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Old 03-14-21, 02:18 AM
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I've enjoyed most of my time here but it's come to an end. This site helped me to learn how to ride more and better, but like most other hobby sites there comes a time when members run out of questions and either fade away or stay for social reasons. Or they get encouraged to leave by a moderator and that's what's happened to me. So thanks for the help and the memories.
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Old 03-14-21, 02:32 AM
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Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
I've enjoyed most of my time here but it's come to an end. This site helped me to learn how to ride more and better, but like most other hobby sites there comes a time when members run out of questions and either fade away or stay for social reasons. Or they get encouraged to leave by a moderator and that's what's happened to me. So thanks for the help and the memories.
It's one thing to get bored and leave; it's another thing to be told to leave. I don't know why that happened, but I suspect it was because someone got offended by something you posted. What a load of horse manure. We've always had the right to feel offended but lately it seems the imagined right to not feel offended supercedes everything else. Completely ridiculous.
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Old 03-14-21, 05:32 AM
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I liked your post despite not liking the message. I'd like you to stay and stay mildly offensive. Taking offense is usually just a tool to surpress other views.
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Old 03-14-21, 06:01 AM
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Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
I've enjoyed most of my time here but it's come to an end. This site helped me to learn how to ride more and better, but like most other hobby sites there comes a time when members run out of questions and either fade away or stay for social reasons. Or they get encouraged to leave by a moderator and that's what's happened to me. So thanks for the help and the memories.
...or you could wait until the moderator bans you. It's happened to me on another site...some people are just too easily offended.

P.S. I just noticed we joined around the same time and you're right I've run out of questions
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Old 03-14-21, 06:03 AM
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Originally Posted by no motor? View Post
I've enjoyed most of my time here but it's come to an end. This site helped me to learn how to ride more and better, but like most other hobby sites there comes a time when members run out of questions and either fade away or stay for social reasons. Or they get encouraged to leave by a moderator and that's what's happened to me. So thanks for the help and the memories.
That sucks. Of course, you reach a point where you get bored with asking and answering questions about riding. But, BF members don't retire, they just become foosters. I haven't noticed your being offensive, and don't know the particulars, but it sucks. I hope you or the mod might reconsider.
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Old 03-14-21, 06:41 AM
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But you're like a founding member! You have the pouch!
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Old 03-14-21, 08:20 AM
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"no motor" was NOT asked or told to leave B.F.
OP's choice.
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Old 03-14-21, 04:27 PM
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Although we do not discuss a member's interaction with the moderation team due to privacy issues, I can guarantee that he was NEVER asked to leave.
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Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.
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