Response to "Most Depressing thing ever" post

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by thumpmaster, Dec 12, 2013.

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  1. thumpmaster


    Feb 22, 2002
    First, I was not saying anything negative about anyone or any company. I was merely stating the fact that for the last 15 years, which is how long I have been playing Genz Benz amps, whenever I had a question about one of their products, 90% of the time Jeff Genzler himself would send the response. I really felt a personal connection with the company. Knowing that those days are gone forever is whats depressing. Second, If someone puts all of their information in their signature, they don't have a problem with people seeing it or knowing who they are. I absolutely did not say anything negative or derogatory about him or his company. If anything, I gave everyone else who has a question about their Genz Benz products a new person of contact. Instead of being transferred around multiple times.
  2. AdamR

    AdamR Supporting Member

    Sep 24, 2007
    Bethel CT
    Endorsing Artist: VF Cables, Dirtbag Clothing
    It wasnt very clear what your issue was. As for posting the guys contact info, He's in customer service. God forbid people can get a hold of him and he has to do his job.
  3. Jeff Scott

    Jeff Scott Rickenbacker guru.......... Supporting Member

    Did you ask the guy if it was okay to publicly post his private e-mail to you? Think about that for a moment. :meh:
  4. I agree, it can be sad to watch the torches of individual enterprise vanishing in the darkness, cast onto a larger corporate bonfire.

    As for what seemed to garner a far larger contingent of responses, the sharing of the details, I can see why people might be a little leery about it, but in real terms I have a very hard time believing this man will suddenly lose all modicum of privacy because his details appeared on a bass-playing website. I'm not saying people should just post everyone's details everywhere for no reason, but the response seemed a bit out of proportion to the action.
  5. topcat2069


    Dec 2, 2007
    Palm Springs
    Wow, that's poetic !:cool:
  6. I could feel the wank-gland in my brain swelling (or would that be draining?) as I wrote it, but still went with it :p
  7. lomo

    lomo passionate hack Supporting Member

    Apr 15, 2006
    One man's "wank" gland is another's respect and reverence for the beauty and utility of language well-expressed ( a sadly lost art IMHO).....wank on, Dude!:p
  8. Oh, then my appreciation to you both. I thought I was being deservedly made fun of! :D
  9. therhodeo


    Feb 28, 2011
    Owasso OK
    See how far you get applying this to the business world.

    Please would another adult like to speak up and say how long they'd last on a job if they were posting the information out of email contacts publically.
  10. Excepting people deliberately seeking out such oversights to get the perpetrator in trouble, I'd guess quite some some. There's not really a definitive answer to this question, nor is it what was happening with the OP. I was just saying that his entire thread needn't have been derailed to berate him about it, one comment about it would have sufficed.
  11. therhodeo


    Feb 28, 2011
    Owasso OK
    I think peoples response was 1. because they wouldn't have wanted that done to them and 2. to get it pulled.
  12. BawanaRik


    Mar 6, 2012
    New Jersey
    Fender CBS. The fact is that running a business is hard work. It also requires a lot of capital.

    It might be an idea to remember this when going to work. The people working for Leo were much happier working for Leo than CBS.

    The torch of individual enterprise burns at a cost to the person carrying said torch.

    I wish him well in future endeavors.
  13. popcorn-and-drink-smiley-emoticon.

  14. It is a hard and fast future that is upon us. The winds blow hard and the torches burn bright.

    Were we not happy glowing like an ember?
  15. BawanaRik


    Mar 6, 2012
    New Jersey
    That is something. I like that.

    It seems poetry abounds on this cold winter day.
  16. BbbyBld


    Oct 13, 2005
    Meridian, MS
    No offense to you, but that is kind of the problem. Customer service operations have to stay coordinated or they get jammed up. The associates usually have territories and work with an automated system that kind of "assigns" customers to the associate based on the customers location. Sometimes there is an operator in the case of phone calls so that a call can be directed to a specialist. By singling out this guy, he can get hammered from all parts of the world.

    I'm not in customer service, but when I help someone on TB, I ask that the TBer not share my contact info, and I appreciate everyone I've helped so far for respecting that. Often times, I try to direct TBers to customer service, and may provide a name because I know the appropriate person they should contact.
  17. To qualify, I wasn't running down fender; I own many of their products and enjoy them all. Just the natural entropy of autonomy that comes from being incorporated into someone else's endeavour.
  18. BawanaRik


    Mar 6, 2012
    New Jersey
    I may be wrong but I don't think Fender is associated with CBS any longer.
  19. Forrrest


    Mar 10, 2013
    I'm going to wait for the Response to the 'response to the "most depressing thread" thread' before commenting.
  20. activebass


    Sep 19, 2013
    People have their name and email address in their signature, doesn't mean you get to openly post it on internet forums and also, your OP in the thread was rather vague.

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