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Post Options Post Options   Quote Guests Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Nov 09 at 10:26am
Well, Nice to see 'almost' some humility from GRF! I think 'most' people
posting are pretty balanced and whilst they may express preference that is
not always a bad thing.

I second the review of topics to say one for Dinghy Development of Existing
Classes and one for New Boat News.

There is clearly a lot of interest in the RS100 and D-One and having sailed
them it is justified, so reasonable that there is a thread where people can air
their views and manufacturers (if they dare again) can answer questions.
Whether one is better than the other depends on your viewpoint, where you
sail and what you want from a boat.
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Post Options Post Options   Quote G.R.F. Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Nov 09 at 10:19am
Originally posted by rodney

Too late for me!


Like you I work silly hours but when the postings keep me awake at night
that's just too much.


I'm out of here!


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Well said Mark. The forum is self policing to a greater or lesser extent (i.e. unacceptable behaviour is reported and dealt with).

Shame to see you go Rodney.

Let's hope to minority do not spoil it for the majority....

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Post Options Post Options   Quote rodney Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 25 Nov 09 at 5:51am

Too late for me!

Like you I work silly hours but when the postings keep me awake at night that's just too much.

I'm out of here!

Rodney

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well said !
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Post Options Post Options   Quote Mark Jardine Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 24 Nov 09 at 11:27pm
Dear all

Forums have good times and bad. A couple months ago, this forum was going through a good time - constructive comment with really good interaction and advice. Right now it is going through a bad time with some forum threads that generally leave a bad taste in your mouth.

Like all the Y&Y team, the reason I work silly hours on this site is because I love sailing. My aim is to provide a place where you can all chat. At times I've been too heavy handed and apologised for that. At times I feel I've been too light handed, but when I get accused of joining China in banning free speech I guess you can see why I might try to leave the forum to find its own level.

Let's hope we can get things back on track. As this thread is titled, this forum is what you make of it - please let's all use it for this purpose and engage in lively debate. Don't get personal, and try to show the good side of our sport and of our own characters.

All the best

Mark
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