When posting, please keep in mind the forum rules for posting located here.
Also note this applies to URLs you put in your signature, even if the link is to your personal web site.
Specifically about dealer bashing.....You have to be somewhat suspicious of the motivation of anyone who joins TBN simply to 'share' their horrible dealer or horrible brand story. While everything they type might be true, they are only posting their side of the story. While you might be thinking that's obvious, most people don't react like it is. Specific names of people and/or dealer can get the poster in a lot of trouble which is another reason it's not allowed. While this rule might not be typical of other, or most, discussion forums on the Internet, it's been the policy on TBN since TBN came online.
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