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04-30-2017 02:54 PM  31 months ago
cyclo

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Sorry to hear about this sad news. Good luck Mark!
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04-30-2017 03:05 PM  31 months ago
wrobijns

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This is the end of another Heli Era......Very Sad.Walter Robijns, 3D rules !!!
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04-30-2017 03:56 PM  31 months ago
Chris Reibert

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That sucks. I've helped 1000s with my builds and reviews on here I only FLY on days that end in "Y"
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04-30-2017 05:47 PM  31 months ago
baby uh1

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This is indeed sad news. Mark, I hope that you are OK.Anything is possible if you don't know what you are talking about!
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04-30-2017 07:25 PM  31 months ago
Heli_Splatter

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Maybe
Maybe the only way to keep this going is to let the website she shares ownership to fail. Then come back with another that Mark owns entirely. That is a lot of work and he may not be mentally up to it right now. We really don't know if the site is profitable enough to continue. It will all get sorted out. Best of wishes to Mark.
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04-30-2017 08:52 PM  31 months ago
Charlie R

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Sorry to see you go Mark !
I have visited your site every day for the last 12 years .
I wish you well in what ever you do next .
Is there an easy way to download all the pictures from your gallery at once ?
Helicopters are a mass of rotating metal fatigue surrounding an oil leak !
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05-01-2017 12:33 AM  31 months ago
qraptor

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Very sad to hear the news.
Mark: Thank you for all your tremendous work. This site will be missed.
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05-01-2017 01:08 AM  31 months ago
Gearhead

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Maybe
Maybe the only way to keep this going is to let the website she shares ownership to fail. Then come back with another that Mark owns entirely.
I have already PM'ed Mark yesterday and told him that,, told him that we all would join up and leave RR if he did,, he didn't reply and I don't blame him

good luck Mark !!!
Jim
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05-01-2017 01:16 AM  31 months ago
Heli_Splatter

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His attorney is probably furious at him for what he said already. I am pretty sure the advertisers would follow too if the users disappeared. I don't know if we are helping or hurting his negotiation position with all of this.

RunRyder is not RunRyder without MarkRyder.
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05-01-2017 02:50 AM  31 months ago
DCORSAIR

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Wow, just read this shocking news, I know I stopped flying heli's a few months ago but I knew I would return to heli's one day, I still got on here everyday just to keep up with the latest news and some how I missed this post until today. This is sad news for sure, such a great website to visit and chat or buy and sell. Praying for you Mark, you did a great job all these yrs....D. Lee.....t.Born again.t.....
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05-01-2017 04:51 AM  31 months ago
old nitroman

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Mark, Thank you for everything. Best wishesE5s and E7se,and a 766, Roban bell 222 800 superscale,450 bell 4 bladed head,gobby 380and 420 ,180cfx
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05-01-2017 10:55 AM  31 months ago
hootowl

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I would expect the industry to step up in some way. I don't think this is over. Without RR the industry will take a huge hit.Wolves don't lose sleep over the opinions of sheep
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05-01-2017 11:25 AM  31 months ago
dialarotor

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Ball is in Mark's court
Don't think industry would want to step in the middle of a divorce decree.

Mark has earned whatever he chooses, regroup, retire, step away.
We will miss this place and his efforts. Fairwinds Mark.
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05-01-2017 01:32 PM  31 months ago
870heli

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Thanks is not enough but is all I can give.
Mark you have been what this hobby is all abought.
You have kept us all together and YOU will be missed.
Good luck with all that comes in the future.
Buz, 870Heli
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05-01-2017 02:01 PM  31 months ago
RM3

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Re-build the site in your name Mark... the "Ryders" will follow in mass.
as long as it looks different your golden.
showing a preference will only get you into trouble, 90% of everything is crap...
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05-01-2017 02:06 PM  31 months ago
TCP

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Thanks for all you have done for us mark.
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05-01-2017 02:13 PM  31 months ago
Frank Bostwick

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I've been coming to RR A long time. I will really miss the site and wish Mark the best. Can't decide if I will miss the over the top wild speculation that comes along with the rest......
Time will tell. Marks post is clearly emotional. This storm may pass, its cause is completely unknown to us. Tossing about guess after guess, strategy after strategy can't really be helping improve the out come. Want to help? Try asking your vendor of choice to advertise here.
Again,
Thank you very much Mark. I hope you can find a path to get this low spot behind you and if the cards fall right, keep this site up and running for you as well as all of us.
If there is some way I can help, please let me know as I'd be very happy to help in any way I can.
RIP ROMAN
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05-01-2017 02:32 PM  31 months ago
wjvail

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I refuse to speculate as to exactly why Mark has chosen to close RR but can I assume that the actual posts made to RR, and held by Mark, are public domain? In other words, the dissolving and liquidation of "RunRyder" really would only be the selling of the domain name.

Would it not be possible to take a disk containing the data file(s) of 15 years of conversations and posts and simply include it under a new site. Could it not be possible to register the domain name "RunningRyder", upload a forum shell and include the posts and membership we (Mark and the members) created?

Of what monetary value would the compendium of a decade and a half helicopter learning and discussion have without a forum to access it on? The information available on RunRyder is immeasurably valuable but only if helicopter enthusiasts can access it.

I'm sure someone will be able to help me understand this better.
"Well, nothing bad can happen now."
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05-01-2017 02:49 PM  31 months ago
TMoore

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05-01-2017 03:06 PM  31 months ago
wjvail

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Yes I understand that RunRyder holds copyrights. What is exclusive copy-written material? Are you suggesting that when I (we) post here that that then becomes the exclusive property of RR? If what I post here is the exclusive property of RR, I need to know right now. I re-post much of what I've written here.

I really don't know and a assume others do. I will need enlightenment.
"Well, nothing bad can happen now."
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