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Posts: 762
Registered: ‎11-16-2012
Message 1 of 22 (2,783 Views)

No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

All,

 

As of this Sunday AM EST we will be deleting all For Sale posts within the F5/F55 community section. This gives you enough notice to move your posts elsewhere. Please use other internet based resources to sell your equipment and not this community.

 

Thank you

 

Regards

 

Peter

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Posts: 2,522
Registered: ‎11-21-2012
Message 2 of 22 (2,763 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

Interesting move!
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Posts: 91
Registered: ‎06-08-2013
Message 3 of 22 (2,714 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

The straw that broke the camels back huh? Anyone have any suggestions for a good place to post?
Expert
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Registered: ‎11-21-2012
Message 4 of 22 (2,681 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

The Facebook group!
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Posts: 2,522
Registered: ‎11-21-2012
Message 5 of 22 (2,681 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

Peter, I have a feeling this forum is (sadly) going down hill. A hugely wasted opportunity for Sony (as I have flagged up hundreds of times).

Is it possible to get a full archive of the contents... in case one day it vanishes? There is a lot of useful stuff here.
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Posts: 91
Registered: ‎06-08-2013
Message 6 of 22 (2,664 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

Great thanks VS!
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Posts: 186
Registered: ‎06-13-2014
Message 7 of 22 (2,546 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

Finally! It was about time. This is very good. I complained about it years ago. You come here for info and all you see is for sale thread after for sale thread. It turns it into a mess and gives an exodus vibe to the whole thing.

 

I think this contribuited a great deal to this forum going down. It looked disorganized and somewhat desperate.

 

Expert
Posts: 67
Registered: ‎09-27-2013
Message 8 of 22 (2,452 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

Peter,

That has been a while that some complained that this Community page never gat to the level of the Red Users one. A lot of very interesting discussions and infos are avaible here and please keep them there. F5/55 haven't finished their lives, far from it. And using them without the ideas and knowlage I gat from your site would have been more chalenging and less rewarding for me.

Instead of pushing away those who want to sell their gear, I beleive you should like Red User does create more entries and let people talk on separate pages about lenses, raw, logs, sells...

I wish also Sony would give you and your team more time to answer and discuss with the users, it really seam to be impossible for you to answer some times and that is not the way Sony should handle it's user community.  

Thanks anyway for what you do with the time they gave you and thanks to all folks that share here.

JG Leynaud

www.jgleynaud.com

 

 

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Posts: 304
Registered: ‎03-29-2013
Message 9 of 22 (2,395 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

I support this decision... in a way everybody selling suggests that the sun is setting on a perfectly great camera system. It isn't. Thank you Peter.

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Posts: 186
Registered: ‎06-13-2014
Message 10 of 22 (2,340 Views)

Re: No more For Sales on F5/F55 Community

The forum looks much better already. Not a single for sale thread on the first page. It looks clean and nice.

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