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    Question "capn"

    This guy seems to post on every car forum known to man, but all of his posts seem to be intended solely to encourage clicking through to his site or buying something from him. I can't be the only one who perceives all of this guy's posts to be pure click-bait. Or maybe I'm wrong, and he is a great guy who puts on great drives for the benefit of others? If so, he sells it all wrong, IMHO.
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    Moderators have discussed him. Magnus deleted his commercial posts and sent him warnings.

    We figured supporting the car drives was fine but selling stuff not.

    If anyone is interested in his posts let Magnus know as he is on a short leash now.

    If you want him off let us know too.

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    It's a tricky line to draw.

    On one hand, I want clubs to announce their events and get some cross pollination going between different communities. On the other hand, we are strictly non-profit and ad-free.

    With that in mind, any events that have a strong company sponsorship, or have a primary purpose at selling commercial products or services should be cleared with me, Doug, or Mopho before being posted.

    Please note that club events with entry fees are totally ok to post since they are not commercial, with Speed Ventures being an edge case.

    If you are unsure, just check with the admins before posting. That gesture itself almost guarantees that we'll let it through.

    /Magnus F.

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    Am I the only one who received multiple unsolicited private messages from him? Same idea as his posts: just advertising his drives.
    Aaron

    2001 CMC Locost Frame/2003 Yamaha R1 w/6spd sequential

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    NO I got them too, not just here, but on other sites too
    www.morgansegal.com

    The funny thing is my wife goes " What is that car a Morgan ? " and I said "No that's a Caterham but there is a Morgan driving it " -delise

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    When was the last time you got spammed by him?

    /Magnus F.

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