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Goodbye Moneygrubbers

Posted by Rock Currier  
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Rock Currier June 11, 2012 10:54AM
Discussion with various managers and complaints from some mineral dealers have caused us to change the name of the forum from Moneygrubbers to Specimen Valuation. I have often thought that the name along might repel some people from asking for valuation on their specimen simply because of the mildly antiseptic nature of the name. At any rate, we are going to try this for a while and see if it is an improvement and I think it will be..

Rock Currier
Crystals not pistols.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/11/2012 05:55PM by Jolyon Ralph.
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David DeCourcey June 11, 2012 11:40AM
Good call.

Moneygrubbers always sounded judgemental in my opinion.

Specimen Valuation has a more professional ring to it.
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Debbie Woolf June 11, 2012 12:25PM
The forum is called Mineral Valuation & certainly sounds nicer to me.

http://www.mindat.org/msgboard-59.html
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Barry Miller June 11, 2012 05:02PM
I agree with the change.
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Bob Harman June 11, 2012 05:53PM
HEY ROCK, Suggest you edit your title.............there is a big difference between "GOOD BY MONEYGRUBBERS" and GOOD BYE MONEYGRUBBERS. "BUY" the way, I agree with you!!!! CHEERS..........BOB
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John Mason June 23, 2012 02:34PM
Good idea.There may be many genuine reasons why people need to sell-up these days. These are difficult times for many.
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Jonathan Levinger September 22, 2012 12:51AM
I always thought that title Moneygrubbers would be appropriate for a discussion about the specimens that got sold for a very high prices despite their characteristics or obvious basically pieces that one would never expect to sell that high. General valuation does not fall in that category specially when some people ask you a price of a chunk of Calcite or Quartz.
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