Some things exist, whether you believe in them or not. You may never have been to Greece, but do you think it exists? It is the same with certain facts...they will exist whether or not you choose to see them. Here is one:
As of February 7, 2014, Zibbet was still classifying itself as a 'startup,' after being in business for 4 years. Hmm... Oh! What is a startup? As defined by Paul Graham:
A startup is a company designed to grow fast. Being newly founded does not in itself make a company a startup. Nor is it necessary for a startup to work on technology, or take venture funding, or have some sort of "exit." The only essential thing is growth. Everything else we associate with startups follows from growth.①
And the twisted bloomer folks wonder why some of us want answers... People paid good money for a service, not a promise. They, in my humble opinion, actually at the very least deserve a straight answer when they ask a question... that is, if there is one.
I am very fortunate to have gained back the premium I paid for my shop in my short time on the site. I had every intention of holding on until the rebuild was released... until I was pretty much told to stop asking questions and then the forum was hidden from public view.
I honestly and truly hope for everyone who remains with the venue that the CEOs pull this out of the drink.
I did not post this article to hurt anyone...merely to show that there are reasons people are asking questions. Don't take my word for it...look yourself! Look up the traffic trends, look up the history. You may be a little surprised; I sure was!