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Old 11-27-2013, 06:35 PM   #91
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My highly organized German half says split. For example, when the new generation KTM 450 motor came out KTMtalk split the forum into RFS and XC4. That worked quite well.

Of course my rip roaring Irish half says lets fight about it and the last man standing decides.

Anyway, my point is I have notice, over time, that the Orange crush forum has changed in character. When the 950’s were the new big bike the forum was filled with ideas, new discussions and passion. As time has gone by many the original posters have dropped away. Probably do to the repeated questions that have already been discussed and solutions found. “They lost that lovin feelin.” The forum is not the same as it was.

Now, when new guys show up they risk being broiled in the flame if they haven't done their research. Fair enough, but its kind of like showing up to the gold strike late.

Now the 1190 will be the new girl and inspire fresh discussions and a rebirth of the old passions will come forth. Spontaneity will return. New problems and solutions found on the fly.

I know this is not decided yet...I think, and a split would be a natural evolution to this forum. The 950/990 will still be the original cool awesome forum and give the new generation it's rightful place in the sun. Come on guys do it, split is good.

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Old 11-27-2013, 09:45 PM   #92
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Old 11-27-2013, 10:17 PM   #93
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Once, when I was younger and at geology field camp our cook would mix powdered cheese into the scrambled eggs each morning. Tasted like shit!

The second week I spoke up at breakfast and before long I had the whole crew chanting no cheese, no cheese, no cheese. The next day… no cheese and matter of fact no cheese from then on.

It is only a matter of time before the split.
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Old 11-27-2013, 11:56 PM   #94
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Once upon a time, when I was younger and at geology field camp our cook would mix powdered cheese into the scrambled eggs each morning. Tasted like shit! The cook ignored requests for no cheese.

The second week I spoke up at breakfast and before long the whole crew was chanting no cheese, no cheese, no cheese. The next day… no cheese and matter of fact no cheese from then on.

It is only a matter of time before the split.
When I was younger, I yelled "no cheese" and my Dad got up and smacked me around the ears.

At that very point, I realised its best to not yell out "no cheese".
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Old 11-28-2013, 12:59 AM   #95
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Sorry Mate, I never would have brought up the cheesy story if I knew that it would bring up latent memories of your childhood abuse, my bad.
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Old 11-28-2013, 02:28 AM   #96
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merge with "battle scooters"?

"some assembly required"?










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Old 11-28-2013, 02:36 AM   #97
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When I was younger, I yelled "no cheese" and my Dad got up and smacked me around the ears.

At that very point, I realised its best to not yell out "no cheese".

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Sorry Mate, I never would have brought up the cheesy story if I knew that it would bring up latent memories of your childhood abuse, my bad.

Thats what I like about ADV, no matter what the topic theres always a funny prick
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Old 11-28-2013, 04:53 PM   #98
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When I was younger, I yelled "no cheese" and my Dad got up and smacked me around the ears.

At that very point, I realised its best to not yell out "no cheese".
As I recall several pages ago you announced the decision had been made to leave OC as it is. So I'm thinking there is a message in your " no cheese" disclosure.
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Old 11-28-2013, 10:49 PM   #99
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There is an old saying here in Greece.

The voice of the people is the rage of God.
Cheers.

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Old 11-28-2013, 11:50 PM   #100
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I understand that the mods decided to ignore the majority of posters here, yet I think that a split would be a good idea. But many of the reasons expressed here surprise me. The issues we face between the 1190 and th 950-90 are different, but we all face issues. But we also have fun with our bikes and looking at the reports here, that kind of fun seems to re-unite 1190 and 9x0. Is it really about crushing coffee beans with teeth vs filter coffee, candles vs headlamp, freshly skinned sheep skin vs merino wool undies ?? I'm sure that in a near future you may even see 1190 and 9x0 smile at each other (do 9x0 riders smile ?) and have a drink or two together.


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Old 11-29-2013, 12:16 AM   #101
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I understand that the mods decided to ignore the majority of posters here, yet I think that a split would be a good idea.
The GS boxer forum seems to be doing all right, and there are lots of models there (1100, 1150, 1200, 1200 LC).

I think the Orange Crush got used to being basically a single-model forum and people are a bit irritated that they need to sort through threads.

Maybe a bit more discipline from posters (instead of a subject line like "Suspension suggestions", what about "Suspension suggestions for 990 Adv") would go a long way in making the forum more readable without any need for splits and anything.
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Old 11-29-2013, 05:03 AM   #102
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Can we get this thread moved to the basement?? Tired of seeing it and having to click past it. Really annoying.

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Old 11-29-2013, 10:35 AM   #103
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can we get this thread moved to the basement?? Tired of seeing it and having to click past it. Really annoying.


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Old 11-29-2013, 11:47 AM   #104
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It's never totally made sense to me that the 9x0 SuperMoto/SuperDuke discussion was forced into Road Warriors simply because they were not "off-road"

What I would like to see is a split like:
-> Orange Crush
--> 950/990 LC8 Dual Sport
--> 1190 LC8 Dual Sport
--> LC8 Street
I vote for this with a small add. It will help out the thumpers section at the same time. Plus, there are a lot of things in common between the Newer EFI thumpers and the larger v-twins in regard to components and tips/tricks related to them.

-> Orange Crush
--> 950/990 LC8 Dual Sport
--> 1190 LC8 Dual Sport
--> LC8 Street
--> KTM Thumpers
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Old 11-30-2013, 08:09 PM   #105
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it's never totally made sense to me that the 9x0 supermoto/superduke discussion was forced into road warriors simply because they were not "off-road"

what i would like to see is a split like:
-> orange crush
--> 950/990 lc8 dual sport
--> 1190 lc8 dual sport
--> lc8 street
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