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Hey guys, I must say that Sailnet is a great place to be.

I stopped visiting for a while, because I found that many members were here to argue and put others down. I would log on, read the posts and leave stressed and angry instead of learning and contributing. Much wasn't even related to sailing anymore.

Some members left Sailnet and started their own site. I posted there for a while, but the negativity and fighting was still present. I stopped posting after a few weeks and now seldom visit that site.

I came back to Sailnet a few months ago and was very happy to see the interesting posts again and people helping each other and respecting the newbies. I haven't seen any negative posts or insult trading at all.

I look forward to Sailnet again each day. Glad to be back.

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Hey guys, I must say that Sailnet is a great place to be.

I stopped visiting for a while, because I found that many members were here to argue and put others down. I would log on, read the posts and leave stressed and angry instead of learning and contributing. Much wasn't even related to sailing anymore.

Some members left Sailnet and started their own site. I posted there for a while, but the negativity and fighting was still present. I stopped posting after a few weeks and now seldom visit that site.

I came back to Sailnet a few months ago and was very happy to see the interesting posts again and people helping each other and respecting the newbies. I haven't seen any negative posts or insult trading at all.

I look forward to Sailnet again each day. Glad to be back.

Glad to have you back!


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Its good to see people re-evaluating the site and coming up with a positive answer and its also good to see prodigals returning.

Welcome back.

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I like SailNet as well. Seems to be more active.
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Sailnet does indeed rock.
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couldnt agree more,excelent site ,a lot of good sound advice etc from experianced sailers occasionaly spoilt by infighting.K
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Sure glad I missed those days. While I've only been around here since Aug. those that have posted in threads I've started have been very helpful, considerate, and wise. I honestly can say that the members here have been an amazing source of information and seem to "shoot straight" which is what I appreciate the most.

I'm going to be around here for a while I can tell... not sure if you all should take that as a threat or a promise.

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Pretty much like everything in this world Sailnet has its ups and downs , not to mention the occasional whoopsy doodle but we (i.e the Mod Squad) do try to keep the place happening and hopefully in the main we succeed.

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Maybe I should start a new thread in OT:

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