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#2009476 - 07/18/12 04:10 PM Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board
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http://forums.collectors.com/messageview.cfm?catid=11&threadid=861598

This guy's wife died last November. So, now he takes pitty on everyone on the board. Solicits funds for his kids college ed. and everyone gives in...rightfully so.

So, now he says " I want to have a good time in Vegas." Then invites all to attend...one shows up...Bubba. So, two guys together in a suite ???? Okay!!!!

So, were his kids there when they decided to get so drunk, they can't remember the night before...according to Bubba. Oh, yeah, he did say he called his pasture...his spelling, I assume he meant pastor...so what did he say..."oh father forgive me, for I have sinned." Okayyy.

You know, stop all the drama and talk cards, leave all the personal crap out. And tell Bubba to take a hike for posting such crap. You know there is Facebook for this sort of personal "if you want to know everything about me, here it is."

If you want to go Vegas and have a good time, do it, but keep it to yourself. I have done it and I'm sure many on this board have done the same. But you don't hear about it.

And thank you for letting me rant. I just don't get some people.

I was lucky in life and did really well, as I'm sure many others here did. But why, boast about it and post such ridiculous crap to rub other people's noses in it. "Look at me" and "'I'm better than you."

Then the guy has the gall to say "this is his way of grieving"...huh? So how does this help his kids grieve? After all it was only their Mom.

I guess I just don't get it these days.
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#2009477 - 07/18/12 06:09 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: trex]
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That guy is the epitome of the term douc*e bag.Thats the first time I ever read anything from there board.Give me SGC and 54 any day.
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#2009478 - 07/18/12 06:11 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: The T206Fiend]
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Wow just read the thread.... That guy needs his ass beat
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#2009479 - 07/18/12 07:11 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: Blackie]
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 Originally Posted By: Blackie
Wow just read the thread.... That guy needs his ass beat


Apparently he'll pay your way to the National to give you the chance to do just that. He offered same to the dude to tell him to his face he didn't like him.
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#2009480 - 07/18/12 07:14 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: bbo]
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Hmmm very tempting
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#2009481 - 07/18/12 08:31 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: Blackie]
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Edited by Blackie (07/18/12 08:31 PM)
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#2009482 - 07/18/12 10:50 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: Blackie]
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"Corvette's" LOOK AT ME!!!!! threads have annoyed me for some time now. This Vegas trip posting is just his latest attention-whoring effort.

What really gets me is all of the sheeple over there on the CU forum that fawn over every detail of "Corvette's" antics.
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#2009483 - 07/19/12 05:31 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: purduepete]
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Same M.O. as Davalillo. Some people are so narcissitic, they have to live in mirrored houses. Then the other wannabes want to be able to sell them something someday, so they suck up and are careful to not burn bridges.

Of course, not everyone follows that line of thinking.
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#2009484 - 07/19/12 05:54 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: bbo]
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There's someone named "Maurice" on the PSA forum that appears to be douchebag.
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#2009486 - 07/19/12 07:17 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: vintagetoppsguy]
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We are all douchebags at least once in our lives, some more than others. I dont understand why everyone getting bent out of shape over this.
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#2009490 - 07/19/12 08:08 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: cammb]
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I think there are a couple of issues here.

1.) Mike, the guy whose wife passed away didn't start that thread. His buddy Corvette did. I don't know Mike, but I feel sorry for him and everything that has happened to him. It must be tough to be that young and have something like that happen to you and to be left with the responsibility of raising your kids all by yourself. Now, that said, I think he had a moral obligation to speak up when donations were being collected for him. He didn't. When we hear of most young people losing a spouse and left with the respopnsibility of raising their kids by themselves, we feel sorry for them and want to help. He never spoke up and said that he was well off financially and I think he was wrong for that. Heck, one guy donated $1000. No, he didn't ask for the donations, somebody else started that on his behalf, but he did have the obligation to speak up and let everybody know of his fianancial situation. He didn't do that.

The situation reminds me of the CU member that everybody thought had passed away. The CU members took up a collection for his wife and it was a nice gesture. I'm not sure why the CU members thought he had passed away, I don't think he intnetionally tried to mislead anybody into donating money and technically he didn't do anything wrong. It's not like he faked his own death. However, once he realized what was going on he did have an obligation to speak up, but he hid and let everybody think he was dead and was willing to accept the donation.

Likewise, Mike should have spoken up and informed the CU members of his financial situation and then if anybody felt compelled to donate, then that was their business. He kept that to himself. I don't think he is a bad guy. I like reading his posts and think he's probably one of the few good guys over there with any sense.

2.) All that said, let's get back to the thread in question. I don't think there is anything wrong with OT threads. People can choose to read them or not. However, that particuar thread is a bit ridiculous. There's nothing wrong with Corvette sharing the fact that he went to Vegas. That's a pretty cool experience. I went there for Superbowl Weekend last year. Heck, I even started my own thread about it on this message board. Where he went wrong was talking about the monetary portion of it. I never mentioned where I stayed, how much I spent or any of that.

Corvette wants attention. Just look at how many "He, look at me" threads has he started. Again , I don't fault him for starting the Vegas thread. I've done the same. But it's about how you do it and what you say. Mine was an attempt to share my experience with the board. His was an attempt the showboat about where he stayed and the money he spent. There is a difference. It's not about what you do, it's about how you do it.


Edited by vintagetoppsguy (07/19/12 08:24 AM)
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#2009499 - 07/19/12 12:43 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: vintagetoppsguy]
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David I agree totally. I feel bad for Mike for what he is going thou, I dont wish that upon anyone. He seems like a good guy but accepting money from people without at least some mention of your financial situation is a bit misleading. All he had to say was Thanks for the donation but I am in a good financial position so please accept a return of your money, this is my chosen charity or it was my wife's favorite. End of story

On Corvette, I agree, first thing I said was why the hell is he bragging about all the money spent, ouch. That should have remained private, he must not realize how many people are out of work and could live many months off that bar tab. Just poor taste and it made Mike look bad in the process.



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#2009503 - 07/19/12 02:03 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: SMtJoy]
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I don't know anyone on the CU boards and the only time I read a post from there is when someone on here puts up a link.

With that said, I don't see the big deal with what Corvette wrote. He and his friend went to Vegas. His friend, who's a high roller, went on a great run, was comped, and Corvette went along for the ride. For a short period of time he lived the life that only the players on the cards he collects lives.

I don't know Corvette's history, but it seems he just wanted to share it with his friends on the board.

Wish I could have been there!

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#2009510 - 07/19/12 08:28 PM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: gaugman]
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For God's sake, the guy lost his wife. He spouted about meeting face to face, probably due to frustration, grief, etc. Most of us probably cant imagine how he feels. For anyone to think meeting him face to face without good intentions just isnt cool. It wasnt even him who started the thread or showed any pictures. He didnt brag or wasnt showing off. Crap like this is why there is no hope for the human race.

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#2009512 - 07/20/12 04:55 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: yankeeno7]
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Actually there is hope for the human race. John 3:16
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#2009515 - 07/20/12 08:28 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: trex]
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Well said Trex
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#2009516 - 07/20/12 08:31 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: bbo]
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I don't have an issue with that Mike guy; I know he lost his wife a while ago, and he can cope with his loss however he chooses.

My problem is with Tommy and all of his d-baggy threads he starts, like this Vegas weekend blowout and the one where he was bragging about cheating on his wife with a co-worker.
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#2009517 - 07/20/12 08:44 AM Re: Okay, Here's The Big Reason I Switched To The SGC Board [Re: purduepete]
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 Originally Posted By: purduepete
My problem is with Tommy and all of his d-baggy threads he starts, like this Vegas weekend blowout and the one where he was bragging about cheating on his wife with a co-worker.


Agreed. From what I remember though, that one came back to bite him in the butt.
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