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Old 03-03-2010, 01:25 PM   #11
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CF Obsession, operated by Brendan Gilliam, is still an affiliate in good standing. There are some issues with their "business partners" that are being worked; official clarification will be out shortly.
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Old 03-03-2010, 01:33 PM   #12
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Still in good standing yet removed from the affiliate page roster ?
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Old 03-03-2010, 02:11 PM   #13
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I smell some backstabbery. I'm getting out my popcorn. My guess is that the "business partners" have the building, the website, and the clients while Brendan has the HQ backing, the name "Crossfit Obsession", and possibly the equipment.
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Old 03-03-2010, 04:07 PM   #14
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I smell some backstabbery. I'm getting out my popcorn. My guess is that the "business partners" have the building, the website, and the clients while Brendan has the HQ backing, the name "Crossfit Obsession", and possibly the equipment.
Sounds like you've hit the nail on the head.
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Old 03-03-2010, 07:40 PM   #15
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Wow I was getting my popcorn and beer out for the next of the great meltdowns, but this one turns out to be a fizzle
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Old 03-03-2010, 08:09 PM   #16
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I'm bummed. I was hoping for another extreme showcase of class and ethics. Kind of a "what not to do" by CFHQ.
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Old 03-03-2010, 08:31 PM   #17
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Do not give up hope. Someone will leak something good.
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Old 03-04-2010, 02:03 AM   #18
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Look at the Affiliate Blog for yesterday (3 March).

Tattoed man in beanie and big breasted blonde attention seeker say they are only in it for the love.

How sweet.
How tedious.
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Old 03-04-2010, 04:30 AM   #19
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Do not give up hope. Someone will leak something good.
Well, this is mildly interesting:
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And now for my favorite trick, "THE AMAZING VANISHING POST!"

...Cuz when they control the information ohhh they can bend it all they want...

Of the 15 people who are actually from our gym that have posted comments it's really a testament to HQ's integrity that the only one not removed was a member who came in for the first time in 3 months last week and agrees with you so he can get B & Al in his box. 6 rds of burpees & mixed grip pull-ups; what else can you do when all your equipment was ganked 4 days ago?
All memberships and pre-paid private training sessions have been canceled/refunded (for approx 450 members) at a significant financial loss to the real owners (if you define "owner" as the people who pay for things and not the name on a piece of paper). Unless they paid for their privates to B & Al directly- best of luck recouping that.
Comment #22 - Posted by: John- CFO the gym with, not the name on a piece of paper at March 4, 2010 4:03 AM
Won't stay up long.

EDIT: And it's already gone.
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Old 03-04-2010, 05:06 AM   #20
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And a few more that won't be up long:
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Despite whatever quarrels that occured between HQ and the Owners, everyone single CF Obsession member was stabbed in the back by HQ. There was no "rescue" or heroic action taken by the HQ parties involved. They took the equipment in the middle of the night without any regard to the members of the gym. There are still many that are at a loss of up to $1500 each for private training that was paid directly to the trainers which has yet to be returned. I will never ever again be associated with Corruptfit.
Comment #23 - Posted by: THETRUTH at March 4, 2010 4:47 AM

CorrupFit is correct. We back Luke Hillier 100%. I, along with my counterparts want no afilliation or association with HQ or Brendan Gilliam and Allison Bishop and hope that they are duly charged with theft.

Thank you Luke Hillier. We support you and look forward to our new gym. In the midst of all this slander, remember you have many supporting you and we are glad that our year and a bit spell with HQ, Gilliam and fat Bishop is over.
Comment #24 - Posted by: Ryan at March 4, 2010 4:57 AM
I reckon stuff like this will pop up regularly for a little while. Nothing too juicy. I suspect we won't hear much of the juicy stuff because the Core Fitness people are too wise to discuss pending legal actions openly - that's my speculation. And I suppose I won't be able to post on Crossfit ever now.
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