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    Recent Posts Regarding Spam / Ads

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    Thank you

    Just out of curiosity, do the same rules apply to the NPR board? Maybe it would be a good idea to bend that board a little and allow some personal advertising, no major companies though. Tournament announcements, I have a cue for sale and so on. Any thoughts? To tell you the truth, if you did it would probably be my first stop when signing on. For now, I never look at it at all. You really have something here now and it only is getting better. It is hard to believe you were considering pulling the plug on it not that long ago. Your improvements have worked well. Thank you for this forum, I know I would miss it if it were not here. I don't now subscribe to you magazine, I don't subscribe to any magazines, but I am going to today just, as a thank you for this forum.

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    Re: Thank you

    Thank you for choosing Billiards Digest. To answer your question, for now the rules apply boardwide but having an area to post items for sale or announce a tournament or special event does seem to be a popular idea. I will look into it and let you know.

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    Re: Thank you

    I think this is a great idea. A for sale forum would be nice.

    eg8r

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    Re: Thank you

    <blockquote><font class="small">Quote Popcorn:</font><hr>

    .....Thank you for this forum, I know I would miss it if it were not here. I don't now subscribe to you magazine, I don't subscribe to any magazines, but I am going to today just, as a thank you for this forum. <hr /></blockquote>

    Ah yes, another BDCCB addict is created [img]/ccboard/images/graemlins/grin.gif[/img].

    just kidding [img]/ccboard/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]

    Wally~~BDCCB addict

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    Re: Thank you

    I wouldn't want to turn it into another Ebay, but a forum to anounce tournaments, pool schools or private lessons, is an excellent idea.
    If it must include sale items too, I could live with it. I just see people selling pieces of chalk and other crazy things on Ebay and I would not like to see that here.

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    Re: Thank you

    <blockquote><font class="small">Quote Rich R.:</font><hr> I wouldn't want to turn it into another Ebay, but a forum to anounce tournaments, pool schools or private lessons, is an excellent idea.
    If it must include sale items too, I could live with it. I just see people selling pieces of chalk and other crazy things on Ebay and I would not like to see that here. <hr /></blockquote>

    How bout selling only their personal stuff and it has to be pool stuff not bikes and couches etc. [img]/ccboard/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

    blu

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    Re: Thank you

    CCBAdmin can I interest you in buying my old rusted yugo? Its up on blocks, but its got a great sound system, no windows though

    honky

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    Re: Recent Posts Regarding Spam / Ads

    Thanks CCB admin,
    Whether or not people liked Charlie advertising makes little difference to me. What does make a difference is seeing the three ring circus every day, boring and frustrating at best. I never had a need to add to the confusion, they did quite well on their own. I mean what's the point you get barbecued either direction.

    Thanks for clearing that up.

    Rod
    <span style="color: blue">be smooth; better control and power with less effort.</span>

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