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Gold Medal for Tailwheel

Old 26th Jan 2014, 22:42
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Gold Medal for Tailwheel

Tailwheel,

I participate in this forum with great care and I often don't comment because I don't want to get mixed up in the childish BS that we see here too often that results in you having to lock threads.

I do want to say though that your comment in the AF thread about looking forward to the school holidays finishing is one of the greatest one liners I have seen in recent times. I laughed so hard my wife thought I was choking. It was nearly as funny as the day my cat went into orbit after the IPhone he was sleeping next to beeped loudly with a text notification.

I guess my point is good on you. Get rid of these childish idiots and lets get on with it. Have a good year mate.

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Old 26th Jan 2014, 23:23
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greatest one liners

I look for the locked threads to always get a belly laugh.......

The obvious need to curtail threads is understood, but to cut to the chase with wit and charm, is the supreme act of a bored god.........!

Part of the reason why Dunnunda is the most popular forum on PPRuNe.
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Old 26th Jan 2014, 23:42
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Sour-sob Tailwheel must be a Kiwi because he always removes my sheep posts.
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 00:37
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I agree that metro post was a becoming rediculous. I would, however, have liked to learn more about/from the incident.
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 00:53
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Tailwheel must be a Kiwi because he always removes my sheep posts
Mine too...
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 01:19
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but I believe that some Mods are less tolerant than others & have a power trip with it all especially when it comes to the Q word:-)
Nothing wears down tolerance more, than dealing with the same petulant behaviour day after day after day.

I don't agree that [any of] the mods have a power trip, especially about the Q.

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Old 27th Jan 2014, 01:58
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Tailwheels sympathies lie with the sheep
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 04:01
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Power often gets abused from the kid with the biggest bag of Marbles at street level all the way up to the President
President? We have a President? When did this happen?
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 11:10
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 11:25
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President? We have a President? When did this happen?
Hasn't Dick told you?
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 12:31
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TW, I'm reporting several abusive posts in the tiger thread
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 16:56
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somehow I picture the victim of a bored god wearing a crown of thorns

anyway TW, have to join the cheer squad. All but a legend in your own lunchbox.

(groggy . . .. . . you're not the Boonah one, RU?)
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 20:45
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Well, thank you!! Mostly the Mods only get abused!!

I have been a member of PPRuNe since the first 100 users and a Mod as long as I can remember. I think I've seen it all.......

No, I have no Kiwi connections, born and bred Aussie. I have no connections with any Australian airline and never had any connection with the majors, Qantas, Virgin, TAA or Ansett. Despite numerous accusations of bias etc, I don't recall ever being contacted by any airline, politician, CASA, et al regarding PPRuNe. And even if I were, it would be "water off a duck's back" and probably ignored - unless the referenced post was libellous, malicious or defamatory. I am anonymous (to most) so how can they contact or influence me? Since I have been out of the aviation industry for a decade and recently retired, how can anyone jeopardise my career?

Moderating PPRuNe is all the work of the Mod team!!

Clarey is correct - anyone that had to read every bit of tedious, repetitious and vexatious garbage, in every thread, every day, would soon tire and start deleting posts and threads or thread banning users. There are some excellent, authoritative and informative posts on PPRuNe, our job is to ensure they don't drown in a sea of uninformed garbage. I think we've had some success but it is a daily battle.........

I left the locked Honiara B737 accident thread on view as I suspect most users would agree it had degenerated into worthless diatribe of small d*ck wannabes!

We act on every "Report this Post" notification, but you would be surprised at the number of notifications relating to posts that don't break any rules but simply disagree with the reporting user's opinion!! Here everyone is entitled to their own reasonable opinion, without fear or favour.

Threads get closed when they reach their use by date and the repetitious drivel becomes unbearable. Regrettably we have a few users with an inflated ego and opinion of their aeronautical skills, in love with the sound of their own keyboard.

And remember this is the internet and PPRuNe is a forum for like minded professional aviators to discuss matters of common interest, in a professional manner. It is also a place for the occasional bit of fun, especially at the expense of the Kiwis or Pommy cricket team.

If the internet and PPRuNe take over your life, it is time to recognise your illness and move on.....

Enjoy!!
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lol (10 characters)




If you are real smart, you don't need ten characters, see following post.......



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Old 27th Jan 2014, 21:05
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 21:36
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ahhhh . .. .the calm rational voice of moderation. Rare enough at large.
Here on this small stage one to be cherished.
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Old 27th Jan 2014, 23:12
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Thumbs up Tailwheel for Pressy

Well not ideal for the Pressy, however a Goldie (medal that is, not a 4xxxx) is well earned.

Kudos for a job well done.

Big bird..........

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Old 28th Jan 2014, 07:30
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I'm not real smart, just a little above average

How did you do that? Space bar?
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Old 28th Jan 2014, 07:38
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Regrettably we have a few users with an inflated ego and opinion of their aeronautical skills, in love with the sound of their own keyboard.
Dam it! scuppered again!

I too had a good chuckle at tail wheels closing comment on that thread...reminded me of my dad's words years ago, shortly after my little experiment with gunpowder and house paint resulted in the shed burning down.....
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Old 28th Jan 2014, 07:47
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Well,fellow Ppruners....I have MET Tailwheel in person,live and uncensored. I must say I didn't know what he'd be like,but he is a down to earth fella with a good sense of humour and a lot of life experience. He described to me the other moderators who must all have similar characteristics of fairness and patience.

You do good work,Taily....don't ever retire from your PPRuNe job.
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