Posted by theimacman |
Jan 12, 2017 @ 02:38 PM | 3,206 Views
It is with some sadness that I announce my time to move on from participating here. I don't really expect anyone to care, or even read this post, but I thought I would at least share the story, for those that notice my absence, and/or care...
It was brought to my attention that the extremely helpful reviewer, SebyDocky, was banned from these forums... supposedly for "spamming advertisement links". In other words... for posting affiliate links with his extremely detailed reviews that must've taken HOURS for him to do. And not only did he post reviews, but he helped with questions, etc, which would surely always follow for numerous pages on every post he ever created.
To see these forums ban such a clearly helpful user, simply because that user used affiliate links to make a few bucks off his hard work, should someone voluntarily CHOOSE to follow his links, really shows their bias. I suspect this is likely due to pressure coming down on them from advertisers that pay for banner ads on this site not wanting users to link to competitor sites. That is the only logical conclusion I can draw. Users like SebyDocky provide free content for this site, and keep visitors coming back. There would be no forums to advertise on if not for people like Seby. But, a bias has been shown, and it's clear that these forums have no respect or care for those of us that create content and help others.
There is a snobby and arrogant side of this hobby that looks down on...Continue Reading
AKA Flyin' Ryan RC. I review RCs on my YouTube channel. and specialize in micro quadcopters. I have been into air vehicles, and RCs nearly all my life, but began flying RCs in 2006. https://www.facebook.com/FlyinRyanRc