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Comings, Goings, and New Arrivals VI

Discussion in 'Picture Threads Archive' started by Joecoolyo, Nov 1, 2011.

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  1. Tee Kay

    Tee Kay Silly furry

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    :(

    Posters like you makes this place bearable.
     
  2. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    8 years and a couple of months isn't nearly long enough.

    There are still people left to disagree with!
     
  3. rugbyLEAGUEfan

    rugbyLEAGUEfan Deity

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    I don't mean to be contrary , and I too will be sad to see awesome posters gone , but what's with the whole "retiring" from the site and accompanying fanfare ?

    I mean it's really just a matter of logging on from time to time and posting if you've got something to say , and not if you don't .
     
  4. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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  5. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    No, we're not that young anymore.
     
  6. dot

    dot crossing the i's

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    Well, yes. Naturally. Why else would they log on, Eran?

    :mischief:
     
  7. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    To ask questions.
     
  8. holy king

    holy king Deity

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    vr and redralph are gone? this is not the ot i know anymore.
     
  9. rugbyLEAGUEfan

    rugbyLEAGUEfan Deity

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    I still don't get the whole "gone" thing ? They don't want to continue the rigorous 6.00am training sessions involving sand hill climbs and gym that posting requires and need to rest their aging bodies ? They are disposing of their computers or moving to an isolated Amazonian community ?
     
  10. Eran of Arcadia

    Eran of Arcadia Stormin' Mormon Retired Moderator

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    They aren't going to come to the site and read other people's posts, or make any of their own. What's hard to understand about that?
     
  11. rugbyLEAGUEfan

    rugbyLEAGUEfan Deity

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    Ok I get the mechanic and I suspect you realise that . It's the associated melodrama of "retirement" that I feel is overstated . It's not like there is a significant level of investment required to visit that one is no longer prepared to go through .
     
  12. Hygro

    Hygro soundcloud.com/hygro/

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    Join date: feb 2010
     
  13. Joecoolyo

    Joecoolyo 99% Lightspeed

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    Maybe it's just me, be some people tend to get really invested in this site. So much so, that they need a break from it on occasion.

    That's what VR's doing, dunno about Ralph.
     
  14. classical_hero

    classical_hero In whom I trust

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    I am just finding OT boring of late, so I need some time away.
     
  15. Synsensa

    Synsensa Deity Retired Moderator

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    I'll be back in April to see if things are any better around here.
     
  16. Cutlass

    Cutlass The Man Who Wasn't There.

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    Sorry to see you guys go. :wavey:
     
  17. rugbyLEAGUEfan

    rugbyLEAGUEfan Deity

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    That's disappointing from one of my favourite posters . I have made it clear that I will be saddened by the absence of posters who garner a lot more respect than me around here due both to their longevity and quality of contribution , and rightly so .
    This , on the other hand goes a long way to answering my question . I may have underestimated how much this place means to people , thus simply logging off and taking a break may not be as easy as I thought .

    The little smillie at the top is unintended and I've no idea how to remove it , but since it's not a :mad: I'll just roll with it

    Edit...._random_ rockin' as usual
     
  18. _random_

    _random_ Jewel Runner

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    Beneath the posting section in the "Go Advanced" thing is a section labeled "Post Icons" just click "No Icon" if you want it removed.
     
  19. Hygro

    Hygro soundcloud.com/hygro/

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    Hey I'm not saying you aren't part of the team and I love your contributions. I'm just saying that sometimes it takes a few more years before another layer of this place really sinks in. It took me about 5 years after I joined before I really felt like this was a truly personal meaningful real life community for me. 2 years in CFC was like a mini life away from life, but after enough time it just becomes a full up part of life.

    My point was that give it time and the level of formality of the exits will make more personal sense. I didn't mean to be snide.
     
  20. rugbyLEAGUEfan

    rugbyLEAGUEfan Deity

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    Yeah I agree mate . I realise I kinda missed the point and I think it's admirable you were sticking up for your greatly missed contributors
     
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