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Beetles.de Ist Shutting Down

Discussion in 'Beetle News' started by Nashman, Sep 9, 2014.

  1. Nashman

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    Not sure how many of you know Beetles.de but after almost 15 years Marcel (the Admin) is shutting down the biggest Beetle Forum in Germany (maybe Europe) on Oct. 1st . Reasons why are unknown.. I know that Graham and Vicky are part of the group (because I had first contact with them through the Forum years ago ) plus some of other internationals, so it is sad to hear that such an institution which also guide and supports me wont longer exist. If there is one who will lead/continue the platform -nobody knows it yet. I'm really sorry for it.
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    Oh no, that's such a shame :(
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    I met up with a few of them for dinner when we went to Oberammergau back in 200x. Nice bunch of folk. It is a shame.
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    Platform is shutting down since tody - a week earlier ...
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    1958 Harry Thats Mr Moderator to you! ;-) Staff Member

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    It's still on Facebook though.

    Perhaps like a lot of forums Facebook is killing them off. Perhaps there was such little traffic it wasn't worth keeping it going.
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    1958 Harry Thats Mr Moderator to you! ;-) Staff Member

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    Club Concept is down as well, says bandwidth exceeded. We might be the only ones left! And it's bloody quiet in here!
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    Up to you to change it ;-) However Beetles.de was the biggest Beetle related forum in Europe and believe me, there was a lot of activity. But may your point is right and I have also the feeling that a lot of people changes there interesset (incl. myself) Anyway seems this is a trend which continues and according to the maintenance of such a platform...more and more gave up because of time consumtion.. you never know

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