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by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:37 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

If my arguments don't make any sense to you, I suggest you keep running after the money rather than enter into debate with me. I too can be willingly guilty of a closed mind, see. Yet again you make no sense whatsoever. If you don't like Bernie you'd have been better off just saying so and ending i...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Re: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded

Hmmm... I don't know...

I think Bernie has a crushing grip on F1 and that nothing -at least the biggies- happens without his nod...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:28 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Any 'clean', great drivers?
Replies: 84
Views: 7828

Re: Any 'clean', great drivers?

The only true clean racer is Villeneuve in my opinion And you base that determination on what? Everyone else is political, deceitful and went beyond racing to achieve their goals, Senna and Prost crashed each other off on purpose to win their championships, Schumacher too, Hill as mentioned above h...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:23 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Re: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded

Yes. Indeed.

The world is black and white and manipulation is just a word in the dictionary.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

If my arguments don't make any sense to you, I suggest you keep running after the money rather than enter into debate with me.

I too can be willingly guilty of a closed mind, see.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Brawn: YDT ban will hamper Mercedes
Replies: 57
Views: 8548

Re: Brawn: YDT ban will hamper Mercedes

Can't help but admire the audacity.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 11:06 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Re: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded

I do apologise for the sarcasm, it was uncalled for.

My views on 'Spygate'?

It could've been handled diplomatically but RD went for gold, threw in the 'Nazi bitches' head line grabber and overplayed his hand.

That's when Bernie sided with max.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:59 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

As I stated, I have no personal like or dislike of Bernie (or most anyone apart from my inner circle for that matter), but no one can deny he's a hoarder. He has hoarded more power and money that anyone would ever need. You do not get there -or stay there- by being a nice guy. I'm not contending he...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Re: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded

Yes of course.

Max and Bernie never shared the same agenda and F1 is not about politics.

How foolish of me.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:33 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

As I stated, I have no personal like or dislike of Bernie (or most anyone apart from my inner circle for that matter), but no one can deny he's a hoarder. He has hoarded more power and money than anyone would ever need. You do not get there -or stay there- by being a nice guy. I'm not contending he ...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

Bread and games, my friend, it's as old as the Romans.

Throw the crowds some crumbs, keeps them happy.

Not always, Marie Antoinette didn't quite get away with 'Let them eat cake' when the people complained about not having bread to eat, but the mentality remains: fukk you, I've for the power.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:21 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

Okay.... I state Bernie is in it for the money. You agree yet somehow contend it at the same time. You subsequently bring forward two examples where Bernie was involved in financial dealings. I question why that would be contrary to my pov. I think With Bernie it is the love of the business and act...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:15 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

Okay....

I state Bernie is in it for the money.

You agree yet somehow contend it at the same time.

You subsequently bring forward two examples where Bernie was involved in financial dealings.

I question why that would be contrary to my pov.

Hope that helps.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?
Replies: 124
Views: 12242

Re: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?

But that's exactly what this thread is about. Perceived sportsmanship, loyalty and the likes. The car is better but that not much better than the competition. They need a top tier driver to secure the WDC. Alonso and Hamilton are not available and Vettel knows that as well as Horner and Mateschitz d...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:03 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Re: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded

Meh, in both cases Bernie called the shots.

The first mentioned was louder as he could dump RD in the process.

Same difference.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

And the popularity brings in more money. Or do you think he blocks F1 news bringing sites for the love of the sport? He is always looking to make money at the same time. But to add a read a book a while ago in Jordan days he did alot to help the teams found them sponership etc. and it at still go o...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:51 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Any 'clean', great drivers?
Replies: 84
Views: 7828

Re: Any 'clean', great drivers?

If you want to be a Great, you cannot afford to be 'clean', whether it was Fangio jumping into his teammates car, Clark spitting out dirt and stones by driving beyond the track, Senna or MS; ruthlessness is a 'talent' each and every great possesses, including Alonso and Vettel. The last Mohican poss...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: WDCs won in cars that were not the fastest
Replies: 72
Views: 7461

Re: WDCs won in cars that were not the fastest

This thread got me reading up on Nelson again.

I was rooting for Reutemann and Prost at the time but my, my, what a great and widely under-appreciated champion he was.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?
Replies: 124
Views: 12242

Re: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?

Id say the fact Vettel got away with it with merely an argument with Mark shows he is bigger than the team currently. He knows there not going to get rid of him when they have a championship winning car. Who would win it for them? Buemi and Webber? Whether we think its a good thing or not, as it st...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:29 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

So making the sport huge, turning it into a business, is suddenly a good thing?

Makes me wonder why there are so many 'nostalgic' threads, bemoaning the lack of sportsmanship.

You cannot have both.

Edit: and fwiw, I don't dislike Bernie, it's merely an assessment.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Silverstone looks like being dry and sunny
Replies: 49
Views: 5508

Re: Silverstone looks like being dry and sunny

Bantamzen wrote:Ssssshhhh. Be careful, don't mention the weather because you may jinx the darned thing!! It's almost as bad as organising that certain type of outdoor cooking which is all but guaranteed to bring the rain here in the UK...... ;)

BARBEQUE 😎
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

And the popularity brings in more money.

Or do you think he blocks F1 news bringing sites for the love of the sport?
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?
Replies: 124
Views: 12242

Re: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?

Yes, there is no room for individuality. We must abide...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:11 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.
Replies: 61
Views: 5594

Re: Mr Ecclestone has never experienced happiness.

Inappropriate post removed.
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?
Replies: 124
Views: 12242

Re: Vettel ruthless, unsporting?

Yup.

Same on the booing thread btw, and 97% of the forum...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: "any time, any place, any team"
Replies: 97
Views: 9316

Re: "any time, any place, any team"

And then again, there is of course the safety net that he is a protected #1 driver and that his team isn't going to destroy the dynamics of the team. Flapping your lips to keep the flies away comes cheap, see. Btw, this goes for Vettel and Alonso equally. For hammie too, fwiw, he knows RBR and Ferra...
by Nakojo
Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:01 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded
Replies: 20
Views: 2894

Re: Bernie says Toto Shocked at merely being reprimanded

So Bernie calls the shots in F1 and wants the world to know.

Move along people, nothing to be seen here.
by Nakojo
Mon Jun 24, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: No place in F1 for fans who boo or hate drivers
Replies: 107
Views: 10077

Re: No place in F1 for fans who boo or hate drivers

If I were driving a winning F1 car and getting paid multi $$$ a week, I'd gladly be booed.
by Nakojo
Sun Jun 23, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Education of F1 drivers
Replies: 19
Views: 2523

Re: Education of F1 drivers

“Never confuse education with intelligence.” – Albert Einstein no one is confusing anything, Just wanted to know. Indeed. I'd think (expect or hope) that young drivers would be expected to get a few A levels, an I.B. or the equivalent. If they want to progress their studies beyond that, I'd imagine...
by Nakojo
Sun Jun 23, 2013 8:05 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Education of F1 drivers
Replies: 19
Views: 2523

Re: Education of F1 drivers

“Never confuse education with intelligence.” – Albert Einstein
by Nakojo
Sun Jun 23, 2013 7:02 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: True Racer
Replies: 60
Views: 6046

Re: True Racer

M.Nader -DODZ- wrote:the most " True Racer" is the one with the most "Raw talent"

;)
by Nakojo
Sun Jun 23, 2013 6:52 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: WDCs won in cars that were not the fastest
Replies: 72
Views: 7461

Re: WDCs won in cars that were not the fastest

Great stuff, POB, it has made my esteem for Lauda gone up even more, if that were possible. Thanks Nakajo: Lauda was exceptional, and Prost learned so much from him in 1984-5. Mario Andretti did not like commenting on fellow drivers, but one he singled out was Lauda, saying how much he admired him ...
by Nakojo
Sat Jun 22, 2013 2:00 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: WDCs won in cars that were not the fastest
Replies: 72
Views: 7461

Re: WDCs won in cars that were not the fastest

Great stuff, POB, it has made my esteem for Lauda gone up even more, if that were possible.
by Nakojo
Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ross Brawn responsible for making Mercedes an unhappy team??
Replies: 34
Views: 8404

Re: Ross Brawn responsible for making Mercedes an unhappy te

So one is a snake, the other is a rat. Same difference.

Anyone under the illusion that there is any space for altruism (or mr nice guy) in F1 needs a reality check.

They're -rightly so- interested in one thing: how to gain an advantage over the competition.
by Nakojo
Fri Jun 21, 2013 10:05 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: No place in F1 for fans who boo or hate drivers
Replies: 107
Views: 10077

Re: No place in F1 for fans who boo or hate drivers

On the topic of treating drivers (or indeed anyone) with dignity, crowds cheering a crash (ie MS at Silverstone '99) surely demonstrates even more lack of respect.
by Nakojo
Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:57 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: No place in F1 for fans who boo or hate drivers
Replies: 107
Views: 10077

Re: No place in F1 for fans who boo or hate drivers

Edit: removed. Thnx&sorry, mod :)
by Nakojo
Fri Jun 21, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Ross Brawn responsible for making Mercedes an unhappy team??
Replies: 34
Views: 8404

Re: Ross Brawn responsible for making Mercedes an unhappy te

I'm rather surprised at the lack of implications to his dubious past, mostly at Benetton but also at Ferrari. Brawn has always demonstrated to be willing to push the envelope beyond what most consider 'sporting'. It is both his strength and his weakness. As long as it works, hey, great, you get some...
by Nakojo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 5:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which side of your brain is most dominant?
Replies: 25
Views: 4794

Re: Which side of your brain is most dominant?

Then again, there is a small percentage who isn't affected by left or right side activity, as their brains are directly connected to their pickles.
by Nakojo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Which side of your brain is most dominant?
Replies: 25
Views: 4794

Re: Which side of your brain is most dominant?

Prema wrote:
Nakojo wrote:R78% L22%
R13 L3
R15 L4


you are in need of a brain surgery, urgently..

Meh, I've been using my own for quite some years now, Prema.

It's called meditation ;)
by Nakojo
Thu Jun 20, 2013 12:42 pm
Forum: F1 & Motorsport Forum
Topic: Rate the drivers on RAW talent
Replies: 61
Views: 8980

Re: Rate the drivers on RAW talent

Raw talent is just an excuse for putting down drivers each individual supports less. everyone likes an attribute and says that this is the one true talent and thus likes a driver who has such a skill. everyone else just has less "RAW talent" Who says that working your donkey off to improv...