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#249292 - 10/30/03 09:54 PM PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads
botn
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Over the past few days numerous threads have been deleted. I suppose that CU is attempting to regain control of the board by censoring certain topics and discussions. If the thread is filled with personal attacks then I have no problem with it but many that were removed were dealing with collectors concerns about CU business practices.

Don't know about you but I find this approach indicative of the problem that exists at CU/PSA.

Greg

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#249293 - 10/31/03 04:57 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: botn]
srs1a
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I also found this a bit odd. The one that I thought was the strangest was where certain board members were screaming about "naming names"....if people knew which dealers were doctoring cards, please tell the rest of the folks who they were. Well, as soon as a few names started popping up, the thread went AWOL. Also odd was the one where botn threw out an olive branch to the CU board -- mysteriously deleted, as well. Strange indeed.
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#249294 - 10/31/03 04:58 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: botn]
grilloj39
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Registered: 08/23/03
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I agree...a harmless post about the new GAI website being up was deleted twice. Not a single anti-PSA, anti-CU, anti-Joe comment on the thread, yet it was deleted.

I thought the more classy thing to do would have been to leave the thread up...but lately, the folks at PSA haven't showed much class.

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#249295 - 10/31/03 05:36 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: grilloj39]
aconte
Bid more or post more... tough one...


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Grillo,

I was wondering what happened to the thread on the Gai website.
I was looking for it this morning to check out the site since I was
tied up yesterday. Can we get a link here? If it is ok I'd just like
to see what Gai's site looks like.

Was there something else wrong with that thread? I hate when threads
get deleted on any boards unless it really is warranted. I guess it is
ok to talk about Espn but not another sportscard/memorabilia competitor
(even if it is harmless) on the Psa sportscard/memorabilia forum. What a joke!
Some of the guys at Psa need to get a clue.

aconte
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#249296 - 10/31/03 05:39 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: aconte]
grilloj39
I am gonna miss that car.


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Link to GAI website

Aconte...I read and re-read that thread and it was just an announcement about the website being up...with comments as "it's an improvement" "still haven't setup the registry" but that was it. I have posted a thread on the PSA board about my concerns with this.


Edited by grilloj39 (10/31/03 05:43 AM)
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#249297 - 10/31/03 07:04 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: grilloj39]
Davalillo1
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I like it that now I do not or will not get attacked every post I put up.

However, all controversy will have been eliminated from the board. This seems to be what at least a significant minority of posters want and it is obviously what psa wants. Who knows--perhaps more will post here.

Regardless, information I find out regarding dealer and grading practices will only be discussed privately with those interested from now on--I like serious discussions and debate but I do not like personal attacks.

Jim


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#249298 - 10/31/03 07:40 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: Davalillo1]
Basilone
If I just sell the car, I can up my bid...


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I guess I was away from the computer when someone was naming names. Anyways...if anyone wants to send me a private message with the details..feel free to do so.

Best-

John

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#249299 - 10/31/03 08:50 AM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: Basilone]
aconte
Bid more or post more... tough one...


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Grillo,

Thanks for the link. The site is decent. I see they will be doing pack grading
at the next Ft. Washington show. I may actually use this and get my first
collectible that is Gai graded. Stay tuned...

I also saw your thread about deleting posts/threads. I see you got an answer
too!

aconte
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#249300 - 10/31/03 12:39 PM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: aconte]
botn
I am gonna miss that car.


Registered: 06/18/03
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CU has every right to not host posts that are merely attacking their company. They have been very patient over the last couple of years to allow users to be extremely critical of them. However, given their current position of not providing full disclosure, I have real trouble with this additional censorship.

Maybe it is time for a tell all.

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#249301 - 10/31/03 03:52 PM Re: PSA Aggressively Deleting Threads [Re: aconte]
dbj77
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Registered: 08/26/03
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Tony,
Are you gonna get your redman box graded? Is that what you were hinting to or something else?


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