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botto: Curmudgeon or bitterman?

Old 03-10-10, 11:13 AM
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botto: Curmudgeon or bitterman?

Tough call.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:17 AM
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I've noticed that there are a lot of threads about Google Maps Cycling Directions today.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:19 AM
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I've noticed that there are a lot of threads about Google Maps Cycling Directions today.
Google maps mean nothing without HR and rpm's.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:20 AM
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Enigmatic. Get over it.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:21 AM
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You left off "voice of reason"
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Old 03-10-10, 11:22 AM
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Neither. Read between the lines of his posts. You will learn a lot. Nobody on here says more with so few words.

This forum would be nothing without botto, pcad and jsharr.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:24 AM
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Old 03-10-10, 11:24 AM
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JT, do you realize this is what he wants you to do? (act hurt and then start a stupid thread about it to further embarrass yourself)

If you ignored him, or just don't overreact to his insults, he'll move on to an easier target.

Don't play into his hands....

Fwiw I don't think he's all that bad, just a little rough around the edges.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:25 AM
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A stand up guy overall!
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He's like Dan Berstein. Intelligent. Mildly arrogant. Sharp as a tac. Generally correct and has an incredible knack for annoying people who do not have a point or who's argument is flawed.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:28 AM
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I disagree. Any thread about a specific member will only call out the apologists and the antagonists, who will bicker endlessly. The thread should be locked and deleted, IMO.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:33 AM
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Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
Enigmatic. Get over it.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:35 AM
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Originally Posted by Jive Turkey View Post
Tough call.
what did he do?

i need to know before i cheer or boo.
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Originally Posted by StupidlyBrave View Post
I disagree. Any thread about a specific member will only call out the apologists and the antagonists, who will bicker endlessly. The thread should be locked and deleted, IMO.
seconded.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:38 AM
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Thirded.

But I happen to know that Botto is a true hero, respected among his peers (of which there are few on BF), kind to little children and admired among the ladies.
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Originally Posted by Creakyknees View Post
Thirded.

But I happen to know that Botto is a true hero, respected among his peers (of which there are few on BF), kind to little children and admired among the ladies.
he's also kind to furry animals
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I am a fan of Botto after seeing his bulldog
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It annoys me when someone wants everyone to behave the same.

If you don't like someone on the Forum, take it up with them off line.
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Botto is just a bot...it's right there in his name. Purpose of said bot is to say "incorrect" and/or tell people to post their thread on a different bikeforums.net subforum. In every one of twenty posts the bot spits out random bike-related stories to appear to be a real person.
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Old 03-10-10, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by jdon View Post
Neither. Read between the lines of his posts. You will learn a lot. Nobody on here says more with so few words.

This forum would be nothing without botto, pcad and jsharr.
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When did bitterman become a word.
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neither.
botto is a simple country boy. some might say a cockeyed optimist, who got caught up in the dirty game of world diplomacy and international intrigue.
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Originally Posted by EventServices View Post
It annoys me when someone wants everyone to behave the same.

If you don't like someone on the Forum, take it up with them off line.
...or yell at them on a pace-line.
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