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Discussion in 'General Banter' started by zedonist, Sep 28, 2013.

  1. zedonist

    zedonist Guest

    This site aside, which i find very relaxed, informative and a general good place to be, most other forums, and i mean most other non Z related platform forums all tend to be very negative and all about doom and gloom about the vehicles and the service providers, too such an extent you would never ever consider buying or servicing another vehicle ever again, because apparently, they are all, and i mean all (according to the forums) always break down, spend more time in the dealers than on the road, and when they are in the dealers, they just want to rape everybody for what wonga you have left in your bank, and if that is not enough, then all insurance companies are criminals as well, followed by a quick dose of how arrogant BMW drivers are, the list goes on.........

    Why is it that nobody ever writes the good things about their cars, like we do?.......................in the end you just need to take the comments with a pinch of salt, because it is not the voice of the majority, but it still amazes me.

    There should be a general rule that you can only join a forum if your cup is half full.........
     
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  2. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    I have been allowed to inject a bit of what goes on on the Dutch Z forum onto Zorg.
    The Dutch forum is very relaxed but very informative at the same time and no one really complain about their cars.
    Most of the complaints are about people forgetting to pay their bar bills at meets, very funny most of them. (going Dutch ring a bell....?)
     
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  3. Mr-P

    Mr-P Zorg Addict

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    Remember people have long memories when it comes to bad things and very short memories when it comes to good things.
     
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  4. GazHyde

    GazHyde The Gaz Monkey
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    You should see some of the software forums I visit. There is one product which has coverage on at least 6 of these forums. Pretty much every post is hijacked by the same group of people whose only purpose seems to be dragging up the same argument. Over and over again. Problem is you can only escape them by not visiting the sites.

    That's what @Mr-P says so very correctly. But 20 years ago your audience numbers were a lot lower. Your missus, your mum & dad, whoever was down the pub and your mates (if you had some). Occasionally Esther Rantzen!
     
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  5. badman gee

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    Some sites are extremely boring.

    Constant talk of cars only with no humour.

    . Net is one of them.

    I have left it now because of the reason above.
    It's full of young lads making there zeds into chav mobiles with silly mods.

    Mark

    Ps . Org is spot on with the right balance!
     
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  6. badman gee

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    :drinks:Well done gaz and the mods:drinks:
     
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  7. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    Thank you Mark..........:beer
     
  8. badman gee

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    In fact this is the only site I will be on in the future.
    Even the lounge is boring me now!
    Too few members
     
  9. zedonist

    zedonist Guest

    To illustrate my point I have just bought a battery for frank Martin due to poor starting, if I followed the forum, I have chosen the worst possible engine, my head is cracked and the injectors are leaking diesel into the engine oil, and I should sell at the nearest opportunity because I need a new engine.

    Mean while, I checked the battery while switched off with a volt meter and while idling and deduced that as I only got 10 volts on the off position and 11 volts at idle, my battery was dud.

    Mark feel for you buddy, and as you know this is the only zed forum I follow.
     
  10. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    Mark is right in many respects. There are a few idiots on here and I am one of them..........:D
    IMHO, Gaz has produced a brilliant site that keeps every one happy with the postings that are serious or just banter.
    I think it makes it a great place to be............:beer
     
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  11. badman gee

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    It's bloody great!
     
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  12. badman gee

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    A good laugh is always had on here!
     
  13. micklaw

    micklaw Zorg Legend
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    here here always good folks on org:scorecard:
    our zed would not be in its present condition without the help we have had from the good people
    on here:cool::cool:
     
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  14. badman gee

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    Your zed is great mick, good to see you keeping it in good nick!
     
  15. micklaw

    micklaw Zorg Legend
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    cheers mark:)and yours is too i am sure as like you and alot of folks on here its a passion;)
     
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  16. badman gee

    badman gee Guest

    A real passion mate!
     
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  17. EnthuZiaZT

    EnthuZiaZT Zorg Guru (V)
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    Quality members matter, Mark, not quantity!!!:grumpy:
    I can't believe you said that!!:stop:
     
  18. badman gee

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    Perhaps I'm getting fed up with popping on multiple sites!

    Just my opinion.
     
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  19. hard top

    hard top Zorg Expert (I)
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    I can't get on there anymore.....:rolleyes:
     
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  20. badman gee

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    :ymdevil:Your not allowed and neither is Gaz!:ymdevil: