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sign up to forums and then their first (and sometimes only...) post(s) are just trying to sell items (cars, wheels, performance, etc).

It does my f*ckin noodle! FFS it's an online community, and you've just joined. It's only common decency to introduce yourself first

and it's not the buy&bloodysell either

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which brings me to a question, is it ok to report a post of someone who has no prior posts and is then advertising items that they're selling in other people's threads? Or am i the only person who's bothered by this?

and just to clarify, it's not just here, all the car forums I'm on suffer from the same problem
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Hmm, I'm on their side mate. If they are selling there car then they are going to advertise it as much as possible. On forums such as these.

Fair play to 'em I say, try and advertise your car as much as possible. No harming anyone I don't think?
 
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i just find it to be rude, it get's on my ****..
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Fair enough bud, I know where you are coming from entirely, but also see where they're coming from.

But then again, I'm starting to side with you.... I mean, if they knew the forum was there to put their car for sale on it, then why didn't they join before???

Hmm, I'm on your side now, what a bunch of *******s!!!

 
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Fair enough bud, I know where you are coming from entirely, but also see where they're coming from.

But then again, I'm starting to side with you.... I mean, if they knew the forum was there to put their car for sale on it, then why didn't they join before???

Hmm, I'm on your side now, what a bunch of *******s!!!

When I first saw this I too thought fair enough if they are trying to sell something but like you two Darren & Phil I am on board too! Freeloaders!!!!!
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Yeah, what a right old bunch of Basties!!!

I've been here posting away for over a year racking up large quantities of crap and what do they do, roll off the street like vagabonds and spit out some crummy advert with no pictures demanding I buy their car!

And we all know I will, as I'm Darren156! So called because of the amount of car's I've owned in the space of a year!!!

It makes my blood boil!!!





 
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Yeah, what a right old bunch of Basties!!!

I've been here posting away for over a year racking up large quantities of crap and what do they do, roll off the street like vagabonds and spit out some crummy advert with no pictures demanding I buy their car!

And we all know I will, as I'm Darren156! So called because of the amount of car's I've owned in the space of a year!!!

It makes my blood boil!!!

I AM DARREN HEAR ME ROAR AND FEAR MY RATH!!!

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haha easily converted lads

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So called because of the amount of car's I've owned in the space of a year!!!
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I have read all about your cars Darren!
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I think that I joined this forum to get advice about Alfas, sell the odd bit I didn't want, and to have stimulating conversation with other Worldly people.
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People taking the initiative should all be shot.
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What p1sses me off with when people ask for technical help, a load of us spend OUR time explaining how things work and the process they should follow to find the faults ... and then ... nothing, not even a response to say "thanks for the help", or "yes that fixed it" ... just nothing
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I know what you mean Chris, but sometimes I can never fix the problem - my GTV has about half a dozen faults at the moment.
I always say thanks though!!
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What p1sses me off with when people ask for technical help, a load of us spend OUR time explaining how things work and the process they should follow to find the faults ... and then ... nothing, not even a response to say "thanks for the help", or "yes that fixed it" ... just nothing
With Chris on this one. Even if the advice I OFFER is rubbish it would be nice to hear the results of the suggestion. It's not just new and starting members who do this, others with quite large post counts are not immune to this rudeness.

If I ask for for any help or advice I always post back even if the advice was silly, someone has tried to help and that's worth a lot, even if it's just " No idea/do a search and good luck, " it shows that someone has at least tried to be friendly and helpful.

Incredible as it may seem I sometimes spend hours thinking about some posts and how I can help, don't want a thank you, just something along the lines of " that was it, now works a treat " would be sufficient, gives you a sense of satisfaction and more importantly adds to the database of knowledge that we have on here.
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I think I thank people, or at least I hope I do,
 
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I post alot of rubbish to but I have a laugh with it. I think that the least people should do is thank people even if they just give good wishes rather than advice.
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Any one want to buy a Bike ? pm me if you do
 
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Any one want to buy a Bike ? pm me if you do
What type of bike? I got a Xbox 360 sat in the corner of my room I dont use! Seriously I am open to offers, not joking either look!
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what difference does it make to someone who wants to buy whatever it is i may be selling, if ive said a collective "hello" first?

not much
 
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What type of bike? I got a Xbox 360 sat in the corner of my room I dont use! Seriously I am open to offers, not joking either look!
Sorry mate I was joking
 
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Jim, how much do you want for it bud?
 
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what difference does it make to someone who wants to buy whatever it is i may be selling, if ive said a collective "hello" first?

not much
Personally I have absolutely no problem with this, it's just the rudeness of some people who seem willing to ask for and receive help and advice and then never post the results, good or bad, to round off the Thread, consequently many Threads are left hanging and have no real conclusion, good or bad.

Of course in the non technical Lounges Threads do just die like this and so they should, if everyone continued to have the last polite word it would get very tedious !

As you can see Hans, my post was not directed at you, just agreeing with Chris156 comments.
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