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Old 07-08-2014, 08:14 AM   #43
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Old 07-08-2014, 09:09 AM   #44
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My dear alwayson,

I've read this forum off and on since about 2005, but you finally got me to join. I gather the way things are usually done are more along the lines of "Sorry to bother you folks, while I know everyone has their own trials and tribulations in life, health issues, work commitments, family members who need you, and other aspects of daily life that consume your time, I could use a hand. I've got a new [name coach, year, and engine] and while I've tried to find it in the seeming 1000 pages of the manual I can't for the life of me find the service schedule. I too am burdened with things that consume my time, including one that is a whopper, but pardon me if I leave out the particulars. And I was hoping someone familiar with this engine could fill me in on when it is due for its first servicing. Thanks in advance for your time and assistance!"

Now you wouldn't need to say every word, but I wanted you to get a feel for the sentiment involved. Most folks here are incredibly helpful. Regardless of what you've experienced elsewhere, I don't believe you have license to breeze in and treat people rudely.

And yes, I read your first post as incredibly rude, demanding, and completely insensitive to what the people you expect help from may be experiencing in their own lives.

But I assure you, that alone would never have prompted me to go through the trouble of joining this forum. What got me out of my chair, figuratively, were your sanctimonious replies to people who gave you a dose of what you brought on yourself.

Not one, not two, but to just about every single person who tried to point out your post made you sound insufferable -- or, and this seems to be lost on you, those who tried to tip you off that RVing isn't always like driving a car. You can't always just get in, get going, and take it to the dealer to get fixed. Things are always shaking, always breaking, some repair places are dishonest, some are incompetent, and if you don't take an active hand in learning the systems you may find yourself stuck, or ripped off to the tune of, possibly, thousands of dollars. Now you may be blessed beyond belief and avoid all of this, but that is what they were trying to warn you about.

Now I'm going to use your smarmy replies to others as my inspiration for my final paragraph. There's a lesson here, if you are open to it

Thank you alwayson for putting these people in their place. They were rude to you and you would think they were raised in a barn. I get the feeling none of these men ever worked for 35 years or more in any job -- least of all in something noble like the military or law enforcement. Moreover, my mother raised me to know that if you care for someone like a saint, and suffer every day for it, other people should not only divine this fact through the magic of the Internet, but leave their criticism of you at the door. When you're burdened as you are, the last thing you need to worry about is coming into a new group and conversing in the respectful manner to which they've grown accustomed. Snapping your fingers and getting prompt service is what you were right to expect. You're paying these forum contributors good money after all. And since none of them have jobs, loved ones to care for, or even health issues of their own, you're the one due the benefit of the doubt and due deference, not the other way around. And, as you suggest, they might be stupid and worthless anyway, like on other social media outlets. No need to waste your time listening to them drone on with all their experience and nonsense like that. One would think everyone here was raised in a barn. Well alwayson, it's nice to find someone else who understands you get more bees with vinegar. Have a joyous day and a blessed life. You are an inspiration to people everywhere!



Yes, indeed. WELCOME to the forum Southpark.

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Old 07-08-2014, 09:29 AM   #45
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I think this topic has more than ran it's course. Time to move on!


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This thread may have run its course. But I have to admit I read it everyday. Not at all about when to change the oil but more of a study of social human interaction on the web.
After all South parks response was well worth the time spent. Priceless.
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Old 07-08-2014, 02:14 PM   #47
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Well you are certainly free to do that. Others may wish to continue reading, learning, posting.
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Old 07-08-2014, 03:16 PM   #48
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What.... we are just welcoming a new member Southpark.
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Old 07-09-2014, 12:02 AM   #49
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This is to South Park and i am glad you got out of your chair your point is taken , all I can say a man with a way with words , you're wasting a lot time of your time in that chair , a smart man , I really don't know how many times I have to say I am sorry , but please keep posting , the post didn't make me feel hurt or mad or attacked , I found myself wanting to know more about you and read more , but you missed one that I posted on the wrong thread , Maybe the next post you can nail me on that one . LOL and others seem to enjoy your way with words too , Dang , I wasn't going to post here again but you made me laugh Thanks for your time and the way with words . Blessing and Good By
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