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Old 05-15-2019, 07:22 PM   #29
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I feel bad for the guy. I thought your response was doing exactly what you describe here - encouraging him, empowering him....I donít know how he read that differently or why he sniped at you....he got some great advice on his question....

Oh well.....
Maybe because they bought a brand new unit in September and are selling it 9 months later because they need to......wait 9 months...maybe they are expecting and need the cash for the kid. Hey we should be congratulating them!!
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Old 05-15-2019, 08:18 PM   #30
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I feel bad for the guy. I thought your response was doing exactly what you describe here - encouraging him, empowering him....I donít know how he read that differently or why he sniped at you....he got some great advice on his question....

Oh well.....
6 post in he blew a gasket. Thin skin for sure. I sent him a PM letting him know that was not my intent and all I got was.....
ďWhy don't you take a moment to ask if your input is warranted and adds anything to the discussion.... before you jump in...Ē

Oh well...... is right....
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Old 05-15-2019, 09:34 PM   #31
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He is on one of the nicest public forums there could be. He gets several good thoughtful answers and then a short one, not even a snarky, sarcastic or rude one just short.

Must be stress of selling.

Nepotistic? Meaning....we only care about each other?
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Old 05-15-2019, 10:54 PM   #32
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Haha!

Cut the guy some slack. Who knows his actual situation but be honest, best BEST case scenario is lose ONLY $10,000 and dashed dreams. That'd have me "snarky"!

I was lightly considering the same until I crunched the numbers and am financially healthy enough to weather the worst and keep my Airstream but there was a couple days I was pretty bummed out and lost a couple night sleep over worry.. (I'm full timing so a more drastic change for me). Not sure of OP's intentions but my trip has been a wild ride filled with unpredictable twists and turns but so happy to have my AS to lay my head every night no matter what!

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I hope the guy is still lurking so he can enjoy being right about some of you guys! He called it man! How'd he put it..."pontificating your brilliance to us poor masses ala Caeser...."

That's gold and you certified it!

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Old 05-16-2019, 08:17 AM   #33
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We have our moments here, but the advice seemed solid. He lost the $10K the minute he drove his shiny new trailer off the lot. The only question, really, is whether he decides to recognize that loss now by selling early, or to keep hiding from that loss (like most of us, haha!) by hanging onto the trailer indefinitely.

We don't have a monthly loan to deal with, but we pay storage fees every month, even when we're on the road, so we can be assured of having that spot when we get back! We all have our Airstream crosses to bear.
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Old 05-16-2019, 08:53 AM   #34
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We have our moments here, but the advice seemed solid. He lost the $10K the minute he drove his shiny new trailer off the lot.
This is a false interpretation....

If you keep your AS forever you do not lose a dime! Your experiences make it a profitable investment.

You lose when you sell it; no longer have it nor the money!

By this logic you "lose" the full price of the AS the moment you sign the check.

I haven't lost a dime on mine! Still worth every penny I paid for it... to me!

Sorry again to the OP if they're checking in...Maybe a refinance or some stroke of luck will change fortunes...

Some of you are certified cold hearted gold medal jerks for piling on. Despite OP's sensitivities which we are unaware of details surrounding....

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Come on Rounder,

Your just as bad as we were/weren't.

You just called us certified cold-hearted gold-medal jerks and called the original poster sensitive.

Who's piling on who?



Nobody meant any harm, really.

Section of your post:
"Some of you are certified cold hearted gold medal jerks for piling on. Despite OP's sensitivities which we are unaware of details surrounding...."
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Come on Rounder,

Your just as bad as we were/weren't.

You just called us certified cold-hearted gold-medal jerks and called the original poster sensitive.

Who's piling on who?



Nobody meant any harm, really.

Section of your post:
"Some of you are certified cold hearted gold medal jerks for piling on. Despite OP's sensitivities which we are unaware of details surrounding...."
You get the platinum rating!

Seriously! You sound like a bully whining when some one bigger comes in an thumps you!

Yea I thought the OP was a bit sensitive but buffered that with the fact we don't know his actual situation so he may be holding together much better than any of us would in similar circumstance...

Hey you guys are comfortable with going off topic and making assumptions about someone you should be prepared for others to critique your behavior.

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Old 05-16-2019, 10:58 AM   #38
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Should We Sell Now????

Rounder44 - sure, Iíll rush in....

What I like about what I hear you saying is that it always helps to be more empathetic. And I further like your view of value - I agree - I havenít lost a penny on my trailer - the joy itís brought us is worth 10X what we paid for it.

What I donít like about what I think I hear you saying is that anyone was being a jerk to the OP. Could there have been more empathy? Sure. Does questioning why someone is essentially biting hands feeding him make someone a jerk? I donít think so. Youíre entitled to your opinion of course (perhaps I fit in your jerk bucket?) but I donít resonate with that part of your view. I especially felt that GMFLís brief advice was encouraging and spot on - and he got called out as though he was being a jerk - that sucked IMO - your mileage may vary.

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Oh my goodness, I'm bullying?

If that is the case thank you for pointing it out and I guess we're both not acting nicely for criticizing each other and pointing it it.

Out of this thread, another one going downhill.

Sorry for the thread drift. We wish the OP the best with his decision.
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Rounder44 - sure, Iíll rush in....

What I like about what I hear you saying is that it always helps to be more empathetic. And I further like your view of value - I agree - I havenít lost a penny on my trailer - the joy itís brought us is worth 10X what we paid for it.

What I donít like about what I think I hear you saying is that anyone was being a jerk to the OP. Could there have been more empathy? Sure. Does questioning why someone is essentially biting hands feeding him make someone a jerk? I donít think so. Youíre entitled to your opinion of course (perhaps I fit in your jerk bucket?) but I donít resonate with that part of your view. I especially felt that GMFLís brief advice was encouraging and spot on - and he got called out as though he was being a jerk - that sucked IMO - your mileage may vary.

Peace and happy camping.
It does appear GMFL's response triggered something. I found his first post equally innocuous and pointless as the OP's clear intention was advice on selling NOW.

What is curious is the OP spot on prediction that the thread would go down hill from there. Irregardless if the OP initiated to final push over the edge...

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It does appear GMFL's response triggered something. I found his first post equally innocuous and pointless as the OP's clear intention was advice on selling NOW.



What is curious is the OP spot on prediction that the thread would go down hill from there. Irregardless if the OP initiated to final push over the edge...



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On your first point here - how is GMFLís post ďpointlessĒ? Did you not see his description later of what he intended? I get that text is tougher to decipher than face to face conversation but I think you may be missing something important here.

As to OPís prediction - well letís be honest, make the prediction that a thread will run off course and youíve got perhaps a better than 50/50 chance of being right

OP - if youíre still reading - my $0.02 is you should sell - youíre burdened by it on some level. Be done with it and pick it up again when your strategy better aligns.

As for the rest of this discussion, the horse stopped breathing long ago....Iím done too
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