OBX and stuff
mhunt at ecin.net
Mon Jan 26 16:09:38 CST 2004
Earlier in the weekend, I posted for my administrators and for the few
donating members to sound off about what I did. I got no significant
feedback. Maybe I didn't give it a chance, but I sure as hell made my
That being said, what little comes in from banners and such hardly
scratches the monthly bill. I don't run the forum because I want to
make money nor do I want to "be famous". I run the forum because of my
love for my cars and because I have the time and resources to provide
such a place for those that share those interests. This weekend was a
real eye opener, and I can promise you it will dictate my future
actions. What it will NOT do is compromise any core values I have and
my actions this weekend I felt held to them.
Unfortunately, this weekend has really soured me on several members of
the community as they showed their true colors. I did nothing to
deserve some of the hateful and personal attacks that I received both
publicly and privately. I'm not going to forget this weekend, and that
is unfortunate for certain other people.
I'm not an unfair dictator of the forum, but I pay the bills and at the
end of the day if you don't like it- post elsewhere.
I stand by my choice and have moved on. This is my last post on the
On Jan 26, 2004, at 4:21 PM, Lawrence Weeks wrote:
> Perhaps Matt's deification is a little bit more questionable, though,
> along with most other web sites, as they take funding from sponsors
> and such. Mine, though is unimpeachable :-), as I wouldn't accept a
> dime from anybody. I've never wanted that type of potential conflict,
> whether actual or perceived.
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