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Old 08-13-2007, 11:24 PM   #21
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

I tried to go to the other site once... it's way complicated, I didn't even post anything. I tried to upload a few photos but was limited to how many I could.

Funny if his is the BEST skoolie site what is he doing here? Seems if it were so great he'd have never even stumbled upon this post. Hell if there was a post bashing us on his site I'd never know it.
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Old 08-13-2007, 11:27 PM   #22
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

i didn't realize that i was gonna open such a can of worms...........

this has to be the most unfriendly thread on skoolie.net
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Old 08-13-2007, 11:34 PM   #23
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

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with over 2800 members !
500 of wich are apperently being dropped for bouncing email for months. I would not be surpriced if a large portion of the rest set their accounts to "no email/web only" and forgot about it. For a list that is suposed to have that many there are very few that talk. I wonder why????
I'm probably one of those since I have it set to "no email." If they were going to require that you receive e-mails from mods they should have said so initially.

And Jason...I wouldn't worry about it. The troll is butthurt because no matter how many times he says it (misspellings and caps be damned) he does not have the best skoolie site around according to an awful lot of people.
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Old 08-14-2007, 12:14 AM   #24
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

Wow... so I just tried to log onto the best skoolie site on earth just now... ya know the original one... and this is the message I got...

You have been banned from this group by the group moderator (Yahoo! ID banned: phillbus914). You may not join the group SchoolBUSconversioNUTS.

Apparently you don't even have to post anything on that site to be banned... I'd like to know what grounds I was banned on?

I think we all know...

ha ha ha, so that's the best skoolie site for ya. You get banned for no reason.

Wow! That is a nice feature....
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Old 08-14-2007, 12:57 AM   #25
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

Must have banned all user names registered on skoolie.net. That would mean the arky person or who ever would have to ban himself too right?

When I was looking years back for a skoolie conversion site I did see this one and the yahoo one but when I looked at the yahoo one and saw that I'd have to join the group first before seeing the message boards I thought to myself forget it and only saved the link for this one which at the time was http://bus.lonepilot.com/. Yes I've been around a while lurking just didn't register right away. It was this site that got me interested and any ideas I came up with I didn't get from a yahoo group which is too cheap to put any money up for a site that is half as good as this one. I do take offence to being called a troll or a newbie that doesn't know any better cause I never even looked passt the main page on the yahoo site. That alone makes whodat a idiot which in my opinion is probably arky himself but I don't care because they must really be desperate for more users other wise they wouldn't come here to get try and get a few.
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Old 08-15-2007, 12:49 AM   #26
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Delete it. Completely. We can forget about Arky and his kind, we have us and our kind... Why think twice about someone/thing not worth the effort?

The problem with that is, then we're no different than his site... and obviously there's some interest in expressing our anger towards this guy.

I do agree fully that this thread is not in the friendly spirit of skoolie.

hummmm what to do, what to do...
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

Here is the policy I have told the mods to never delete anything but instead move it and decide later what to do. Obviously if it is spam then it will shortly after be deleted. The problem with this one is that it is spam using social engineering. Arky reduntantly posted links in his posts and is filling the Internet with his trash.

Not only is he posting everywhere he can that he invented the term skoolie. I can keep going but this is pointless, all I want to do is help people find information that will help them on their adventure into bus conversions and this topic has been nothing but stress trying to decide what to do.

I do not have a problem with him posting a link but there is no reason to post it like that and a link to a members only page is far from useful.
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Old 08-15-2007, 01:58 AM   #28
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Yeah that's a good point... Him posting links to his site is spam... the worst kind of spam ever created. ha ha

Funny thing is, none of us can even read anything on his site anyway. We're all banned. Who's he posting it for anyway? ha!

It's also amusing that he boasts his number of users, when you can't even view posts there without signing up. I bet a good majority of his "users" only signed up to see what was on his board & never returned. That's what I did.

I'd bet that 1/2 of the traffic on this site is from browsers, who are not "members" which would make this site THE BIGGEST AND BADDEST ASS'ED SKOOLIE..uh IST SITE ON EARTH!

If you want to take this thread down based on that (the spaming) I'm behind you 100% & that'd be nothing compared to what he does over there.... At least I think... I don't know since I'm banned...

I'm sorry for thinking that you had a different reason for removing this.
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whodat is Arky, if you remember he was spamming hundreds of our members through the private message feature about his site when they signed up here. See topic: Holy Cow!
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Re: Let's give Arky the boot!

Poor Arky having somebody like Whodat as an Public relation rep. This Whodat guy is doing poor Arky more damage then good.
However that aside, there is some useful information on Arky's site, the problem is finding it. But if you have time eventually after reading through a few hunderd posts you find something useful. Most time for me the useful thing found is on a total different topic then I actualy was looking for, but never the less I did find something useable.
I never asked any questions yet on his site just because I do not like questions are answered.
It seems that traffic on his site is on a downward trend (whos surprised by that advertisement)
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