Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Thursday, February 12, 2015

How Had I Not Ever Heard of Ivan Chesnokov?

He is/was a plain-speaking Russian purist.

That, and more, here.

He would have hated Gecko45. Assuming they are/were real people.


mikey said...

Heh. I bet he would be deeply troubled by my Mossberg Mariner...

Tam said...

Cute fake Russlish. ;)

Yes, Gecko45 was a real person. I worked with him for a while. He was trolling almost as hard as this "Russian". :)

Anonymous said...

Perhaps they're the same person? Has anybody ever seen them in the same place at the same time?

Charles Pergiel said...

T'roll or not t'roll, Ivan rules!

CenterPuke88 said...

Tam, my first reaction was the same. Then I read over a reasoned analysis of his sentence structure and use of words and phrases. The use of some idioms does suggest familiarity with America and American behavior, but the writing structure is quite Russian. On the whole, I suggest either a Russian immigrant or a very highly educated American who also speaks Russian.

Either way, a wholly entertaining diversion and I would actually love to read some more "reviews" of this sort. While showing a bias toward Russian weapons, his points are quite accurate overall, and technically descriptive. I do love his assessment that a lot of holes quickly makes caliber mostly irrelevant.

Robert Fowler said...

Gecko45 isn't a real person? I'm devastated.