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Old    DRA            10-25-2006, 9:36 PM Reply   
I never usually read the header at the top of the page but I just noticed it reads WakeSpace and not WakeWorld. Did I just never see this before or is it a recent change? I want my WakeWorld back!!!
Old    mendo247            10-25-2006, 9:38 PM Reply   
WTF??? WAKE SPACE?
Old     (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       10-25-2006, 9:43 PM Reply   
Hahahah- when do I get to make my top 8??
Old     (soak_up_the_sun)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-25-2006, 9:43 PM Reply   
I just noticed it too.
What's up?
Old     (grant_west)      Join Date: Jun 2005       10-25-2006, 9:44 PM Reply   
Mabey Dave sold the name. One Milllleeeeeeeeeeiiiiionnnnnn Dollars
Old     (soak_up_the_sun)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-25-2006, 9:49 PM Reply   
Maybe the "World" just wasn't big enough...had to go for the universe?
Old     (mr_incredible)      Join Date: Oct 2005       10-25-2006, 11:54 PM Reply   
maybe its wakeworlds holloween costume
Old     (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-26-2006, 12:26 AM Reply   
Chuck Norris has trademarked the world.
Old     (kristian)      Join Date: Nov 2002       10-26-2006, 1:04 AM Reply   
HAHAHAHA!!!! classic

nice one dave
Old     (alteczen)      Join Date: Aug 2003       10-26-2006, 5:42 AM Reply   
Go to wakespace.com - it takes you to the discussion board here. I saw some sort of ad from Boarders Paradise saying Wakespace.com Coming Soon... I just can't remember where I saw it.
Old     (nj_alex)      Join Date: Aug 2002       10-26-2006, 6:45 AM Reply   
Perhaps it's an attempt to "get hip" by jumping on the myspace sound alike band wagon.
Old     (jcv)      Join Date: Oct 2005       10-26-2006, 9:47 AM Reply   
i fear change
Old    K.B.C.            10-26-2006, 9:53 AM Reply   
David???
Old     (hal2814)      Join Date: Feb 2006       10-26-2006, 10:09 AM Reply   
Seem like if we wanted a site like myspace we'd... I don't know... go to myspace. What's next? Friends lists, vanity pages, viral marketing?
Old     (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-26-2006, 10:24 AM Reply   
Dave Williams any reply??????
Old     (factory)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-26-2006, 10:24 AM Reply   
wakespace.com is going to be the new name for boarders paradise. where you can order the same stuff, just new name.
Old     (bensk8in)      Join Date: Feb 2006       10-26-2006, 11:01 AM Reply   
Wakeworld was the perfect name, I would rock the sticker on my truck if I had one and im very picky about what I put on, its usually almost all one of a kind stickers, but wakespace HELL NO!!!
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-26-2006, 11:40 AM Reply   
As many of you know, we are currently redesigning WakeWorld. Part of the redesign plan includes renaming and moving our discussion board to a new community website with many other features such as the ability for users to set up their own "space" and upload pictures and video. The name we selected for this is WakeSpace. We procured the WakeSpace.com domain name a year ago when we started planning.

In order to begin this transition, we renamed this discussion board WakeSpace. We are marketing and advertising this board by that name and we are using the domain name in order to direct viewers to this board. In the coming months, we will transition to the website www.wakespace.com, described above. We know that some of you find the name change unsettling but we have sound business and legal reasons for starting this transition now, including building name recognition and goodwill for the WakeSpace tradename.

Some of you noticed a similar website that might be under construction. We will not comment on that site. We will state that WakeWorld’s plan to restructure its website and rename its discussion board was long in the making.

Don't fear the change because we will make it as seamless as possible and you will not lose out on anything! So continue to enjoy your WakeSpace!
Old     (factory)      Join Date: Aug 2006       10-26-2006, 11:48 AM Reply   
looked again. boarders paradise is going to be wake-space.com.
Old     (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-26-2006, 12:08 PM Reply   
So Chuck Norris did trademark the world
Old     (teamvaldez)      Join Date: Apr 2003       10-26-2006, 12:34 PM Reply   
So Dave, what does this do for wakeworld? Is wakespace an addition to wakeworld??
Old     (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       10-26-2006, 12:39 PM Reply   
I dont get why it requires a change in name.

I would love to continue advertising for you if you would send me a couple of wakespace stickers to replace the wakeworld ones that I have on my truck and boat.
Old     (wakeguru)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-26-2006, 12:41 PM Reply   
Legal reasons? Is someone challenging the name WakeWorld? I guess claiming to own the world of wake could be unsettling for some.

Oh, and I'd like different set of smilies while yer at it.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-26-2006, 12:43 PM Reply   
WakeWorld will be getting a facelift, but it's not going anywhere and it's not getting a name change. Don't read too much into this. It's simply an effort to upgrade WakeWorld and recreate the discussion board/community into something even better. I know what y'all like and I'm bringing it to you!
Old     (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       10-26-2006, 12:51 PM Reply   
I am sure you know what we like but just so that I can get it off my chest. Please do not add avitars, signatures and a bunch of other crap that make it impossible to find the actual post.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-26-2006, 12:55 PM Reply   
See, I told you I know what you like. There is no way in hell I'd add all that garbage. If anything, it will be even more streamlined than it is now. If I've learned anything from our readers, it's that utility is king!
Old     (depswa)      Join Date: Nov 2000       10-26-2006, 1:35 PM Reply   
I think it's a great idea Dave! Although, with WakeSpace & MySpace I'll never get anything done! HA!
Old     (kylielogan)      Join Date: Apr 2006       10-26-2006, 1:56 PM Reply   
i'm not good at change. please be kind.
Old     (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-26-2006, 1:58 PM Reply   
Keep up the good work Dave. WakeWorld is the best site out there, and I am sure that it will only get better with these changes.

* How's that for a$$ kissing. Dave - Now can I get one of the first Wakespace t-shirts and stickers, or do I have to beat Umali's post count?

Thanks bud!
Old     (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       10-26-2006, 2:12 PM Reply   
where are the pictures of the can of worms and the popcorn. Here it comes.
Old     (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-26-2006, 3:55 PM Reply   
Upload
Old     (mjmurphy53711)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-26-2006, 4:07 PM Reply   
More clarity please, so we will go to wakespace for our discussion needs and continue coming to wakeworld for other wake related info am I getting that right?

Im smelling double advertising revenue, and that sounds like something David and crew deserve.

Change scares me too, keep us updated.
Old     (wakeandsnow27)      Join Date: Jun 2004       10-26-2006, 6:19 PM Reply   
myspace is taking over the universe. one website at a time.

(Message edited by wakeandsnow27 on October 26, 2006)
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       10-26-2006, 6:31 PM Reply   
Again, you have nothing to worry about. There will be no change in advertising since we already have advertising on the discussion board and the main section of WakeWorld. The sites will still be closely tied together. Other than added features, better content and more interaction, you shouldn't notice much change.
Old     (slipknot)      Join Date: Aug 2001       10-26-2006, 7:03 PM Reply   
DW said Y'all!

Except he spelt it wrong. It's ya'll, for all you bumpkins in Ramona, CA.
Old     (hal2814)      Join Date: Feb 2006       10-27-2006, 6:46 AM Reply   
No, it is spelled y'all. Y'all is a contraction for "you all." There is no "a" in "you." Spelling it ya'll doesn't make a whole lot of sense. Shakespeare used the word from time to time. Back then it was a perfectly acceptable contraction just like "can't" is today but nowadays it's mostly relegated to the South and even then primarily when speaking, not writing. In my opinion, it's far better than the Northern equivalent: yous guys.
Old     (socalwakepunk)      Join Date: Dec 2002       10-28-2006, 5:08 PM Reply   
ROFLMAO !!!!
Old     (litlone873)      Join Date: Jan 2005       11-06-2006, 8:38 PM Reply   
Damn, now I gotta get new stickers! And I guess I will hold off on asking for WW gear for Christmas. Don't want old logos/names.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       11-06-2006, 9:42 PM Reply   
Am I just not explaining this right or what??? WakeWorld isn't going anywhere!!! WakeSpace will be the name of the new "community" website that will go hand in hand with WakeWorld. We simply renamed the current "community" portion of our website to WakeSpace to begin the transition.

Sit there and do nothing. This requires no action on your part!!
Old     (soak_up_the_sun)      Join Date: Jun 2004       11-06-2006, 10:00 PM Reply   
Sit, Stay! Got it...we'll be good.
Old    murrayair            11-06-2006, 10:41 PM Reply   
I'm not huge on change, but In Dave We Trust.
Old     (kingskrew)      Join Date: May 2004       11-06-2006, 10:46 PM Reply   

quote:

Sit there and do nothing. This requires no action on your part!!




Wait, so what do we have to do?

-Steve
Old     (ronnyboy27)      Join Date: Nov 2005       11-07-2006, 5:59 AM Reply   
I'm just not getting it. What do I need to do? Oh nothing, I'm freaking great at that.
Old     (7890303)      Join Date: Sep 2006       11-07-2006, 8:43 PM Reply   
cant stop laughing........... please send detailed instructions or a link to wake space so i dont get lost. will be a third still be here? I mean, there? just let me know how I can get hooked up. first one to figure it out gets a retro Wake World hoodie!
Old     (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       11-07-2006, 9:02 PM Reply   
Should we all make new usernames....???
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       11-07-2006, 11:20 PM Reply   
Actually, most users will have to move out of state and, in most cases, not only will you have to change your user name, but you'll also have to change your legal name and your mother's maiden name! Passwords will no longer be used because you'll be required to buy one of those retina scanners and hook it up to your computer. We're serious about security here at WakeWorld!
Old     (wakegenie)      Join Date: Sep 2006       11-08-2006, 2:57 PM Reply   
I'm assuming that means no.

(Message edited by wakegenie on November 08, 2006)
Old     (wakeeater2003)      Join Date: Mar 2004       11-08-2006, 3:10 PM Reply   
Hey I can get a deal on some of those retina scanners if need some!
Old     (jon4pres)      Join Date: May 2004       11-08-2006, 3:20 PM Reply   
Dave are we serious about security at WakeWorld or WakeSpace.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       11-08-2006, 3:37 PM Reply   
WakeWorld AND it's sister site, WakeSpace!
Old     (ttrigo)      Join Date: Dec 2004       11-08-2006, 3:42 PM Reply   
how come it is never called it's "brother" site? or it's "brother" company? I think this needs to be investigated.
Old    nocky            11-08-2006, 5:54 PM Reply   
Blatant sexism....
Old     (team_o)      Join Date: Jun 2002       11-08-2006, 6:01 PM Reply   
Shouldn't the sister site be called WakeSpice?
Old     (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       11-08-2006, 6:19 PM Reply   
I like this thread
Old     (gehennaengine)      Join Date: Jun 2005       11-08-2006, 7:22 PM Reply   
"WakeWorld and it's non-denominational, gender neutral, life partner site WakeSpace."

(Message edited by gehennaengine on November 08, 2006)
Old     (lukeduke95)      Join Date: May 2002       11-08-2006, 7:49 PM Reply   
JED!!

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!



I'll start a group buy on retinal scanners.
Old     (lizrd)      Join Date: Jul 2002       11-08-2006, 9:05 PM Reply   
I call dibs on SpaceWorld.com and WorldSpace.com
Old     (wakeeater2003)      Join Date: Mar 2004       11-08-2006, 10:24 PM Reply   
Luke we also do hand geomatry readers, card access systems, covert cameras, and any other kind of security product that you would want to keep wake space or your space safer. Later, Mike

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