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Im flaming........sorry......Why are there so many douchebags in our hobby?????

Im flaming........sorry......Why are there so many douchebags in our hobby?????

Old 06-15-2010, 01:11 AM
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Some people do it for kicks, because they either have such an empty life or they feel threatened by you on or off the track for whatever reason.

I've seen it happen with a group of racers too, i'd say that was more intimidating than just one person.

Whatever their reasons or motives, just smile and move on, life's too short.
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Old 06-15-2010, 05:48 AM
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If you make something idiot proof, they will just make better idiots....
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Old 06-15-2010, 06:41 AM
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Originally Posted by Nova F1 Racer View Post
If you make something idiot proof, they will just make better idiots....
And it doesn't what or where you are. I've been asked a question so stupid at work that I actually stop and think of a response and to make sure the guy was being serious.
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Old 06-17-2010, 07:00 PM
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53% of americans are fataly stupid.
Need proof? Check you local ballot boxes.

Usually stupid people would just die off, but we have welfare that pays extra when stupid people make tons of little baby stupid people. So now we encourage stupid people to breed. And supposedly "smart" people think this is a great idea.



RC is an odd hobby. Why is it surprizing that it attract more strange people than other hobbies?
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Zerodefect View Post
RC is an odd hobby. Why is it surprizing that it attract more strange people than other hobbies?
Obviously you've never been into model railroading
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:27 AM
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Originally Posted by jiml View Post
Obviously you've never been into model railroading
Isn't that the truth.
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:43 AM
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It could be worse...

You could be into train spotting
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Old 06-18-2010, 05:58 AM
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Over here (in the US) their called train buffs, yea..RC guys are pretty normal when compaired to them..I work for a Railroad and get to see it first hand..funny stuff
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Old 06-18-2010, 07:13 AM
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Actually they're called rail fans.

I guess if you see it every day it's gets a little old.

Train guys may be weird, but they're harmless. The problem with RC racing is there are too many a-holes! It only takes 1 a-hole to make 10 people leave the hobby for good.
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Old 06-18-2010, 07:30 AM
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For the most they are harmless, but not all of them are, we've had a few scarry moments..do you remember what happened in chatsworth ca? The engineer was texting some rail fans (not their fault..but), ran a red and hit a freight train, killed 19. We have had them steal stuff, be where they should not be..tresspass..not harmless in my opinion..
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Old 06-19-2010, 08:23 AM
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There are always a couple of idiots who ruin it for everyone else.
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Old 06-19-2010, 12:17 PM
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We has young people on this forum........
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Old 06-19-2010, 02:15 PM
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ive never met an a-hole rail fan. I have been in some model rail clubs. there are a lot of weirdos, but mostly very warm and generous fellows. but RC there are a lot of cocky people and one-uppers. its more of a competitive hobby.
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Old 06-20-2010, 09:59 AM
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Well, racing will do that.

The thing that's wrong with our hobby is that there's no room any more for the people who just want to go out an run their cars. Everything is race, race, race, and the people who do go out just to have fun are yelled at and called all sorts of names. When you get an attitude like that from someone why would you stay in the hobby?
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Old 06-20-2010, 10:33 AM
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People take a toy to seriously. Racing toys does not get you into the Daytona 500.
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