Re: WA Reps
OK You guy's do deserve answers. To go through and answer the issues raised.
Currently we have one rep missing in action since a 2nd rep was appointed and now our new rep who was doing an excellent job has not been returned to the boards after a mass ban WITHOUT much explanation to many, warnings or anything. From what I understand most have copped it sweet and served it out but those you have created and disbuted about it aka our rep and I think alex.
Sim took exception to his banning which led him to modifying his sig to the detrement of himself. He has there fore been put on a permanant ban from FF. This decision was made by FF admin. Alex took it upon himself to get into an argum,ent with the person who banned him and it got to a point of name calling so it was decided he won't be returning - ever.
But back to topic, I hear there were moves afoot befor the ban event to bring the rep numbers for WA back to one rep? Can someone please start answering questions and providing explanations BEFOR ACTIONS are taken and if they are taken, its not very nice removing threads/members without warning.
Yes that is true. It has been known for a while that the 2 reps could not work together and it has been put forward that having only one rep is the best solution. Sim created some pretty borderline meets. The Nudie girl photoshoot being the cream of the cake. Sim was asked to step down but as far as I can see he hasn't taken it on board and complied.
Now if this thread is ignored/deleted and me banned for being out spoken then you can say it would be a very sad day for WA e-series members and future of our club. As for when the next WA e-series event will be right now there will not be one until these issues are resolved.
No this thread will not be deleted. It will however if WA members start using it as a personal chat channel. The reason why I have had to clse so many of the WA threads is because of this. The other reason for the unsutable meets as mentioned above. The conduct from WA members (not all) has been down right appauling at times.
Ok....The story as I know it.....Your correct in saying there was a ban placed on several KEY members (I say KEY members as the WA branch of the club, while has many members, only have a select few that really contribute to discussions, meets and events, these people of the KEY members). This ban has now been lifted and all is well with the universe (to a degree anyways), I wont mention anything about the ban and its unfairness, and while i myself was banned I didnít receive any real information pertaining to it. I* would also lie to know from the moderators who made the decision if any of them are based in WA, seeing as this is a WA issue. If not should the Rep be a moderator also to put forth a view, and not only that, the rep will be at most meets and ensure that things donít happen that shouldnít?
I was the person who brought the recent situation where animal cruelty pics were posted on the forums after your WA camp. The Committee has had a lenghtly discussion and FF admin have been part of that as well. From the evidence we could see it was plainly obvious if we didnt do anything then WA branch was doomed. I am not going to go into specifics of the banning because it will embarress those who were banned for what they did. We asked for explanations over PM and the stories we got back were pretty far fetched and there was no real consistancy. So we had to go on the evidence we had (which is pretty substansial). So to answer your question who made the decision - yes the committee and FF admin. Your WA rep is on the committee and helped in the decision. It doesnt need to be stated that because there was only one person from WA that this is unfair. In the grand scheme of things the President calls the shot's.
The real issue at hand here and now is that of the WA state Rep. Currently this title belongs to both AusCarRanger (Matt) and 94EF_Ghia (Simmo). Matt has been a complete no show, not only on events and meets, but also within the forums. I personally have not heard or read from him in at least 3 - 6 months. I think Simon has done a good job at being rep, all be it a little shy because of him being a half rep and words that were said to him by Matt at the beginning of Simmo's induction as half rep. I personally think that Simon should be made Rep and Matt stricken of his "title."
There is some valid points made there. What I suggest is if you feel hard done by then make a formal complaint and the committee will reveiw it. We are all accountable for what we do and you need to follow the right path's. Sim has been asked to step down from his position for the reasons above. If you think it is unfair then please do send a PM to myself effalcon as eseries moderators or the goodz, thanatos or sundeep as representatives for the club. Your complaints will be followed up.
This needs to be brought to a vote/poll and if this is not contested by Matt (namely he doesnít post his stepping down or post at all) then a new rep can be voted in. Obviously being a vote anybody who thinks that they have wot it takes to be a rep (and the time involved to be an active participant) should put their hand up and be involved. I donít think that 2 reps should be elected, the one should suffice.
That is not for you to decide. I't fine to have that veiw but again you need to contact the people in charge and if there is enough demand then the issue will be looked at.
Thank you for bringing up these problems. Most of them the committee is aware of and things are being worked through. To give you proof there is currently a thread about 6 pages long discussing mainly the WA camp. So don't think that we are sitting around not giving a stuff (so to speak). I will be watching this thread like a hawk as will effalcon and if there is any argument's I won't hesitate to close it
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