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Games Workshop's web team responded to the furious mass of people spamming their Facebook page. Original message can be found here.

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Hi everyone,

Well, we can see that there are quite a few of you with strong feelings about several issues, and the threads have gone a little crazy. We’re sorry many of you feel frustrated. We have read all of your comments and because we (the web dudes) don’t have the power to act on any of them, be assured that we have passed your comments on to the higher levels of management in GW.

We want to continue posting pictures of your fantastic miniatures, and link to hobby related items. We would like future threads to remain relevant to the topic in question, so everyone else can have their voice heard and enjoy the discussions about the hobby we all love.

We’ve got your comments both in this thread and on those older posts, which will remain open for you to carry on the conversation there – please, feel absolutely free to do so, we will indeed read them. But in any new threads, we want to celebrate the creative efforts of others. Any comments that stray off topic will be removed.

Just remember that we must remove any strong language and abusive users, in consideration of our youngest fans.

The web team.


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In other words we aint doin shit

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Yeah, sadly. At least the web team is being classy.


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I doubt the web guys would be able to do anything, so they've sent the comments upstairs to those who can do something. It's the way it works everywhere, can't shoot the messenger!

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GW letter to customers

Dear Valued Customers

Fuck You

Sincerly
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This might be the first step towards a better future...

[Flerden] 9:05 pm: Why the hell can't he just go offline if he goes to watc tv?
[dark angel] 9:06 pm: It is Doelago, we will never know
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maybe or they just might say oh well deal with folks. only time will tell. With the amount hatred they have had come their way they may be more inclined to something about. This can show that their may be a huge negative impact on their sales.

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Considering the amount of abuse they're taking at the moment (oddly not directed at Matt Ward) I wouldn't blame them if they did! If I got a letter like that I'd frame it and still continue to play!

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The Web team is probably a group of 4 under-paid 6th former students anyway.

They must of been anticipating that they would be first in the firing line, as that statement is very generic.

I HOPE, GW listen...this will upset ALOT of people.
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The Web team is probably a group of 4 under-paid 6th former students anyway.
This. So much this. +rep.

The reply was pretty decent, they didn't try and end all discussion but they also didn't encourage pointless bitching. To be honest given these are low paid wageslaves probably working just for a staff discount what more could they have said. The lame bit is that they didn't see this rage coming and have a response planned, that does fall on the shoulders of the higher ups.
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