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Stratics Pro

Discussion in 'UHall' started by smip, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. smip

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    I was just browsing through some stuff here at this new stratics. Came across the "Stratic Pro" thread. Way back there were options to paying for Pro. I think I remember there was a lifetime payment? At any rate... I do remember paying something and about a month later Stratics Pro went buy buy. I think I can recall the paypal payment but has anything been done about us old Stratics customers that paid then got our money lost?
     
  2. Taylor

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    You are talking about Stratics Plus, which is separate from Stratics Pro. The creators and beneficiaries of Stratics Plus sold Stratics in May 2010, so there is no way to recover this funding.
     
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    Stratics Plus actually stopped accepting new people years prior to 2010 (2005 or 2006, if I remember correctly). In fact, the vendor that was doing the transactions continued to bill subscribers for renewals in 2007, even though that their contract to do so had been canceled. When they ended accepting new customers, all those that had Plus at the time continued to receive many the benefits of Plus up until the Stratics Crash of 2008, as the change in software removed the last vestiges of the program.

    I personally don't remember any "lifetime" program, but that could have been before I became a member in 2003. I do remember that that billing company stealing my money in either 2006 or 2007, and that the Stratics admins prior to Petra having to contact the company and threaten them with legal action, to cease and desist collecting "renewal" money for a product that was no longer offered, and pocketing it. I think, but cannot be for certain, that the transaction was reversed - and that was before I became staff in 2008.
     
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    Lmao, I've never seen anything replied to so quickly. REFUND DENIED!
     
  5. Taylor

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    Not a matter of refund denied. Nobody here has the money to refund. 100% of our staff are volunteers and 100% of all proceeds for Stratics Pro are used for operational costs. Should refunds come from their personal bank accounts, when they've never earned a penny from Stratics?

    I suppose you could take the former owner to small claims court. However, I won't ask a volunteer to pay refund a guarantee that they're not responsible for.
     
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    No need to justify it to me. But for arguments sake had it been the current owner been liable it would come from operational costs I'd imagine.
     
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    Correct. The current owner is liable for Stratics Pro--not Stratics Plus.