Consiracy Time: Did Mel get SFsN Shut Down?

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  1. Mr Ed

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    Conspiracy Time: Did Mel get SFsN Shut Down?

    Call came from Howchie's compound at Sirius
    Sirius people work for Mel
    Mel just raised the monthly subscription rates to listen to Howchie
    People are excited (?!?) over AGT
    People are pissed at the mass executions going on over at SFN
    SFsN gets shut down

    Maybe it's all a smoke screen to distract Siri/XM subscribers from canceling in January?
    Even one extra month of subscription money means a lot.
     
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  2. Peau de Soie

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    Sure, why not. Let's go with that.

    It was obviously Sirius sanctioned. Mike might be able to divulge a little more.
     
  3. chapped

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    hmmm the first thing i did yesterday was to cancel ....

    yea nothing is shocking anymore
     
  4. StopTheClock

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    I think you guys are off on this one. When I found the site I was so excited about everything there. I looked the whole place over and found a bunch filesharing/copyrighted media posts and thought to myself two things: 1) I found the holy fuckin grail! and 2) this stuff is only going to last so long because with all the new viewers/SFN higher ups checking it out, it's bound to be reported. That's what I believe happened...not a crazy conspiracy.
     
  5. chapped

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    logical
     
  6. Just Peachy

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    This is probably a Bababaloney induced seed, planted into Mutt's craw, and then it went on from there. I agree though, the file sharing aspect was a weak link in the strong SFsN armor. It was just a matter of time before someone started their plotting.
     
  7. Town Drunk

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    You nailed it 100%
    When I first got the call I sent BethSucks and two other members a PM about it. That was about a week and a half before I had to shut the site down. I knew something was gonna happen. Just didn't think it would be the qiuck.
     
  8. StopTheClock

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    First off Mike, thanks so much for the time and effort you put into the stie...it was fucking awesome. I was surprised when I found all the good stuff that it was still up there, being that when Howard went to Sirius and SFN had all these new members they took their filesharing threads down in a matter of months. At least you had a great thing while it lasted!
     
  9. telecaster

    telecaster Get Yer Ya Ya's Out

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    You can look at it anyway you want to look at it and nothing changes the fact that it fucking sucks.
     
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    Mel has never even heard of SFN or Mutt.
     
  11. Town Drunk

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    I'm glad you guys are over here. I tried sending out a mass email to all the members so I could explain what happened but it kept freezing up. I didn't know there was a limit on it so the host wouldn't let it go through.
     
  12. Robert Higgins

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    Howard invented lawsuits over filesharing.
     
  13. Cunt

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    Mutt's not smart enough to close a refrigerator, much less another website. But it had to come from SFN somewhere. Mel doesn't care...he's too busy lighting cigars with burning panda bears.
     
  14. wife is a whore

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    It was the goddamn Flood that did it to us!!! Mike had a nice thing going with AFN and SFN for like 2 years. Nice quiet Cheers type atmosphere. We had days over there pre flood, where we had less new post than we had new threads post flood.

    It is part of the reason, I'm not too comfortable here. No offense to Dawg and the regulars, but I know how shitty it is when your local bar gets filled w/ shitheads cause the one down the street was shut down.

    I don't know. I'm just angry. I wish I could smoke a doobie or punch someone in the throat.
     
  15. squirrelnuts

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    I know what you mean. I'm grateful to Dawg for the warm welcome but it feels like I'd be a disrespectful guest if I posted some of the stuff I did on AFN and SFsN... I hope our "Dr. Ivan" is doing OK. :D

    Hopefully AFN can be resurrected in some form. I miss it.
     
  16. KINGjoe

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    couldn't have said it better myself.....and I too feel a bit out of sorts, but hopefully that will pass, I like that Dawg and the crew made us feel welcome! thanks!
     
  17. Mr Ed

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    By "Flood" are you referring to Black Tuesday (Dec 13)?

    If so, you're at least partially correct. However, one must wonder, why did Black Tuesday happen? Was it part of some bigger, scripted event? It clearly wasn't some spur of the moment joke, as Mutt and Howchie would have us believe.
     
  18. Obi Drunkenobe

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    I thought dec 13 was a great day because it was the beginning of the end of sternfannetwork
     
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    Relax, it's cool. I went back and forth between SFsN and Dawgs... I'm hoping the forced merger deals a numbers death blow to SFN.
     
  20. Lola

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    Mike ~ loved your web site and I'm going to miss it.
    Why couldn't you just shut down the illegal areas and keep the rest of the forum open? [​IMG]