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In fairness, Bash and Mick are spot on. The site is sub standard, its a product and if its not up to scratch something has to be done. My sub ran out last week and couldnt give two shits about it... There are other factors in my decision not to renew but mainly its just not worth it. 40 euro or whatever it is i can spend on pokemon cards and Happy Meals...

 

And as for the music industry dying on its arse due to lack of cd sales etc etc... ME HOLE!!! Piracy has been around for years, as tommy tiernan said, " We all remember the big scandal of taping songs off the radio!" 15-20 quid for a mass produced bit of plastic and a case?? I'd say theyre losing their bollix alrite....

 

Sites not good enough, hasnt worked right for ages and its not really all that great. Simple.

Nice to see you Danny Boi!

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Hey bottom line is...  if your not happy... dont renew. I dont know what you people are looking for...  U2 is a business, just like any band is a business. With the way music/CD sales are today, the music industry is dying. I will resubscribe again. Im not saying your opinions are wrong, but if your that unhappy and dont want to pay... dont renew.  There are a lot of U2 haters out there...  I am still a Huge fan and would hate to see these guys stop doing what they do best,  make great music together. You have a choice wether you want to pay the fee or not, so if you dont like it...  dont renew
I'm with you on this, well said. I'm happy being a part of this site and enjoy it for what it is, a place to be part of a fan community and where I can dip into a world of U2. Personally I don't really care who has an opinion on Bono or the band on any given day in the press or in the pub, who cares! Fact is over 25 years on they still make great music and are still at the top of their game, long may it continue as far as I'm concerned. 

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I never said you were stupid or didnt get the concept... i didnt pay $50 to renew this year... 

 

 

this was taking from the e-mail i got back in October

Current U2.com subscribers who used their presale access code to buy tickets for 2009 European shows, and who wish to enter the presales for 2010 shows, can now resubscribe at a reduced rate.

 

i believe i paid 30 - 40 dollars to renew and again... i understnad your not happy with your "product"

and i understand you have every right to complain... im saying..  If your THAT UNHAPPY  with the product  dont buy it.

Like I pretty clearly stated,

We buy it because we actually want to be part of the official fanclub.

 

I understand the notion of not buying a product you're not happy with, but you may also appreciate the fact that many have enjoyed being a member of the U2 fan club in this form or Propaganda before it, for many years.

 

Is it so unsusual that U2 fans would have some desire to be part of the official fan club?

Is it strange that we want this site to function properly?

Is it odd to think that the biggest band in the world should have a good website?

 

Mate I assure you that we're not that upset that any sleep is being lost. 

We just have seen this place go from a pretty fun website, into a place where people can't even log into their accounts or check the email facility that they have paid for as part of the package.

 

Now I could take my bat and ball and go home, or i could ask someone to see if these issues could be fixed.

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thanks Anjana...  when you signed  up you were promised presale Codes and a CD  i got both...  i got what i payed for

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i dont have any issues of not being able to sign on... but i cant argue about the e-mail.. mine isnt working either... but that really doesnt bother me much... i have another e-mail address

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[quote name='Anjana wrote:


djscottu2']Hey bottom line is...  if your not happy... dont renew. I dont know what you people are looking for...  U2 is a business, just like any band is a business. With the way music/CD sales are today, the music industry is dying. I will resubscribe again. Im not saying your opinions are wrong, but if your that unhappy and dont want to pay... dont renew.  There are a lot of U2 haters out there...  I am still a Huge fan and would hate to see these guys stop doing what they do best,  make great music together. You have a choice wether you want to pay the fee or not, so if you dont like it...  dont renew

I'm with you on this, well said. I'm happy being a part of this site and enjoy it for what it is, a place to be part of a fan community and where I can dip into a world of U2. Personally I don't really care who has an opinion on Bono or the band on any given day in the press or in the pub, who cares! Fact is over 25 years on they still make great music and are still at the top of their game, long may it continue as far as I'm concerned. 

 

It's funny that many of you can't separate being a fan of the band and enjoying their music, from a poorly managed website.

 

The two are exclusive from each other.

 

As for enjoying being part of the U2 community, um.... well we do to yeah?

 

It's just that 80% of the community has up and pissed off to Facebook, atu2.com and interference.com because of the tech issues and lack of decent content on the official pay site.

 

Surely Anjana, you'd enjoy this community even more if the many people that used to come here to chat etc, were here still?

 

Nowdays a thread can sit in the front page for a week and only get a handful of responses.

Wouldn't you enjoy it more if there were many active fans?  

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[quote name='mick james wrote:


Danny_Boi']In fairness, Bash and Mick are spot on. The site is sub standard, its a product and if its not up to scratch something has to be done. My sub ran out last week and couldnt give two shits about it... There are other factors in my decision not to renew but mainly its just not worth it. 40 euro or whatever it is i can spend on pokemon cards and Happy Meals...

 

And as for the music industry dying on its arse due to lack of cd sales etc etc... ME HOLE!!! Piracy has been around for years, as tommy tiernan said, " We all remember the big scandal of taping songs off the radio!" 15-20 quid for a mass produced bit of plastic and a case?? I'd say theyre losing their bollix alrite....

 

Sites not good enough, hasnt worked right for ages and its not really all that great. Simple.

Nice to see you Danny Boi!

 

 

Likewise Mick! Tis been a while! hope alls well mate.

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i dont have any issues of not being able to sign on... but i cant argue about the e-mail.. mine isnt working either... but that really doesnt bother me much... i have another e-mail address
Well that's a bit of a cop-out. 

Part of the pay-package is a working U2.com email address.

 

Glad your not bothered, but that's beside the point really.

 

I'm sure everyone else has another email address to, but many would actually like their @ u2.com account to be functional.

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thanks Anjana...  when you signed  up you were promised presale Codes and a CD  i got both...  i got what i payed for

You were promised an "exclusive" CD.

 

Now it's being pressed up as a much more impressive triple deluxe purple vinyl set that anyone can purchase.

 

Not really exclusive anymore.

 

Many fans in the UK and Ireland were advised to resub early to obtain another presale code for 2010.

 

Then after that fact the tour was announced to be playing pretty much everywhere in europe and the US, except the UK and Eire.

 

So a presale code to what?

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[quote name='Danny_Boi wrote:


mick james wrote:

Danny_Boi']In fairness, Bash and Mick are spot on. The site is sub standard, its a product and if its not up to scratch something has to be done. My sub ran out last week and couldnt give two shits about it... There are other factors in my decision not to renew but mainly its just not worth it. 40 euro or whatever it is i can spend on pokemon cards and Happy Meals...

 

And as for the music industry dying on its arse due to lack of cd sales etc etc... ME HOLE!!! Piracy has been around for years, as tommy tiernan said, " We all remember the big scandal of taping songs off the radio!" 15-20 quid for a mass produced bit of plastic and a case?? I'd say theyre losing their bollix alrite....

 

Sites not good enough, hasnt worked right for ages and its not really all that great. Simple.

Nice to see you Danny Boi!

 

 

Likewise Mick! Tis been a while! hope alls well mate.I'll come find ya on FB fella.

 

We miss you and the many other great people that have let their subs lapse, after being passionate members for many a year due to the issues at hand.

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