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Cerridwen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-14-11 08:04 PM
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50. It wasn't meant as comparison.
Those who have the money sit/post from the good seats.

Those who don't, sit in the inexpensive seats.

The inexpensive seats are always in the back.

And here all I thought you could type was 'unrec'.

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  -Is anyone being denied access or posting privileges to DU? mmonk  Nov-14-11 08:53 AM   #0 
  - Sophistry.  aquart   Nov-14-11 08:56 AM   #1 
  - why? what's going on? Did I miss something?  sunwyn   Nov-14-11 08:56 AM   #2 
  - I see lots of threads discussing DU and changes.  mmonk   Nov-14-11 08:58 AM   #5 
  - Why not posting to any of the myriad of threads discussing this...  hlthe2b   Nov-14-11 08:56 AM   #3 
  - Which ones? The ones claiming injustice or the ones not?  mmonk   Nov-14-11 09:00 AM   #7 
     - Have you even bothered to read the announcement thread (Skinner)  hlthe2b   Nov-14-11 09:09 AM   #10 
        - Before you claim a lack of compassion on my part, I look to at least once or twice  mmonk   Nov-14-11 06:09 PM   #13 
           - DU flourished and succeeded with the small donor assistance of countless DUers...  hlthe2b   Nov-14-11 06:25 PM   #15 
              - Who is going to be "cast aside"?  pipi_k   Nov-14-11 06:48 PM   #22 
              - Those not able to donate the minimum ($42/year) will not receive the perks  hlthe2b   Nov-14-11 06:53 PM   #24 
                 - My thought is...  pipi_k   Nov-14-11 07:12 PM   #32 
                 - Oh, I'm sure those who are unemployed and struggling are only  hlthe2b   Nov-14-11 07:54 PM   #47 
                 - Ahhhh...  foreigncorrespondent   Nov-14-11 08:09 PM   #54 
                 - What a stunning example of a comfortable bubble,  woo me with science   Nov-14-11 09:57 PM   #60 
                 - "will not receive the perks" - Still asking people: what "perks"?  apocalypsehow   Nov-14-11 07:19 PM   #36 
                    - See my post #28 for some specifics though I agree seeing ads isn't the Holocaust  REP   Nov-14-11 07:26 PM   #39 
                       - Your on edit made me laugh out loud. Zing!  apocalypsehow   Nov-14-11 07:34 PM   #40 
              - No problem. Others did as well.  mmonk   Nov-15-11 05:44 AM   #62 
  - not yet...  ProdigalJunkMail   Nov-14-11 08:57 AM   #4 
  - Currently, I think posting in DU-Groups is limited to people with donor stars  HereSince1628   Nov-14-11 08:59 AM   #6 
  - I like the way that all you posted was a question.  LoZoccolo   Nov-14-11 09:00 AM   #8 
  - Because I wanted to ask without interjections hoping the same from answers given.  mmonk   Nov-14-11 05:52 PM   #12 
  - Why, yes...there are. We have a whole graveyard of people denied access.  Liberal Veteran   Nov-14-11 09:03 AM   #9 
  - No, they're not. I posted on DU for a while before donating  MineralMan   Nov-14-11 09:18 AM   #11 
  - Hey, you wrote my story!  pipi_k   Nov-14-11 06:55 PM   #26 
  - Nope...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 06:11 PM   #14 
  - So then, what changes are being made? (nt)  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 06:26 PM   #16 
     - Well, one change is that non-donors will now have access to DU's Groups...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 06:29 PM   #17 
        - So what does this mean:  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 06:32 PM   #19 
           - That's the same as DU2...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 06:47 PM   #21 
              - True, but you are forgetting one thing  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 06:55 PM   #27 
                 - But that's not an empirical change...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 07:07 PM   #29 
                    - Understood, but that is where the problem comes in  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 07:12 PM   #33 
                    - For those who could only afford $5/yr,yes, it is an empirical change.  uppityperson   Nov-14-11 07:16 PM   #34 
                       - No one will be denied access due to not being able to donate and all groups will be open to all  REP   Nov-14-11 07:23 PM   #37 
                       - But that's the thing...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 07:40 PM   #41 
                          - A few points here, especially the 250k one  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 07:52 PM   #45 
                             - The last fundraiser, with Grovelbots Big Board...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 07:58 PM   #48 
                                - I stand corrected on the big board, my estimations were from the hearts campaign(nt)  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 08:06 PM   #51 
                                   - Uhhh, that's the complete history of the Big Board...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 08:10 PM   #55 
                                      - And here is what Skinner previously said about the cost to run the board  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 08:17 PM   #56 
                                         - OK, so ballpark $210,000 to $220,000 a year in expenses...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 08:23 PM   #57 
                                            - good point - of course, there would be no speculating if we just had a post about it all  The Straight Story   Nov-14-11 09:41 PM   #58 
                                               - Agreed...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 09:48 PM   #59 
  - I'm still posting  Aerows   Nov-14-11 06:30 PM   #18 
  - I just looked up your profile and you, apparently, are Tombstoned.  Whisp   Nov-14-11 06:34 PM   #20 
  - Jeez. Made me look...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 06:48 PM   #23 
     - . . .  Whisp   Nov-14-11 06:54 PM   #25 
  - No, but some people might have to look at (gasp!) ads, lose 'hosting' ability on DU3  REP   Nov-14-11 07:03 PM   #28 
  - I looked in ATA but I can't find anything about 'hosting'. I'm not familiar with the term. Link?  Poll_Blind   Nov-14-11 07:08 PM   #30 
     - See updated post  REP   Nov-14-11 07:12 PM   #31 
        - Thanks! I see what it says but I'm kind of confused how that's actually going to play out.  Poll_Blind   Nov-14-11 07:42 PM   #42 
           - There are more details in ATA but I'm too lazy to reread and link everything  REP   Nov-14-11 07:49 PM   #44 
  - Of course they are. Silly question. eom  uppityperson   Nov-14-11 07:16 PM   #35 
  - Don't know. Under the new system, when they purge minority  Bluenorthwest   Nov-14-11 07:26 PM   #38 
  - Minorities don't get purged at DU. Rule-breakers do...nt  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 07:46 PM   #43 
  - Naw. Not at all. Just being told to sit in the back of the bus. n/t  Cerridwen   Nov-14-11 07:53 PM   #46 
  - Rosa Parks just rolled over in her grave over that dumb-ass comparison...  SidDithers   Nov-14-11 08:02 PM   #49 
  - It wasn't meant as comparison.  Cerridwen   Nov-14-11 08:04 PM   #50 
  - That is a really poor analogy. n/t.  apocalypsehow   Nov-14-11 08:07 PM   #52 
     - Ok.  Cerridwen   Nov-14-11 08:08 PM   #53 
  - Only Grovelbot, in a few days he will be riding off into the Sunset,  akbacchus_BC   Nov-14-11 10:27 PM   #61 

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