Thanks to Racer-X & John

Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby koimaster » February 23rd 2017, 12:09pm

I wanted to thank Russ aka Racer-X for his post yesterday in the Citizen forum. It has been made a sticky and better yet, it is not in PDF format. I had noticed the recent posts Russ had made which were almost identical to the source page and was impressed with them. I normally copy and paste into a PDF format because quite honestly, Russ is a lot better at posting this stuff than I am.

I had asked Russ to try to bring that data in from the Citizen page and he was more than up for the task. I think we all owe him a pat on the back and a beer. :fdfd:

I appreciate it more than I can say. One of my reasons for having things like this done this way is to keep information like this from going away if the source site goes away.

I have a standing policy to import old forums or blogs into Watchlords to preserve the information for as long as we are around. Places like the deskdiver, horology guild, PMWF and other sites have gone away and the posts and information went away with them. That is a big loss for our hobby and I am pretty sure most of us would like to keep that stuff around somehow.

At any rate, my thanks again to Russ, he deserves a big thank you from all of us.

As to our resident joker and lover of all things Susan Boyle, thanks for doing the auctions, all of them over the years. It is time consuming and a pain in the ass to put them on and you have done a great job. So next time we get together I will spring for dinner and drinks. I will also call the police to let them know you had a few too many. :mrgreen:

To Spanky, thanks for the donation and what happens in the policy room stays there as you said. I never let what we say there or elsewhere taint my rose tinted glasses.


To all of our members, thanks for making this place what it is, the best hater site on the interweb!



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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby BigCheez » February 23rd 2017, 12:13pm

Thanks to the aforementioned, and as well to you, Alain. The place does rock.
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby smellody » February 23rd 2017, 12:21pm

Very nice everyone! Koi, Racer, Conjurnerer, and even Spanky with all those outrageous world views.

I remember one time Racer helped me out with my Ruffles love.

WL is a good place.
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby TemerityB » February 23rd 2017, 12:33pm

Yes, indeed.
I bought a dive watch from them that literally had “dive” in the name. The instructions said not to dive with it - it was only meant to LOOK like a dive watch. It was also fast by more that a minute per day. Garbage. Never again. - IWG buyer on Reddit
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby Racer-X » February 23rd 2017, 12:49pm

The wealth of info hosted here is staggering and I'm glad to be a part. Really appreciate all the work done by you, Alain, and the great members here.
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby jaw » February 23rd 2017, 12:54pm

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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby bobbee » February 23rd 2017, 1:53pm

Yes, some brilliant info on this site, that I have hardly touched yet. I hope I live long enough to read it all.
Thanks to all here for your input, no matter how much.
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby Hawk » February 23rd 2017, 2:05pm

And the fact I'm still living rent free in his head makes me grin and giggle.
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby Thunder1 » February 23rd 2017, 2:07pm

Ebels are a lot like women that lack a low cut dress that zips up the side...neither get the love that they deserve...
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby conjurer » February 23rd 2017, 8:51pm

Racer-X wrote:The wealth of info hosted here is staggering and I'm glad to be a part. Really appreciate all the work done by you, Alain, and the great members here.

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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby biglove » February 23rd 2017, 10:15pm

Props to the esteemed aforementioned Lords and to Alain for putting up with our sorry asses.

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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby eddiea » February 24th 2017, 4:29am

Hawk wrote:Image

I'm right now giving some serious consideration to the idea of moving to Tampa and join a militia.....
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Re: Thanks to Racer-X & John

Postby Britboy » February 24th 2017, 3:15pm

Seconded, thirded and fourthed..
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