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Reply #60 posted 07/27/13 2:36pm

MIRvmn

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theblueangel said:

I wish I could say that I am surprised, but obviously, like most of you, I'm not.



How dare a fan promote the artist, who is appearing on an obscure website in the wee hours of the morning? Quelle horreur!!



Do you think 3EG sends letters to the (ever dwindling number of) media sites who psot about the latest song that Prince uploads, complaining about "why should people get the information from your site?"



If it wasn't for the org (and particularly Serpan) I would never have known that the livestream thing was even happening. And I've been a rabid fan for 30+ years.



So stupid.

Im mad as hell and Prince has crossed the line, no money from me until there's an official apologise 2 serpan and all other fans who have sufferd from bullshit from the Prince camp. I love his music but not hia attitude
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Reply #61 posted 07/27/13 2:36pm

SpiritOtter

neveseven said:

This was the conversation between them on Livestream: (edit out off topic comments)


3RDEYEGIRL: uh oh...serpan will tweet everything said herre
3RDEYEGIRL: everything bite ur lip
3RDEYEGIRL: copy and paste


SERPAN99: yeah...unless u don't want me 2 3EG ;-p


3RDEYEGIRL: actually...
3RDEYEGIRL: can we just chat like normal folk?
3RDEYEGIRL: if people wanna hear from us...shouldn't they have 2 come here
3RDEYEGIRL: whether than frequent ur site?
3RDEYEGIRL: now that we r on the topic...

SERPAN99: define "chat like normal folk"...not all fans like 2 b here 24/7...and search thru the 60 thousand comments on here...just sayin

3RDEYEGIRL:do u alter any of the photographs featured on r sites?
3RDEYEGIRL: and then re-post them on ur site?

SERPAN99: I don't alter anything...I'm all about true info

3RDEYEGIRL: well...let's chack
3RDEYEGIRL: check,even
3RDEYEGIRL: how did 3rdeyetv get on P's shirt?
3RDEYEGIRL: did u alter it?
3RDEYEGIRL: on ur Twitter page

SERPAN99: Oh okay...that's true, but I was promoting ur Livestream account 4 u...u want that changed?

3RDEYEGIRL: and What's wrong with using ur own pic rather than His?

SERPAN99: I'm not about selfpromoting 3EG...so not using my own image

3RDEYEGIRL: leave r ART on r site...it's not there 4 u 2 lift and "alter"
3RDEYEGIRL: we dont need that kind of promotion
3RDEYEGIRL: better 2 ask 1st...what do ya think?

SERPAN99: Well...I did ask u if u want me 2 promote the info u share here in the chat?

3RDEYEGIRL: no
3RDEYEGIRL: we have a site 4 people 2 follow here

SERPAN99: O-tay...gotcha!

3RDEYEGIRL: can u take Prince's image off ur site please?
3RDEYEGIRL: all of them?
3RDEYEGIRL: we do believe management asked u 2 do so weex ago
3RDEYEGIRL: what's the holdup?
3RDEYEGIRL: we want everyone 2 injoy the art........here
3RDEYEGIRL: not elsewhere


SERPAN99: Nope...that request wasn't made 2 me at all, but I just removed the style images as requested


3RDEYEGIRL: we always ask nicely
3RDEYEGIRL: we love u'all

SERPAN99: both background and header have been removed 4 u 3EG

3RDEYEGIRL: very good....appreciated.
3RDEYEGIRL: thanks
3RDEYEGIRL: while u're at it
3RDEYEGIRL: can u take down prince's symbol from ur page
3RDEYEGIRL: it's copywritten
3RDEYEGIRL: and we r here 2 license it's usage

SERPAN99: Not sure where u r seeing Prince's symbol on my site, can u please re-check that 3EG?

3RDEYEGIRL: interesting that people nade fun of that when the name was changed...but now it results in hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue...
3RDEYEGIRL: when it is used without permission
3RDEYEGIRL: a cartoon appears on ur site with it around ur neck...
3RDEYEGIRL: probably need 2 take that down as well....what do ya think?


SERPAN99: Oh okay...so that's what u mean, lemme fix that real fast 4 u...the thrill is gone anywayz


3RDEYEGIRL: joe...no one mentioned money...it's about rights
3RDEYEGIRL: the symbol is just that.
3RDEYEGIRL: a symbol...laws were put on boox 2 protect copyrights
3RDEYEGIRL: NPG created a "symbol" and then copyrighted it
3RDEYEGIRL: it unfair 2 use it without permission
3RDEYEGIRL: plain and simple
3RDEYEGIRL: no?
3RDEYEGIRL: the symbol is copyrighted no different than the coca-cola logo

SERPAN99:So...now that I removed the symbol image 4 u, r u going after the thousands of other Prince fans who r using it as well? And have people remove symbol tattoos?

3RDEYEGIRL: we love serpan...want him 2 stay and vibe with us
3RDEYEGIRL: nope...just u serpan
3RDEYEGIRL: lol

SERPAN99: yeah...I really feel the love, I'm sure some people r njoying the vibe...until it backfires...

3RDEYEGIRL: there is no backfire
3RDEYEGIRL: all an illusion

(smilingjoe and others & erdeyegirl has long conversation about musician rights & music industry then.... )

3RDEYEGIRL: bye, everybody

smilingjoe: don't forget to say sorry to serpan

3RDEYEGIRL: talk 2 Serpan...tell him we love him and want him 2 feel welcome
3RDEYEGIRL: just rather not have r every word splattered all over the internet
3RDEYEGIRL: we like a small gathering like this

*****

(ok i just did what Serpan does copy & pasted from another site but the orginal poster didn't give back story)

[Edited 7/27/13 12:12pm]

Furthermore, this representative appears to say one thing (see bolded above) and then another thing in direct contradiction, which suggests, at best, short-term memory loss and, at worst, an underhand dishonesty. Either way, it would be difficult for this representative to come across as any more unprofessional and, ultimately, this type of amateur operation reflects poorly on Prince. Protect copyright by all means, but use a professional PR and Legal team in co-ordinated efforts with one another. Do NOT use the equivalent of what comes across as a glorified teenage girl working the till behind a shop counter, especially if she is chewing gum in front of the public. I mean, surely this isn't rocket science?

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Reply #62 posted 07/27/13 2:38pm

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Wow..just wow. P and 3EG are in2 cyberbullying now?

U know Prince is feeding them word 4 word. How can U treat Ur own fans like that? Most normal artists LOVE it when their fans promote them/spread the word about them! I'm really starting to dislike Prince AND 3rdEyeGirl. Damn he's an ass.....

"The thrills gone anywayz" Glad someone told em. You go Serp!
[Edited 7/27/13 14:43pm]
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Reply #63 posted 07/27/13 2:39pm

murph

3rdeyedude said:

someone mentioned Jester above and then someone mentioned something about white dudes

c'mon people, really? (this is the exact kind of BS that sucks about the org)

Jester is just a thoughtful, intelligent kid who posted great youtube reviews and got noticed

and Serpan was on his way to becoming one of the main sources to find out what 3EG was up to on a daily basis

3EG gets that Serpan is a big fan, but he should just keep it at that and nothing more

and for 3EG to do it on their own livestream chat was great for getting the message out to other fans as well - be a fan, and not a fanatic and good things will come

for people to piss on 3EG and Funkenberry just shows you how sick some prince fans can become

some fans even hang out in the chat room 24/7 waiting for the next livestream - c'mon folks!!

Again....pointing out asshole fans that feel entitled is one thing....I'm all for that....But taking up for Serpan who has been nothing but respectful towards the Prince camp and gets belittled and shitted on for his troubles? Nah...

Nope....

No excuses for this....

The 3EG folks need better (and more importantly respectful) people on their team...

U r slightly right...Shitting on Funkenberry is WEAK and petty....Shitting on 3EG for mocking some poor guy who just wants to get the word out to fans? I'm all fdor that...That's some bullshit....Don't mix up the two...


[Edited 7/27/13 14:45pm]

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Reply #64 posted 07/27/13 2:42pm

MIRvmn

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mask said:

Strange.


"EyeJester7" has used the logo,reported verbatim on their chats...done everything and then some that Serpan is being hassled over,yet they give "eyejester7" free tickets to south by southwest concert and belittle Serpan in public?


hmmm...


Yes now we need an explanation of that, I wont drop this subject until then
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Reply #65 posted 07/27/13 2:45pm

Stymie

MIRvmn said:

theblueangel said:

I wish I could say that I am surprised, but obviously, like most of you, I'm not.

How dare a fan promote the artist, who is appearing on an obscure website in the wee hours of the morning? Quelle horreur!!

Do you think 3EG sends letters to the (ever dwindling number of) media sites who psot about the latest song that Prince uploads, complaining about "why should people get the information from your site?"

If it wasn't for the org (and particularly Serpan) I would never have known that the livestream thing was even happening. And I've been a rabid fan for 30+ years.

So stupid.

Im mad as hell and Prince has crossed the line, no money from me until there's an official apologise 2 serpan and all other fans who have sufferd from bullshit from the Prince camp. I love his music but not hia attitude

Prince has been very vocal about protecting his copyright. i do not understand why this particular incident angers people more than the other hundreds of other times he's done this.

*

I can't believe an adult wrote that exchange with Serpan.

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Reply #66 posted 07/27/13 2:48pm

MIRvmn

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Stymie said:



MIRvmn said:


theblueangel said:

I wish I could say that I am surprised, but obviously, like most of you, I'm not.



How dare a fan promote the artist, who is appearing on an obscure website in the wee hours of the morning? Quelle horreur!!



Do you think 3EG sends letters to the (ever dwindling number of) media sites who psot about the latest song that Prince uploads, complaining about "why should people get the information from your site?"



If it wasn't for the org (and particularly Serpan) I would never have known that the livestream thing was even happening. And I've been a rabid fan for 30+ years.



So stupid.



Im mad as hell and Prince has crossed the line, no money from me until there's an official apologise 2 serpan and all other fans who have sufferd from bullshit from the Prince camp. I love his music but not hia attitude

Prince has been very vocal about protecting his copyright. i do not understand why this particular incident angers people more than the other hundreds of other times he's done this.



*


I can't believe an adult wrote that exchange with Serpan.

Then he should attack EyeJester7 aswell, don't u think so?
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Reply #67 posted 07/27/13 2:51pm

murph

Stymie said:

MIRvmn said:

theblueangel said: Im mad as hell and Prince has crossed the line, no money from me until there's an official apologise 2 serpan and all other fans who have sufferd from bullshit from the Prince camp. I love his music but not hia attitude

Prince has been very vocal about protecting his copyright. i do not understand why this particular incident angers people more than the other hundreds of other times he's done this.

*

I can't believe an adult wrote that exchange with Serpan.

Because it's bigger than protecting a copyright....Don't fall for that...That's just a shield....The 3EG folks actually beefed with Serpan for getting the word out about the live streams....Again, we all know P can be an ass....And at times fans get too wrapped up and sensitive about the man and his business....

But this is more about good ol' fashioned respect....

And before u go the whole "you guys are fanatic route" I'm usually the one pointing out the petty, bullshit fake fans that troll this site on the daily with their endless posts about how Prince is no longer bringing it...And at the same time I have it out with delusional STANS who get mad when u call P short...But in this case? Fuck Prince on this one....

[Edited 7/27/13 15:03pm]

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Reply #68 posted 07/27/13 2:52pm

CarolineC

1725topp said:

*

At this point, most of us know who and what Prince is and what type of relationship he wants with his fans. But, many of us see the types of relationships that other artists have with their fans and desire a similar type of relationship with Prince. Yet, Prince is not those other artists, and he has made it clear from day one that he is not those other artists.

[Edited 7/27/13 13:58pm]

,

You're right, I see the relationships other artists have with their fans: encouraging dialogue and sharing. And I wish Prince would do more of that. But I always knew he wanted to maintain a distance. However, when it crosses the line into the sort of bullying and disrespect that Prince (or his close associates) showed to Serpan, I have a problem.

I guess I am realizing that there is a lot of good music out there and a lot of deserving artists I could support: local bands and national acts alike. And I would rather spend my time, energy, and money on artists that give more back to their fans and still have some humility. I doubt I will ever give up on Prince completely (I have been a fan since "I Wanna Be Your Lover" came out), but I would rather focus on other artists right now.

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Reply #69 posted 07/27/13 2:53pm

2020

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Just read all the comments made to good ol Serp on his Twitter feed. People are upset and seriously pissed off for good reason!

I just posted this to Donna when she just asked via Twitter who watched the show last night...

@HannahFordDrums Not any more after the childish behavior from 3EG with Serpan99...in a public chat room no less...classless.
[Edited 7/27/13 14:58pm]
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Reply #70 posted 07/27/13 2:59pm

murph

2020 said:

Just read all the comments made to good ol Serp on his Twitter feed. People are upset and seriously pissed off for good reason! I just posted this to Donna when she just asked via Twitter who watched the show last night... @HannahFordDrums Not any more after the childish behavior from 3EG with Serpan99...in a public chat room no less...classless. [Edited 7/27/13 14:58pm]

Good....Keep it up....Make them feel some shame....

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Reply #71 posted 07/27/13 2:59pm

BlackandRising

neveseven said:

This was the conversation between them on Livestream: (edit out off topic comments)


3RDEYEGIRL: uh oh...serpan will tweet everything said herre
3RDEYEGIRL: everything bite ur lip
3RDEYEGIRL: copy and paste


SERPAN99: yeah...unless u don't want me 2 3EG ;-p


3RDEYEGIRL: actually...
3RDEYEGIRL: can we just chat like normal folk?
3RDEYEGIRL: if people wanna hear from us...shouldn't they have 2 come here
3RDEYEGIRL: whether than frequent ur site?
3RDEYEGIRL: now that we r on the topic...

SERPAN99: define "chat like normal folk"...not all fans like 2 b here 24/7...and search thru the 60 thousand comments on here...just sayin

3RDEYEGIRL:do u alter any of the photographs featured on r sites?
3RDEYEGIRL: and then re-post them on ur site?

SERPAN99: I don't alter anything...I'm all about true info

3RDEYEGIRL: well...let's chack
3RDEYEGIRL: check,even
3RDEYEGIRL: how did 3rdeyetv get on P's shirt?
3RDEYEGIRL: did u alter it?
3RDEYEGIRL: on ur Twitter page

SERPAN99: Oh okay...that's true, but I was promoting ur Livestream account 4 u...u want that changed?

3RDEYEGIRL: and What's wrong with using ur own pic rather than His?

SERPAN99: I'm not about selfpromoting 3EG...so not using my own image

3RDEYEGIRL: leave r ART on r site...it's not there 4 u 2 lift and "alter"
3RDEYEGIRL: we dont need that kind of promotion
3RDEYEGIRL: better 2 ask 1st...what do ya think?

SERPAN99: Well...I did ask u if u want me 2 promote the info u share here in the chat?

3RDEYEGIRL: no
3RDEYEGIRL: we have a site 4 people 2 follow here

SERPAN99: O-tay...gotcha!

3RDEYEGIRL: can u take Prince's image off ur site please?
3RDEYEGIRL: all of them?
3RDEYEGIRL: we do believe management asked u 2 do so weex ago
3RDEYEGIRL: what's the holdup?
3RDEYEGIRL: we want everyone 2 injoy the art........here
3RDEYEGIRL: not elsewhere


SERPAN99: Nope...that request wasn't made 2 me at all, but I just removed the style images as requested


3RDEYEGIRL: we always ask nicely
3RDEYEGIRL: we love u'all

SERPAN99: both background and header have been removed 4 u 3EG

3RDEYEGIRL: very good....appreciated.
3RDEYEGIRL: thanks
3RDEYEGIRL: while u're at it
3RDEYEGIRL: can u take down prince's symbol from ur page
3RDEYEGIRL: it's copywritten
3RDEYEGIRL: and we r here 2 license it's usage

SERPAN99: Not sure where u r seeing Prince's symbol on my site, can u please re-check that 3EG?

3RDEYEGIRL: interesting that people nade fun of that when the name was changed...but now it results in hundreds of thousands of dollars in revenue...
3RDEYEGIRL: when it is used without permission
3RDEYEGIRL: a cartoon appears on ur site with it around ur neck...
3RDEYEGIRL: probably need 2 take that down as well....what do ya think?


SERPAN99: Oh okay...so that's what u mean, lemme fix that real fast 4 u...the thrill is gone anywayz


3RDEYEGIRL: joe...no one mentioned money...it's about rights
3RDEYEGIRL: the symbol is just that.
3RDEYEGIRL: a symbol...laws were put on boox 2 protect copyrights
3RDEYEGIRL: NPG created a "symbol" and then copyrighted it
3RDEYEGIRL: it unfair 2 use it without permission
3RDEYEGIRL: plain and simple
3RDEYEGIRL: no?
3RDEYEGIRL: the symbol is copyrighted no different than the coca-cola logo

SERPAN99:So...now that I removed the symbol image 4 u, r u going after the thousands of other Prince fans who r using it as well? And have people remove symbol tattoos?

3RDEYEGIRL: we love serpan...want him 2 stay and vibe with us
3RDEYEGIRL: nope...just u serpan
3RDEYEGIRL: lol

SERPAN99: yeah...I really feel the love, I'm sure some people r njoying the vibe...until it backfires...

3RDEYEGIRL: there is no backfire
3RDEYEGIRL: all an illusion

(smilingjoe and others & erdeyegirl has long conversation about musician rights & music industry then.... )

3RDEYEGIRL: bye, everybody

smilingjoe: don't forget to say sorry to serpan

3RDEYEGIRL: talk 2 Serpan...tell him we love him and want him 2 feel welcome
3RDEYEGIRL: just rather not have r every word splattered all over the internet
3RDEYEGIRL: we like a small gathering like this

*****

(ok i just did what Serpan does copy & pasted from another site but the orginal poster didn't give back story)

[Edited 7/27/13 12:12pm]

LOL what the fuck? This has to be the most condescending thing I have ever read. Serpan was approx. 1000x nicer than I would have been in this "conversation". They couldn't do this via email or something? Cause if this were me in a public forum for all to see, I would have told 3eg to kiss my motherfuckin' ass and all kinds of other nice things, and then dared them to do something about it. It's like they're chastising a 3yr old!! And did they really capitalize "His" when referring to Prince? WHAT THE FUCK. He's got some serious sycophants working for him.

And Serpan's right...people have lives and can't follow this cat and mouse shit 24/7. Do they seriously think that their fanbase is comprised of people that can just tune in when they say jump? I know i don't wait for an email, I listen to it from wherever I can get it. I'm not going to stay up until 1am on a Tues to see if they're going to stream something for 5 minutes. These nukkas are crazy.

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Reply #72 posted 07/27/13 3:13pm

NikkiDarling

I was really disgusted by the messages to Serpan. I don't know the guy, but why treat a FAN like that. Prince has lived a good life off of people who support him and do something like this is so immature. I am a huge FAN of Prince, but the messages were just so immature that is was scary. You can clearly see that Prince likes young people around becuase a grown person would say thank your fans and focus on your music. I am getting so tired of Prince and his ways. I feel like I have been in denial but his recent statements are riduculous. You don't talk to your band, you only deal with young people. Dude what is really going on? You are doing cover songs when you have a vault. Change with the times and don't disprespect your fans. Would you please get someone who knows what they are doing on your team. I long for the days of hits!!!

Ps. Josh looks like a damn fool jumping around and his mixes are amatuer at best!!! Serpan keep posting and you have done nothing wrong!!!

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Reply #73 posted 07/27/13 3:20pm

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LAME.

"Hyperactive when I was small, Hyperactive now I'm grown, Hyperactive 'till I'm dead and gone"
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Reply #74 posted 07/27/13 3:20pm

murph

NikkiDarling said:

I was really disgusted by the messages to Serpan. I don't know the guy, but why treat a FAN like that. Prince has lived a good life off of people who support him and do something like this is so immature. I am a huge FAN of Prince, but the messages were just so immature that is was scary. You can clearly see that Prince likes young people around becuase a grown person would say thank your fans and focus on your music. I am getting so tired of Prince and his ways. I feel like I have been in denial but his recent statements are riduculous. You don't talk to your band, you only deal with young people. Dude what is really going on? You are doing cover songs when you have a vault. Change with the times and don't disprespect your fans. Would you please get someone who knows what they are doing on your team. I long for the days of hits!!!

Ps. Josh looks like a damn fool jumping around and his mixes are amatuer at best!!! Serpan keep posting and you have done nothing wrong!!!

NoW THIS^^^^is doing too much...lol

I'm all for calling out P and his team for acting like assholes to Serpan and the like (and again, they need to formally apologize and give dude some tickets to the next show NOW).....But no need to bring up things that have little to do with the situation...I think we can call out P and his team's and his bullshit treatment of Serp without piling on....

That said...P, if u r reading this, u gotta eat that humble pie, homie....

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Reply #75 posted 07/27/13 3:21pm

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murph said:

2020 said:

Just read all the comments made to good ol Serp on his Twitter feed. People are upset and seriously pissed off for good reason! I just posted this to Donna when she just asked via Twitter who watched the show last night... @HannahFordDrums Not any more after the childish behavior from 3EG with Serpan99...in a public chat room no less...classless. [Edited 7/27/13 14:58pm]

Good....Keep it up....Make them feel some shame....

If they/he/she (?) had any shame they would not of treated another person like that in the first place. The most you will see now is damage control, if that. Will we ever know who it was typing that shite?

"We just let people talk & say whatever they want 2 say. 9 times out of 10, trust me, what's out there now, I wouldn't give nary one of these folks the time of day. That's why I don't say anything back, because there's so much that's wrong" - P, Dec '15
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Reply #76 posted 07/27/13 3:23pm

murph

That

NinaB said:

murph said:

Good....Keep it up....Make them feel some shame....

If they/he/she (?) had any shame they would not of treated another person like that in the first place. The most you will see now is damage control, if that. Will we ever know who it was typing that shite?

Indeed......

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Reply #77 posted 07/27/13 3:29pm

NikkiDarling

2020 said:

Just read all the comments made to good ol Serp on his Twitter feed. People are upset and seriously pissed off for good reason! I just posted this to Donna when she just asked via Twitter who watched the show last night... @HannahFordDrums Not any more after the childish behavior from 3EG with Serpan99...in a public chat room no less...classless. [Edited 7/27/13 14:58pm]

Extremely childish!

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Reply #78 posted 07/27/13 3:29pm

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This is whack.. I'm boycotting Prince. If this how he wants to treat his fans.... Fuck him. Old washed up control freak

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Reply #79 posted 07/27/13 3:30pm

LittleBear

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SpiritOtter said:

1725topp,

I agree in almost every respect with your line of thought. So, thank you for your contribution.

I must add, though, that from a relational perspective, Prince's representative's tone, approach and level of professionalism leaves a lot to be desired. Unfortunately, regardless of whether Prince's represenative is in fact - and objectively - "right" about Prince's stance, copyright and the law, the execution of that representative's communication strategy was so poor, that it comes across as amateur. Furthermore, it comes across as condescending. Whilst these are subjective viewpoints, the reality is that the objective stance effectively loses ground and goodwill by the consequences of a subjective backlash. A professional and sensitive handling of communication and PR issues should surely be utilised, especially when one is (it would appear) trying to reach out to a community, as Prince is clearly trying to do here via this channel i.e. to build a relationship with his customer base (fans). Perhaps, there appears to be a strong response to the represenative (and, by default, Prince) because they do not understand the relational dynamic, but I actually think the issue is less about a lack of understanding and more about an inability to conduct an operation professionally. I genuinely believe these types of relationship building issues should be handled by a professional team. Yet these types of PR mistakes have been happening for over a decade. For the commonplace fan, I imagine it becomes difficult to respect the line, when the line drawn has been consistenly done without (it would appear) any genuine degree of relational sensitivity and discernable judgement. Whilst your points are effectively "correct" from almost every respect, it seems you have failed to understand the biggest point: emotion.

Of course, I could be wrong.

.

[Edited 7/27/13 14:38pm]

I think you're right.

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Reply #80 posted 07/27/13 3:32pm

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I know Serge & I have had our differences in the past, all past now, but by God he always serves the rest of us Prince fans well. Where do I go first to find out anything- Serpan99, always. Love me Drfunkenberry so much ๐Ÿ’œ, but Serpan promotes everything about Prince, almost warts'n'all, even if he don't sometimes say where on tinternet he gets it from (!) & I know this may be a contentious point 4 some. neutral

There r so many different young folk involved with P these days, that I wonder who was actually posting the 3rdeyegirl comments. Cuz I don't get to be 37 & not recognise when someone is a bit pissed when posting online... T'is all I'm saying.

Maybe someone got their arse right royally kicked this morning 4 their less than classy attempts of communication. hmmm

It's all very sad. sad

Where's the light, love & funk @Paisley Park?!
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Reply #81 posted 07/27/13 3:33pm

MadamGoodnight

They should be glad someone even gives a damn. At least Serpan showed some interest. I can count on one hand how many friends even know who, or what a 3EG is, or care.

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Reply #82 posted 07/27/13 3:34pm

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SometimesIwonder said:

I know Serge & I have had our differences in the past, all past now, but by God he always serves the rest of us Prince fans well. Where do I go first to find out anything- Serpan99, always. Love me Drfunkenberry so much ๐Ÿ’œ, but Serpan promotes everything about Prince, almost warts'n'all, even if he don't sometimes say where on tinternet he gets it from (!) & I know this may be a contentious point 4 some. neutral There r so many different young folk involved with P these days, that I wonder who was actually posting the 3rdeyegirl comments. Cuz I don't get to be 37 & not recognise when someone is a bit pissed when posting online... T'is all I'm saying. Maybe someone got their arse right royally kicked this morning 4 their less than classy attempts of communication. hmmm It's all very sad. sad Where's the light, love & funk @Paisley Park?! [Edited 7/27/13 15:33pm]

Co-sign.....

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Reply #83 posted 07/27/13 3:39pm

excited

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oh my bloody god!.. 3eg should be so embarrassed at themseves, what a bunch of shitty amateurs. that exchange with serpan speaks volumes about their mentality. truly shameful, whoever was responsible.. you are a cock

keep your chin up serpan, there's a lot of people that have really appreciated your input & don't let this crush your sense of fun X

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Reply #84 posted 07/27/13 3:40pm

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"We like a small gathering like this"

Absolutely baffling stance there. So whoever was chatting as 3rdeyegirl genuinely would rather less people know about the livestream. "Plastering it all over the Internet" is a no-no lol

Maybe I should turn off my livestream email notifications so that "select few" can become even more select.

What a strange statement to make. The horse has already bolted.

Anyway, if you could all look at this pen (holds up MIB memory eraser and clicks button)
Just somewhere in the middle,
Not too good and not too bad.
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Reply #85 posted 07/27/13 3:41pm

Stymie

murph said:

Stymie said:

Prince has been very vocal about protecting his copyright. i do not understand why this particular incident angers people more than the other hundreds of other times he's done this.

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I can't believe an adult wrote that exchange with Serpan.

Because it's bigger than protecting a copyright....Don't fall for that...That's just a shield....The 3EG folks actually beefed with Serpan for getting the word out about the live streams....Again, we all know P can be an ass....And at times fans get too wrapped up and sensitive about the man and his business....

But this is more about good ol' fashioned respect....

And before u go the whole "you guys are fanatic route" I'm usually the one pointing out the petty, bullshit fake fans that troll this site on the daily with their endless posts about how Prince is no longer bringing it...And at the same time I have it out with delusional STANS who get mad when u call P short...But in this case? Fuck Prince on this one....

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I'm not even gonna go "you guys are fanatics" route, because most of the time, Prince's fans' levels don't even bother me. It is only about two people here who truly think Prince can do no wrong and even I think that dude is lying to try to get close to Prince.

Your post is the most surprising because you are usually calling people on their BS. I never see you calling Prince on his.

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Reply #86 posted 07/27/13 3:43pm

Stymie

CarolineC said:

1725topp said:

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At this point, most of us know who and what Prince is and what type of relationship he wants with his fans. But, many of us see the types of relationships that other artists have with their fans and desire a similar type of relationship with Prince. Yet, Prince is not those other artists, and he has made it clear from day one that he is not those other artists.

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You're right, I see the relationships other artists have with their fans: encouraging dialogue and sharing. And I wish Prince would do more of that. But I always knew he wanted to maintain a distance. However, when it crosses the line into the sort of bullying and disrespect that Prince (or his close associates) showed to Serpan, I have a problem.

I guess I am realizing that there is a lot of good music out there and a lot of deserving artists I could support: local bands and national acts alike. And I would rather spend my time, energy, and money on artists that give more back to their fans and still have some humility. I doubt I will ever give up on Prince completely (I have been a fan since "I Wanna Be Your Lover" came out), but I would rather focus on other artists right now.

I have a problem with you guys using the words "bullying". Does ti really rise to that level or are you guys just emotional to the point wthere this is being blown out of proportion?

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Reply #87 posted 07/27/13 3:44pm

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I am a die-hard Prince fan since 1986 and iยดve gone through many ups and downs

but getting the info that Serpan has to shut down his twitter infos and his page style

make me think that Prince is an asshole...

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Reply #88 posted 07/27/13 3:49pm

Stymie

andykeen said:

This is whack.. I'm boycotting Prince. If this how he wants to treat his fans.... Fuck him. Old washed up control freak

This is just uncalled for. Was he a old washed up control freak before this or is he now because you are pissed at him?

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Reply #89 posted 07/27/13 3:50pm

murph

Stymie said:

CarolineC said:

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You're right, I see the relationships other artists have with their fans: encouraging dialogue and sharing. And I wish Prince would do more of that. But I always knew he wanted to maintain a distance. However, when it crosses the line into the sort of bullying and disrespect that Prince (or his close associates) showed to Serpan, I have a problem.

I guess I am realizing that there is a lot of good music out there and a lot of deserving artists I could support: local bands and national acts alike. And I would rather spend my time, energy, and money on artists that give more back to their fans and still have some humility. I doubt I will ever give up on Prince completely (I have been a fan since "I Wanna Be Your Lover" came out), but I would rather focus on other artists right now.

I have a problem with you guys using the words "bullying". Does ti really rise to that level or are you guys just emotional to the point wthere this is being blown out of proportion?

This is not the point where u want to take up for P and his folks...Nor is it the time to act like u r above it all....It was a shitty thing Prince's people did....And yeah...it was bullying....Again, we all know some fans have been crying wolf on this site, boo-hooing over dumb shit and making P out to be the devil himself who owes them their first child...

But this time? Nah...P and his team deserve to be called out for what it is...

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