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Old 03-21-2021, 03:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I would like this to stop. I know you don't like them CrownVic but that is not relevant.

They are not manufacturer specific much of the time and nobody reads the part of the forum you hide them off in. Plus they are popular so there is obviously an audience on the 1:400 part of the site to read and comment on them.

My wishlists are also well researched and take some time to put together. I don't just lob some photos in a thread and leave it.

If I didn't know you to be so fair I would think that it was partly because nobody wastes their time asking Gemini for any models
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Why was it moved? Also, I didn't even know that sub forum existed
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I would like this to stop. I know you don't like them CrownVic but that is not relevant.

They are not manufacturer specific much of the time and nobody reads the part of the forum you hide them off in. Plus they are popular so there is obviously an audience on the 1:400 part of the site to read and comment on them.

My wishlists are also well researched and take some time to put together. I don't just lob some photos in a thread and leave it.

If I didn't know you to be so fair I would think that it was partly because nobody wastes their time asking Gemini for any models
I'm with you on this. I don't get to the Manufacturers part of the site that often.. I'd really prefer them here myself...not that my opinion matters all that much, but there's my 2 cents worth...
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I would like this to stop. I know you don't like them CrownVic but that is not relevant.
I have to side with you on this. Barely anybody goes to that portion of the forums so most requests never get heard. The only logical argument IMO is that they would clog up this section of the forum, which makes sense, but if no one sees those wishlists, then they basically become useless.
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I have to side with you on this. Barely anybody goes to that portion of the forums so most requests never get heard. The only logical argument IMO is that they would clog up this section of the forum, which makes sense, but if no one sees those wishlists, then they basically become useless.
Exactly and if you are moving wishlist threads which are only tangentially associated with manufacturers then why aren't the release threads being moved there, which are 100% manufacturer related??
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the forum is hardly active enough that having 1-2 extra threads active is an issue.
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the forum is hardly active enough that having 1-2 extra threads active is an issue.
Not only wouldn’t it be an issue, in fact it would probably be helpful.
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The Wishlist threads were moved as they were getting too long, drawn out, abused and insignificant. At the time the move was implemented the Wishlist threads dominated nearly 1/4 of the 1/400 page blocking all other topics of interests. Most wish list threads are specific to the person posting a wish for a particular plane they saw, flew or have an interest in... obscure suggestions of planes that flew decades earlier for just a few days in a particular scheme or short term leases that lasted very little time that most here have little to no interest in. Only on rare occasion did anyone ever say "what a great suggestion I endorse that one". The 737 is a great example..At some point there will be a request for every 737 ever flown. Where does it end?

Much to your dismay Richard, it is not manufacture driven and to say that is asinine. I as a moderator have never removed a single negative post targeted towards any specific manufacturer. It was however discussed amongst the moderators, to try to generate interest in other areas of the forum, therefore the decision was made to move the Wishlist threads to the manufacturers section. It is believed that if any manufacturer is going to listen to suggestions having them located in one isolated section makes it easier for them to review and take ideas. As you can see it is fair as all manufacturers are included in that section.

When you say your topic was well researched, I'm sure it is, but that is in your opinion and not necessarily everyone else.
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As a follow up to wishlist threads...in 1988 I flew an Odyssey Airlines 757 from Orlando Florida to Toronto Canada. It was a leased plane in a hybrid scheme all white with purple just Odyssey Airlines titles. If one looks hard there are a few photos floating around of that plane. For me to wish that ABC Models should make that, as it would be a great subject, makes no sense. That is what the wishlist threads have morphed into...
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The Wishlist threads were moved as they were getting too long, drawn out, abused and insignificant. At the time the move was implemented the Wishlist threads dominated nearly 1/4 of the 1/400 page blocking all other topics of interests. Most wish list threads are specific to the person posting a wish for a particular plane they saw, flew or have an interest in... obscure suggestions of planes that flew decades earlier for just a few days in a particular scheme or short term leases that lasted very little time that most here have little to no interest in. Only on rare occasion did anyone ever say "what a great suggestion I endorse that one". The 737 is a great example..At some point there will be a request for every 737 ever flown. Where does it end?
I think you're blowing the issue out of proportion somewhat and as far as I can see nobody really supports the move. You could make the argument about thread quality for a lot of threads on DAC regardless of whether they are about wishlists or not. In a discussion forum there will always be variable quality.

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Much to your dismay Richard, it is not manufacture driven and to say that is asinine. I as a moderator have never removed a single negative post targeted towards any specific manufacturer.
I know you have, but I do like to needle you a little Forgive me having some fun.

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It is believed that if any manufacturer is going to listen to suggestions having them located in one isolated section makes it easier for them to review and take ideas. As you can see it is fair as all manufacturers are included in that section.
You and I both know that some manufacturers read the forum and others ignore it. You also know that nobody reads that part of the forum.

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The Wishlist threads were moved as they were getting too long, drawn out, abused and insignificant. At the time the move was implemented the Wishlist threads dominated nearly 1/4 of the 1/400 page blocking all other topics of interests. Most wish list threads are specific to the person posting a wish for a particular plane they saw, flew or have an interest in... obscure suggestions of planes that flew decades earlier for just a few days in a particular scheme or short term leases that lasted very little time that most here have little to no interest in. Only on rare occasion did anyone ever say "what a great suggestion I endorse that one". The 737 is a great example..At some point there will be a request for every 737 ever flown. Where does it end?

Much to your dismay Richard, it is not manufacture driven and to say that is asinine. I as a moderator have never removed a single negative post targeted towards any specific manufacturer. It was however discussed amongst the moderators, to try to generate interest in other areas of the forum, therefore the decision was made to move the Wishlist threads to the manufacturers section. It is believed that if any manufacturer is going to listen to suggestions having them located in one isolated section makes it easier for them to review and take ideas. As you can see it is fair as all manufacturers are included in that section.

When you say your topic was well researched, I'm sure it is, but that is in your opinion and not necessarily everyone else.
considering that there are threads on the front page that are a month old and the forum rarely exceeds 4-5 threads with new posts per day, I think "blocking" is an exaggeration.

Obscure suggestions may be silly but the point isn't to have every single model actually made right away, it's just for fun even if a decent chunk of course are viable and will get produced. If I see a model get requested 3-5 times on a thread I'll note it down for a least further consideration and research. That's what happened with the westjet 737-600.
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considering that there are threads on the front page that are a month old and the forum rarely exceeds 4-5 threads with new posts per day, I think "blocking" is an exaggeration.

Obscure suggestions may be silly but the point isn't to have every single model actually made right away, it's just for fun even if a decent chunk of course are viable and will get produced. If I see a model get requested 3-5 times on a thread I'll note it down for a least further consideration and research. That's what happened with the westjet 737-600.
heh, obscure suggestions like southwest and alaska. very obscure, those.
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heh, obscure suggestions like southwest and alaska. very obscure, those.
both those airlines are well represented.
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both those airlines are well represented.
I will say it a billion times. The Southwest Desert Gold 73G Richard put in his wishlist has never been done in 1:400 before. And the Portland Timbers suffered from Zinc Rot!
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Why isn't there a sticky thread for Panda? Definitely some A340s and smaller Airbuses that I would like for Panda and ONLY Panda to consider making.

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As a follow up to wishlist threads...in 1988 I flew an Odyssey Airlines 757 from Orlando Florida to Toronto Canada. It was a leased plane in a hybrid scheme all white with purple just Odyssey Airlines titles. If one looks hard there are a few photos floating around of that plane. For me to wish that ABC Models should make that, as it would be a great subject, makes no sense. That is what the wishlist threads have morphed into...
I mean it’s called a wishlist for a reason, will it be made? Probably not, but there’s hurt asking. Because there are some manufacturers out there who listen
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That makes total sense! All in one sport, and all for one!

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The Wishlist threads were moved as they were getting too long, drawn out, abused and insignificant. At the time the move was implemented the Wishlist threads dominated nearly 1/4 of the 1/400 page blocking all other topics of interests. Most wish list threads are specific to the person posting a wish for a particular plane they saw, flew or have an interest in... obscure suggestions of planes that flew decades earlier for just a few days in a particular scheme or short term leases that lasted very little time that most here have little to no interest in. Only on rare occasion did anyone ever say "what a great suggestion I endorse that one". The 737 is a great example..At some point there will be a request for every 737 ever flown. Where does it end?

Much to your dismay Richard, it is not manufacture driven and to say that is asinine. I as a moderator have never removed a single negative post targeted towards any specific manufacturer. It was however discussed amongst the moderators, to try to generate interest in other areas of the forum, therefore the decision was made to move the Wishlist threads to the manufacturers section. It is believed that if any manufacturer is going to listen to suggestions having them located in one isolated section makes it easier for them to review and take ideas. As you can see it is fair as all manufacturers are included in that section.

When you say your topic was well researched, I'm sure it is, but that is in your opinion and not necessarily everyone else.
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So I make it 12-14 : 2 in favour of leaving the wishlists where they are placed by users. Now that's a massive majority so will they be left alone from now on?
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That makes total sense! All in one sport, and all for one!
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It is easier to cruise thru requests when they're in a single location. Recently it took me ages to search for a post I once remember seeing, to fulfill a wish of a fellow Canadian. His wish comes true in April!!

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Exactly! good point and that is why the topic is in one easy to read area for them to access..Make sense?
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Exactly! good point and that is why the topic is in one easy to read area for them to access..Make sense?
That does make sense as long as the manufacturers are reading them and seriously listening to the collector's requests. Kudos to Andrew for doing that. Thank you.
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I've forgotten all about the 'wishlist' subforums, and I'll forget about them tomorrow, so I'm with you on this Richard.
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It is easier to cruise thru requests when they're in a single location. Recently it took me ages to search for a post I once remember seeing, to fulfill a wish of a fellow Canadian. His wish comes true in April!!
"Ages," huh? The search feature works quite well so I'm surprised it took you so long to find a thread. I'm also surprised you attempted to reach out to a forum member to tell him his wish is being fulfilled.

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Exactly! good point and that is why the topic is in one easy to read area for them to access..Make sense?
Russell, I have much respect for you, but I feel you overreached your moderator responsibilities by doing this. Let's be clear, you did this not for the manufacturers, but because you were tired of seeing wishlist threads, as stated in your 25th January "Another Rant" thread. If you didn't want to read another wishlist, then simply don't click on the thread to read it. You created the wishlist threads on the same day of your "Another Rant" thread with very little feedback or discussion from members. The desires of the members should be your priority, not your own self-interest.
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Russell, I have much respect for you, but I feel you overreached your moderator responsibilities by doing this. Let's be clear, you did this not for the manufacturers, but because you were tired of seeing wishlist threads, as stated in your 25th January "Another Rant" thread. If you didn't want to read another wishlist, then simply don't click on the thread to read it. You created the wishlist threads on the same day of your "Another Rant" thread with very little feedback or discussion from members. The desires of the members should be your priority, not your own self-interest.
Thank you, as I do for you too Randy, but this was in discussion among the moderators long before my rant. It was a mutual decision based on the fact that those threads became long drawn out and frivolous. In particular there were a few posters who abused it. The wish lists are still there, no one has done away with them, just re-positioned to a different area of the forum that all.
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Thank you, as I do for you too Randy, but this was in discussion among the moderators long before my rant. It was a mutual decision based on the fact that those threads became long drawn out and frivolous. In particular there were a few posters who abused it. The wish lists are still there, no one has done away with them, just re-positioned to a different area of the forum that all.
Thanks so much Russell, for your explanation. I do agree that there were a few members (one in particular comes to mind, whose name I won't mention ) who overposted the wishlist threads.
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"Ages," huh? The search feature works quite well so I'm surprised it took you so long to find a thread. I'm also surprised you attempted to reach out to a forum member to tell him his wish is being fulfilled.



You two are personal friends, so it's no surprise you support each other.



Russell, I have much respect for you, but I feel you overreached your moderator responsibilities by doing this. Let's be clear, you did this not for the manufacturers, but because you were tired of seeing wishlist threads, as stated in your 25th January "Another Rant" thread. If you didn't want to read another wishlist, then simply don't click on the thread to read it. You created the wishlist threads on the same day of your "Another Rant" thread with very little feedback or discussion from members. The desires of the members should be your priority, not your own self-interest.
Why be surprised? We have been honoring wishes of many collectors for years, and will continue to do so.

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I am amazed by many of the comments made here.

Some people need to drink cool-aid and go outside for a walk.
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D'accord!!

Je suis avec Philippe cette fois!!

It is easier to cruise thru requests when they're in a single location. Recently it took me ages to search for a post I once remember seeing, to fulfill a wish of a fellow Canadian. His wish comes true in April!!

Thanks CV and fellow moderators to simplify things!!
It certainly does make it easier, I suppose.

Will be very interested to see this Canadian model!
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I'm with Richard. Wishlists should be left here. Don't like them? Don't read them. As long as posters abide by forum rules, no reason to move them.

It's pretty clear that this forum is increasingly controlled by a high-volume, medium-quality manufacturer who doesn't like higher-quality competition. And the wishlists, as noted above, generally are for the higher-quality competition. Certainly most of my wishes are.

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It's pretty clear that this forum is increasingly controlled by a high-volume, medium-quality manufacturer who doesn't like higher-quality competition. And the wishlists, as noted above, generally are for the higher-quality competition. Certainly most of my wishes are.

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Nope not at all, just monitoring lower quality participants making false claims like yours while they think what they are stating is high quality.
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Have you ever thought that (identical) wishlists or wishes could lead to increased selling numbers for a manufacturer...
...and for retailers aswell... wishlist might be annoying to some, but it helps the business going - ignoring them as a manufacturer is like going bankrupt by your own will.

Even reloaded wishlist lead to sales - at least I cannot remember asking for a specific model which I did not purchase when becoming available.

otherwise you would need to use another term for them . kinda: "look a bunch of aircraft pics I found - thread"...
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I really don't understand the problem here. You click on the manufacturer's page instead of this one. Simple. People are dying because of Covid and you're whinging about something so trivial. For God's sake lighten up.
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I really don't understand the problem here. You click on the manufacturer's page instead of this one. Simple. People are dying because of Covid and you're whinging about something so trivial. For God's sake lighten up.
We should lighten up? You brought in something completely unrelated. You understand this is a model forum right and not a platform to discuss pandemics. Surely you should immediately stop visiting the site so you can dedicate yourself to saving all these dying people?

Your argument is the most nonsensical whataboutery ever. People are always dying chum - get a grip. That hardly relates to this issue, which although incredibly minor matters to some in a small way. It is not for you to tell people what to talk about and how.
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We should lighten up? You brought in something completely unrelated. You understand this is a model forum right and not a platform to discuss pandemics. Surely you should immediately stop visiting the site so you can dedicate yourself to saving all these dying people?

Your argument is the most nonsensical whataboutery ever. People are always dying chum - get a grip. That hardly relates to this issue, which although incredibly minor matters to some in a small way. It is not for you to tell people what to talk about and how.
Seems I hit a nerve here. I am fully aware we are in a pandemic. What I am saying is how hard is it to click on another page to post your wishlists. I am also aware this is a model forum
I'm so sorry if you find that difficult to comprehend. Oh, and I'm not your chum
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Seems I hit a nerve here. I am fully aware we are in a pandemic. What I am saying is how hard is it to click on another page to post your wishlists. I am also aware this is a model forum
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Maybe you should have posted all this in the Generalk Squak Talk section

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It is up to you as what you regard the hobby, but to implement your point-of-view into other peoples minds isn't the correct way to deal with the situation. If you don't want to talk about wishlists - fine, but then just don't go here. The title of this thread is self-explaining. To me (as I already said) everything aviation related incl this hobby is a relief of everyday insanity - especially in this particular situation.
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I don't find it difficult to comprehend at all. The reasons are laid out above quite clearly but you are either finding it 'difficult to comprehend' yourself or are actively ignoring people's views to enforce your own.

It is clear that you and CBL are in the minority and if it is such an unimportant thing then clearly it can be left as it was and the threads not moved. There we go issue resolved - chum.
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i think this thread needs to be locked up.

it is either that or Play nice please
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Wishlist threads belong in the Manufacturer section. I applaud Russ' decision to move them there. The 1:400 section was getting overwhelmed with them.

It's done. Move along.
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At this point I could see wishlists going either way. If it’s something like an aircraft type/airline wishlist, it can remain in the 1:400/1:200 section. If it’s specific to a single manufacturer, it can go in the Manufacturers section. Of course, wishlists can easily devolve into something else entirely, but maybe if there’s some enforcement on wishlists being kept to a specific category that the OP wanted it to be at, wishlists could be doing a lot better than in recent months.

This is just my two cents because of all the activity going on in this thread, so I don’t expect any of this to be put into effect.
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Wishlist threads belong in the Manufacturer section. I applaud Russ' decision to move them there. The 1:400 section was getting overwhelmed with them.

It's done. Move along.
i'd agree with this assessment if the front page of threads didn't span an entire month. saying "overwhelming" (as if the entire section is filled with them) when the last activity on some of the front page threads was over 3 weeks ago, seems a bit disingenuous..
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i'd agree with this assessment if the front page of threads didn't span an entire month. saying "overwhelming" (as if the entire section is filled with them) when the last activity on some of the front page threads was over 3 weeks ago, seems a bit disingenuous..
I couldn't care less if you agree with my assessment. My definition of overwhelming is when 5 of the top 10 threads are wishlists, which was the case when Russ instituted this move. It was, apparently, Russ' definition as well.

They've been moved, you know where to find them, they're not likely to come back here, you've voiced your unhappiness (to no avail). The horse is dead, why keep beating it?
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I will note that I took a look at the manufacturers forum and it seems quite messy. Too many pins and too many random threads.

Wondering if some sort of arrangement by aircraft type might be cleaner, that way everyone can avoid duplicate requests, and manufacturers can get a less cluttered view of what they might want to make?
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Maybe you should have posted all this in the Generalk Squak Talk section

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It is up to you as what you regard the hobby, but to implement your point-of-view into other peoples minds isn't the correct way to deal with the situation. If you don't want to talk about wishlists - fine, but then just don't go here. The title of this thread is self-explaining. To me (as I already said) everything aviation related incl this hobby is a relief of everyday insanity - especially in this particular situation.
My reference to Covid was make a comparison to show how trivial the wishlist argument is.
Not to force my point of view on others. Like I said in my original post, why is it so difficult to click on another page for wishlist posts? Talk about overreaction.
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I don't find it difficult to comprehend at all. The reasons are laid out above quite clearly but you are either finding it 'difficult to comprehend' yourself or are actively ignoring people's views to enforce your own.

It is clear that you and CBL are in the minority and if it is such an unimportant thing then clearly it can be left as it was and the threads not moved. There we go issue resolved - chum.
You really don't get it do you? WHY is it so difficult to go to another page for wishlist posts?
It's not. Now the issue is resolved.
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You really don't get it do you? WHY is it so difficult to go to another page for wishlist posts?
It's not. Now the issue is resolved.
As long as we're still chums...
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Fair enough. But you never did answer my question.
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