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Posted 02 December 2013 - 08:44 AM

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Posted 02 December 2013 - 09:48 AM

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Posted 02 December 2013 - 10:12 AM

[Works in seconds for me - clear your browsers]

 

[And of course, that post took about 10 seconds to “take” - I’ll file a problem report with Invision.]


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Posted 02 December 2013 - 12:33 PM

I either dreamt this in my sleep last night, having fallen asleep over a great book, or was in a hypnagogic state, seconds away from sleep - I’m not sure which.

 

There have been several times in my life when I’ve dreamt things that turned out to be wonderful ideas, and I think this is one of them.

 

I’m going to start a forum devoted to Fine Arts, with sub-forums for Literature, Film, Theater, Music, Art, and any other medium people want. I’m going to have a single thread in the Literature sub-forum, for example, for the book I just finished, "The Bridge On The Drina.” I also just finished a biography of Cezanne, and we’ll begin a Cezanne thread in the Art sub-forum. Many of these will have no responses, perhaps not even for years, but I would be clinging onto every single word that anyone had to say about, for example, The Bridge On The Drina. I think that, to some degree, this was inspired by a joke posting of Gravity which turned out to be a marvelous little thread - I’ve read every post in it, and have enjoyed every single word written.

 

The downside of this is that nobody will participate (refer to our Professionals and Businesses Forum which has been my single biggest disappointment running this website, or better still, our tongue-in-cheek Spanish Classifieds Forum which wasn’t intended to be tongue-in-cheek, but with its level of participation, how can you not laugh?) But other than a sparsely populated forum, I see no harm in doing this. Since it would be its own entity, people could simply ignore it. But I’m going to go ahead and start it ... no guts, no glory. And yes, Gravity will be our first film in the Films sub-forum. Well, why not.

 

If people are interested, I’d also like to perform The Great Experiment: a single, barely-moderated thread whose content will be split off and organized into other threads and indexed accordingly, so while it may start off as a single, open-ended dialogue, my consummate organization, classification, and database skills, will turn it into a non-linear, indexed base of data and knowledge. I wonder if this has ever been tried before - I’m pretty sure I can pull it off. Are there any opinions about this? I still think that three things should be verboten: politics, religion, and personal attacks (even if the person being attacked is a celebrity). In other words, “Kim Kardashian is a non-talent, who rose to fame by making a tramp video of her giving an equally non-talented Ray J a hummer” is fine, but “Kim Kardashian is a tramp” is not. Please note that this is just *an example*, and if the conversation actually devolved to this level, I would have no interest in running this forum. If we do this, I’d actually like for people to take it seriously, and *have a conversation*; not just chime in with one-word responses completely devoid of content (smileys are always welcome, however). I would maintain both forward and backward links, so mathematically, even an enormous, multi-million post behemoth could, in theory, be merged back into one, single thread. I think it’s an interesting concept, and I would view it both as a work of art and a personal challenge. I’d like to try - anyone else have any thoughts? And, who should be the very first poster? Perhaps I could find something written by Member Number One, the mother of us all.


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Posted 02 December 2013 - 06:00 PM

Does Pat Conroy apply to your definition of literature, Don?   My fave author and the source of a variety of movies.   Torturous family environments, twisted perspectives, the beauty of the South Carolina Coastal region, and absolutely gorgeous writing.  If he qualifies I'm in.  He'll travel around the country, give talks, engage fans and sign books.  Unfortunately the only time I paid attention to that opportunity in this region was one time when he had to cancel due to illness and so I missed him.   



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Posted 03 December 2013 - 11:20 AM

Does Pat Conroy apply to your definition of literature, Don?   My fave author and the source of a variety of movies.   Torturous family environments, twisted perspectives, the beauty of the South Carolina Coastal region, and absolutely gorgeous writing.  If he qualifies I'm in.  He'll travel around the country, give talks, engage fans and sign books.  Unfortunately the only time I paid attention to that opportunity in this region was one time when he had to cancel due to illness and so I missed him.   

 

Yeah, well, we’re waiting ...

 

Feel free to start a thread for “Pat Conroy” or one for any given book he wrote. (This is getting into the hierarchical database structure that I’m such a God at designing and organizing.) The more data, the better. Bring it on. If we get massive amounts of data, you’ll see what a thing of beauty proper hierarchical organization can be. I know I sound like an accountant, or a computer scientist, but remember I have degrees in both. :)

 

We’ve had a Sports forum for almost an hour, and nobody has posted about the Alabama-Auburn game? Or that RG3 is being chased down by defensive ends? Or that John Wall can transition as fast as anyone in the league? Or that Secretariat was pumped with more steroids in one week than Lance Armstrong was in a lifetime? Are you kidding me?


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 11:35 AM

Well, some of us are working...:D

 

So, under, say, movies, you want one thread per movie? And can it be any movie or should it be considered "fine arts"? For instance, I'd be happy to expound upon my love for the movie Dredd, and why everyone should support their efforts for sequels, but by no means could one consider that "fine art" at least IMHO...


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 11:58 AM

Or that Secretariat was pumped with more steroids in one week than Lance Armstrong was in a lifetime? Are you kidding me?

 

Is that true? I find that news quite depressing.



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Posted 03 December 2013 - 12:07 PM

Is that true? I find that news quite depressing.

 

It hasn’t been proven (but that’s a topic for the Sports forum). ;)


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 12:09 PM

Well, some of us are working... :D

 

So, under, say, movies, you want one thread per movie? And can it be any movie or should it be considered "fine arts"? For instance, I'd be happy to expound upon my love for the movie Dredd, and why everyone should support their efforts for sequels, but by no means could one consider that "fine art" at least IMHO...

 

You could start a thread for a movie, an actor or actress, a director, a year, a studio, a production company, a producer, a genre, and yes, any movie can be considered fine arts, just like any contemporary act can be considered music (well, almost any contemporary act - still on the fence about Rebecca Black). By all means, start a thread for Dredd, and feel free to discuss however small of a nuance about it as you’d like.


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Posted 03 December 2013 - 09:13 PM

You know what pains me? 

 

This website has been on a posting streak - we're on an all-time record for 100+ post days during the week; today, we're not going to make it unless everyone rallies during the next ninety minutes or so. Don't let this record fall! It's been ... uplifting, energizing, awesome. Views have been through the roof for awhile now, but lately, posts have too. And posts is the only statistic that matters to me (other than new members) - I couldn't give a whit about "eyeballs" (I know, I know, I'm supposed to; but I don't).

 

As of last night, it was 23 straight weekdays (not including Labor Day). We haven't seen this since 2005 or 2006.

 

And even if The Streak ends tonight: thank you to everyone here for making it happen.

 

Cheers,

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The Streak continues, but I really thought today was going to end it. 

 

With the exception of Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and the Day After Thanksgiving, our 100+ post M-F streak remains uninterrupted since August 26th. That’s over 3 months, and is unprecedented slash awesome.

 

But today ... we almost didn’t make it. At 2:45 PM, we had only about 50 posts (and that’s when I'd resigned myself to the downer of The Streak coming to a halt). As of 9 PM, we only have 96 posts - so we’ll make it, but not by much. The obvious reason is because we’re coming off of Thanksgiving weekend - but yesterday, we had 151 posts, so I may be wrong, and I’m curious to know what others think. (No, this is not some cheesy attempt to get 4 extra posts - we’d make it today regardless). 

 

My educated (but not guaranteed) hypothesis is that it is indeed because of Thanksgiving weekend, but yesterday, there was pent-up demand from the long weekend that unraveled itself in a flurry of post-holiday posts; today, that demand has been spent, and we’re back to normal, and “normal” post-Thanksgiving is a bit slower than other days during the autumn. Or maybe it’s because it was Cyber Monday and everyone was spending time online. Do you see all these little Shakespearean quibbles I’m making here? Nobody appreciates me.

 

Anyway, I’d bet that most restaurant websites are getting hit by an after-Thanksgiving slump, with yesterday being a booster shot.


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Posted 04 December 2013 - 03:26 PM

Well it looks like “The Streak” is coming to an end today because of our damnably slow server. If you all could post like banshees in the next 8 hours, we can still make it; otherwise, I’m not going to count this day because of technical issues!

 

Apparently our server’s “apache instance” was “hung up because of some process our website is running,” and needed to be reset.

 

I apologize for the infuriatingly slow response times of the past three days. Many people have complained, and rightfully so. Hopefully, it’s fixed, but if not, please respond here. I’ve hit a couple slow loads even after this has supposedly been “fixed,” so I’m not completely convinced.

 

Nevertheless, please post! Chat about something! :)


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Posted 04 December 2013 - 03:43 PM

The Streak continues, but I really thought today was going to end it. 

 

With the exception of Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and the Day After Thanksgiving, our 100+ post M-F streak remains uninterrupted since August 26th. That’s over 3 months, and is unprecedented slash awesome.

 

But today ... we almost didn’t make it. At 2:45 PM, we had only about 50 posts (and that’s when I'd resigned myself to the downer of The Streak coming to a halt). As of 9 PM, we only have 96 posts - so we’ll make it, but not by much. The obvious reason is because we’re coming off of Thanksgiving weekend - but yesterday, we had 151 posts, so I may be wrong, and I’m curious to know what others think. (No, this is not some cheesy attempt to get 4 extra posts - we’d make it today regardless). 

 

My educated (but not guaranteed) hypothesis is that it is indeed because of Thanksgiving weekend, but yesterday, there was pent-up demand from the long weekend that unraveled itself in a flurry of post-holiday posts; today, that demand has been spent, and we’re back to normal, and “normal” post-Thanksgiving is a bit slower than other days during the autumn. Or maybe it’s because it was Cyber Monday and everyone was spending time online. Do you see all these little Shakespearean quibbles I’m making here? ​Nobody appreciates me.

 

Anyway, I’d bet that most restaurant websites are getting hit by an after-Thanksgiving slump, with yesterday being a booster shot.

 

Well it looks like “The Streak” is coming to an end today because of our damnably slow server. If you all could post like banshees in the next 8 hours, we can still make it; otherwise, I’m not going to count this day because of technical issues!

 

Apparently our server’s “apache instance” was “hung up because of some process our website is running,” and needed to be reset.

 

I apologize for the infuriatingly slow response times of the past three days. Many people have complained, and rightfully so. Hopefully, it’s fixed, but if not, please respond here. I’ve hit a couple slow loads even after this has supposedly been “fixed,” so I’m not completely convinced. Dreamhost (our web host) is lousy. They have one job to do (host this website), and they can’t even get that right.

 

Nevertheless, please post! Chat about something!  :)


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Posted 04 December 2013 - 04:02 PM

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in order to reply to your post.

 

...but it was fast after that it took another minute to post this message, and that long to edit it...


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Posted 04 December 2013 - 05:03 PM

Okay, seeing the headline, my first thought was "I don't like slow service either, but castrating the waiter is taking things too far"


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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:05 AM

Seems better but still not great.



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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:16 AM

Seems better but still not great.

 

I’m afraid we may have to leave DreamHost. Gosh I don’t want to change hosts again - they messed up the move last time *very* badly.


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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:06 PM

I could get into this. Classical voice and cabinet-making. Sorry if I sound like I'm a hippie. Dude.


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 09:23 PM

So many people post their food pictures on Facebook - that website is our biggest competitor, strange as it may seem.

 

I can’t unseat Facebook, but I want our members back here!

 

What do I have to do to convince people that their posts will be seen *more* here in the long-term than they are on Facebook? 

 

In the short-term, every post is seen 100 times; in the long-term, every post is seen 200-300 times. You do not get that with Facebook - the posts are lost there after 10 minutes, and basically gone forever; here, they are captured for all eternity.

 

I know it sounds crazy at first, but I honestly believe that you get significantly more exposure here than you do on Facebook - and not just to your “friends,” but to the general public, which is exactly the crowd you want to be reaching.

 

Think about it: a chef will post a picture of a great-looking dish on Facebook. You’ll see it, nod your head, and then you’ll never see it again - neither will 90% of his or her friends. Nobody who’s not “friends” with the chef will ever see it at all. Wasted time.

 

Not to mention the fact that we’re much, much more Google-friendly. And people are here precisely because they are lovers of cuisine.

 

*I* know this to be true; what must I do to convince *you* that it’s true?  :)

 

I’m active on Facebook too, but if I have something *important* to write? It’s here. Every. Single. Time.

 

Come back to this community with your food postings, my friends. They will be curated with love and for the long term.


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Posted 19 December 2013 - 12:26 PM

So many people post their food pictures on Facebook - that website is our biggest competitor, strange as it may seem.

 

I can’t unseat Facebook, but I want our members back here!

 

What do I have to do to convince people that their posts will be seen *more* here in the long-term than they are on Facebook? 

 

In the short-term, every post is seen 100 times; in the long-term, every post is seen 200-300 times. You do not get that with Facebook - the posts are lost there after 10 minutes, and basically gone forever; here, they are captured for all eternity.

 

I know it sounds crazy at first, but I honestly believe that you get significantly more exposure here than you do on Facebook - and not just to your “friends,” but to the general public, which is exactly the crowd you want to be reaching.

 

Think about it: a chef will post a picture of a great-looking dish on Facebook. You’ll see it, nod your head, and then you’ll never see it again - neither will 90% of his or her friends. Nobody who’s not “friends” with the chef will ever see it at all. Wasted time.

 

Not to mention the fact that we’re much, much more Google-friendly. And people are here precisely because they are lovers of cuisine.

 

*I* know this to be true; what must I do to convince *you* that it’s true?  :)

 

I’m active on Facebook too, but if I have something *important* to write? It’s here. Every. Single. Time.

 

Come back to this community with your food postings, my friends. They will be curated with love and for the long term.

 

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Posted 20 December 2013 - 08:34 PM

You probably don't want a picture of my leftover baked beans, nuked in an old Chinese soup take-out container, mixed with Spam.


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Posted 23 December 2013 - 12:36 PM

Well it looks like “The Streak” is coming to an end today because of our damnably slow server. If you all could post like banshees in the next 8 hours, we can still make it; otherwise, I’m not going to count this day because of technical issues!

 

Apparently our server’s “apache instance” was “hung up because of some process our website is running,” and needed to be reset.

 

I apologize for the infuriatingly slow response times of the past three days. Many people have complained, and rightfully so. Hopefully, it’s fixed, but if not, please respond here. I’ve hit a couple slow loads even after this has supposedly been “fixed,” so I’m not completely convinced. Dreamhost (our web host) is lousy. They have one job to do (host this website), and they can’t even get that right.

 

Nevertheless, please post! Chat about something!  :)

 

Okay, the holidays have started.

 

It’s amazing how accurately our PPD (posts per day) mirrors holidays, weekends, nighttime, hurricanes, earthquakes, the lunch hour, and pretty much every demographic situation you could imagine.

 

Well, *I’ll* be around the rest of this year, but everyone else has pretty much hauled ass (if anyone is alone for the holidays, please write me - you’re not alone).

 

The Streak is officially on hiatus until January 2nd, maybe January 6th. Then, it’s back to work for you lazy trenchers! :)


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Posted 23 December 2013 - 03:00 PM

Don--the biggest issue I have about posting with photos here vs. Facebook, is that I can go directly from my phone to Facebook. I simply am not tech savvy enough to post here from my phone. So, to post a photo here, I have to email the file to my desktop computer, then upload it to the photo hosting site and then to DR.com. Sorry, but it is a giant hassle to me, so I very rarely post with photos here.

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 03:40 PM

Don--the biggest issue I have about posting with photos here vs. Facebook, is that I can go directly from my phone to Facebook. I simply am not tech savvy enough to post here from my phone. So, to post a photo here, I have to email the file to my desktop computer, then upload it to the photo hosting site and then to DR.com. Sorry, but it is a giant hassle to me, so I very rarely post with photos here.

 

Posting photos here is indeed a laborious pain in the ass. Once you know how to do it, it’s easy, but that first time? Needlessly complex.


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Posted 23 December 2013 - 05:33 PM

Posting photos here is indeed a laborious pain in the ass. Once you know how to do it, it’s easy, but that first time? Needlessly complex.


If you have a smartphone, it's actually not that bad. Download an Imgur app like Imgupr. Then with a click of a button (ok, maybe two) you can upload a picture you snapped and copy the link, which you can then just paste in a thread here.

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 05:49 PM

If you have a smartphone, it's actually not that bad. Download an Imgur app like Imgupr. Then with a click of a button (ok, maybe two) you can upload a picture you snapped and copy the link, which you can then just paste in a thread here.

 

Really? Is something like this available for computers also?


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Posted 23 December 2013 - 07:13 PM

Really? Is something like this available for computers also?


You can certainly use Imgur on a computer. The nice thing about that service is you don't need an account. You just upload an image and get a URL. So there's no messing with a username and password each time.

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Posted 23 December 2013 - 10:05 PM

You can certainly use Imgur on a computer. The nice thing about that service is you don't need an account. You just upload an image and get a URL. So there's no messing with a username and password each time.


By the way, I should probably add that because Imgur accepts pretty much any picture, browsing Imgur is definitely nsfw.

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Posted 24 December 2013 - 02:29 AM

Okay, the holidays have started.

 

It’s amazing how accurately our PPD (posts per day) mirrors holidays, weekends, nighttime, hurricanes, earthquakes, the lunch hour, and pretty much every demographic situation you could imagine.

 

Well, *I’ll* be around the rest of this year, but everyone else has pretty much hauled ass (if anyone is alone for the holidays, please write me - you’re not alone).

 

The Streak is officially on hiatus until January 2nd, maybe January 6th. Then, it’s back to work for you lazy trenchers! :)

 

Thank you all for the photo suggestions - I will look into them, and if anyone can do that for me, I’d really appreciate it. Uploading photos here should be easier than the FAQ process describes. Ironically, YouTube insertions are simple: just paste the URL, and it automatically converts to YouTube!

 

Yesterday, somehow, we got 117 posts, so even though The Streak is officially on holiday, it still poked its head up. I didn’t think there was anyway it was going to happen yesterday. Thank you to everyone.


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Posted 25 December 2013 - 07:01 PM

Thank you all for the photo suggestions - I will look into them, and if anyone can do that for me, I’d really appreciate it. Uploading photos here should be easier than the FAQ process describes. Ironically, YouTube insertions are simple: just paste the URL, and it automatically converts to YouTube!

 

Yesterday, somehow, we got 117 posts, so even though The Streak is officially on holiday, it still poked its head up. I didn’t think there was anyway it was going to happen yesterday. Thank you to everyone.

 

7 PM, Christmas Evening, the best present I could have from our readers: 

 

117 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

7 members, 110 guests, 0 anonymous users (See full list)

 

Thank you all for everything you do here.


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Posted 29 December 2013 - 07:35 PM

Anyone else being asked to log in like every other time they visit the site today? (I'm using safari on my Iphone if that makes a difference)

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Posted 29 December 2013 - 08:46 PM

Anyone else being asked to log in like every other time they visit the site today? (I'm using safari on my Iphone if that makes a difference)

 

I'm not encountering that, but server problems are continuing and might have something to do with it.

 

New memberships are being held up by server issues at this point, for anyone reading this who is waiting on approval of their registration.  I hope that particular problem will not continue much longer.  

 

ETA:  Just noting that membership is back up and things are normal again.


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Posted 07 February 2014 - 06:51 PM

Yes, you could read other restaurant websites, but ... 

 

76 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

11 members, 64 guests, 1 anonymous users   (See full list)

 

DonRocks, Enzo Fargione, Cizuka Seki, DrewTrautmann, Ferhat Yalcin, ...

 

why would you?


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Posted 20 February 2014 - 05:17 PM

Trying to get rid of these fucking black-diamond question marks in some of the old posts; now, we have some other characters that don't translate correctly. Just hang in there - I'll get this all straightened out (may take a few days). 


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:11 PM

I wanted to say "thank you" to our wonderful members here - not for anything in particular, but just for being who you are. I also wish to reiterate that your posts here will be curated with love and care, forever - you will never have to worry about losing the hard work and effort you put into writing them.

 

When I think how many hundreds, perhaps thousands, of posts that I wrote on Mark Squires' wine board that are now inaccessible, it makes me feel like a fool - used by a mercenary. I wrote a couple thousand posts on eGullet - who knows where they'll be five years from now? 

 

I want to assure everyone that you will not have these worries on donrockwell.com.

 

With the rise of Facebook, people have become more-and-more comfortable using their real names on the internet - I'd like to ask people to consider moving away from pseudonyms, and converting your member names to your real names. This will never be a requirement, but it does add credibility. Just because I know who you are, doesn't mean other people do, and I can understand the whole "hiding behind a pseudonym" argument as having some validity. More importantly to me, I think it adds to the sense of community when people use their real names. I have spent countless hundreds of hours memorizing who you are, and that's great - for me - but that doesn't help other people get to know you.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:25 PM

With the rise of Facebook, people have become more-and-more comfortable using their real names on the internet - I'd like to ask people to consider moving away from pseudonyms, and converting your member names to your real names. This will never be a requirement, but it does add credibility. Just because I know who you are, doesn't mean other people do, and I can understand the whole "hiding behind a pseudonym" argument as having some validity. More importantly to me, I think it adds to the sense of community when people use their real names. I have spent countless hundreds of hours memorizing who you are, and that's great - for me - but that doesn't help other people get to know you.

 

Do we have the ability to change our member name ourselves? 


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 03:39 PM

 

With the rise of Facebook, people have become more-and-more comfortable using their real names on the internet - I'd like to ask people to consider moving away from pseudonyms, and converting your member names to your real names. This will never be a requirement, but it does add credibility. Just because I know who you are, doesn't mean other people do, and I can understand the whole "hiding behind a pseudonym" argument as having some validity. More importantly to me, I think it adds to the sense of community when people use their real names. I have spent countless hundreds of hours memorizing who you are, and that's great - for me - but that doesn't help other people get to know you.

 

I once tried to get a thread going called "Tell us your backstory, for all of us to tell each other about themselves, but it didn't get much traction.  Maybe as part of a real name initiative, or as a substitute, another way could be found to do something similar.  Speaking for me, I'd certainly be interested in knowing a little more about those here whom in most cases I know only from their handles.  Some back story on the avatars might also be interesting.

 

P.S.  This is my 1000th post.


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Posted 06 March 2014 - 05:58 PM

Do we have the ability to change our member name ourselves? 

 

No, just flip me a PM or email, and I can do it for you. I also highly recommend people put clickable links to their businesses in their signature files.


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Posted 22 March 2014 - 10:41 PM

[Just because I don't approve of The Birthday Thread, I still hope that members here send PMs to other members on their birthdays. I rarely remember, but today I did, and it made me feel good to do so.

 

Sending Happy Birthday PMs is *always* encouraged here; posting in public, not so much - it's a personal matter.

 

Once again, the PM system is 100% secure, just as the passwords are. Restated, even if I was some malevolent criminal, I couldn't have access to them even if I wanted (I'm not, and I don't), so use both with full confidence. I'd love for our wonderful members to get 100 Happy Birthday PMs a day, even if they probably aren't getting any right now - I'm going to see what I can do to change that. Even on Facebook, I feel wonderful when people send me birthday greetings - there's no denying it. I want it to be the same thing here because we're even more bonded, with more newcomers to welcome into our community.

 

Please, if you're thinking of it now, put your birthday, and an avatar, into your profile. 

 

1) Click your name (with the arrow) on the top-right

2) Click My Profile

3) Click Edit My Profile (a black rectangle, about three inches down on the right)

4) Enter My Birthday (under the Profile Information section - year is optional, of course)

5) Click Profile Settings (on the top-left, about three inches down)

6) Click Change My Photo - the rest should be obvious

7) When finished, click the black Done rectangle

 

Note that there are also many other things you can enter, the most important being your signature. Please be as creative as you want, but do link to your business webpage, your twitter account, and take artistic liberties with your slogans. The more of a bohemian maggot you are, the better!

 

Thank you all, as always - you're the best!

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Posted 31 March 2014 - 10:39 PM

The first actual nice day we've had in ... well, let's just say this is one of the two worst days we've had in many months, and I don't think it's coincidence.

 

Someone post something before midnight, darn it, if you're not too sunburned.


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Posted 03 April 2014 - 12:12 PM

As of yesterday morning (but not before), there has been a precipitous drop in postings here. I'm talking a 50% drop, literally overnight.

 

Two things have happened simultaneously: Spring has sprung, and Don has flown (the coop, for a very short while). So which is it? Please tell me it isn't my absence - I'm still here, for many hours each day; just not "here here."


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Posted 03 April 2014 - 07:23 PM

We just got a new computer system at work.  Still trying to get my brain wrapped around all that so I haven't been popping in to post or read as I typically do. 


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Posted 11 April 2014 - 09:53 AM

If you all knew where I was, and what I was about to do, you would feel really sorry for me.  :(


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