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14 days ago
Billy Vivona
You should be a yoga instructor...interesting how you twist and stretch words to fit your narrative. Here are actual numbers...we're on page 4 of this topic, and 10 different people have made a comment..on page 4 alone. That is more than TWENTY ONE of the posts appearing on Page 1 of RBO. It doesn't need to be about rodbuilding how to's to be interesting, which is why so many people keep coming i
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15 days ago
Billy Vivona
Thanks for teaching that to me Mike, I appreciate it. One day I'll teach you about monkey see monkey do - when people see a hot topic they click on it and quite often come out of teh wood work to post on it. Just look at how much interest this post recieved - you're still posting on it, and Danny has been a member for 10 years and he's racking up his total post count to 9 with half of them in thi
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15 days ago
Billy Vivona
The newer topics that were not commented on for two full weeks. It doesnt' matter who is viewing or posting, there is interest. If you are so concerned about the posts which have already ran their course, go ahead and post and comment on them.. Funny stuff in here!!
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15 days ago
Billy Vivona
Danny Wood Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Seems like the same four or five topics have > stayed at the top for a month now? Maybe the > original owner knew what he was doing? Look at how many posts and how many views the posts that sit up at the top are getting. The old format these posts would have fallen off and disappeared, replaced by topics
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17 days ago
Billy Vivona
Mike Ballard Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > So the site performs poorly according to Ben and > Billy says Alek bought it to bring new life to it. > Why would anybody do that? Why not start a new, > fresh site instead of spending money on something > that is supposedly worn out and not performing > well? Sorry guys but your comments do not
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18 days ago
Billy Vivona
Mike Ballard Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Aleks would not have bought a poorly performing > site. He bought this one over all the others for a > reason. He bought it because it was a great site that has become antiquated on the technology side.He's trying to breathe new life into it by making the changes he's making.
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18 days ago
Billy Vivona
I'm not sad, it's sad that people are so resistant to change. It's a waste of time going into why appealing to the younger generation is neccesary to continue what has gone on here for 20 years.
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18 days ago
Billy Vivona
Mike Ballard Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > If they're good at what they do they will look at > unique IP hits and not just numbers from the same > person. You can't fool a good advertising > analytics firm with single IP traffic. You have absolutely no clue what you are talking about. It's pretty funny that you've managed to make more posts i
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19 days ago
Billy Vivona
Mike Ballard Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Posting more often does not make a person a better contributor. Interesting!! I think the analytics companies use to determine where they spend advertising dollars will disagree.
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19 days ago
Billy Vivona
Mike Ballard Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > All the other forums that > operated the way you mention are either gone or > rarely used. The vast majority of the people on those forums moved to Facebook which is light years user friendlier than any of the message boards ever were. It's funny to hear you telling people that they've only been here f
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25 days ago
Billy Vivona
Had a GREAT time there, didnt' see much of the show as I was busy @#$%& and trying to finish building a couple of rods at the Anglers Resource booth. BIG news on the way. THanks to all those who stopped by to hang out and watch me work and tell jokes while doing so, lol. Congrats to Mary McIntyre Christy for the work she has put in the last 10 years, to earn the spotlight at the American Tack
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28 days ago
Billy Vivona
Nothing worse than a topic falling off the first page and dying a forum death. TTT FTW...finally!
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28 days ago
Billy Vivona
I Will be promoting the Art of custom rod building at the Angler/s Resource Fuji booth. Plan is to build 2 rods at teh show, will glue up handles/seat in the morning, then wrap guides and do a Dec Wrap during the rest of the show. Looking forward to meeting builders and teaching them the Art.
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10 months ago
Billy Vivona
<p>Mudhole hosted the first NERBs Gathering over the weekend. What a great time we had!!! We had builders in attendance from Texas, NC, GA, and even Wisconsin!! We'll be doing this event again in the near future, that's for sure</p>
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1 year ago
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2 years ago
Billy Vivona
<p>Don did a great job on his NERBs Checkerboard Challenge grip. What a unique idea that was perfectly executed!!</p>
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2 years ago
Billy Vivona
<p>Anthony Palidora? never used a bandsaw, and never made a grip with inlays before he signed up for The NERBs Checkerboard Challenge. These are his "practice" pieces, every one is perfect. </p>
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2 years ago
Billy Vivona
<p><span dir="ltr"><span class="_3l3x _1n4g">Andy Watson? participated in The NERBs Checkerboard Challenge, and produced this really unique set of grips. This is one of the first sets Andy has ever made, and it's flawless. I've never seen a set of checkerboards with this pattern, great job coming up with something uniqu
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2 years ago
Billy Vivona
<p>Some of the completed grips sent in by those participating in The NERBs 2020 Checkerboard Challenge. Many of the builders have never made a custom grip before they joined, and they are producing professional quality work right out of the gate.</p>
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2 years ago
Billy Vivona
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2 years ago
Billy Vivona
<p>Video: ;
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3 years ago
Billy Vivona

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3 years ago
Billy Vivona
&lt;p&gt;The next Battle Wraps Challenge features &lt;a class=&quot;profileLink&quot; href=&quot;; rel=&quot;dialog&quot; data-hovercard=&quot;/ajax/hovercard/user.php?id=692264667&amp;amp;extragetparams=%7B%22__tn__%22%3A%22%2CdK-R-R%22%2C%22eid%22%3A%22ARDJsJRqMiAsUoUqx7RQlEvphB7bdZQPJkaah810TOgQtC3abFuBi0NyB26FicDipMnC-wxR9d5V_1GE%22%2C%22fref%22%3A%22gs
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3 years ago
Billy Vivona

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3 years ago
Billy Vivona

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3 years ago
Billy Vivona

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3 years ago
Billy Vivona

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3 years ago
Billy Vivona
&lt;p&gt;Right on time for the NJ Blackfish season opener, a Rodgeeks XC 732 Blackfish Theme. Grips are a blackfish looking to eat a crab. The wrap is blackfish skin colors, the guides are also blackfish skin colored, but with some golden copper that you see on certain fish. I love how this rod came out, in the sunlight it looks amazing&lt;/p&gt;
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3 years ago
Billy Vivona
&lt;p&gt;Right on time for the NJ Blackfish season opener, a Rodgeeks XC 732 Blackfish Theme. Grips are a blackfish looking to eat a crab. The wrap is blackfish skin colors, the guides are also blackfish skin colored, but with some golden copper that you see on certain fish. I love how this rod came out, in the sunlight it looks amazing&lt;/p&gt;
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3 years ago
Billy Vivona
&lt;p&gt;PAttern is Jellyfish from The VisualWRap Pattern Downloads. Shaded EVA grips, Rodgeeks XC 732 Neon blue. Matagi metallic blue seat&lt;/p&gt;
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