"Dude please don't try to throw around geek cred ok. So you are old, big deal? I put together my first computer (an Apple II kit) by hand. I am not trying to throw my geek cred around stay on topic please.
I will agree with you that these folks…"
"EAM you are new to Ning obviously but a little over a year ago there was indeed a problem with people popping up free sites then using the cross network invite system to lure people away or to just turn them off of Ning altogether by spamming them…"
"Solo you're broke just admit it man it's OK you can blame it on the global financial meltdown in your wallet. Loser! I could affod my fees then and I can now... The question is why can't you? You are the one who is complaining that…"
"Dave for your information i do have a couple of networks still here waiting for when I can properly export my data. So I am still a NC just like you. With your kind of attitude it's safe to assume that you were one of those freeloading leechy…"
"Well said daone7777! It's ironic because the newcomers to Ning see things with a much different perspective than those that have been around a while. Those of us who go back to the original Creators Network. They don't understand that with…"
"Yeah I am a bit frustrated because I and others pushed for a more level playing field back then. For Ning to be more white label then it was. I personally went back and forth with Gina Bianchinni about these issues. Now with today's…"
"To me the implication was always there that that the more serious minded individuals would buy the premium services. The fact that you got a network for free was always analogous to getting a base model car with no options. I think if anyone signed…"
"Excuse me I paid Ning for all the Premium Services from the moment I joined and it was because of the freeloading leeching NCs that I left Ning. Get it right Dear. The problem back then was that they treated free and paid all the same which to me…"
"Nah if anything I am out altogether. I went with another solution that wasn't really ready for prime time and it cost me. I lost 80% of my community and the free leeches have filled in the gaps. It just makes me so dang angry though because I…"
"Good Lord! What is so hard to understand here? The pricing is meant to discourage non serious hobbyist (Freeloader IMHO) NCs! If you want to create a little play group Ning will not be right for you! If you want a thriving community they are trying…"