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  1. Imported

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    HORSEHUNGshowoff: Wondering how members felt about the premium memberships
     
  2. D_Humper E Bogart

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    Since I don't spend all my time at LPSG crusing around looking for pictures, it doesn't bother me.
     
  3. Imported

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    Javierdude22:
    Ditto
     
  4. Pecker

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    S'okay with me.

    What's a few bucks to keep LPSG in the family? I've belonged to many a board that required $ for full priviledges. This is nothing new.

    A couple of years ago Mark struggled with this. That means he's been fighting off loss of the board because of expenses for a long time. And most of us have been oblivious to that. He even mentioned a few weeks ago, before this fairly successful idea, of selling LPSG.

    That would be too dear a price to pay.
     
  5. MASSIVEPKGO_CHUCK

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    Sorry to spoil your expectations there, HHSO, but the kind of pics here aren't exactly the first ones I'd be looking for.
     
  6. musc069

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    Sorry to be hot under the collar on this one, but the whining over a couple bucks a moth just boggles my mind.

    Do you realize how much work goes into making and maintaining a site like this? I mean to start with, how many different versions of this forum have we seen in the past three years? There's a reason for that and it's that Mark spends time trying to make this as good an experience for everyone as possible. If I've had an issue or problem, Mark usually responds within hours. That takes time. Time is money.

    What is so wrong with plunking down a couple bucks to pay someone for their hard work and for the significant expenses he has. If people don't like it, they don't need to upgrade.

    Maybe it's because I'm in a professional services business as well and am sensitive to the $$ value of one's time, but I think it's very fair. Hopefully, with the few extra bucks, Mark will be able to continue to upgrade the site.

    Ok, rant over. I feel better.

    Scott
     
  7. B_RoysToy

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    I like your way of thinking, as well as your avatar, Scott. It's sorta unique the way you show the growth of that sizable appendage.

    But getting back to the matter at hand -- the price is just fine with me. If I divided it by the hours I spend on LPSG, it might come to a penny a throw. Besides this, Mark is a personable, congenial guy who is prompt to answer any guestion or give info. and likes big dicks. His comments under the penis parade pictures are hot. It's worth my money.

    Luke
     
  8. mindseye

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    Showoff:

    The phrasing of your choices certainly reveals what your thoughts are of the matter. You'd have gotten meaningful results with options like "for it" "against it" "indifferent" and then let people supply their own reasons. Instead, you've supplied reasons for each of the choices yourself.
     
  9. MisterMark

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    Thanks, guys! I really appreciate your support. He's already sent several nasty private messages to me abuot this, and I'm about ready to give him "the hammer". B)

    He's like a giant cockroach (no pun intended) that just won't die - even after you've hit him with your shoe about 18 times. :p
     
  10. Pecker

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    We should be used to skewed surveys. Especially in an election year:

    Exit poll...

    "Did you vote for A or B?"

    I voted for A

    "Did you find the polling place convenient?"

    No. I hate it.

    Report:

    Voted for A but hated it. <_<
     
  11. MisterMark

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    One more thing that HHSO and a few others don&#39;t seem to understand:

    Even "non-profits" have to pay their bills.
     
  12. Imported

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    rainsfletcher: This all seems so silly to me. I won&#39;t belabor this thread by repeated what others have said before. But I definately wanted to add my "Thanks for keeping this thing alive, Mark. I&#39;m happy to do my part to help." Seriously, I owe this board more than just a few bucks....

    BTW - standing offer is still good. I&#39;ll pay for memberships in exchange for, well - send me an e-mail or message and we can talk about it. :)
     
  13. Imported

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    tigerwolf:
    Seriously Mark, you need to grow up dude. As an administrator you should be above throwing around petty insults like you&#39;re in some schoolyard..

    Demonstrate some class there, man.. jesus..
     
  14. Pecker

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    Seriously Mark, you need to grow up dude. As an administrator you should be above throwing around petty insults like you&#39;re in some schoolyard..

    Demonstrate some class there, man.. jesus.. [/b][/quote]
    Stupid is as stupid does.

    "&#39;You don&#39;t tug on Superman&#39;s cape
    You don&#39;t spit into the dark
    You don&#39;t pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger
    And you don&#39;t mess around with Mark"

    :p
     
  15. MisterMark

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    Okay, tigerwolf. It&#39;s a deal. I&#39;ll just ignore you in the future.
     
  16. B_RoysToy

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    Have you ever been accused of being &#39;cute&#39;, Mark? You&#39;ve gotta be the cutest moderator around, man, and sexy as a fucking stud can be. I appreciate the hell out of you, guy.

    Luke
     
  17. Imported

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    tigerwolf:
    Hey, if it keeps you from throwing childish insults at me like you&#39;ve been doing to Horse, by all means.. I&#39;m up for it.
     
  18. jonb

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    Personally, I don&#39;t care. I don&#39;t look at the pictures, so I&#39;m fine with premium. However, any non-porno graphics (such as charts) should be given in the form of a link to another server.
     
  19. madame_zora

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    Frankly, anyone who doesn&#39;t understand the time value of money simply isn&#39;t living in the real world&#33; I would suggest that anyone bitching about the incredibly small fee should volunteer their OWN time to keep the site running instead of volunteering Mark&#39;s time, which they have no right to do&#33;&#33;&#33;&#33; The fact that Mark labored over this site for the amount of time that he did without being compensated doesn&#39;t mean he owes it to anyone to continue doing so for the rest of eternity, just because they want him too. How fucking selfish&#33;&#33; This site had a tremendous amount to offer for free, and I&#39;m sure the vast majority of us appreciate wholeheartedly the work being done here. As for the whiners, feel free to exit at any time and do all the work Mark does to set up your own site (BTW, THEN we&#39;ll see how long it stays free, when it&#39;s YOUR time in question).
     
  20. Imported

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    HORSEHUNGshowoff:
     
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