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 How bout we legitimize the club?

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bammax

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PostSubject: How bout we legitimize the club?   Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:41 pm

I'm thinking we pay a yearly membership which would go towards sponsoring events and awarding trophies and such. That way we can make things like the racing events a little more organized and efficient. In exchange we get a cool limited edition club t-shirt as well as a quarterly newsletter featuring what the guys did over the quarter with pics and stuff. Club members would also get assigned a number and put into a registry so that we can communicate better about upcoming events and such. Just a thought that I figured I'd throw out there.
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PostSubject: how bout we legitimize the club?   Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:48 pm

im in.
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PostSubject: Re: How bout we legitimize the club?   Sat Jul 04, 2009 10:51 pm

IMHO, you start charging dues, and assigning responsibilities and the fun goes out the window. I started this whole idea years ago by wanting to keep it loose and easy going. Just a bunch of car guys (and gals) hanging out, shootin' the shit, and racings and wrenching. You start adding money to that equation and the fun ends pretty quick...

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PostSubject: how bout we legitimize the club?   Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:13 pm

now i hate to say this. ive been threw this over the years. its like voting for the union. what do we gain and what do we lose? and the members dues how much?and ill say this right now.well have members who will not to talk to each other. this will make a lot of enemies. the only fair way to do this is to vote. ive thought ive made some friends here. id hate to think id lose them. how many members do we have now? Embarassed
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PostSubject: Re: How bout we legitimize the club?   Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:17 pm

I'm not joining any club that would have me as a member.
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PostSubject: how bout we legitimize the club?   Sat Jul 04, 2009 11:25 pm

arent you in one now? lol!
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PostSubject: Re: How bout we legitimize the club?   Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:26 am

No way. Keep it simple guys. Leave money out of it. We can have a fun car club by not doing what you suggested. You add money and hierarchy you just add problems.

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PostSubject: Re: How bout we legitimize the club?   Sun Jul 05, 2009 10:06 am

Admin wrote:
No way. Keep it simple guys. Leave money out of it. We can have a fun car club by not doing what you suggested. You add money and hierarchy you just add problems.

K.I.S.S.

Who's alter-ego is this????? Wink

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PostSubject: Re: How bout we legitimize the club?   Sun Jul 05, 2009 12:20 pm

okey dokey. Just an idea. I know the issca had some issue with their setup but it seemed like people were still interested in joining. Plus it seems like paying for food for events and paying for those racing trophies and such ends up costing people money out of pocket that they may not be able to afford. I figure this way the club dues could go towards covering these costs. But I deffinetly understand the problem with things becoming a hierarchy and ruining the fun.
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