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Milestone Thread (Take 2)
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Rboe Offline
Road Warrior

Phx, AZ
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Post: #11
RE: Milestone Thread
When I was an admin on another forum we had some performance issues (it was popular) so it was decided to purge the older threads. I was rather enthusiastic. Big Grin I got a reputation and had to stop - and it wasn't helping anyway.

What we did do was create a hidden area called "the workroom" where we could move threads that seemed to have gone off the rails. We could then decide to "sorry, we over reacted" and move back, purge posts that caused all the grief and move back or simply deep six it, never to see the light of day again. Having this special spot acted as a built in "undo" button and has saved some bums over the years. Highly recommended.

2013 Honda CB1100
2012 Moto Guzzi Griso SE
2008 Honda XR650L
10-16-2016 12:32 PM
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EmptySea Offline
Been There

Chicagoland, USA
Posts: 4,397
Joined: Jun 2013
Post: #12
Milestone Thread
Turned over this yesterday in Cedar Lake, IN almost exactly 24hours after riding "Ferret's Road"
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2013 CB1100 non-abs
2013 CB1100 abs
10-16-2016 09:25 PM
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curlyjoe Offline
High Mileage

Massachusetts
Posts: 1,313
Joined: Jul 2014
Post: #13
RE: Milestone Thread
Congrats Ferret and MTC on the 26K milestones! Thumbs Up

2013 CB1100 ABS
2008 ST1300
10-17-2016 02:10 AM
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Cormanus Offline
Moderator

Queensland, Australia
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Joined: Dec 2013
Post: #14
RE: Milestone Thread
^^^ +1 Thumbs Up

Rboe, that's not a bad idea, although it wouldn't have saved this thread. It went west thanks to ineptitude pure and simple.
10-18-2016 12:55 PM
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Sam Mac Offline
Running Like a Top

Galax VA
Posts: 254
Joined: Jul 2016
Post: #15
RE: Milestone Thread
It happens, I'm a Mod on a Cub Cadet forum and did the same thing. Had to hang my head in shame and admit that I screwed up.
10-18-2016 02:08 PM
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husky385 Offline
1st Service Completed

Eugene Oregon
Posts: 215
Joined: Nov 2015
Post: #16
RE: Milestone Thread
I have owned this bike 1 year today and have 14,500 miles to show for it.The ferret
Kevin
11-06-2016 07:44 AM
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curlyjoe Offline
High Mileage

Massachusetts
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Joined: Jul 2014
Post: #17
RE: Milestone Thread
(11-06-2016 07:44 AM)husky385 Wrote:  I have owned this bike 1 year today and have 14,500 miles to show for it.The ferret
Kevin

Congrats Kevin! Thumbs Up

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2008 ST1300
11-06-2016 07:47 AM
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Ulvetanna Offline
High Mileage

USA
Posts: 1,447
Joined: Apr 2016
Post: #18
RE: Milestone Thread
(10-13-2016 01:06 PM)Cormanus Wrote:  You will see this is post #1 of a thread you recall running to many pages.

You're not mad. It's simply that I've achieved a significant personal milestone in incompetence and forum moderation by deleting an entire thread.

I apologize to Pterodactyl, who started the thread, and to all other forum members who have posted any number of important milestones. Most recently, one member clocked up 100,000 kms on his CB.

I offered to fall on my moderator's sword, or to be extinguished with a Ferret arrow, but I was told to 'fess up to my incompetence and endure what follows.

Sincere apologies to all who posted to this thread.
It's just a reminder that nothing is forever. Look to the future. Rituals, relics, and traditions are fine in their place. New milestones will come along.

2013 CB1100 Standard. July 2013 to December 2016, 10,500 miles. Low bars, Ikon shocks. Gone to a good home, I hope.Thumbs Up
11-06-2016 09:02 AM
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Rolls Offline
High Mileage

Belmont, CA
Posts: 943
Joined: Jun 2013
Post: #19
RE: Milestone Thread
I rarely have the opportunity (or presence of mind) to catch a photo of milestone, but I did this time.

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12-08-2016 04:25 PM
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The ferret Offline
Forum Moderator

Ohio
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Post: #20
RE: Milestone Thread
Good job Rolls.

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2014 DLX and 2006 ST 1300
"a good chunk of life's problems can be solved by going for a ride"...Guth ..... "daily" ...Ferret
12-08-2016 05:09 PM
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