New Terms and Rules, are we fucked?

Fiji Bitter

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Holy fuckeroly, Sailing Anarchy might never be the same again, in fact it looks like we're fucked.

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When Scot Tempesta sold this site without disclosing the new owners, many of us wondered if this might spell trouble. A somewhat lame email and a thread started by the new owner did not give us much confidence either.
While an extensive software update kept us busy, not many seem to have noticed the new Terms and Rules right at the bottom of the forum pages.

It may be a legal thing, but I'm fearing that Scot may have sold out to the devil.
 

ShortForBob

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I never bothered to read the fine print it the old forum.
I suspect there was much there that was simply not enforced.
Maybe Sol or some of our other legals can comment.

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ShortForBob

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Of course if they start banning people for using words like bastard, cunt, fucked etc, they won't have a forum left.
And @LB15 will be fucked :D

Hmm.. have we lost the ability to alert/fish other members too?
 

fastyacht

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Holy fuckeroly, Sailing Anarchy might never be the same again, in fact it looks like we're fucked.

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When Scot Tempesta sold this site without disclosing the new owners, many of us wondered if this might spell trouble. A somewhat lame email and a thread started by the new owner did not give us much confidence either.
While an extensive software update kept us busy, not many seem to have noticed the new Terms and Rules right at the bottom of the forum pages.

It may be a legal thing, but I'm fearing that Scot may have sold out to the devil.
Clearly fuked.
Also whenever a website is sold it is only to the devil ever.

Also "likely to offend" ??
This is not a Shakespearian comedy.
 

MR.CLEAN

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Not my doing. New owner is doing what integration acquisitions are all about: Bringing his existing system to a new property to standardize with his platforms, save money, and create efficiencies.
 

casc27

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With rules like that the site name is no longer even close to appropriate (if it ever was). And yes, we are fucked. But this just might be the best development for Scuttlebutt et al. to come along in the past decade...
 




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