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    1. Senior Member BHB's Avatar
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      12-22-2012 09:55 AM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      no forum backup exists?
      but I guess that's even more server cost.

      any other consequences we should know about?
      all user info given to nambla?

      and thanks for telling us what happened.
      There definitely is a backup, but using it reverts back to the time of delete (losing recent posts in favor of old ones) and taking the forums offline for a few hours. Wasn't worth it.


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      12-22-2012 10:07 AM #27
      Quote Originally Posted by hardcoresuperstar View Post
      I think the bigger question is that what a guy who has a Leaf and a Prius is doing on a car forum?
      He's been a poster for years with an interesting history of cars.

      So who are you, a newbie who just happens to know about an old thread and talking about things you don't know about or a banned user making a snarky re-introduction?
      Quote Originally Posted by Boyz in da Park
      Proletariat, Bourgeoise - Everybody smellin' my potpourri...

    3. 12-22-2012 02:07 PM #28
      I've been reading this forum for couple of years, but decided register last summer. I think I asked a fair question about missing thread and this jackass (200HP4dr) decided to answer to my question with personal attack... So I think my reply was justified. You guys always welcome new members to this forum like this?

      I thank all of you who gave fair answers to my original question.

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      12-22-2012 02:15 PM #29
      Quote Originally Posted by hardcoresuperstar View Post
      I've been reading this forum for couple of years, but decided register last summer. I think I asked a fair question about missing thread and this jackass (200HP4dr) decided to answer to my question with personal attack... So I think my reply was justified. You guys always welcome new members to this forum like this?

      I thank all of you who gave fair answers to my original question.
      The history of The Car Lounge is replete with folks who have been filled with nothing but vitriol for those who either dislike what they like or fans of their cars' "enemies". With a whopping post count in the single digits, it's not a big stretch to assume that someone who asked about a long running thread is an old user who got banned for behavior such as that and simply created a new account. His post may have been over-the-top, but it escalated quickly. At this point it's not too late to kiss and make up, though.
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      Proletariat, Bourgeoise - Everybody smellin' my potpourri...

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      12-22-2012 02:28 PM #30
      The fist few days on TCL can be pretty rough on newbies. Don't take it personally.

      Chris is a good guy, just grumpy today. Happens to all of us.


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      12-22-2012 02:31 PM #31
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      I'm assuming it went to the same place as your last username. Perhaps even for the same reason.

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      Quote Originally Posted by hardcoresuperstar View Post
      Thank you for your very helpful answer.

      I think the bigger question is that what a guy who has a Leaf and a Prius is doing on a car forum?
      Quote Originally Posted by 200HP4dr View Post
      You must be new here. Plenty of Prius owners and at least 3 LEAF owners and growing.

      That and I've had more cars with power adders and suspensions mods than you've got IQ points chief, so you've got no ground to stand on there.

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      Well played, gentlemen... too close to call.

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      12-22-2012 02:32 PM #32
      Quote Originally Posted by barry2952 View Post
      Chris is a good guy, just grumpy today. Happens to all of us.

      Is that so? Because he always talks like someone sh*t in his cornflakes.
      Quote Originally Posted by RS-SIX View Post
      You guys are missing the point with manuals...not only does not one want to drive a manual, many active safety systems do not work with manual transmissions. Soon manual trans cars are going to be the most dangerous cars on the road. If they dont die a natural death, they will be outlawed.

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      12-22-2012 02:34 PM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by NoXenons View Post
      Is that so? Because he always talks like someone sh*t in his cornflakes.
      That was very visual.

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      12-22-2012 02:35 PM #34
      Quote Originally Posted by NoXenons View Post
      Is that so? Because he always talks like someone sh*t in his cornflakes.
      To you? Sure.
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      12-22-2012 02:37 PM #35
      In lieu of the original thread, this deserves to go here instead

      Throw an Audi engineer down a hole with a ladder and he will fashion a shovel from it and tunnel his way out

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      You could always call your insurance and say that some vandals tried to swap your car to rwd while you weren't looking.

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      12-22-2012 03:46 PM #36
      lame

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      12-24-2012 02:10 PM #37
      While we wait for a new Thread ...






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      12-24-2012 05:40 PM #38
      I wanted to ask the same.

      I was only on page 275 or so. Bummed that it disappeared but, it's nice to have an answer as to why.
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      Has anyone really been far even as decided to use even go want to look more like?

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      12-25-2012 11:37 PM #39

      Quote Originally Posted by RS-SIX View Post
      You guys are missing the point with manuals...not only does not one want to drive a manual, many active safety systems do not work with manual transmissions. Soon manual trans cars are going to be the most dangerous cars on the road. If they dont die a natural death, they will be outlawed.

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      12-25-2012 11:49 PM #40
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      reminds me of

      removed because realized just as annoying as the people that refuse to turn off their phone app's auto-spam with every post.

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      12-25-2012 11:56 PM #41
      Quote Originally Posted by BRealistic View Post
      reminds me of

      Pic not working, put I'm guessing "Automan".
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      12-25-2012 11:58 PM #42
      Soooo I check that thread often what did I miss that black holed it?!?! As far as I know the only way to get it there that quick is PRON!

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      12-26-2012 06:32 AM #43
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      12-26-2012 09:59 PM #44
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      12-26-2012 10:05 PM #45
      a weird part of me wants to see and drive that thing
      Quote Originally Posted by Troike View Post
      Every time I put the plastic to the rubber and see the SUV grilles in my rearview, I always look over and see I'm getting outpaced by a Prius.

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      12-26-2012 10:35 PM #46
      i remember being PARTLY responsible for getting the DIW thread before the most recent one thrown into the black hole a while back.

      i posted a random pic i found in the MKIV forums of a jetta with neon-colored wheels. turns out the girl who's car it was came into the thread and started bitching about me posting it.

      then that girl got in a fight with some dude she knew from somewhere else, and the bickering between the both of them got worse and worse for two pages until the mods turned on the black hole and sucked it away.

      i felt bad, but the car with the neon wheels sucked.

      good times!
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      12-26-2012 10:46 PM #47
      Quote Originally Posted by scoTT la rock View Post
      i remember being PARTLY responsible for getting the DIW thread before the most recent one thrown into the black hole a while back.

      i posted a random pic i found in the MKIV forums of a jetta with neon-colored wheels. turns out the girl who's car it was came into the thread and started bitching about me posting it.

      then that girl got in a fight with some dude she knew from somewhere else, and the bickering between the both of them got worse and worse for two pages until the mods turned on the black hole and sucked it away.

      i felt bad, but the car with the neon wheels sucked.

      good times!
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      12-29-2012 02:17 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by scoTT la rock View Post
      i remember being PARTLY responsible for getting the DIW thread before the most recent one thrown into the black hole a while back.

      i posted a random pic i found in the MKIV forums of a jetta with neon-colored wheels. turns out the girl who's car it was came into the thread and started bitching about me posting it.

      then that girl got in a fight with some dude she knew from somewhere else, and the bickering between the both of them got worse and worse for two pages until the mods turned on the black hole and sucked it away.

      i felt bad, but the car with the neon wheels sucked.

      good times!
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      12-29-2012 02:31 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post
      I'm filming this thread. Just thought I'd let everyone know. I've had some bad experiences with threads in the past.
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      I like when dumb people quote mechanical grip as a metric of whether or not a car is fun to drive. It's like saying McDonald's is the best restaurant because you get a lot of calories for your money.

    25. 12-29-2012 02:55 AM #50
      STOp being so ****ish, just bring back t.e thread. I said good day.

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