He could have been killed by a drunk driver on the 4th or had a heart attack on the 5th.
I’d rather speculate on what a powder is by looks, in a reloading forum....
For God's sake. What are you talking about? Are you guys allergic to plain fucking English?
If you guys want to see a pissed off admin in action, we're getting there.
Prudence, I want an answer from you. Failing to respond, you risk losing your posting rghts.
Ironic, isn't it? The forum is now lighter by one member, but it isn't the member in question, while the member in question is free to post anytime he wishes here.
Don't fuck around, guys. I came into this thread and spoke the truth, and got laughed at for my efforts. If I ask for clarification it means I want clarification, and not to play footsie with some low post count smartass. This member lost his membership over nothing.
There are two tragedies in life. One is not to get your heart's desire. The other is to get it. ― George Bernard Shaw
|Plowing straight ahead come what may|
Well...it's a few days away...but close enough for horseshoes and handgranades I guess...it's the only explanation I can come up with...beware the full wolf moon (Jan 1st) ...I demand to be locked in a darkened room away from a keyboard ...
"we've gotta roll with the punches, learn to play all of our hunches
Making the best of what ever comes our way
Forget that blind ambition and learn to trust your intuition
Plowing straight ahead come what may
And theres a cowboy in the jungle"
How many web admins do you know that would be as candid in their remarks about their past actions as I was in my first post in this thread? And what do I get for my efforts? I get laughed at and then have to ask for clarification several times, until the banned member shows up- not to answer my question about his rudeness and meddling- but to tell me that removing him would prove his point.
News flash for ya, babe- you had no point to make, and you threw away your membership over nothing. Had you failed to respond to me, I would have placed you on moderated status for 30 days, and given the infrequency with which you post, you may not have even noticed it. Instead, you let your pride get in your way, and come in here yammering about me proving your point, and that's why you're now gone.
Those kinds of mind games don't work with me. Never have, never will. Your new CUT verifies that.
And I just removed another low post count loudmouth. I tell ya, fellas- it's strange- I never come in here. I no longer reload and the subject really no longer interests me. It's funny, because I come in here and I see names that I don't recognize, and when I look at their posting history, just about the only place they post in in the reloading section!
I come in here and say something very honest and what do I get from some of you? Static. A hard time. Le's be crystal clear about something: This is my forum- all of it, this section included. If you don't like me and don't like the way I conduct my affairs, no one's keeping you here. You can leave, anytime.
I'll tell you this, guys- if I get any more static from any more members in this thread- even just one more- I will close the reloading section of this forum altogether.
Now, the problem is a mere handful of people, but I can guarantee you that if I keep getting shit from people who apparently think the reloading section of this forum belongs to them, I'll shut the entire reloading section down. I don't have to put up with this shit and if it keeps up, you guys will find out just how serious I am at this moment. I do not have to tolerate this, nor will I.
Seriously, I don't know who some of you guys think you are. You're here, absolutely free of charge. You are not assaulted by FLASHING BANNER ADS. We do not solicit donations from members. I expect for my directives to be followed. And for that teeeeeeny tiny vocal minority, I don't give a rat's ass what you think of me.
One would think it easy to behave courteously in this forum, but some people just can't do that. Sigforum is one of the few internet forums left that is free of cost and free of all the annoyances that characterize most other firearms related sites. Why a member would foolishly throw away his membership here is a mystery to me.
Thanks for your work, Parabellum, and thanks for the entire forum...I'm a reloader for over 50 years now, and I've learned a few new tricks here. I trust that those of us that frequent this portion of your forum, feel the same and will abide with the simple rules you've laid down. And BTW, the personage that's the subject of this thread is my one and only blocked individual for some of the responses he's authored.
Best Regards, RodThis message has been edited. Last edited by: Rodfac,
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Politicians, Preachers, Educators, Journalists and Community Organizers are beneficiaries, not defenders of our freedoms.
This is normally a very civilized and cordial section of the forum, where several knowledgeable members impart their years of experience for the benefit of others. I would hate to see that end.
Thank you, Para, for all you do to separate the wheat from the chaff. I know you invest a lot of time and resources for our benefit, and I, and I believe many others here, recognize and appreciate it.
If I could add my $0.02 about the topic and person at hand...
While I have found his advice to be very helpful at times and I do have respect for his knowledge of all things reloading, I will echo others who have said, "don't miss him". I found said person to be smarmy, conceited, smug, pompous, arrogant, and full of himself. As the saying goes, "If one keeps meeting assholes all day, then maybe it's time to look in the mirror."
"If you’re a leader, you lead the way. Not just on the easy ones; you take the tough ones too…” – MAJ Richard D. Winters (1918-2011), E Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne
"Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil... Therefore, as tongues of fire lick up straw and as dry grass sinks down in the flames, so their roots will decay and their flowers blow away like dust; for they have rejected the law of the Lord Almighty and spurned the word of the Holy One of Israel." - Isaiah 5:20,24
The thing is, he's done nothing that's a bannable offense in this forum, at least not in my opinion.
I think, though, the point is moot. Although he's welcome here, it's likely that he won't return.
|BBQ Sauce for Everyone!|
Well stated Ronin. Having been a guest in his home I can attest to his generosity. He is a genuinely nice person.
"The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein
If you speak to him TKO please encourage him to come back. Some of the best friendships I've developed on gun forums have been individuals I didn't see eye to eye with initially. I wish him well.
I also wish he would come back to the forum. I met him personally at one of the forum's informal shooting shindigs. I am a very introverted person and he made me feel right at home as soon as I got there.
He was also VERY generous with letting people shoot his expensive firearms. I hope he is doing well with whatever he is involved in.
|On the DL|
I guess there's no point, me making a statement.
Roustabout summed it up very nicely.
A mind is a terrible thing.
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