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Postby bubbie on Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:22 am

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Postby ncalsurfer on Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:38 pm

kschumac09 wrote:Seriously what the hell is going on? I work in tech/e-commerce and all the issues this site is experiencing should take the afternoon to clear up. Hire someone, drop $500-1000 and fix it, otherwise sell it someone who can actually handle running a basic website.


WORD! I have junior developers in several countries who could have whipped this jack-assery into shape in less than a month. Certainly the technical issues causing images to disappear, messages not get sent, site going down, etc. could be cleared up in a single day, two at the most.
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Postby comountaingolf on Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:30 am

It seemed to be humming along and then... SYSTEM ERROR for a day.

... and now we're back.
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Postby fredo on Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:13 am

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Postby Woo5lscott on Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:14 am

Back to the Old Tricks Part III
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Postby pj101ca on Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:05 am

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Postby FrankBooth on Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:15 am

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Postby cotis on Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:20 am

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Postby bubbie on Sat Nov 17, 2018 2:19 am

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cotis wrote:for those confused by picture above, see link.

https://people.com/human-interest/johnn ... donations/


Couple, Homeless Vet Arrested In GoFundMe Scam That Raised Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars, Prosecutor Says

A couple and homeless veteran have been arrested after being involved in a GoFundMe scam that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, officials said Thursday.

Katelyn McClure and Mark D’Amico were taken into custody surrendered to authorities on Wednesday and were released. Philadelphia Police said Thursday homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt was arrested in the city by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Bobbitt remains in Philadelphia pending an extradition hearing.

All three have been charged with theft by deception and conspiracy to commit theft by deception.

McClure and her boyfriend, Mark D’Amico, started theAccording to Burlington County Prosecutor Scott Coffina, it was all a scam.

“The entire campaign was predicated on a lie,” said Coffina. “Less than an hour after the GoFundMe campaign went live, McClure, in a text exchange with a friend, stated that the story about Bobbitt assisting her was ‘completely made up.’ She did not run out of gas on an I-95 off-ramp, and he did not spend his last $20 to help her. Rather, D’Amico, McClure and Bobbitt conspired to fabricate and promote a feel-good story that would compel donors to contribute to their cause.” fundraising campaign last year after claiming that Bobbitt gave McClure his last $20 to buy gas. The effort raised $400,000.

According to authorities, D’Amico and McClure had known Bobbitt for at least a month before launching the GoFundMe in Novemeber 2017, and had become acquainted with Bobbitt during their frequent trips to a local gambling casino.

The fundraising campaign raised nearly $403,000 through over 14,000 donors. GoFundMe says all donors will receive a full refund.
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How does Blue fit into this whole scenario though?

Codeblue wrote:Businesses/galleries/etc who regularly pimp their fudge here but don't even make a (small) monetary donation to the site.
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