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Old 10-12-22, 06:11 PM
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Less arguing and Bickering Here or What?

It seems to me that the members have been more civil recently. Donít know if rutting season is over or they got worn out never winning, but BF has been a more pleasant. I am enjoying it and hope the goodwill continues. (Toto, we arenít in Kansas any more)
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Old 10-12-22, 06:18 PM
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Old 10-12-22, 06:42 PM
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This don't belong in this category! Please move or remove!!! (Feel better now?)
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Old 10-12-22, 06:47 PM
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Old 10-12-22, 06:48 PM
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Well, I haven't been here so much lately ......
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Old 10-12-22, 06:50 PM
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Old 10-12-22, 07:17 PM
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Because there are no recent threads about "what is better, Wax or spray lube for chain?"

We all know the answer to that one...
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Old 10-12-22, 07:29 PM
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We've been over in A&S arguing whether plain ol' paint is better than protected bike lanes or not & slinging accusations that others that disagree don't actually ride bikes.
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Old 10-12-22, 10:59 PM
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Originally Posted by base2 View Post
We've been over in A&S arguing whether plain ol' paint is better than protected bike lanes or not & slinging accusations that others that disagree don't actually ride bikes.
Whew! Good to hear. Everything is normal. Thanks
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Whew! Good to hear. Everything is normal. Thanks
I dare you to go the A&S section and say you like cameras on bikes.. On second thought, make that a double dare!
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Old 10-13-22, 06:24 AM
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Originally Posted by rsbob View Post
It seems to me that the members have been more civil recently. Donít know if rutting season is over or they got worn out never winning, but BF has been a more pleasant. I am enjoying it and hope the goodwill continues. (Toto, we arenít in Kansas any more)
Can't say that I've noticed niceness breaking out all over.

I'm not looking forward to the end of bike season (for those who believe in such a thing!) and the concomitant uptick in frustration from not cycling as much showing up in BF.
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Old 10-13-22, 06:25 AM
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Now that you mention it, it seems we're long overdue for one of those threads where someone asks us our opinion.... And then proceeds to argue with everyone who responds as to why we're all wrong.
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Old 10-13-22, 06:29 AM
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I belong to a bicycle forum called Rat Rod Bikes dot com, and there is NO arguing, politics, cussing etc allowed. It's SO refreshing. Just a big community of positivity and kindness. I wish BF were like RRB.
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Old 10-13-22, 06:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Reflector Guy View Post
Now that you mention it, it seems we're long overdue for one of those threads where someone asks us our opinion.... And then proceeds to argue with everyone who responds as to why we're all wrong.
Youíre right Ė it has been at least a week. Weíre certainly due for one of those.
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Old 10-13-22, 06:40 AM
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There was a single poster who really was operating a troll thread factory. I think his departure has made the place seem relatively peaceful. Also, I do think differences in preferences are generally getting a bit more respect. People who post "no one needs or should want" and "you're not a real cyclist if you don't" are not enjoying a lot of support from anyone.
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Old 10-13-22, 06:58 AM
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I drop in daily and really see no difference in "attitude"(?) of overall content. The recent self or moderator elimination of a troll or two certainly helped, however trolls in general are always well-fed...and most often buy (brain autopilot) by the same folks.

There's tons of good info here and as a research tool (on actual first-person bike related issues) it's unequalled. Of course, as with any (non-scientific/professional, non-juried) source that offers some good info, one has to wade through a small sea of "noise"...nature of the beast.

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Old 10-13-22, 07:30 AM
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I'm guessing the ignore feature is used more often so that the trolls are starting to realize there are far too few members who can see and respond to their posts.
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Old 10-13-22, 08:16 AM
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Old 10-13-22, 08:26 AM
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I drop in daily and really see no difference in "attitude"(?) of overall content. The recent self or moderator elimination of a troll or two certainly helped, however trolls in general are always well-fed...and most often buy the same folks.
Finally, something to brake the piece. It's "by", not "buy."
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Old 10-13-22, 08:26 AM
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Shouldn't this be posted in the "What's it worth" thread?
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Old 10-13-22, 08:27 AM
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Finally, something to brake the piece. It's "by", not "buy."
I see what you did their.
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Old 10-13-22, 08:31 AM
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Time to bring back the "Hot or Not" thread.
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Time to bring back the "Hot or Not" thread.
In the spirit of cycling, how about "Haute or Not"? (Haute or Naught?)
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Old 10-13-22, 09:30 AM
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Naughty, now it's getting interesting.
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