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Did anyone else catch the article about timesharing and TUG on Friday night's Nightline on ABC? Featured our very own Brian Rogers, telling the truth about the timeshare industry. Excellent work, Brian! (And boy, you're a lot younger than I thought you were! :))

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ha yea...and I wish I could say the camera added only 20lbs...man...such is the impetus to seriously go back on my diet.

I am 33 though =)
 

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Thanks for posting this. I can't wait to see it. Only 33, really?? Wow, makes me want to read your bio and that of TUG. Bravo!
 

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Excellent story. Great job Brain !!!

Brain please add this video to the ADVICE or the TUG HELP section. This is truly the greatest video on the timeshare industry. This is my opinion only.
 
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I was flipping chanels and caught the whole segment too last night. Nice job Brian.
I found TUG after we got suckered ?? years ago. The price for our timeshare wasn't for as much as some people but it was bad enough. We still had time to recind thanks to tuggers our there informing us of this.
Bought resale for a 10th of the price and in FL. where we really like to go. It's paid for and is a great company that handles our timeshare.
So thanks to all you TUGGERS and for this website that helps those
in need.
 

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GOOD JOB, BRIAN! There was more information in that 4 1/2 minutes than all the timeshare presentations in a year! Thanks. Now to head out to yet another great (resale) timeshare vacation.....

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Good job, Brian. You told it like it is. Hope you captured a big audience.
 

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LLW - Thanks for posting the link.

Brian - great interview. I now have an added bonus of having a face to put to your name when I read your posts.

I don't have to tell you what a fantastic resource TUG is to the timeshare owners and users.

Best regards,

Richard
 

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I saw it last night too. What a great job Brian!!:whoopie:
 

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Thank you all! I enjoyed doing it....its quite ironic that this all came to be after the reporter (vicky) actually came to me for help with her aunts timeshare.

She bought into a worldmark/wyndham resort new...and was having trouble finding a buyer. =)
 

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Brian,
Nice to see what you look like. I met your dad a few years back, you know. You don't sound anything like him...did you go to boarding school or something? :doh:

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thats pretty funny...people say I sound just like him over the phone.

perhaps I was just nervous in the interview. =)
 

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Brian, will this be repeated? I would love to see it.
 

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Thanks for posting the link.
Great to see you firsthand - and great job explaining.
 

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Brian, congratulations! That was an excellent interview and you did a great job!:)

Thank you LLW for the link to the abc site with the full story.

Now Brian, if I had only listened to your advice prior to buying our HGVC! :eek: :D
 

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Fantastic!

Brian, you don't know me...I was a volunteer here before you came onboard full time.

Is there any way to archive this brief video in the TUG FAQ, or somewhere else? It'd be great to direct those purchasing for the first time to the video, or others met while on vacation,etc.

Often, when traveling and trying to help others attending the presentations, they just don't want to believe you about the resale market.

This is on a top-notch station and should get their attention.

Great job on the interview!
 
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Did anyone else catch the article about timesharing and TUG on Friday night's Nightline on ABC? Featured our very own Brian Rogers, telling the truth about the timeshare industry. Excellent work, Brian! (And boy, you're a lot younger than I thought you were! :)) Dave
What's all this 50% stuff he was babbling about. Do you know that there's a financial crisis and the world is dumping their timeshares, 0.5% or 5.0% is more like it!
 
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Brian, that was way cool! It was nice to see you in person--excellent interview.:)
 

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Brian, that interview is priceless! Thanks for a great overview for people to see. I hope it will be preserved here, also, for future education for the uninitiated....and the initiated, too. ;)
 
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