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I am being bad-mouthed on a fan boy web site

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Ric5, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    On of the Rickenbacker fan boy web sites has a facebook page and they are trashing me there.

    I wrote a message to "MW" asking him why he is saying bad things about me there. He seemed to think it was OK because I got kicked off of their web site.

    All in all I guess being bad-mouthed by people like that is a badge of honor. It proves I don't drink the kool-aid and I am willing to say the emperor has no clothes.

    oh well life goes on ...
  2. JACink


    Mar 9, 2011
    Have you been promoting Rickenfakers on ebay?? :bag:
  3. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan, Nordstrand Pickups, Korg , Conquest Sound
    You have no control over what other people say or do. Don't worry about it and move on.
  4. Honestly, you should just ignore it. I mean for crying out loud they would probably NEVER engage in such behavior if met face to face. Typical internet ****ery if you ask me.
  5. What's this have to do with basses?
  6. audioglenn


    Jul 14, 2012
    One of the other TBers has a great signature that says it all,
    "I don't care what other people think of me. It's none of my business."
  7. Floyd Eye

    Floyd Eye Inactive

    Feb 21, 2010
    St. Louis
    What do you expect from those guys. I would wear it as a badge of honor myself.
  8. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002 Staff Member Administrator Supporting Member

    May 3, 2002
    Nothing, so I now have to move it to OT.

    Now I'M going to start a Ric5 bashing site :D
  9. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Thank you
  10. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Nope ...
  11. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
  12. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    The root of my problem is I sold this bass here on ebay ---



    It is the same bass they use on their web site here ...


    Well I didn't know they have an unwritten code that basses like that should only be sold to those in the inner circle I sold it to someone not in their inner circle. Well after that every time I would post there were certain members that would post hateful things about me. Finally they kicked me out and even changed the rules about who can see things on their for sale page.

    That was all years ago and they are still trashing me.

    I think I understand some of the hate for Rickenbacker basses and for the company and even for Rickenbacker owners.

    I am trying to live above all of that. I like the instruments. I don't like the drama. I guess that is why I am here, because there is more discussion and less drama.
  13. Avalon


    Feb 28, 2009
    Because it certainly never happens on Talk Bass...:smug: Oh, wait, speaking of rage quit. Have you ever "lownered" their forum? :bag:
  14. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid I don't play bass

    Apr 10, 2009
    And you care?

    JAUQO III-X Inactive

    Jan 4, 2002
    Endorsing artist:see profile.
    Welcome to the club.

    People are the best at bashing others while staying anonymous
  16. Hobobob

    Hobobob Don't feed the troll, folks.

    Jan 25, 2011
    Camarillo, CA
    I would find it hilarious if it were me. 'Sorry guys, but I graduated high school years ago. Y'all can continue your little Ric clique without me :) '
  17. Avalon


    Feb 28, 2009
    Wow, that IS pretty ridiculous. You definitely are in a better place hanging out here then.
  18. JACink


    Mar 9, 2011
    Sounds like a fun place to hang out!! :scowl:
  19. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    not really ...

    I am surprised they are still kicking my name around years later ... maybe they ran out of things to talk about ...
  20. Ric5

    Ric5 Supporting Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Thanks ... I like this place ... for the most part ... but I still wonder what the best bass for metal is ...

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