Wonder Where Everyone Is?

Shiva hypatia-no-spam at cotse.net
Fri Jul 26 22:30:19 EST 2002


Cereoid+1+ wrote:

> Would like to see a list of these "die hard" Gardenweb sponsors. If they 
got
> enough complaints about the evil antics of Spike and how their being
> associated with the creep actually hurts their business, they should 
wise up
> and drop their contracts with him. If Spike has no sponsors, he will be 
out
> of business. Its just that simple.
>
> Spread the word around about the BAN on Gardenweb!
>
> Add the addresses of as many gardening newsgroups to mailing list for 
this
> thread as you can.
>
> Lets all show Spike exactly where everyone else is and where we stand!!
>
Man. I am tempted to cancel my membership.
> Alice Gamewell <rgamewell2 at earthlink.net> wrote in message
> news:3D41D464.1B4051C2 at earthlink.net...
> > I agree with you.  More people need to write to sponsors  telling them
> their
> > opinion of the web site.  I did that. I wrote a letter to every garden 
web
> > sponosr about Spikes
> > censorship.  A lot of them replied back saying that  they will not 
renew
> their
> > contract with him.  A lot of sponsors have poor opinions of him.  But 
then
> you
> > have the die hards who insist they need the exposure.  Maybe if more
> people
> > write the Sponsors aboutr Spike they will realize they may not be 
getting
> as
> > much company exposure as they think.  At least not exposure to 
the "real
> > gardeners" as implied.
> >
> > Cereoid+1+ wrote:
> >
> > > The gardenweb consists MOSTLY of naive newbies that have yet to be
> Disneyed
> > > and long time retards that openly kiss Spike's ass. All one has to 
do is
> > > view the ridiculous series of replies and feeble guesses to questions
> posted
> > > to the forums to see how worthless and pathetic Gardenweb really is.
> Anyone
> > > who is genuinely knowledgeable will be soon perceived to be a threat 
by
> > > Spike and will quickly be banned by his autocratic highness. The free
> > > exchange of information is a threat to his arbitrary little kingdom.
> > >
> > > What is really needed is an outright BAN of Gardenweb and informing 
all
> the
> > > Gardenweb sponsors what a bastard Spike really is and how he will 
hurt
> their
> > > business.
> > >
> > > nan <avenasativa at hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > > news:7a3c5bc8.0207260603.751831e4 at posting.google.com...
> > > > If the gardenweb is intent on screening out the so-called bad ones,
> > > > and if I am considered to be one of those, I would hate to see what
> > > > his idea of an allowable poster" may be.
> > > >
> > > > I had overturned my disney status, but was quickly redisneyed for 
no
> > > > apparent reason, none pertaining to any of his rules. I did not 
break
> > > > any moral rules that he may have had either. A quick temper may be
> > > > what he had.
> > > >
> > > > Although good money has been spent just to access the internet I 
find
> > > > that to be subjected to tantrums of a webmaster is not worth the
> > > > hassle. The gardenweb is now run with the idea that if you please 
the
> > > > "members", preferably the contributing members, that it will go on,
> > > > with every imaginable forum one could ever dream up. Gone are the 
days
> > > > of basic garden questions - they can now count the petals on their
> > > > salvias and report them to the salvia forum.
> > > >
> > > > nan
> > > >
> > > > Alice Gamewell <rgamewell2 at earthlink.net> wrote in message
> > > news:<3D40B896.3BA236E3 at earthlink.net>...
> > > > > No Garden web for me.  If Spike(the owner I believe)  does not 
like
> your
> > > > > post he bars you from usingf the site.  Using the cookies on your
> > > > > computor, he sends you over to Disney.com.  No bad posts.  Once 
on
> one
> > > > > of his referral sites someone asked where they could locate a
> particular
> > > > > product.  I  posted a response.  He sent me a nasty e-mail back
> saying
> > > > > he did not like the company.  I was banned to Disney.
> > > > > Another time, I posted an intresting article from RAFI.  Rafi is 
a
> group
> > > > > of concerned scienists discussing environmental concerns. He 
didnt
> like
> > > > > that either and banned me to Disney.  His rules for using his 
site
> were
> > > > > followed.  I for one do not believe in using a site where free
> speech is
> > > > > denied and only his opinions and feelings are first.  That is 
not a
> > > > > discussion group.  It is a censored group.
> > > > >
> > > > > "Gardenweb Fan!" wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Come to www.gardenweb.com, where the REAL gardeners hang out!
> >









































































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