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    Since the clock is running...

    I am not posting this to be "Debbie Downer", but since there is a real possibility that it's the last time I will have a chance to do so....

    It's been a lot of fun AO. Lots of memories and hours spent on this site. Aside from what happens with the "save AO" thing, I wanted to be sure and give a shout out in case it's gone later.

    Thanks TK. Your product was a benchmark of quality.
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    Its a good point.

    AO aside what I learned on this sight affirmed to me that I am not the only one who believes there is more to running a busy than making the most money possible. Regardless of the outcome what I learned on this sight from many others and TK has been invaluable far beyond the game of paintball.
    "Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. Its not" - Dr Suess

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    Chicken little at it again.

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    Unhappy

    More worried about Bob than about AO.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Ando
    Chicken little at it again.



    Quote Originally Posted by going_home
    More worried about Bob than about AO.



    ^ this

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ando
    Chicken little at it again.
    Someones expressing their appreciation for AO and you wanna belittle them. Yeah thats nice.....

    Ando, before you joined AO, this forum was much friendlier (not just directed at you) as a whole, and looked past negative parts of a post and read deeper into them. Maybe you could try and do the same? Maybe we ALL could try and do the same.

    BE, after the things you said on another forum, I'm surprised you would post or even visit AO.
    I have nothing good to put here...........



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    Quote Originally Posted by Shane-O-Mac
    Someones expressing their appreciation for AO and you wanna belittle them. Yeah thats nice.....

    Ando, before you joined AO, this forum was much friendlier (not just directed at you) as a whole, and looked past negative parts of a post and read deeper into them. Maybe you could try and do the same? Maybe we ALL could try and do the same.

    BE, after the things you said on another forum, I'm surprised you would post or even visit AO.
    Yeah well I feel just as BigEvil does. I still visit this place daily multiple times but I also think that for Tom Kaye to ask the AO Community to fund the store and the other forums hosted along with Automags.org is a bit disingenuous.

    Back on Topic.

    If AO should go to the wayside I will say that I am grateful to have been a part of this community for the last 8 years. I have made some friends here that will be my friends forever! Had great times paying paintball with them and many others that I have not yet had a chance to talk with and officially "meet"!

    I am not worried about not seeing these guys again, we congragate on other sites! We can always use them to coordinate! I am not worried about this database either. I know the guys that have contributed mosst of it anyways and can give them a call if I really need something!

    Quote Originally Posted by going_home
    More worried about Bob than about AO.


    ^^^ I'm with you on this one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loguzzzzzz
    Yeah well I feel just as BigEvil does. I still visit this place daily multiple times but I also think that for Tom Kaye to ask the AO Community to fund the store and the other forums hosted along with Automags.org is a bit disingenuous.
    I looked back and do not recall where TK has been less than sincere about what to do with AO. IIRC his first comments involved selling it. Noone has stepped up and offered to buy it. Has TK not been forward from the beginning that such a move will benefit other sights as well? I read through the past and it seemed to me that TK was forward about it and everyone knew what was going on. I think you might have to hunt down a new word for what you think it is because disingenous just does not work by definition.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shane-O-Mac
    BE, after the things you said on another forum, I'm surprised you would post or even visit AO.
    Yeah well punk doesnt think this sight is relevant anymore or so he "posts" on other forums.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shane-O-Mac
    Someones expressing their appreciation for AO and you wanna belittle them. Yeah thats nice.....

    Ando, before you joined AO, this forum was much friendlier
    What are you talking about, this is the friendliest forum in all paintball.

    And FYI...this is my second account here on AO. The other (which I can't remember) was made between '03 and '04. I REMEMBER what AO was apparently you've forgotten and the potential it could have been is anybodies guess. Unfortunately, the sites badly hindered itself from growing. Having to PM admins on other forums to get registered here? Redonkulous!!!

    Lastly, before you go "shaming" me. My comment was a joke, if you knew Punkncat (MJ), that man is privy to a lot of WTF moments and drama, his glass is always half full. Trust me when I say this. You'll know when I'm belittling you.

    As for this site. I want it to prosper but it's been left to wither away the last 7 or so years...literally. The site could have been so much more then what it is now.

    Someone posted this on another site...
    AGD is his legacy not Fossils or DB Cooper
    If this place goes down in the way that everyone is "fearing" then there's nothing left keeping the legacy alive other then old PB cronies and scholars.

    Lastly, screw MCB, PBN, TechPB and every other PB forum out there...hell even BEO.

    I would rather see this place fall then be assimilated and become someones "honorary" sub forum.

    Die with class and be remembered for what you are...The baddest ****ing marker ever!!!

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    Last edited by Ando; 09-11-2012 at 01:47 AM.

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    $1200.00 and 25 days to go $3000

    Who pressed the panic button?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ando
    Lastly, before you go "shaming" me. My comment was a joke, if you knew Punkncat, that man is privy to a lot of WTF moments and drama, his glass is always half full. Trust me when I say this. You'll know when I'm belittling you.
    I had just let the comment go for what it was worth, but this is another story.

    If you were living the **** sandwich that I have been a part of the past five years I would love to see you coming on and being all "bright and cheery" for the masses. In addition to issues with my health and life, there have been a great deal going on with my wife and my children as well as friends. Unfortunately I just haven't had a whole lot of happy going on to report about lately. I use the forums to vent, much to several users voiced displeasure. I suggest that if my "drama" is more than you wish to see or deal with, I welcome you to discover the back button, or adding me to an ignore list. My situation is not such that I care to have you poking fun at me.

    Thanks.

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