Sponsors request from members

Discussion in '► Sponsor Request Forum' started by seank, 5 May 2011.

Voter count: 142
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Must sponsors post more tha just a picture of the stock they selling?

Poll closed 14 Jun 2011.
  1. Posting a pic is more than enough

    3 vote(s)
    2.1%
  2. Posting a pic with a NAME for easy identification

    7 vote(s)
    4.9%
  3. Posting a Pic with a NAME and a PRICE

    41 vote(s)
    28.9%
  4. Posting a pic with a NAME , PRICE and QUANTITY in stock

    91 vote(s)
    64.1%
  1. seank

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    Thought I'll politely ask all members to participate :biggrin: .

    Can our beloved :biggrin: Sponsors not start posting names and prices with their pics???

    Then half of the posts relating to certain pics will not be there, cause most of the posts are: "04th pic from the top- what is it called and how much? "

    Let us participate in the poll to see what everyone thinks.

    The names will help all of us to do proper id's on Coral and Fish (and maybe help the sponsors :whistling: to also start knowing the right names :p
     
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  3. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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  8. seank

    seank Thread Starter

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    Hey, there is a poll on the top, please vote ;)
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    and if they ship out of province etc
     
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    Slagter MASA Contributor

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    It would be nice for quantity in stock, but I don't see the need for it. A shop is always first come first served in anycase.
     
  11. gMAN

    gMAN with the plan

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    I have in the past and still do, call the store to see whats available and I'm able to book over the phone until I collect few days later..?
     
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    Slagter MASA Contributor

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    True, but what I meant was: If you see something you want, you'll always pick up the phone and ask them to keep you one... So quantity makes almost no difference. Besides, then they'd have to keep updating the post with what's left...

    It would become time consuming and tedious.
     
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    I see the light.....:p will be a nightmare for LFS to keep updating quantity.....
     
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    seank Thread Starter

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    How difficult can it be for a sponsor to log in maybe twice a day for 04 minutes to update...... plus...... it will help the sponsor to get more members watching the thread closely and also see that the specific sponsor is busy and his prices are good, hence everyone buying from the specific store
     
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    I think Dean should create a template for them to post available stock...something like the for sales forum
     
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    seank Thread Starter

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    Good idea
     
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    It would be nice if the lfs could update every once and awhile, especially for people like me.The closest lfs that sells marines is +- 400km from me so i have to phone and order or make other arrangments.The fact that there is a quantity level of sorts will help me in the sense that if i really want that specific item i know how quickly i must act in order to get it.I getting really gatvol of missing out on great deals because i phoned 5 min to late.
     
  18. Perky Pets

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    Give a guy a finger and you want the hand...

    I post the pics for you guys to see the stock we have in - for you to decide if you are interested to come in and purchase.

    We aren’t a internet based sales warehouse and deal with customers and maintain tanks, freshwater and marine as well as all the dry stock we order and send to our 9 branches.

    it takes time to take pictures , decide which are best - resize and post.
    I also get back and answer queries and participate in the forum after hours as i enjoy my job and hobby.

    I feel if anyone wants the price you are more than welcome to call us and at the same time we can discuss the keeping of and or sending stock.
     
  19. seank

    seank Thread Starter

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    But the names to the creatures would be nice- we do not know the names, and something that looks nice, does not mean that it is acceptable for my tank. At least when there are names attached, one can google it.

    Without a name it is just as well a newbie buys an anemone cause it looks nice but do not know what it is :)
     
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    You forgot to quote the rest o my sentence...
    I know i dont know all the coral names , i could have found out the hard way , but i didnt think MASA members would look at it in this light
    Instead of making the sponsors who are taking the effort to add somthing to the forum feel like we should be doing more, ask the sponsors not posting stock to do so.
    we are enjoying a great hobby together ,Say good job for what you sponsors are contributing to instead of "do more !"

    David
     
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    Lol David. You guys are doing a good job, make no mistake. We would love to see all of the sponsors on the forum more often. And to see the names and prices is really not such a bad request. Think about it. If you do post the names and prices, you'll have less phonecall queries. It is like walking into a Spar and not seeing a price on the shelve, would you call the managar to ask for the price or would you rather take another similar product with a pricetag on it to save time. I would take a similar product or leave it out completely.
     
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