“We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy. I think it is really a mental illness. The race card is a childish “argument” played when you have nothing to support your views/biases, but it works because it touches a cord with the certain low information voters. Perhaps, they’d been told it is righteous to call people of opposite views vile names. Even if you’ve never thought of being a marketer previously, you can find out “the advertisement biz” faster than perhaps any other technique of digital advertising and marketing that’s around. Casey Forbes is the biggest flub in knitting history because he had the biggest, prettiest, most perfectly stitched sweater ever, comforting everyone, inspiring many. – STAND UP STRAIGHT In 2012, Ravelry co-founder Cassidy (formerly Casey) Forbes wrote this post detailing where their revenue comes from and, in this recent Twitter post, she updated that same info using numbers from 2018. Exchange their messages: The pushback was fiercely critical. First of all, where do you have statistic evidence that Ravelry has taken a nose dive after Cassidy’s announcement? Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. It seems so. Did reality hit them? They’ve damaged their company. Jordon Peterson says roughly paraphrased- that the key to the prevention of the horrors of the 20th century is the reconstruction of the soul at the level of each individual. Another YouTube video alleges that an eleven-year-old atheist knitter group on Ravelry includes “vicious” anti-Christian material. He keeps the data and has in some cases reinstated designer’s pages without their knowledge after they deleted their accounts. It’s horrifying what’s happening, and how the hateful woke are fomenting a cultural revolution a la Mao. Free. Does anyone even care? I logged in to Ravelry on 6/23 because I was trying to look at some knitting. Ravelry Casey Forbes. Laut Gründer Casey Forbes könnte Ravelry bei weit über 180 Millionen Pageviews im Monat viel mehr abkassieren. Therefore they persist…. No one will DARE criticize you.”. I read this article, this morning. Unionpedia ist ein Konzept Karte oder semantische Netzwerk organisiert wie ein Lexikon oder Wörterbuch. I tried to stick up for ( will get the name wrong ) sockalicious and got called all manner of stuff, white, virtual signalling, goodness knows what else, wasn’t aware that it was a sin to be white, and actually no one actually knew my skin colour anyway….. Hard and fast. It is literally impossible to think Trump is a white supremacist it is only possible to say that as a blatant lie OR out of a mental inability to see reality. https://www.worthofweb.com/website-value/ravelry.com/. Er bat woman, or bat thing… or whatever – needlework is now dead to me. Decimals are important. He didn’t vote in the US because he is Canadian. For those who value free speech and an open dialogue but depend on the online community for sales to feed their families, they’ve got a tough road. They went, “SPLAT!” against the concrete bottom. I think I am getting mad again, but it’s for all the wrong reasons…and really, not worth my time. I feel bad for the guy, I really do. Please, no. But their mental illness prevents them from realizing that they are useful idiots used by the dark forces of fascist leaning politicians but rather that they see themselves as normal and everyone else out of step. This! These same a** holes converted my beautiful first wife into a leftist in the mid sixties while she attended SF State University. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. She told me a few years back how big the Ravelry world was online and it is massive. In attempting to understand this bizarre story, I read hundreds of internet posts, and watched many YouTube videos, by those who support, and who reject, Forbes’ new policy. It is also pretty clear that Casey looked in a mirror and saw the face of a white man and hated himself, so he had to reinvent himself into that which he saw as ‘special’. I can get by without them. Ravelry is a social network for specifically for the fiber arts knitting, weaving, crocheting and more. “At the time of Ulysses S. Grant’s election to the presidency, white supremacists were conducting a reign of terror throughout the South. I’m a capitalist. Seems straightforward? And the woman said, the serpent beguiled me…. Casey and Jessica Forbes Tags knitting, crafts, donald trump, forbes, weaving, women, politics Additional References Wikipedia About. In 2019, the site received national attention for banning support of United States President Donald Trump. https://stream.org/the-dangers-of-woke-supremacy, https://www.trackalytics.com/website/ravelry.com/, https://www.worthofweb.com/website-value/ravelry.com/. Its easy for my ‘privileged self’ (although I did grow up below the poverty line) to become discouraged and overwhelmed by their hideous rancor. How the site came about and what its “owners” did in their twisted minds is covered brilliantly in — Inside the Twisted Ravelry Controversy |. I am glad you have words when I can’t even wrap my brain around this bit if news. Is bummer. Ravelry was founded in 2007 by Jessica and Casey Forbes in a “tiny apartment in Boston,” a post on the site’s Instagram states. – PET A CAT Well, here’s the news.”. Their idea was to create a web presence for all fiber artists. Ravelry wurde 2007 von dem amerikanischen Ehepaar Casey und Jessica Forbes als kostenloses Netzwerk für Stricker, Häkler und andere Handarbeiter gegründet. So, this couple may have thought their company was too big to fail. It stared with the diversity in knitting discussion which wasn’t a discussion, really, as edited as it was, then they moved onto support for the current administration, and then, Ta—DAA ! Further, Forbes equated support for Trump with white supremacy. Casey Forbes Ravelry. Es gibt eine kurze Definition jedes Konzept und seine Beziehungen. I have crept back into rav as having patterns on there was easier than on iBooks, jdlite or whatever it’s called. It wasn’t enough he created the first knitting community, but he also killed it! Friends, I'm trans. Along with deleting my account I felt obliged to contact friends and family that I had encouraged to join ravelry and let them know what was going on. I’d say they took a pretty good hit. On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Casey Forbes, Ravelry’s developer, owner, and administrator, released a statement forbidding users to post in support of Donald Trump. A project album, yarn stash album/inventory, needle inventory — … Inside of 10 years Ravelry has turned the knitting industry on… Read Article → Search. The biggest knitting community in the history of the world just belly flopped into a swimming pool devoid of water. Ravelry, which was founded in 2007 by married couple Jessica and Casey Forbes, has more than 8 million members. Now I’ve got to put the surviving parts back together with tweezers and other ‘shabby equipment, always deteriorating’.”. I just checked. Appreciate your writing very much! In the 1868 presidential election, Republican Ulysses S. Grant won the office with the slogan, “Let Us Have Peace.” Republicans also won a majority in Congress. Chico, Ca 95926, "And the state of our nation is... greatness or…, At Rushmore: "Only America... No other place", The Little Beetle That Could: AD Readers Remember…, What I Saw: Notes Made on September 11, 2001 from…, America's Anchorman Interviews President Trump, Boomer Anthems: "Jump" with bonus interview of David…, Long Read of the Week: Why Speculate by Michael Crichton, Not Tired of Winning Yet: The Two Year Reference List, Boomer Anthems: C.W. Seems straightforward? I feel bad for Casey Forbes, I really do. Ravelry is a free social networking service and website that beta-launched in May 2007. In terms of “oozing smug, oily, self-satisfied superiority,” it’s hard to beat that photo of the 6 latter-day Madame Defarges congratulating themselves on their new pussy hats. I don’t care about anyone’s orientation, religious/non-religious beliefs, childbearing status, bank balance….. Well, here’s the news.”, The Day We Killed John Lennon (Born 9 October 1940 – Assassinated 8 December 1980). She did literally nothing to those people. If true, then he thinks too highly of himself and he’s a jerk to inflame the fiber art community. Now, we have the latest announcement. I have been knitting for sixty two or three years and I know crap when I see it. McCall – Convoy “Callin’ all trucks This here’s the Duck We about to go a huntin’ bear”, Previous post: “Oh, you wanna hear the news? For commenting about the actual money Casey posted publicly, for commenting that volunteers are not paid. 10 . There will be a lot of precious bodily fluids spilled one of these days, and certain members of the gene pool will no longer be able to continue wasting our oxygen. You can ask the people at Lovecrafts. Change ). Second, stop with the SJW I have more virtues than you because I’m on the “right” side of history right now………just wait until you get eaten by him too! Ravelry Casey Forbes As we’ll see later, the No. Da diese Personengruppen bekanntlich gerne unter sich sind und viel zu erzählen haben ;), wuchs Ravelry rasant an und etablierte sich auch außerhalb Nordamerikas. And the lie of Authority No need to be so mean. Ravelry’s advertising guidelines boast 7 million users in “nearly every country in the world” reaching 5 to 6 million daily page views. It’s there to push a harmful agenda. I’m sorry, but Casey Forbes knows nothing about inclusion if he only allows content that supports his viewpoint. I asked for technical help on Lovecrafts, and within the day someone got back to me and actually helped me. Then he dropped a stitch and the whole front came unraveling. Cassidy came after her when she said sales were down on Ravelry due to the accessibility issues with the site, and Cassidy called her out and basically called her a liar. He is and always will be a HE thanks to that pesky DNA. @vivianlouise I don’t know if you can import files from a deleted account. On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Casey Forbes, Ravelry's developer, owner, and administrator, released a … I couldn’t do it without your support. Ravelry, a community site ... Ravelry was founded in 2007 by Jessica and Casey Forbes in a “tiny apartment in Boston,” a post on the site’s Instagram states. Either way, big flop. Users can share ideas, work, materials or pieces that can be purchased through the site's marketplace. – BE PRECISE IN SPEECH If I could tell Casey Forbes and his wife anything? I just want to listen to opera, knit, hang out with my poodles and enjoy the beauty of life, laughing is good too. In all seriousness, a culture this stupid cannot survive. No, their stomach acid overwhelms what used to be their brains. https://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/ravelry.com. R has lost over half of their traffic in the last few months and it is declining very, very fast. Ravelry is a community site, an organizational tool, and a yarn & pattern database for knitters and crocheters. Die drei Bereiche von Ravelry. Co-founder of Ravelry.com. You should read up on Stalin. Ravelry Founders Jessica & Casey Forbes Back in 2005 Jessica was very much involved in the knitting blogging community and was feeling very frustrated with not being able to keep track of the detailed information that bloggers were sharing about their knitting projects. I want us all to succeed….that is, if you at least TRY. There was a boatload of evidence posted on YouTube during the infamous account freeze. "We cannot provide a space that is inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy. It was the only conservative group on ravelry that was really vibrant and popular. And for God’s sake, PLEASE don’t post on social media pictures of you dressed in a frock). He deserves ZERO respect after the way he treated people who had never even said/done anything political on that website. It’s all volunteers, no real people there. I can’t believe that during the current pandemic that anyone REALLY gives two craps about Ravelry’s decision anymore. @Betsy Baird, Ravelry didn’t serve us well at all. I stopped going after a few months. I completely agree with you that many people believe they are disliked because of their marginalized status when the reality is that they are just plain ol’ jerks. One of the Bunker’s active members, Melissa, reported to me that Ravelry co-founder Casey Forbes had replied to right-leaning users asking how … The left hides their hatred with woke abbreviations and identity politics. This week, one of Ravelry’s founders, the husband half of a husband/wife team, came out as transgender. – TELL THE TRUTH And the short answer to the question is more than half comes from the ads you see. People need to be warned. Patron Discount – Christel Seyfarth. It’s a cop out. Consider how quickly doctors and nurses, confronted with Hurricane Katrina, started talking about euthanasia. Cassidy has since deleted her account on Twitter. All you leave behind are the a-holes. “Burn the house down, who ever survives is your core customer base. You are not a close friend or family member. I don’t do twitter so I didn’t think to look there. Ironic points of light The yarn vendors who came out in support of Crazy Casey and hating on Trump are not doing well. 5 . Ravelry is the single greatest thing to happen to yarnies since the invention of the spinning wheel … It is just that awesome." Hey all! He. *I* am a woman, and it’s insulting that he plays pretend at it, without even being able to define what it is to be a woman. Doch der Stil der Werbung und das genau passende Thema stünden im Vordergrund. Ravelry is somewhat like the Amazon of the knitting world, with a side of social media. There is no such thing as the State He just wanted to get rid of us, I guess! Thanks. Go sit by yourself and ask as you demand trans status to avoid the slings and arrows, “Is this really the right thing to do?”. Yet, dotted everywhere, And Casey Forbes knew it. Gerard Van der Leun Books. View Cassidy Forbes’ profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. I just wanted a place to quietly enjoy yarn and knitting. People are fed up with the Orwellian, Stalinist, Sci-Fi-level policies by these pimply-faced geeks of the interwebs. It might also be possible to add your own PDFs to the app. On Sunday, June 23, 2019, Casey Forbes, Ravelry’s developer, owner, and administrator, released a statement forbidding users to post in support of Donald Trump. Of the sensual man-in-the-street It would be responsible for thousands of deaths, and would help to weaken the political power of Southern blacks and Republicans. Lovecrafts has been really good when it comes to customer service. This man probably realized that he was important, fell into some “white knight” mode and decided he was going to save this knitting community….by burning it down. Ravelry has a new look same ol’ attitude. And Casey Forbes knew it. I don’t know where I’d be if I was still trying to operate my business…. “Sit here, next to me and my friends. Ravelry went from over 8 mil, to barely 1.3 mil. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Not that I have ever posted or responded to anything political. Not good!! We must love one another or die. All accounts that have no avatar, no patterns saved, nothing to indicate it’s an actual active account. Thank you for the tip! Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Too scared to use my fake name. Ravelry is a social network for specifically for the fiber arts knitting, weaving, crocheting and more. Stephen Colbert, oozing smug, oily, self-satisfied superiority, unquestioningly accepted and gave national attention to the demonization of all Trump voters as white supremacists. Totally a 180 degree swap of ideology. I’m so sorry politics got involved. I have all ideas Ravelry took a nose dive. Thank you for the insight. For commenting about the trolls Ravelry protects and who spew real threats. All I can say is….wow. – BEFRIEND THOSE WHO WANT THE BEST FOR YOU. The fact that ravelrys professed number did not go down indicates fraud in that number, which should be very interesting to the people ravelry is charging for ad space. My name is Casey - in 2007 my wife Jessica and I started working on a side project called Ravelry.com. His actions emote those of someone with a mental illness, or of someone mocking someone with a mental illness. I used to belong to a knitting group at a local yarn store. Folks that I have gone to festivals with and shared housing with and had virtual knit nights with have blocked me simply because I disagree with Rav’s censorship and labeling. Ravelry’s new policy has drawn support, backlash, criticism, and everything in between. LOL!! I feel so bad for businesses trying to navigate through these rough waters. You are not in her mind. ... Ravelry was founded by husband-and-wife team Casey and Jessica Forbes in 2007. It still hurts that my happy place (Rav) has been turned into a war zone and I can no longer participate. Sounds basic? 22nd May 2018. Our world in stupor lies; Correction, that’s 3.2 million, not 32 million, and that’s assuming they would receive an asking price. Many Northerners, disgusted by Klan violence, lent their support to the Fifteenth Amendment, which gave the vote to black men in every state, and the First Reconstruction Act of 1867, which placed harsher restrictions on the South and closely regulated the formation of their new governments.”, https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/grant-kkk/. Episode 54 – Ravelry Founders Jessica & Casey. ( Log Out /  Someone coming out as trans isn’t about you or trying to become a victim. No matter, it exploded many weak minds of the Brave New World. Maybe that could be something we can build on? I cannot say enough good about their customer service, sale prices, and even their low cost shipping. All I have is a voice And resultant divorce in my case. My biggest problem with raverly is not just Casey/Cassidy and wife, but how the whole damn raverly community reveled in self righteous , tattle tell hatred towards those who simply voted differently. https://www.trackalytics.com/website/ravelry.com/. Mein erster Tipp ist Ravelry. I have no idea if these allegations are true – Ravelry is not accepting new members. Casey Forbes is from New Hampshire, a state that also has a one percent African American population. Rather than fix the stitch, he just covered it with pretty knit flowers, embellishments and distractions…eventually holding only threads in his hands saying, “It was probably the pattern’s fault….”. I’ve always been proud when Cassidy said she would keep Ravelry privately owned so it would remain the site we all love, but that means a lot of work and there have been times when she had clearly had enough of people’s shenanigans. This site rocks the Classic Responsive Skin for Thesis. I deleted my Ravelry account. Users. 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