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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2011, 05:59:07 am »
I'll ask Rick if we can do that for ya!  ::)

Don't worry I'm already talking to him about it.
http://zggtr.org/index.php?topic=361.msg3824#new
I just don't get it. I've seen you complaining about the gun talk a couple of times on this forum. What's the problem? If you don't like gun talk then just stay out of that forum. It's as simple as that I would think.

It's not that I don't like the "gun talk" I love to participate in discussions about guns. and especially gun laws/rights.

It's that it has no place on the main page.
I'd say the same thing if there was a recipe section instead. Although perhaps less passionately.
Why, are you saying I shouldn't be able to politely express my opinion?
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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2011, 06:15:23 am »
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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2011, 06:25:30 am »
Don't worry I'm already talking to him about it.

Yes I know......
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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2011, 07:26:23 am »
Seeing such a low COG number posting regularly here I think is a very clear sign that their is good people on both sides of the fence (as I know that there is) who have simply been caught up in the whirlpool that the falling out created. Very soon the dust will settle and we should all be able to gather around the fire, kick a little dust with our boots, and with a red face stick a hand out in friendly gesture and get back to the business at hand BIKES and FRIENDSHIP....

T-Cro - I know you are a long term member as I am.  I was "peter90A5", but changed on the new forum to reflect the new bike.  I was surprised (to say the least) when I came to the forum looking for answers to questions about the C14, and the Forum was GONE!

Then, I was provided some history from a reliable source.

As you said T-Cro, I prefer for it to be about MOTORCYCLES and NOT politics!  Guns and knives are FINE with me too!

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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2011, 07:31:41 am »
As you said T-Cro, I prefer for it to be about MOTORCYCLES and NOT politics!  Guns and knives are FINE with me too!

Another couple of speed bumps to be navigated with and we will get there.  :grouphug:
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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2011, 07:41:37 am »
Why, are you saying I shouldn't be able to politely express my opinion?

Are you saying we can't disagree with you?  Lots of things in life are out there, don't agree with them, don't go there. 

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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #21 on: May 16, 2011, 08:52:17 am »
Not the gun porn however.
thats now on the Main page.
Maybe they will change the name to the ZG/GTR And Gun Fanatics Forum?  ???

I just don't get it. I've seen you complaining about the gun talk a couple of times on this forum. What's the problem? If you don't like gun talk then just stay out of that forum. It's as simple as that I would think.

It's that it has no place on the main page.
I'd say the same thing if there was a recipe section instead. Although perhaps less passionately.
Why, are you saying I shouldn't be able to politely express my opinion?

I'm not sure which of my lines you're reading between where I might have suggested that you shouldn't be able to express your polite opinion, can you point that out for me please?

The gun talk is not on the main page, it's in a separate section. I don't see you complaining about the Funny Pages section. This is a motorcycle forum, funny stuff shouldn't be allowed right?    ::)
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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2011, 10:03:38 am »
Seeing such a low COG number posting regularly here I think is a very clear sign that their is good people on both sides of the fence (as I know that there is) who have simply been caught up in the whirlpool that the falling out created. Very soon the dust will settle and we should all be able to gather around the fire, kick a little dust with our boots, and with a red face stick a hand out in friendly gesture and get back to the business at hand BIKES and FRIENDSHIP....


huh...almost sounds like a merger...

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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2011, 10:35:29 am »

huh...almost sounds like a merger...

With no emotion in my voice.... I have no idea how you've read that into what I've said. But one never knows does one?
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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2011, 12:24:04 pm »
Not the gun porn however.
thats now on the Main page.
Maybe they will change the name to the ZG/GTR And Gun Fanatics Forum?  ???
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Jeez, stop crying about it already  :deadhorse:

If you don't like it don't go, if you want to complain then the administrative forum is the place to go. :shoot:

I didn't like the Arena, but it served it's purpose. I went there occasionally but pretty much stayed away. I also didn't complain to have it closed.

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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2011, 02:25:00 pm »
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Jeez, stop crying about it already  :deadhorse:

If you don't like it don't go, if you want to complain then the administrative forum is the place to go. :shoot:

I didn't like the Arena, but it served it's purpose. I went there occasionally but pretty much stayed away. I also didn't complain to have it closed.

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Re: My thoughts on the Forums
« Reply #26 on: May 17, 2011, 04:11:28 am »
I have no idea how you've read that into what I've said. But one never knows does one?

Actually, I think you also read more into my being a long time member posting regularly on this forum.

With my C10, having had it for over 20 years, I had gotten to a point that I rarely posted on the forum, but supported COG by maintaining my membership.  I had an awareness of a "parting of the waters", but nothing more.

With getting used to the new bike, and having questions, I came to the forum for good information as always.

When I was provided with MUCH more information than I ever knew existed, as I said initially, I was very misinformed, or perhaps unaware would be a better word.

AGAIN, I do not want to proliferate political lines being drawn, or bad feelings, but this forum on this "domain" was begun under circumstances far different than being portrayed.

AND, as stated in one of the all time great movies..."that's all I have to say about that".

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