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Old 10-18-2010, 10:07 AM   #21
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I did not get a unsolicited e-mail.

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Old 10-18-2010, 10:13 AM   #22
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I belong to 4 RV forums (, a Keystone forum, the old FRS forum & FRF). Since the email specifically targeted me as a FR owner, I figured the spam must've originated from a FRF member.

Unsolicited e-mail promoting a website or online store
is considered SPAM in most circles.

Especially when you're spamming people on a similiarly themed forum.

We belong to this FR forum, so what would we gain by joining another 1?

Andy I still think FRF members should be notified about this development & give them a heads up about the spam.

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Old 10-18-2010, 10:47 AM   #23
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Andy I still think FRF members should be notified about this development & give them a heads up about the spam.
I agree. I am waiting for my attorney to advise me on how to proceed.
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Old 10-18-2010, 11:09 AM   #24
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Here is a copy of the Email in Question, who is Gaven H? I have removed the Link from the below content so no body clicks on it by mistake. Since I do not know who Gaven H. is I treated this as the SPAM it is.

Dear Forest River Product Owner,

You are cordially invited to visit and join, along with other Forest River Owner, a new web site and Discussion Forums. Please excuse our new web site as it is under construction, but the Discussion Forums is in operation and ready for you to take full advantage of. We are band new and currently have 20 - 30 members on the Discussion Forums.
Also in the makings is a Gift and Apparel Shop. The Gift and Apparel Shop is presently under construction and when open for business, will offer items such as Hats, Shirts, Coffee Mugs, Sticker and more. An RV and Camping Accessories Store is on the drawing board to offer items for your Towing and Camping needs.

Please visit the site at the web address below.

Gaven H.

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Old 10-18-2010, 11:18 AM   #25
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I received it through a private message to me here.

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Old 10-18-2010, 11:43 AM   #26
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I also got the e-mail. I looked upon it as being just another forum to gleen information on RVing. So far I have not received any other unsolicited e-mails.
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Old 10-18-2010, 12:38 PM   #27
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[IMG]file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/Smiley/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-8.png[/IMG][IMG]file:///C:/DOCUME%7E1/Smiley/LOCALS%7E1/Temp/moz-screenshot-10.png[/IMG]I would like all of you to know that I did not know anything about the e-mails
being sent to you to solicit membership to the new forum. Had I known about it I would have advised against it. Based on this action, I have now decided that I am not going to work on that forum either. It is time for me to get away from the message board business for a while and pursue other more important projects.

I wish all of you the best.
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Old 10-18-2010, 01:51 PM   #28
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An update on the spam mail I started getting. Looks like this had nothing to do with the new board. It looks to have come from another site all together. The timing was suspicious but unrelated.

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Old 10-18-2010, 04:36 PM   #29
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I got it to, the main page was kinda fishy looking in my opinion. Once i got to the forums section it looked good but there was very little posts and nothing in my area. I assumed they wanted me to join to help with the park model section but i have enough forums as is.
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Old 10-19-2010, 08:45 AM   #30
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Andy, I got one as well.

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