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Solo grey nomads page has gone weird


I thought this page was to help solo nomads connect 

Now I feel uncomfortable about announcing my solo epic trip coming up



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Wannabe nomad wrote:

I thought this page was to help solo nomads connect 

Now I feel uncomfortable about announcing my solo epic trip coming up


 Not the only Topic to go weird,something needs fixing.think I will drop out for a while



-- Edited by Plain Truth on Saturday 24th of February 2024 04:08:49 PM

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Yes! It is unfortunate that GN's has been allowed to drift into a general whinge site displaying ego;s. Then there are the few who seem to have magic mushrooms for breakfast.

I also would like to return to a practical site discussing caravans, motorhomes and travel - doubt that any new readers find this current drift worthwhile enough to continue with it.

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Yes! It is unfortunate that GN's has been allowed to drift into a general whinge site displaying ego;s. Then there are the few who seem to have magic mushrooms for breakfast.

I also would like to return to a practical site discussing caravans, motorhomes and travel - doubt that any new readers find this current drift worthwhile enough to continue with it.


 I think that this applies to most sections of the forum these days.  Much of the discussion seems to be about social issues & not caravanning.

Mind you, I get drawn in from time to time and add to the general discussion  .. especially when the right wingers get going.

 



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Cupie wrote:

Possum3 wrote:

Yes! It is unfortunate that GN's has been allowed to drift into a general whinge site displaying ego;s. Then there are the few who seem to have magic mushrooms for breakfast.

I also would like to return to a practical site discussing caravans, motorhomes and travel - doubt that any new readers find this current drift worthwhile enough to continue with it.


 I think that this applies to most sections of the forum these days.  Much of the discussion seems to be about social issues & not caravanning.

Mind you, I get drawn in from time to time and add to the general discussion  .. especially when the right wingers get going.

 






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-- Edited by dogbox on Monday 26th of February 2024 03:17:44 PM

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If the weirdness referred to are the posts from Extraordinary Rendition I can understand why some folk may not connect with what he writes, but I for one think his posts are far more real & about life on the road than many.

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Cuppa wrote:

If the weirdness referred to are the posts from Extraordinary Rendition I can understand why some folk may not connect with what She writes, but I for one think hER posts are far more real & about life on the road than many.


 A couple of minor corrections. While I thought the posts a little unusual I did not see anything that would justify the OPs comment.



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Cuppa wrote:

If the weirdness referred to are the posts from Extraordinary Rendition I can understand why some folk may not connect with what She writes, but I for one think hER posts are far more real & about life on the road than many.


 A couple of minor corrections. While I thought the posts a little unusual I did not see anything that would justify the OPs comment.


He's a bloke (?) ... and a philosopher.

https://thegreynomads.activeboard.com/t70441880/a-credible-seeming-stranger-that-you-approch/

 



-- Edited by dorian on Monday 26th of February 2024 06:40:04 PM

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Have a look at the profile. Gender F and female first name.

I assume your link referred to these words ..." As A bloke I would do it too." Perhaps that could have meant "If I were a bloke I would do it too."

But then " far better two blokes who had already made plans together". So maybe it is a little strange.



-- Edited by Are We Lost on Monday 26th of February 2024 07:10:13 PM

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Are We Lost wrote:
Cuppa wrote:

If the weirdness referred to are the posts from Extraordinary Rendition I can understand why some folk may not connect with what She writes, but I for one think hER posts are far more real & about life on the road than many.


 A couple of minor corrections. While I thought the posts a little unusual I did not see anything that would justify the OPs comment.


 You may be correct, but my point was that I found her/his posts quite refreshing. 



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Oh Gosh I cant imagine how horribly unsettleing you must have found it all !



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Dorian .. You seem to make sense.  I am not making Solo Road Life wierd  or challenging though it might be , but isnt Life everywhere? . I am merely reporting what it is. It is endearing and I love it .. The Grey Nomad Page hasnr gone Wierd .. It has merely put you in touch wit Reality .. accept or stay in the burbs.  No Dis Dorian I had to use you as an interlocutior because I was never given a direct oportunity to make my caser. .. Cheers Mate.



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Well with all this weirdness and Ghastliness Wannabe nomad  .. I hope it helps you venture out just that little bit further knowing I wont be on the road.. No it is all your's.. I am equestered away in my evil hide out and will be for quite some time so you can relax.



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Folks just relax... I am a 60 something bloke that has has a background in  ..well really does it matter ? (OK Geophysics) sure I like hearing the stories on the road. But if you find my observations so unsettling ? I am a bloke that will never drive past you if you are in trouble as I made plain in my stories.

But if you chose not to then just dont relax.



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But if you find  Narrative such as mine a problem .. Hey stay Home .. I am the Good Bloke .. there are others that arent.



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Another problem where (approximately) 2% of population stuff it up for the rest of us !! Dont FEED the trolls !! Cheer up . Yes been away for a while myself.

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Extraordinary Rendition wrote:

 I am a 60 something bloke


 Does not quite match the profile.

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Ï would like to know what the hell he/she is on about. A bit of plain English may help if indeed he/she is real and not a troll.

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Well work it out for yourselves ...If you think I am a Troll then ask yourselves .. Why would I ? .. if you live on the Road then you have to decide the level of Risk you are encountering.  But there also exists that Risk  that you are too gutless and insular to enjoy the company and great fellowship of people that come across initially as incomprehensible.

You  might miss hearing some great stories.

I grew up with stories from the 30s about "swaggies" and why they are who they are. It is part of being Australian . If that is too much for you then I respect that.

We are the 2000 version of "swaggies'   ... It is our heritage.

And the strange people i met on the road turned out to be an inspiration ..

Should you guys chose to eschew such contact I dont blame you ..We can be a little bit unsettling

Peace.



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Some of the places I have stayed were risky risky biscuits...  but on first blush they looked just fine. After 8 years on the Road I know how to pick it.

 

OK .. dont listen to me .. find out for yourselves.

 

 



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What a load of crap.

No doubt a troll



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The world is a very varied place. You'd like to think that everyone else is just like you, and it's easy to think that if you live in an echo chamber, but they're not. Mr E. Rendition is part of the rich tapestry of life, online and on the road.

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AWL just out of interest Hanna Reitsch was a ww2 German test pilot and all round gun Aviatrix, died in 1979.

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dorian wrote:
Are We Lost wrote:
Cuppa wrote:

If the weirdness referred to are the posts from Extraordinary Rendition I can understand why some folk may not connect with what She writes, but I for one think hER posts are far more real & about life on the road than many.


 A couple of minor corrections. While I thought the posts a little unusual I did not see anything that would justify the OPs comment.


He's a bloke (?) ... and a philosopher.

https://thegreynomads.activeboard.com/t70441880/a-credible-seeming-stranger-that-you-approch/

  Dorian,You can't take this person seriously, is he a male or female.It is a blatant liar deceiving you.

And you call him a philosopher, next you will be his disciple.

Another post he fixed the ladies camper and said he was the carpenter,insinuating  the messiah.

Then it quoted the writing on the wall, I certainly hope it applies to the poster.This is what is written.

MENE MENE-TEKE-PETES.

Don't get sucked in,it knows what it is doing.

GET THE FORUM BACK TO WHAT IT USED TO BE.

 



-- Edited by dorian on Monday 26th of February 2024 06:40:04 PM


 



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