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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 5:45 am 
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The only real value of trapshooters is to sell stuff. For whatever reason, items sell on that site a lot faster than on shotgunworld.




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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:35 am 
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Location: somewhere east of the I-95 corridor, until you get to connecticut. but you can bank on vanzant, mo..
you can only post one ad at a time there unless youre a paying dealer. here is...unlimited.

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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:52 am 
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bobski wrote:
oso got reduced in rank or fired??


He still visits the site multiple times a day and his rank is just "premium member" now. To say he was an unpopular admin is a huge understatement. The only people who seemed to like him were the members who kissed up to him so as to not get banned by him. :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 12:09 pm 
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didn't work for me!

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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:25 am 
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oneounceload wrote:
longliner wrote:
I like trapshooters a lot, haven’t had any issues getting banned. I get that the site owners need to generate income. They are not a nonprofit. I do have to say that I don’t really go for the ads in the middle of the threads column, and then blackmailing/charging $20 to get rid of them. Having said that, it is not My forum. If it gets too bad, I just won’t participate anymore. IMHO the ads are a little over the top over there now. Still, a lot of shooters, and info over there. Note! I just wanted to update My post. As others, have said, it makes a huge difference in the amount of ads in the threads comments, and off to the side of the page, if You are actually logged in! I had not tried that yet, and it reduced the number of ads by about 90%. If You have not done this, try it. It made a huge difference. Silly Me, I thought the page would be the same, regardless of whether, or not I was logged in.

Have you tried using something like AdBlockPlus?
Even work for the Guerini ads here; I am on a few of their other sites and I don't get any ads
ADBlock Plus worked for me.


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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:44 am 
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bobski wrote:
oso got reduced in rank or fired??

OSOKILL is still on the site as of 09/09/2020, and listed as a Premium Member.


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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 11:09 am 
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Premium member must cover a lot of ground.


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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 12:08 pm 
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Jim Tyner wrote:
Premium member must cover a lot of ground.

What bizzactly is "premium" member status? Initially, I assumed it was likely post count, but I see it has been assigned to both high and lower post count members there. So, maybe it's for those that pay the $19.99 fee to clean up some ads. Just something I heard there. :?: :?: :?:


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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 2:41 pm 
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oldtechshooter wrote:
Jim Tyner wrote:
Premium member must cover a lot of ground.

What bizzactly is "premium" member status? Initially, I assumed it was likely post count, but I see it has been assigned to both high and lower post count members there. So, maybe it's for those that pay the $19.99 fee to clean up some ads. Just something I heard there. :?: :?: :?:

That's exactly what it's for. Vertical Scope will get their money one way or the other.


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 Post subject: Re: What happened at trapshooters.com?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:50 am 
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bobski wrote:
the ban capital of the gun forum world....


Funny you should say that, during a 65 day period I've gone to band camp for 60 days, the last being I posted a "single" letter of the alphabet inside a sentence. Still trying to figure that one out. The first being I replied on how to get around the 50 post rule by posting 50 stupid questions about what size lead to load 7.5 or 8.

Guess they don't do humor over there very well.




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