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#1 BoardAdmin

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Posted 28 October 2015 - 10:06 PM

I know that there have been many of you that have been asking this question pretty much the whole 2015 year. I have literally only popped in on a few occasions and addressed a few posts and barely even responding to my PMs. Many of you even feel like I have given up on this forum but that is far from the truth. I don’t know if it has ever been explained from me personally so that members could understand and relate to what was preventing me from being the same old BA that they remembered and had grown to love……..

Sure, we have given several updates on what has been going on over the last year and what I have been dealing with and Nostrum has been great at giving the members the latest info but what has been missing is my presence here and everything that the members look forward to when I come here and talk about what is coming next. A lot of people have been wondering why I haven't been posting and it wasn't until one of our marketing reps came back to me last week and told me he was talking to some guys at his gym about PHF and they knew exactly who I was and how much they used to love coming to this forum and seeing my posts and how I would bring the hammer down and talk about all the innovative products I was working on and that made me feel bad that I have spent so much time away from this forum.

I feel like it is time that I come and tell my members exactly what I have been struggling with and start bringing some life and hope back to this forum. I worked too damn hard on building this forum and my reputation here and of any business that I have been involved with to just let it all get taken away without a fight. The very fact that I am willing to fight back and still come up with many new and exciting products despite what roadblocks get put in our way is the reason why so many of you come to this board and respect what I have to say, so I am here today to explain what I have been doing and why I haven't been as active in 2015. It wasn't just the products that were lost with the bill passing at the end of 2014, or the troubles we had due to staff or merchant processing companies or even the loss of my sister that really prevented me from coming back to the forum.

The thing that I pride myself on the most is being able to bring out innovative new products and sure the bill getting passed had its impact on new product development but it sure the hell didn't stop my plans and it wouldn’t have even slowed me down. I was used to being able to add new products regularly but the sudden loss of available funds due to discontinuing so many of our top selling products, the new retail store opening right after the ban (which also took most of my available time), our merchant account was closed because dietary supplements were now being classified as high risk and then the new high risk merchant processor
held funds nearly the whole month of august (pending cite inspection of our warehouse) …….these where the real reasons I couldn’t come out with new products like I had planned and promised. The other issues we faced this year …..issues with staff or changes in warehouse operations ….these all required even more of my time to be sure that every issue was corrected and assure there wouldn’t be the same issues ever again. We have had to put many new product additions and most of our expansion plans on hold because there were just too many things that needed hands on attention at my warehouse locations and I had to step in and correct many of them hands on which also was putting more and more of my plans on hold.

More recently we have finally gotten to a point to where we were ready to introduce Trestonon-250 and even better the whole New Platinum Series and we had just gotten started designing the new box and label series when I got an email from our supplier in response to our newest trestolone re-order.  Now we are getting hit with the news that they are relocating their chemical lab and no new orders will be able to ship for 2-3 months. In case any of you were wondering why we added Trestonon-250 to the Pure Oils website but never even announced it on the forums or in our broadcast email, well this is the reason why. We sold so much of the trestolone decanoate when we put it back in stock that we only had enough raws left to make about 300 bottles of Trestonon-250 but we put in the new order for trestolone decanoate and acetate in enough time only to receive the news that all orders would be delayed. Before we could even announce Trestonon-250 for sale we sold out of all 300 bottles in a little over a week and we now have a considerable delay before we can get more raw materials.

Our source gave us a projection of 2-3 months before they would be able to resume operations and complete our order. The sudden change in the status of their lab operations have put a hold on our plans to release many new blends that were a part of the new Platinum Series and we will most likely be out of stock of all Trestolone Esters (when we run out of the remaining stock of Trestolone Phenylpropionate and the Phenyl-Ace) for the next few months while our supplier relocates their chemical lab.

I know in the news there recently have been several large scale accidents and explosions associated with chemical labs in China and several thousand people died causing a lot of contraversy. We do not know for certain if this is the reason for the abrupt closure and we were not given many details other than that they are relocating (if possible). The area officials where they were located gave them an order to close their facility a few weeks ago and told that there were environmental hazard restrictions now in place but we have been assured that they will reopen and resume taking orders but unfortunately we didn't receive notice in time to order at least a few more KG of the Trestolone esters to hold us over until they can start production again.

I have already locked in a quote from another supplier that we have been with for years so we will have more news about the status of the Platinum Series and even though we will have a little bit of a wait on the restock for Trestonon-250, I would be interested in what feedback we see from the lucky 300 and again I wanted to come here and let all the members know that I will be around the forum a lot more in the months to come. I still have a lot on my plate with the day to day operations at the warehouses and retail store which I am now visiting daily to be sure that everything is operating up to my standards.


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Posted 28 October 2015 - 10:30 PM

Hang in there man. You make a lot of people happy.
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Posted 28 October 2015 - 11:55 PM

I think more than anything we simply appreciate seeing you around and getting the info straight from the boss' mouth. Nos is great but it's good to see our main man BA in here. 


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:47 AM

Glad to see ya...you and your family are in my prayers.

I will NEVER forget the kindness and support you showed me my friend. More than being a responsible and great business man....you're a great man
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Posted 29 October 2015 - 03:05 AM

BA you will always be respected, and a hero to all us loyal phf'ers. And to any new people that have just been around lately when stuff has been tough, holy shit you have no idea how incredible BA is at running a business, and what top of the line customer service really means.

BA would literally give the shirt off his own back to make sure every order is fulfilled and then some, no matter how hard shit hits him.
It's definitely the best when our leader jumps on the forums, even if it's for some rough news, brings the moral up like crazy. Nos is still holding shit down like a boss, and reps like Zoo, Spiny, Frank, all of them help keep the community going. But god knows we love the BA sightings.

And i'm sure the china bros are just adapting to the new bs they got hit with over there, just like we have had too. I'm just glad to hear they are willing.
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Posted 29 October 2015 - 07:42 AM

BA,

 

Love reading those words and seeing you on the come back. As I said before, pain slows down time and makes everything murky. Once the mud starts to settle it becomes easier to see again.

 

BTW,

And I am sure you know this, but Nostrum has bent over backwards keeping shit together here. We are very fortunate he has the fortitude to deal with just about anything.


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 09:08 AM

Welcome back BA.

I agree with Frank, the patience Nos has shown is deserving of a raise, or at the very least some good noodz!
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Posted 29 October 2015 - 09:53 AM

Looking forward to seeing drunk Irishman posts again in the near future!

Thanks for the great update!
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Posted 29 October 2015 - 11:39 AM

But god knows we love the BA sightings.

 

For real man, exactly what I was thinking.  BA = unicorn.

 

Like everyone else, glad to hear from you boss.  I'll keep my post short but let me just say I absolutely love your ambition, drive, and ruthless dedication to keep us going.  Such an inspiration.  Your loyalty to us and this game is just the best, simply bar none.

 

Can't wait to see what you have in store for us in the future.  You will always have my unconditional support for any and all endeavors.  This is the only community I frequent.  The others that I visit on occasion are only to seek out more data and feedback.  PHF is my go-to, #1 community.  It is really like a second-home for me.  So many good bros on here.

 

Shout to all the reps as well, for keeping it on lock when times got frustrating and we wanted/needed answers.  Really just goes to show the quality and honesty of their persona.

 

PHF.  BA.  Grade A.  A-1.


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 12:04 PM

welcome back BA


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 05:41 PM

welcome back BA

 

Well said.

 

weclome back


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 06:02 PM

Who?

 

 

 

 

 

(I keed.  Glad to see you back.)


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 07:06 PM

So does this mean MENT will be returning?. 


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 07:22 PM

Great stuff BA!

And yep a massive applause to the reps over these trying time. Legends they have become.

Nos on the other hand, well what can I say..................I say he's Batman!
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Posted 29 October 2015 - 07:33 PM

Glad to see you back and thank you for pushing through. I'm sure at times you have wondered whether or not it's worth all the trouble but we sure do appreciate it
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Posted 29 October 2015 - 08:36 PM

BA stands for badass


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Posted 29 October 2015 - 08:54 PM

Glad to see you back and thank you for pushing through. I'm sure at times you have wondered whether or not it's worth all the trouble but we sure do appreciate it

Well said.

BA stands for badass

No doubt!



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Posted 29 October 2015 - 10:38 PM

I really like this forum...a lot! It's one of the only forums where I really feel safe chatting. On Anabolic Minds I recently got threatened with a lawsuit because I posted a link from another company talking about specific brands, quality, etc. Anyway I have deactivated my account over there because it's just not something I want to be a part of. I hope this forum really picks up. There's no reason for it to die and it won't. We have a lot of honest and helpful members and mods and I think if we all stick together we can pull through and make this forum even better than it was before.
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Posted 30 October 2015 - 01:18 AM

If you BA it they will come. 



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Posted 30 October 2015 - 07:54 AM

Great stuff BA!

And yep a massive applause to the reps over these trying time. Legends they have become.

Nos on the other hand, well what can I say..................I say he's Batman!

Nope.
I'm batman
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Posted 31 October 2015 - 08:04 AM

Absolutely welcome back. I can only speak for myself but I always assumed you were busy as all get out and would have been here if the time/world allowed. Glad things are, relatively speaking, calming down. Also nice to see there is a business owner out there that understands that fixing things vs applying band aids is the correct way to operate. Wish there was some of that where I worked.






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