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Apr 03, 2009, 01:46 AM
sKrude up, Rejected!
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I too have noticed the protection nazi's coming down on people for bagging on companies like Horizon!
What good is a public forum if you can't voice your opinions
However, I have experienced fairness from Jim Graham.
I hope I don't pickup a point for posting here .
Dave.
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Apr 03, 2009, 05:36 AM
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You can get 10 points before anything happens and they roll off after 90 days, so wear them like a badge of honor for speaking your mind from time-to-time!
Apr 03, 2009, 01:32 PM
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The internet is in the business of making money. Everything we say & do & every Google search result is intended to make money. You won't find many rcgroups or Google search results which don't support the sponsors of the sites. You have a lot people who have bought the products advertized & don't like their decisions criticized.
Apr 03, 2009, 09:02 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jack Crossfire
The internet is in the business of making money. Everything we say & do & every Google search result is intended to make money. You won't find many rcgroups or Google search results which don't support the sponsors of the sites. You have a lot people who have bought the products advertized & don't like their decisions criticized.
Yes, perhaps you are correct that some "people" get offended (take it personal) when you provide first hand knowledge of a particular product that did not performed per the advertised claims or comparitive cross-evaluations that many here provide.

However, I feel that the majority is the Sponsors and those in the business of supporting the large industrial complexes at China who by the way are the makers of almost all ARF's, RTF's etc...etc...and not necessarily the people that purchases a product solely because they guided themselves on the information from the box or advertisement.

Apr 05, 2009, 12:50 AM
sKrude up, Rejected!
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Here's the link that got me reported: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...5#post11644195
Dave.
Apr 08, 2009, 11:26 AM
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I was banned for 5 days ("to review the rules of the site..."): let's say thanks to Xtreme Power Systems, LittleScreamers, fanboys, lamers & others.
Apr 08, 2009, 11:30 AM
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Welcome back.
Apr 08, 2009, 11:38 AM
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Welcome back.
Thank you.
Apr 12, 2009, 09:05 AM
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lol I ran into this the first time i came aboard Rcgroups. Posted my views on electric fliy's l39 and got reported by the nazi's/mafia LOL. It was such a great welcome to the boards. Its was a really good idea to blog, or we most likly wouldnt be seeing this poll.
Apr 12, 2009, 09:28 AM
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Yes, I can imagine which of the various shills and bough and paid for reviewers did not care for your comments.

Anyhow - welcome aboard.
Apr 15, 2009, 08:06 PM
Carbon fiber is our friend
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Some people seem to get in to it with others more than me I guess. I have my own opinions and generally speak my mind, but I haven't been pushed around by anyone. Someone did register a complaint on me once, but it went nowhere. I'm not saying it doesn't happen, but some seem to draw it's attention more than others.

Steve C
Apr 15, 2009, 08:09 PM
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Some of us just have less patience for other people's baloney.
May 07, 2009, 08:20 AM
zup
zup
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looks like they finally admitted the AT-6 has a problem with the wing center section.
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...1043541&page=3. wonder if they have done anything to fix the problem tho?
zup
May 07, 2009, 09:07 AM
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Sort of an admission - probably as close as you will get anyway. They are still selling it, and as far as I know, they have not made any changes.