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Old 03-24-2017, 09:16 PM
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Default What's wrong with the admins @ Ivory Keys?

Just wondering who else might have had problems with Mike Bise at Ivory keys? He had asked me to contribute artwork for his blog, and compilation MP3 projects, which I did, then he left IK for a while, and without my permission, passed my work onto another admin, who got upset when I asked to be credited for my work in her posting(s), so she then tore down the post, and now today I discover I've been removed from the group!
Is it me, am I wrong for simply asking for credit for my own artwork?
I contributed a lot to that group, and find this completely unfair.
I've tried reaching out to Mike, and he simply ignores me...now I know why his blog keeps getting reported. Screw enough people, and it comes back to you!
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Old 03-24-2017, 09:37 PM
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Just wondering who else might have had problems with Mike Bise at Ivory keys? He had asked me to contribute artwork for his blog, and compilation MP3 projects, which I did, then he left IK for a while, and without my permission, passed my work onto another admin, who got upset when I asked to be credited for my work in her posting(s), so she then tore down the post, and now today I discover I've been removed from the group!
Is it me, am I wrong for simply asking for credit for my own artwork?
I contributed a lot to that group, and find this completely unfair.
I've tried reaching out to Mike, and he simply ignores me...now I know why his blog keeps getting reported. Screw enough people, and it comes back to you!
Don't get me started on that looney tune! I removed myself from the group and blocked him. Crazy potatoes that one is. I just can't even! Sorry you had that experience. Seems to be a pattern over there and here to be quite honest.
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Old 03-24-2017, 09:48 PM
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Mike Bise strikes me as an unsavory character. In the Facebook group he would ban people for the most ridiculous reasons. He's also obsessed with thinking that every Stevie song is about Joe Walsh and really tries to push the idea.
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Old 03-24-2017, 10:11 PM
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Mike Bise strikes me as an unsavory character. In the Facebook group he would ban people for the most ridiculous reasons. He's also obsessed with thinking that every Stevie song is about Joe Walsh and really tries to push the idea.
Yeah, I wanted to join once but I saw some stories on tumblr about him being kind of a tyrant. He kicks people out for not having the same opinion as him or saying anything that even remotely resembles criticism of Stevie or if he thinks you illegally downloaded anything.
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Old 03-26-2017, 04:10 AM
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I know Mike over 20 years and I share with him many concerts and demos and I never had problems with him.For me is a great person

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Old 03-26-2017, 10:08 PM
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This week, I was randomly booted & blocked from Ivory Keys, & I have no idea why, since I never even really talked in the group, so I definitely never had conflicts in there, & I certainly never reposted or misused any of his files.

I messaged Alicia to ask why, but my message went ignored (as I figured it would). I don't know what's going on in there lately, but it sure seems like a mess.
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Old 03-26-2017, 10:21 PM
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Yikes. I've never been and now I never will go
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Old 03-26-2017, 11:48 PM
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I'm confused.. What is this, a Facebook group? When I go to the old Ivory Keys web address it seems closed (Ivorykeysblogspot.com I think)
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Old 03-27-2017, 01:05 AM
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They also do not allow anything negative or critical about Stevie to be said there, period. Pretty much every article about an upcoming Mac tour, project or the Buck/McVie album has comments disabled. It's quite a looney place indeed. No person is infallible, including Stevie. Fans should be allowed to call out celebs on their B.S. no matter how much we like or respect them.
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Old 10-03-2017, 10:52 PM
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I know Mike over 20 years and I share with him many concerts and demos and I never had problems with him.For me is a great person

Paolo
Hi, Paolo. Do you remember when Debbie Peterson (in Ohio) and I used to trade tapes with you? This would have been about 25 or 30 years ago.

Back then, I bought issues of Mike's fanzine, which I think was called Mirror Mirror. It had good stuff, and the text was very opinionated and mostly literate. I was impressed. One thing I noticed about Mike at the time was that no one was more impressed with Mike than . . . Mike.
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Old 10-04-2017, 12:30 AM
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Hi, Paolo. Do you remember when Debbie Peterson (in Ohio) and I used to trade tapes with you? This would have been about 25 or 30 years ago.

Back then, I bought issues of Mike's fanzine, which I think was called Mirror Mirror. It had good stuff, and the text was very opinionated and mostly literate. I was impressed. One thing I noticed about Mike at the time was that no one was more impressed with Mike than . . . Mike.
Thanks David,

I happy to find a "old friend" from panpals days!!!!I don't like much this thread and I don't like the words against Mike there's no reasons Stevie/Fmac are music for all our hearts....yes in the past I was hangry if there's a show can't trade and I can't accept that not share but all of this I don't like
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I must warn you that all the people you have mentioned by name can read your posts and Mike Bise himself is still a registered member of The Ledge.

Criticism is allowed but slur isn't, so you all can recount your bad experiences with the Facebook group, but choose carefully the words for your future posts.
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Old 10-05-2017, 02:45 AM
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I must warn you that all the people you have mentioned by name can read your posts and Mike Bise himself is still a registered member of The Ledge.

Criticism is allowed but slur isn't, so you all can recount your bad experiences with the Facebook group, but choose carefully the words for your future posts.
This is about me?
I've only reply at David with my opinions nothing else
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Old 10-06-2017, 01:47 AM
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1. I must warn you that all the people you have mentioned by name can read your posts...

2. Criticism is allowed but slur isn't...
That means I'd better start lying.

If I can't slur someone...

And who is this Mike Bise character?
Frankly, he sounds made up.
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Old 03-29-2017, 01:15 PM
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Just wondering who else might have had problems with Mike Bise at Ivory keys? He had asked me to contribute artwork for his blog, and compilation MP3 projects, which I did, then he left IK for a while, and without my permission, passed my work onto another admin, who got upset when I asked to be credited for my work in her posting(s), so she then tore down the post, and now today I discover I've been removed from the group!
Is it me, am I wrong for simply asking for credit for my own artwork?
I contributed a lot to that group, and find this completely unfair.
I've tried reaching out to Mike, and he simply ignores me...now I know why his blog keeps getting reported. Screw enough people, and it comes back to you!
I have no problem with you wanting to be credited for work that you did. Kudos to you. And shame on them.
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