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Jenn
Layaway in a Manger


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quote:
Originally posted by Simply Madeline:
But I guess I've learned my lesson about trying to be helpful.

You didn't do a thing wrong, Madeline. Never stop trying to be helpful just because sometimes noses get out of joint. I came to this thread to post the very same thing you did for the very same reason. If it kills someone's fun, well, that's their problem to deal with and none of your or my concern.

With 5000 registered users (admittedly, I doubt the vast majority will move to the board) and this happening over a holiday I expect a lot of people will take a while to find the new board. We know from experience that multitudes of people routinely miss or neglect to check the Announcements forum. Your post was a good thing.

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paisley claus
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Well I registered for the new board! Awaiting approval...

And a heads up in case anyone cares, but I am no longer paisley over there... I'm now granola shoes! [Smile]

I earned that nickname at a meeting earlier this month. Yes, someone actually made a remark about my "granola-y" shoes.

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Nick Theodorakis
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I've given a couple of snopesters who are regulars a heads up about the new board, and they were not aware of the move, so a gentle reminder can't hurt.

Nick

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
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Good idea for a sig line, Nick.

I've given a few snopesters the message, also, and they weren't aware either. One thought she'd been banned!

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Simply Madeline
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Changing the thread title on the announcement might help as well. Something along the lines of "EVERYONE MUST RE-REGISTER" would probably get some people's attention.
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quote:
Originally posted by Jenn:
If it kills someone's fun, well, that's their problem to deal with and none of your or my concern.

Nice attitude! [lol]

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
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Ah hah. It's the threadkiller thread all over again.

Who'll be the last snopester to post in the last thread before they turn out the lights?

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Roadie
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quote:
Originally posted by Spam & Cookies-mmm:
Who'll be the last snopester to post in the last thread before they turn out the lights?

I think it's a motion-detector. As long as we keep posting, the light will stay on.

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Jenn
Layaway in a Manger


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quote:
Originally posted by Roadie:
I think it's a motion-detector. As long as we keep posting, the light will stay on.

No, you'll find that the power is going to be cut even if y'all are still posting.

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Little Pink Pill
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Spam & Cookies, you're a peach! Thanks for the heads up, I had, in fact, somehow managed to completely miss the announcement.

I tried to PM you, but your box is full. So here's a public "thank you" for being one of the helpful ones! [Smile]

Pink

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
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You're welcome, LPP. I've cleaned out my PM box now, but I got your message at the other board too.

I downloaded all my favorite old PM conversations to my hard drive. But for some reason, it's still hard to delete them.

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Canuckistan
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callee, your PM box is full.

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
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quote:
Originally posted by Canuckistan:
callee, your PM box is full.

Do you suppose he'll see this here?

He hasn't made a post in this thread, in the whole seven pages of it.

The board's not terribly busy. Why not just start a new thread just for him?

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Canuckistan
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Will this be my last waffle here?

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People need to stop appropriating Jesus as their reason for behaving badly. It's so irritating. (Avril)

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Canuckistan
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Meh ... not that important. More on the off-chance that callee should see this in active topics.

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Signora Del Drago
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Maybe you could try sending him a PM on the new board. (?)

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
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That would only work if callee had already registered for the new message board. But he hasn't.

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Signora Del Drago
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Waffle

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Signora Del Drago
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That's what I get for going back and forth between boards! Gaahhh! I thought he was already on the new one, but that's what I get for thinking when I'm not used to it. [lol]

ETA: I notice my avatar is nothing but the x of death, but it's because the image-hosting site I use is temporarily down. I hope it's working shortly.

ETA: Wow! That was quick. Avatar is back. Yay!

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Spam & Cookies-mmm
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But now callee's name has fallen off the active topics page, Signora.
I thought he was already on the new board too, but actually, it was a "callie" instead of "callee".

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Casey, making hot chocolate
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*hanging onto the more comfy board*

I know, I know... change happens. [Wink]

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Friend: "what did you get for Christmas then?"

M: a new snopesULMB.

Friend "huh?wha? ...and how did they wrap THAT?!?"

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Jenn
Layaway in a Manger


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quote:
Originally posted by Spam & Cookies-mmm:
I thought he was already on the new board too...

He is now.

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Archie2K
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Goodbye my sweet ULMB. This is post 1985, a very special date for me. Now I go on holiday to return to the new board, fresh, rejuvinated.

I'd be a terrible oscar speech giver.

Bye y'all.

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Wrong board waffles

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Roadie
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Bye bye, y'all! See you on the other side!

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callee
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ciao

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Andrew of Ware, England
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And so farewell to all this.

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