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[–]wellwellwell 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (6 children)

I understand your decision, but know this will likely lead to a major decrease in this sites activity. The mods of greymarket are actively creating an alternative as we speak - I hope you guys the best, as I am aware of the precarious predicament you are in, but realistically speaking I think this will be a major hit on your site.

I do enjoy saidit more than reddit nowadays, so it saddens me to hear this news. I sincerely hope I am wrong.

[–]magnora7[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (5 children)

I understand and you're probably right, but d3rr and I believe saidit will recover those user numbers in the long term. This is like ripping off a bandaid, it's not fun and I don't really want to do it, but it's just got to be done or else there might be huge problems down the road. I appreciate the kind words, I wish you all the best too.

[–]wellwellwell 2 insightful - 2 funny2 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 2 funny -  (4 children)

I honestly agree. If you want a legitimate site, you are gonna eventually have to rid yourselves of anything sketchy. Greymarket vending is about as sketchy as it gets - especially with all of the recent heat it's been receiving. Once again, best of luck.

This sucks to hear, but long-term it is most definitely the right choice. Otherwise saidit would just be a ticking time bomb

[–]magnora7[S] 1 insightful - 1 funny1 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 1 funny -  (3 children)

Exactly. I'm glad you get it. If we didn't make this change now, it was just a matter of time until it bites us in the ass

[–]wellwellwell 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny -  (2 children)

Very bitter-sweet for me. I want this site to do well, but greymarket was a huge component of that (for me at least).

Seriously, best of luck. I want this place to succeed as much as you do

[–]magnora7[S] 1 insightful - 1 funny1 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

Thank you, I can tell you care. I have nothing against greymarket per se, it's just for the longevity of the site from a legal perspective. I'm sure it'll find other corners of the internet to thrive in.

[–]wellwellwell 2 insightful - 2 funny2 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 2 funny -  (0 children)

Most definitely it will. Longterm this is without a doubt the way to go. Saidit still has a nice path it can follow too - just keep up the good work and it will survive (maybe thrive, even?) once the dust settles