I never see the Trending Topics thing but I'm offended just seeing the topics posted in this thread! The Curly Gurus thing does get past my adblockers and that's annoying enough.
It's typical of small businesses outgrowing their base, being taken over by people who don't care about the 'little people', etc.
--I'm located in Western PA.
--I found NC in late 2004, CG since 2-2005, started going grey in late 2005.
--My hair is 3B with some 3A, texture-medium/fine, porosity-normal except for the ends which are porous, elasticity-normal.
--My long time favorite products are Suave & VO5 conditioners, LA Looks Sport Gel, oils, honey, vinegar.
--My CG and grey hair progress -- http://www.naturallycurly.com/curlta...-progress.html