We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

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We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by Essjay » Sun Feb 14, 2021 7:57 pm

Hi Rob,
We seem to have recently attracted a steady stream of MK1 Tiguan owners coming here for assistance without realising that the forum caters for the 2016 onward MK2 version. Now we have a few members who are previous MK1 owners who have kindly offered help where they could, but most of the time we have to direct them to the other Tiguan forum (mytiguan dot com).

Is it not possible to make it more prominent to prospective members and owners that this is a MK2 forum, as the title of the website and indeed even the title on the blue banner doesn’t make this clear at all.

Steve
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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by lagerorwine » Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:44 am

Good point Steve, I've noticed the same thing.
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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by Rob » Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:13 pm

Hi,
No problem, I’ll add something on the registration form.

Thanks
Rob

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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by Essjay » Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:45 pm

Thanks Rob

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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by JK-VWTiguanR » Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:46 am

Rob wrote:
Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:13 pm
Hi,
No problem, I’ll add something on the registration form.

Thanks
Rob
Hi Rob,

Would it be worthwhile having a verification, I know other sites do the same and it may allow us to make sure its a Mk2 member.

I also see a lot of new member join just to sell there car they have had for a few years which is disappointing they could not find the site before they wanted to sell the car.
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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by Essjay » Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:14 am

Maybe a rule where you must have been a member for X number of months before being allowed to advertise items for sale?

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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by JK-VWTiguanR » Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:34 am

Essjay wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:14 am
Maybe a rule where you must have been a member for X number of months before being allowed to advertise items for sale?

Steve
Good Idea, stops people just using the site to sell their car.
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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by Tricky » Wed Feb 17, 2021 3:38 pm

Proud Mk1 owner been a member on here for years. First to help out with knowledge, then as the mk2 diverged ahead keeping up to date expecting to switch to one eventually. However, just placed an order for an XC40, do you want to kick me off?

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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by mrew42 » Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:14 pm

I think it's more to do with new members asking about the Mk1 presuming that this is the right forum, not actual ownership Tricky
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Re: We’re seeing a lot more MK1 owners?

Post by Essjay » Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:25 pm

mrew42 wrote:
Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:14 pm
I think it's more to do with new members asking about the Mk1 presuming that this is the right forum, not actual ownership Tricky

That correct mrew42, don’t worry Tricky you’ve earned your spurs here mate!😉

Oh! And we won’t hold the idea of an XC40 against you (Good choice!)

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