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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby trailgumby » Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:56 pm

Mulger bill wrote:
trailgumby wrote:My comments directed to the "journalist" (I use the term loosely), lambasting her for failing to do even basic internet checks on the guy's background via google and ASIC's names registration search have apparently not passed the censor.


Please please please tell me you're not surprised at this? I've been published quite a bit over the years but never the bits commenting on poor journalism, regardless of the validity :roll:

nah, it's par for the course as you say. I've never had a comment like it published, and it wasn't my aim. But I'm happy to be surprised. :D It was more to send a message to the journo to lift their game.

The comments sections are only there to raise the temperature of the conflict -> draw more eyes to the page -> improve their hit count -> maintain or improve their ability to charge advertising rates.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby ldrcycles » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:00 pm

I got a laugh out of Birdbrain's comment, really, that was the best he could come up with? You must be quaking in your boots womble, curled up in the corner sucking your thumb :) .
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Wed Jun 13, 2012 10:06 pm

Couldn't decide which to use though. I'm right handed but my left thumb is better looking, so I'm sucking both and punching the keyboard with my nose.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:25 am

Mr Nightingale is like a -------- disease atm! :evil:

Sent to my phone yesterday and today:
@1.35pm 13/06/2012
"Saw your comments, had a laugh, posted a warning bout your validity as a group interested in safety."
@11.03am today
"Am seeking legal advice as to your defamitory comments on twitter and conecting them to my private business."
From myself:
@11.18am today
"Feel free. There has been nothing untoward said. You are sailing close to the wind Mr Nightingale regards these texts and they will be posted elsewhere.
Please do not .contact this number again".

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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jun 14, 2012 12:06 pm

...And proceeds to direct threats to the SCA Twitter account - @CityBastron btw - all whilst delivering valuable cargo, acting as Presifent of the IDA and liasing/preparing reports and federal funding submissions and giving interviews to the local rags.
I feel so insignificant :(
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:00 pm

He does all that on top of his 60 odd hours a week delivering parcels?

And he thinks cyclists are a menace?

Anybody got a fatigue management handbook they can send him?
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:12 pm

Actually I do.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 14, 2012 6:20 pm

:shock: Don't send that to 'im Dave, he'd throw it out the window at some poor GC commuter and claim self defence 'cos that big meany fellow truck driver from Brissy said "Is not" to to him.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby lethoso » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:50 pm

well I'm glad this thread seems like it has a happy ending :)
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby gorilla monsoon » Thu Jun 21, 2012 1:20 pm

I remember Ron Nightingale! Oh, yes, I had a few dealings with him when I lived and worked in Brisbane. Oh, yes!
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jun 21, 2012 3:34 pm

gorilla monsoon wrote:I remember Ron Nightingale! Oh, yes, I had a few dealings with him when I lived and worked in Brisbane. Oh, yes!

O tell...
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 21, 2012 5:36 pm

Please tell.

Y'know Womble, sometimes yer lack of manners can be somewhat disconcerting. :P
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:08 pm

Please be quiet :mrgreen:
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby Mulger bill » Thu Jun 21, 2012 6:35 pm

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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby stanevelyn » Thu Jun 21, 2012 7:08 pm

Mr Nightingale and Co have failed to address the fundamental issues that affect all cyclists and that is the behaviour of their so called professional drivers. I see on a daily basis disgusting behaviour, uncourteous driving, dangerous driving, and the blatant flaunting of road rules by the so called professional drivers in sometimes unroadworthy vehicles that put other peoples lives at risk. The people whose road behaviour should be exemplary. In all manner of vehicles from courier vans through to semi trailers, and road trains in certain parts.
It's always easy to blame the vulnerable, even bullyish, but to come up with reasonable workable solutions that impact positively and fairly upon all road users takes a little more intelligence, such as solutions offered in overseas countries.
Unfortunately this mob does not have the necessary qualifications, nor experience to formulate such strategies. And therefore this country will always lag decades behind worlds best practice in road building, design, driver licensing, and law enforcement.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby gorilla monsoon » Thu Jun 21, 2012 10:03 pm

The 2nd Womble wrote:
gorilla monsoon wrote:I remember Ron Nightingale! Oh, yes, I had a few dealings with him when I lived and worked in Brisbane. Oh, yes!

O tell...



Sorry, professional confidentialities and all that. But I can say my opinion of the gentleman was not terribly high.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby The 2nd Womble » Thu Jun 21, 2012 11:15 pm

gorilla monsoon wrote:
The 2nd Womble wrote:
gorilla monsoon wrote:I remember Ron Nightingale! Oh, yes, I had a few dealings with him when I lived and worked in Brisbane. Oh, yes!

O tell...



Sorry, professional confidentialities and all that. But I can say my opinion of the gentleman was not terribly high.

Well that proves you're better than Ron right there. I'll still let him know he can count on yours and Michael Schumacker's support regardless. I'm sure Fritz drove a Rainbow Couriers van before his talent was discovered.
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Re: Well waddaya know? New Queensland Boys Club Inc.

Postby munga » Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:26 pm

what next? rego for walking on a footpath?
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