Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

gzt



9937 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1496


Topic # 152293 22-Sep-2014 20:36
Send private message

FUG: Self-promotional and commercial posts are not allowed and will be removed. The only exception is in the Offers and Wanted forums, where users will be allowed to post non-commercial offers (personal only) after some participation in the forums.

Startups forum is also an exception.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic
1572 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 311

Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1134107 22-Sep-2014 21:36
2 people support this post
Send private message

does that mean I can't tell everyone how great I am?

2106 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 525


  Reply # 1134121 22-Sep-2014 21:49
2 people support this post
Send private message

So does this mean companies cant announced offers or promotions in their forums?

5796 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1731

Trusted

  Reply # 1134124 22-Sep-2014 22:00
5 people support this post
Send private message

Insta delete Bigpipe thread.




Steam: Coil (Same photos as profile here)
Origin: Scranax
Currently playing on PC: Rust, Subnautica, CS:GO, AOE2 HD, BeamNG Drive, BF1.


BDFL - Memuneh
60858 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11727

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1134222 23-Sep-2014 07:44
2 people support this post
Send private message

This is not a free advertising platform. There are ways and ways of doing it. A guy who joins and his first post is "look I have my new hosting/ISP and I am trying to attract customers" will be cut off. Someone who participated around here for months sometimes years, have helped the community through direct support and other activities will have an easier time.

We had a case a couple of months ago where a guy joined up, subscribed to Geekzone and started posting links to products. I banned his account and cancelled the subscription. He was furious. His argument was that since he paid a sub he had the "right" to advertise.

You know where I told him to go.

You can surely understand that?




1982 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 257

Subscriber

  Reply # 1134473 23-Sep-2014 12:00
Send private message

Where did you tell him to go?

BDFL - Memuneh
60858 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 11727

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

3091 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 926

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1134576 23-Sep-2014 14:13
3 people support this post
Send private message


some call me @jevvv
584 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 79

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1136698 24-Sep-2014 16:23
Send private message

Except it should be a 14.4 modem ;)





<- don't ask me where I am - I haven't a clue: its a tech thing ;)
Housewife computerer: not particularly great at either. 
And don't take me too seriously. 


3343 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1089

Trusted
Vocus

  Reply # 1136708 24-Sep-2014 16:38
One person supports this post
Send private message

jevvv: Except it should be a 14.4 modem ;)


I can beat that.  Introducing, the Sendata 700 Series Acoustic Coupler/Modem featuring 300 BPS FULL DUPLEX



(I actually have one of these on my desk.  It is literally a museum piece...)

4318 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2317

Trusted

  Reply # 1136710 24-Sep-2014 16:39
One person supports this post
Send private message

ubergeeknz:
jevvv: Except it should be a 14.4 modem ;)


I can beat that.  Introducing, the Sendata 700 Series Acoustic Coupler/Modem featuring 300 BPS FULL DUPLEX



(I actually have one of these on my desk.  It is literally a museum piece...)


You'd just need one of those old post office dial phones to connect it to.




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


1884 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 363

Subscriber

  Reply # 1137319 25-Sep-2014 11:43
2 people support this post
Send private message

Remember those! Bloody hard to fit the cell phone into it, though.

Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer Create new topic

Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Hawaiki Transpacific cable ready-for-service
Posted 20-Jul-2018 11:29


Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central launches
Posted 10-Jul-2018 10:40


Spark completes first milestone in voice platform upgrade
Posted 10-Jul-2018 09:36


Microsoft ices heated developers
Posted 6-Jul-2018 20:16


PB Technologies charged for its extended warranties and warned for bait advertising
Posted 3-Jul-2018 15:45


Almost 20,000 people claim credits from Spark
Posted 29-Jun-2018 10:40


Cove sells NZ's first insurance policy via chatbot
Posted 25-Jun-2018 10:04


N4L helping TAKA Trust bridge the digital divide for Lower Hutt students
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:08


Winners Announced for 2018 CIO Awards
Posted 18-Jun-2018 13:03


Logitech Rally sets new standard for USB-connected video conference cameras
Posted 18-Jun-2018 09:27


Russell Stanners steps down as Vodafone NZ CEO
Posted 12-Jun-2018 09:13


Intergen recognised as 2018 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for New Zealand
Posted 12-Jun-2018 08:00


Finalists Announced For Microsoft NZ Partner Awards
Posted 6-Jun-2018 15:12


Vocus Group and Vodafone announce joint venture to accelerate fibre innovation
Posted 5-Jun-2018 10:52


Kogan.com to launch Kogan Mobile in New Zealand
Posted 4-Jun-2018 14:34



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.