Although I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t write a lot, I spend quite a few hours reading posts on this forum (especially during wind starvation periods).
So my 2c:
As someone else said in another thread, I find also irritating to have to scroll through sabotage posts. It is very immature and is a form of self justice, which never leads to anything positive in any society (I believe the forum IS a form of society with its own rules). If you believe some rules are not respected, there are civilized ways to deal with it; contacting Toby is one of them.
The question is: should this thread be here? Until an acceptable answer is brought, actions for removal are unfair.
1- Thread is started by a paid employee of a kite co. So? I donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t think itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s the first.
2- The thread could / tries to convince readers of the merits of the kite. So? Not 1stÃ¢â‚¬Â¦
Is an interview an ad? Are there clear boundaries of when a post becomes an ad? hmm
I personally think that if a thread has interesting info to readers (in this case, an interview on the technology used in a new product) other than commercial sales pitch, why not.
After all would we want all the manufacturers to leave the forum? Or only Best, because they screwed up with HF?