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Another One Bites The Dust

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by TinCan Tony, Jun 1, 2020.

  1. TinCan Tony

    TinCan Tony Can I video that?

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    I notice Kalibrgun - @Kalibrgun - has earned himself a permanent holiday from AGF. Joined in February, out in May.

    Are there people joining this forum just to flog their wares using whatever methods they can? :shrug:

    Why can some people just not follow simple rules? :confused:
     
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  2. mikeyhall1

    mikeyhall1 Amazing Poster

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    Seems that way TC, and the amount of bitchiness that’s accompanying these people is unreal.
     
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    Mark lord Busy Member

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    You know . I had a short conversation with him about hunting . Just a general chat . I do not hunt but have absolutely nothing against it i just target shoot . I hate rats and greys but anyway during this brief type chat he tried to flog me two or three bits of kit . He was pleasant , a little pushy but nice enough . Didnt even realise that was his MO . Couldnt believe it when i saw he was banned , i would hate to get chucked off here .
     
  4. littleJon365

    littleJon365 Democracy unless they disagree

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    seems to be loads of them like that over the last few months. it really bothers me when the only posts are sales adverts, and most of them at almost the same price as new.
     
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  5. EliteClarity

    EliteClarity Official Cockwomble. Has a GIF for every occasion

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    Sadly, despite everyone's best efforts (And the Mods here seem really on top of it) at times the Internet is just a digital Cash Converters with a screen and a keyboard to hide behind while people peddle their broken/stolen wares.

    "When morality comes up against profit, it is seldom that profit loses."
     
  6. Jukebox

    Jukebox Better to burn out...than to fade away.

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    Anyone noticed the increase in members that dont post much about shooting but have massive conspiracy theory opinions on Covid?
    Loads to say on that topic or being argumentative in other general topics...but beggar all on air rifles:confused:
     
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  7. Popgun

    Popgun Donator

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    I am on the ybw.com boating forum & its surprising how many are allowed to stay, they are sh it stirrers & trolls who have no boating input whatever.
     
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  8. cloverleaf

    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    AGF is primarily a community for enthusiasts to discuss their common interest, while the sales section is peripheral and intended to serve those who've joined for said discussion.

    Admin take a dim view of those whose only "contributions" are to the sales section and such members who seek to profit off the free platform we provide while offering nothing in return are likely to receive particular scrutiny. Obviously when they can't even respect the sales rules it's an easy decision to shove them out the door.

    The forum has accrued an unprecedented amount of new members since Covid kicked off, and sadly it seems amongst these have been a few scumbags left with nowhere to sell in the vacuum left by free ads. As always we strive to bin these chancers in an effort to keep the forum safe and pleasant for its members :)
     
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  9. 1260engineer

    1260engineer Precision matters

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    :popcorn: tiz all interesting stuff ... carnt believe anyone on here would want to buy a air rifle tho ... must be poppycock .....
     
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  10. Popgun

    Popgun Donator

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    Bear in mind Freeads has also stopped all shooting related items, to the sellers needed another outlet


    Psssssst
    wana buy a scope :thumb:
     
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  11. 1260engineer

    1260engineer Precision matters

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    are all the sales papers being poked with a shape stick from somewhere above :facepalm:

    sorry did edit :facepalm: thought it dident write it
     
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  12. Tom A

    Tom A Posting Addict

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    I wouldn't be surprised if the mods take a member's contribution to the forum as a whole into account when handing out punishments. Somebody who doesn't have 90% of their posts in the sales section is probably going to get more chances.
     
  13. ZAKDINGEL

    ZAKDINGEL Engaging Member

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    I toally agree that there's some who more than likely used to post on free adds have decided to use this forum as there private sales pages but if your not prepaid to talk to others and offer advise were you can and also learn from the knowledge from other members then this is not the place ---I sometimes think if writing anything not to come across trying to teach your granny to such eggs!!!!!! as there is many of old hands on here but no doubt like my self still learning new tricks and will have forgot as much as many newcomers think they no!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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  14. TORNADOS7

    TORNADOS7 Top Poster

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    Been on here over 10yrs now, not bought anything nore sold anything on the fer sales forum, probably not contributed much to the forum either, well, not much of any use anyway... :D:up:
     
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    Chocki Engaging Member

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    I only joined this year, so a newbie. Out of curiosity, how long has this forum been going, I guess from Tornados7 post over ten years.
     
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  16. Felixlogs

    Felixlogs Keyboard Hero

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    When somebody shows themself to be like that, I find it a good idea to not interact with them. I used to spend a lot of time on a very good treework website but there are too many people on there now who just want to shout people down and be abusive so I now only go on there when I want something, not to contribute.
     
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  17. Jukebox

    Jukebox Better to burn out...than to fade away.

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    Not that long mate @TORNADOS7 just sat on the internet for 4 years waiting for the rest of us to show up and join him :D
     
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  18. TORNADOS7

    TORNADOS7 Top Poster

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    Being the technophobe that I am it took me the first 4yrs to work out how to post !... :laff:
     
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    Tim_B Pro Poster

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    I've bought and sold a bit - but wouldn't consider it if I didn't contribute
     
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    callum taylor Busy Member

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    Yes I’ve noticed he was supposed to be sending me pic of an off-roader he had for sale.
     
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