Started by Wiz, June 04, 2018, 09:06:20 am
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Quote from: Mudders on June 05, 2018, 13:44:00 pmSplendid news, i stand a chance of finishing my thread now!Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk
Quote from: Wiz on June 05, 2018, 16:24:59 pmHe really still doesn't like me eh?
Quote from: Peter on June 05, 2018, 16:45:28 pm Unfair... all a long long time ago, a bit like the posts on FS until last night. Will be nice if people can still pop over from time to time, now that they've found FS again.
Quote from: philbert121 on June 05, 2018, 16:55:35 pmSo happy to hear this news. Now I'm more than happy to subscribe a donation per month to stop having this scare again. What say thee all?
Quote from: Wiz on June 05, 2018, 17:15:36 pmIt was a long time ago and, honestly, I can't remember what the spat was about? I was far more uptight back then.
Quote from: Pup Cam on June 05, 2018, 14:22:44 pmFinishing mine might be more of a challenge although Phil's working very hard on me[emoji1]
Quote from: Saxon on June 05, 2018, 18:20:35 pmGreat news My morning routine of coffee, fag, email and RCMF will continue.I would absolutely be prepared to pay "membership fees" now and/or into the future to keep the site up and running.John
Quote from: fly-navy on June 05, 2018, 19:05:16 pmIt's up to us now chaps, balls in our court, think of all the fun we have had,the feel good factor of helping Maz and helping Mike and others through their most difficult times.
Quote from: fly-navy on June 05, 2018, 19:14:25 pmAlan your well and truly stuffed now mate, yer gorra finish it now.
Quote from: fly-navy on June 05, 2018, 19:05:16 pmI am all for a registration fee, even an annual DD to maintain the site.
Quote from: JohnP on June 05, 2018, 20:26:12 pmThe exact details are lost in the mists of time... But there was, some years ago, an appeal for cash to help fund the forum, as a result of which I've been happily paying a very modest sum annually - I think it's a tenner? So the mechanism exists, somewhere! It comes out of my paypal account if that helps trigger any memories!
Quote from: pooh on June 06, 2018, 09:46:42 amWe can't help but suffer the consequences of the ARTF version of life.[...]So if you want to see this site continue, participate, contribute
Quote from: PDR on June 06, 2018, 15:08:36 pmWould a 50" Hurricane appeal as a build thread?
Quote from: pooh on June 06, 2018, 09:46:42 amDelighted to see there has been a reprieve. Note that last word !The site nearly died. Whilst Wiz's time commitments are a major factor, combining that with having to subsidise the site financially tipped the balance towards oblivion.In another life, in a galaxy far away, I was a member of another, totally unrelated site which faced a similar fate. The site owner couldn't support the site financially, so I bunged some money into the site and it survived - for a while. Then it failed. Why ? Because people didn't contribute their posts, they visited but didn't post.Sites live or die for two main reasons. Cost and content.This site now has had a lifeline thrown to it on the financial front. So we now have a couple of years to get the content right again -threads like the Black Sheep thread are what we need, friendly banter, build threads, discussions over how/what we fly (or don't), opportunities to meet.Advertising needs viewers, if ten people visit the site per day it doesn't take a genius to realise paying good money to advertise isn't going to butter the proverbial parsnips. If 100 visit, perhaps the parsnips get the butter. People visit because there is interesting content.We can't help but suffer the consequences of the ARTF version of life. Click, click, get an instant fix, don't build, buy. Don't think, google. So if you want to see this site continue, participate, contribute and stay away from Facebook etc where the "site" will fade as soon as something more transiently interesting flits past.
Quote from: Pup Cam on June 06, 2018, 15:19:29 pmBut of course and I'm sure a certain Mr Goff would be very pleased to see the result taking off from the Tibenham runway during the BoB in September.
QuoteI appreciate that would lead to a traversal of the Meridian for you Pete but you have to live dangerously occasionally
Quote from: PDR on June 06, 2018, 16:07:29 pmWell as I wasn't thinking of giving it an undercarriage I would be stunned to see that as well!
Quote from: Michael_Rolls on June 06, 2018, 13:02:38 pmHi NigelStanding order set up from 1/7/18;
Quote from: PDR on June 06, 2018, 15:08:36 pmAnd with that thought in mind - while hunting and cataloguing plans a few weeks ago I came across a plan for a 1/10th scale Hurricane which I drew up (loosely based on the shapes of a single-channel model) and built for an OS40FSR back in 1980ish. Would a 50" Hurricane appeal as a build thread?PDR
Quote from: fly-navy on June 06, 2018, 17:30:12 pm Would you need some help ?
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