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Dec 22, 2008 12:09 PM

Leff chronicles site sale

First of 2 installments is here:

I do hope there's more. Oops, indeed.

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    including a big nod to some of the supportive "faces" still here today.

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    1. re: HillJ

      That link doesn't seem to be working anymore. Just a big "This Account Has Been Suspended" and direction to "Please contact the billing/support department as soon as possible."

      1. re: LindaWhit
        You can read J Leff's account on his slog. Maybe JL took down the old link.

        1. re: HillJ

          Oh no - I've been able to read the slog re: the almost-demise of CH (so, SO thankful for the mucky-muck executive who had dinner with Jim!) - just can't see the closure page that Jim & Bob had planned on putting up when they were going to shut the site down.

          1. re: LindaWhit

            The tale would make a great movie of the week!

            Closure pg. must have been taken down then. I didn't see it now either.

        2. re: LindaWhit

          Hi Linda, that link has been restored. Pat

          1. re: Pat Hammond

            Thanks, Pat! I repeat. I'm so glad this page didn't have to go up. :-)

          1. Should be fascinating to see how Jim's story jumps from a vow of no advertising/no sucking to .... today

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            1. re: was

              It was either advertising or no CH site. I'm glad to put up with the ad's.

                1. re: LindaWhit

                  Well that covers the ads...but not the second part

                  1. re: was

                    YMMV. I'm not sure what you see as the suckage part.

                    Your usage of the site since 2006 doesn't seem to be as frequent as many others of us here. The more you use it, the more familiar you get with it. But some people like the site; some don't.

              1. re: was

                was, the beauty of "it all" is JL's around to give his first-hand experience. Nothing like hearing the CH story from the top hound himself.

                1. re: hannaone

                  As someone else said in an earlier comment post at the blog - this story is like crack. :-) God, I love Jim Leff's writing style!

                  And Jim, I'm so, SO glad you didn't let Mr. Honcho tear it down and start all over with focus groups nor let Vrtra completely dismantle and change CH!

                    1. re: Pat Hammond

                      words of wisdom:

                      "Beyond a certain point, the execs bring along their own crack pipes."