is still here, just post somet... Jan 10 2013, 12:04 PM killerhawkeye21 I miss teh good old days, posting back in '06 ... Jan 10 2013, 02:40 AM Gforce083 Box Breaks made me go broke!!! I took ... Jan 10 2013, 11:53 AM chopinalex
let's do a topps total case break like good ... Jan 10 2013, 05:36 PM bajmurray
Naw......let's do Pro Set Hockey! Jan 10 2013, 06:25 PM northicehero99
I am sure someone out there would be more then wi... Jan 11 2013, 06:41 AM chopinalex
Funny i still had some of those bixes i still mig... Jan 11 2013, 09:03 PM Ilovetheheat
Maybe I was little harsh on the mods. You make s... Jan 10 2013, 12:44 PM captkirk42 Oh I thought this was about that Bill Murray Movie... Jan 10 2013, 02:19 PM Iplayfootball_90 Hope everything is going well for Bob, I know he h... Jan 13 2013, 11:58 AM 19th Century Indiana Jones We used to be a tiny village by the shoreline. We ... Jan 13 2013, 12:37 PM 2000 rushing yards Hey everyone! Man it's been a while since ... Jan 17 2013, 11:47 AM mjda
I don't think it was much people looking up ... Jan 18 2013, 10:47 AM northicehero99
I think your first statements about Bob are accur... Jan 18 2013, 11:59 AM urbanmonk Well guess I"m at the end of my rope with the... Jan 18 2013, 11:54 AM bajmurray There are times when I'd like to suggest to th... Jan 18 2013, 12:00 PM mjda
You were there weren't you?
I'm sure it... Jan 18 2013, 10:39 PM ffman Well put Dwight.
Bob was a main factor in the su... Jan 18 2013, 01:28 PM mjda
To be fair, though, he did leave (complete) acce... Jan 18 2013, 10:49 PM urbanmonk
Richard had no clue how to use it as didn't ... Jan 18 2013, 11:22 PM northicehero99
Michael here is a typical example of something th... Jan 20 2013, 09:43 AM northicehero99
This is correct, but what gets annoying is that ... Jan 20 2013, 09:57 AM urbanmonk Agreed it was a combination of things, some that h... Jan 19 2013, 12:16 AM road_runner_1964 So, I have refrained from engaging in this thread ... Jan 19 2013, 12:07 PM urbanmonk Bob, will lyk. Not officially off the fence yet, ... Jan 19 2013, 12:41 PM bigalexx Wow talk about some old faces returning. Honestly,... Jan 28 2013, 12:02 AM northicehero99 Alex, I think the filtering was and will always be... Jan 28 2013, 06:36 AM chopinalex semi-annual checkup on bob the builder? Jun 8 2013, 10:07 PM jaderock
Um...very interesting! Today marks the 3rd ye... Jun 9 2013, 07:00 PM northicehero99
June 9th was the day he was abducted by the boogi... Jun 10 2013, 07:47 AM msw_sportscards
He witnessed the mafia smuggling ... Jun 10 2013, 09:58 AM
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