NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Mafro » Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:45 am

$40 a year to remove ads and nothing else :lol:

Ridiculous.

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by OrangeRKN » Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:01 am

Garth wrote:ads for everyone with a $4 per month / $40 per year 'Era Clear' subscription to remove them


incredible

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by Lagamorph » Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:05 am

34,000 members.
If even half subscribe to the cheaper option that's $680,000/year.

I'm sure the ResetEra server costs are high compared to somewhere like GRcade but I somehow doubt they're $56,000/month :lol:

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Ad7 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:06 am

More like RE$ETERA amirite

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by Ad7 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:43 pm

Holy gooseberry fool Gaf really is dead. Reluctantly popped over there as re$etera is currently down and the LABO thread is only 3 pages long. Ours is bigger and better :toot:

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by Karl » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:48 pm

Ad7 wrote:Holy gooseberry fool Gaf really is dead. Reluctantly popped over there as re$etera is currently down and the LABO thread is only 3 pages long. Ours is bigger and better :toot:

It's genuinely kind of sad to see GAF in that state. :(

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by Lagamorph » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:51 pm

Going to be interesting to see how big/intrusive the ads are before I turn on my ad-blocker for the site.

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by jawafour » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:53 pm

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Ad7 wrote:A guy makes enough money off a site to live on and drive a Porsche? Let's steal his site from under him and have some of that sweet sweet moolah for ourselves!


And that’s just Karl and Gecko :x

Maybe there will be a "trickle down" effect... we will all benefit from Karl and Gecko's new-found wealth?

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by Ad7 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:53 pm

Barely any topic on the first page has more than 1 page to it too.

Amazingly, The banner ad at the bottom of the page is pushing a dating site for Chinese women promising they'll make the first move. Just needs a shower advert now.

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Garth » Thu Jan 18, 2018 12:58 pm

Check out GAF's community boards, Off Topic community has topics on the first page with no new posts since November...

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Dual » Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:40 pm

Who owns resetera?

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Lagamorph » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:16 pm

Open up ResetEra on my phone now that the maintenance is complete.
Almost immediately get redirected to the Play Store app to download the Coral gambling app.

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Lagamorph » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:30 pm

Hi, I apologize for any confusion in this area. As we are incorporated as an LLC and not a nonprofit it has always been possible that we might eventually take a profit. We don't want to assume too much while we're still in the red, and we have site priorities we are committed to seeing addressed, but our existence as an LLC and a business is not a secret.


Yes we're going to make a profit but strawberry float off asking where it goes.

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by KK » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:44 pm

Lagamorph wrote:Open up ResetEra on my phone now that the maintenance is complete.
Almost immediately get redirected to the Play Store app to download the Coral gambling app.

A lot of supposedly reputable websites are pulling this type of scam on mobile devices. Saying you've won a prize courtesy of your ISP is another one. You have to fill in a mandatory survey or refresh the page. Just real low rent stuff now.

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by jawafour » Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:50 pm

I'm ready for GRcade Pro. $5 per month to display the forum in full 1080p :datass: .

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by Preezy » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:03 pm

jawafour wrote:I'm ready for GRcade Pro. $5 per month to display the forum in full 1080p :datass: .

And they send you a free toilet roll to put in your fridge :toot:

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Garth » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:05 pm

Lagamorph wrote:
Hi, I apologize for any confusion in this area. As we are incorporated as an LLC and not a nonprofit it has always been possible that we might eventually take a profit. We don't want to assume too much while we're still in the red, and we have site priorities we are committed to seeing addressed, but our existence as an LLC and a business is not a secret.


Yes we're going to make a profit but strawberry float off asking where it goes.

At last! Yeah, they weren't being secretive about it at all! :simper:

it has always been possible that we might eventually take a profit. We don't want to assume too much while we're still in the red

That sounds pretty disingenuous to me. Evilore was raking it in on ads alone, Resetera has ads and subscriptions.

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Moggy » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:10 pm

jawafour wrote:I'm ready for GRcade Pro. $5 per month to display the forum in full 1080p :datass: .


That's great, except Photek will then spend all of his time telling us how his Xbox One X upscales the forum to 4K.

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by Ad7 » Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:15 pm

:lol:

With a picture of his face

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PostRe: NeoGAF owner accused of sexual assault - spin-off site Resetera launched
by OrangeRKN » Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:06 pm

The deliberately obtuse way the staff there are handling questions about monetisation, coupled with the ridiculous price, seems scummy as hell. It seems like the admins there are going to get very rich off the back of people "donating" money to "support the site". Language like that makes it sound like the community are being asked to cover the running costs when I doubt that's going to be the situation.


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