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Just got to say it!

Discussion in 'General chit chat' started by Gollum, May 22, 2015.

  1. Gollum

    Gollum Donator

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    Been avidly tolling through many of the airgun forums and can say that not all are alike. In fact one in particular I find very clicky and not at all nice to new people. Some are ok and a couple are very good, and then there is this one. Simply the best, for the most knowledgable, helpful, generous and patient (cos us newbies ask lots of daft questions) people on any of the airggun forums. Well done everyone for making this such a pleasant place to visit. I love it :D
     
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    Agrees with what he ^ said:)
     
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    Its not the hunting life is it???
     
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    And some of us aren't that far away either ;)
     
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    Did the clicky forum start with B and end in A and only have three letters!!!! I Wonder!!!!!!!
     
  6. Gollum

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    I was looking at a forum where a new members first post was for help doing something on his cheap rifle. The replies were not very tolerant and the newbies 2nd post was to say the forum was not a nice place and he was leaving. The established members then went on to gloat about his leaving and calling him a knob. Not the best way to attract people.

    Now just saw this on this forum same circumstances but replies are, well airgun forum.

    http://www.airgunforum.co.uk/forums/showthread.php/196720-Repairs
     
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  7. SteveO

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    There are no daft questions - just daft answers! ;)
     
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    This is the best, so elbow the rest.
     
  9. doodsy

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    Yeh this is a good forum with some fine knowledgeable and generous members
    I have been knocking about for a couple of years now :up:
     
  10. David M

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    I was reading an airgun magazine in the week where they have a resident hard man type columnist that does nothing but run down internet airgun forums as being full of idiots.. I have to totally disagree with his views. We all know that you'll get a range of answers from the replies to a problem and you have to read through them all, read between the lines a bit and make an educated guess as to which is best. As you gain experience in the field, you realize that all answers add up to being correct in a roundabout way and find what suits your situation best. I thought I'd built up a lot of knowledge this past 35 years using airguns but I've certainly appreciated others views and findings on this site which I believe have made me a much better hunter......:up:
     
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    From the moment I came on here I have been treated like a equal even with me been greener; than the greenest grass ever seen through a green lens filter, to shooting. It's a great place.
     
  12. scanner

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    have to agree all my posts as a newbie have been answered in a friendly and informative way and i try to take it on board and improve so i'll be sticking around
     
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    I've never seen the point in taking the p**s out of newbees, wether it be for lack of knowledge, or they haven't got the latest ££££ rifle,

    we all had to start somewhere:)
     
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    you will never find a better forum than this one,this forum has helped my out no end,i don't have as much knowledge as some of the members,but do like to do my bit where I can.
     
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    I have to agree Andy, I've been a member of many forums over the years but this is the only one I now frequent, for every conceivable problem encountered there is usually someone on here who can advise or at least point you in the right direction.

    It's a nice place and community to be part of.
     
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    you cant this place for advice,there will always be someone on here with an answer,(plus the witty ones make me laugh),iv been helped out many times,and the generosity of the members on here is amazing,its just a great place to be and a great forum to be apart of
     
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    That must be the BRA forum , I am on that too . My personal favourite are the red lacy see through ones, yuuuuuummmy ... lol ;)
    Well after my brief look into general chit chat, I am back to General Airgun .
     
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    Oh and not gay , just in case you think I am being too friendly .. lol
    no need to press the like or thanks button , really I don't know why I bother .. :)
     
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    I like it here everyone seems to help everyone just like it should be. And no one laughed at my woodwork skills on my squirrel feeder:D
     
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    totally agree mate. you don't need to spend tons to have fun - just look at matty's springers (hatsan mod 55s, 85xth and smk 208th).
    we were all newbies at one time, and most of us realise and appreciate this. as long as everyone starts their shooting career safely and with respect for the rifle/pistol and their surroundings, then they will be fine.
    what i do like to see is when newbies get stuck in and join in with the banter, soon after the obligatory questions asking for advice.
     

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