johnroach100
Saturday, December 9, 2006 9:48:11 PM
Compare $10 to selling on Ebay. If it's not something the general public would be interested in I'm sure you'll have better luck here, too.
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Saturday, December 9, 2006 10:12:16 PM
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by charging it will keep a lot of the richie post and fake ads out

Rest assured that Richie will still Email anyone who posts an ad.


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Matt C.
Sunday, December 10, 2006 3:29:22 AM
Thanks Mike and everyone for their input!

For the most part, I have been getting some positive comments (and some constructive criticism) from users on the new classifieds system. My reason for charging is as follows:

* To better control the quality of ads
* To keep spammers out
* To help justify running costs of MCW including the ability to provide everyone with breaking news, articles, and a resource guide.

You are getting a better ad with a more advanced system for a low cost.

When you think about it, $10 is a very small amount for a ad that receives excellent coverage. If you were to place a classified ad in your local newspaper it would cost at least that. I have also tossed around the idea of running ad specials for a reduced rate or maybe the option to place an ad for free on a certain day (I will keep everyone posted on this).

In the past we have discussed making this a subscription based site which I have always tried to steer clear away from and this is something I never plan to implement.

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Pizzagod
Sunday, December 10, 2006 3:47:12 AM
I'm a newbie here, but I don't get what the flap is.

$10?

Jeebus, we piddle more than that away on the most retarded stuff during the season.

We're the guys who pay fifty bones or better for show id's, thirty for show shirts, attend parties where we participate in auctions where you get a chance to buy a $79 television for a couple of hundred.

We fork over money to the showmen's club, to NICA, pay ungodly rent ($1000 or better for a week, when a business in town gets to sit for a month for that much) pay local health departments as much for a three day spot as a brick and mortar place pays for a year, ridiculous insurance (forget twenty years or better without a claim; we are are an attractive nuisance-) and $10 is an issue?

For national exposure?

I have a truck I want to sell right now. The Detroit paper? Over $100 for a week. Hello!

$10 is a bargain. Like Matt said, it's going to keep the riff-raff out.
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 3:08:25 PM
$10............................

That's dirt cheap when you compare to other media and with worldwide exposure to a targeted market it makes more sense. Do members get a discount?
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JerryGillette
Sunday, December 10, 2006 7:19:01 PM
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by charging it will keep a lot of the richie post and fake ads out

Rest assured that Richie will still Email anyone who posts an ad.




I wonder if this Richie guy your talking about, is the same one that is trying to get a hold of me to work my brothers water game?...

I think his e-mail is copycat315, or something like that, I cant remember...
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 7:22:47 PM
thats him, he's one of the few "banned for lifers" here @ mcw
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 7:26:09 PM
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thats him, he's one of the few "banned for lifers" here @ mcw



So whats his story...Is he a wacko?...
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 8:30:16 PM
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thats him, he's one of the few "banned for lifers" here @ mcw



no doubt it's him LOL, for a guy as good as he claims he sure has a herd time finding work!
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 8:34:59 PM
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thats him, he's one of the few "banned for lifers" here @ mcw



So whats his story...Is he a wacko?...



yea, he swears hes the best water gun man in the country, but never seemed to be able to find a hole anywhere, then he started posting classifieds about him being able to work strong in any joint.. he occasionally tries to IM me or Cny but i just keep ignoring him...
hefsonthelot
Sunday, December 10, 2006 8:49:58 PM
richie hasbeen working over on wheelock rides in alans water gun why dont they want him
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 9:45:18 PM
just block richies emails, I did
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Sunday, December 10, 2006 10:28:11 PM
I think it will hurt more than it will help but I understand the reason behind it
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Monday, December 11, 2006 9:30:36 AM
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thats him, he's one of the few "banned for lifers" here @ mcw



So whats his story...Is he a wacko?...

Some of you guys wernt here when he was causing havick here. It was not a pleasent time for the mods, or for anyone trying to carry on a topic of interest. He hi-jacked every post, started arguements, and was a royal pain in the arse. After he was banned, he still would cause a bunch of hassle in the classifieds.He was the main reason another website closed. The thing is , he brags about it ! Ithink charging for classified is a good thing. Helps with the cost of running this site, keeps the trolls out, and lets you know who is serious about what they post on there, instead of " gee, what if" kind of classifieds.
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Monday, December 11, 2006 3:47:03 PM
doran, run your mail thru www.mail.yahoo.com , it catches numerous spams.
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