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Members seem like sales pitches?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by luk8272, Jul 5, 2008.

  1. Jul 5, 2008 at 10:47 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 [OP] Poodoo

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    Is it me or does it seem like some of the members are sales pitches? I'm not picking on this member but it was the most recent one I have noticed. BigGeeDee67 check out some of the photos and comments.
     
  2. Jul 6, 2008 at 2:20 PM
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    Evil Monkey

    Evil Monkey There's an evil monkey in my truck

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    I looked but it looks like he just cut and pasted some text from a sales site. It's not a big deal since there is no contact info for a merchant site that I could see and he only gave it after someone asked how much & where. Most of his posts seem genuine too. He's probably just a guy who takes pride in his accessories and loves talking about his truck. Assume the best until proven otherwise.
     
  3. Jul 6, 2008 at 3:15 PM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    That's what I go by...
     
  4. Jul 6, 2008 at 3:40 PM
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    it's in coma

    it's in coma Well-Known Member

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    beautiful truck, though. Firts time i see one of those skid plates on a tacoma...:burnrubber:
     
  5. Jul 6, 2008 at 4:50 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    This thread needs to be deleted. Calling someone out like that is complete nonsense. If you have a problem, PM a moderator.
     
  6. Jul 6, 2008 at 4:55 PM
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    tcBob

    tcBob Gringo Bandito Moderator

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    If you're talking about something like the description on BigGeeDee's Helix Power Tower pic, it's a straight copy+paste from the PerformanceProducts4Trucks site here. We do keep an eye out for spammy posts though for sure.
     
  7. Jul 6, 2008 at 5:01 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    X2. Not a nice thing to do. :confused:
     
  8. Jul 6, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    luk8272

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    No i'm not trying to be rude, and I stated that right off. It was just something I was noticing right off. Even if it was a sales pitch it would be a great one the trucks that seem like that are amazing and I would aspire to have one like it. I was noting that they have what seems to be some of the best parts. I didn't mean for it to come across wrong. I was kinda wondering if they were sponsored. Down here there are a few companies that pay you said amount a month to put their magnets or stickers on your vehicles. I just mentioned his truck becuase I was looking through the Gallery and it stood out.
     
  9. Jul 6, 2008 at 6:46 PM
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    it's in coma

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    thinking the same thing...
     
  10. Jul 6, 2008 at 6:47 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 [OP] Poodoo

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    I appologize if that came across wrong, it by far wasn't my intention. Feel free to delete the post if that is how you feel I wouldn't be offended and wouldn't want to do so to others.
     
  11. Jul 7, 2008 at 7:22 AM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    No worries. Wilson is correct though, contacting a moderator or tcBob (The Admin) would be the best course of action. Although we can't be online 24/7 (as this job has horrible pay :rolleyes:), we love this forum enough to check it out every chance we get. We also rely on our fellow TW members to let us know if something is not quite kosher.

    However, as Alice Cooper, Eminem, Marilyn Mason, Ozzy, and countless others have shown us, bad publicity is still publicity...

    I suggest everyone that reads this thread, go to visit BigGeeDee67's page and give him a hard time (in fun, of course). Also, check out his photo gallery and comment on his truck. My personal opinion = Very Nice!!!
    :thumbsup:
     
  12. Jul 7, 2008 at 7:29 AM
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    Khaos

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    I'm listening to Marilyn Manson right now. Good music, weird dude. :rockband:
     
  13. Jul 7, 2008 at 7:34 AM
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    neontrail

    neontrail ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈ ✈

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    Yeah, not cool AT ALL:mad:
     
  14. Jul 7, 2008 at 8:42 AM
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    Roland

    Roland My other ride has sails

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    If you look back thru my threads I look like I'm pushing the renowned aFe Dry Pro S filters or the fantastic UnderCover hard tonneau covers or even the amazing Scanguage II. :p
     
  15. Jul 7, 2008 at 8:42 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    Do you have any links for those?
     
  16. Jul 7, 2008 at 8:46 AM
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    007Tacoma

    007Tacoma I dub thee malicious!

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    Damn it, Roland... I told you to stop doing that. If your going to do it, post pics, stats, links, prices, and a referral card so you can get a cut of the buck. :p
     
  17. Jul 7, 2008 at 10:32 AM
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    Roland

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  18. Jul 7, 2008 at 10:36 AM
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    squad314

    squad314 Thinks he's Steve McQueen

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    I think Lucas has made it very clear that he wasn't trying to hang BigGeeDee....We all make mistakes and he manned up and acknowledged his.
     
  19. Jul 7, 2008 at 1:00 PM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    I post enthusiastically positive comments about the products that I'm running that have worked well for me. It would normally come across as a sales-pitchy but the attention whoring usually drowns it out. ;)
     
  20. Jul 7, 2008 at 1:03 PM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    you post enthusiastically because they are your sponsors!
     
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