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What happened to this place?

Post by Shadow » Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:34 am

Decided to take a year off from this forum (for many different reasons) and now I come back only go realize that it's nearly dead. What happened? Did everyone lose interest like I did?
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by tankinbeans » Sun Feb 07, 2016 11:33 am

Welcome back, Shadow. I've been wondering where you'd gone to. I think clutchdisc and inlinepaul ran away, haven't seen Corolla around, but many are still around answering questions and stuff.

In the interim I went from feeling like an interloper being as I had the automatic Escape to be one of the SS again with my Focus ST, in Tangerine Scream no less.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by wannabe » Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:12 pm

Shadow wrote:Decided to take a year off from this forum (for many different reasons) and now I come back only go realize that it's nearly dead. What happened? Did everyone lose interest like I did?
no? i think people have a life....and newer cars aren't being made stick so theres not so many newbs
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by watkins » Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:11 pm

Im still around, but I dont have much interest in the "How does I drive car?" part of the forums these days
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by Shadow » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:51 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Welcome back, Shadow. I've been wondering where you'd gone to. I think clutchdisc and inlinepaul ran away, haven't seen Corolla around, but many are still around answering questions and stuff.

In the interim I went from feeling like an interloper being as I had the automatic Escape to be one of the SS again with my Focus ST, in Tangerine Scream no less.
Focus ST...nice! I've been busy with building a new house. I moved 2 hours south for my job.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by Shadow » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:54 pm

wannabe wrote:
Shadow wrote:Decided to take a year off from this forum (for many different reasons) and now I come back only go realize that it's nearly dead. What happened? Did everyone lose interest like I did?
no? i think people have a life....and newer cars aren't being made stick so theres not so many newbs
Hmm.....I guess the crowd will eventually die out as sticks become less available. But there are still lots of manuals available in new cars.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by Shadow » Sun Feb 07, 2016 5:56 pm

watkins wrote:Im still around, but I dont have much interest in the "How does I drive car?" part of the forums these days
Yeah, I hear ya. Need some good content to stir up some interest.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by Shadow » Sun Feb 07, 2016 6:00 pm

So I drove an M4 the other day. I was surprised when I downshifted and the car rev matched for me. I don't remember reading about that feature on the M4. Apparently, the new M2 will also have it.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by potownrob » Mon Feb 08, 2016 2:47 am

Shadow wrote:
tankinbeans wrote:Welcome back, Shadow. I've been wondering where you'd gone to. I think clutchdisc and inlinepaul ran away, haven't seen Corolla around, but many are still around answering questions and stuff.

In the interim I went from feeling like an interloper being as I had the automatic Escape to be one of the SS again with my Focus ST, in Tangerine Scream no less.
Focus ST...nice! I've been busy with building a new house. I moved 2 hours south for my job.
Welcome Back!! I noticed you weren't posting but it doesn't seem like it's been a year already (i mean that in the best way possible). At least you didn't tell us all off like another prominent member did before leaving a few years back (anyone remember that??). 8) So you moved to South Joysey?? :)
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by AHTOXA » Mon Feb 08, 2016 4:43 pm

I'm still here as well, but I rarely come here any more. I'm still a manual enthusiast and recently switched to a manual Forester for my current vehicle, but my general interests have shifted a bit, and this forum rarely has discussions about backpacking, motorcycle adventuring, backpacking, hiking, etc.

So, most of my online time is spent reading ADVrider and similar places to get inspiration for places to venture out to. That, and I spend most of my free time outside of the house riding the bikes, traveling and getting my hiking boots dirty.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by Shadow » Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:12 am

potownrob wrote:Welcome Back!! I noticed you weren't posting but it doesn't seem like it's been a year already (i mean that in the best way possible). At least you didn't tell us all off like another prominent member did before leaving a few years back (anyone remember that??). 8) So you moved to South Joysey?? :)
Yeah....never thought I'd leave NY, but the opportunity was too good to pass up. It's nice down here and there's a lot of open space. Kinda reminds me of upstate NY in some ways. As a bonus, real estate and taxes are much less expensive here than home. Such a big difference....
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by potownrob » Tue Feb 09, 2016 2:14 am

Shadow wrote:
potownrob wrote:Welcome Back!! I noticed you weren't posting but it doesn't seem like it's been a year already (i mean that in the best way possible). At least you didn't tell us all off like another prominent member did before leaving a few years back (anyone remember that??). 8) So you moved to South Joysey?? :)
Yeah....never thought I'd leave NY, but the opportunity was too good to pass up. It's nice down here and there's a lot of open space. Kinda reminds me of upstate NY in some ways. As a bonus, real estate and taxes are much less expensive here than home. Such a big difference....
southern jersey definitely has similarities to upstate ny. in many ways it's even nicer. many picture jersey as the land of smoke stacks, ghettos and endless sketchy foreign gas pump jockeys, but that's only in parts of jersey (namely in certain parts of northern jersey). :lol:
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by Tups » Tue Feb 09, 2016 1:54 pm

I'm having motivational issues and a Ford ASBO, so I haven't been around on the forum that much. I burp up something on the IRC channel from time to time, though.
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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by RITmusic2k » Tue Feb 09, 2016 3:16 pm

Hi guys!

Yeah, it's quiet here - in the last month there have been a few newcomers with questions, but THC and RP usually have the responses handled by the time I check in... so I haven't been commenting nearly as much either. We're probably all in a similar boat - still enthusiastic, but otherwise busy.

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Re: What happened to this place?

Post by potownrob » Wed Feb 10, 2016 2:42 am

RITmusic2k wrote:Hi guys!

Yeah, it's quiet here - in the last month there have been a few newcomers with questions, but THC and RP usually have the responses handled by the time I check in... so I haven't been commenting nearly as much either. We're probably all in a similar boat - still enthusiastic, but otherwise busy.
time to get busy producing new members :D :twisted: :shock:
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