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Author Topic: The New Forum  (Read 2397 times)

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Offline Ric Wilke

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The New Forum
« on: June 18, 2006, 10:49:50 PM »
Dearest Forum Friends,

I am overwhelmed by the number of new threads posted since we merged with Poz.  I simply can not keep up with everything being posted.  I try to read everything but get lost.  This site has become wonderfully huge.

We have become a huge family of people that have something in common.  HIV/AIDS is not a pleasant thing to live with but we are all thriving with this virus.  We are all surveyors.

Bless us all, Ric

Offline Markmt

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2006, 05:47:40 AM »
Hip hip hooray,   ;D........can't wait till we bash it to extinction. Thks for your thoughts Ric
"Live to love and love to live."

Leo Buscaglia

Offline RAB

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2006, 09:00:21 AM »
Ric

Yep, things are busy around here and I recognized quite awhile back I wasn't ever going to be able to keep up with reading all the posts.  But you're right, we are one huge family and our strength lies therein.

RAB

Offline kcmetroman

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2006, 09:17:38 AM »


ditto

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2006, 09:51:42 AM »
And Ric, fortunately there is no comprehensive final written test on entries here. So just get to whatever you can.

Always good to hear from you.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

Offline Trish

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2006, 11:14:00 AM »
Hey Ric,

Oh boy have we grown...so many more new people to keep up with.  I find it overwhelming also.  Trying to keep up -- impossible.  I guess we just have to do what we can, post when we have time and reach out just like we always did...

I took a short hiatus from the forums recently because I couldn't keep up with everyone and there were just too many new people at all once.  It kind of threw me for a loop.  Plus, the fact that I had my own issues to deal with and come to terms with recently, I shied away from the forums fearing that I wouldn't be much support or help to anyone.  But, since I'm in a better frame of mind now, I look forward to getting to know the new comers, make new friends, as well as strengthen the bonds with the friends I already made here.  We just have to make the best of it...and that's what I intend to do.  I'm learning to accept the fact that life changes all the time -- these forums are no different and I welcome the bigger picture -- A FAMILY THAT IS GROWING.

HUGS TO YOU ALL (old & new members)

Trish :-*
"People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is buit."  Eleanor Roosevelt

Offline krakerjm

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2006, 01:12:45 PM »
Hey Ric...I know what you mean, mind boggling!  It's all I can do to scan topics, posted by, and go from there....this could be a full time job, LOL!
GWM, 63, PN w/footdrop
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Offline Lisa

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2006, 01:46:31 PM »
I find it analogous of the Clampetts, moving into the fancy new mansion.     ......fancy pot passers, and all. ;)
No Fear  No Shame  No Stigma
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Offline OzPaul

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2006, 02:47:29 PM »
I totally agree
It's a bit daunting and the same time I get such a rush as new family members sign in. It's like a  daily family reunion that keeps growing.
Thanks Ric for expressing what I've been feeling of late.

Paul

Offline heartforyou

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Re: The New Forum
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2006, 05:37:24 PM »
I keep looking at that teller and hope ot reaches one thousand soon.

It is overwhelming, but it feels like thousand of arms are stretched out at me...

hermie :D
Diagnosed in 1987 and still kicking
Viread, Kivexa (Epzicom),Viramune once daily

Happiness is the freedom of breathing fresh air every day.

 


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