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Boring Handbags

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by sidaorb, Oct 1, 2018.

  1. sidaorb

    sidaorb Engaging Member

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    As a new member I'm getting really bored with the Springer vs PCP threads that are nothing more than a pop at owners of the other type of gun.

    Only been here a few weeks and lost track of the number of threads that are directly inflammatory and others that have been created as enquiring aboutwhat is best, that may be genuine questions but descend into handbags.

    I know it's a bit of banter and I've seen it in photography forums Canon vs sandle wearers, but does get boring when so many threads go this way.

    Can we just have a pinned Springer vs PCP handbag thread so the fanboys can bitch slap each other there and keep it out of the main forums.

    And before any PCP owners complain that I've listed springer before PCP twice a) the springer came first & b) get over yourselves.

    ps I own and enjoy both.
     
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    a lot of the time its banter, just for fun and not serious
     
  3. Jukebox

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

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    Some people like to drive a mk2 escort and some like to drive a Nissan GTR.

    Don't matter which one you like as long as you enjoy doing so, do it safely, and promote what we do in a positive light.


    My opinion of course ;)
     
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  4. Shoto1

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    I wouldn’t be overly concerned; as already mentioned, it’s mostly banter by members who know each other quite well.

    If you stay a member of the forum long enough, most subjects will become repeated in some form or other.
    The vast majority of interactions are highly amusing.

    Welcome to the forum. :up:
     
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    rabbitwrecker Socially Distant...

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    Hate to urinate on your pyrotechnics, but the pfffttt-gun was invented long before the springer... :thumb:
     
  6. Shoto1

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    Get back to your desk - haven’t you got a competition to Judge... honestly :rolleyes:

    :thumb:
     
  7. telephonepete

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    Well if you dont like it dont log on its a bit of fun and i dont mind at all.
     
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    You can make those threads a lot less boring by not reading them....
     
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  9. milek

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    The ability to have a "pop" at the owners is at the very core of this forum and a very important privilege as I see it and the pcp vs springer subject affords one some good material to work with. I am probably one of the most targeted members for being on the receiving end and I hope that continues. It's never that serious that threads get closed and the moderation team do well to recognise this. If anyone is of a very serious disposition I would avoid going to the AGF meets because the banter is relentless yet some brilliant friendships are forged regardless of what choice of gun we have.
     
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    AGF meets sound interesting, where are they listed and do the springer crowd just go around emptying the PCPers recharge tanks ;)
     
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    I'm with sidaorb - springers are best....
     
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    Ahh a bit of banter thats much better. Ow do. regards Pete
     
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    TrickyDicky Life in the slow lane

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    Although there are a lot of such threads, and some are indeed funny and good for a bit of steam letting off, and some just go on and on and on and on :pthere is always the option not to read them ;)....oh and did i mention that springers are for insecure medallion man types that need to bolster their ego.;):facepalm::thumb:
     
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    Don’t think he’s got to do, too much. Some of the trees aren’t shown to to full potential. :laff:
     
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    Dr B Grizzly Airgunner

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    I love these threads. I see it as entirely light hearted and gives a great opportunity for a little banter, which I think we all like and could do with.

    For the record though, I like all types of airguns :D
     
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    I'll have you know that I take the assignment very seriously... :p
     
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    Simple don't like it don't read it:D
     
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