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I'm sure this has been discussed before, but do you all prefer this site or mbworld.org. Why?

I like this site and the community on it. One thing I don't like is how I have to scroll down past all the ads to get to forum lists and posts. Annoying.
 

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I don't think I prefer one over the other. Here we do not have the W212 sections which is a big mistake. :D But both are equal with the C207. A minor problem with the US forums but the high activity compensates that, easy to get quick answers for questions on both forums.

Which adds are you talking about? I'm using firefox and don't see any adds that I don't want to see.
 

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Neither is ideal, I used to be more there than here, quit there due to stupid policies, sometimes get close to that here, too.

Site appearance and navigation are a secondary concern to me. Community, content and policy are far more important.

As to appearance, I'm with DB, though, Firefox and Ad Block plus shuts down most of that ad crap, not just here but all over the web. Yahoo and MSN are both pretty ad intensive, too.

If you know what you're doing you can tweak IE setting to block lots of ads, but if you're a Safari user I have no suggestions. Well, one, spring for a premium membership and you can configure your profile to avoid ads, too..

Take care and enjoy the ride,
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I'm talking about the ads that you see when you come to the forums originally. You have to scroll down past the ads before you can see the forums and categories.

Sites like this use third party ad networks to deliver ads. It's annoying. :mad:
 

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I'm talking about the ads that you see when you come to the forums originally. You have to scroll down past the ads before you can see the forums and categories.

Sites like this use third party ad networks to deliver ads. It's annoying. :mad:
Yes, we know EXACTLY what you are talking about and DB and I have told you EXACTLY how to get rid of it. Below is a screenshot of this thread from the top, running Firefox and Ad Block Plus. What ads do you see? If all you're going to do is get mad, then go ahead and get mad, but complaining won't avail you much --if anything.

And by the way, what do you pay the site to be here? Of course there are ads, someone has to pay the bills, right? Servers and bandwidth are not free. So you have a few choices, either pay to be a member, find a creative solution around it, whine, or choose another site. Capisce?
 

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MBWorld seems to have more activity for the current generation chassis vs Benzworld which seems to have more for 1-3 generations back, at least for what I look at the most.

I would bet there are more leasers than buyers over at MBWorld also.
 

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I've been to so many forums that correct me if I am wrong?
Is mbworld.org the forum where sleepwalker USED to be priceless help?
I had personal beef with moderator so my opinion is too personal, but on the other hand I am Internet veteran and I've been to tens if not hundreds forums, meeting hundreds if not thousands moderators.
Out of that number I have personal respect to 3, maybe 4 of them.
Ron is on the list.
 

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Out of that number I have personal respect to 3, maybe 4 of them.
Ron is on the list.
Capice ?
This is German car lovers site.
I think "kapish" would be more appropriate :D
Hmm...I guess using Italian means I'm not on the respect list. ;)

I was trying to make the point in a way he could understand....and The Godfather is respected in the Fatherland, too.

Take care and enjoy the ride,
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Per my experience Germans evolved quite a bit in post WWII generations. The older people think totally different about other nations, than the younger generation. The older not likely would respect Italians.
Than even German and Italian have quite different pronunciation, they both have roots in Latin. Meaning they share the same words.
And I checked the dictionaries. None of "capice" or "kapish" are in Italian, or German official vocabulary. ;)
 

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I've been to so many forums that correct me if I am wrong?
Is mbworld.org the forum where sleepwalker USED to be priceless help?
I had personal beef with moderator so my opinion is too personal, but on the other hand I am Internet veteran and I've been to tens if not hundreds forums, meeting hundreds if not thousands moderators.
Out of that number I have personal respect to 3, maybe 4 of them.
Ron is on the list.
Thank you sir, you are too kind. OTOH, I hate to correct you :)o), but that was MercedesForum rather than MBWorld with Lugnut (RIP) and Sleepwalker. Sleepwalker stops by here every now and then, last time he mentioned that he is out of the Benz business altogether now.
 

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Hmm...I guess using Italian means I'm not on the respect list. ;)

I was trying to make the point in a way he could understand....and The Godfather is respected in the Fatherland, too.

Take care and enjoy the ride,
Greg
The Godfather??? Greg is having delusions of grandeur:D:D
 

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The Godfather??? Greg is having delusions of grandeur:D:D
Have you seen the movies? That's where most of us first heard the word "Capisce" (which -- with irony -- I typo'd above). I have no delusions of grandeur, except to bow to the classic films. :)
 

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Per my experience Germans evolved quite a bit in post WWII generations. The older people think totally different about other nations, than the younger generation. The older not likely would respect Italians.
Than even German and Italian have quite different pronunciation, they both have roots in Latin. Meaning they share the same words.
And I checked the dictionaries. None of "capice" or "kapish" are in Italian, or German official vocabulary. ;)
I typo'd it, it's "capisce": capisce - Dizionario Inglese-Italiano WordReference.com
 

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I've been to so many forums that correct me if I am wrong?
Is mbworld.org the forum where sleepwalker USED to be priceless help?
I had personal beef with moderator so my opinion is too personal, but on the other hand I am Internet veteran and I've been to tens if not hundreds forums, meeting hundreds if not thousands moderators.
Out of that number I have personal respect to 3, maybe 4 of them.
Ron is on the list.
so whos the other 3 or 4 kris ? btw I know where you live haha:D
 

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Have you seen the movies? That's where most of us first heard the word "Capisce" (which -- with irony -- I typo'd above). I have no delusions of grandeur, except to bow to the classic films. :)
Did you see the movie where Peter Sellers played the Don? Especially the scene where he farts in the crowded lift? Funniest movie I ever watched:thumbsup:
 

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so whos the other 3 or 4 kris ? btw I know where you live haha:D
Different forums. Personally I come to this one mostly to chat with bunch of funny guys in W163 and W210 section. When I need technical information, I check everything and Goggle can bring amazing results. When I needed water pump for my Perkins, I found lot of info on sites in ... Turkey.
Than when I needed info about W210 ignition tumbler this was the only forum where a member started topic about it. I contributed and to my knowledge this is the only place in the World where you can find info about dealing with them.
It is all based on individual cases.
BTW JOE, I dedicate a topic for you in this section. Haven't seen your response. Too busy polishing the muffler? ;)
 

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Kajtek & Greg echo a point I wanted to convey. I nosed around MBworld, but 'feel' more at home in my 163 & 208 hangouts. Honestly I can't say I don't like MBworld, I just love hanging out with you guys much better! Site size, adds included, is not the no-go for me. As Greg pined, hell somebody is paying for this stuff!--that's business, but if you want true, bonafied, & harshly honest commentary on an issue or mech. problem benzworld is your place from what I have found. Not to sound overly perverse in my common community assumptions, but many here all love this quirky machine :) Arguably, isn't it a fact that MB is THE oldest car maunufacturer on the planet?--correct me if I'm soft in that fact. It is a hell of idea that FAR in Africa, Greg on his island, 43 in his obscurity, my southern fried friend Mitch, & Boca in the good life, can tell me what/where/when & maybe why my MB isn't doing what I want...& just maybe counter the 28 yr old moron in the SA dept. I feel more confident knowing that folks here from Bahrain to Baha can have the same stupid stuff happen to their car or truck, so I dont' feel SOL & that I'm not crazy when it happens to me, and that I do not own a Jaguar! lol.
 
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