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Re: Another Commercial Post

by WingLady » Thu Sep 30, 2010 3:57 am

My sincere apologies ... I honestly had no idea that it would be inappropriate to promote a mountaineering book within the section of the forum designated for "classifieds." It will not happen again.

However, I do want to point out that I have been a member of this forum for 6 years, and have posted on a regular basis, so please do not think that I just appeared this week to promote a book. Also, if you knew how little book authors make compared to the amount of time spent on a labor of love, I think you'd be quite surprised. Our average monthly earnings from books over the 11 year period since our first guidebook came out is barely enough to buy a set of 6 quickdraws! :o Needless to say, writing books is not how we make a living!

Again, I apologize and will abide by the site rules as I now understand them.
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Re: Another Commercial Post

by Fred Spicker » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:26 pm

Since he is a guide, I am guessing advertising - but it is a little hard to tell.

Who names a trip report after them self?

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/6 ... orton.html

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Re: Another Commercial Post

by mrchad9 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 12:50 am

Fred Spicker wrote:Since he is a guide, I am guessing advertising - but it is a little hard to tell.

Who names a trip report after them self?

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/6 ... orton.html

He put it up the day he joined. Definitely commercial. But even if it wasn't, its a really bad trip report. Wack it!

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Re: Another Commercial Post

by Bob Sihler » Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:30 am

mrchad9 wrote:
Fred Spicker wrote:Since he is a guide, I am guessing advertising - but it is a little hard to tell.

Who names a trip report after them self?

http://www.summitpost.org/trip-report/6 ... orton.html

He put it up the day he joined. Definitely commercial. But even if it wasn't, its a really bad trip report. Wack it!


I saw it earlier today and noted it for the one-day rule. He gets the full day just in case by some wild chance he will do more.

There are a few other new pages that look likely to leave SP pretty soon.
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Re: Another Commercial Post

by Haliku » Thu Oct 07, 2010 2:47 pm

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Another Commercial Post

by Adeel » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:53 am

The member is promoting his company and offering the trekking and expedition packages.

http://www.summitpost.org/mountain/rock ... toro-.html

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Re: Another Commercial Post

by Day Hiker » Thu Oct 21, 2010 4:45 pm

spam: http://www.summitpost.org/phpBB3/become-a-global-community-poster-moderator-25-100-dy-t55766.html

spammer: http://www.summitpost.org/phpBB3/joobean-u54168.html

Because of the title, I didn't even bother to view the page, so sorry if it's not actually spam.

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Re: Another Commercial Post

by Moni » Fri Oct 22, 2010 12:53 am

This one seems a little suspicious.
http://www.summitpost.org/list/657940/brian-christina-conley.html

And if not, it's a lame page.

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