FDP Forum closed....

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  1. JDRNoPro

    JDRNoPro Friend of Leo's

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    Apparently the FDP Forum i.e., "Fender Discussion Page" has closed. Hadn't been there for awhile and just saw that the site says closed January 02, 2020.

    That was the first music/gear forum I got interested in many years ago, and actually was where I first heard about the TDPRI. The FDP had become less active and interesting over time, but I learned a lot there early on and there were some great folks and threads over there. Sorry to see it gone.....
     
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    chet again Tele-Afflicted

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    I looked at it one day last year and most of the old members were still posting. I always enjoyed reading 5Strats posts.
     
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    beagle Friend of Leo's

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    I was a member there since I can't remember when, but the owner was a very difficult man to get along with, so I drifted away to friendlier places.
     
  4. Bill

    Bill Poster Extraordinaire Ad Free Member

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    Same here. I read it for years and greatly enjoyed it before the owner made me leave.
     
  5. maxvintage

    maxvintage Friend of Leo's

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    I spent a lot of time there way back in the day but yes the owner kind of personalized all the moderation issues. He was sort of an "angry dad."
     
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    stxrus Friend of Leo's

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    This is a much nicer place
     
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    Lonn Friend of Leo's

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    One of my first forums as well, even went to one of their get togethers. The owner was difficult to say the least, got myself banned TWICE.
     
  8. 53Strat

    53Strat TDPRI Member

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    Fdp may have closed down but has re-opened As Moes Tavern 2.

    While moderation duties have passed to an old member the old owner is still "big " on the forum.

    I'll stay away.
     
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    jhundt Doctor of Teleocity

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    wait 'til all the guys from FDP show up!
     
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    Old Deaf Roadie Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    I am a member of, albeit not an active follower of, one such group where the admin is a big Yngwe zealot and if you say anything against Lord Yngwe, you risk expulsion. It is supposedly a gear page, but in reality is more if an online shrine to one person's hero.
     
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    PCollen Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    I can't remember ever visiting the FDP site.
     
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    cmm71 Tele-Meister Silver Supporter

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    I got banned years ago. Someone was complaining that Hollywood keeps remaking the same movies (True Grit had just been remade). I made the profound and inflammatory suggestion that Hollywood keeps remaking movies because we keep spending our money to watch them. I was banned the next day. I don't offer second chances. I never went back.
     
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    Never was a member. Judging by the comments here, I'm relieved about it too. I probably would be banned first day.
     
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    mad dog Friend of Leo's

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    That was a great forum, til the day the owner banned me for mentioning in a post on Super Reverbs that mine was going to be sold. Not listed on his site, and I did not direct anyone to where it was for sale. Guy was/is a jerk. I have no patience for that kind of officious nonsense.
     
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    It was a great site in some ways earlier on, but what the owner liked best about being the owner was banning people or telling them "this is my house I make the rules." Like he hosted the forum in order to be able to say that a lot. It just got to be annoying. I was never banned but threats were issued multiple times.

    The guy was always entitled to run it as he liked, I can respect that. It just got to be unpleasant.
     
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    I was banned from that site years ago too. There was a discussion about what constitutes something being classified as vintage. Someone mentioned that just about anything old that someone is willing to pay a premium price for could be considered vintage. I mentioned that I had an old can of very old square nails that had belonged to my Grandfather and was wondering if those could be considered vintage as well. That question got me banned immediately by the owner. Crazy.
    It sure is good to be here!
     
  17. Mike Eskimo

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    What’s his name?

    What name does he go by on the forum?
    What are all the names he’s ever used?
    Has he always used the same name?
    So if I go on Moe’s Tavern 2.0 who should I look out for ?

    This isn’t one of those cases of a bunch of grown men scared of a loudmouth bully is it?

    Where have I seen that before..?
     
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    Chris Greene the Prom Queen ran so many people off that site, it couldn't sustain itself
     
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    :lol:
     
  20. blowtorch

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    Me too, and Dolemite and going waaaayyy back, Vickers and Papaya King
     
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