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Why OUR Lights Went Out!!! Tags: YGS spruz shutdown


Hi Gabber's!!!

Well this day has been really interesting. There I am sipping a coffee in a D&D parking lot, talking on my Bluetooth and I check out the Gab and get this message from Register.com. At first I thought it was some sort of popup ad, so I retried it again and it came back up once again. I read it closely and immediately got really pissed off. I started trying to get to the bottom of what it was, knowing all too well we were all paid in full but still couldn't get an answer. 

So, I come all the way home, and start sending support tickets to Spruz. 20 minutes passed, then 40 minutes and nothing. I think I sent about 6-8 support tickets to tech support, and accounting, bug reports etc trying to get anyone in that company's attention. I even tweeted them we were down. And all that's on my mind while I'm dealing with this shit is the people clicking in believe we're some sort of deadbeats because we don't pay our bills...not the case at all.

I know all too well we paid, it even showed right in my account that the domain name is paid in full to 2014, and the site is paid until December. I went so far as to copy and paste the payment from my Bank of America account showing that SPRUZ took the $19.95 fee and the transaction number on December 20th and I made the payment on the 18th. Then I sent them a copy of the page from their own site that had the dates of the transactions, and that it was paid by credit card. 

I then called Register.com, twice. The first time this woman said she had no idea what was going on, she never even heard of Spruz and then she transferred me to someone else where I get a message stating the hold time was over 25 minutes! What the fuck? I hang up, call back and tell her there has got to be someone there I can talk to and not sit on hold for half and hour. She sends to me to someone else, then this dope said, Spruz is our partner but you need to call them...huh? I tell this moron, you shut our site down, it's your page that's popping up and right on that page it says to call you. We all know how well that call ended. 

We can't speak directly to anyone at Spruz and in this day and age of "customer service" we know full well there's no service when it comes to dealing with customers. It's email us, or leave a message, or push this button and that button, and listen to this recording because our menu options have changed. I can't even tell you how many times that I've heard that message, and who gives a fuck if your menu options have changed, everyone has recorded menu options, do these people really believe we had their menu memorized? Dopes. I know I'm not the only one on the planet that has had it up to their neck with the lack of customer service, but Sully doesn't play that shit. As I've said before, with technology the way it is there's no reason that you shouldn't be able to talk to a human being, especially when you're dealing with someone YOU pay for services. 

This isn't the way I handle things, it's not the way I treat people doing business or running my HOA. You need me, you call and I'll answer. If I can't take your call and you leave me a message I return the call in a timely manner, not when I fucking feel like it. If you email me, I email you back, and I expect the same courtesy. If I tell you I'm going to be somewhere I show up on time or 15 minutes early, if there's traffic and I'm running a few minutes late I call you and tell you, I won't leave you sitting there with your thumb up your ass wondering if I'll show up.  I respect other people and their time and I expect them to do the same for me. If you can't do the same then fuck you, I'll find someone else to do business with, it's that simple. 

I sent a message back to Spruz after I noticed we were back up and running asking for an explanation, AFTER I said thank you for taking care of the issue. I just got this as I was typing this post...

3 Minutes Ago Support added:

Sorry for the issue, what happened was your domain order renewal errored out and no one noticed thus it expired. We have fixed the issue and we also have applied a $40.00 account credit because the of the problem as our apology to you. Hope that helps.


Well, the credit is nice, but this ruined my whole day. Anyone remember the movie "Coneheads" when Beldar drops his car off for maintenance and Ronnie ( Chris Farley) tells him it's not ready, and now that he has to wait longer than the time he was promised his car would be ready it has now thrown off the rest of the events he had planned for his entire day due to his incompetence? That's exactly how this experience was for me. There was absolutely no reason for this to have even occurred, it was someone else's fuck up and I don't know who it was that dropped the ball, but like I told Spruz in my last message, they had all of my contact info and if there was an issue with our site being in arrears wouldn't a simple email or phone call be a kinder gesture than just shutting us down only leaving me to jump through the numerous internet and phone hoops? They're a frickin' website company, they're in the communication business...get your act together and COMMUNICATE!!! 

I just wanted to fill you in on what happened and then vent to those I know actually will let me spout off. And that guy at Register.com can go fuck himself. You have my apology for any inconvenience this may have caused our membership or visitors. Personally, we strive to do our best when it comes to resolving issues. 


YGS Birthday!!! Tags: YGS 5th Anniversay

Hey Gabbers!

Man how time flies....Today is the Gab's 6th Anniversary!!! 

Me, frag and Tim would like to thank all of you for another great year, and we look forward to many more,





The Gab Announces Some New Additions
Category: User Showcase
Tags: YGS announcement

We are very pleased to announce at the Gab the joining of two very well respected bloggers, both who we've all known from Sporting News. First, Harvey Dakota, who has been a member here for a very long time will be joining the rotation of featured writer's beginning this Saturday along side 3rd stone!

Every Sunday we've been fortunate enough to have two great writer's in Hotch and Dominic00, but neither is leaving, Hotch is staying on full time to give us everything hockey, Dominic will be switching to every other Sunday and alternating with him will be Ms. Miatay! We are very excited about this, Miatay is going to be the very first young lady to join the featured rotation here at the Gab, and we've all watched her since she first started writing at TSN as she has grown into a great talent, we feel very honored that she accepted our invitation.

Along with these two additions, we also will have DVT moving from Saturday to Friday along with Morrisseyweb, and Petr Johan will be moving out of the rotation, but he isn't going anywhere, he will be posting his last feature this Friday and he'll still be here adding his two cents and giving us his thoughts on the world of sports and beyond.

I'd appreciate it if you all would take a minute to welcome to the Gab both Miatay and Harvey Dakota to the YGS Featured Blogger rotation!

Thank you

Sully, Steve and Frag

Phil Mickelson Should Swim Home
Category: Golf/Tennis
Tags: YGS PGA Phil Mickelson floaties


Now don't get me wrong... Lefty (Hefty) is a decent hacker... Just not when it comes to the Ryder Cup. This fat bastard needs to just stay home and watch on TV like the rest of us. Cory Pavin should have to grab Phil's bag (giggity) and play the rest of the weekend as punishment... Left handed... If the USA losses the Ryder Cup, I say ban Lefty from Ryder play... He just doesn't have it.

Ol' Phil is now a whopping 10-16-6. (win-loss-half) Since 2004, he is a grand 2-11-3. Hey Phil... Just say NO next time someone asks if you want to be on a Ryder Cup team. Sack-up, be a man, and know when to walk away and save yourself some more embarrassment. Give me more rookies and guys that can play! I don't care if it's Phil. Everyone was worried about Tiger and what he was going to do during Cup play. I am pretty sure no one saw the wheels on Hefty's cart coming off. Sure, he did well during the regular 'season'... But it doesn't necessarily translate to good Ryder Cup play.

Get your floaties, Phil... It's a long swim...

Speaking of embarrassment... How about those 'uniforms' or 'wardrobe' malfunctions created by Lisa Pavin, whom has dubbed herself the 'Captainess'. Nothing says 'Cluster-fuck' like having to scramble to the souvenir stand, mid-play, to buy up all the rain gear because yours doesn't repel water. Wait, what? Yeah, that's right... The brought rain gear that doesn't fucking work... Hey, Lisa. Stay out of the sporting goods store! Just because your husband doesn't have the sack to tell you to sit down and shut up.. I will. But the 'uniforms' are pretty... Yeah, pretty fucking horrible. The rain suits work well for fashion... Just as long as it DOESN'T FUCKING RAIN... Thankfully, for your sake, Lisa, they suspended play for half the day because the course was under water. It's England, even I know it rains like a mother-fucker the first part of fall.

Hey, Sully... Have we ever had a FEMALE winner for Tool Of The Week??? I have a nomination for you... This 'gash' (thanks Beeze) could single handedly cause the USA to lose the Ryder Cup because of her 'wardrobe-malfunction'. Get your floaties, Lisa... It's a long swim...

Any other golf tourney, I would have slept through. But since it is in Europe, I get to watch it live when I get home from work at 3am... Thank you ESPiN for getting something right in my little world.



The Gratuitous Monica Bellucci Blog
Category: User Showcase
Tags: YGS Monica Bellucci Hot

Well kids...

According to our friends that like to keep track of who comes and and what they look at, Monica Bellucci is a hot commodity... And when I say HOT... I mean...




Can I get an AMEN!!!





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