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Discussion in 'About the Rest of TUG' started by TUGBrian, Oct 19, 2019.

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T-shirt slogan options

  1. Adopt a pre-owned timeshare and save Thousands!

    13 vote(s)
    17.1%
  2. I dont always buy Timeshares, but when I do, I buy resale

    23 vote(s)
    30.3%
  3. I cancelled/rescinded my last retail timeshare purchase!

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  4. Ask me about my $1 Timeshare

    7 vote(s)
    9.2%
  5. Ask me about your $1 Timeshare

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  6. I bought my timeshare for $1, ask me how

    10 vote(s)
    13.2%
  7. yes you should rescind, ask me how

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  8. Why pay retail for a Timeshare when you can buy one for $1 instead?

    4 vote(s)
    5.3%
  9. I am considering a $1 TUG Resale offer for this Timeshare

    3 vote(s)
    3.9%
  10. I only buy $1 Timeshare Resales on TUG

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  11. I Will buy your Timeshare for $1

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  12. I will buy that Timeshare for $1

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  13. Timeshare Users Group taught me how to buy this timeshare for $1

    4 vote(s)
    5.3%
  14. Every Timeshare owner benefits from knowing about TUG!

    16 vote(s)
    21.1%
  15. Ask me how you can save thousands of dollars on your Timeshare purchase

    6 vote(s)
    7.9%
  16. Timeshare Resale owner and proud of it!

    13 vote(s)
    17.1%
  17. Like Timeshare Vacations? Always check TUG for your best deal!

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  18. Join your fellow timeshare owners on TUG

    3 vote(s)
    3.9%
  19. Learn how to use your timeshare on TUG

    3 vote(s)
    3.9%
  20. Enhanced my timeshare experience thru TUG

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  21. Years of wonderful timeshare vacations thanks to Timeshare User Group (TUG)

    3 vote(s)
    3.9%
  22. Timeshare User Group (TUG) member since xxxx

    6 vote(s)
    7.9%
  23. There is no such thing as a new Timeshare (Change my mind)

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  24. Timeshares...it’s only a scam if you pay full price

    1 vote(s)
    1.3%
  25. This timeshare was last seen on TUG for $1

    2 vote(s)
    2.6%
  26. Like Timeshare Vacations? Always check TUG for your best deal!

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
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  1. TUGBrian

    TUGBrian Administrator

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    the following quotes are up for voting to be included on the next TUG tshirt we design and make available for purchase by members to wear and shorten their sales presentation experience!

    please vote in the poll below!
     
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  2. sullwoldholiday

    sullwoldholiday TUG Member

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    I would like to add my 2 cents. Say No Before You Say Yes.
     
  3. gatorray

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    Quote: “Like Timeshare Vacations? Always check TUG for your best deal!”
     
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  4. gatorray

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    One caveat for TUG proponents who participate in TS presentations just for the perqs - it might be counter-productive to prance around your favorite resort with a trash-talking T-shirt and expect staff and other owners to embrace your message. It falls under the category of burning all your bridges, don’t you think? Do you REALLY need those rewards? Isn’t vacation a time to unwind and lay back? Does your blood pressure really deserve the confrontations that would follow? We solved all that by declining any and all offers to “learn about all the new features....etc”. There’s nothing new, believe it. Just new ways to cajole and hassle you. They want your money, not your devotion. Ray a 13 yr owner.
     
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  5. TUGBrian

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    It all depends on what your message is I suppose. I always wear my tshirt (drape it over my chair) at the pool, and completely enjoy talking to owners about resale as the vast majority simply dont know it exists. Ive never encountered one who was not fascinated by the information and grateful someone shared it with them!

    the goal of these shirts however is to not ruin or otherwise add stress/complications to your vacation. Its just another way to spread the word about TUG for free (and I still give out a free membership extension for anyone who takes a photo wearing their shirt on vacation!)
     
  6. presley

    presley TUG Review Crew: Expert TUG Member

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    Looks like I voted with the majority. I was just going to say that the timeshares I owned and liked to stay in weren't exactly available for $1. I did get some great ones for under a couple hundred, but the $1 ones aren't usually appealing to me. So, I kind of bypassed all those choices on the poll.
     
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  7. Grammarhero

    Grammarhero Official TUGBBS Rescission Master TUG Member

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    If “I dont always buy Timeshares, but when I do, I buy resale” wins, I will use a sharpie to mark in “for $1” at the end. :whooopie:
     
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  8. alwysonvac

    alwysonvac Sighting Expert TUG Lifetime Member

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    Just a thought.. what about another set of T-shirt’s that highlight the other benefits of TUG. Especially for those who might have bought retail and it’s too late to rescind.
    • Join your fellow timeshare owners on TUG
    • Learn how to use your timeshare on TUG
    • Enhanced my timeshare experience thru TUG
    • Timeshare User Group (TUG) member since xxxx
    • Years of wonderful timeshare vacations thanks to Timeshare User Group (TUG)
     
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  9. TUGBrian

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    I can certainly add those to the poll!

    note that you can go back and vote again or change your votes with the new items added.
     
  10. dmbrand

    dmbrand Tug Review Crew: Rookie TUG Member

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    Have you considered putting the web address on the upper back side of the shirt instead of the front? The design in front catches people coming, and the web address from behind.
    Funny, I didn’t realize the true web address is tug2net.:) I always type in tugbbs.com.
     
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  11. TheHolleys87

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    I voted for “Every timeshare owner benefits from knowing about TUG!” because I’ve learned so much about using our (developer-bought) timeshares here. TUG is not just about buying, it’s about using, too!
     
  12. bankr63

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    I think quite a few of them sound more like an offer to purchase or sell a timeshare than an invitation to share information. My preference runs to those that don't sound like an offer to buy/sell.
     
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  13. AwayWeGo

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    [triennial - points]
    THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A NEW TIMESHARE !
    ( Change My Mind. )
     
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    I agree with The Holleys - better to keep the T-shirt positive and have people ask what is TUGG :)
     
  15. amycurl

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    I *really* like the "There is no such thing as a new timeshare" one....PERFECT.
     
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    How about
    “Timeshares...it’s only a scam if you pay full price”
    “This timeshare was last seen on TUG for 1 dollar”
     
    Last edited: Oct 28, 2019
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  17. TUGBrian

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    added the new ones suggested to poll
     
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  18. Grammarhero

    Grammarhero Official TUGBBS Rescission Master TUG Member

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    When would polling end? Would like to get the shirt before my next vacay around Christmas time.
     
  19. TUGBrian

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    sadly I think we run into issues both in size (so many words get jumbled) and using the likeness/image of the dos equis guy for the top choice.

    I went ahead and made a quick and easy version of the 2nd choice here to see if its something everyone would like as an option

    OWNERBENEFITSHIRT.jpg
     
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  20. bbodb1

    bbodb1 TUG Review Crew: Veteran TUG Member

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    I know this likely is not possible, but have you seen the new National Park T-Shirts (these ones that list all National Parks and have checkboxes so one could mark the ones they have visited)?
    I was just imagining something like....
    Why buy your timeshare retail?
    Pick a reason (or pick them all)!

    [​IMG]
     
  21. TheHolleys87

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    I like it and would buy it.
     
  22. jacknsara

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    A bit late but maybe for future consideration:

    Timeshare Users Group
    Information From Owners For Owners

    I'm guessing most folks won't remember a URL.
     
  23. TheHolleys87

    TheHolleys87 TUG Member

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    I like that but disagree about the URL - I have trouble remembering it, so I like having it with me!
     
  24. TUGBrian

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    should have a good announcement soon on the availability of the first new shirt option for purchase!
     
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    TheHolleys87 TUG Member

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    Great! If it's the one above, hopefully you can work in the TUG logo somewhere, or at least at some place have "Timeshare Users Group" written out. Since the logo includes the website, maybe put that on the back.
     

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