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Old 01-08-2013, 10:43 AM
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People who complain about nitro motors. I mean engines.
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People who complain about nitro motors. I mean engines.
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:11 AM
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What about the posts where the title is "Need help" and the post just says "Broke a part, can someone help me identify/find it?" You've got to be kidding me!
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People who complain about nitro motors. I mean engines.
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motor actually is ok when talking about engines as the definition is: A device that converts any form of energy into mechanical energy, especially an internal-combustion engine or an arrangement of coils and magnets that converts electric current into mechanical power.

engine's definition is A machine that converts energy into mechanical force or motion. Such a machine is distinguished from an electric, spring-driven, or hydraulic motor by its use of a fuel.

for nitro, and gas motor, and engine are interchangeable, but electric motor is the only proper word for it.
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Old 01-08-2013, 11:25 AM
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people. just in general.
That reminds me of the dude on Office Space who blows up during the interview yelling "I'M A PEOPLE PERSON G-D-IT!!!!"

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Old 01-08-2013, 11:40 AM
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Somone that runs up your ass in a race and then yells at you    LOL
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Flyboys who think every post is about airplanes, and don't bother looking what forum they are in before starting an argument
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Hate it when a NITRO whatever is called GAS.... been that way for waaaaay too long!

if it runs on nitro the word gas doesn't belong anywhere in the name or description!

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My number one pet peeve by a mile is people using the term 'nitro' when referring to I.C engines.
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Hate it when a NITRO whatever is called GAS.... been that way for waaaaay too long!

if it runs on nitro the word gas doesn't belong anywhere in the name or description!

Bill S.

Totally agree. Same with when the call truggy "truck". [:'(]

"Truck", "lid" or "shell", and "mill"... Awful.. [:@][:'(][:'(]
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i hate it when someone says they have finished there (project). it took me 6 months. i put some monster stickers on the shell & fitted alloy arms. then they say it took 6 months as they were saving up. lol
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:32 PM
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RCU EXPERTS
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Old 01-08-2013, 12:35 PM
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"Your" when it should be "you're",

"there" when it should be "their", and

"to" when it should be "too".


Not strictly RC-related, but indirectly, as you see it in forums every day, and it's as wrong as 2+2=84.
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PEOPLE THAT THINK THEY KNOW RCU EXPERTS
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Yep, the term "mill" is annoying. I don’t know why it bothers me, but it does.

I use "engine" for internal combustion (or steam) and "motor" for electric, however some dictionaries say you can use "motor" for internal combustion, but I don't.

Spelling bothers me a bit too. "Brake" vs "break" is a classic. And then there's "they're", "their", and "there". It goes on... but I don't mention it unless I it's so bad I can't understand it. I make mistakes too... or is it "to" or maybe "two"? LOL.

But my main pet peeve is how certain RC vehicles, engines, etc., are perceived in such a black and white way by various forum members. Just because I choose a certain engine replacement when there is a "better" one I could have used, doesn't necessarily mean the one I bought is junk. It also doesn’t mean “your” engine will “blow my engine away”. Your engine may be better, but to what extent? Maybe mine is satisfactory for me and my driving skills? Basically, just because one RC vehicle (or component) is better than another, doesn’t necessarily mean the “other” is garbage.



EDIT: Oops, I see some of the things I mentioned were posted as I typed.
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Yep, the term "mill" is annoying. I don’t know why it bothers me, but it does.

I use "engine" for internal combustion (or steam) and "motor" for electric, however some dictionaries say you can use "motor" for internal combustion, but I don't.

Spelling bothers me a bit too. "Brake" vs "break" is a classic. And then there's "they're", "their", and "there". It goes on... but I don't mention it unless I it's so bad I can't understand it. I make mistakes too... or is it "to" or maybe "two"? LOL.

But my main pet peeve is how certain RC vehicles, engines, etc., are perceived in such a black and white way by various forum members. Just because I choose a certain engine replacement when there is a "better" one I could have used, doesn't necessarily mean the one I bought is junk. It also doesn’t mean “your” engine will “blow my engine away”. Your engine may be better, but to what extent? Maybe mine is satisfactory for me and my driving skills? Basically, just because one RC vehicle (or component) is better than another, doesn’t necessarily mean the “other” is garbage.



EDIT: Oops, I see some of the things I mentioned were posted as I typed.
This is often an issue with fanboys lol
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Also, I dislike the term "fanboys"........... because I don't know what it means! LOL

Am I one? What's the scoop?
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Also when someone ask opinions on something and everyone recommends something that they didnt ask about and cost twice as much.
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LOL And when someone asks a question and the first thing somebody says it search it and then wonder why rcu is dead.
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Also, I dislike the term "fanboys"........... because I don't know what it means! LOL

Am I one? What's the scoop?
Urban Dictionary says the term "Fanboy" means extreme fan orfollower of a particular medium or concept.
In RCUterms... someone who only buys Traxxas, swears by Traxxas, gets pissed at people talking down on Traxxas, and will say Traxxas is the best RC brand in the world out of all!
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Also, I dislike the term ''fanboys''........... because I don't know what it means! LOL

Am I one? What's the scoop?
Urban Dictionary says the term ''Fanboy'' means extreme fan or follower of a particular medium or concept.
In RCU terms... someone who only buys Traxxas, swears by Traxxas, gets pissed at people talking down on Traxxas, and will say Traxxas is the best RC brand in the world out of all!
Actually that's a Traxxas fanboy.


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When I am starting my jet, and guys come to ask questions during the start up on the flight line........ooooppss...wrong forum...but, if you come to a flying field??????
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Also, I dislike the term ''fanboys''........... because I don't know what it means! LOL

Am I one? What's the scoop?
Urban Dictionary says the term ''Fanboy'' means extreme fan or follower of a particular medium or concept.
In RCU terms... someone who only buys Traxxas, swears by Traxxas, gets pissed at people talking down on Traxxas, and will say Traxxas is the best RC brand in the world out of all!
that also applies to other brands. just not tamiya, there is nothing better than our lord tamiya
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move to florida; winter isnt so stupid ;-)
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Also, I dislike the term ''fanboys''........... because I don't know what it means! LOL

Am I one? What's the scoop?
Urban Dictionary says the term ''Fanboy'' means extreme fan orfollower of a particular medium or concept.
In RCUterms... someone who only buys Traxxas, swears by Traxxas, gets pissed at people talking down on Traxxas, and will say Traxxas is the best RC brand in the world out of all!
that also applies to other brands. just not tamiya, there is nothing better than our lord tamiya
Argess, here is a good example of a Tamiya Fanboy lol JK Cumquat
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