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> TCC AND THE FUTURE, A LETTER FROM AN 8 YEAR VET

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post Apr 25 2013, 07:00 PM
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STOP WHINING , STOP COMPLAINING.

We are still here and we are still one.

Need I remind each and everyone of you that in april of 2005 when I joined there were only 3 or 4 of us active posters.. plus Bob's alleged ghost posters..LOL (got to be an old timer to remember the accusations thrown at Bob and his fledgling site) We didn't grow because Bob built it, we grew because we enjoyed each others company about numerous topics, from sports, to tv shows, movies, and of course the dreaded political forum. And the Hobby.

Are there still Hobbyist out here everyday? OF course there is!

Trouble is we have NO CONTENT!

Let me give you a few suggestions

1. somebody start spearheading a new release topic every week. Easy to research.. goto dave ad adams and copy their product blurbs with a suggested retail price and date

AND EXPRESS YOUR OWN OPINION! THAT ALWAYS RATTLED SOME CAGES.

2. start talking about sports again. The draft, hockey playoffs, basketball playoffs, ring tossing, baseball, Frisbee golf cow chip tossing, competitive beer drinking..

IT DOENT MATTER WHAT THE TOPIC IS, OTHERS MIGHT JOIN IN!

3. Lets have a showoff showcase showdown thread, here Ill start one!
Check out my Non sport showcase showdown topic in show and tell!

NOT NOW YOU GOTTA LET ME FINISH THIS FIRST!

4. Go post your favorite movie topic and lets have a poll and let people nominate and post movies to vote on!

OK SOUND LAME BUT...

5. Write a movie review. Gosh knows I don't want to spend $11 to be the first to see Iron Man 3.. however Star Trek into darkness looks like a bad robot!

6. start a hobby talk article about an old set you liked or a set your assembling!

7. Post a wantlist for gosh sakes!
MINE IS IN MY SIG!

8. Post a political topic that will stir up debate and good clean healthy discussion with a little name calling on the side smile.gif

COME ON RICHARD YOU PROMISED!


and Im on a roll and my brain is smoking
We got to reboot this site just like a few of us booted it the first time.

It takes a team! We have a team, we just need to bring them home.

AND IN MY BEST BELUSHI IMPERSONATION..."WHO'S WITH ME?!!!"

I am not giving up till the germans bomb pearl harbor by the way! laugh.gif





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I kinda do kinda don't want to be a member of the team. But if it would help out and give use a chance at getting kick started again I would take on a little bit. Maybe if I could help approve new people? I don't really want to be one that polices the site. I am not sure how exactly the sign up process even works as its been a long time, but could we maybe do something to it to make sure it kinda weeds out the spam? But let me know if I can be of some help, I don't want to take on a full load but I would be glad to pitch in a little here and there as I can! cool.gif


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-A Super Bowl ticket or stub from the AZ Cardinals and Steelers.
-Any full ticket or stub that has Edgerrin James on it!
-Edgerrin James- Mostly rarer stuff. Also odd ball type items.
-Javarris James- Mostly rarer stuff. Also odd ball type items.
-Any checklist that has Edgerrin or Javarris James name on it!
-Any cards of the actors from Married With Children.
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-Some of the Celebrity GU and autos. Mostly famous movie actors I like. Nothing super high end.

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QUOTE(edgerrin32 @ Apr 26 2013, 07:05 PM)
I kinda do kinda don't want to be a member of the team. But if it would help out and give use a chance at getting kick started again I would take on a little bit. Maybe if I could help approve new people? I don't really want to be one that polices the site.
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In order to approve members you have to have access to the whole administrative control panel (something I don't have, but never wanted it as Transactions were my baby and kept me busy enough), which usually goes only to certain veteran members on the Team as quite the responsibility. Back in the day Bob did all the approval stuff and nobody was taught any tricks to making it easier, as we had no warning of him going "poof" nor any communication from him about it either, so we was flying blind so to speak. So needless to say it is an arduous process from what I have heard, it is a huge list now to go thru as nobody has done anything with it in months (again so I have heard as I don't have access to it nor do I want it).
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That is just from the 28 members that were onsite at the time I looked, all have zero posts and from what I know are probably waiting approval. So over 1/6th of the folks online at this time when I"m on are spamming, and 3/4's of them have zero posts here. So like 6 real people or active members online with me right at this moment out of 28 (if you go thru all the nics that have been online today you will get similar results).


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aceecards   TCC AND THE FUTURE   Apr 25 2013, 07:00 PM
athopesend   I'm with ya. Had to take a little break for aw...   Apr 25 2013, 07:54 PM
bat115   I concur with that sentiment!   Apr 25 2013, 11:57 PM
redwing40   I second that Ken and Steve!   Apr 25 2013, 08:31 PM
aceecards   I see my tcc resident artist and close sketch conf...   Apr 25 2013, 08:47 PM
dd316   Oh, I'm always lurking about. ;) I have t...   Apr 26 2013, 01:25 PM
captkirk42   Yep there is one: TCC on Facebook it doesn't...   Apr 26 2013, 03:17 PM
urbanmonk   As Bob has control of the FB page I don't se...   Apr 26 2013, 04:29 PM
redwing40   Yes Kirk, Thats the FB I used to post on, had a f...   Apr 26 2013, 06:48 PM
mjda   I started a Facebook page for TCC quite some tim...   Apr 26 2013, 04:37 PM
captkirk42   [b]"Germans?" "Forget it He's r...   Apr 25 2013, 10:10 PM
edgerrin32   I will try to get on a little more here and there....   Apr 26 2013, 03:07 AM
captkirk42   I guess one thing that might help is when you trad...   Apr 26 2013, 08:25 AM
northicehero99   Bluto, I like your enthusiam, however, I think the...   Apr 26 2013, 11:22 AM
urbanmonk   Not to be a Debbie Downer but.... Attracting new...   Apr 26 2013, 12:01 PM
RGBII   [b]Thanks for firing up the troops here, Mr. Emeri...   Apr 26 2013, 01:53 PM
aceecards   Bob, mr Road runner Lets assemble a team again...   Apr 26 2013, 02:43 PM
RGBII   [b]Touché Collect Hard!, RGBII[/font]   Apr 26 2013, 02:57 PM
mjda   By the way, if someone else wants to start a new o...   Apr 26 2013, 04:58 PM
bat115   I know I was not as active as others but I have al...   Apr 26 2013, 06:53 PM
captkirk42   ACK I didn't realize but should have known the...   Apr 27 2013, 01:46 AM
northicehero99   Jason, the method for becoming a CZT Team member w...   Apr 27 2013, 07:10 AM
edgerrin32   I would be willing to do other things on here as w...   Apr 28 2013, 12:19 AM
aceecards   194 guests and 17 members active right now. what ...   May 7 2013, 07:29 PM
droubaysports   Some of the stuff you guys are discussing is easy ...   May 7 2013, 08:04 PM
bat115   I have experience with #3.   May 7 2013, 08:19 PM
RGBII   [b]Yes sir, it is much easier stated than done. ...   May 7 2013, 09:38 PM
beanschat   I can't pretend to be as knowledgeable as the ...   May 7 2013, 10:24 PM
RGBII   [b]Touché, sad but accurate insight into reality....   May 7 2013, 10:37 PM
SFGiants   I will be busting a couple of boxes of 2013 Bowman...   May 8 2013, 12:06 AM
droubaysports   I have provided bob's full contact information...   May 8 2013, 06:40 AM
aceecards   I have a feeling that you have it the nail on th...   May 8 2013, 10:06 AM
urbanmonk   We had access to his info, getting a response fr...   May 8 2013, 12:05 PM
northicehero99   Last I heard, long time ago was the site revenue ...   May 8 2013, 11:26 AM
aceecards   dwight I care. I care that you are around . I c...   May 8 2013, 12:10 PM
road_runner_1964   But, I love you Dwight! :P   May 8 2013, 01:31 PM
urbanmonk   Love you too dear :P ;) :lol: :lol:   May 8 2013, 03:11 PM
19th Century Indiana Jones   $11 for a movie? How old is this thread?   May 8 2013, 02:12 PM
aceecards   come to st louis, rob, we can go see Star trek o...   May 8 2013, 02:50 PM
Ilovetheheat   Dwight, Although I'm not active here I apprec...   May 8 2013, 02:58 PM
mjda   This site's revenue is dropping, but is still ...   May 8 2013, 04:26 PM
droubaysports   MJ I can state for a fact that if the site is maki...   May 8 2013, 06:39 PM
mjda   The numbers coming from Google Adsense are showi...   May 8 2013, 07:38 PM
RGBII   [b][size=7]Capitalism rocks. Tongue firmly plante...   May 8 2013, 07:47 PM
RGBII   [b]Well, [u]that response didn't go over so...   May 8 2013, 10:21 PM
northicehero99   Richard, while I agree the intent of this topic i...   May 9 2013, 11:48 AM
droubaysports   That's what I meant and to put in perspective ...   May 9 2013, 01:17 PM
droubaysports   MJ go daddy will give you the space and bandwidth....   May 8 2013, 09:38 PM
mjda   If you're talking about hosting a site with ...   May 8 2013, 10:10 PM
aceecards   ok brothers, im back in blue.. lets fire this moth...   May 8 2013, 10:47 PM
RGBII   [b]You are the man, Mr. Emerick, well deserved. L...   May 8 2013, 10:53 PM
captkirk42   Well said. I consider TCC to be my Home (or Ho...   May 9 2013, 12:46 AM
aceecards   they could blog here!   May 9 2013, 08:37 AM
captkirk42   Quite True. I blog all my maildays here, even if...   May 9 2013, 10:37 AM
aceecards   i think all attempts to reach Bob have failed   May 9 2013, 02:09 PM
road_runner_1964   Acquisition of the site has been attempted to my...   May 9 2013, 04:31 PM
redwing40   Man I hate reading this stuff, anyone want to make...   May 9 2013, 04:57 PM
northicehero99   Paul, you are probably correct that we should not...   May 10 2013, 11:11 AM
msw_sportscards   Well said. The site has been feeling this ...   May 10 2013, 02:27 AM
aceecards   here is what I think we need to do. Lets start by...   May 11 2013, 10:18 AM
jaderock   Man those were bloody as heck but fun to particip...   May 26 2013, 02:50 AM
aceecards   Beans doesn't have time right now. anyone els...   May 26 2013, 07:31 AM
spuds1961   I am a member and I'm guilty of not being on a...   May 27 2013, 09:20 AM
aceecards   All It takes is a little activity Ive been approv...   May 27 2013, 09:32 AM
spuds1961   Thanks Steve,posted my presspass and leaf junk wax...   May 27 2013, 09:46 AM
Kmart6nets   My own curiosity... Has anyone heard from Bob in ...   Sep 16 2013, 12:46 PM
aceecards   no but the show goes on!   Sep 16 2013, 02:19 PM
captkirk42   Tom, Check out the last couple of pages on th...   Sep 16 2013, 06:59 PM
5pujols5   I will just chime in here. I don't post a who...   Sep 16 2013, 08:10 PM
aceecards   Travis , we need some video links in the everythin...   Sep 16 2013, 09:15 PM
5pujols5   I will do that Steve, and thank you again. It...   Sep 16 2013, 09:20 PM
droubaysports   As the online business end of my 'hobby' g...   Sep 17 2013, 07:29 PM
5toosweet   Once the smoke clears I will be more active and st...   Sep 24 2013, 10:10 AM
Kmart6nets   Thank you.. appreciated   Sep 24 2013, 12:48 PM


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