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Arguments and flaming

Discussion in 'Get it off your chest' started by Size12, Mar 1, 2012.

  1. Size12

    Size12 Busy Member

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    I know I haven't been here long but have been on many a forum over the years.
    And the amount of threads descending into a slanging match lately is silly, we are all here for the same reason as its a sport we all enjoy.
    Some people don't have the same beliefs or ways of doing things but we all have an opinion and are entitled to it If you don't agree with it fine but please for the good of the forum read what you have written before hitting submit. Sometimes the written word does not convey the real message the poster was trying to convey!
    So before opening up on them both barrels (pun intended) take a step back before approaching keyboard.

    Remember if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all.

    As you were :)
     
  2. Mart61

    Mart61 Pro Poster

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    Well said. I was just thinking the same thing myself!

    :D
     
  3. milek

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    I agree with the sentiment but I have to defend the members for showing extreme reserve and keeping this place relatively polite. One or two spats but nevertheless, generally goodwill to fellow sportsmen. Refreshing change to many of the forums (all sorts) that I frequent.
     
  4. Egg

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    Compared to some places the name-calling/flaming here is tame. Unlike elsewhere this forum doesn't seem to have a cadre of established members that see themselves as being above the law then join up and gang-bang anyone from outside of the clique that makes a post they deem to be worthy of unleashing their keyboard warrior sk1llz.

    Admittedly, there's some threads that have degenerated into flame country but they're rare and they tend to degenerate for a reason.

    All in all this is a nice place to be for all things airgun and I'm far happier being an active member of this community than others I could (but won't) mention.
     
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    :thumb: ... :hug: ... :kiss: well maybe not the last one :D ......................... :coffee:
     
  6. howlin 2.2

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    i agree with egg everywhere has its moments but here at AGF its few and far between most see everyone as equals and treat them as such some forums i have joined and ran have been far worse (hence why i dont use them not gun forums as this is the only one i am a member of)
    i think this place works so well due to the fact the mods and memebers seem to get along and the mods dont over do it and be in your virtual face so to speak they do what they are here to do (very well i might add) and also contribute as the members do i left the forum i modded on as the other mods saw there position as that of power so to speak and treat the place and users like crap unless they where a chosen few (the wannabe ring lickers) i always kept it fair ect and got fed up so left
    i am rather thankful for this forum how its ran how helpful its mods and users are etc
     
  7. Eurosaber

    Eurosaber Keyboard Hero

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    I hate every one of you.















    :D
     
  8. howlin 2.2

    howlin 2.2 Busy Member

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    well your just rude and a big meeny :mao:
     
  9. essex sniper

    essex sniper Banned BANNED

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    i agree with the origanal thread and every one has got there own opinion ...however you are entitled to your opinion so why do they get upset wwhen you give it......if they say stupid things sometimes they got to expect a stupid answer......and some people just do it for the wind up just laughing at people taking it all to hart ......
     
  10. old lad

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    Are you starting...............:boxing: :D
     
  11. howlin 2.2

    howlin 2.2 Busy Member

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    :eek: size12 now you gone and done it :wasntme:
     
  12. stefan

    stefan I am the passenger

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    well thats 5 minutes of my life wasted reading that lot of old twaddle.now get off your :soap: box and flame on
     
  13. old lad

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    5 minutes? Did you have trouble with some of the bigger words then? :)
     
  14. howlin 2.2

    howlin 2.2 Busy Member

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    this isnt going to turn into one of those threads that the op was mentioning is it :D
     
  15. old lad

    old lad Busy Member

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    Nah. :)

    Just jerking his lariat. :D
     
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    weihrauch hw Junior Member

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    Whats good about this forum is you can voice your opinion, then others will disagree, and that is fine, people can disagree, and tel them they don't agree, but when someone doesn't agree with what you are saying, don't take it to seriously, and have a go at them! Just debate, be polite, and don't act like 5 year olds and start calling each other names, that does pee me off!
     
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    stefan I am the passenger

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    That's the way to do it. :thumb: :D
     
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    Queens bury rules sir! :-D
     

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