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Old 05-09-2007, 12:27 PM
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I don't really think it is any of your guys business what goes where, none of you are directly involved so leave it alone.
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So if Jon needs to be compensated for this event, why are we donating money to charity? You don't get rich throwing your money away. Maybe I'm an asshole but I would never give money to the poor/charity. I believe in natural selection and the fittest with survive.
Why not lower the price to $10 and not donate to charity?
I think Jon should charge $100. This would allow Jon and others to pay themselves a small amount for all the hard work that goes into putting on bimmerfest, more money could go to a good cause, and most importantly, it would weed out people like you.

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If 1600 people gave me $20 and one was curious as to how the money was being spent I would provide it. Think about businesses, if you say this is Jon's job then I suppose this is his business and if we are contributing, or "compensating" for his hard work then that in a way makes us like shareholders in which we are entitled to the financial information.

So if Jon needs to be compensated for this event, why are we donating money to charity? You don't get rich throwing your money away. Maybe I'm an asshole but I would never give money to the poor/charity. I believe in natural selection and the fittest with survive.
Why not lower the price to $10 and not donate to charity.
You really arn't all there in the head are you?
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Old 05-09-2007, 02:22 PM
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If 1600 people gave me $20 and one was curious as to how the money was being spent I would provide it. Think about businesses, if you say this is Jon's job then I suppose this is his business and if we are contributing, or "compensating" for his hard work then that in a way makes us like shareholders in which we are entitled to the financial information.

So if Jon needs to be compensated for this event, why are we donating money to charity? You don't get rich throwing your money away. Maybe I'm an asshole but I would never give money to the poor/charity. I believe in natural selection and the fittest with survive.
Why not lower the price to $10 and not donate to charity.
My12 year old has more sense than you do.

If you spend money at the grocery store does that make you a shareholder of that grocery store ? I mean with your logic, everytime I spend a dollar on anything I own part of the business where I spent the money Did your parents drop you on your head as a child ? or is it that you are still a child and have absolutely no idea what a "business" is about ? Change the SN from lucky579 to moron#1
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Old 05-09-2007, 04:14 PM
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... I was looking forward to this event since January when I requested it off from work, I didn't get the weekend off, but I told them I had an event to go to, I lost a ton of my hours at work and now have the worst shifts, but I think it was worth it. ...
That's "I believe in natural selection and the fittest with (will) survive.", I got this quote from a famous bimmerfest member! This is natural selection at work trying to make your life difficult to weed out the weak.
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Can I change lucky's title to "Officially unwelcomed from the 'fest"???

Can I? Pleeeeassee?
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Can I change lucky's title to "Officially unwelcomed from the 'fest"???

Can I? Pleeeeassee?
DO IT!!!!!! I DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU!!!!
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Will someone establish a welfare fund to let Lucky in for the rest of his life? This thread is not worth the time to justify the cost of entry or where the money goes.
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:01 PM
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I think Jon should charge $100. This would allow Jon and others to pay themselves a small amount for all the hard work that goes into putting on bimmerfest, more money could go to a good cause, and most importantly, it would weed out people like you.

Tim
So Tim, how much have you sent via Paypal as a donation for Bimmerfest stickers?
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Old 05-09-2007, 07:02 PM
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This is definitely in teh running for top ten thread of 2007, maybe top five...
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Oh boy, I just had a crazy thought. What if lucky knew that the community actual put together a seperate fund raiser, online, and changed someones life with the proceeds.
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Jon - I do have a complaint about Bimmerfest. I paid my $20, and after I got inside, when I went to get stuff, like the modified roundels, or tequila shots for Bear, or food, or car wax and detailing supplies, the people kept asking me to pay. I mean WTF? Didn't the $20 cover everything?

Also, I wanted to buy a car there and someone said I needed to pay for it. I told him that I had paid my $20 at the gate and wasn't this like Disneyland where everything after that was free? Can you set the guy straight for me? I really want to get his car. I think his name was Lucky579 or something.
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Jon - I do have a complaint about Bimmerfest. I paid my $20, and after I got inside, when I went to get stuff, like the modified roundels, or tequila shots for Bear, or food, or car wax and detailing supplies, the people kept asking me to pay. I mean WTF? Didn't the $20 cover everything?

Also, I wanted to buy a car there and someone said I needed to pay for it. I told him that I had paid my $20 at the gate and wasn't this like Disneyland where everything after that was free? Can you set the guy straight for me? I really want to get his car. I think his name was Lucky579 or something.


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Jon - I do have a complaint about Bimmerfest. I paid my $20, and after I got inside, when I went to get stuff, like the modified roundels, or tequila shots for Bear, or food, or car wax and detailing supplies, the people kept asking me to pay. I mean WTF? Didn't the $20 cover everything?

Also, I wanted to buy a car there and someone said I needed to pay for it. I told him that I had paid my $20 at the gate and wasn't this like Disneyland where everything after that was free? Can you set the guy straight for me? I really want to get his car. I think his name was Lucky579 or something.
Yah Jon, I also didnt get my care kit.

Please email me ASAP so we can get this resolved.


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Jon - I do have a complaint about Bimmerfest. I paid my $20, and after I got inside, when I went to get stuff, like the modified roundels, or tequila shots for Bear, or food, or car wax and detailing supplies, the people kept asking me to pay. I mean WTF? Didn't the $20 cover everything?

Also, I wanted to buy a car there and someone said I needed to pay for it. I told him that I had paid my $20 at the gate and wasn't this like Disneyland where everything after that was free? Can you set the guy straight for me? I really want to get his car. I think his name was Lucky579 or something.
Is there a class-action lawsuit in the works??
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No body paid for my plane ticket and hotel, I mean come on, for two years almost I've managed to hold an average of 18.79 PPD and with your crazy admission fees and excessive profit margin you can't just comp me, I'm going to have to reconsider my status here
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Has Lucky paid the $20 to Jon for sneaking in last year?
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Last year it was $10
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You drive a bmw stop your bitchin. $20? think about how much you were paying per gallon when at the pump. Those are the people you should be complaining to.
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You drive a bmw stop your bitchin. $20? think about how much you were paying per gallon when at the pump. Those are the people you should be complaining to.
Come to think of it, I dropped more than $20 at the gas station today. What did all that money get spent on? I want to review the books of my "partners," the service station owner and the oil company.

I think the big problem of our OP is that he thinks everything relating to Bimmerfest is free. He comes here on site and it doesn't cost him anything. Thus, he's used to just getting stuff for nothing. I believe this is called freeloading. He doesn't look at the ads, suport the site sponsors, or even acknowledge that Jon and his gang did a great job. He complains that he wasn't able to sneak in again this year. I believe this is called cheating.

If you read his post about putting in a request in January to get time off for this - what do you think he does? Flip burgers? No, that's probably too complicated for this fellow.

This has been a most amusing thread. Rummratt and I even agreed on something. But it's probably now time to let it slip into the ages. I don't think the unlucky fool who started this thread will be coming back. Good riddance to bad rubbish.
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Hell, I spend $50.00 to take my '68 Camaro to a Goodguys event. I'd gladly pay that to attend and show my cars at Bimmerfest.

Thanks again Jon for a great event!

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Apparently irony is lost on this young whippersnapper. Oh, well. Maybe when he gets to college he will read Jonathan Swift.
Barber College maybe....
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