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It looks as though they've converted to a "trouble ticket" system.Not a good sign.

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I think they like it the way it is right now.I mean, they continue to take money from people and since there is no forum for them to have to listen why registration codes aren't working, or the vast amount of issues people have with their products, its an easy deal for them. They just come in the morning, collect the sales, and go home. :-xxrotflmaoMost reputable internet companies would post a reason as to why their estimate to have the new website up went from May 30, to the 31st, then to no date at all.It is quite ironic that the one part of the entire CS website that works flawlessly 100% of the time is the one that charges your credit card, regardless if you get your download link or not.I'd be upset if I thought this wasn't typical CS behavior, but nothing they do surprises me anymore. Even the new policy to re-charge you for downloading YOUR product again.It doesn't say much for a internet commerce company to take over a month to get a forum up and running. I bet one of the things taking so long is that they are going through all the forums and deleting all the incriminating posts they made about progress on projects and any implied features they talked about but never had any intention to produce. :-rollRegards,Steve Dra

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Hello All, I keep remembering a statement by Alex of Capt. Sim about Russians knowing what to do with traitors, bla, bla, bla. I'm sure someone has the exact quote, however I don't but the meaning was VERY clear way back then.The good Capt. and crew have some of the best eye candy in the business . . . absolutely beautiful, lots of other things are lacking. It's a shame as with the right amount of effort and such, they could have been a class act. By now, they are either in deep financial trouble, or just don't care -- in any event, no forum, open discusions and the like. Those of us who have continually given the crew another chance, wishing and hoping things would change, are now left with the ultra bad taste in our mouths about the whole ordeal. A shame, as they had a good following at first, and truthful communication is all it would have taken to keep us around.Another one bites the dust . . . to last in this FS Business, you not only have to offer quality products, but have quality service and Public relations.Best to all, Clayhttp://www.dreamfleet2000.com/gfx/images/F...ers/Dopke01.jpgClayton T. Dopke (Clay)Major, USAF (retired)"Drac"

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Hi,Capt. Empty Promises lost me as a customer when they released the 707 and promised its customers a fix that "NEVER CAME". I've given up waiting on Capt. empty promises.That company will "NEVER" see another penny from me.

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It is too bad because the 757 did have potential in the end...But issues like horrible night lighting, a fuel burn that could not be further off, I mean I used like 28k to get to EGCC from KEWR LOL. Try ~ 66k. no c/d, APU doesn't burn fuel, brakes seem to be stuck on, no airspeed display on the Primary Display, incorrect start procedure and so on and so on...All the eye candy in the world doesn't make up for all those issues.-PPrimary RigLiquid CooledIntel C2D E8500 468X9.5 @ 4.45Asus Maximus Extreme2 gigs OCZ Reaper DDR3 @1400Dual OC'd XFX 8800GTX @ 2 gigs24 inch Widescreen LCD 16XAA/16XAFDual 19 inch LCD'sRaid-0+1PCPower and Cooling 1k Quad SLIhttp://home.comcast.net/~psolk/3monitorsa.htmlBackup RigAMD 4000 San Diego @ 2.72 Gigs Kingston Corsair XMS CL2XFX 7900 GTX Raid-0psolk.jpg

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CS updated site still contains forum link in menu ("Press -> Community Forum") that doesn't work.Maybe one day CS will upload it back... ?-(

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It appears that CS did release a fix for the 707 AP problem regarding pitch control - AP fix (140kb). Is there anyone out there who has this file and prepared to e-mail to me.Would be appreciated.ThanksTrevor

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It's a pure shame. The 757 *had* the potential to become another LDS 767 or PMDG 747. All of the elements were there and it was just a matter of fixing the issues that were inaccurate or not working (I found 12 inaccuracies / INOPs before leaving the gate on the first day I bought the product). The cockpit graphics and 3D model are spectacular.It doesn't take a month to move a forum to another server, sorry. And it sure as heck didn't take a month to move their ecommerce site, that is working just fine to take your money.At the end of the day, many played into Private Sim's bullpucky. Blaming the end user for most of the faults in the 757 when it was the poor and lazy programming that caused the issues in the majority of cases and NOT the end user.Oh well, it is what it is.Mike T.

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I feel the same way, it is a shame :( I hope I'm wrong but I'm guessing their next move will be too release block F for FSX and discontinuing support for the Fs9 757, without a forum who will complain! I do hope they fix the bizarre fuel consumption and Vrefs before they walk away.John

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You're kidding . . . right? Why in the world would they even attempt to fix those . . . they haven't made any effort to fix anything else. We should have all bailed when Alex first made the statement about knowing how to deal with traitors . . . Clayhttp://www.dreamfleet2000.com/gfx/images/F...ers/Dopke01.jpgClayton T. Dopke (Clay)Major, USAF (retired)"Drac"

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Either my memory is going or I just missed this whole "traitor" statement. What's that all about?-Jeremy

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Jim, since "long while back" new customers joined the club (like me).Guess, many of us didn't think that new Captain Sim releases are simply the ghost of "dead horse".There was a forum which is gone now. Where else can we go?

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Jim:I think this whole "beating a dead horse" cliche' that has become very "vogue" as of late has absolutely no context in an open forum environment. "Beating a dead horse" applies if EVERYONE is aware of a certain subject and chooses to harp on it relentlessly with no hope of changing the outcome. It does NOT apply at all in an open forum envrionment where the levels of participation and the time of joining a discussion vary widely over the 40,000+ participants. Everyone can't be expected to know what you or I already know. SO, how can a person just joining a discussion be beating a dead horse? That person would have to be brought "up to speed" first before that can happen.Secondly common courtesy. If you are at a baseball game and have been there since the 1st innning and you know why your team is down by 10 runs, would it be at all courteous to someone who just got there in the 5th inning and asks what happened to be told: "let's not beat a dead horse, watch it on instant replay when you get home?" That would be rude.If one is willing to respond with "use the search button" why not simply answer the question? Jim's got a total of two (2) posts, he has just joined the party...what a great way to welcome him to the community.Regards,Mike T.

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I wish I could just tell the evil Captain where to shove it, but everytime I think I am going to cut them off, they draw me back in. I thought I would never visit there site again, but then I saw that they were building a B-52. It will take a lot of willpower to avoid that one....unless it's only for FSX.-Jeremy

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Jeremy:Don't feel bad, I promised that I wouldn't buy the 757 but I really got sick of looking at the PSS 757 and the CS 757 is SOOOO much better looking and visually realistic. Unfortuantely, the CS 757 is the equivalent of a "dumb blonde". Looks great, but not much substance. And to top it off, trying to get support from CS is much equal to trying to ask the village idiot for instructions on how to build a nuclear bomb...(images of Homer Simpson drooling with a blank look on his face comes to mind!) :-lol.I don't care what CS releases next. I don't care if the B52 looked like Vanessa Williams, cooked, cleaned and gave back massages, I'm not buying it! (well...then again! :-lol)Regards,Mike T.

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>I don't care if the B52>looked like Vanessa Williams At first blush I'd say oh sweet darlin' :-bluegrab :) but then I remember a CS airplane is like a psychotic's gorgeous daughter, and poor missy's likely to be, troubled, plus have 'abandonment' issues.As for dead horses, CS qualifies for zombie, maybe even vampire status, so let all barrels blaze, fists fly and bats swing afaic.regards,Mark

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Jim:I cannot, I had not heard about it until now, but if I could I would. It sounds like a severe enough comment that one would not consider the elapsed time, but rather the words spoken.Case in point, the Peter Tishma affair happened years ago...that won't stop anyone who knows about that fiasco from educating those who do not, and no one on this forum would consider that beating a dead horse right?So, if you know about it, let us know too. I want to make sure my car doesn't blow up in the morning if I am unknowingly flagged a traitor to be dealt with! :-lol !Mike T.

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ahhh, as for the dead horsey's, Mr. Mike!I've been informed that should you ever show your face around here, there are two or three equine's which have it in for you. Something about takin that 'Mike, pilot guy' for a attention getting ride. We don't say 'dead horses' around here in jest Mike,LOL Speaking of which, I have to get off, as one of my mares wants to check her e mail. See yaClayhttp://www.dreamfleet2000.com/gfx/images/F...ers/Dopke01.jpgClayton T. Dopke (Clay)Major, USAF (retired)"Drac"

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OOOOHHHHHHH CLAY! You'd better hope that Cathy doesn't answer the phone when I call! :-lolSee ya!Mike T

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Hi Mike, Well, Kat has said for years that 'Dancer' ('Round Bars Dancer' Her official name)is my girlfriend, she is a Paint show mare we have, and I spend more time with her than I do my wife LOL. Probably just as well, Dancer doesn't complain nearly as much, she's always happy to see me, only wants a good rubdown occasionally and a bit of feed and hay . . .the perfect woman, LOLBestClayhttp://www.dreamfleet2000.com/gfx/images/F...ers/Dopke01.jpgClayton T. Dopke (Clay)Major, USAF (retired)"Drac"

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