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Poll: What make of travel bike do you ride ??
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What make of travel bike do you ride ??

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Old 29 Aug 2010
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Just to clarify my involvement in this hugely worrying mystery.... I voted while not logged on. I ticked 2 buttons: Honda and Suzuki and pressed submit once.

Can somebody please ammend the data? I only voted Honda once, but I own 2 of them!

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It shouldn't matter if you were logged in or not.

You're still a Honda, Suzuki, KTM, BMW owner etc, as far as the poll is concerned.

Your vote is counted and that is what was important, unless you want your username to be visible...
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We seem to have another of these mysterious threads which continually self-bump without anyone posting to them. What gives?
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We seem to have another of these mysterious threads which continually self-bump without anyone posting to them. What gives?
When someone votes the post bumps.
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My travel bikes are a 2002 Harley Davidson Road King Classic



And a 2005 Suzuki V-Strom 650

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Travel Bikes

When i nip to Malaga its the Busa and when the boss is on the back its the GSA.

If in doubt nail it,
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My travel bikes are a 2002 Harley Davidson Road King Classic



And a 2005 Suzuki V-Strom 650

Can't go wrong with either one...
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Auto thread bumps?

HU must have "special" software that continually bumps threads up. Now, why is that? Don't tell me its a glitch.

Doing a search shows T-rex posted one hour ago. (its now 8:35 pm PST) Go to thread and you see NO NEW POSTS .... and in fact T Rex's post was made two weeks ago.

I've seen this happening on a lot of threads, over and over. I guess its like the number HU quotes on the HUBB front page that says 200 Non-members are online on HUBB NOW, but only 10 Members online.

Oh Please, give me a break. I guess this helps keep ad rates up? Or? Clearly inaccurate. If there were over 200 people here, more would sign up and post. Yet very few do.
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HU must have "special" software that continually bumps threads up. Now, why is that? Don't tell me its a glitch.

Doing a search shows T-rex posted one hour ago. (its now 8:35 pm PST) Go to thread and you see NO NEW POSTS .... and in fact T Rex's post was made two weeks ago.

I've seen this happening on a lot of threads, over and over. I guess its like the number HU quotes on the HUBB front page that says 200 Non-members are online on HUBB NOW, but only 10 Members online.

Oh Please, give me a break. I guess this helps keep ad rates up? Or? Clearly inaccurate. If there were over 200 people here, more would sign up and post. Yet very few do.
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When someone votes the post bumps.
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Suuuuzzzuuuukkiiii

This is "THATH" second SUZUKI
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Oh Please, give me a break. I guess this helps keep ad rates up? Or? Clearly inaccurate. If there were over 200 people here, more would sign up and post. Yet very few do.
Oh I don't know about that. I read here a lot before I finally signed on.

If you look at the portal, or adv you will see the same thing, many people who are not signed in but still reading. I never sign in if I am on any else's computer either, no need for someone to be using my account (intentionally or otherwise.)

Just my two bits though.
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HU must have "special" software that continually bumps threads up. Now, why is that? Don't tell me its a glitch.


...snip...

Oh Please, give me a break. I guess this helps keep ad rates up? Or? Clearly inaccurate. If there were over 200 people here, more would sign up and post. Yet very few do.
The counters are wholey accurate. As Alibaba reminded you, when somebody votes on a Poll, it bumps. Not a big deal is it?

I personally only sign on to write posts or to reset the system so that I receive further email notifications of threads I have subscribed to. Often I don't bother signing on, or log off again immediately and read anonomously.

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PS. Furthermore, when I have nothing helpful to add to a discussion I say nothing... Hence no need for me to log on. Maybe there are others like me?
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The counters are wholey accurate. As Alibaba reminded you, when somebody votes on a Poll, it bumps. Not a big deal is it?
Not a big deal at all ... interesting that the same thing happens on other threads that are NOT Polls.
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Oh I don't know about that. I read here a lot before I finally signed on.
If you look at the portal, or adv you will see the same thing, many people who are not signed in but still reading. I never sign in if I am on any else's computer either, no need for someone to be using my account (intentionally or otherwise.)
Just my two bits though.
I've read various forums since 1998. ADV Rider since day one. Typically the RATIO of Lurkers (non members) to Inmates (members) is roughly 50/50 or possibly 60/40 in favor of Lurkers.

Here on HUBB that ratio is "typically" 20 to One. IE: 10 members to 200 Visitors. My Internet expert friends explained all this to me ... management here don't want that info shared in public ... Suffice to say, fiddling is going on. .... once again ... not a big deal.
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I've read various forums since 1998. ADV Rider since day one. Typically the RATIO of Lurkers (non members) to Inmates (members) is roughly 50/50 or possibly 60/40 in favor of Lurkers.

Here on HUBB that ratio is "typically" 20 to One. IE: 10 members to 200 Visitors. My Internet expert friends explained all this to me ... management here don't want that info shared in public ... Suffice to say, fiddling is going on. .... once again ... not a big deal.

How are you able to log on to ADV, if you've been banned on ADV?

What skills/training do you have in Bulletin Board technologies to allow you to make these accusations? Or is it just random, easily discretable unfounded conspiracy theory mumbo jumbo?
Chris

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