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    #51
    Originally posted by DnEhThEnD View Post

    which is unfortunate, because being an asshole on facebook feels completely wrong
    Yeah, feels far too real/personal

    Originally posted by the winner
    that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

    whack skating
    whack filming
    whack song
    that redbull spill is disgusting

    did I say shit tricks?

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      #52
      Originally posted by DnEhThEnD View Post
      I got an email back from skatepro

      You know you have to send them dick pics.

      no Quark to send dick pics to

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        #53
        lol

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          #54
          Also how is there no Winterclash thread yet?

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            #55
            No Winterclash thread, no Joe and Roces split thread, forum really is ded.

            Originally posted by the winner
            that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

            whack skating
            whack filming
            whack song
            that redbull spill is disgusting

            did I say shit tricks?

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              #56
              Joe and Roces split?

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                #57
                Originally posted by azrider View Post
                No Winterclash thread, no Joe and Roces split thread, forum really is ded.
                Yeah, Camel toe bee would have just moved them both into his 3 year old Joe thread.

                Couldn't be happier that Joe decided to part ways with Roces, from what I could tell, those dudes are terribly unprofessional.

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                  #58
                  Yeah, paying their riders a salary and having contracts is terribly unprofessional in the rollerblading landscape. Starting a gofundme and lying about a pay decrease is def much more professional.

                  Originally posted by the winner
                  that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                  whack skating
                  whack filming
                  whack song
                  that redbull spill is disgusting

                  did I say shit tricks?

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                    #59
                    Yeah, the GoFundMe thing is a bit off-putting.

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                      #60
                      I had messaged him saying that a Patreon would be much more fitting for what he’s looking to do. Having a monthly income from “subscribers” that he can budget and be a skater who is literally sponsored by the community. But, it’s rollerblading and it took rollerbladers until 2016 to figure out how to utilize YouTube.

                      Originally posted by the winner
                      that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                      whack skating
                      whack filming
                      whack song
                      that redbull spill is disgusting

                      did I say shit tricks?

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                        #61
                        Why is a Patreon more suited to what he's looking to do? I don't think I understand the difference between the two.

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                          #62
                          GoFundMe is a one time source of income, Patreon is a monthly income. Patreon allows people to “subscribe” to you and get unique rewards for doing so, like setting up a monthly Q&A or whatever you want. I’m sure you could do something similar on GFM, but Patreon is built for it.

                          Originally posted by the winner
                          that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                          whack skating
                          whack filming
                          whack song
                          that redbull spill is disgusting

                          did I say shit tricks?

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                            #63
                            to quote a google answer:

                            ”The business difference is that GoFundMe supports one-time donations versus Patreon supports subscription (recurring) donations.

                            On Patreon, a supporter "pledges" a dollar amount to a creator, and this dollar amount is donated on a recurring basis. The creator chooses whether to be paid per creation they post, or per month. The creator may set monetary goals, but this will not affect whether they receive the money at the end of the month. You can say that people are theoretically able to receive lifetime support on Patreon, rather than raising money once with one campaign.

                            On GoFundMe, a supporter donates a dollar amount to the person/organization/project, and that is the end of the monetary commitment on part of the donator. The fundraiser does not need to set a monetary goal and can continue indefinitely, although there is an option for "all or nothing". The entity receiving the donation gets to keep the money whether or not they reach a monetary goal, which sets GoFundMe apart from Kickstarter. (Indiegogo has this option in their model as well — with Forever Funding, an Indiegogo campaign allows someone to receive money via an unending campaign.)

                            Philosophically, Patreon was made to support creation. The people who are creators on Patreon range from musicians, comic artists, bloggers, gamers, journalists, vloggers, personalities, and so on. Other crowdfunding sites in general have been supporting a singular cause or project, whereas Patreon aims to support the growth of a creative individual or group.”
                            Last edited by azrider; 28.02.2019, 18:23.

                            Originally posted by the winner
                            that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                            whack skating
                            whack filming
                            whack song
                            that redbull spill is disgusting

                            did I say shit tricks?

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                              #64
                              Originally posted by azrider View Post
                              Yeah, paying their riders a salary and having contracts is terribly unprofessional in the rollerblading landscape. Starting a gofundme and lying about a pay decrease is def much more professional.
                              It was a lie?

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                                #65
                                Not 100% sure, so I shouldn’t have said it. But I think it’s a white lie.

                                Originally posted by the winner
                                that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                                whack skating
                                whack filming
                                whack song
                                that redbull spill is disgusting

                                did I say shit tricks?

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                                  #66
                                  It's truthful.

                                  Roces has a weird dramatic internal culture, and it starts at the top, pushing buzzwords like family and loyalty, which are really just terms to get these guys to accept things that are against their interests. It's disconcerting seeing guys like you, Stephan, and Martin talking shit about another mans business like gossiping high-schoolers. At this point, after all we've heard, does anyone expect anything else from Roces. Of course these guys no one's really paid any attention for a couple years to are gonna be a bit bitter when the biggest name pro in the industry bails on something they're all super hyped on, but that's just business. What works for someone, doesn't work for everyone...



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                                    #67
                                    Originally posted by ASU S4 View Post
                                    It's truthful.
                                    It's disconcerting seeing guys like you, Stephan, and Martin talking shit about another mans business like gossiping high-schoolers.
                                    This is extremely ironic coming from you. What is the crtieria for “gossiping like high schoolers” versus just ordinary rollerblade gossip? Is it just when it’s about someone you like?

                                    Joe is extremely talented and deserves more money for sure, but so does just about everyone at that level. Who is bitter about Joe leaving? I know Roces isn’t and it basically just opened up a Pro spot on the team so I don’t think anyone on the AM team really is either. I don’t think anyone was arguing that Joe should have stayed on the team if he wasn’t going to get what he wanted?

                                    Originally posted by the winner
                                    that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                                    whack skating
                                    whack filming
                                    whack song
                                    that redbull spill is disgusting

                                    did I say shit tricks?

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                                      #68
                                      Originally posted by azrider View Post
                                      What is the crtieria for “gossiping like high schoolers” versus just ordinary rollerblade gossip?
                                      Originally posted by azrider View Post
                                      Not 100% sure, so I shouldn’t have said it.
                                      This. This fits the criteria.

                                      Also, pretty much dead on how how much I really do enjoy blade gossip, as long as it's true; but spreading maliciousness is not the one...

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                                        #69
                                        That’s true, good point

                                        Originally posted by the winner
                                        that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                                        whack skating
                                        whack filming
                                        whack song
                                        that redbull spill is disgusting

                                        did I say shit tricks?

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                                          #70
                                          Board function improving slightly?

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                                            #71
                                            Originally posted by Muniain View Post
                                            Board function improving slightly?
                                            Don't be a mental, look how civil the exchange above was. Does that look like a functioning Be-mag?

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                                              #72
                                              Originally posted by Guiness Sampler View Post

                                              Don't be a mental, look how civil the exchange above was. Does that look like a functioning Be-mag?
                                              Yeah, nobody called anyone a cunt or told anyone to die in a fire, not even once. This shit is fucked.

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                                                #73
                                                This place had a much more 'Reddity' vibe back in the day. Now a days every local scene has a facebook group to talk/organize sessions and there are so many instagram pages posting dope videos all day every day. Society has changed in how they want to consume digital content i dont even know how rollerblading specific this is, because many other groups are in the same situation

                                                EDIT:
                                                My Big L sig isnt showing up

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                                                  #74
                                                  Did I ever tell you kids about how I used to rollerblade? Like the time I caught the ferry over to Shelbyville. I needed grind plates for my skates , so, I decided to go to Morganville, which is what they called Shelbyville in those days. So I hung a wheel on my belt, which was the style at the time. Now, to take the ferry cost a nickel, and in those days, nickels had pictures of bumblebees on 'em. Give me five bees for a quarter,you'd say. Now where were we? Oh yeah: the important thing was I had an wheel on my belt, which was the style at the time. They didn't have white wheels because of the war. The only thing you could get was those big yellow ones...


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                                                    #75
                                                    Woah, look at this hot take from Jump Street.
                                                    https://youtu.be/R03QVWOvhuA

                                                    Originally posted by the winner
                                                    that was so fucking GAY, fucking quit it. You're the gayest skaters ever

                                                    whack skating
                                                    whack filming
                                                    whack song
                                                    that redbull spill is disgusting

                                                    did I say shit tricks?

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