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post #331 of 340 (permalink) Old 12-01-2018, 16:14
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I'm concerned about the attitude Ed's superiors have taken and what it means for us.

We had a VS tech guy, Ed, listening to us and attempting, in helpful ways, to address the issues. He was doing good work and going in the right direction. The approval of the members of this site for what he was doing was obvious. Yet when he went to his superiors for assistance/guidance it seems that they were not wholeheartedly in favour of at least some of his actions despite his having had their interests and those of this site as his motive.

I don't think we know exactly what the managers at VS felt was wrong with what Ed had done but I think we may fairly conclude that they did not approve of all of it, despite it having been done to help revive a flagging site and encourage the remaining members to help make it flourish once again.

I wonder to what extent Ed's helpful activities have been curbed. Will bugs be fixed? Will registration problems be fixed? Is the circular email going to be sent? Will the site eventually become free or will people still be asked to give a penny via a PayPay account? The penny isn't a problem but the PayPal account will be for some. When I paid my penny I wasn't offered the option to check out as a guest, I had to sign in to my account to get it done. Some simply won't open a PayPal account, certainly not to pay a penny.

I'm afraid I can only reach one conclusion which is that for some reason the people at the top of VS would rather have allowed things to continue going in the direction they were going. I don't find that encouraging. I'd like to understand but unless they tell us we'll be left guessing.

I feel sorry for Ed who was doing his very best for us and for VS.

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We could all P*** off over to Nukes new forum, or Homers, or Owners, it's not like we're short of places to go, If Eds last post is owt to go by VS do definitely not give a crap about us, I vote, we vote, with our feet as it were.
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But I'm not going.

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Nor am I.

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I just hope Ed hasn't got in any trouble for exceeding his authority but well done to him for listening and trying to do something about it.
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Well said Alan. I like people Like Ed. Just get on with it and bugger the politics. Its a pity we didnt have him a couple of years ago.

Its good that there are other options but it would seem a shame for it all to have been for nothing at the 11th hour. Lets not give up just yet and see what Ed or his colleagues come back with. They must be able to see that we have had a bit of a boost in members and activity recently surely unless of course the powers that be have indeed lost interest.


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Hey everyone,

I had a meeting today to confirm with everything with the forum.
So far, I escalated the idea of having the pricing removed from the subscription.
My superior escalated the idea but warned me that it will be unlikely for it to be approved.

Also, the expiry date of the lifetime subscription might have to be done manually, as the forum isn't retroactive with just switching the expiry date in the backend of the forum.

Sadly, that is the news I got so far and I know it isn't pretty. I'll do the most I can for you guys but I'm limited in power and authorization.
I may have to manually change everyone's expiry date in my own time.

Best regards,

Ed
I see that my subscription have recently been extended until 2068.

It's probably you that I have to thank for the work behind the scenes Ed, and I do thank you. I only hope you didn't have to do it in your own time.

I'm also grateful to young Barry, who I suspect may have helped. I'm going to have to be more polite to you in future too.

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