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Time to let Graham back in?

Discussion in 'Other Off Topic Forum' started by Jati, Mar 17, 2008.

  1. Jati

    Jati Formula Junior

    Dec 3, 2004
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    Hi All,

    I was wondering if we (Rob) could let Comrade Graham's time-out expire early?

    I'm sure he now realizes that some of his posts were over-the-top & in some instances, a waste of bandwidth....But, he did add a constant state of provocative thinking and entertainment to the Supercar forum. The rhetoric, while a bit racy, was giving new life to the forum; which has been a bit boring of late.

    My .02
    Joe
     
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  3. JamesSimpson

    JamesSimpson F1 Rookie

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    don't know why he was banned, but i did find his posts amusing and actually miss them myself.
     
  4. coachi

    coachi Formula 3

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    I too have no idea why he was banned..he was sometimes quite "wordy" but interesting none the less. Let's have him back, please.
     
  5. jason bodington

    jason bodington Karting

    Jun 11, 2007
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    he not only lit up this section with the most obscure topics, but also the uk section.
    he has surely been away long enough, i look forward to his hasty return!
     
  6. dan360

    dan360 F1 Rookie

    Feb 18, 2003
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    I find this hard to believe - he was a classic troll. I much prefer his absence.
     
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  8. Joe360

    Joe360 Formula Junior

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    I agree 120%, he surely learnt his lesson. Really looking forward to reading his witty posts again.
    Fchat in general and the supercar section in particular have bee quite boring lately IMVHO... :(
     
  9. rossocorsa13

    rossocorsa13 F1 Rookie

    Jun 10, 2006
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    Indeed they have. Return our beloved Comrade to us.
     
  10. TexasMike

    TexasMike F1 Veteran

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    +1000
     
  11. DM18

    DM18 F1 Rookie

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    I also prefer his absence. No idea why he was banned but the cumulative weight of his posts was rather tiresome
     
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  13. Aedo

    Aedo F1 Rookie

    Feb 22, 2006
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    Absolutely - another vote here for his return!!


    If you believe this there is an appropriate treatment method - ignore
     
  14. joe sackey

    joe sackey Four Time F1 World Champ
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  15. mattymouse33

    mattymouse33 F1 Rookie

    Oct 25, 2004
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    Bu66er the vote, he has been banned. He has been banned before and this time it didnt take long either.

    I'm from the UK also and quite frankly have never understood him. His constant drivel, comrade p1sh, jeez I mean we even need to create a thread about it.

    Keep him banned.
     
  16. SSNISTR

    SSNISTR F1 Veteran

    Feb 13, 2004
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    I don't miss him.
     
  17. ferraridude615

    ferraridude615 F1 Veteran

    May 4, 2006
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    I'd much prefer if he typed in American instead of English so that I can understand him.
     
  18. nopassn

    nopassn Formula 3

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    I'd rather have a quiet forum than one packed with crap post content.

    Yes, it was, for the most part, well intentioned - but it was too much. I agree with Ferraridude615 - perhaps if it were a little less wordy and in American English it wouldn't "grate" as much.
     
  19. Evan.Fiorentino

    Evan.Fiorentino F1 Rookie

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    +1
     
  20. djui5

    djui5 F1 Veteran

    Aug 9, 2006
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    +1
     
  21. Peloton25

    Peloton25 F1 Veteran

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    Agreed - this section is much more useful without his verbose commentary and pointlessly ridiculous threads.

    >8^)
    ER
     
  22. TimF40

    TimF40 Formula 3

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    He was my "new word a day" source. Plus, he had actual content. I think he had more content than many hundreds of people on this, and many other, boards. Double Plus, he was a lot of fun. My 2 cents. - Tim
     
  23. mattymouse33

    mattymouse33 F1 Rookie

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    Potentially missing the point here, I doubt he got banned for his English. That we may never know.

    Anyway moving on
     
  24. mercedesbenze55amg

    mercedesbenze55amg Formula Junior

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    Well He did promote some useless banter. I mean he once asked about a Phantom which has been discussed very thoroughly on this board as an automobile. Also while i don't mind eloquent use of language, sometimes he was over the top, almost sounded like he was trying too hard. But thats just my opinion, not only that he has caused various arguments before that lead up to the banning of 2-3 highly statued members. So while he did give to the community, i dont think it outweighs his overall rubbish posts. Thats my opinion.
     
  25. tonyh

    tonyh F1 World Champ
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    graham's a top fellow, if a little misunderstood.... :)
     
  26. dm_n_stuff

    dm_n_stuff Global Moderator
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    Dec 10, 2003
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    Graham is more than a little misunderstood.

    I enjoy emails and PMs with him, but his posts here serve to clutter without providing any useful (well in 90+ percent) information. If I was looking for long winded soliloqies, he'd be back. If we all enjoyed his sesquipedalian antics he'd be here. If I thought he had learned his lesson, I'd ask the mod who banned him to lift the ban today.

    Alas, I doubt highly that his 90 day vacation will stem the tide of his verbosity. When he returns, he'll simply pick up where he left off, which is unfortunate because it will simply lead to another ban.

    So, short story long (in true 512Tea Are style) no, he's out for the full 90.

    DM
     
  27. zoRob

    zoRob Formula 3

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    I would certainly vote for his return if it came up. From what i gather i dont think he will return at all, which is a shame.
     
  28. MGD416

    MGD416 Formula 3

    Jun 4, 2006
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    yeah but this section is really boring now... Sorry but the F40 pictures thread, F40 discussion thread, and I just sold/got a new F40 that keep on reappearing are nice for about a week, but nothing is new.
     

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