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Challenges - Waste of Time or ?

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Hello all...
I am concerned about some of the groups on this site making challenges a total waste of time. Their members select cars to challenge and then all of the members of the club are instructed to vote for the club member's car, even if the car that's been challenged is far superior to some of their rust buckets. This is not why this site was setup. I, along with many others, shouldn't have to tolerate this type of behavior.
I would be interested in hearing from everyone else on this subject...
Soupy

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doug112
Oct 8, 2010 at 2:42 pm
I agree!!
 
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revhard
Sep 26, 2010 at 7:31 am
Soupy - I have to agree 100% with you I get messages from members all the time wanting me to vote in a Challenge & I've even been envited to a challenge were the car that was challenging another members car was actually a Die Cast Model Car with a Photo that made it look like a real car!
the Challenges are ment for Members with Real cars & want to be Fair & Balanced, I've had other members be as hateful as can be to me during & after a challenge so I decided not to accept any Challenges!
Good Luck My friend! REV.
 
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BAGnDRAG78K5
Jul 20, 2010 at 9:08 pm
I am new here and at first was confused as to purpose of the site. Now that I have looked around and seen what was going on. I absolutely agree with you, especially as a new member with very few friends!
 
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1979
Jun 26, 2009 at 4:20 pm
I don't understand the whole deal with challenges, when I first signed up on motortopia I remember a check box about whether or not I would want my car "challenged" I thought to myself that's stupid, that sounds like a bunch of kids saying I think my car is better than yours and I'll get my friends to agree with me.
My thoughts have only been confirmed by all the trouble it causes.I think we are all car guys (and gals) and we should stick together. I enjoy seeing all types of rides and if I don't like your taste in cars someone else out there will. I will comment on albums and garages that I like. I think that's what makes this site great !
 
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2001CamaroSS
Jan 19, 2009 at 12:13 pm
Hey your rite.... That is total crap how that works.. I'm in car clubs but i dont tell the other members to vote for me cause that is cheatin... Zach AKA 2001CamaroSS
 
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susie62corvette
Aug 20, 2008 at 8:26 am
I totally agree they are a waste of time...they are all fixed and a lot of beggers..Don't email me for a vote I tell people. I won't vote at all.
 
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susie62corvette
Aug 20, 2008 at 8:24 am
oh this is so you the photos...lol..:-)
 
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NO_MAS
Aug 14, 2008 at 9:01 pm
As long as people are voting for the groups and not the rides - yep waste of time.
 
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TransAmsRule4
Aug 9, 2008 at 9:32 pm
i 100% agree with what u r sayin!!!!
 
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DoctorT
Jul 12, 2008 at 9:41 am
As a car site I find this site great as compaired to my local State car club site, no compairison. As for the challenges, I try not to get involved for the reasons everyone else left here. It can be a bad marking thing.
 

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