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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by dexterq20, Nov 21, 2005.

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What happened to RM?

  1. New members are like younger siblings: you have to be patient with them

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  2. The US government put a ban on dictionaries

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  3. Mike Ditka

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  4. Mass exodus of Pinkbike members

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  1. dexterq20

    dexterq20 Turbo Monkey

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    I've been gone from the monkey for a while, and I've noticed that a lot of things have changed since I've been gone. The site looks different, there are new users, the grammar is worse... you get the idea. What's been going on here?
     

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  2. Zach Dank

    Zach Dank Turbo Monkey

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    call the wambulance:nopity:
     
  3. sanjuro

    sanjuro Tube Smuggler

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    You're still drunk
     
  4. kinghami3

    kinghami3 Future Turbo Monkey

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    There has been a serious lack of grammatical and dictional integrity in this forum. Simply unacceptable.
     
  5. firetoole

    firetoole duch bag

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    I blame Canada!
     
  6. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    ever since you left things went downhill... thank goodness your back!!!!
     
  7. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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    you're.

    the trend continues. :rolleyes:
     
  8. robdamanii

    robdamanii OMG! <3 Tom Brady!

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    Mike Ditka is ALWAYS the answer.

    Along with 42.
     
  9. hooples3

    hooples3 Fuggetaboutit!

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    heeheehee oppsss!!!! it was wriiten at 6:30 am so I sorta have an excuse
     
  10. narlus

    narlus Eastcoast Softcore
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  11. Konabumm

    Konabumm Konaboner

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    I must have missed the RM Forum rule that stated "you must use proper grammar to post in this forum"
     
  12. motomike

    motomike Turbo Monkey

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    blame it on Santa Barbara
     
  13. Angus

    Angus Jack Ass Pen Goo Win

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    :stupid:


    Have you seen me Towel?
     
  14. zmtber

    zmtber Turbo Monkey

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    haha go ahead blame SB, blame America
     
  15. offtheedge

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    The truth in SB is all around us.
     
  16. OGRipper

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    I blame post-show and race season boredom. But you'd think that with all the time on our hands we'd be able speak gooder. :p
     
  17. Spunger

    Spunger Git yer dumb questions here

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    Well the Santa Barbara groms came out of the woodworks. I'm from Santa Barbara, but I am NOT related to a novatt or any other one that seems to have like 9 screen names. I have no idea where they came from or how, I just know that at times the DH board is flooded with arguments and questions that could be answered by the search function.

    But other than that it's been the same ol monkey. Once updated things on the site have been slow to work correctly but everyone's already cried about that. It gets annoying but you get use to it (to not hit the post now button 10 times because it doesn't go through). Otherwise things are good!
     
  18. mackster23

    mackster23 Monkey

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    gromits these days, never know what they'll do.
     
  19. rpet

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    "grommet"

    gromit is that horrendous british cartoon.

    -r
     
  20. punkassean

    punkassean Turbo Monkey

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    yeah, this place is sort of lacking these days IMO too....
     
  21. mackster23

    mackster23 Monkey

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    exactly.
     
  22. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    I too blame Santa Barbara.
    The monkey has changed format/graphics, but I think it looks good. For a while it took a while to load when posting- it hung, while it did post, so you had to go back, then forward, then refresh. Everything seems to be working fast now.

    Those posts from SB, polluted the dh forum, but now those are (most all/fortunatley) in the far pages.
     
  23. ThePriceSeliger

    ThePriceSeliger Mushhead

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    MTNBrider has made a huge change, He used to be one of the SB kids we were begging to leave. He's turned around, but talking like he was never part of the problem. I admit I caused problems the first few weeks I was around, but I've changed as well. It seems alot of the kids that came from PinkBike or kids from Santa Barbara are polluting the forums even worse than before.

    If it were up to me and I was a mod, I would be more stricked about banning and anyone making problems ban them for a week or so, and if they come back and make problems, ban them forever.

    Can you only ban someone from their I.P. adress or only their username?
     
  24. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    If it was up to me, it would be instant life-ban for anyone using the non-word "stricked"........ :mad:
     
  25. bluebug32

    bluebug32 Asshat

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    i've gathered that the site loses some steam in the off-season
     
  26. PatBranch

    PatBranch Turbo Monkey

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    What did I do? ...besides e-fighting them. I always used grammar, punctuation, and correct spelling.

    Actually, I don't live in SB, I'm 30min North, so I can't be "one of them".
     
  27. jaydee

    jaydee Monkey

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    There has been a worldwide shortage of apostrophes.
     
  28. Heath Sherratt

    Heath Sherratt Turbo Monkey

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    Teh cool thngi is taht yuo dnto' hvea to splel ayntghin porperly to raed it.
     
  29. Spunger

    Spunger Git yer dumb questions here

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    Ehhh you're SB county :)
     
  30. haromtnbiker

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    Would you like some French Cries with your waamburger??






    :p
     
  31. Superdeft

    Superdeft Monkey

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    Both parties have their points, but would it really kill everyone to take a few extra seconds to make their posts presentable? Nobody seems to have any respect for themselves when they post things online. It's easy to forget this sort of thing because of the medium: the internet is quick and easy, but everyone shouldn't give their ideas a chance to be appreciated by presenting them well to our peers? (Be it online or otherwise.)
     
  32. irishMonkey

    irishMonkey Chimp

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    [mtnbrider (my computer is screwed up; im using my brother's; his name won't log out)]

    ........yeah...i know....:dead:
     
  33. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    Nope. Soon we will have the lounge sucks because nobody posts anything bike related. Then some reminiscing about the old days when there were only 3 members left after the great bannings and the world was great. And then the dark days of February descend on the monkey and people really get bitchy.