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Offline Rhino

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2015, 09:07:43 am »
Great to hear to hear from you ZG! Glad hear all is well. We miss your "colorful" posts.  ;D

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2015, 09:34:02 am »
By some, perhaps. I miss some of them too. Then again, I am easy to find.... I am right here!

Brian

Thanks for offering Kirby's services.  ;D :thumbs:  I am disappointed, but I'm not depressed. They may change over there, or they may not, as long as one of my bikes starts and runs I should be able to continue on with a smile.  But yeah, I do miss ZG and SOP here. I don't know if anyone there will admit it, but I think you're missed over there as well Brian.
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #17 on: February 06, 2015, 09:38:02 am »
Hey, good to see you here Jay, it has been a while! Great to hear that all is well in your world.

Brian

JT, thanks for sending me the link to this over on COG!  :chugbeer:

What's up brutha's n sista's!! All is well with me, yes I still have my ZG and am still finding ways to throw $ at her like she's a dirty stripper working the late night Thursday shift!  ;D :P

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #18 on: February 06, 2015, 10:03:30 am »
Yep, loving it! I like winter anyway, it is spring and the deep part of summer that I could do without. Like if April was connected to September, and the next five months were September again, then right back to October and frost overnight with full- blown winter on the way. Ahhhhhh.

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Brian...you enjoying this cold and snow in RI? I feel like my bike is getting moved further in the garage behind the snow blower. One shocking thing I have seen at work is a yzf600 parked in the garage for the last 2 weeks, I suspect the person had been riding it to work and maybe abandoned that after that "blizzard"

As for ZG..i have loved checking out his assortment of colors and always wondered what would be next.
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #19 on: February 06, 2015, 10:09:05 am »
And therein lies the really, really great news: "they" are 'over there' rather than over here, with very few exceptions. And there are not enough of the exceptions to form the pack mentality here so it works out. I mean, if we absolutely have to have schmucks in the world, is it not better that they restrict themselves to one part of that world and avoid the rest of it? And besides, this forum is moderated by decent people who would simply not tolerate what goes on there....

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I still visit both forums, so I didn't even notice that anybody left. ZG put a lot of forum miles on, so it's too bad that he left.

The COG forum has some blatantly arrogant members that I find really annoying.
It's kinda like a cult, except there's half a dozen Reverend Jim Jones...LOL.
I could easily give it up....it's been downright boring since BDF left anyway. :o

This forum is better anyway.

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #20 on: February 06, 2015, 10:18:17 am »
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I don't think he is smiling because of the car he is in.

He'll stop smiling when he realizes how small the back seat is in that car.  Steering wheel location is a minor factor in the car purchase list.   :P

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #21 on: February 06, 2015, 11:31:12 am »
And therein lies the really, really great news: "they" are 'over there' rather than over here, with very few exceptions. And there are not enough of the exceptions to form the pack mentality here so it works out.

Ya know, sometimes you have to look up....way up, right to the top, to see the problems. It's rarely the people themselves. Heck, even General Motors might have been a different company had they fired Rick Wagoner a half a decade earlier than when they finally forced him out...lol. A colleague of mine from eastern Europe told me one time, "sometimes...you have to cut a vital limb from your body, let it bleed out, then heal up, and carry on with life and become stronger".

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #22 on: February 06, 2015, 11:51:03 am »
Oh, I did that too- I shook the tree until the everything was rattling from the trunk to the tips of the finest branches. The actual problem is that everything is run by committee, regardless of the Executive Director slot, and of course the committees talk about it, agree to meet again later so they can talk about it some more. In the meantime, petty tyrants are in charge of various facets of the larger group and they go along their merry way being, well, petty tyrants with their little cliques. Just like the second grade school yard, unfortunately. And the very worst of the tyrants seem to be leading the forum, where virtually every single new potential member gets to see their garbage.... and they wonder why they cannot increase their membership. If the inmates are not running the asylum, then they are causing enough havoc to cause lots of members to drop out, and preventing potential new members from joining (actually paying dues) and I cannot blame them; why in the world would anyone financially support a train wreck to keep it going?

Of course someone <could> pick up a paddle and start to steer the canoe but so far, that has not happened.

All of that said, the great majority of the people in that organization are great. And my local area is fantastic. Just like the Soviet Union, there is nothing wrong with the vast population, merely a very few [miss] 'leaders' all up and down the party line.

Brian

Ya know, sometimes you have to look up....way up, right to the top, to see the problems. It's rarely the people themselves. Heck, even General Motors might have been a different company had they fired Rick Wagoner a half a decade earlier than when they finally forced him out...lol. A colleague of mine from eastern Europe told me one time, "sometimes...you have to cut a vital limb from your body, let it bleed out, then heal up, and carry on with life and become stronger".

Rem
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #23 on: February 06, 2015, 11:52:39 am »
Ya know, sometimes you have to look up....way up, right to the top, to see the problems. It's rarely the people themselves. Heck, even General Motors might have been a different company had they fired Rick Wagoner a half a decade earlier than when they finally forced him out...lol. A colleague of mine from eastern Europe told me one time, "sometimes...you have to cut a vital limb from your body, let it bleed out, then heal up, and carry on with life and become stronger".

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #24 on: February 06, 2015, 02:25:19 pm »
I don't like ZG not being here cause he can take my directed jokes so well.
I try with others, and get crickets. :)
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #25 on: February 06, 2015, 02:49:37 pm »
For those that do not know, ZG and Gumby both left for the same silly (IMO) reason. Neither one of them like Max, in fact they both had Max on their ignore list here.

And I liked ZG, chatted with him many times, really had no idea what his issue might have been... never did.  I miss his interesting postings; glad to see he responded to this thread, is well, and hope to see him posting again more regularly!
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #26 on: February 06, 2015, 04:38:08 pm »
I got a t-shirt from my sister 34 years ago, that says, "It's hard to soar with eagles, when you have to deal with so many turkeys". No longer fit into that shirt, but it helps me stay focused on the fact that our lives can be affected by others in a way we don't need or desire, but have to deal with daily.  I've been here almost a year now, and it is my favorite landing spot on the web.  Joined COG, but for some unexplained reason, I seldomly ever go to the site.  I have enjoyed being with everyone on this site, and hope to never depart. 

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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #27 on: February 06, 2015, 04:57:10 pm »
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #28 on: February 06, 2015, 07:09:51 pm »
Glad to hear all is well ZG.  Post some pics when you get a chance.   8)
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Re: So, where did ZG go?
« Reply #29 on: February 06, 2015, 08:52:13 pm »
Glad to hear all is well ZG.  Post some pics when you get a chance.   8)


All good TWA!  :chugbeer:

Hmmm... Well I did do a couple things since I last checked in here that I have some pics of.  ;)

I did some basic brake caliper and additional lighting upgrades around Christmas time, and just the other week upgraded my Zumo 660 to the new Zumo 590 that comes equipped with Pandora amongst a bunch of other cool features.  :)

2015 Connie tinted front brake and clutch reservoirs, 2015 ZX14R Anniversary Model front and rear gold calipers, and PIAA 1100 LED lights using the PCA mounts...
















































Hope these work for ya for entertainment!  :chugbeer: