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Looks like it finally died!

Postby chaloux » Fri Apr 01, 2016 7:09 pm

The spam was too much. Motorgeek went from the biggest online classic specialized Audi community (save perhaps s2forum) to dead in what, 3 years? Sure, it started slowly, but over the last two months the spam basically put it out of its misery in an accelerated fashion.

It's literally a ghost town. Kinda sad actually that such a great community and resource is gone just like that. Sure it's still there, but I imagine it's only a matter of time before whoever the douchebag company is that took it over takes it down.

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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby varia » Fri Apr 01, 2016 9:21 pm

indeed, motorgeek was one for the biggest, but it didnt lose its traffic cos the spam.

mg has 2-3 moderators to delete the spam topics, but they would need a good admin to eliminate this bot invasion. They said its time consuming to update the forum to get better safety features.
(till that maybe a simple feature: new used can not make new topic till they introduce them-self in a specific topic.)
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby loxxrider » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:04 pm

I think we all know the real reason MG died. Look around...
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby PRY4SNO » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:17 am

I agree.

But the classifieds still seem to be going strong.

For now.
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby ringbearer » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:22 am

It's (not) run by Verticalscope same company that has Quattroworld as well.

Proves how powerful the 07k really is ;)
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby vt10vt » Wed Apr 20, 2016 8:33 pm

It makes me sad. My Audi obsession grew there and there was/is so much good content there. Will definitely be a loss for the old Audi community if it ever goes down completely.
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:19 am

Good point... maybe we should make a list and start a pdf project.
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby A1QSHIP » Thu Apr 21, 2016 11:59 am

PRY4SNO wrote:Good point... maybe we should make a list and start a pdf project.

I have a post or two over on MG I would like to bring to TPP. How does one go about it?
Linky.
http://www.motorgeek.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=55734
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby PRY4SNO » Thu Apr 21, 2016 12:06 pm

Marc can import threads... that's also a good idea.

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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby Marc » Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:37 pm

A1QSHIP wrote:
PRY4SNO wrote:Good point... maybe we should make a list and start a pdf project.

I have a post or two over on MG I would like to bring to TPP. How does one go about it?
Linky.
http://www.motorgeek.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=55734



I ran my script for you on it, be advised it moves stuff into "projects" so feel free to move it to the right spot (I think the post owner can do that, if I'm wrong that me know and I'll redirect it to the right place).

unfortunately attachments aren't handled, just image links.

haven't had time to make updates to the script to fix the little things like this.
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Re: Looks like it finally died!

Postby A1QSHIP » Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:19 pm

Thanks Marc!
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