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Christopher Low

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I have just had a look at the "Overall Top Posters" section of the forum (I didn't even realise it was there), and a couple of observations are worth noting.........

 

Jim Skorna is the top poster (about as predictable as night following day) :smile:

Chock hasn't posted since 29th July 2012! :huh:

 

I remember Chock being an active and enthusiastic member of AVSIM, so I just wondered if there was a reason why he has not been here for nearly three years. Has he just become bored of flight simulation? Has anything happened to him? Does anyone know?

 

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I remember him, he was very helpful.  I seem to recall that he became very busy with work.  I know that some members of AVSim staff attempted to contact him to ask if he was OK.  As far as i know nobody managed to get hold of him.

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I am closing in on the top of page 6 :P

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Has anything happened to him? Does anyone know?

Tom sent an e-mail as I recall he was a moderator at the time and he got no response from him. He had been "beta testing" just released ProATC-X along with me and someone got on him for posting images of the ###### swastika on his aircraft and he suddenly stopped posting.

 

Best regards,

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someone got on him for posting images of the ###### swastika on his aircraft and he suddenly stopped posting.

Political Correctness gone mad 

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someone got on him for posting images of the ###### swastika on his aircraft

 

I read that those crosses and swastikas were placed on aircraft and pilot jackets during WWII to show how many flights over enemy targets a pilot had done and how many targets he had hit. Those were definitely not antisemitic in nature, that much I do know for sure.

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I read that those crosses and swastikas were placed on aircraft and pilot jackets during WWII to show how many flights over enemy targets a pilot had done and how many targets he had hit. Those were definitely not antisemitic in nature, that much I do know for sure.

And I agree.  AVSIM did not remove him.  He left after someone complained.  However, there is a possibility something more serious happened to him and we probably will never know that.

 

Best regards,

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Didn't he do a model of the Graf Zeppelin airship? I seem to remember a heated debate about whether the swastika should be on it(as it was for real)

Or maybe I'm thinking of someone else. :unsure:

 

EDIT: Partial brain fart. It was the Hindenburg

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I remember Chock as well.

One of the last big threads was something about an ATC (was it Pro ATC?) program. That garnered several pages of comments.

I also remember that swastika. Being a minority myself I wasn't interested in seeing that, but he did explain why (and I remember not being put off about it).

 


Political Correctness gone mad 

Yeah.. ok..

:rolleyes:

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Last I remember from him was that he was tied up writing/developing software or doing training for a company in the Manchester Airport area.

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Chock (Alan Bradbury) was visible on a few other forums for a couple of years after he 'disappeared' from AVSIM, so I guess he chose to stop posting or partaking in AVSIM.    But I haven't seen him on any other forums for about 18 months now.


PS..... excuse my ignorance but how/where do you view the Top Posters?

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I note that I'm currently at the #6 position. I have no hope of becoming #1 because I refuse to indulge in pointless "one liners" or "snarky remarks..."

 

...the only point to which is to boost my post count! :LMAO:

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I am currently #24 in the rankings, and only 17114 posts behind the leader :lol: At my average posting rate, it will take me another 33.2 years to match Jim's current haul :LMAO:

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I note that I'm currently at the #6 position. I have no hope of becoming #1 because I refuse to indulge in pointless "one liners" or "snarky remarks..."

 

...the only point to which is to boost my post count! :LMAO:

I agree. B)

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In fairness to Jim, one of his one liners from yesterday was quite helpful in getting my Microsoft Security Essentials set up correctly....I cannot speak to the other 23,000 pointless posts.

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Seriously, many of Jim's posts have been very helpful over the years. The signal-to-noise ratio is pretty skewed though.

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Where does one find this listing?

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Seriously, many of Jim's posts have been very helpful over the years. The signal-to-noise ratio is pretty skewed though.

 

All in good fun  :P

Where does one find this listing?

 

Scroll to the very bottom of the forums on the right hand side.

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In fairness to Jim, one of his one liners from yesterday was quite helpful in getting my Microsoft Security Essentials set up correctly.

Exactly. There are never dull momments in his post (Jim) and it steers you in the right direction for your needs.

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Special thanks for the post analysis and score keeping!

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Quality not quantity!  :P  :lol:

 

(says him on Page 16 :wink: .... but I'm in good company, right next to Pete Dowson!).

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I'm on the 34'th page,  and at 20 people a page this makes me 680'th on the list,  I'm actually strangely proud of this,  not really sure why though,  but yaa i made it onto the list.


 

 


Seriously, many of Jim's posts have been very helpful over the years. The signal-to-noise ratio is pretty skewed though.

Yes Jim has put me in the right direction on different topics on several occasions,  he always does it in a cross way though  :lol:  

 

On a humorous and good note.  The first big thread i was posting on was the FSX coming to steam thread.   Watching Jim make short work of them arguments,   Man, that dude went to work that day,  almost like he was performing art B)   

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