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Jan 20 2013, 09:43 AM
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QUOTE(mjda @ Jan 18 2013, 10:49 PM)
To be fair, though, he did leave (complete) access to the site with the leader of the Content and Graphics Team. I know this to be a fact, because at the time he left that person was me. Then, when I quit the team, I passed that same access on to the current CGT leader as well as to Richard.
Michael here is a typical example of something that was not communicated. I had no idea that you had "complete" access and what I find funny about that is that I was "co-manager" of the CZT and did not know. There was not a lot of communication prior to his departure and that may have been due to Bob beleiving his departure would be temporary?? Either way, it might have helped if we had know who could do what and find a way to parse it out.
In addition, I agree there were members of the teams who did and others who did not "participate". There again though that is the nature of a donated time team. My free time is as important to me as other members is to them. If you are being paid nothing to be here and others are supposed to help, but don't it is very discouraging for those doing all the work.
As for the sites decline, I don't blame Bob for it all, but as others have said it is hard to guide a ship if you don't have a rudder or you have one, but don't have access to the controls to steer it (or it is not communicated that others do have access).
I think the virus was the major "crash" of the site as nobody had access to stop it or fix it. I know several people had their computers crashed because of it and those types of things keep people away. People kept posting about that issue, but nothing was fixed for a good while which hurt as people were afraid to come back as the risk of losing a $500 computer or having to pay to have it fix was just not worth it.
In addition, there were members here who felt they were the end all - be all of the site and that the mods should "stroke their egos" for them and when that did not happen they took and started issues with the CZT and when all else failed they took their clicks with them and left. I am not saying the CZT was perfect in these issues, but as noted earlier grown men acting like children can really get to you especially if you are not being "paid" to be a babysitter and the site no longer is relaxing to you.
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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 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 urbanmonk
Richard had no clue how to use it as didn't ... Jan 18 2013, 11:22 PM mjda My point was simply that Bob cannot be solely to b... Jan 18 2013, 11:37 PM 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
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