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Author Topic: The New Forum  (Read 4034 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
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Offline RAB

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

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.


Offline kcmetroman

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


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.

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. ;)
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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.


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
Kivexa (Epzicom),Tivicay once daily.

Switching to Viramune, Isentress and Emtriva

Happiness is the freedom of breathing fresh air every day.


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