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    Default BOTW Links Taken Down Except Sponsors

    To all of those that bought lifetime best of the web links over the years, they have now launched their new site (https://botw.org.uk/) and they have removed all links except for 'sponsors'. Listings still show but with no links.

    I'm going to complain but of course the more of us that do the more seriously they will take it. Hopefully it is a giant f**k up but if not that is a very shady thing to do.

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    BOTW., now there's a blast from the past... yeah looks like they've marked the old lifetime links as 'free listings' in the back end.
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    I messaged them and they said it was a bug in the new system...
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    Quote Originally Posted by baldidiot View Post
    I messaged them and they said it was a bug in the new system...
    I was about to say!

    I have seen their email spam RECENTLY still selling directory listings. Would have been a ballsy cash grab if they sold links right up to the end then nuked them all when changing sites!

    Would ruin their reputation and ability to sell links to suckers :P

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    I remember that a few years ago I paid for a few strong links in BOTW. It was considered a great source for quality links and not just a spammy directory. It's a pity to read this.

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    Thanks for the heads up and warning. Will now need to check things on our side. Thanks

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    also annual subscription has been nuked too

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    I contacted them and they said that they are slowly moving everything over to the new platform, who know knows it might not be as drastic as it initially appeared. I have a few old listings on botw.org.uk and they are still there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrchips View Post
    slowly moving everything over to the new platform
    Doesn't fill you with confidence for buying any future links does it. For a directory of links that has been around since 1994 you would think if they were launching a new site they would check the links, the most important aspect, work before they switch.

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    i got the same message and now they are up again

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    Quote Originally Posted by PROFRBcom View Post
    I have seen their email spam RECENTLY still selling directory listings. Would have been a ballsy cash grab if they sold links right up to the end then nuked them all when changing sites!
    Yeah that did cross my mind as well!
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    I never paid them a cent, probably because they were a wannabe Yahoo in '98 operating a decade too late. Is wotw.org available?

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