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    I miss roadfly... BF is really horrible in terms

    of reading, searching, following a tread, at least once a day I will get a server too busy message, Search is like a hit or miss, mostly miss as I can't read those "secret" codes anyway... etc. Overall experience is "HORRIBLE"

    I hate that format. I miss the good talks and help. Not just on this E31 site, but almost all of them... E36 E46 E39 etc.

    I can not get used to the BF no matter how I try. I can not search, the posts disappear from my view, its a complicated mess to me. I never even find my own posts ever !

    just wanted to let it out here on RF... all that bashing and trouble... it is still superior !


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    Re: I miss roadfly... BF is really horrible in terms

    RF went to he11 in a handbasket because the moderators did not exercise control efficiently and its too late to recover and return it to its former glory.
    BF has taken over and doesnt take crap like we saw here over and over as the proactive Forum Moderators take control. Once one becomes used to the format over there it is easily navigated and search (IMHO) is far better than it was/is here.
    Give BF a real chance and say hi to all the former RF regulars who now call BF home.
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    I tend to agree

    BF is pretty banal. Not a lot of good tech. And some pretty atrocious diagnostic advice.

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    well, I miss wuffer forums...

    Truth is, the E31 community is pretty small, so folks will gravitate to the place with the most activity. I look in both sites and try to help (even though I sometimes mess up royally - like my advice to Paul about his brake booster). It is unfortunate that no single source is perfect, but that's the nature of a "virtual society".Mark W in mid-MO
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    Me too....

    ...but I totally understand the time and effort required to run a site like Tom's.Alpina B12 5.0

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    I'll have to admit....

    ...maybe because I'm comfy here, I like this board the best...although Tom's was great! The scourge has seemed to have calmed down and hopefully it'll stay that way. Matt
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    Thank god for that


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    Re: I'll have to admit....

    I agree. As long as there is content and no incessant arguing, this is the place I am most comfortable. BF tends to have lots of me-to's, +1's and repeats of what was JUST posted because (I think) the number of posts by an individual are predominately displayed and some folks like a big number. A post with useless content counts the same as an informative one.
    There are however some members who generously dole out good information whenever they can.

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    its a fun little ride...

    I've been contemplating new plates...for the Isetta "NOTFAST" for the 850 "NOTSLOW"Matt
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    No, I'd say the scourge is still with us; see

    8power above. Signature Ethan nonsense, or some clone troll.

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    Then why respond?

    Bill, trolls love nothing better than stir up a ****storm. We're all smart enough to pick out the posting hostname and figure it out. And most of us have the self-discipline to just let the troll hang there dangling. In fact, some times that makes much more of a statement than any sort of response.

    What drove the old-timers away wasn't the trolls. It was the regulars always trying to get in the last word to these silly postings instead of letting it roll down and be forgotten.

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    Perhaps your approach is correct, but ignoring it

    didn't work last time. We threw out the baby with the bath water just because a few dishpits pissed in the tub.

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    ignoring works for me

    I don't even know who "ethan" is....cause I've never paid attention to the posts that pi$$ people off! Well, there was that exception with the STS debate! LOLMatt
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    Did someone say...

    $hitstorm?


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    Hey Greg!

    Too long since you've been in a Scheiße storm here:) Ahh, the good ole days... Hope you're doing well.

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    Amen to that Mark......(still own CD00149)
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    Steve, you old dog. I need a CSi.
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    Yup Mr. Fling,..... that's why I don't hang out trying to help others anymore - too much BS. :(
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    Hi to all my RF Friends. i still prefer RF over others as it has the most 8 history with excellent advice! I'm posting to see if the new RF format keeps all my settings & avatar, etc.

    EDIT - NOPE - looks like I have to reload my settings - avatar - photos.....

    Maybe not worth the effort!! Sheesh....
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