Welcome TNX Refugees!

Prime Jul 30, 2019

  1. westslope

    westslope First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    Careful now. Canadians sometimes have trouble living up to that reputation. -hehe-

    Incidentally and FWIW, Americans in some contexts are capable of playing extremely well with each other. It can be rather inspirational if you ask me.
     
  2. Muadeeb

    Muadeeb Bastard Admin from Hell Admin

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    Careful, there's a newfoundland based company I deal with professionally that always seems to blame the customer first
     
  3. maillet282

    maillet282 If you bleeding, Imma fix you Moderator Supporting Member

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    I agree some Canadians are not as friendly but most of us are.

    Can’t explain the newfies though.
     
  4. meisanerd

    meisanerd Bought an X

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    Nobody can explain Newfies. You have to see it to believe it, and even then...
     
  5. westslope

    westslope First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    Capers understand Newfies (not matter how politically incorrect that sounds).


    Guys! The American buddies are not going to understand this Canadian version of 'us versus them'. Those that do might conclude that Canadians are not that much different from... Americans.
     
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  6. maillet282

    maillet282 If you bleeding, Imma fix you Moderator Supporting Member

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    Agreed. We are not that much difference. And also have similar mindsets.
     
  7. meisanerd

    meisanerd Bought an X

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    Ah yes, I should have clarified. It is less "us vs them" conflict, and more "I don't really know how to describe them to you...". Newfies are awesome, just different.
     
  8. Fromfrontier2Xterra

    Fromfrontier2Xterra I bought a Taco Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    *puts down pitch fork and douses the torch*

    And I thought we were going to have some fun.
     
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  9. Muadeeb

    Muadeeb Bastard Admin from Hell Admin

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    Is it bad that I have to back pedal a bit? The company isn't in newfoundland, they're in Nova Scotia. Don't know why I had Newfie on the brain.
     
  10. westslope

    westslope First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    Capers, Newfies, Bluenosers, Cajuns, Frenchies, Frogs... in Eastern Canada you can never be too careful these days.

    Joking aside, Nova Scotians are some of the friendliest, most hospitable Canadians you could possibly hope to meet. It is also an incredibly beautiful province to tour. If you have yet to tour the Cabot Trail that navigates the edges of Cape Breton, do it.
     
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  11. IM1RU

    IM1RU Wheeling Supporting Member

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    Nova Scotia has been on my list for long time..... Somehow need to couple that with a boundary waters canoe trip.... cause it's a damn long drive from here.
     
  12. westslope

    westslope First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    Minnesota-Ontario border to Nova Scotia is a 3-day hard drive. Two separate vacations perhaps?

    Wanna take a canoe on the wild side? Canoe the lower north shore of the St. Lawrence River/Gulf towards the border with Labrador. Beyond Natashquan you run out of roads. Wild. Never done it but have always wanted to. Atlantic salmon, sea-run brook charr, lots of other critters.

    I have canoed tripped the Pacific Ocean though. Specifically the Gwaii Haanas in Haida Gwaii. By comparison, the Gulf of St. Lawrence would be a calm piece of cake. Though with surface temperatures near 2C in some parts, a survival jacket is still a must.
     
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  13. maillet282

    maillet282 If you bleeding, Imma fix you Moderator Supporting Member

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    grew up in New Brunswick, lived in Halifax Nova Scotia for 2 and 1/2 years, lived in Montreal for 9 months, Ontario for 5 years now and Saskatchewan for 8 1/2 years. that's not counting the provinces that i've visited
     
  14. 29erClan

    29erClan Bought an X

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    I still remember this one my grandmother told when I was a kid...

    How does a newfie tie his shoe?
    [Puts right foot up on a chair.]
    [Bends down and ties left shoe.]

    Ah, the good old days before political correctness and over-sensitivity drove the lowly but good-natured sensus humorus to extinction...
     
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  15. Fromfrontier2Xterra

    Fromfrontier2Xterra I bought a Taco Super Moderator Supporting Member

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    Worst. Lunch. Ever.

    Had to buy my own. Geesh.
     
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  16. Xterrorista

    Xterrorista Skid Plates Supporting Member

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    I used to go to NScotia & NBrunswick for work but all I remember was the bar crawls. Everytime, till almost blackout. The facility managers would then somehow get me back to the hotel safe.. Those Canadians can drink, eh!?
    This is on the bucket list park tour! Gonna take some planning but hopefully next summer..
     
  17. Zheking

    Zheking Test Drive

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    not really standoffishness (LOL is that a word?? IT IS NOW!) it's more the fact that people don't want to listen and become jerks about it.... especially after reading the elite rompess room. LOL what fun that was, literal fun, and amusing... People claiming they "suck up cat dust" which isn't a thing (unless you have a sentra where the cats were literally built in to the exhaust manifold, stupid nissan)... I've been around nissan & their motors over 15 years now... I've built a couple VG motors and VQ motors... My VG motor is on E85 pushing 500+ whp.... but yet... people want to act like that... "sucking up cat dust" that's never happened to any other VQ motor... ever... and I've been around those since the 350z debut in '03... literally a million of those motors... never happened before. I got really tired of that mantra being pushed as fact when no one was posting cylinder wall pics or providing any evidence of it... people spending 400+ dollars on cats they don't necessarily need. I thought i made it pretty obvious with my low cost LED light sales I was here for the community, and to help as much as possible, but apparently some were blind to that... so it's w/e. I'll stay on the Z forums discussing high HP VG and VQ builds and stick with the xterra snapchat group we started, which is awesome. lol I guess it is standoffishness (new word.. call webster :) ). heh. good to see and chat with you too though Terry D!
     
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  18. KC!

    KC! Bought an X

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    On a side note..... can you post a picture/link to your builds! I’d enjoy looking at em man! I appreciate all you do for the X community b.
     
  19. Fromfrontier2Xterra

    Fromfrontier2Xterra I bought a Taco Super Moderator Supporting Member

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  20. IM1RU

    IM1RU Wheeling Supporting Member

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    Waa Hoo! Done posted my X in there already! Thanks Fella's
     
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  21. AdventureRider81

    AdventureRider81 Bought an X Supporting Member

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    Excuse my forum ignorance. Is there a PM system on here somewhere? If so, how do I use it?
     
  22. outback97

    outback97 Bought an X Supporting Member

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    There is, but it's called a conversation rather than private message.

    Click on someone's avatar, then select "Start a conversation".
     
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  23. AdventureRider81

    AdventureRider81 Bought an X Supporting Member

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    Pardon my ingnorance again. Form what I see, that's not a private message. Example: trying to buy something from a member here and provide a PayPal email or a phone number, the entire www could see it. Is that correct?
     
  24. General_Tarfun

    General_Tarfun Need Bigger Tires

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    I don't think that's how it works, are you able to see my conversations?
     
  25. Brunnie

    Brunnie First Fill-Up (of many) Supporting Member

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    The conversation is a private message.
     
  26. AdventureRider81

    AdventureRider81 Bought an X Supporting Member

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    O.K. I thought those were the messages on the bottom RH portion of the homepage. I will message somebody and see what happens
     
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  27. AdventureRider81

    AdventureRider81 Bought an X Supporting Member

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    Yep that works. My ignorance strikes again. So the messages in the bottom RH portion of the page looks like it is for profile posts.
     
  28. maillet282

    maillet282 If you bleeding, Imma fix you Moderator Supporting Member

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    If you want message me to test things out
     
  29. AdventureRider81

    AdventureRider81 Bought an X Supporting Member

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    @Brunnie messaged me. Got confirmation it works now. All good!
     
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  30. ffxcores

    ffxcores Test Drive

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    Glad to have found this site. I'd like to be an active, contributing member to the Xterra community. I was doing that over on TNX, but then a moderator decided he has a personal problem with me and recently started making up excuses to edit my content. Then when I reported him to other mods and admins, including screenshots and everything, radio silence. They obviously read it because he sent me another message unloading a whole load of problems he had, making other absolutely untrue accusations, and referenced my talking to them. Crazy stuff.

    Luckily somebody messaged me about this place, and I'm hoping it's different here.
     
  31. Prime

    Prime Some Kind of In Charge? Admin Super Moderator

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    It's definitely different here. Enjoy your stay.
     
  32. ffxcores

    ffxcores Test Drive

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    Thanks. I'm "new" to the online part of being an X owner, and I first found that site last fall. I saw references to some sort of problem or exodus, but every time I did they disappeared just as quickly. For instance, I didn't know until yesterday they claimed copyright to images I took.

    Corporate stuff aside, I hope this isn't a "my way or the highway" type of place. I'm always respectful and play by the rules, and am open and amenable to editing my posts, clarifying, and whatever else as long as my posts are mine (as in my words, I don't mean cooyright-wise). Thanks for having this place.
     
  33. Muadeeb

    Muadeeb Bastard Admin from Hell Admin

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    It is our way of the highway. But our way is to have fun, ask questions, and enjoy your time here. You own your content. Have a ten year old post? Feel free to edit if you need to. We are proud that this is the only non corporate owned site left for this truck.
     
  34. TerryD

    TerryD Total Tease Supporting Member

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    We're glad to have you on board here!
     
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  35. ffxcores

    ffxcores Test Drive

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    Thanks all for the welcome. I'm now officially a refugee because I just got banned from TNX. The other mods/admins never even responded to a message. No explanation. Oh well.
     
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  36. TerryD

    TerryD Total Tease Supporting Member

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    I dunno what's going on over there. I have only been back to browse the for sale section a few times.
     
  37. Xterrorista

    Xterrorista Skid Plates Supporting Member

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    Órale¡

    Bienvenidos~
     
  38. ffxcores

    ffxcores Test Drive

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    It's a shame. That's supposed to be the point of having multiple moderators. In this case, the moderator lied about me ignoring messages and why a post was edited, even though I had time-stamped messages and screenshots that showed the opposite. I asked that moderator to remove the disparaging comment about me, and replace it with an apology that stayed up for as long as the post about me was there. That was met with a long rant about a number of different things, for example accusing me of "alluding to someone's lack of intelligence" because on a for sale post that listed Canadian dollars, I did the conversion and replied "for others wondering, $__ Canadian is $__ in USD."

    Like I said, I messaged the other moderators and admins with a link to his post lying about me, and included screenshots of the messages to/from him, and asked them to intervene. Never got a response. I'm guessing the reason for the ban was posting about it here. So be it.
     
  39. TerryD

    TerryD Total Tease Supporting Member

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    I don't know if the posts about it are still there (probably not) but there's a secret forum there you have to be invited to join or see where they bash folks and talk crap. It was revealed during the "upgrade" last year and was another major contributor to the exodus.

    Here there might be some shiat talking but it's usually too your face and in good fun.

    Join in on the post whoring thread!

    https://www.xterranation.org/index....ands-on-the-way-out.9388/page-127#post-512825
     
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  40. CHUG

    CHUG Wheeling

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    The Other site went Bonkers. I bailed. and never even looked at that other site.. All bookmarks related to them is delete..

    your Safe here with us Misfits!. ;-)
     

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