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Old 05-17-2007, 04:19 PM
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How much does a successful boating/fishing website sell for these days?
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Old 05-17-2007, 04:32 PM
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How much you got?[img]../images/emoticons/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Old 05-17-2007, 04:34 PM
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Details are private... let's just say I'll still have to work for a living - but at least I'll have a life!

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Old 05-17-2007, 04:41 PM
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Congrats Wiley.

I was hoping you pulled a John Heind/www.jumptheshark.com deal and made enough to quit working.
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Old 05-17-2007, 04:43 PM
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Maybe 5 years ago!

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Old 05-17-2007, 05:19 PM
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Jon Hein "He's a rich nerd....."

Sold for 7 figures to TV Guide.

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Old 05-17-2007, 05:30 PM
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SeaNile - 5/17/2007 5:19 PM

Jon Hein "He's a rich nerd....."

Sold for 7 figures to TV Guide.

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lol..I lovethat song parody.

(To teh Tune of Rich Girl by Hall and Oates)

"He's a rich nerd,
Because of TV Guide,
Jon Hein's now a friggin' Millionaire!
He sold "Jump the Shark" and you know what's funny?
The great big dork now has fXXX you money!
He's a rich nerd, a rich nerd, yeah... he's a rich nerd.'"
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Old 05-17-2007, 05:52 PM
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Hey, sounds like a good deal to me. Wiley gets to relax a little more and enjoy life while he's still young, and this group gets 60,000 boat and fishing guys plus a whacked out ex-lawyer in Miami as potential customers.
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Old 05-17-2007, 05:57 PM
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Too funny Gringo

WOW... 7 figs? I should have used his agent!

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Old 05-17-2007, 07:14 PM
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how much fer the wheel wiley?
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:12 PM
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Did I miss something - Has THT been sold? I am always the last to know. OOps just went to the main forum.......

Now, I see.....
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:15 PM
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See here grunt: http://www.thehulltruth.com/forums/t...151414&start=1
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:36 PM
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Now that THT is sold, does this mean THT will no longer be ad free?
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:38 PM
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I know I offered Wiley $50 for THT, must have sold for at least 100.
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Old 05-18-2007, 01:41 PM
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Thanks Hotspot...

Yea I just saw that - uncry these tears. I wish Wiley all the luck in the world going forward - I was truely addicted during my last years at work. I still belong to no other forums. Unfortunately, however these things have life cycles just like everything else. I find a good restaurant and before you know it everyone else does and when the new owner buys it - all to often the quickest way to make more$$ is NOT to continue to expand the previous owners improvements but to raise prices, or cut back on quality of food or service or atmosphere, or all 4. CT Fisherman just became a subscription only site. And they still have advertising.

It is a challenge to have a true users forum with increasing economic pressures from big advertisers. Lets just hope this will be the exception. I don't want to even think about what will happen to the sand bar - I guess the last change there was an unrecognized warning shot across our bow.
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Eyeball - 5/18/2007 1:36 PM

Now that THT is sold, does this mean THT will no longer be ad free?

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