Lets buy the forum?

Discussion in 'Spam....' started by anonymous, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. anonymous

    anonymous the king

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    We all could donate a bit and buy the forum as a group, so...why sould`nt we?
     
  2. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    It would be easier to sponsor a buyer - that way the site is clearly "owned" by a single person and there isn't any fight over who paid the most and who thus owns the most etc....
     
  3. I. R. Shogun

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    Does anyone have any ideas on where we'd move it to serverwise?
     
  4. Lord Yuan

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  5. Kelmourne

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    A Pirate city in international cyberspace
     
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    As much as I love TFF, I don't think buying the forum is such a good idea, due to the reasons OR stated above. I would, however, be willing to donate something to save it!
     
  7. Greybeard

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    If I had any money, I'd be glad to contribute, but right now I'm flat broke.
     
  8. S.J. Faerlind

    S.J. Faerlind Flashlight Shadowhunter

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    I'd contribute too if it came to that.
     
  9. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    I actually really want to buy the forum. I've been waiting until I'm financially sound and I was going to message CB through every available outlet about it lol..

    Though, honestly, I think he's asking too much for it in it's current condition.

    Maybe we could buy a new site and we could switch admins each month or something. I'm sure we can figure something out... I'm really worried about what will happen if no one buys it.
     
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  10. Kelmourne

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    Do you still have the link for T3L from years ago Liv?
     
  11. Kelmourne

    Kelmourne The Savage Hippy

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    You know, that magical place that got spammed by that dude from 4chan
     
  12. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    I do... should I fix the site up in preparation?
     
  13. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    lol I just saw this... yes I have it, been tweaking some stuff because I was honestly surprised it still existed. Really though, I'm willing to redo the whole forum for us if you think it's a good idea
     
  14. Kelmourne

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    Well, if TFF becomes compromised I think it would be a good idea. Until that happens / if it happens we may as well just keep using TFF.
     
  15. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    I don't think CB will simply shut off the lights on us ^^

    As for rotating admins too much rotation at the top leads to problems and confusion - sometimes you just have to have some formal fixed structure to get things done.
     
  16. AlphaAlex

    AlphaAlex Official Forum Nuisance

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    okay the pay donation is my pay-pal account.. transfer all the cash you got then You can own it.
     
  17. JIM

    JIM zombie Turncoat

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    i think the mods we have at the moment do a fine job. leave them be, there is no way in the world i could be impartial in a disagreement

    has it been sold? the advertisment is gone
     
  18. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    I agree. I was messing around with new settings on T3L and accidentally deleted all the members so then I got mad and just deleted everything and reset up sections etc.

    No one ever likes my semi-socialist ideas :p

    Also, I agree that CB will shut the lights out on us, and the bid is over in 6 days.

    *raises eyebrow*

    *pats self on back* lol

    No it's still up for bid here https://flippa.com/3058238-1-4-million-post-fantasy-rpg-sci-fi-pop-culture-forum with zero bids because he's asking $2000 for a dead forum. I think $200 is more reasonable.



    Seriously though, I do have a place for us all to go if the site gets shut down so I can (re)post the link to the forum whenever you guys want. I just don't want us to be all of the sudden out of a place with no contact (though many of us are friends on fb etc, not all of us are)
     
  19. Overread

    Overread Wolfing it up! Staff Member

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    I have poked mighty powers that be - cross all your fingers and paws and claws and other appendages and we might be lucky!
     
  20. olivia_the_lamb

    olivia_the_lamb Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah you're gonna have to explain what you mean by that lol.

    Also, just in case, I spent some time sprucing up t3l http://t3hlibrary.proboards.com . I'm obviously pretty freaked out by this lol