Wake 101
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Wakesurfing

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       01-15-2009, 8:45 PM Reply   
Why is it that we can start a post about a new Malibu web site (or other boat brand) is up but not other web sites like wakesurf board sites? Happens every winter for just about every boat brand, doesnít it? I donít think Iíve ever seen one of these posts withdrawn, maybe I missed it.
I didn't see the post but I understand that DD posted a thread indicating that a new P5 site was up. Was it DDís post or what? How did that post differ from the "Hey my brand of boat has a new web site post." I havenít seen a banner at the top of the Boat and Equipment forum.
Old     (jstieg)      Join Date: Apr 2007       01-16-2009, 12:04 AM Reply   
yea i got the same thing when i tryed to put up a new site called it was revoked before i could even refresh my page.
Old     (taft)      Join Date: Jul 2006       01-16-2009, 1:31 AM Reply   
I'm a wakesurfer, I want to know about the brands that are in my sport...
Old     (hatepain)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-16-2009, 6:40 AM Reply   
We all know the reason but if WW'er to WW'er is sharing the info and David knows we're not affiliated with the company then it shouldn't be a problem.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       01-16-2009, 7:49 AM Reply   
It blows me away that people can't see the difference between normal Joe Wakeboarder starting a thread about a product/service/website and a rep from the company starting a thread about a product/service/website. IF YOU WORK FOR A COMPANY, YOU CAN'T POST THE SAME THINGS THAT EVERYBODY ELSE IS ALLOWED TO POST! THAT IS CALLED ADVERTISING! Seems pretty logical to me.
Old     (ed_g)      Join Date: Nov 2005       01-16-2009, 8:13 AM Reply   
I don't work for any watersports equipment company and you deleted my posts that where nothing more than kudos for a board manufacturer donating to a supra/moomba jamboree
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-16-2009, 10:11 AM Reply   
David is just doing his job, he makes the rules. If you do not like it tough *******.

It is like when people get pissed a at a cop for getting a speeding ticket, when they were speeding.
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       01-16-2009, 11:22 AM Reply   
I didn't say anything about "working for" a company. I said "affiliated" with a company. Again, I find it absolutely ridiculous that I have to explain the fact that if you are promoting a company because they are giving you money, product, favors, etc., then that is advertising!! Come on, are you really struggling to understand this or are you just looking for a loophole so that you can promote your stuff for free. It's really very simple, but some of you are trying really hard to make it complicated!!
Old     (bigshow)      Join Date: Feb 2005       01-16-2009, 4:10 PM Reply   
Why haven't the majority of these post been pulled?
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       01-16-2009, 4:30 PM Reply   
Holy crap, are you serious??? Have you read anything I've written??? I give up!!
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       01-16-2009, 4:34 PM Reply   
I'm not going to spend 10 hours explaining something that 99.99% of the people on the discussion board can figure out. If you don't understand then it's probably best if you just refrain from posting anything.
Old     (malibuboats4)      Join Date: Sep 2008       01-16-2009, 6:01 PM Reply   
its his site, he can do what he wants.
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-17-2009, 9:34 AM Reply   
you wakesurf guys seem to be really close to losing your forum topic.

bigshow, you need a hobby
Old     (dennish)      Join Date: May 2005       01-17-2009, 10:21 AM Reply   
Hey Nick,
I agree with you. If this keeps up we will all need to find a different way to discus wakesurfing and that would be a shame. Dave seems really clear to me. Why can't everyone else see it also. Cry me a river, build me a bridge and GET OVER IT.
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-17-2009, 2:09 PM Reply   
I don't wakesurf a lot, or check these boards much but it would be a shame if a few ruined it for all.
Old     (rhawn)      Join Date: Dec 2006       01-17-2009, 2:11 PM Reply   
They why concern yourself with it? Really?
Old     (sidekicknicholas)      Join Date: Mar 2007       01-17-2009, 2:24 PM Reply   
Because one area of the site goes downhill the rest does. Thats why.

Also, I would imagine all the nonsense going on that causes trouble would just flood over to the wakeboard forum. Thats also why.
Old     (deepcove)      Join Date: Mar 2004       01-17-2009, 4:03 PM Reply   
yeah I could see that....then the next thing you know it flows over to the world wide web and then the whole internet goes downhill....scary stuff wakesurf guys really should get your act together
Old     (rhawn)      Join Date: Dec 2006       01-17-2009, 7:48 PM Reply   
Dude, the drama llama followed you in. Take that thing back when you go, mmm k.
Old     (notsobueno)      Join Date: Dec 2004       01-18-2009, 1:05 PM Reply   
I missed something...somebody fill me in please...what happened?
Old     (rallyart)      Join Date: Nov 2006       01-18-2009, 7:27 PM Reply   
Another post got put up that said 'We've got our new website up with lots of great stuff on it. Come and see us.'
Which really is advertising, and that diminishes the value to the people that pay for advertising on WW and bring us this great site.
Old     (stick)      Join Date: Dec 2007       01-22-2009, 1:42 PM Reply   
Your rules are clear, simple and straight forward. Why can't you simply "ban" certain users, who continue to fight the rules?

Come on guys, what would YOU do if YOU owned this site and had vendors who PAY for advertising rights???
Old     (wakeworld)      Join Date: Jan 1997       01-22-2009, 1:49 PM Reply   
I have and I will, but I want to make every effort to educate and get people on board first. That being said, I will not let a few ruin it for the rest.


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 10:22 AM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home


© 2016 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us