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Re: 5th Place! NASCARITAVILLE/Spirit of Vicki/PartiesThat Matter

Post by pair8head » April 18, 2011 12:21 pm

Bicycle Bill wrote:After reading the so-called "explanation", I stand by my earlier post: I do not have to "respect their decision". They dropped the ball here big-time, especially in light of allowing that "Free State" car to continue, also in apparent conflict with the "rules". Although I suppose it's their show and they know their audience — which would play right into the sort of brain-dead, overly-simplistic demographic that these "Free-Staters" would seem to represent.

However, Bob, just to let you know:  There were a couple of times a month or so ago where I was part of the group in Madison telling Reichsführer Walker where he could go and how soon he should start packing in order to get there; but I've still got enough righteous indignation stockpiled that I can afford to let Toyota and Nastycar have a earful or two as well. Just waiting to hear from you further on where we go with this.

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Post by BahamaBreeze » April 18, 2011 12:27 pm

Bicycle Bill wrote:After reading the so-called "explanation", I stand by my earlier post: I do not have to "respect their decision". They dropped the ball here big-time, especially in light of allowing that "Free State" car to continue, also in apparent conflict with the "rules". Although I suppose it's their show and they know their audience — which would play right into the sort of brain-dead, overly-simplistic demographic that these "Free-Staters" would seem to represent.

However, Bob, just to let you know:  There were a couple of times a month or so ago where I was part of the group in Madison telling Reichsführer Walker where he could go and how soon he should start packing in order to get there; but I've still got enough righteous indignation stockpiled that I can afford to let Toyota and Nastycar have a earful or two as well. Just waiting to hear from you further on where we go with this.

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Post by Left Field ParrotHead » April 18, 2011 12:31 pm

Bob,

We got screwed. Plain and simple. You did some great work, and everyone here recognizes that. Maybe the ParrotHead mobile wasn't meant to turn left without the approval and financial backing from JB himself. I hope you take a lot of pride in the efforts you gave to this.

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Post by surfpirate » April 18, 2011 12:45 pm

Our antagonist is nameless and impersonal.

I know only that according to "ePrize Customer Service"
that "the Sponsor"
reserves the right to disqualify any entries.

I do not know where to register my displeasure beyond email replies
I have already exchanged with the faceless "ePrize Customer Service".

I will lead no protest movements.

Thank you to everyone for your support.
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Post by pair8head » April 18, 2011 12:56 pm

surfpirate wrote:Our antagonist is nameless and impersonal.

I know only that according to "ePrize Customer Service"
that "the Sponsor"
reserves the right to disqualify any entries.

I do not know where to register my displeasure beyond email replies
I have already exchanged with the faceless "ePrize Customer Service".

I will lead no protest movements.

Thank you to everyone for your support.
Beyond my disappointment for all of us, I am fine.
You'll find me to be generally one of the most easy going
don't let things get me down
people on the planet.
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And that is just one reason why we have so much respect for you Bob. :D
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Post by surfpirate » April 18, 2011 1:06 pm

Mind you the BN Critters may have something to say about this (someday).
Anononymous in particular can be an ornery little p*** off rodent at times.
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Post by owbishop » April 18, 2011 3:18 pm

Sponsor:Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., 19001 South Western Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501. Administrator: ePrize, LLC, One ePrize Drive, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069. NASCAR® and the NASCAR logo are registered trademarks of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. NASCAR, Inc. is not a Sponsor of the Promotion.

This is just not right, somebody from Toyjoka needs to explain why. The answer ePrize gave you is lame at best. Bob, thank you for all the hard work it was appreciated by many.

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Post by backstreets77 » April 18, 2011 3:34 pm

surfpirate wrote:Mind you the BN Critters may have something to say about this (someday).
Anononymous in particular can be an ornery little p*** off rodent at times.
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Wait till that little pink girlfriend of his gets on her soapbox. Awsome job SP. Sorry about the circumstances. Karma is a B@tch!
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Post by Tequila Revenge » April 18, 2011 3:37 pm

owbishop wrote:Sponsor:Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., 19001 South Western Avenue, Torrance, CA 90501. Administrator: ePrize, LLC, One ePrize Drive, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069. NASCAR® and the NASCAR logo are registered trademarks of the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. NASCAR, Inc. is not a Sponsor of the Promotion.

This is just not right, somebody from Toyjoka needs to explain why. The answer ePrize gave you is lame at best. Bob, thank you for all the hard work it was appreciated by many.

Just in case you may want to call the marketing department (310) 787-5500
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Post by nutmeg » April 18, 2011 6:02 pm

This thread makes my tummy hurt now. :-?
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Post by surfpirate » April 19, 2011 11:37 am

Surprise! Sort of, maybe.

At least one of the LYME cars that was NOT the top vote getter made the selection as one of the ten finalists.
I believe (?) the green car that finished 8th in popular votes (CURE LATE STAGE LYME DISEASE) made the cut .......
http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=160676047319338


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Post by surfpirate » April 19, 2011 11:57 am

The CHELSEA'S HOPE entry has put together a very touching and beautiful
YouTube video for their push for Round 2 voting.


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Post by pair8head » April 19, 2011 12:28 pm

Damn I think I got something in my eye.

Well if we can't be in it I guess I know where my votes are going.
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Post by ph4ever » April 19, 2011 1:34 pm

backstreets77 wrote:
surfpirate wrote:Mind you the BN Critters may have something to say about this (someday).
Anononymous in particular can be an ornery little p*** off rodent at times.
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Wait till that little pink girlfriend of his gets on her soapbox. Awsome job SP. Sorry about the circumstances. Karma is a B@tch!

The cat is so pi$$ed she almost hacked up a furball......
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Post by surfpirate » April 19, 2011 4:31 pm

The Toyota Sponsafier 3 committee
has some serious issues with how they are
handling this entire communication process
to everyone.

Get this latest update.

From the FREE STATE PROJECT facebook page
http://www.facebook.com/fspnascar?sk=wall .....


"We regret to inform you that you will not be a winner of the Finalist prize in the
Toyota Racing's Sponsafy Your Ride Contest Round III. You were mistakenly notified
of your potential win earlier this week and your entry was not selected to move on
to the Finalist Selection Phase."


I know that there are some people, myself included,
that have questioned whether or not an entry that seemed
to be associated with a political statement should be included
as per an interpretation of the rules .....

.... but that is not what I wish to comment on here.

Rather I'd rather comment on yet another botched, unprofessional,
irresponsible and complete lack of accountability move
by the Toyota Sponsafier selection committee on how they have
handled things.

Unbelievable.
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Post by buffettbride » April 19, 2011 4:44 pm

Wow. Just. Wow.
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Post by Grams » April 19, 2011 5:56 pm

SP you did a wonderful job from the very beginning on this!!
I say always consider the source...
Toyota...
They refused to believe their cars were at fault and many people were killed before finally doing the HUGE recall... not once but I think twice...
Now they can't even bother to tell you why we can't continue...
I'm with Dean... cross Toyota off of my future!!! I am done with them!!!

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Post by Bicycle Bill » April 20, 2011 4:43 am

Re the Free Staters:    If Yotoya can change their mind about one entry, maybe they can change their mind about another one ....(ours).

However — at this point, just exactly whointhehell *IS* in the final ten???

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Post by aeroparrot » April 20, 2011 5:33 am

Bicycle Bill wrote:Re the Free Staters:    If Yotoya can change their mind about one entry, maybe they can change their mind about another one ....(ours).

However — at this point, just exactly whointhehell *IS* in the final ten???

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Post by surfpirate » April 22, 2011 12:42 pm

FRIDAY, 22 APRIL 2011
"And the TOP TEN finalists are ....."
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NOPE. The BN CRITTERS only gave you the TOP TEN vote getters from ROUND 1 (we were 5th).
Here are the actual Toyota selected finalists and their round 1 popular vote standings:


LYME DISEASE AWARENESS (1st, 14234 votes)
CHELSEA's HOPE (3rd, 6749 votes)
LOVE YOU DAD (4th, 5906 votes)
ZAC ATTACK (DIPG AWARENESS) (6th, 5381 votes)
911 DISPATCHERS (11th 2291 votes)
THE ALL-AMERICAN (15th, 1784 votes)
MOLEAT (28th, 723 votes)
BALD WOMEN ROCK! (30th, 666 votes)
SAVE SHELTER ANIMALS (37th, 553 votes)
ACIDIC EIGHTEEN (66th, 362 votes)
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