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JB Censor #282446
05/16/2022 10:10 AM
05/16/2022 10:10 AM
Joined: Aug 2000
Posts: 1,378
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Tom Online content OP
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I recently posted a comment regarding the questionable added fees by some restaurants in SXM on another website forum (Everything Sint Maarten/Sint Martin).
The Post,
"This issue has become a common complaint from diners of restaurants in SXM. Unethical tricks to boost profit won't stop until people stop eating at these places."
The Response,
The admin team removed your comment in Jeff Berger's Everything St. Maarten / St. Martin / SXM Facebook Group and gave you a warning.
a day ago
All generalizations are false, and we don't publish them. Don't do this again.

Does that mean that some of these places contribute to Mr. Berger and are therefore exempt from legitimate criticism of unethical tactics?

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Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282448
05/16/2022 10:23 AM
05/16/2022 10:23 AM
Joined: Mar 2001
Posts: 17,547
Ohio
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Originally Posted by Tom
I recently posted a comment regarding the questionable added fees by some restaurants in SXM on another website forum (Everything Sint Maarten/Sint Martin).
The Post,
"This issue has become a common complaint from diners of restaurants in SXM. Unethical tricks to boost profit won't stop until people stop eating at these places."
The Response,
The admin team removed your comment in Jeff Berger's Everything St. Maarten / St. Martin / SXM Facebook Group and gave you a warning.
a day ago
All generalizations are false, and we don't publish them. Don't do this again.

Does that mean that some of these places contribute to Mr. Berger and are therefore exempt from legitimate criticism of unethical tactics?


More likely, their website is designed by an affiliated company and therefore on the "protected list" of businesses. There is likely some type of "business relationship" for sure.

His board and he can run it as he sees fit and posters/members can choose to participate or not.


J.D.
Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282450
05/16/2022 11:00 AM
05/16/2022 11:00 AM
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 694
Rhode Island
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Everything St Martin is a Pollyana website. No negative posts allowed.

Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282452
05/16/2022 11:10 AM
05/16/2022 11:10 AM
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"All generalizations are false"

LOL - at least they have a sense of humor!

Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282458
05/16/2022 11:56 AM
05/16/2022 11:56 AM
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Posts: 14,649
Brookfield, CT.
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So many other really good sites to use………….


Respectfully,

pat



"Always keep your words soft and sweet, just in case you have to eat
them."
Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282464
05/16/2022 12:49 PM
05/16/2022 12:49 PM
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His weekly news letter has morphed into 3/4 “disguised “ advertising. No longer a fan…..

Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282501
05/16/2022 10:07 PM
05/16/2022 10:07 PM
Joined: Aug 2000
Posts: 1,378
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Tom Online content OP
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"Don't do this again"
Felt like I had chewed gum in the 1st grade.
Probably as significant.

Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282506
05/17/2022 05:25 AM
05/17/2022 05:25 AM
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i have already disengaged with that site and have heard from others who have done the same, seems you have to march to the DRUMMER (Berger) or feel the wrath (LOL)..As someone stated earlier in this string, there are better sites to exchange opinions

Oh and just an opinion..... LOL

Last edited by bizzottom; 05/17/2022 05:26 AM.
Re: JB Censor [Re: Tom] #282507
05/17/2022 06:06 AM
05/17/2022 06:06 AM
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Auburn, WA
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That weekly "news letter" is mostly a compilation of Daily Herald articles and a push for Sky Med. Favorable restaurant reviews are for the pay to play plan.

Re: JB Censor [Re: SXMScubaman] #282522
05/17/2022 09:12 AM
05/17/2022 09:12 AM
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All righty then. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts, but will end this one here.


Carol Hill

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