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Post by tomscott » Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:34 am

handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am If people are wondering why more people don’t post it’s because of threads like this.

I’m a relatively new member, I post a bit, but threads like this put me off. I’m just being honest. I think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29 and he’s told us this many, many times.

From the outside looking in, why would a G29 owner want to contribute to a forum that’s dominated by a few members who love to tell people how much they don’t like the car that they drive?

I personally do not see the value in threads like this. Forums don’t grow and survive just based on noise. There needs to be meaningful discussion.

This thread could have been ‘has anyone noticed that the seat colours have changed?’, but instead the OP is banging the same old drum to justify why he didn’t end up buying a car that many of us love and enjoy.

How about we change the tone here and be a bit more positive and inclusive? Or should I come onto the E89 forum and say how lucky I am that I no longer own one? :o
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Post by Argyll Andy » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:02 am

handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29
Don’t know how you’ve come to that conclusion when the OP took delivery of a brand new M40i about a month ago. What he doesn’t like is the cognac seats the dealer tried to stiff him with because they placed/confirmed his order with cognac without checking with him first when he wanted black or red
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    Post by Nictrix » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:17 am

    Argyll Andy wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:02 am
    handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29
    Don’t know how you’ve come to that conclusion when the OP took delivery of a brand new M40i about a month ago. What he doesn’t like is the cognac seats the dealer tried to stiff him with because they placed/confirmed his order with cognac without checking with him first when he wanted black.
    I was going to say that, he had one on order and was waiting for it.
    He has been rather quiet lately though, quite unusual.
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    Post by Argyll Andy » Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:49 am

    Nictrix wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:17 am
    Argyll Andy wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:02 am
    handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29
    Don’t know how you’ve come to that conclusion when the OP took delivery of a brand new M40i about a month ago. What he doesn’t like is the cognac seats the dealer tried to stiff him with because they placed/confirmed his order with cognac without checking with him first when he wanted black or red
    He has been rather quiet lately though, quite unusual.
    New business is really taking off by all accounts :thumbsup:
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      Post by Wyldie85 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:11 am

      handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am If people are wondering why more people don’t post it’s because of threads like this.

      I’m a relatively new member, I post a bit, but threads like this put me off. I’m just being honest. I think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29 and he’s told us this many, many times.

      From the outside looking in, why would a G29 owner want to contribute to a forum that’s dominated by a few members who love to tell people how much they don’t like the car that they drive?

      I personally do not see the value in threads like this. Forums don’t grow and survive just based on noise. There needs to be meaningful discussion.

      This thread could have been ‘has anyone noticed that the seat colours have changed?’, but instead the OP is banging the same old drum to justify why he didn’t end up buying a car that many of us love and enjoy.

      How about we change the tone here and be a bit more positive and inclusive? Or should I come onto the E89 forum and say how lucky I am that I no longer own one? :o
      It’s nothing to do with the dealer stiffing him or whatever else went on in that 100 page saga. This is to do with the colour of the leather. Some like it, some don’t. Some pictures make it look more tan, some more orange, some brown, OK.

      I quite agree with handymanuk, a change of tone or discussion is much more engaging and interesting to read.
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      Post by enzed4 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 10:24 am

      handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am Or should I come onto the E89 forum and say how lucky I am that I no longer own one? :o
      Rest assured, there will be a queue of E85/86 owners behind you, ready to add their support for a bit of E89 bashing... :rofl: :rofl:
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      Post by Obs-Com » Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:48 am

      Nictrix wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:17 am
      Argyll Andy wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:02 am
      handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29

      Don’t know how you’ve come to that conclusion when the OP took delivery of a brand new M40i about a month ago. What he doesn’t like is the cognac seats the dealer tried to stiff him with because they placed/confirmed his order with cognac without checking with him first when he wanted black.
      I was going to say that, he had one on order and was waiting for it.
      He has been rather quiet lately though, quite unusual.
      So is John now in the exclusive G29 club (even more exclusive if you have matte paint!😂)? I can’t recall an update on the order? Hopefully he’s not lost at sea!
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      Post by Argyll Andy » Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:07 pm

      Obs-Com wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 11:48 am
      Nictrix wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:17 am
      Argyll Andy wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 9:02 am
      Don’t know how you’ve come to that conclusion when the OP took delivery of a brand new M40i about a month ago. What he doesn’t like is the cognac seats the dealer tried to stiff him with because they placed/confirmed his order with cognac without checking with him first when he wanted black.
      I was going to say that, he had one on order and was waiting for it.
      He has been rather quiet lately though, quite unusual.
      So is John now in the exclusive G29 club (even more exclusive if you have matte paint!😂)? I can’t recall an update on the order? Hopefully he’s not lost at sea!
      Yes he is, but not in your really exclusive matt paint club :wink:

      Hopefully not lost at sea or more like him fallen off another bloody ladder :lol:
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        Post by Obs-Com » Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:45 pm

        Will be very interested in his views of the G29, particularly as he’s in a M40i and previously owned a 35is. :thumbsup:
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        Post by john-e89 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 12:59 pm

        tomscott wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:34 am
        handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:25 am If people are wondering why more people don’t post it’s because of threads like this.

        I’m a relatively new member, I post a bit, but threads like this put me off. I’m just being honest. I think we all know by now that the OP doesn’t like the G29 and he’s told us this many, many times.

        From the outside looking in, why would a G29 owner want to contribute to a forum that’s dominated by a few members who love to tell people how much they don’t like the car that they drive?

        I personally do not see the value in threads like this. Forums don’t grow and survive just based on noise. There needs to be meaningful discussion.

        This thread could have been ‘has anyone noticed that the seat colours have changed?’, but instead the OP is banging the same old drum to justify why he didn’t end up buying a car that many of us love and enjoy.

        How about we change the tone here and be a bit more positive and inclusive? Or should I come onto the E89 forum and say how lucky I am that I no longer own one? :o
        I couldn't agree more, even for old members.
        Band new 1st March, pics are at the dealers on pick up, it’s now sitting in a garage waiting for a front end PPF wrap from Beedub, ring him if you want as you clearly know so much about what I do you’ll probably not believe this is my G29.... :roll: when he’s had some time off, that’s how much I don’t like the G29. :roll: It’s got red seats....so sorry that will have triggered some of you, if you want to pay for the car I’ll put any colour seats you like in.

        Slated by factually incorrect mouths for having an opinion on seat colour......pathetic, utterly pathetic. :thumbsdown:
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        Post by mr.tourette » Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:13 pm

        looks s**t John..should have gone for cognnac :D :poke:




















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        Actually it looks very nice mate..good to hear from your still alive and avoiding ladders and water troughs :D :thumbsup:
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        Post by john-e89 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:26 pm

        mr.tourette wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:13 pm looks s**t John..should have gone for cognnac :D :poke:




















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        Actually it looks very nice mate..good to hear from your still alive and avoiding ladders and water troughs :D :thumbsup:
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        Post by Nictrix » Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:47 pm

        Hi John :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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        Post by handymanuk » Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:58 pm

        Enjoy your car. It's fantastic (although I'd have gone for frozen grey and cognac personally).

        It's my opinion (supported by others), if you don't like it, that's absolutely fine. You do you.

        If you don't want to listen to another view that's also absolutely fine, but please don't be all surprised when people don't post or people get irritated and tired of these types of threads.

        Perhaps I am too young for this forum.
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        Post by john-e89 » Thu Apr 01, 2021 2:06 pm

        handymanuk wrote: Thu Apr 01, 2021 1:58 pm Enjoy your car. It's fantastic (although I'd have gone for frozen grey and cognac personally).

        It's my opinion (supported by others), if you don't like it, that's absolutely fine. You do you.

        If you don't want to listen to another view that's also absolutely fine, but please don't be all surprised when people don't post or people get irritated and tired of these types of threads.

        Perhaps I am too young for this forum.
        You’ve slated me for not liking the G29.....it’s there....in the pics, my car....!! If you don’t understand that my initial post was simply why I decided against cognac and chose red after much deliberation then I can’t help you. Forums are for discussion, that’s all this was, it’s you and your ilk that turned it stupid and insulting, not me.
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