Quoted from Atari_Daze:
Awe yea, let the upvotes start.
cosmokramer or thehuemanatee ever see that C & D?
Quoted from captainadam_21:
Did he ever mail that cease and desist to cosmokramer?
I sent a pm to Mr Dataeast yesterday asking about my C and D letter....he quickly responded, berated me a bit, and said it was going to be his priority yesterday to get the legal ball rolling...i expressed to him my concern that I was not going to get a package in the mail from him but he assures me I am now fucked and in big legal trouble. I would love to share the PM here, but even though the guy is a douche I just dont feel right about sharing it publicly since it was a private message..
I believe those images on the T shirts are copyright protected... Proceed with caution...
My wife just text me and said I got a postcard that looks like it was written by a mental patient (her description) babbling something about pinside and being sued....I will check it out when I get home in a few hours and report back....
Here is the front of the postcard, can someone put hoffs head on the alien with several legless baywatch games in the backround ...and maybe luitenent Dam swimming around...
I was expecting a basic C and D letter on some attorney stationary...instead I get this...Im not sure what to say
Im going to display this fine piece of correspondence right next to my autographed picture of the Pinball Amigos. I need to get a second postcard because I would like to display the art as well...
I think you need to change your avatar to the alien head to be eligible for a postcard...
Hey buddy, good to hear from you again..
Couple of things...
1. You have not produced any proof of what you are claiming, dont you have some sort of proof of ownership...a certificate? A registration #? I can claim rights to a picture also, but do you have proof? Anything?
2. I have not used your shitty image since well before you sent me and "C and D" therefore there is no case
3. What are the damages? No damages there is no case...
4. There is no case
5. No case
I wonder if my current avatar is also copyright protected...i dont need trouble on two legal fronts...
Edit:beat me by 13 seconds
Quoted from wantdataeast:
Better proposal…I will challenge Pinside to the following:
A Kickstarter project to place a Project Pinball machine at the Shriners Children's Hospital in Lexington KY.
The Kickstarter would have a goal of $3299.
$10 gets a postcard
$15 gets a postcard with Roswell soil attached
$35 gets a Signed & Numbered Lithograph
Maybe someone can donate some custom translites or something of that nature.
AND IF the $3299 goal it met… at that point I will do stretch goal of putting the now infamous Baywatch machine up at my original asking price of $3299.
And give ALL proceeds to Project Pinball. So basically donating the Baywatch machine (and my entire investment in it), all Lithographs and postcards to the Project Pinball charity.
I can NOT set this up. Someone would need to coordinate with the Project Pinball folks to make it happen. And if the $3299 is not met... no stretch goal Baywatch machine. (Of course any funds raised via any Kickstarter would be Project Pinballs.)
If it can not be set up I will still do the donations of the Lithographs.
Very nice gesture, you're an OK guy after all.
I would like to announce here that my C and D post card is NOT for sale...I have gotten a few cash offers (one for $32.99...you know who you are) but this card is staying in my personal collection.
Quoted from Taxman:
Then it kicks into gear and gets funny again.
There was a South Park episode where Cartman had an alien satellite up his butt and they needed Kyle to trigger it with his finger. Every time his hand got close Cartman would give him a toot. It went on until it was not funny anymore. But then it kept going and Chef says "It's funny again". And it was. I think that is what happens here. Especially when a good animated gif or meme comes out. It tosses a fresh can of gas into the dumpster.
I think that without another crayon scribed legal document from Mr Dataeast, this thread will circle the drain and slip into the pages of pinside history...
A moment of silence for the tote bag thread...
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