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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Captain O, Apr 14, 2016.

  1. Captain O

    Captain O St. Helens, OR Well-Known Member

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    It isn't worth coming here.

    Good luck to all
     
  2. Fordcragar

    Fordcragar Renton, Washington Active Member

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    Sometimes it takes a while to feel like you are going to fit in. I know, as I'm fairly new too. But I know how forums work, as I've been on them for about 15 years. One of the things that I've found though, is that you have to try to fit in too. Good luck!
     
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  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Well.....run your mouth, get the bounce!

    This is too bad, but I see it as a self inflicted wound!
     
  4. Larrytpdx

    Larrytpdx Portland, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Square peg, round hole.
     
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  5. shootnscoot

    shootnscoot Wa Well-Known Member

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  6. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    I will say you have made it....interesting. Maybe lurk around a bit and see how things work before jumping in head first. Just a thought.
     
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  7. Captain O

    Captain O St. Helens, OR Well-Known Member

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    This was my decision. Too many "special snowflakes" for me.
     
  8. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Don't be such a baby.







    :D
     
  9. xlsbob

    xlsbob coos county Platinum Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Why do people feel that they have to announce that they are leaving? Life goes on
     
  10. Goosebrown

    Goosebrown Beaverton Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter 2015 Volunteer

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    You've been a member 7 days and have no feedback. Doesn't seem like much of a try actually.

    If you gave it another week, double your time, then you might get some more out of it.
     
  11. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Bah bye
     
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  12. slimer13

    slimer13 Deer Park Well-Known Member

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    Goodbye cruel world:(
     
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  13. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    WFW
     
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  14. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Get over yourself. NO body gives a crap.
     
  15. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    Ciao!

    And now back to our regular scheduled program... Nothing to see here folks.
     
  16. Velzey

    Velzey Estacada, Oregon Gunsmith Gunsmith Bronze Vendor Bronze Supporter

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  17. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    I for one will not be sad to see you go, Nor am I really sure why you showed up to begin with? I have been a member of this forum for years and honestly you are the first person to show up that has seemed intent on acting like a 3rd grader. Your responses are passive aggressive and antagonizing with apparently no point but to stir people up. You attack people in a childish way and frame most replies as if its a personal attack.

    So, Until you decide to grow up and act like a human being Id just as soon you played in another sandbox.

    We for the most part are grownups who treat each other with respect, show restraint when we disagree and don't personally attack each other. We don't act like spoiled 3year old brats.

    There are plenty of forums full of folks where you will fit right in.
     
  18. albin25

    albin25 Lewiston Idaho Well-Known Member

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    Like that guy that gets into a crowded elevator on the main floor, pushes the buttons for all 30 floors, farts, and then gets off on the second floor.
    Although some evidence of your short visit will linger for a while...you won't be missed.
     
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  19. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    It's a shame. If there is such a thing, the vast majority of members at Northwestfirearms.com would be the "Upper crust" of the fire arms community! But I guess if you like a regular game of "Poke the bees nest" this really isn't the place for you.

    Good luck at THR.
     
  20. etrain16

    etrain16 Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    So, to summarize:

    New Member arrives: "I know a bunch of you folks like AR's, but I think they suck"

    Members: "Some like them, some are not such big fans"

    New Member: "No, I don't like them, so they suck"

    Thread #2 - New Member: "Here's another beloved gun that sucks"

    Members: "Some like them, some are not such big fans"

    New Member: "No, I don't like them, so they suck"

    Thread #3 - New Member: "Oh, and by the way, here is another beloved gun/cartridge that is my personal favorite - everything else sucks"

    Members: "Again, some like them, some are not such big fans"

    New Member: "Maybe you didn't hear me, if I don't like it personally, it sucks"

    Final Thread - New Member: "You guys are whiny crybabies that don't love my opinion, so I'm taking my ball and going home"

    Members: "Probably about time"


    I am still of the opinion that coming in to any forum should be treated as if you've just stepped into someone's home for the first time. Introduce yourself, get to know people, listen to what they talk about, what they enjoy, start adding your opinions without being snarky or nasty, get in the conversation, become part of the family. It's really pretty easy to do, but clearly some folks would rather just show up and start an argument. Not sure if they expect people to happily embrace their passive-aggressive attitude, but I think most folks should have the common sense to know that's not going to go over well.

    Personally, I can deal with opinions that I don't like, but I expect the same courtesy in return. Instead you insult the members here simply because they didn't agree with your point of view. No idea why you would do that, but it probably is best you move on. Maybe try the AK Files, they're pretty hard core over there.
     
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