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Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by Jim, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Jim

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    I took out a membership subscription for the magazine almost a year ago. Since then, about once a month, when I think about it, like i did this morning, I try to get on the forum. My Passwords never work, and to get a response from an email for a new password normally takes a week or more, by which time I have lost interest. When I do think about getting on the forum again, the whole process repeats itself. The system they use seems to be steam driven and they have run out of coal.

    So what happens on the ARVE forum? Am I missing some good stuff? I think getting on is academic anyway because I think I am right in saying that you can only access the forum if you subscribe to the mag, is that right? If it is I certainly will not be renewing that rag, Sian has quite a few recipe books I don't need any more!
     
  2. Road Runner

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    No it's as usual very quiet:Wink:
     
  3. scotjimland

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    It was always a fairly quiet forum, I used to contribute before it went to subscription only.. sorry ARVE, but I'm not paying £30 a year just to be able to post. :RollEyes:
     
  4. Jim

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    No Jim, you are paying the £30 for some excellent RVers Recipes:Laughing: Being able to post is just a bonus.
     
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    I don't see them in the download section yet .. :RollEyes: :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Hi Jim the forum software is not the best, and Andy did have thoughts when he took it over about 2 years ago of changing it to another, but I think the amount of work involved put him off.

    Its now £36 per year, will I renew? probably, there are some good bits in the mag. apart from the recipes. :BigGrin: John is right the forum is very quiet, just had a look and there have been 2732 posts from the 10-12-2005

    Olley
     
  7. keith

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    Biggist waste of money I have ever seen.

    I joined when we bought the RV then I saw the prices they were charging in their catalougue for spare & bits, & you have to BUY it :Eeek:

    That gave me the best laugh of all......:Rofl1:.....:Rofl1:.....:Rofl1:

    Forum..........waste of time
     
  8. Tony Santara

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    I used to subsribe but this year decided it wasn't worth the money the forum is also useless not enough action and not informative enough if i had a problem i could have it sorted before i got an answer from the forum
    also ABP are not very quick at returning calls when i leave a message on answer phone
     
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    You were lucky Tony, we left a message on their ansafone and since then we have owned Rocky for 2+ years, got everything we needed from someone on this forum and sold it....... Maybe they had a lot of messages ???????????? :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
    This forum is the only MH one we use and it is beginning to become the very best that is on offer anywhere on the net..eep it up Jim and don't waste your time using other sites, just devote more of your time to this one :Rofl1::Rofl1:

    Keith
     
  10. Bryan

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    Keith,

    Your avatar is close, but don't you want this one instead?


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    Sheriff Woody
     
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    Thanks for that Bryan...... As you can see I've "nicked" it and I have to say that I really like it, although I am uncertain of the "cowboy" connotation :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
    Thanks again matey....

    Keith
     
  12. Tony Santara

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    Keith
    Bryan trying to tell you something that we've all known for a while
    :Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  13. Road Runner

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    They seem to have blinding meets though as long as your RV is over £100K:Laughing:looking at the pictures:Wink:
     
  14. Jim

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    Someone told me, I cant remember who, that they have a sort of parking (pecking) order, and at shows and Rallies the rows of motorhomes are parked up almost in price order. Is this true, we must have a few rallying ARVE members here.
     
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    I know my place then:Laughing::Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:
     
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    You'll have plenty of good company John :Wink:
     
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    Hi
    we attended one of their meets this year with the 5th wheel, we did feel a bit self-conscious because our unit is not as "posh" as the others, we parked up with two other 5ers and a very nice RV, we could not have been made more welcome (maybe they felt sorry for us!!) That week was one of the best this year, a combination of good company, good weather and good music, we also talked and drank A LOT, then re-surfaced in time for lunch!!! Would we attend this meet next year? if we are in this country and still breathing------- YESSSSS.
    We have met some members from this forum and we feel that we would quite possibly have enjoued their company just as much, hope to prove that before too long!!!!.
    Nigel & Pamala
     
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    I've meet you and viewed your magnificent 5th wheeler:thumb:
     
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    Hi John
    If you had some beer/wine you would have been made very welcome at the ARVE meet that we attended!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    When we met you and some of the other members from "the fun forum" we did not seem to sit and chill much, but we did enjoy the bar-b and meeting loads of great people with the same interest, (that was our first trip out with the 5er)
    Hope to meet up again soon
    Nigel & Pamala
     
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    That was a facts meet at Peterborough and a rally (large) although the do do meets which ave a different feel to them.

    I have just done the Fun Wales meet and not only did we have a drink together daily but we even had a curry evening on the Friday night which was even at one of our members campsites (see my signature)

    I also did the Grand opening of Fun and we have our own marquee that was used continuously for drinking eating and talking (all in all FUN:Wink:)
     
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