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vBulletin sinks to new lows - employees told to post positive reviews online

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Digital Doctor, Feb 25, 2013.

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  1. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I guess when you can't earn a positive review ... you pay your employees to post fake positive reviews.

    Mark.B (vBulletin Support) said:
    Wayne Luke (vBulletin Technical Support Lead) said:
    Fake reviews were posted at: http://www.trustpilot.com/review/www.vbulletin.com

    [Link to thread at vB] - I have screengrabs if you need them. [edit: thread has been shuttered by IB]

    It's one thing to put out a subpar product.
    It's another thing to put out a successor product - that is worse.
    It's quite another thing to pretend said horrible product is stable ... when it's not.
    It's epic when your horrible, unstable product is so bad, you have to pay employees to lie to cover up your repeated failures.


    IB is so desperate ... it's just pathetic.

    Note: In an effort not to get this thread locked, I have posted no information from vBulletin.com. I have relied entirely on information from trustedreviews.com.
  2. Carlos

    Carlos Well-Known Member

    IB just doesn't know where to advertise it's "flagship" product.

    Granted, I don't either. I don't think xenForo does, either. But what worked for xenForo, was simply word of mouth. (y)
  3. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I see IB deleted the thread.
    Too late.

  4. FreshFroot

    FreshFroot Well-Known Member

    This is why you review a product yourself!

    Personally, I don't like vB5 at all.. seems too different.

    Xenforo has been good, but without further progress it won't do much good either.

    my vB3 still feels faster than a vB4 or vB5 lol.
  5. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

    Thread is closed but still there in Licensed Customer Feedback.
  6. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    I have screengrabs of the thread before it was closed.

    I will reiterate .. all the information I posted in this thread was 100% derived from trustedreviews.com.
  7. Mike Edge

    Mike Edge Formerly Da Bookie Mon

    vBulletin, where we can't make great software, but our staff can pretend we do!
    SchmitzIT likes this.
  8. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    The question is, can you trust the reviewers? :LOL:
  9. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    We are no longer allowing "competitor bashing" on this forum. Sorry.

    I understand that emotions are high due to the lawsuit and other events, but please respect this. XenForo will be better for it.
    FreshFroot, Jay, robdog and 4 others like this.
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