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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on April 8

      Almost a year and no updates. Ed Nash is in hiding.

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      Creator Knockman on March 31

      @TimJ, many thanks for outlining that. So essentially KS Admin should now do something about this, as he cannot complete the contract with the 810 backers, even if he wanted too. Milan deserves better support, he needs an opportunity to see his work produced as it should have been in the first place. And we the backers should see that project deliver. I think KS Admin is now partly to blame/liable and it would be the decent thing to be seen to sort this out. Perhaps a Twitter message or five would shine another light on all this?

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on March 29

      RETURN OUR MONEY ED NASH.

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      Creator Roopotletwolzle on March 13

      @Tcrew: I live in the UK and even with the knowledge I have gained from my mum (she is a lecturer in law) there is little I can do. We just have to wait and see.

      @"Ed Nash": A reply would be nice

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      Creator Tcrew on March 11

      i really find this a tad confusing international laws vary should i go for TN AG or my own countries

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      Creator Tcrew on March 11

      do i do the same thing if im an a Australian backer the procedures the same?

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      Creator Derek Meier on March 10

      The Quicksilver Playing Cards got their rewards from contacting the attorney general https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1017676492/quicksilver-playing-card-deck/comments
      Cant hurt to try http://www.tn.gov/attorneygeneral/cpro/filecomplaint.html

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      Creator Richard on March 10

      Any new information about how things are coming along?

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      Creator Dustin Harley Davidson on March 10

      @Allan He legally can't fulfill the project anymore. His contract with Milan expired. I know Milan is very upset and is doing everything he can, but because of KS and many other factors, it has been a major uphill battle and it is showing that little can be done. Milan wants to make this right, but isn't quite sure how and is extremely upset that his reputation was put in with Ed Nash's. His access to backer info is limited and Ed doesn't respond to anyone and even denied to even show his face to Fox News. Don't get your hopes up for money or your pledge, I'd give us a 5% chance of ever seeing either.

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      Creator Allan Rousselle on March 9

      @Tim - has Milan been in touch with Ed in the last few months? What is Milan's understanding of the state of things?

      I, for one, don't see how Milan can or could "make it right" with the KS community without himself underwriting the funds necessary to fulfill what he could, and I'm sure Ed would never provide him with the detailed information of who pledged for what, even if Milan had the money and the will to do so. Can he sue Ed for breach of contract? Is Milan looking at other means for getting his designs printed through more established playing card publishers?

      Thanks.

      @Ed: So, the longer you take to do anything, the more expensive it'll be to fulfill the project. What are your plans for refunding us? Or, for fulfilling the project?

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      Creator Tim J. Meyer on March 6

      @Knockman - That is how Milan explained it to me, that his contract with Ed was based on a period of time in which Ed could make a print run to fulfill this project. I have spoken with Milan about other ways he could see his product in print and help to fix things between himself and the KS community., without backers putting up more money in advance. (A print on demand service through a 3rd party was my suggestion).

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      Creator DropDeadCriminal on March 3

      Kickstarter takes a portion of the collected funds for a project, correct?
      Does that make them an accessory to fraud?

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on March 2

      REFUND US.

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      Creator Jorge nava Samano on February 22

      Where is my money !!!

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      Creator Knockman on February 19

      @Tim J. Meyer - is that true - the licence/contract to publish has expired? If that is the case, it does put a new dynamic on this. It would mean that he cannot fulfil the obligations, even if he wanted too, and KS Admin would have to provide a better response than just stick their fingers in their ears and mutter "la, la, la."

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      Creator Card Collector on February 18

      I urge anyone who pledged for Kickstarter campaigns that never delivered to complain on Kickstarter. Just go to the bottom of the page, click Support under the Help section, find the project, and then open up a support ticket. The more the better!

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      Creator Tim J. Meyer on February 18

      Not as well researched as it could have been.

      It's my understanding that the contract with Milan is expired. So legally, Nash can't legally produce the deck. Additionally it was stated previously than Nash never even paid Milan.

      Additionally, Nash claimed the cards were with USPC, who stated they have never worked with him.

      They made it sound like Nash wasn't just a con artist. Which he obviously is.

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      Creator Card Collector on February 17

      fox17.com just did a story on this project and I got interviewed! Thanks Eric Alvarez for covering it! Apparently Mr Nash claims that he will be delivering the decks but I'll believe it when I see it. Hopefully now that the world knows about him he will do something to avoid further problems to his business!

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      Creator Damon T. on February 9

      Are you going to deliver decks or a refund? you need to give everyone a date. You not knowing to handle your money is not our problem.

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      Creator Oswin on February 6

      VOLEUR !
      ESCROC !!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Creator Grooveliner on February 5

       A quote from Mr. Ed Nash on April 24, 2013, "If the accusations of "scam" and "fraud" were accurate, you would not be hearing from us at all." It's been over six months since a single word or update on the project. I'd say, that the previous quote has been the only true statement issued by Ed Nash and Altius Management. Well said sir. Well said!

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      Creator Henri Rantanen on February 2

      Follow-up to the previous comment: according to Facebook it seems like it might be so. "Edward Polchlopek" has this "Ed Nash" character listed as his son. So either the name has been changed or he is just using an alias. Of course this does not change anything, but thought I'd mention that... the father must be real proud to read all about his son's "success" in the business world...

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      Creator Henri Rantanen on February 2

      Wonder if "Ed Nash" is actually a real name or not...
      BBB's site had this:
      "Business Management
      Principal: Edward Polchlopek III
      Mr. Ed Nash (Owner)"
      "Ed Nash" is from Nashville, and Nash might come from the place... What does "Principal" in the site (link below) mean? Is "Edward Polchlopek III" connected with BBB or this Altius scam? Just wondering whether whether "Ed Nash" is actually this "Edward Polchlopek III"...? Of course, I might be totally wrong and "E.P. III" is someone who is looking into the scam at BBB?

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      Creator Michael Jones on January 30

      http://www.yelp.com/biz/altius-management-nashville

      Just in case anyone else would like to warn people...

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on January 30

      there is no 'they' this is entirely one man, Ed Nash.

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      Creator Chad on January 29

      If they don't respond to certified mail from the Better Business Bureau, I don't think they'll answer our emails.

      I found this on the BBB of Tennessee website:

      On January 02, 2014, BBB sent certified correspondence to Altius Management to request their cooperation in resolving and eliminating the pattern of complaint; however, BBB's mail was returned as "unclaimed." - See more at: http://www.bbb.org/nashville/business-reviews/online-retailer/altius-management-in-nashville-tn-37077486#sthash.ZGqO2TD6.dpuf

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on January 24

      I've asked for a refund multiple times, he refuses to answer any emails.

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      Creator Adam Green on January 22

      I have posted, commented, emailed, and just short of harassed Nash...The only thing I have yet to try is request a refund from Amazon and my Credit Card Company. Kickstarter won't touch this. If you need proof look up Odin's Ravens Kickstarter...That one truly did take the money and run, but nothing has been done about it legally yet...

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      Creator Henri Rantanen on January 19

      Is it really so easy to get away with a fraud like this? I mean, the guy just collected the money and nobody can do anything about it? I am an overseas backer so I do not really know about the policies for taking any action regarding this. Kickstarter does not seem to have any means to get the money back, and the guy does not really seem to care for his reputation. His Facebook page and his blog has comments about this project as well but he just fails to reply or even acknowledge them. So I guess he just took the money and ran without any shame, indeed.

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      Creator Knockman on January 14

      May I therefore suggest backers send e-mails accordingly using this:
      http://www.altiusmanagement.com/contact.html

      I just have, and I will inform you all when/if I get a reply.

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      Creator Knockman on January 14

      A full refund - that's what I want too. Will it happen? Perhaps - although more pressure needs to be applied to Nash & Altius to achieve that. I for one have had enough of the waiting. New year, new impetus to take action.

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on January 12

      Asylum Playing Cards => NEVER TO BE PRINTED... EVER.

      Thank you for stealing our money Ed Nash.

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      Creator Terence Bowlby on January 12

      Okay. We were told it wouldn't be last year. Now tell us when it is going to be.

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      Creator Adam Green on January 10

      Frankly, I am really tired of wasting my time and energy being angry at Ed Nash. I hate that I gave Nash money and got nothing for it but garbage excuses, but there seems to be nothing that I can do legally. The lets sue/arrest Ed Nash group has gone silent and Ed Nash seems to be ignoring us because he can. Frankly, Nash just give me a refund. I don't want these cards anymore.

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      Creator Card Collector on January 7

      Thought this was run by a management company, more like Altius Mis-Management to me. You should also change it from never being re-printed again to simply Never Being Printed Ever!

      We will get you Mr Nash, justice will be served!

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on January 4

      ED NASH IS A LYING THEIF.

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      Creator Grooveliner on December 29

      Pathetic. Seriously pathetic.

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      Creator Grooveliner on December 29

      Pathetic. Seriously pathetic.

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      Creator Bastian Ochmann on December 23

      i´m more shocked that only a few people react to that situation.....
      i´m a international backer but if i was a US backer....i would had made a visit at Ed Nash new office...thats for sure!

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      Creator Prank Call of Cthulhu on December 16

      It's obvious at this point that Ed Nash stole our money and ran.

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      Creator Adam Green on December 16

      @Michael Jones
      I am just posting the information I have. I never said I believed the information, just sharing with the rest of the class. I haven't seen anything since, so it may have just been a tactic to placate me or an attempt to dissuade others from spamming his blog with complaints and accusations.

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      Creator Don Boyer on December 14

      Check out the comments on this project:
      http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/dodsr/founders-playing-cards/comments

      It is indeed possible to get the Tennessee State Attorney General involved in pursuing a, Internet fraud case against Altius Management/Ed Nash, just as these backers did in New York.

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      Creator Michael Jones on December 13

      Adam, that's the same line of BS he's been shoveling for a year. I'm actually shocked he even bothered to respond. He has had SO MANY opportunities to be honest and open and hasn't even taken one yet. What it is going to take is a concerted effort on all the backers to continue to apply pressure, to post on things like his blog, his Twitter and so on. I am really hoping that the new "tracking" system Kickstarter is doing will in some way force thieves like Ed Nash to fulfill their promises.

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      Creator Knockman on December 12

      Well done Adam, and thanks.

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      Creator Adam Green on December 10

      --Ed Nash Email--
      Ed Nash here. Yes, I removed the comment from the blog, but wanted to respond to you personally. I absolutely understand the frustration, and I am as frustrated as anyone that I have not yet been able to fulfill the project. I know that the promises seem empty -- because you don't know me, nor do most of the backers. I wish there was something more I could say to instill more confidence, but the truth is that the only thing I can do is fulfill the project as promised. It will happen - and I hate that I can't give a definitive date. I've considered, in the meantime, putting together at least a digital package of the elements for the backers---until I have the cards and can ship them with the additional materials. I'd certainly welcome your thoughts and input into this. I'm doing everything I can to speed up the process and get this done-that's all I can do at this point.

      Sincerely,
      Ed

      --My Response--

      I would suggest rather than avoiding the backers, give the backers what they want (communication if not rewards/refunds). Tell us where things are with the project; we deserve that much. Don't just slap up the generic "since there is no information, I am not going to tell you anything." With Kickstarter projects there should always be news until completion. If you aren't giving updates, it comes across that you aren't putting any effort into the project and that you don't respect us for making the project happen. We don't need a hard date (though a time frame would be nice), but you still have to be transparent or the backers will continue to rabble rouse where ever we can. You need to remember that saying have faith is all good and well, but people attend places of worship to remind them why they should have faith. If you are truly attempting to complete the project, then (repeatedly) give people an idea of what is going on, what you are doing to complete the project, and why it is stuck in a lurch. This may take twenty minutes out of your day once or twice a week. I don't believe that is too much to ask for actually.

      Offering a print file may placate some of the angry backers, but it won't placate all of them.

      So, all that is left to say is Deeds, Not Words.

      Respectfully,
      Adam Green

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      Creator Adam Green on December 10

      And comment deleted...

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      Creator Adam Green on December 10

      Just left comments on Mr. Nashes blog @ http://www.ednashonline.com/
      Perhaps leaving messages here will get some attention.

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