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Offline Zero2Cool  
#1 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 12:44:18 AM(UTC)
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So I'm watching the Ravens/Steelers game and thought I'd bounce around to some other Packers sites. I found this one site that had some strikingly similar icons as we do. In fact, they are identical. Now I don't mind people using graphics I've produced, but at least have the courtesy to acknowledge you did not create them and you stole them and where you stole them from.

I think it's neat that other website owners feel that our graphics are high quality enough for them to use, but show some respect. Ask to use them or hell ask if I can make some for you. One of the purposes of developing your own graphics is so your graphics and website are unique! Having some one steal them defeats that purpose.


You know who you are and you should be ashamed of yourselves.


/whiny bitch session over now :)
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Offline vegOmatic  
#2 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 12:55:31 AM(UTC)
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Gimme linky.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#3 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:05:19 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Gimme linky.
gimmie has a broken leg. Why would I provide traffic to a site admin's website that stole graphics from a website I made?
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Offline bozz_2006  
#4 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:12:46 AM(UTC)
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so we can make them cry.
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#5 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:18:10 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
so we can make them cry.
You're a member on the website. :)
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Offline bozz_2006  
#6 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:38:58 AM(UTC)
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hell, I'll make my brother cry if he stole graphics from you. I'll yell at my wife if she's the thief! Granted, i can hardly get her to watch packer games, let alone maintain a packer website. so....
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#7 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:41:02 AM(UTC)
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hell, I'll make my brother cry if he stole graphics from you. I'll yell at my wife if she's the thief! Granted, i can hardly get her to watch packer games, let alone maintain a packer website. so....
hah but I'm not sure if stealing graphics because you lack the skill set to make your own is considered maintaining a website though. ;)
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Offline bozz_2006  
#8 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:43:35 AM(UTC)
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so you're saying that you don't need me to make my brother cry, or yell at my wife?
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#9 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 1:49:42 AM(UTC)
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Nah, its not that big of a deal really. It just bugs me that I'm always willing to help others when I can, especially with graphics and these people feel the need to steal from me instead of just asking for assistance. I thought I'd vent my whiney frustration to the PH masses :)
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#10 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 2:00:18 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Gimme linky.
gimmie has a broken leg. Why would I provide traffic to a site admin's website that stole graphics from a website I made?


Afraid we won't come back?
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#11 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 2:14:26 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
Gimme linky.
gimmie has a broken leg. Why would I provide traffic to a site admin's website that stole graphics from a website I made?


Afraid we won't come back?


Obviously I'm not worried about that. I provided my reasoning for not disclosing the website already.
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Offline vegOmatic  
#12 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 2:29:10 AM(UTC)
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You said you didn't want to give a competitor extra traffic. I just want to look-see. Nothing wrong with that.

Well... what did you expect? If you don't want to make people curious then don't bring it up. Now you're going to claim you're not paranoid?

How do you tell the guy who has a finger hovering over the BAN button he started a thread he shouldn't have?
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Offline Blitz  
#13 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 8:19:00 AM(UTC)
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I'm up for a roadtrip. I say we go over there and tear some sh!t up.
Zero, can you make us some torches & pitchfork graphics to take along?
You do know once exposed, folks will meander over here, so you may want to put out a few chairs while we are away.

Oh, and beer! We'll need lots of beer...

What the hell?! Where are the beer graphics?
We have 2 :spam2: :spam: graphics and no beer?
Do they have any beer icons over there we can procure?

[size=18]"Give us the link,
or give us beer!!!"
[/size]
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Offline Zero2Cool  
#14 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 10:19:20 AM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: " Go to Quoted Post
You said you didn't want to give a competitor extra traffic. I just want to look-see. Nothing wrong with that.

Well... what did you expect? If you don't want to make people curious then don't bring it up. Now you're going to claim you're not paranoid?

How do you tell the guy who has a finger hovering over the BAN button he started a thread he shouldn't have?
Competitor? Not at all. It's another Packer website, not competition man.

The owners of the sites are members here btw. ;) This is sort of a way of telling them they are being douche bags. lol
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Offline TheEngineer  
#15 Posted : Monday, January 19, 2009 11:47:12 AM(UTC)
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It's never a nice thing to have something you spent your precious time slaving over, being stolen. But plagiarism seems to be the rule, not the exception when it comes to the internet unfortunately.
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