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Postby PaulJS » Sat Oct 22, 2011 6:36 pm

:tiphat: Just a quick post to say Hi to everyone.
Some forumites may recognise me from YBW.com, where I actually found the link here, but this seems a far more sociable place.

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Re: New to the forum

Postby Nick » Sat Oct 22, 2011 10:08 pm

PaulJS wrote::tiphat: Just a quick post to say Hi to everyone.
Some forumites may recognise me from YBW.com, where I actually found the link here, but this seems a far more sociable place.

Welcome aboard Paul.
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Re: New to the forum

Postby Arghiro » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:38 pm

It is a bit quieter tho. Maybe it needs a few more controversial posts to liven it up a bit? :D

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Re: New to the forum

Postby Nick » Sun Oct 23, 2011 4:41 pm

Arghiro wrote:It is a bit quieter tho. Maybe it needs a few more controversial posts to liven it up a bit? :D


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Re: New to the forum

Postby wully » Sun Oct 23, 2011 8:17 pm

PaulJS wrote::tiphat: Just a quick post to say Hi to everyone.
Some forumites may recognise me from YBW.com, where I actually found the link here, but this seems a far more sociable place.


The people here are 'real' virtual people as opposed to the somewhat opinionated (minority) virtual choobs with high self regard that frequent the other place..

IMHO

:mrgreen:

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Re: New to the forum

Postby claymore » Mon Oct 24, 2011 10:45 am

Having just had a weekend full of Parahandy, I can assure everyone there is nothing real about him in any way.
No real person is capable of such volume in terms of snoring and fearting.....
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Re: New to the forum

Postby aquaplane » Mon Oct 24, 2011 1:19 pm

claymore wrote:Having just had a weekend full of Parahandy, I can assure everyone there is nothing real about him in any way.
No real person is capable of such volume in terms of snoring and fearting.....


Did you leave ferry nab before we retired after my parking entertainment?

Ours is not a quiet boat.
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Re: New to the forum

Postby marisca » Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:38 pm

wully wrote:The people here are 'real' virtual people as opposed to the somewhat opinionated (minority) virtual choobs with high self regard that frequent the other place..
:mrgreen:


There is a paradox here in that quite a few of the same people frequent both TOP and here, indeed our webmeister himself seems incapable of resisting the urge to enter into all sort of frays on TOP that do not reflect the wisdom and caring attitude seen on here. Yet he and others seem to manage this disambiguity, verging on schizophrenia, without seemingly being aware of the confusion it causes in the readers. Wully seems to think the personae portrayed here are the "real" ones - I'm not too sure. Certainly, neither of the personalities I exhibit here nor on TOP reflect what a wonderful human being and brilliant sailor I really am!

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Re: New to the forum

Postby Telo » Mon Oct 24, 2011 11:12 pm

PaulJS wrote::tiphat: Just a quick post to say Hi to everyone.


Hi Paul. Sorry, I would have said hello before, but I was snoozing until Claymore's girning woke me up.

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Re: New to the forum

Postby wully » Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:55 pm

marisca wrote:
There is a paradox here in that quite a few of the same people frequent both TOP and here, indeed our webmeister himself seems incapable of resisting the urge to enter into all sort of frays on TOP that do not reflect the wisdom and caring attitude seen on here.


Maybe it's the company he keeps here - and over there?

I know that a few of the eejits over there can infuriate beyond restraint since I got banned for being rude to one such condescending
K**b with a massive post count.

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Re: New to the forum

Postby Mark » Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:28 pm

wully wrote:I got banned for being rude to one such condescending
K**b with a massive post count.


Which one? Do tell!

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Re: New to the forum

Postby Mark » Tue Oct 25, 2011 7:31 pm

marisca wrote:Certainly, neither of the personalities I exhibit here nor on TOP reflect what a wonderful human being and brilliant sailor I really am!


I have the same problem. My projected online character simply can't convey what a fantastic human being I am.

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Re: New to the forum

Postby Aja » Tue Oct 25, 2011 9:05 pm

Mark wrote:
wully wrote:I got banned for being rude to one such condescending
K**b with a massive post count.


Which one? Do tell!

More importantly - what is a 'k**b?

Ok, ok it has been a long day :oops:

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Re: New to the forum

Postby ubergeekian » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:32 pm

wully wrote:I know that a few of the eejits over there can infuriate beyond restraint since I got banned for being rude to one such condescending K**b with a massive post count.

I found myself drawn into a long and pointless argument with a poster who, according to a private message from someone who claimed to have met him, is actually well on the downward slope of dementia. That may or may not be true (it would certainly explain some of his debating style), but nevertheless it did make me wonder why I was wasting time arguing with someone I'd just have smiled at and backed away from in a pub. And, of course, arguing with the doo-lally is neither Big nor Clever.

So I gave up, and although I miss seeing the end of the dodgy anchor story, life hasn't got noticeably poorer as a result.
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity - Hanlon's Razor
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Re: New to the forum

Postby ubergeekian » Tue Oct 25, 2011 10:34 pm

PaulJS wrote::tiphat: Just a quick post to say Hi to everyone.
Some forumites may recognise me from YBW.com, where I actually found the link here, but this seems a far more sociable place.


Hello. Yes, this seems a much more quiet and civilised place and mercifully free of those who believe that Yarmouth (IoW) defines "quiet and unspoiled harbour" ...
Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity - Hanlon's Razor
But don't rule out malice - First Corollary to Hanlon's Razor


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