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View Poll Results: vote your pick for 2013 COTY
Feb - hawaii 0 0%
Mar - GregB_00XJ 0 0%
Apr - SFRautomotive 0 0%
May - alexrule123 0 0%
Jun - ibjeepin95 0 0%
Jul - VegasGT 0 0%
Aug - 1990JEEPXJ 0 0%
Sep - JeepN4KC 0 0%
Oct - DezertTJ 0 0%
Nov - LimeLJ 0 0%
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Unread 12-28-2013, 07:49 AM   #76
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Could votes just be posted in the thread? I know mods can delete posts, but doesn't it also show who deleted them?

Bummer we all can't have some fun because of poor sports.

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Unread 12-28-2013, 07:57 AM   #77
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Go through Naekid, not PhilipB. At least Naekid has been here for years, is an active forum member, and cares about the forum. Philip is nothing more than an Autoguide employee and could give two ****s less about this forum so long as he's keeping money coming in from vendor and premium accounts and this is about the last straw for me on paying for premium membership. This site has gone to **** since it got sold. Where the hell is "public outcry" supposed to come from when they deleted the JF section that was there for this sort of thing?
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Unread 12-28-2013, 07:59 AM   #78
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How pathetic is someone's life that they resort to being an internet bully trying to fix a poll on JF?
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Unread 12-28-2013, 08:04 AM   #79
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Shut this thread down and start fresh!
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Unread 12-28-2013, 08:27 AM   #80
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shut this thread down and start fresh!
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Unread 12-28-2013, 08:48 AM   #81
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This site has gone to **** since it got sold. Where the hell is "public outcry" supposed to come from when they deleted the JF section that was there for this sort of thing?
^^^ Pretty much this. The site definitely isn't as user friendly and I thought maybe I just wasn't seeing the forum section regarding JF site concerns/issues. No wonder I couldn't find it.............

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How pathetic is someone's life that they resort to being an internet bully trying to fix a poll on JF?
While I agree absolutely, I really can't stand the word "bully" as it pertains to adult conversation. Really dunno if I like it in regards to children. I'd say leaving it at "pathetic" would suffice when it comes to the measures taken here to "win" a contest.

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Shut this thread down and start fresh!
^^^ x2

I say give the title to Tom. Let him have it - but retitle the thread and relabel the contest:

"Cheat of the Year" comes to mind..................

Then start a new thread for those of us adults who, while we wouldn't mind some accolades amongst our Jeep/XJ/MJ bretheren, we have more pressing things to tend to at the end of the day.

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Unread 12-28-2013, 09:24 AM   #82
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Let's think this through and look at the traits here.

- Blatantly disregarding rules that have been set in place since day one

- Pulling all possible resources to acquire voters with no knowledge of other candidates, to vote for you despite possibly not being as qualified for the position as other candidates.

- Creating a bogus "document" to frame one of the candidates so they will be pulled from the running.

- Lashing out in anger and banning anyone who disagrees with your beliefs.

Hmmm, sounds like Tom has the capabilities to be the next President of the United States, maybe you can practice that little victory speech there, because around here all that just makes you look a lot like a ******bag.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 09:30 AM   #83
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And Chris I say start a new thread, this one is bad mojo. But its whatevers easier, I know its a lot of work to move all this **** around.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 10:06 AM   #84
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This is so weak.

I mean, I don't have a chance at winning (although now I appear to be tied for first...lol) but it is a nice gesture and pretty kool to brag that you won or came in second in the COTY poll. I am really surprised that the Administrators don't care to get involved...you have paying members who are getting banned and others who are paying members who are getting cheated out of a chance at a legitimate tangible prize. I think I signed an agreement when I paid, I think there were rules...pretty sure this stuff was outlined in there in some manner?

Smells of fraud to me.

I am done with Jeep Forum paid memberships at this point, and if this sort of stuff is allowed by the admins (public outcry or not) it shows that the ownership and or the managers in place to administer this forum lack the any concern for their public image. Sad day indeed. I will vote with my wallet and take my money elsewhere.

Thanks Chris for your efforts, very much. I know how much time this can take, I run multiple websites myself now and ran some busy ones in the past...nothing like this, but it does eat up a lot of personal/family/Jeep time.

Maybe try running the Poll portion of this on a 3rd party site like Survey Monkey?

https://www.surveymonkey.com/mp/online-polls/
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Unread 12-28-2013, 11:17 AM   #85
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I don't think removing his moderator abilities is enough. I think he needs a permanent ban. Period. I'm not on this site a whole bunch anymore but this situation reminds me of former member LEAD NOT FOLLOW. Those that have been members a while know what I'm talking about.

Permaban. End of story
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Unread 12-28-2013, 11:29 AM   #86
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For those saying there is no support coming from PhilipB on this, I'm pretty sure he is on vacation. It is after all the Christmas holidays and this is not a critical issue that can't wait until the 6th.

Also, the Jeepforum Announcements & Comments section has not been deleted. It is still up and actively being used, the link is below. Might be worth trying a thread in here regarding the moderator issues that have shown up because of this.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f6/
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Unread 12-28-2013, 11:36 AM   #87
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Agreed and I really liked Tom and assumed the asking for votes was just a slip up at first. It probably was but I didn't expect him to do a bunch of underhanded bull**** and try to **** up both the poll and member's accounts. But this **** is ban worthy imo.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 12:26 PM   #88
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Let's think this through and look at the traits here.

- Blatantly disregarding rules that have been set in place since day one

- Pulling all possible resources to acquire voters with no knowledge of other candidates, to vote for you despite possibly not being as qualified for the position as other candidates.

- Creating a bogus "document" to frame one of the candidates so they will be pulled from the running.

- Lashing out in anger and banning anyone who disagrees with your beliefs.

Hmmm, sounds like Tom has the capabilities to be the next President of the United States, maybe you can practice that little victory speech there, because around here all that just makes you look a lot like a ******bag.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 02:43 PM   #89
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I just read through that whole thing.

That is so ****ed up. Seriously Tom I looked up to you! I thought you had a nice rig, had a sense of humor, and that you were being fair with your mod. Powers. Instead it looks like your on the same level as my ex gf. A cheating ****. Not exactly a good way to go. I am hope you get banned and then this stupid **** quits happening to this forum and all the people that voted in this pole. That is all.
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Unread 12-28-2013, 04:23 PM   #90
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