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Old 10-05-2004, 10:20 AM   #31
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I'll have to ad that I am glad i found this bunch of losers 1st. I strongly resent huge ego's. I have had to deal with one elsewhere (except his ban did not hold up :P ) This here is a swell sight. no need to hate the guy though. he has enough hate and resentment for all of us. let him have his hate, and run with it.
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Old 01-18-2005, 11:36 PM   #32
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Sorry, the demon in me can't pass this up..place your bets on how fast I can get banned from his "club" *grin*

*edit* or not *sigh* can't post a question without him "approveing it" first
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Old 05-01-2005, 02:35 AM   #33
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just for giggles, I tried to join that group again, but .... still banned, I guess I'm important enough to rate a permanent ban it's been over a year !!!!
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Old 05-13-2005, 06:05 PM   #34
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Hi everybody,

It looks like it's happened, the other site's posting has slowed to a trickle. It could be that no one as anything to say, or Arkie has angered enough people that no one wants to post.

Maybe, Arkie will read this post and mend his ways.
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Old 05-14-2005, 01:38 AM   #35
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His group as many have, is dieing a slow death. This group is much better we have free speech and plenty of room for pictures.
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Old 08-08-2005, 02:51 PM   #36
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Has anyone been watching the "other site" recently. All hell has been breaking loose and Arky has mostly been the root of it.

I used to converse with Ben Rosander a bit till I was kicked off. And in fact I have always posted his book deals here. I think he is a member and I would love to see him be more active here. I beleive I offered to him to be my first moderator but he sided with the "other site"

I think his knowledge and experience in conversions could be a big help to some people.
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Old 08-08-2005, 09:34 PM   #37
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One of the biggest reasons I was drawn to this forum was the extraordinary amount of SHARED information.

I had seen the "other site" from the outside, but being one who tries to "look before he leaps" (yeah, and I bought a skoolie...go figure...) I was able to visit as an unregistered guest to see the massive amount of knowledge and experience, both good & bad, that Skoolie.net has, and how open the members are, joined, and just never looked back. Then I read of what was going on "over there" and was doubly glad I joined THIS forum!

I hope that one day, I can actually post stuff from my s-l-o-o-o-o-w conversion that will be any bit as helpful to others as this site has been to me.

Thank you, Steve, for providing us with such a great, wide-open place to gather!
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Old 08-08-2005, 10:44 PM   #38
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I only visited there a couple times because I could never find anything in their version of a forum. It was a mess and when I posted it took a couple days for him to put it up after reviewing it. By the time I got an answer it was weeks later and I had found this site. I never went back.
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Old 08-09-2005, 12:37 AM   #39
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The membership shows he has 1793 members. However I wonder how many are actually active. I doubt many have visited a second time. I have a bunch of Yahoo group memberships that I used once and will probably never visit again. I am betting a lot of people joined so they could ask a question or two and never bothered to leave the group. I am glad I am no longer involved with that mess of a group. Between Hitler that runs it and the yahoo limitations/popup ads I would go nuckin futs.
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FYI: Ben Rosander started a new group earlier this week, he has had hundreds of members move from the "other site" to his in just the last four days. Unfortunatly Arky banned everyone, including me, who joined Bens new group.

http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/sKOOLieConversions/

I suggest everyone cancel their account at the "other site" if you still have and join Ben's group as everyone has, or will soon, move there.

I've been banned at least three times from schoolbusconversionnuts now!
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