Rest In Peace, Daily Rhetoric

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  1. mrhillz

    mrhillz Changed his user title. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Well, it's officially dead. I could tell those what the DR is/was, but it would be stealing Kickback and Beatnik's thunder. Plain and simple, it was another message board, started by Kickback and Jux, later purchased by Beatnik Poe. It will be missed, but oh well, it pretty much became a ghost town over the last few years. Here is all that remains of it . http://www.dailyrhetoric.com/
     
  2. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    You're fast. That was an hour ago.
     
  3. mrhillz

    mrhillz Changed his user title. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Really? Metal Soldier told me maybe a minute after I got on AIM.
     
  4. Metal Soldier

    Metal Soldier The Robot

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    I clicked the link in my favorites on accident. <_<
     
  5. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    :lol 

    I deleted the boards for two reasons:

    1) BeatnikPoe took over DailyRhetoric two years ago. It is his responsibility to handle everything from this day forward. VBulletin's license expired and their lawyers contacted us about it. I figured he wouldn't pay for a license so I deleted it. Why do I figure that?

    2) He owes me $200 for server charges that were supposed to be in his name. The first $100 charge he said he'd pay me back, and I got nothing. A year later after I was told it was switched over, I was charged again, and called the host to have them delete my credit card information. I was told on June 20th by BeatnikPoe that I'd have the $200 "very very soon" ... well, nearly a month and a half later, nothing.

    Rather than deal with vBulletin's lawyers and explaining who they need to contact, I took it upon myself to remove it altogether. Everyone's directories are still there, but the board is gone.
     
  6. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    It had it’s day.
     
  7. Shin-Gouki

    Shin-Gouki Rebuilding Veteran

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    Whoa, I thought it had been gone for years now
     
  8. Kickback

    Kickback Proud father Administrator Super Mod News Staff

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    Funny, that's what Buzzbeak said about you in IM's the other day.

    :ev: 
     
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    I was, I'm back
     
  10. FreshDebesh

    FreshDebesh <b><font color=brickred>oye chak de phatte!</font> Veteran

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    All my sig pics are on that server. Time to move?
     
  11. Belgrath

    Belgrath Boom! Nutshot!

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    Yeah, DR had it's moments.
     
  12. CripNite

    CripNite That Whack Canuck Dude

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    I suppose that's what you get for doing business with a Beatnik. :rolleyes2 
     
  13. TheIncredibleHulk

    TheIncredibleHulk Find Gary Busey!

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    I signed up on the site a few years ago. But everytime I remembered to check it out, there wasn't anything new. I forgot about it until now. Guess I wasn't missing anything.
     
  14. Dalarsco

    Dalarsco Kickback=ROCK

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    Ah, the memories. Every thread becoming about sex. Every. Single. Thread. How long ago was the last post, anyway?
     
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    Meh. The place went downhill after it stopped being TFGen3 anyway.
     
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    Wing alpha <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and

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    So any news that place has been DEAD for sometime.
     
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    I stopped going there ages ago.
     
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    Deefuzz Beard On! Beardmaster! Veteran

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    I tried, I failed, I cried, I drank, I passed out...
     
  19. Vector Sigma

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    It used to be such a great place, especially when it was still TFGen3, but i've visited maybe 5 times in the last year and a half, basically seeing a barren wasteland each time. Maybe one day it'll rise phoenix like from its ashes...
     
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    R.I.P. TFGen3, er, I mean DR.
     

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