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There are a lot of "fan pages" on the internet.
When something becomes popular and is heavily branded, it's not uncommon for privately operated fan-pages to pop up out of nowhere. Sometimes, these fan pages become incredibly popular and form the hub of an online appreciation society that does wonders for the brand concerned.
Facebook is littered with fan pages and some of these receive a huge number of "likes" and followers -- an attribute that can make them incredibly valuable to fans and bean-counters alike.
A wonderful example of this is a fan group that was created on Facebook by Olivier and Sammy Wasem.
Within a fairly short space of time, the group had grown to over half a million and caught the attention of the company to which its pages paid homage.
Yes, people have been complaining about the lack of forums for months now so I finally got off my chuff and finished the transition to the new server and the commissioning of the new forums.Unfortunately you will have to re-register, it just wasn't practical to transition the IDs from the old server -- although the old stuff will be maintained in a "read-only" capacity for some time to come.
So, if you want to "have your say" then register at the new forums using the magic word Aardvarkrox when asked for it.
Take a moment to introduce yourself to the rest of the Aardvark community and pretty shortly I'll be expanding the number of forums to encompass a number of areas that are regularly discussed on this site.
The contact form is not yet working (got to rejig the CGI scripts) but if anyone wants to email me they can send their communications to editor at this domain or PM me via the forums.
Oh yes, if anyone wants a bit of a plug then the sponsorship space is now up for grabs. Until someone is prepared to offer a donation for the use of this space, I'm happy to offer a free plug to anyone who wants to send me a suitable 150x150 graphic and link.
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