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Is there no end to junk addons?

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Check out this product:http://www.fspilotshop.com/product_info.php?products_id=1694Comes at a price tag of $23 for a set of tree textures ... :-8 :-8 :-8 While I have not tried this (and won't!) the screen shots look less than impressive. And there are so many really great freeware trees around, too. What poor misguided person will ever buy these?:-erks Sascha

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I actualy burst out laughing when i saw that.. I am sure they will sell some but not for me LOL

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I saw this product on Simmarket a couple of days ago and rolled my eyes.This guy makes a habit of releasing new texture files for FS9 and FSX and charging quite a bit of money for them. Still, if you check the file library here you'll find just as good (if not better!) freeware alternatives.Just another person jumping on the MSFS cash cow bandwagon.

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>Still, if>you check the file library here you'll find just as good (if>not better!) freeware alternatives.I'm sure better.I'm using the freeware TreeGen package from Feng Zhu and I'm very happy.Judging from the above product's screenshots, TreeGen beats it at hand.Of course everyone has a right to publish and charge for anything he or she wants.But in some cases (like this) it's just.... well.... uhm....Best regards,Rafal

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>>Still, if>>you check the file library here you'll find just as good (if>>not better!) freeware alternatives.>>I'm sure better.>I'm using the freeware TreeGen package from Feng Zhu and I'm>very happy.>Judging from the above product's screenshots, TreeGen beats it>at hand.>One thing that strikes me regarding the default trees (and autogen) in FS9 (and also FSX I think) is that they seem to me unrealistc big. Am imagining things here or? If not does the above mentioned treegen makes the trees more realistic in size?

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>>Of course everyone has a right to publish and charge for>anything he or she wants.>But in some cases (like this) it's just.... well.... uhm....>>Best regards,>Rafal>Indeed - buyer beware is my motto. If it gets bought it ain't the author's fault :-lolhmmmm...maybe I'll start an AFCAD business :-lolregards,Mark

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>hmmmm...maybe I'll start an AFCAD business :-lolAn excellent idea! :)I guess that's the only addon type untouched by payware so far.Best regards,Rafal

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I can't tell you how much money I wasted on crap payware like this in the beginning before I realized that, yes, Melissa, Flight Simulator IS different and freeware CAN be great. I have never been in any area of computing that so freely shares knowledge and quality addon software -- and if you find a payware add on that you'd like to buy you can buy with relative confidence as most of time all you need to do is ask here first and you'll get intelligent and experienced advice.This guy will probably make a few hundred bucks off of newer, unsuspecting simmers, and then go out and steal some candy from babies afterward. :-0

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>>>Still, if>>>you check the file library here you'll find just as good>(if>>>not better!) freeware alternatives.>>>>I'm sure better.>>I'm using the freeware TreeGen package from Feng Zhu and I'm>>very happy.>>Judging from the above product's screenshots, TreeGen beats>it>>at hand.>>>>One thing that strikes me regarding the default trees (and>autogen) in FS9 (and also FSX I think) is that they seem to me>unrealistc big. Am imagining things here or? If not does the>above mentioned treegen makes the trees more realistic in>size?You are quite right - the trouble is that the problem does not lie in the tree textures (which are really only textures) but in the autogen where you can define the height. This must be done for every ground texture.Sascha

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Hi,"Well we've yet to see payware splash screens"Already seen as payware..Splash screen in the ex "Wings Of Power" products :)Cheers.

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I'm not sure what quality this addon is ... I won't remark about it.However, I do wish developers who try to sell their goods use antialiasing and get someone who can take good screenshots to take them( camera angles, camera zoom to make the background not look all washed out and blocky). I've seen a number of products whose screenshots just do not act as good advertisements for their products.

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>FSAIRv2 NOW AVAILABLE!>>Press Release - >>It is well known that the air in FS9 and FSX inaccurately>represents the earth's oxygen levels. Enter FSAIRv2! FSAIRv2>accurately simulates the 30% Oxygen 70% Nitrogen mix in the>earth's atmosphere thereby allowing you to accurately simulate>breathing in the FS9 and FSX world. You will feel better,>your aircraft will fly more accurately and you will lose>consciousness above 10,000 feet just like in the real world! >Experience hypoxia, blackouts, and death right from the>comfort of your computer! Experience the feeling of your>lungs collapsing due to hyperventilation. Experience>explosive depressurization and be amazed as your house>implodes and the air is sucked out of your lungs! Now FS9 and>FSX is complete!!!>>FSAIRv2 for FS9 is available in download format and the FSX>version will be available soon. The download size is 0kb>since just like the real air your are breathing. FSAIRv2 is>available at the special discounted price of 975.00 British>Pounds for a limited time only. Act Now!>>www.fsstupidaddonsX.com >>COMING SOON! >>FSGrassX, FSXSand, and FS Photorealistic Beaver Addons!>>Paypal accepted.>>>> >>>You owe me a box of tissues that I had to use to clean the coffee from my monitor that i sprayed on it when I burst out laughing :)Thanks for making a awful Monday morning happy

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The link does not work. Not a good sign when a developer can't even post a link properly - I may have to pass on this one.regards,Mark

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DK8290I quite agree with your comments about poor screenshots. Even if this tree product looked worth getting, I'd wonder at the inability of the creator of an 'artistic' product to create reasonably good screens at least. They are some of the worst screenshots I've ever seen, to illustrate a payware addon.

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Well, germany knows how to make #### out of everything. Since FS and it's add on's are cash cow's we are able to buy the following simulators. NO Joke, they really exist!!!- Garbage Removal Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/muellabfuhr_simulator_2008/- Mail Simulatorhttp://www.amazon.de/astragon-Software-Gmb...ref=pd_sim_vg_5- Bus Simulator http://www.gamesload.de/bus_simulator_2008/- Farming Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/landwirtschafts_simulator_2008/ - Euro Truck Simuator- Digger Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/bagger_simulator_2008/- Ship Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/schiff_simulator_2008/- Sea Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/seamulator_2008/- Yachting Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/segeln_deutsche_in...nordsee_ostsee/... and many many more. The best one is the mail simulator and the garbage removal simulator

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Too Funny!I can see it now.Now available in a special package deal. Garbage Removal Simulator together with our newest expansion packs: Extreme Garbage, and The Streets of Naples. Slime covered boots sold separately.Stop by and see our new Garbage Simulator Forum in the AVSIM Forums. Come join the ranks of the sanitation engineer and share in some good ol' fasion "Trash Talk"!Could someone please pass the strudel? :-lol Regards,Jeff

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Im waiting for FS Vegetables. Truly, lifelike peas, carrots, corn, you name it.

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Dont laugh. Korea in the summer time has brown skies and air because of pollution from China. Mexico City has some hazy air too!

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>FSAIRv2 NOW AVAILABLE!>>Press Release - >>It is well known that the air in FS9 and FSX inaccurately>represents the earth's oxygen levels. Enter FSAIRv2! FSAIRv2>accurately simulates the 30% Oxygen 70% Nitrogen mix in the>earth's atmosphere thereby allowing you to accurately simulate>breathing in the FS9 and FSX world. You will feel better,>your aircraft will fly more accurately and you will lose>consciousness above 10,000 feet just like in the real world! >Experience hypoxia, blackouts, and death right from the>comfort of your computer! Experience the feeling of your>lungs collapsing due to hyperventilation. Experience>explosive depressurization and be amazed as your house>implodes and the air is sucked out of your lungs! Now FS9 and>FSX is complete!!!>>FSAIRv2 for FS9 is available in download format and the FSX>version will be available soon. The download size is 0kb>since just like the real air your are breathing. FSAIRv2 is>available at the special discounted price of 975.00 British>Pounds for a limited time only. Act Now!>>www.fsstupidaddonsX.com >>COMING SOON! >>FSGrassX, FSXSand, and FS Photorealistic Beaver Addons!>>Paypal accepted.>>>> >>>lOVE IT. Does it come with tech support thats just "Hot air". lolHow about FSFuel "buy it now before it goes up with the price of oil"

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"- Garbage Removal Simulatorhttp://www.gamesload.de/muellabfuhr_simulator_2008/"---------------HAHAHA ... now that's funny...------------I bought Metacreations 'Painter 6' some years back before Corel bought it... it used to come in a real 'paint can' with loop handle ...cool marketting gimmick'Garbage Removal Simulator' should come in a pull-string black garbage bag. Maybe the content can be burned onto old AOL disks to further the garbage gimmick.

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