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No offense - Me No Likey "Announcement..."

... When it's not actually "announcing" anything...

Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,579
    I guess people are "announcing" how and when they discovered the big green egg!!
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol ****? 



    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
  • What's the deal with that? Is mothership keeping it pinned to the top?
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • SmokeyPittSmokeyPitt Posts: 8,587
    I think it is something only an admin can do (flag ad announcement).

    Note you can hover over the top right and there is a gear icon and u can click and choose dismiss. It will no longer be pinned.


    Which came first the chicken or the egg?  I egged the chicken and then I ate his leg. 

  • MickeyMickey Posts: 17,436
    Odd thing to do. Why that one? Would think Travis's Brisket more appropriate.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 19,279
    I think it is something only an admin can do (flag ad announcement). Note you can hover over the top right and there is a gear icon and u can click and choose dismiss. It will no longer be pinned.
    clicked and gone
  • yzziyzzi Posts: 1,793
    They're trying to figure out how well their marketing's working i suppose.
    Dunedin, FL
  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,579

    What's the deal with that? Is mothership keeping it pinned to the top?

     Didn't you guys hear yet....all my posts are going to be sticky's from now on...lol

    Guess the mothership has a crush on newfie's .

    All I want is 25% of all BGE sales created by all this advertising....:)
    :P :D
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol ****? 



    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
  • I would agree--seems to be an administrator privilege, and I bet the software just has a built in feature for pinning something to top called "announcement".  Good advertising thread for BGE so looks like they wanted it up top.  As noted, some smart folks here figured out how to "unannounce" the thread should you desire to do so.
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 5,335
    I would agree--seems to be an administrator privilege, and I bet the software just has a built in feature for pinning something to top called "announcement".  Good advertising thread for BGE so looks like they wanted it up top.  As noted, some smart folks here figured out how to "unannounce" the thread should you desire to do so.
    Marketing 101.
    canuckland
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,156

    I think its total bullsh!t. When folks are being yanked around by their dealers, or trolls are making things miserable on the board we don't see hide nor hair of a moderator/admin. As soon as someone starts a thread they can use as marketing/advertising, it gets pinned to the top.

    Whoever moderates this board - "announce" this.

    BTW - I fully support BGE sending @CANMAN1976 a free egg for all the good press his thread has and will generate ! :)


    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • caliking said:


    BTW - I fully support BGE sending @CANMAN1976 a free egg for all the good press his thread has and will generate ! :)

    I agree, at least send him a mini. And to think he paid at least 30-40% more for his egg due to the business model BGE uses to serve Canada! 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    I was thinking the same thing. They seem hands off to the point I wonder if they even read the forum.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • I would agree--seems to be an administrator privilege, and I bet the software just has a built in feature for pinning something to top called "announcement".  Good advertising thread for BGE so looks like they wanted it up top.  As noted, some smart folks here figured out how to "unannounce" the thread should you desire to do so.

    beautiful!!
    Southern Indiana
  • MaskedMarvelMaskedMarvel Posts: 1,437
    edited November 2013
    Also appears EDIT is no longer restricted to one hour... I'd put that feature back in.. Edit - weird. This post says one hour, but my main post can still be edited. Oh - and looks like the mods don't like this thread, so it isn't able to be bumped back to the front page. Pretty weak, bge. Pretty weak....
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


  • BigWaderBigWader Posts: 670
    edited November 2013

    bump - had to try

    nope - stayed on p.2

     

    Toronto, Canada

    Large BGE, Small BGE

     

  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,516
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,156
    edited November 2013
    Also appears EDIT is no longer restricted to one hour... I'd put that feature back in.. Edit - weird. This post says one hour, but my main post can still be edited. Oh - and looks like the mods don't like this thread, so it isn't able to be bumped back to the front page. Pretty weak, bge. Pretty weak....
    Even more shady. If they want to moderate the forum, then at least be more active than using it as a propaganda tool. Or stay away and let the forum moderate itself, which has seemed to work fairly well in the past. Yes I know they support/pay for the site, but consistency would be a good practice.

    Seems like the bump property was disabled  about 10am. There must be a way to bump the thread...

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 6,370
    Looks like someone is paying attention now. Bump try x2

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
  • Hilarious. How did I miss this?
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    My bump, my bump, my Sexy bump.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Lets bomb their pinned thread. 
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,156
    henapple said:

    My bump, my bump, my Sexy bump.

    It don't bump yo. Po-po took care of that.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 6,370
    I will bring back to the top

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    2008 -Large BGE. 2013- Small BGE and 2015 - Mini. Henderson, Ky.
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    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,558
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    ______________________________________________ 

    Large and Small BGE, and a baby black Kub.

    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

    Chattanooga, TN.

     

  • Page three...
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


  • I guess this thread worked... Goodbye thread... You shall never be forgotten..
    Large BGE -- Greensboro!


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