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Author Topic: Thank You Peter  (Read 5661 times)

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Offline Moffie65

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Thank You Peter
« on: April 10, 2007, 09:59:59 AM »
Peter,

I just want to be the first to thank you for the response to this very important development.  It is obvious that it was needed and the thread in the Living forum showed that. 

I commit to making this a very good and interesting place and one that will be open to all kinds of issues that are affecting some of us at this advanced stage of HIV/AIDS that nobody has ever been involved in, until we made it to this place in our disease progression. 

I simply close by saying Thank You!

Love,
The Bible contains 6 admonishments to homosexuals,
and 362 to heterosexuals.
This doesn't mean that God doesn't love heterosexuals,
It's just that they need more supervision.
Lynn Lavne

Offline AlanBama

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2007, 10:04:56 AM »
Peter, I echo Tim's "thank you"!    When I first came to the forums, I was looking for a place to connect with other LTS.   My local support groups seemed to consist of recently diagnosed people, and I felt as if I didn't fit in.

I look forward to seeing what we can accomplish in this forum!


Alan
"Remember my sentimental friend that a heart is not judged by how much you love, but by how much you are loved by others." - The Wizard of Oz

Offline thunter34

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #2 on: April 10, 2007, 10:10:23 AM »
Woo Hoo!  That was fast!  Congrats, guys!  Look forward to reading and seeing how this all goes! 

Thanks Peter and Mods....and also to Joe Killfoile for such an excellent proposal request that got this all truly rolling. 
And to everyone for stepping up to voice their support for the idea.

Enjoy it, guys!

AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline DanielMark

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #3 on: April 10, 2007, 10:29:47 AM »
My thanks to you too, Peter, and I really like the wording of the Welcome post.

After going on 19 years of coping, I already feel somewhat comforted knowing there is now an online space where I can post the more intimate  experiences of aging with HIV/AIDS (and dying when the time comes) and know that Iíll be understood by others.

Daniel
MEDS: REYATAZ & KIVEXA (SINCE AUG 2008)

MAY 2000 LAB RESULTS: CD4 678
VL STILL UNDETECTABLE

DIAGNOSED IN 1988

Offline Joe K

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #4 on: April 10, 2007, 11:57:43 AM »
Dear Peter, Ann, Andy and Tim,

Thank you all for supporting the creation of the new forum and as Daniel mentioned, I REALLY LIKE the introduction post and I appreciate the consideration and compassion in your creating this new forum.  I also wish to compliment you all on your continued dedication to this site, because no matter what storms we weather, you have never wavered in your support nor dedication to the HIV Community.  You have a real thing of beauty in this site and given our current world malaise, I believe that is saying an awful lot about the caliber of our site.

Again, thank you all.
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Offline aztecan

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2007, 12:17:31 AM »
Hey Peter, Ann, Andy and Tim,

Just wanted to echo my what others have said. Thanks much for the new forum. I know I will be appreciating it.

HUGS,

Mark
"May your life preach more loudly than your lips."
~ William Ellery Channing (Unitarian Minister)

Offline sweetasmeli

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2007, 08:55:34 AM »
Only 24 hours up and running and this forum gets a Total Thumbs Up from me already.

Great suggestion Joe and others and great call Peter & co.

Melia
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Yeia kai hara (health and happiness) to everyone!

Offline Peter Staley

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2007, 09:39:12 AM »
Thanks, everyone -- glad we could make this happen. 

You can thank Andy for the welcome thread -- he wrote the first draft.  He wrote a great one!

Peter

Offline whizzer

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2007, 08:59:23 PM »
Let me add my thanks to the chorus.  Thanks to Joe for the idea and Peter, Ann, Andy, and Tim for the execution.  Well done.

One day in and the topics are interesting, the posts and responses insightful, and the atmosphere is, well, calm.

-Whiz

Offline Nico

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2007, 08:41:12 PM »
I echo Whizzer and all others.  Thanks you for this forum.  In ,89, all I wanted was three more years...I have been blessed with more.

Peter - personally, thank you for all the crap you and the mods put up with from me.  Just thanks!

Rog
Poz since 1990.

Offline Jeffreyj

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #10 on: April 14, 2007, 05:21:19 AM »
What a pleasant surprise this forum is! Thanks to Andy, Peter and Ann and Tim! What a great idea! Looking forward to the future here.
Best to everyone,
Jeffrey
Positive since 1985

Offline RapidRod

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #11 on: April 14, 2007, 08:49:29 PM »
Thank you everyone. I'm sure this is going to be a nice informative forum.

Rodney

Offline Robert

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Re: Thank You Peter
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2007, 02:28:28 PM »
Peter, Tim, Andy, and Ann.

Thanks for the shelter within the shelter.  It only took me 5 days to find this place, but, what the hay?  I've got AIDS, what can I say?   If it was a snake it would have bit me.

I was feeling lonesome over in the Living With...and now I know why.

thanks~~~~~

robert
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