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Old 27 August 2019, 02:30   #101
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Cheers guys, much appreciated
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Old 27 August 2019, 11:31   #102
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That's great news, congratulations!
Looking forward to more IRN, it's a great site
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Old 27 August 2019, 13:50   #103
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It proves that you are doing a good and great job
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Old 27 August 2019, 14:21   #104
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We've hit over 13 million views on IRN! and this is all thanks to the Amiga community!

And how many million of those was you sitting down of an evening wacking the F5 key?

Seriously though, well done. Great site, hope it continues to grow.
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Old 27 August 2019, 21:20   #105
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It's a great site, I visit it often, well done.
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Old 28 August 2019, 21:25   #106
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And how many million of those was you sitting down of an evening wacking the F5 key?

Seriously though, well done. Great site, hope it continues to grow.
My F5 key has worn away

Cheers guys, much appreciated as always
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Old 11 October 2019, 13:23   #107
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Amazing gift from McGeezer and team! Rygar Aga! Only 10 Amiga game boxes ever made! So happy!

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Old 11 October 2019, 13:35   #108
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Wow! Really cool. You deserve it, mate.
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Old 11 October 2019, 19:01   #109
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Wow! Really cool. You deserve it, mate.
Aww thanks man!
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Old 17 February 2020, 01:12   #111
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Neil; I have to say this to you.

I visit your site say every few days... over the past few months or so, I've notice that with any new articles you put up where the information has clearly come from EAB; you never link to / credit this forum as the source...

Recent example here, which is a straight copy of details from the original EAB thread, it wasn't posted anywhere else:
http://www.indieretronews.com/2020/0...orks.html#more
...I could link to another 5 - 10 articles.

IMHO this stinks... whatever your personal problem with EAB (not really sure what this is though), this is not right.

Your scouts use EAB as their main Amiga news source all the time

Sure, use news / information from EAB in your articles, but at least have the decency to mention where this information came from
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Old 17 February 2020, 14:08   #112
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I do like IRN - notice my sig - but I have to agree with Damien...

A straight copy is a copyright breach without a credit to the original story/content - I recall being told this by a Copyright Barrister who did some work for me

I hope Neil fixes this going forward
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Old 18 February 2020, 01:30   #113
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Neil, you do realise that I can still read your edited post? I read it today whilst at work, but couldn't invest the time to reply properly...

So, please let me respond now:

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Edit : Actually I wont stoop down to that level, however shit I was treated on this forum with demands and the constant barrage of rolling eyes... I'll mention EAB from now on when I'm able too, but this will be my last post ever on EAB. I think this is for the best.
Neil,

Firstly let me just say that I love Indie Retro News, have nothing against you personally, and consider you a friend.

If I didn't then the following definitely wouldn't have occurred:
a) Donate a decent amount to your website because I support you, and wanted to.
b) Assist you with numerous .HDFs when requested; one example here.
c) Provide you will access to my 15+ year project and have given you constant "Update Packs" over the past 2+ years.

So, now thoughts on all this. I'll be totally honest, as I always am

For me, your whole boycott of EAB stems from two main things (please let us know if there are other reasons):
a) Your banning:
This was a mistake by another GMod probably 2 - 3 years ago now. To be fair though, you had been warned numerous times about posting individual threads on EAB linking to your "Indie Retro News" arcticles. All other people like "Amiga Future" etc. have the same rules applied, so you were not being singled out.

Ok, a ban wasn't totally necessary, even though you ignored repeated PMs from numerous GMods...

Yet I was instrumental in getting this reversed

Problem is, you keep bringing this up time and time again; and won't let it go... I'm not sure what EAB / the Admin / GMods can do that we already haven't; besides reversing the above and apologising publically, which was done?

At the end of the day you are not in your 20's or even 30's; you're a 40+ year old adult and need to move on with this...

b) The "Amiten" debacle:
Yup, this whole thing got quite heated / ugly... but it needed to.

It's not ok to sit back and let a scammer like Amiten continue for years selling his half-baked / mediocre demos and crap games at extortionate prices; while ripping off stuff from everywhere he could, without credit... not to mention strict notes from these sites where the images were taken from i.e. no commercial use allowed what-so-ever.

Even more promote his rubbish; which is what Indie Retro News was doing. Despite the above...

It needed to be brought to the Amiga community's attention!!!

Do you think it's better if this type of immoral behaviour continued; which only brings down the Amiga community as a whole? Should this have been left as was and everyone just turn a blind eye? Hell no...

Ok yes, some of this spilled over to Indie Retro News... but trust me, I had to deal with most of the shit here

So, let's now go back to the point that I posted last night.

All of the above is not an adequate reason to boycott EAB, plus not mention the main source of virtually all your new Amiga games articles.

That's totally unacceptable; and you as a responsible "Retro Games" blogger should know better.

Let me make this absolutely clear to you and your scouts; you don't have any agreement with EAB to nick news from here and use on your website!!!

Again though, we at EAB have no problem with this, as long as you mention the original source... as many other Amiga forums do when they post news found here.

Now, let's be mature adults and please move on?

...if you don't want to post on here any more then that's totally your call, but quite immature IMHO...

However, I do expect that going forward you mention EAB in anything that you / or your scouts take from here

I hardly think that this is being unreasonable now is it?

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Old 25 February 2020, 01:46   #114
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Neil; I'm sorry but I need to ask this question regarding one of your latest articles here: DOOM - Could a "Doom" clone run on a 7MHz Amiga 500 with 1MB of RAM?

Can you please tell me where your scouts got this information from?

...I've spoken with KK/Altair, so know exactly where this was posted prior to your article.

To me, it seems again that this news was lifted from the following EAB thread, but as per, without any credit to the original source of the information: new amiga 500 doom like !

If this is true, then again that's really poor form... especially considering I only brought up this point a week ago.

Saying "As thanks to a heads up from Per Ola" or indeed "Saberwolf" doesn't really cut it here, sorry.

My point is not really only about information that you *cough* use from EAB without permission, but for any websites that you / your scouts grab stuff from... as a responsible site admin, you should always mention the original source.

It's only fair, and what most Retro bloggers / other forums would do automatically

Looking forward to your reply; but sadly I guess you'll ignore like my post above this one
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