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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    In plain terms, pertinent information is being shared backchannel.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Dayonfire, I hope that this works out for you.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Szanto View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Naill View Post
    He's probably curous why he got the responses he did. I am curious why the same member(s) respond that way and why they usually have to say they shouldn't have responded that way?
    I can tell you for a fact that the OP is getting a start on information regarding the repair person in question and his pen, and I can also tell you that a number of us know exactly who he is dealing with and know a history of this. Not all dialog exists strictly in the thread, but can occur in other ways.

    Don't assume, please. Be open to the possibility that we are actually helping someone.
    Ironically, you chose to post. Why? And, you're giving me lessons on making assumption? Ha!!

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Chuck, your last two posts are rather obscure.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by FredRydr View Post
    ... obscure.
    Indeed, this thread is way over my head at this point.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Don't worry, Fred. It's a "back channel" thing.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Naill View Post
    Don't worry, Fred. It's a "back channel" thing.
    No, you're making it a public forum thing. Just keep it back channel.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    No, based on my experience here, I will leave it as is, Fred.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Naill View Post
    No, based on my experience here, I will leave it as is, Fred.
    This makes no sense. I'm done.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    You should have been done before the last two posts.....

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Even my old dog knows when to stop growling.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by Chuck Naill View Post
    You should have been done before the last two posts.....
    I reached out to the OP through PMs, so as to take any literal information regarding the matter off of a public forum. I am continuing to assist through private channels, along with colleagues. The point of this is to - hopefully - get the pen back to the owner (OP). It would be grand if you could just leave it for now, until and unless the OP has something to report back, or you have something relevant to help the guy out.
    "When Men differ in Opinion, both Sides ought equally to have the Advantage of being heard by the Publick;
    and that when Truth and Error have fair Play, the former is always an overmatch for the latter."

    ~ Benjamin Franklin

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by 724Seney View Post
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    You lost all credibility with the “those who can’t, teach” rubbish. Unless you’d like to rephrase that, of course.
    It's a widely employed quote, not one I made up.

    And, it just so happens it is consistent with much of what I have experienced in my life. If you have not experienced something similar it does not mean that I have not...........
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    There is another quote that speaks to this, and having been a university professor I can vouch for its truth: You don't really learn something well until you have taught it.
    Last edited by corgicoupe; January 10th, 2021 at 11:41 AM. Reason: add a word

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by corgicoupe View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by 724Seney View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Jon Szanto View Post
    You lost all credibility with the “those who can’t, teach” rubbish. Unless you’d like to rephrase that, of course.
    It's a widely employed quote, not one I made up.

    And, it just so happens it is consistent with much of what I have experienced in my life. If you have not experienced something similar it does not mean that I have not...........
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    There is another quote that speaks to this, and having been a university professor I can vouch for its truth: You don't really learn something well until you have taught it.
    Sounds kind of self-serving.

    A variation that comes to mind is “you don’t really understand something unless you can explain it to a child in a way they understand.”

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    The most permanent way to learn something is to have it bite you in the ass. That's a lesson I've learned the hard way.
    Last edited by Ray-VIgo; January 11th, 2021 at 04:00 PM.

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    Default Re: FP Held Hostage? Seeking Advice on Repairperson No Longer Responding

    Quote Originally Posted by Ray-VIgo View Post
    The most permanent way to learn something is to have it bite you in the ass. That's a lesson I've learned the hard way.
    That’s the Army way to learn - through pain.

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