How the Heck is MC2 Still in Business?

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  1. Nathan

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    I know I am a bit of a screw up. This year I was not the fastest in getting all the calendars out in time for Christmas. That was all on me. But I think I did, even sending a second if needed via Priority Mail at my expense. Why, because it is the right thing to do.

    This email was sent last night...late in the day Pacific Time, I guess to slow the backlash as it was really late on the East Coast.

    The only edit I have undertaken on the message below is to remove the To: information and replace with "NONE YA"

    Really...how does this man stay in business?

    As soon as I saw the MC2 Calendar announcement this year I said to myself...this will end poorly. The charity and people involved will get screwed over somehow.

    I'm sad for the innocent people that got sucked into the MC2 carp yet again.

    I know this post will get back to Barry the Bad...So when you read this Barry the Bad, don't bother trying to contact me about a retraction or taking this down. Ya know, Barry the Bad, if you did the right thing...

    But no, profit is king with you, hell with the mess you leave.
     
  2. wmwny

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    He stays in business because people ARE slow to change. They STILL believe Barry will somehow right his ship of fools, so they blindly support him. He used to publish a great magazine dedicated to all things MINI/Mini. His readers adored it, but productivity slowed due to inconsistency over the years. Times and expectations have changed and therein lies the problem: same old excuses and explanations, same old blame game...always the fault of someone else.

    Just my 2c.
     
  3. Crashton

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    My .02c :p

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  4. Firebro17

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    When I had finished reading my email last night, I thought it was interesting he inferred that a dispute over a "model's" demands is the reason for this project being blown out of the water.

    I guess there's a bit of truth to the quote from a great philosopher... "If its got lipstick or a dipstick, it's gonna give you trouble." In this case it appears to be a double whammy. Hope those who chose to invest were wearing their life jackets!
     
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    Any bets if they get the year correct for the calendar?

    If they manage that, any bets that all 12 months will be there, and/or in the correct order?
     
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    Eye did ant by a cow lender frum Berrie.
     
  7. jeffster06

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    weird, I never got an email from MC2 about this but I have been wondering when I was going to receive my calender... guess I won't be expecting to see it anytime soon.
     
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    Well Barry did lend a cow to our charity; to stay true to MC2, it was a MINI cow. We did get charged several thousand dollars for grazing fees, and the cow was 2 months late, but we did get it!

    The bad: The milk smells really, really, bad; nobody will drink it.
     

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    I've reached out to the protagonist that had the initial idea. We may collaborate on the 2016 calendar.
     
  10. Firebro17

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    ^^^ Just like you to be an inspiration. Awesome!
     
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    Awesome!! I got a sneak peak of the MC2 calendar, should be here sometime in February, since I'll be missing January altogether, they were kind enough to send me a picture of Miss January! I can just see those donation dollars rollin' in!
     

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    ^^^ :lol: That right there is frigg'n funny as hell. :lol:
     
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    all I know is I got the best MINI calendar and I didn't have to listen to any lame excuse!

    Thanks Nathan!!
     
  14. ZippyNH

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    Why is a picture like that usually preface with the the line "A Florida resident..."?

    Notice how most of the letter from Barry is a bit of double speak....kinda of..its not my fault..its their fault, etc...with info about " sponsors" etc, when it seems to me the BUYERS are more important....if you sell them...you don't need a sponsor...heck when I BUY a calander, I don't want to BUY ADVERTISING..."incendental" advertising is one thing...but sounds like the ones he was making were pretty heavily loaded up...
    If they are mailing it yo me for free...that is different..
     
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    :Thumbsup:
     

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    Hot!
     
  17. eMINIparts

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    Ditto

    M/A Calendar for the win!
     
  18. Dave.0

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    So this is Barry's hot model that messed everything up?

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  19. Nathan

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    Come on guys, no need to disparage the gals that thought they were doing something positive. It's just they got caught in Barry the Bad's web of BS.
     
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    Also when he finally completes the calendar every month will have only 28 days except for February.
     

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