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Old 10-30-2007, 05:49 PM
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This applies to ramblings as well.

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Old 10-30-2007, 06:11 PM
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Old 10-30-2007, 06:21 PM
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so....when does the server transfer take place? im assuming azine is gonna shut down over night for acouple days to transfer servers?
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Old 10-30-2007, 06:37 PM
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Congrats to you all


Good Luck Soopa -
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Old 10-30-2007, 06:42 PM
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I knew it would happen one day. Congrats soopa! You think you'll regret it later (just a little)?

Cause you know Acura is gonna come out with a V8 RWD Coupe and all of us old CL guys are going to upgrade and more people will visit the site because they are going to want to know what the buzz is, and then since AZine is all corporate now Acura execs will be lurking the site, and the entire Acura line-up will be RWD V8 w/ optional turbo (except for the TSX which will be a V6 NA) and then the site will really blow up and then after all of that... the pigs will start flyin' and we'll all talk about it in Ramblings
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Old 10-30-2007, 06:57 PM
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WOW, Big news!!! Congrats to all involved!!!

Why are my instincts telling me that the Bob's from Office Space were some how involved in this? I'M A PEOPLE PERSON DAMNIT!
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Old 10-30-2007, 06:57 PM
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Wow, congrats and all the best and for AZ's future!
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Old 10-30-2007, 07:44 PM
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free stickers for everyone to celebrate
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CONGRATS Robb and Adam and the rest of the team.

Thanks for all you guys have done for us and we look forward to the future.
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Old 10-30-2007, 07:54 PM
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I wasn't actively looking for a buyer. The buyer found me.
Congrats and good luck with everything. The new ventures and the family.
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Old 10-30-2007, 07:55 PM
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*phew*
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Congrats!

PLEASE don't do anything bad to AcuraZine, I honestly and truly don't know what I would do with myself...
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Originally Posted by AznX TL
so....when does the server transfer take place? im assuming azine is gonna shut down over night for acouple days to transfer servers?
I remember a few years ago when the website became what it is today. Honestly, it was the LONGEST week of my life, without a doubt. I don't look forward to the temporary shut down....
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:09 PM
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Azine is the best forum Period.

Congrats and a big thanks to everyone that made Azine to what it is today....
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:23 PM
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:32 PM
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Thumbs up

Congrats on the Sell Soopa and Astro...
Congrats on the Buy IB… you’ve made a great purchase...

I'm glad that you two (Soopa and Astro) are still going to be active around the forum... My best wishes to you Soopa on your endeavors. I’ve actually visited Acurazine since it had its e-mail active ([email protected])… Love the site and what it has become... I’m glad that there are not going to be any drastic changes to the site… Hope IB's purchase of the site does greatly improve our Azine experience...

got stickers already… so I’m just waiting for the gear
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:35 PM
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can we buy shirts now?
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Old 10-30-2007, 08:52 PM
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Originally Posted by astro
I have it on good authority that stickers are forthcoming
Stickers?....Stickers?...Who wants stickers? Stella don't wear stickers! Stickers, snickers...

WHERE IS MY CUT?????

Congrats soopa! I can hear you sounding like Dave Chappelle now:

"I'm rich bitch!!!"

Oh yeah...+1 on those annoying pop-ups when you touch key words! 86 'em!!!

AZizzle...da shiznit!!!!
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Old 10-30-2007, 09:24 PM
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Accolades Soopa. And Astro - one word, if I may: Whoa.

One of the best days of my recent life was taking delivery of my TL. Before that it was finding this site. It's a part of me now.

Thank You.

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Old 10-30-2007, 09:39 PM
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wow...congrats to all involved. best of luck to you adam. thanks for creating a great place

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Old 10-30-2007, 09:54 PM
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congrats and send us all some AcuraZine stickers and shirts
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Old 10-30-2007, 10:02 PM
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Originally Posted by mrsteve
*phew*
Heartfelt +1!
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Old 10-30-2007, 10:07 PM
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:40 AM
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First off i would like to thank Soopa and Astro for creating a such awesome site. Best of luck Soopa. You will be miss man and that you will always be remembered by the old and new members of the future. You deserve to take a bow man!

P.S. Don't be a stranger man!
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Old 10-31-2007, 01:48 AM
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We need an Acurazine store with merchandise. Shirts, hats, stickers, license plate frames (good ones, not cheap plastic ones), etc. Hope this site continues to thrive.
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Old 10-31-2007, 02:40 AM
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Originally Posted by astro
it should be noted that IB also purchased several other forum communities along with ours, they haven't made overt changes to any of them and I have their full assurance that AcuraZine will remain as it always has been. This applies to ramblings as well.
If its not in the contract, assurances during contract negotiations mean nothing
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Old 10-31-2007, 07:26 AM
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ahh, but i've the contract to 'manage' the place
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Old 10-31-2007, 07:39 AM
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congrats

perhaps azine stocks in the future?

this is the best site ever. I spend the majority of my work day on here. I hope it doesnt change much!
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Old 10-31-2007, 07:59 AM
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I just wanted to publicly acknowledge the sale and congratulate soopa and astro on all the work the put in for our site. Hopefully they got paid lots of money. From what we know nothing's going to change other than the site's responsiveness.

I've been around here for six years. This has become my favorite place to hang on the 'net and what impresses me the most is how many people don't own their Acura anymore and STILL hang out here. Moderating the boards here is a true pleasure, especially in the RL section, where I hang out mostly. The regulars there and on TL are great.

Not to mention that I would never learned anything about modding my car had I not come here. I've now modded all three Acuras I've owned and plan to mod my wife's Pilot too. Damn you, I mean THANK you all!
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Old 10-31-2007, 08:22 AM
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Congrats on the sale!
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Old 10-31-2007, 08:26 AM
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Wow. Didn't really expect to come on AZ today and find this.
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Old 10-31-2007, 09:17 AM
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I hate to sound so negative, but I really cringe when I see corporate buyouts of the things I like. They always promise in the beginning that we won't see any changes, but as soon as the no change policy begins to affect their bottom line, the changes will come. Corporations exist to make money, not make people happy. I assume the main thing we will notice will be way more ads for all of their other sites and various products they want us to buy.

I love this site. I think it is the best run site I visit. I actually would have gladly paid a membership fee to keep the site independent.
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Old 10-31-2007, 09:21 AM
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I hate to sound so negative, but I really cringe when I see corporate buyouts of the things I like. They always promise in the beginning that we won't see any changes, but as soon as the no change policy begins to affect their bottom line, the changes will come. Corporations exist to make money, not make people happy. I assume the main thing we will notice will be way more ads for all of their other sites and various products they want us to buy.

I love this site. I think it is the best run site I visit. I actually would have gladly paid a membership fee to keep the site independent.

Let it work out.. soopa and astro have gotten us this far with the best site, they won't let us down. Plus if you READ THE WHOLE THREAD, astro says he is in charge, so there won't be any big changes.
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Old 10-31-2007, 09:36 AM
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Wow, great works guys. Here's to a better future for the AZ community!
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... and what impresses me the most is how many people don't own their Acura anymore and STILL hang out here.


2 Lexuses (Lexi ?) & nothing compares to AZ.
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wow... congrats on the sale guys, you've created a great site! Hopefully it keeps going and getting better and better.

This is probably one of the best resourceful and friendly communities on the web, and hella fun too!! Hopefully those aspects are ones that will never change!!
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Old 10-31-2007, 10:08 AM
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ahh, but i've the contract to 'manage' the place
Well that was a good thought to add......as long as they don't fire their new manager!
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