Okay, that is also a view
Retrobike allows people to express what they think. If we hadn't prefered that we would have chosen for a 'poll only' option. Of course there are certain things people have to stick to, all with the aim that the community can sustain the long run. Personally I don't think that what CdM has expressed went beyond what is acceptable. Personally I enjoy reading his comments. Not that I agree with all of them. I have my own views, but I am bit lame or lazy in sharing them sometimes. You apparently aren't Spokesman, as your post leaves no much doubt about that.
I have one special mention though and it concerns the pic quality. Some candidates want to eliminate their chances by sending in mediocre (at the best) pics. Even among the most promising pics I find entries photographed with a blanket sheet as background. If I would spend effort on getting my bike, camera and uploading pics afterwards, I would make sure I would at least find a decent background, so all pics are not of questionable quality in the end. That is no smart use of my time ...and it is of course it is a disgrace for the highly regarded around the globe competition the rBOTM is.
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