So, who is qualified to give advice on that forum? It looks like nobody these days!
Whatever happened to the Likely Lads?
Once upon a time, there used to be a number of moderators/regular posters such as Hithard, Andy, Monkeynuts, etc. Remember them? Back in the day, they were prolific posters, even if not the best and most knowledgeable advisors. They all seem to have decamped and left the forum to its founders. It’s all well and good to have “admins” and “moderators”, but what good is it, when they’re not around to give any advice? All the two ladies ever do is move a thread to another part of the forum and, occasionally, merge two threads. Amy can be spotted on the odd parking thread and Michelle is often seen on threads regarding set aside applications for CCJs, but what about the main subject of the forum, which is enforcement?
Who is there today?
The only advisors BHF has these days are:
- The Master or “Guru”, BHF’s founder, who also owns and runs DWB and Beat the Bailiff, whatever name he chooses to go under, he’s kept his vital links in his signature, to ensure he doesn’t lose any business.
- JimUK1, who’s changed his name more times thank his socks, but we all know who he is, regardless of whatever name he chooses to post as. At some point, he was also a prolific poster, although, of his own admission, his main area of expertise was council tax, due to his previous experiences dealing with it. He was never big on court fines, which are the most troublesome in view of the risk of forced entry, nor traffic and parking issues, which are the most frequent. These days, he seems to concentrate mostly on slagging off people rather than giving advice. OK, he’s always done that. but at least at some point, he also corrected The Master’s advice.
- Mushroom Pote, always loyal to his Master. After all these years, he has learned a thing or two, but, like the loyal pet he is, he’s never learned to contradict his Master. That leaves him in a corner and not really in a position to provide any sensible advice.
A much needed alternative
In view of the gap left by the departure of previous posters, and the lack of assertiveness of current ones, the place is in desperate need of someone who knows what they’re talking about, to correct the often disastrous advice. That’s just where this site comes in, to provide an alternative and respond to, all the bad advice posted on the Bailiff Help Forum. That should be obvious from the name anyway.