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#1139560 - 03/30/06 06:11 PM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: aman619]
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yes. But wasnt PCS all because Friesen wanted to leave CGC???
Now he's back? Is he happy to be back?

Just when you think youre out - - they PULL you back in!




Try...."boatload of money". CF is vital to the operation and public perception of CGC. He may be the MVP of the staff.
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#1139561 - 03/30/06 06:59 PM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: Ze-man]
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"I blame it on the low quality of the newbies that are joining the boards."
--And with one swoop tth2 become the community crotchety old man. Damn kids today.

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Sadly, I am not sure if it will really diminish as much as I would like. The resub game will continue. CGC cannot detect pressing, nor considers it resto and will normally grade properly pressed books higher upon resubbing.
So people will keep on keepin on.



I agree. The real winner in all of this is Matt Nelson. It's like he's McDonalds and Burger King just announced they're not going to sell hamburgers anymore. Actually, it may not even be a big deal for him, because I'm not sure that much work, including from Heritage, was ever steered towards PCS anyways.

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#1139562 - 03/31/06 05:29 AM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: Red Hook]
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Was PCS not making enough money after Jason got banned

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#1139563 - 03/31/06 12:29 PM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: herc2000]
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Was PCS not making enough money after Jason got banned




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#1139564 - 04/01/06 06:18 AM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: Burntboy]
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Found this in the Red Hook archives: Creation date Aug.4, 2005. Glad that's over!!


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#1139565 - 10/15/06 05:31 PM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: Red Hook]
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Well, it's obviously not quite over.....

I bumped this thread to show that amidst a thread where there was a lot of credit and love being thrown their way, CGC (again) ignored several simple inquires regarding Cantile Brevard. I mean, wouldn't this have been the perfect time to introduce us to the guy? This was 7 months ago.......this is what I mean about speculation being fueled by non-answers.
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#6155901 - 11/17/12 11:05 AM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: tth2]
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Registered: 07/22/05
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 Originally Posted By: tth2
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Sadly, I am not sure if it will really diminish as much as I would like. The resub game will continue. CGC cannot detect pressing, nor considers it resto and will normally grade properly pressed books higher upon resubbing.
So people will keep on keepin on.

I agree. The real winner in all of this is Matt Nelson. It's like he's McDonalds and Burger King just announced they're not going to sell hamburgers anymore. Actually, it may not even be a big deal for him, because I'm not sure that much work, including from Heritage, was ever steered towards PCS anyways.

If CGC is smart they'll wait until 2012 and just buy Classics Inc.
PCS-in-a-Box, unwrap in Sarasota, saving themselves years of grief.

*psych* meh

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#6155924 - 11/17/12 11:23 AM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: Davenport]
gyro-1 Offline
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Nice bump thanks \:\)
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#6155943 - 11/17/12 11:31 AM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: gyro-1]
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Don't let these guys jerk you around. To change your custom title, go to My Stuff, then go to Preferences. You can change your custom title there.

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Excellent bump. I meant to go find this thread last night but got sidetracked.
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#6155984 - 11/17/12 11:57 AM Re: Comments on the PCS announcement: [Re: BlowUpTheMoon]
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 Originally Posted By: BlowUpTheMoon
Excellent bump. I meant to go find this thread last night but got sidetracked.

I'm really surprised by the uproar thread. Who thought Classics Inc was ever "out"?
The "PCS closing" announcement and Classics' press release were the same day, seemed to be written by the same person. And CGC and Classics were always marketing partners, with Classics the only presser hotlinked from CGC's FAQ page.

Aside from the physical move and signing some paperwork, what will change? \(shrug\)
They all seemed like a "Halperin Family of Fine Businesses" anyway, the way it played out.

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