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Subaru Crew: Official SOA Presence (aka Patti)

bluesubiebluesubie Posts: 3,497
edited March 21 in Subaru
Subaru Crew: Official SOA Presence (aka Patti)


  • kate5000kate5000 Posts: 1,264
    I for one really appreciate such an attention from SOA. I'm sure most of us Subaru fans do.
  • nygregnygreg Posts: 1,936
    Thank you!
  • c_hunterc_hunter Posts: 4,487
  • kenskens Posts: 5,869
    Patti -- you've got your own topic now! Congratulations!

    BTW, all the terms and conditions you stated make perfect sense.

  • fibber2fibber2 Mid Hudson Valley, NYPosts: 3,729
    Patti is now a thread unto herself - a famous board owner! Congratulations!!!

    We hereby agree to the T's & C's.

  • locke2clocke2c Posts: 5,038
    and you'll see 'em every time you read here. :)

    congrats, Patti.

  • p0926p0926 Posts: 4,423
    (ala sports stadium chant)
  • rshollandrsholland Posts: 19,657
    So it sounds as if SOA is behind this, which is great.

    Question: How does this forum relate to other Subie forums here at Edmunds? Do we now post suggestion for future products here? Or do we continue to use the existing forum? What was the motivation for starting this separate forum?

  • subaru_teamsubaru_team Posts: 1,676
    The purpose in this post was to clarify what I'm doing here. In the past, when there was a customer concern outlined, I would explain why I wasn't sharing "the other side" or what the case file said, so I asked that they put this here so it will eliminate future confusion.

    You all are wonderful and I love it here. Thanks for all of the "love"!

  • hypovhypov Posts: 3,068
    Wow! Patti gets her own office...
     virtual office with windows to the world :-)

    A very promising step taken by SoA.
    Thank You Patti... Thank You SoA

  • rshollandrsholland Posts: 19,657
    an official disclaimer, if you will... That makes sense.

    I'm still somewhat confused as to why and when to post here, however. Don't get me wrong Patti, I love to chat with you, but why would I post here, rather than in on of the established forums?

    I can certainly see posting a 'red flag' type of alert. For example: If there is a discussion going on (elsewhere) that Patti should be aware of, then posting a 'FYI' makes a whole lot of sense. In fact, for that reason alone, this forum would be worth it.

  • subaru_teamsubaru_team Posts: 1,676
    Keep posting at the regular places. It's just a way to not have to "type" how cases/situations are responded to when new folks join us. I hope this helps!

  • armac13armac13 Posts: 1,129
    This is great. It is an idea who's time has come at last. SoA has shown wisdom.

  • ffsteveffsteve Posts: 243
    I feel better when Patti is around.
  • paisanpaisan Posts: 21,181
    Hey Patti now that it's Official, do you think this might be news worthy? I don't know of ANY other manufacturer that has direct contact with their user community.

  • subaru_teamsubaru_team Posts: 1,676
    I'm not sure other's would care about what we're doing. Plus, what if it's a bust? Oh the shame!! (j/k)
  • p0926p0926 Posts: 4,423
    On the flip side, now that there's an "official" Subaru presence, Edmunds can go to other manufacturers and encourage them to follow suit. It should be a win-win situation all around. The manufacturer gets a forum to address rumors, customer complaints, as well as getting product feedback; the owner of course benefits from these same things; and Edmunds wins big time as it solidifies it's reputation as the premier go-to auto-related web site!

    -Frank P.
  • hypovhypov Posts: 3,068
    News worthy?... I say it is.
    What if it's a bust? Unlikely it'll be, but hey, that's why PR uses the term "Pilot Program" ;-)

  • dcm61dcm61 Posts: 1,432
    Do you realize what you're getting yourself into? You're just getting in deeper and deeper. You left once but you were sucked back in. There's no escape now. :-)

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